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Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Mon May 02, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Nordic Pole Walking is only 1 of 4 activities that can activate 90% of your body muscles in one exercise. You will hear about the benefits of why Nordic pole walking is the single most effective exercise and have the opportun...

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 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
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 Snacks and Nutrition
Fri May 13, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join a Toronto Public Health nurse as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks that are both fun and nutritional for teens. Learn about healthy eating facts and myths, and how to get the recommended nutrition r...

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 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 Healthy Eating for Seniors
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 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 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 Sun Safety for Babies and toddlers
Wed May 11, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn how to keep your child safe in the sun with a Toronto Public Health nurse. Outdoor play is essential and the sun can have a powerful effect on young skin. Drop-in.

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....