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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
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) 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. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 21
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 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 Dental Health Workshop for Older Adults
Thu Oct 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Agincourt

Come and learn about common dental disease among older adults, information on oral care, prevention tips and more. This workshop will be conducted in English and Mandarin. To register, please call 416-396-8950 or contact libr...

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 Diving into Digestion
Mon Sep 29, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Join Katie Southgate (RD) as she explains how we digest and absorb key nutrients from our food.

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 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 At Home Alone Workshop-Five Easy Steps To Independence
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Space...

Icon of the event Tai chi for beginners
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Learn the basics of this ancient Chinese practice of movement.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active and Maintain Your Independence
Mon Oct 20, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...