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Icon of the event Does your home have radon?
Mon Oct 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Mainul Husain from Health Canada and Bob Wood, past president of Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists, will explain why should you be concerned about radon in your home and workplace and what you can do ...

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energy Tank - PROGRAM CANCELLED
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Life shifts into high gear in fall season. Yet, the struggle to juggle everything leaves our personal energy tank running low. Come and be re-energized! Karin Vagiste will share he...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 23
Wed Dec 28
Icon of the event Cancer Prevention and Women
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Join us to learn about breast and cervical health. Learn about how you can reduce your risk for cancer and what tests that can be done to detect cancer early. Registration is required. Please contact (416) 396-8969.

Icon of the event Cyber Safety
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Be cyber savvy! In this workshop, presented by Toronto Police Services, learn how to identify and avoid cyber frauds and scams. Registration begins September 19th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited. 416-396...

Icon of the event X Dance
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Through top dance hits, imaginative storylines, playful characters and explorative dance experiences from cultures around the world, students are encouraged to celebrate diversity and the ?Xtra Awesome? parts of themselves an...

Icon of the event Medicine by Design
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stem cells, special cells first discovered in Canada, offer avenues to treat and perhaps cure devastating and costly illnesses. University of Toronto professor Peter Zandstra discusses Medicine by Design, a flagship initiativ...

Icon of the event Beauty Products That Work For You
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known cosmetic science writer and industry expert, Louise Hidinger, explain the science behind various beauty products. Learn to interpret product claims and ingredient lists. Gain tips on dealing with specific skin...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating using Canada's Food Guide
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Explore how to eat healthy based on Canada's Food Guide. Learn ideas and tips to help make healthy food choices. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register by calling the branch at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...