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Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

This is a 2 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 01
Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Healthy Snacks
Wed Dec 16, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Make your own snack using berries, yogurt and more while learning about healthy eating from Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Your Heart
Wed Feb 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Eating well is one way you can stay and/or become healthy. It can also decrease your risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis. Join us for a discussion on Healthy Eating for your Hear...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Information Session
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January is Alzheimer's awareness month. Did you know that women are doubly affected by Alzheimer?s disease? They outnumber men living with the disease and more often than not shoulder the responsibility of caring for a family...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Presented...

Icon of the event Winter Blues
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. Join us for a discussion on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that will teach you about the signs and causes of depression and how we can deal with i...