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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....

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 iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

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 Senior Homes
Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Join us for an interactive presentation about senior condos, retirement homes, nursing homes and life lease condos versus resale condos. Registration begins June 13th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space i...

Icon of the event Yoga for Kids
Sat Aug 15, 2015 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Jones

Come to Jones to learn some fun yoga exercises. Bring your own yoga mat or towel to help with your poses. Call the branch for more information 416-393-7715.

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-Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto presents an informative session about how to cope and communicate with those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Registration begins May 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 10
Icon of the event Cooking for One
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

Do you find it hard to cook healthy, cost-conscious meals for one? Learn about easy, healthy and inexpensive cooking. This program is presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins July 29th. Register in person or...