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Icon of the event Older Caregiver Cafe
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

When is the last time you took a rejuvenating break? You're invited to join other family caregivers to socialize, learn, relax and be entertained in a series of interactive workshops. Presentations include: Sharing-Listening...

Icon of the event The Biology of Bloodthirsty Disease Vectors
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Diseases spread by mosquitoes and ticks infect over half a billion people and kill some two million every year globally. Professor Jean-Paul Paluzzi discusses the biology of these blood-feeders and how we can use it against t...

Icon of the event Yoga for Teens
Tue Jul 05, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

This ain't your mama's yoga. Join Empowware Yoga's Christina Dizon as she leads a music fuelled practice helping teens to feel stronger, improve self esteem and feel empowered through yoga! Ages 13-19. Registration required, ...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 30
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Life in Canada - Toronto Public Health
Wed Sep 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This session addresses access to healthy food, food and its relation to health outcomes, Canada's Food Guide, strategies for eating healthy, and how to make a healthy meal. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Cana...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event The Baby Sleep Seminar
Fri Aug 12, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join Triona Coakelin, Certified WeeSleep Consultant at this 1 hour complimentary seminar where you will learn about baby and toddler sleep, the importance of sleep and most common issues, and the top sleep strategies to help...

Icon of the event Health and Well-Being: Managing Stress for Kids
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stress and positive ways to cope with stress. Learn simple exercises and techniques to calm your mind, relax your body and achieve a sense of well-being. Presented by Toronto Public Healt...

Icon of the event Toronto Public Health: TB Prevention and Control Information Session
Sat Jul 16, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join us for a presentation on the treatment and prevention of Tuberculosis (TB). This session is presented by Toronto Public Health. Bring your questions and concerns to Public Health professionals....

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise
Mon Sep 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lorne Opler will explore how the brain responds to exercise. How physical activities can alleviate depression, boost mood and increase cognitive memory and learning. He will demonstrate which exercises are best for brain hea...