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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 Keep your toddler safe
Wed Jun 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Play, exercise and exploration is important to grow a well-rounded child. Learn how to keep your toddler safe inside and outdoors with a Toronto Public Health nurse. Drop-in.

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 Find your power: self defense for women
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Women's self defense workshop with Marilyn Walsh teaching both active verbal and physical resistance methods of preventing assault.

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Seniors
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cedarbrae Branch will be hosting a Healthy Eating workshop for seniors presented by Toronto Public Health. Participants will explore how to eat healthy based on Canada Food Guide. Simple recipes and tips for cooking for 1 or...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Understand the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Become familiar with risk factors, prevention strategies and current treatment options. Presented by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)....

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Toronto Public Health presents a seminar on pedestrian safety with information on how to stay safe while out and about on the streets....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet each family's uniqu...

Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Please join Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and associate dean of the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph, for a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms.

Icon of the event Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Registration begins May 16th 2016. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is lim...