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Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed: How Are They Made and How Do They Work?
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects that they may incur....

Icon of the event The Science of Beauty and How to Read a Beauty Product Ingredient List
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

This seminar covers concepts and terminology in chemistry and biology as they relate to beauty products. After covering these concepts, basic rules on how to interpret cosmetic labels and ingredient lists will be discussed....

Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

Icon of the event Cosmetic Ingredients in the News - Cutting Through the Hype
Thu Aug 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Many cosmetic ingredients have come under fire from various environmental groups as being "dirty" and "toxic". What should the consumer believe?...

Icon of the event Living and Learning With Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

Free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for babies (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Registration begins July 7th in person or by calling 416-394-5350. Tuesday Mornings from 11:00am - 12:00pm. New Toront...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Tue Aug 04
Icon of the event Sahaja Yoga Meditation
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

Experience the joy and peace within, through self realization and awakening of the dormant energy within called Kundalini. Sahaja Yoga presents an ongoing Meditation program and welcomes everyone to join each Saturday morning...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 04
Sat Jul 11
Sat Jul 18
Sat Jul 25
Sat Aug 01
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:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beaches

This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding, age appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive your Red ...