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Icon of the event Tenth Annual June Callwood Lecture: Open Heart, Open Mind
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Olympian Clara Hughes, Bell Canada?s national spokesperson for the 'Let's Talk' campaign, and author of Open Heart, Open Mind shares her past struggles with depression and helps to break down the stigma associated with mental...

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

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 24
Thu Mar 31
Thu Apr 07
Thu Apr 14
Thu Apr 21
Icon of the event Precarious work: Why it is bad for our health and what can be done
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Andrew Pinto is a family physician, public health specialist and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital. His research is focused on evaluating interventions that can address the social factors that impact our health....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedarbrae

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 years-olds to be home alone safely. Parents and children must attend together. In partnership with Toronto Public Health.

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

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 22
Tue Mar 29
Tue Apr 05
Tue Apr 12
Tue Apr 19
Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health Workshop
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

In this interactive workshop, get a better understanding of factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may help maintain brain health....

Icon of the event Being a Savvy Consumer of Complementary Therapies
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Professor Lynda Balneaves will present the latest research on popular complementary therapies, such as herbal remedies, yoga, and meditation, as well as how to make safe and informed decisions about the variety of therapies a...

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

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 11
Thu Feb 18
Thu Feb 25
Thu Mar 03
Thu Mar 10
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre!
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 09
Tue Feb 16
Tue Feb 23
Tue Mar 01
Tue Mar 08
Icon of the event Seniors Brain Gym Part II: Introduction to the Brain?s Functions
Tue May 17, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Learn about the 5 brain functions and do fun activities with other seniors to sharpen them. Get some tips to prevent memory loss....