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Icon of the event Sushi Making Class
Tue Mar 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun, hands-on sushi-making class! Learn about the history of sushi before you draw out your Inner Sushi Chef by creating Makimonos. Take photos to send to your friends and family to prove your culinary genius! V...

Icon of the event Awareness Through Movement
Fri Jun 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Don Mills

What makes a person old? Some people think it's wrinkles, others think it's stodgy attitudes. But really, the culprit is our habits. In this session you will do several movement sequences designed to de-age your joints, musc...

Icon of the event Diabetes Education
Tue Mar 17, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

The West Toronto Diabetes Education Program services adults with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes within the West Toronto Region. Our diabetes health care team consists of registered nurses and dietitians dedicated to helping ...

Icon of the event Driving Well Into Your Golden Years - The Senior Driver Licence Renewal Program
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join Lisa Thompson, a representative from the Ministry of Transportation, for a presentation outlining trends and statistics for older drivers, testing requirements for drivers over the age of 80, the collision reporting proc...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...

Icon of the event Eating 9-5 with Katie Southgate
Tue Mar 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Join Registered Dietitian Katie Southgate and be inspired to eat better during your busy work day!...

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 10
Tue Mar 17
Tue Mar 24
Tue Mar 31
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 Yoga Kids at Downsview!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Saturdays at Downsview are back! Join Dayan during Saturdays in March from 2-3 p.m. to stretch and feel good in body and mind. For ages 6-11. Registration is required and space is limited. Please wear comfortable clothing and...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 07
Sat Mar 14
Sat Mar 21
Sat Mar 28