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Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

A free 9-week program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months old. For more information, contact Public Health Nurse Cindy at 416-338-7054. Tuesday mornings from Feb 3rd- March 31st,10:30-12:30.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 31
Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Mon May 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens “Change is the Rule of Life”, a short film which portrays the life transitions older adults face when living independently become more challenging. A panel discussion follows with repres...

Icon of the event Supporting Persons with Dementia & Responding to Behaviours
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eatonville

This 2-hour interactive workshop by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for caregivers of persons with dementia explores a range of topics, including understanding behaviours, strategies for responding, meaningful activities, an...

Icon of the event What's in an Outbreak? - An Overview of Ebola and Infectious Disease
Wed Apr 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

Amidst the media panic on the current Ebola outbreak in western Africa, University of Toronto researchers from the Dept. of Immunology want to clear up some of the misconceptions surrounding the virus. The focus will be on Eb...

Icon of the event Increase Your Internal Resistance to Stress
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Repetitive negative stress in the primary cause of illness and sickness today. Our modern contemporary lifestyles are much more stressful today than they were 20, 30 years ago. Learn effective strategies for both reducing ne...

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

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 31
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Icon of the event Food, Snacks, and Nutrition for Teens
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Toronto Public Health Nurse, Megan Georgieff, as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These hands-on workshops will show you how to snack right, w...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 08
Fri May 22
Fri May 29
Icon of the event Mental Health 101
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by Reconnect Mental Health services, this information session will review the current mental health system and where we have come from. An overview of mental illnesses and treatments will be described as well as su...

Icon of the event Music to Better Your Health: Ideas from a Music Therapist
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Annette Street

Music touches us all. We are musical beings. Research increasingly shows that music has positive effects on our physical and emotional health. This evening will provide an information session about music therapy, followed ...

Icon of the event You Gotta' Go: Bladder Health and You
Mon Jun 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by the Nurse Continence Advisor of Trillium Health Partners, this seminar discusses bladder problems, incontinence, treatment and management options. Question and answer session follows. Call 416-394-5270 or emailea...