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Icon of the event Neighbourhood Environmental Walk
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Locke

Guest Speaker: Dr. James Maskalyk, author of "Six Months in Sudan: a Young Doctor in a War-torn Village", will speak about his book.

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Easy Homemade Baby Food
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annette Street

Making baby food at home can be fun, easy and affordable! Please join Doula Olivia of the Toronto Kitchen Library as she guides you through everything you need to know about your baby's nutritional needs in their first 18 mo...

Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Icon of the event Boomers and Seniors Group Meet Up: Chair Yoga
Thu Jul 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Yoga offers many benefits, from reduced stress to improved strength and flexibility. Come and learn a gentle style of yoga that you can do from a seated position....

Icon of the event Thursday Matinees
2:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

Ongoing event running from: Thu July 02-Thu August 27,2015 (except August 13th)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Thu Aug 06
Icon of the event Money Saving Tips for Boomers & Seniors
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This is a two-part workshop for boomers and seniors covering some ways to save money. Stacey from Toronto Public Health will break down healthy eating habits and how to do so on a budget. Susie from Toronto Hydro will teach u...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety is...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Locke

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.