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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 Diabetes Prevention Workshop with Toronto Public Health- Cancelled
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that affects many. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed. In partnership with Toronto Public Health, this workshop will cover what diabetes is, risk factors, complications, symptoms...

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...

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 Physical Activity Workshop
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn about the benefits of daily physical activity, and the risks associated with sedentary behavior. Participate in fun activities and find out ways to stay fit and healthy on a budget! Taught by Toronto Public Health....