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Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

Icon of the event What's In Your Beauty Products?
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

How do you choose your lipstick? By colour? By the label? Or by the ingredients list?...

Icon of the event Good Night, Sleep Tight
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Michael Kottis, Technical Director of Integrated Sleep Centre, will tell you all about sleep and how to tackle sleep challenges. If a good night's sleep would be a dream come true, join Michael in his presentation. To regis...

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Be Strong all winter: Natural ways of beating colds and the flu
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Join us for an interactive workshop with local aromatherapist Monika Meulman as she introduces us to natural ways to stay healthy during the winter season. For more information and to register for this free session please con...

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 07, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills. Get qualified and start earning money as a babysitter. Learn to cope with common and non-life threatening emergencies. Learn also to manage a babysitting business. Limited Space! R...

Icon of the event Ingredients: Finding Skin Care Products That Work
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This program will cover the basics of how to interpret the ingredient list of a skincare product, some basic scientific concepts behind skincare, and how to select products to care for specific skin concerns. Open to youth (1...

Icon of the event Peer Nutrition Program-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(6 months-6 years) The Peer Nutrition Program is a nutrition education program led by trained Community Nutrition Educators for parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration opens ...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 23
Fri Oct 30
Fri Nov 06
Fri Nov 13
Fri Nov 20
Icon of the event Babytime/Living and Learning with Baby at Alderwood Branch
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Join us for a storytime for parents and babies 0 to 18 months and a 1 hour session with a nurse from Toronto Public Health who will discuss a different topic every week.Please register as space is limited. For more informati...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05