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Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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 Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents with their infants 6 weeks to 6 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event University of Toronto SciChat: Vaccines revealed
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects they may incur. Vaccines boost the ability of your immune system...

Icon of the event Interactive Brain Health Workshop
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cedarbrae

In this interactive workshop, get a better understanding of factors that may reduce the risk for developing dementia and that may help maintain brain health....

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 At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedarbrae

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 years-olds to be home alone safely. Parents and children must attend together. In partnership with Toronto Public Health.

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 Meditation Hour
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Apr 23
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Babysitting Course
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cedarbrae

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...