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Icon of the event Diabetes Education Workshop
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join our Registered Dietitian and Registered Nurse from the Diabetes Education Program and learn about healthy eating and diabetes prevention!...

Icon of the event DIY Beauty
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn how to make lip balm and moisturizer using natural ingredients that are cheap and easy to buy! Make and take home your own lip balm and hand cream....

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now than It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event Building Resilience in Children and Youth: A Workshop by Toronto Public Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Would you like to learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges?...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

An 8 week registered series for parents and caregivers with children 6 years of age and under. Come and meet other parents to talk about supporting your child's growth and learning, what children can do at different ages, ke...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Exercise for mental health: one step at a time--CANCELLED
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

We often hear of the physical health benefits of exercise and yet there are mental health benefits too. And being sedentary has its own health risks. University of Toronto's Dr. Catherine Sabiston will present research on phy...

Icon of the event The Healing Power of Music: Ori Dagan Sings Ella Fitzgerald
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ori Dagan is a jazz singer-songwriter, professional musician, journalist for Whole Note magazine, and winner of multiple awards for vocal performance. Join us for an uplifting performance of Ella Fitzgerald?s music, in celebr...

Icon of the event Women's Wellness Youth Program
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Too much on your plate? Thinking about your next steps? Join us for a free interactive workshop with topics such as self-esteem building, communication skills and stress management! For women ages 16-19. To register call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23