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Icon of the event Dancing with the Stars: Afro-Caribbean & Latin Dance Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all mommies! Need a break? Learn dance with qualified instructors while childcare providers look after your little ones ages 0-5. Registration required. Call 416-394-1000

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event Still Acting Out II
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Seniors Forum, Care Watch and TPL's Older Adult Advisory Group invite you to Still Acting Out II, a forum for discussion about ageism and elder abuse. Share your thoughts and experiences in this informative, interacti...

Icon of the event Babysitting Course
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 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 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 Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Do you struggle with your food or eating?...

Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, accredited professional counselling, family services and settlement agency. CFSO provides a wide range of services such as individual/marital/family counselling, sett...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 22
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 The Cutting Edge: How We Discovered a Hidden Genetic Code
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Brendan Frey (University of Toronto; Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) tells the story of how he and his Toronto research team, aided by a computer tool that uses machine learning, discovered a hidden genetic code...

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

Well-known cosmetic science writer, Louise Hidinger, explores the basic scientific concepts behind different beauty products and analyze their ingredient lists....

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this educational workshop, you will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, an...