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Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about injury risks to young children (birth to six years) and ways to promote safety in the home. This presentation will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Sun Safety: How to Protect Yourself in the Sun
Thu Jul 27, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how children and their caregivers can be sun safe. This presentation will cover the UV index and sun safety recommendations. All adults and children welcome....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 08, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 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 North York Elder Abuse Network
Fri Jun 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join the North York Elder Abuse Network on a presentation on how to keep yourself safe in the community!The North York Elder Abuse Network will also provide community education for you to take away with you. Refreshments will...

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101 with Cycle Toronto
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 Chronic Pain Self-Management - Cancelled
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

A six-week program on chronic pain self-management, effective ways to deal with fatigue and depression. Call branch for details.


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Icon of the event Bone Health, Preventing Falls and Healthy Eating
Mon Jun 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join Toronto Public Health for an important workshop about bone health, elder nutrition and how to prevent a fall. Be informed and maintain your independence....

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event WIRED: Stress, Media, and the Social Life in the Digital Age
Fri May 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about the brain's response to social media and learn tips on how to navigate the digital landscape to remain socially conn...

Icon of the event Ageing and Immunity
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...