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Icon of the event Easy, Homemade Baby Food
Mon Sep 14, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jones

In this informative workshop led by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn how and what to feed their babies in the first year. Content covered includes how to introduce solids, how to make baby food at home affordabili...

Icon of the event Healthy Holiday Eating
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

During the holiday season, it's hard to stick to those healthy-eating habits. In this presentation by Toronto Public Health, you will learn how to maintain healthy eating by using the Canada Food Guide, while still enjoying ...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jones

Join the Kitchen Library for a fun juicing workshop for all ages. Participants will learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, prop...

Icon of the event Dementia 101
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

This presentation by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto provides an overview of Alzheimer?s disease, coping strategies and services in the community. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited....

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 Sep 02
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Food Junkies
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Are you addicted to food? Come listen to Dr Vera Tarman speak about food and the control that it has over us. Dr Tarman will also talk about her book "Food Junkies: the truth about food and addiction"...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beaches

This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding, age appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive your Red ...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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. Registration begins May 2nd. Registe...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 25
Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed: How Are They Made and How Do They Work?
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects that they may incur....