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Icon of the event Babysitting Course
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills. Get qualified and start earning money as a babysitter. Learn to cope with common and non-life threatening emergencies. Learn also to manage a babysitting business. Limited Space! R...

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Learn the signs and symptoms of depression and how they impact your life. Risk factors of developing depression and how it related to memory and dementia will be explored. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Heal...

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event What's In Your Beauty Products?
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Well-known cosmetic science writer, Louise Hidinger, explores the basic scientific concepts behind different beauty products and analyze their ingredient lists....

Icon of the event Healthy Holiday Eating
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodside Square

During the holiday season, it's hard to stick to those healthy-eating habits. In this presentation by Toronto Public Health, you will learn how to maintain healthy eating by using the Canada Food Guide, while still enjoying ...

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

When caring for those with dementia, how do you create a safe and supportive environment? Learn the importance on environment to a person living with dementia and some home modifications and assistive devices that can be used...

Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Wed Feb 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Woodside Square

Explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias, become familiar with causes of dementia, risk factors and prevention strategies. Presented by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Registra...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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 Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event Cancelled: Baby Food Basics Workshop
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please note this program is cancelled. Join FoodShare Toronto for a special workshop about baby food. Suitable for parents/caregivers of babies 6-9 months....