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Icon of the event Fire and Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Sanderson

Toronto Fire Services will present a talk at the Sanderson Library on how to stay safe in your home. Topics covered in the talk will be how to prevent a fire from happening to you, the placement and need to smoke and CO alarm...

Icon of the event Dementia - Supportive Communication
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Register in person or by...

Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking?
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

At this workshop, participants will learn about cessation strategies, nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting. Eligible participants will receive a free 5-week course of nicotine patches. Presented by Toronto...

Icon of the event Make the Connection: Caregivers and Infants
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Free nine-part parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months. Come with your baby and learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel g...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Icon of the event Fire & Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Sep 06, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Toronto Fire Services presentation to help you learn to stay safe in your home. Topics include *preventing a fire *placement of smoke and CO alarms *fire safety in high-rise buildings *causes of home fires *calling for help ...

Icon of the event Restorative Meditation
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Experience the tranquility of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave feeling pe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 23
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...

Icon of the event Sun Safety: How to Protect Yourself in the Sun
Thu Jul 27, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how children and their caregivers can be sun safe. This presentation will cover the UV index and sun safety recommendations. All adults and children welcome....

Icon of the event Brain Health (Alzheimer's Society of Toronto)
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Register in person or by phone, 416-3...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain and strategies to reduce risk factors. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Please register in person or by phone, 416-396-89...