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Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: A Workshop for Parents and Children
Wed Jul 22, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

Do you have children 10 to 14 years old? Are they ready to be home alone? Presented in partnership with Toronto Public Health, this free interactive workshop for parents and children will help families communicate, increase s...

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Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too: A Workshop for Parents
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Do you have children 4 to 9 years old? How does stress affect them? Find out in this free workshop facilitated by a Toronto Public Health nurse. This three-session program will help parents learn effective ways to support the...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

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2:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

Ongoing event running from: Thu July 02-Thu August 27,2015 (except August 13th)...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Thu Aug 06
Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

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 Jul 28
Tue Aug 25
Tue Sep 22
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety is...

Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05