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Icon of the event At Home Alone with Toronto Public Health
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albion

Toronto Public Health provides a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Registration Required. Limited Space. Register in person or call the branch for more details at 416-3...

Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

A free 6-week fitness and health education program for people who do not have diabetes. Learn about what you can do to lower your chance of developing diabetes while having fun doing activities such as yoga, salsa dancing an...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 24
Thu Dec 01
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Dental Health
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Good oral health contributes positively to your physical, mental and social well-being and to the enjoyment of life's possibilities. Some topics that will be presented are:...

Icon of the event Smoking Cessation
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health will be delivering a smoking cessation workshop. In this workshop you will receive an educational presentation, 1:1 counseling, and FREE Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)...

Icon of the event Canadian Hearing Society
Fri Jan 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What are the signs and the causes of Hearing Loss, mostly with age? What do you do about it, and where do you go? A representative from the CHS will also about hearing aids and other tech devices options, communication strate...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating using Canada's Food Guide
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Explore how to eat healthy based on Canada's Food Guide. Learn ideas and tips to help make healthy food choices. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register by calling the branch at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Infant Massage
Fri Nov 04, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Morningside

This program is brought to you by Centennial College Students. Under the direction of a Registered Massage Therapist learn how to massage your little ones. This program will provide a one-on-one massage session from RMT stude...

Icon of the event Medicine by Design
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stem cells, special cells first discovered in Canada, offer avenues to treat and perhaps cure devastating and costly illnesses. University of Toronto professor Peter Zandstra discusses Medicine by Design, a flagship initiativ...

Icon of the event Reading Food Labels Workshop
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Learn how to use nutrition information on food labels to make healthier food choices....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 19, 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...