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Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Program: Diabetes Screening
Tue Sep 09, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a diabetes prevention talk from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) of Unison Health & Community Services. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a screening by filling out a questionnaire related to...

Icon of the event Working better with age
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Your brain on speed: how the brain responds to the rush hour of life....

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB sceening of "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How ...

Icon of the event Seed Saving 101
Thu Sep 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come learn about the Toronto Seed Library and get started with borrowing seeds for your very own garden!...

Icon of the event Caring for Your Child's Dental Health Workshop
Thu Nov 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Agincourt

Come and join this free workshop to learn how to care for your child's dental health. Topics include cavity prevention, oral care, finding low cost or free dental care in Toronto and more. To register, please call 416-396-895...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's 101
Fri Sep 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join Esther Atemo to learn about Alzheimer's disease, its' symptoms, changes in the brain, and risk factors, as well as programs and services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Tue Nov 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Learn how to effectively declutter your space for free. Join Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, in "Decluttering You Mind and Spaces". The workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspect...

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!  Are You At Risk?
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Are you over 40? Do you have extra weight around your waist? Do you have a family member with diabetes? A representative from Toronto Public Health will help you discover the steps you can take to prevent or delay the onset o...

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB screening of "NCR: Not Criminally Responsible". While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times. Declared n...

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow: Veg Eating Made Easy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Have you experimented with Meatless Mondays? Join David Alexander from the Toronto Vegetarian Association and learn about the health & environmental benefits of eating less meat and how Y...