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Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mimico Centennial

Family Drop-In Time is for parents/caregivers and children to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Activities include crafts, sensory games, circle time, reading and much more. It is also a tim...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 03
Thu Sep 10
Thu Sep 17
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
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 Speaking of Bones
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Osteoporosis can strike at any age, and is often known as 'the silent thief' because bone loss can occur without any symptoms....

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

This workshop provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn the importance of environment to a person living with dementia, and some home modificati...

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 Addiction"....

Icon of the event Wellness for Newcomers in Mandarin
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Senior Workshop Series in Mandarin!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Nov 17
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 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 Juicing Workshop
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

Learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices! This workshop will teach you how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage, the best fruits and vegetables for juicing and offer some reci...

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 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30