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Icon of the event Finding Health Information Online
Fri Jul 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn to find health information online and how to evaluate these websites on their accuracy and respectability. Find out how to navigate the Toronto Public Health website for more information about health, medication, and w...

Icon of the event Diabetes Self-Management Program in Mandarin
9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Learn about diabetes and how to cope with the disease. In Mandarin. Six sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and a rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop - FULL
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and Pain in Mandarin
9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Getting the most out of life with chronic pain means better managing your pain, your emotions and your daily activities. Workshop is for adults of all ages and is delivered in Mandarin. For more information and to register ca...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Icon of the event Do You Have High Blood Pressure?
Wed Sep 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Certified Older Adult specialist Eric Daw goes through the risk factors that contribute to high blood pressure and practical solutions that can be used to prevent and lower it. If you would like to find out different ways to ...

Icon of the event Medical Marijuana
Mon May 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us on Monday May 30th for an informational session on medicinal cannabis. Heather Huff, the general manager of a neighbourhood Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary and Jessica Westlake-Ferneyhough, a Registered Nurse, will be ...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 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 Junction Family Resource Centre
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging: What The Research Tells Us
Tue Sep 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join Assistant Professor Alexandra Fiocco of Ryerson University for a talk about predictors and prevention of cognitive decline. Learn about current research studies and how aging is a next chapter in life filled with as many...