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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Screen Time & Screen Safety
Tue Jul 29, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Beaches

Children spend an average of 8 hours a day in front of a screen. All parents are invited to join us for a free workshop about how to keep your child healthy and safe. Come and learn about tips to help reduce your child's scre...

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 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...