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Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Nordic Pole Walking is the most effective low-impact physical activity, with proven benefits for fitness, therapy and rehabilitation. Come to learn the benefits of Nordic Pole Walking and to have a free trial. No skills or ...

Icon of the event Chemical and Environmental Health Risks
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

There is increasing evidence that exposure to environmental health risks can lead to cognitive delays and chronic diseases such as asthma. Participants will learn about different topics related to human health and the environ...

Icon of the event Uncovering the Mystic World of Dreams
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Dreams are sacred scripts directing us towards greater clarity, purpose and self-awareness. Until a few centuries ago, dreams were highly regarded, but, as shifts occurred towards rational thought and technology the wisdom of...

Icon of the event Weesleep - The Baby Sleep Seminar
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Location: Annette Street

Does your baby take short naps? Is your baby up numerous times a night? Does your child need to be rocked, held or driven around to sleep? Does your child need a soother to sleep?...

Icon of the event Can We Go Beyond Treating the Symptoms of Disease?
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imagine reversing blindness or the devastation associated with stroke. This is the promise of regenerative medicine and the Shoichet lab's research at the intersection of engineering and medicine. With Dr. Molly Shoichet, Uni...

Icon of the event Green Doors Open House with Green 13
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Journey to the Future: A Better World is Possible...

Icon of the event An Open Approach to Huntington's Disease
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Dr. Rachel Harding (Structural Genomics Consortium, University of Toronto) discusses her open lab notebook research on Huntington's disease. Her aim is to engage the HD research community to more effectively answer some of th...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors can Improve their Balance and Coordination
Fri Sep 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Locke

Join older adult specialist and personal trainer Eric Daw and learn standing and seated exercises to improve your strength, flexibility and posture. Test your body and brain fitness.

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

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


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Thu Sep 29
Icon of the event LSP: Healthy Eating for Life in Canada
Wed Sep 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This session addresses access to healthy food, food and its relation to health outcomes, Canada's Food Guide, strategies for eating healthy, and how to make a healthy meal. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Cana...