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Icon of the event Seniors Discovery Fair in Scarborough 2014
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

This free event is a great chance to learn more about the services that are offered specifically for older adults in your community. Discover programs and opportunities that allow you to enjoy active living, learn about the l...

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Tue Aug 26, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Sep 11, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. Call 416-393-7209 to register.

Icon of the event Elder Abuse:  Causes, Identification and Supports
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest's Professional Practice Chief of Social Work, Christina Van Sickle leads a discussion around the myriad factors that contribute to the perpetration of elder abuse. A complex issue, with no one-size-fits-all solution...

Icon of the event A Thermometer for the Mind
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Concerned about memory changes and whether to see your doctor? Michael Meagher explains the free 20 minute online brain health test, (www.cogniciti.com) developed by the memory experts at Baycrest Health Sciences and Cognici...

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Use Music to Improve Memory
Wed Sep 10, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Learn about the latest studies that show the connection between improved memory and listening to music. Learn how to apply this knowledge to your daily life. To register, call 416-394-1000.

Icon of the event Healthy & Delicious: Making Yummy Snacks
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Learn how to make snacks that are just as scrumptious as they are nutritious…….can?t believe it? Come and find out for yourself. A 4-week healthy eating series in partnership with Toronto Public Health. We will kick off the...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 06
Wed Aug 13
Wed Aug 20
Wed Aug 27
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Runnymede

For babies 6 weeks to 6 months. For more information, or to register please contact Public Health Nurse Lisa at 416-338-8025....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 05
Tue Aug 12
Tue Aug 19
Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB sceening of "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How ...