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Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Love, talk and learn about how you can say "no" with love and help your baby feel loved and secure, understand and talk, discover their world....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 01
Wed Apr 08
Wed Apr 15
Wed Apr 22
Icon of the event Quit Smoking! Workshop with Toronto Public Health
Mon Apr 13, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

The majority of people who use tobacco wish they never started and would like to quit. Nicotine from smoking is more addictive than heroin and cocaine. Quitting is a process. It takes most smokers many quit attempts before th...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 07
Thu May 14
Thu May 21
Thu May 28
Thu Jun 04
Icon of the event At Home Alone
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old to be home alone safely.Presented by Toronto Public Health. Choose between one of two dates: Sat May 2 or Sat June 6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 02
Sat Jun 06
Icon of the event Driving Well Into Your Golden Years - The Senior Driver Licence Renewal Program
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join Lisa Thompson, a representative from the Ministry of Transportation, for a presentation outlining trends and statistics for older drivers, testing requirements for drivers over the age of 80, the collision reporting proc...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by the Toronto Public Health Department. Registration begins Mar 10th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Sp...

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Identity Theft
Tue Jun 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Protect yourself against identity theft and fraud. Learn about strategies to stay financially safe, credit reports, scores, ratings, credit card scams and implications. Registration begins May 4th. Register in person or by ph...