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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 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 Healthy Aging: A Natural Approach
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Aida Martinez Chorro, BSc, ND, will discuss how aging occurs and the difference between healthy and unhealthy aging. You will learn what you can do to reduce age related ailments and improve your energy through eating th...

Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect-Toronto Public Health
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Birth-6 years) A free parenting program for parents and caregivers that discusses children?s growth and learning, behaviour, and health and safety including parenting stress. Registration begins on November 8, 2016. Please r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 04
Icon of the event Toddler Time-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(15-30 months) This program is designed for toddlers to get involved in exploratory play activities including information regarding the toddler's growth and development. Participants will also receive information on ways to d...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 21
Icon of the event Tea Time: Learn the Benefits of Tea for Your Health
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for tea time with a health professional and fellow tea enthusiasts to learn about the history of tea and the health benefits on the mind, body, soul and spirit.

Icon of the event Healthy Child Screening Day-Ontario Early Years Centre
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 0-6 years old) This special event involves both dental and NutriSTEP screenings for children including a diabetes prevention screening for adults. Information is also provided regarding home service support, child care ...

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 Communication Skills for Parents
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn how to deal with your children's strong emotions by setting firm limits and still maintaining goodwill. Join us for a free parenting workshop, co-sponsored by North York Community House. For more information and to regi...

Icon of the event Dental Health Workshop
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Fairview

Learn how kids can have healthy teeth, be cavity free and have a happy smile....