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Icon of the event Medicine by Design
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Stem cells, special cells first discovered in Canada, offer avenues to treat and perhaps cure devastating and costly illnesses. University of Toronto professor Peter Zandstra discusses Medicine by Design, a flagship initiativ...

Icon of the event X Dance
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Through top dance hits, imaginative storylines, playful characters and explorative dance experiences from cultures around the world, students are encouraged to celebrate diversity and the Xtra Awesome parts of themselves and ...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating using Canada's Food Guide
Fri Nov 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Explore how to eat healthy based on Canada's Food Guide. Learn ideas and tips to help make healthy food choices. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register by calling the branch at 416-395-5710.

Icon of the event Falls Prevention Workshop
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Stop a fall before it happens. 1 in 3 older adults will fall every year. Join us to learn how you can prevent falls from happening to you or a significant other. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits and how-tos a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Have you been wondering if a plant-based diet could be the right path for you, but you are not sure how to take the first steps? Wondering where to get your protein? Or how to successfully cook plant-based meals for your fami...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 19, 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 At Home Alone Family Workshop:  5 Easy Steps to Independence
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds stay at home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. A parent and ch...

Icon of the event Canadian Hearing Society
Fri Jan 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What are the signs and the causes of Hearing Loss, mostly with age? What do you do about it, and where do you go? A representative from the CHS will also about hearing aids and other tech devices options, communication strate...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ar...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event DIY Beauty: Natural Skincare
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn about natural alternatives to caring for your skin using safe and healthy materials....