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Icon of the event Bone Health for Seniors
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Led by students from the University of Toronto?s Nutrition and Dietetics program, this nutrition workshop highlights the importance of calcium, protein, vitamin D, and physical activity for healthy bones. Join us for an inter...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

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

How do you choose your lipstick? By colour? By the label? Or by the ingredients list?...

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 Kitchen Library's Easy Homemade Baby Food Workshop
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Participants will learn how and what to feed their babies in the first year. Content covered includes how to introduce solids, how to make baby food at home affordably, proper storage, etc.

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 Cutting Edge: How Can Star Trek Replicators Impact One Billion Lives?
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Discover how 3D printers are transforming lives here on Earth and in space. With Dr. Julielynn Wong, Director, 3D4MD....

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 07, 2015 | 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 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 ...