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Icon of the event Red Coats Decluttering
Fri Feb 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn to overcome being overwhelmed by clutter so you can work effectively. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Cervical Cancer: Detection and Prevention
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Cervical health should be monitored regularly after the age of 21. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about risk factors and steps that can be taken to prevent cervical cancer from developing and spreading.

Icon of the event Removing the Terror From the Licence Renewal Process
Fri Mar 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Are you, or someone you know, planning on driving over the age of 80? Worried about the mandatory renewal test? In this session, a representative from MTO will provide driving tips, talk about recent rules of the road, and go...

Icon of the event Personal Emergency Preparedness
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Emergencies are a fact of life. They can happen any time and any place. Whether you work, play or live in Toronto you need to embrace the fact that personal preparedness is an individual responsibility. Emergency responders d...

Icon of the event Late Life Depression
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Depression and how it can be misdiagnosed for other conditions, as well as the importance of proper diagnosis. Participants will learn about risk factors for depress...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Back by popular demand - get your babysitting certification during March Break - Friday, March 17, 10am-6pm! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers information and exercis...

Icon of the event Aging and Chronic Illness: What role does environment play?
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. John Molot will discuss the environmental links between chronic illness and aging. No registration required....

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with CycleTO
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

In honour of Bike month, join us at the library to learn everything you need to know to cycle in Toronto!...

Icon of the event Exercise for mental health: one step at a time--CANCELLED
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

We often hear of the physical health benefits of exercise and yet there are mental health benefits too. And being sedentary has its own health risks. University of Toronto's Dr. Catherine Sabiston will present research on phy...

Icon of the event Heart Health
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart health....