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Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Ages 6 weeks-6 months. Please contact the...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Yoga with Baby
Wed May 11, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Richview

Join us for a special health and wellness program in honour of Mental Health Awareness Month. This gentle yoga session program for moms/dads with babies 0-6 years old will be led by a Certified Yoga Teacher who is also a Birt...

Icon of the event Snacks and Nutrition
Fri May 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join a Toronto Public Health nurse as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks that are both fun and nutritional for teens. Learn about healthy eating facts and myths, and how to get the recommended nutrition r...

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking Demonstration
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to learn more about Nordic Pole Walking. Did you know that the exercise can be more effective than walking; incorporates more than 90% of body muscles with each stride; strengthens upper-body muscles; results in uprig...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet each family's uniqu...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens (11-16 years old)
Sat May 28, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from first aid to diap...

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Glennis Jones from Public Health, the Chronic Disease & Injury Preventive Program, will present to seniors what an unsafe pedestrian environment is, and what they can do to increase their personal safety. These include norma...

Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Please join Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and associate dean of the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph, for a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms.

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop - FULL
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...