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Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...

Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia . Research group from Sunnybrook Health Sciences
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

MEMORY & DEMENTIA: This educational workshop 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 d...

Icon of the event Afro-Fusion Dance
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

A fun class with expert Nadine Brown, including music and dance from the Africa and the African Diaspora such as Makosa, Azonto, Reggae, Soca, Dancehall, Reggaeton, and so much more!...

Icon of the event Toxins in Everyday Products
Tue Oct 03, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...

Icon of the event Beauty is Her Name
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

This workshop assists young women ages 13-19 years on their journey to their true self....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Thu Nov 23
Icon of the event Eating Right for Teens
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Is fast-food your daily diet? Would you like to eat healthy? Learn to shop and cook healthy food on a budget. Gain ideas and tips on making quick and nutritious snacks. Learn to make a healthy parfait. All ingredients and sup...

Icon of the event DIY All-natural Fall Beauty Care
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Get ready for the cold and dryness of the fall season by indulging yourself with some all-natural DIY beauty products. Participants will work together in creating their own take-home products. All supplies will be provided. R...

Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 09
Icon of the event Food Skills Workshop
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Toronto Public Health provides food skills as an opportunity to enhance nutrition knowledge with hands-on food preparation in a safe and supportive environment. The program provides participants with invaluable life skills a...