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Icon of the event Calm Baby - Infant Massage
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Would you like to learn more about: Helping your baby sleep better? Relieving pain and discomfort for your baby? Finding new ways of connecting with your baby? Alleviating stress and building family bonds? Join us on a journe...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Icon of the event Eye Health Care
Wed Jun 22, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Every 12 minutes, someone in Canada begins to lose their eyesight. But did you know that 75 per cent of vision loss can be prevented? This presentation presented by CNIB will talk about:...

Icon of the event Summer Support Program-Ontario Early Years Centre
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and their children who need additional developmental support. Parents will receive daily strategies and ways to support your child?s development and an opportunity to play with your children in a sa...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Icon of the event Kids Have Stress, Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

This is a 2 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Derived from Cross Country Skiing, 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 effec...

Icon of the event Safe Effective Low Back and Core Exercises for People with Bad Backs
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

It?s a fact-according to the Canadian Chiropractic Association, up to 85% of working Canadians will experience an episode of low back pain in their lifetime. And back pain results in one third of all lost time in the workpla...

Icon of the event Creativity in Caregiving
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, learn creative activities and exercises that you and your family member who has dementia can do together; how to improve communication by applying arts-based philosophies and imp...

Icon of the event Smoking Cessation
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Get some tips on how to stop Smoking from a Toronto Public Health Nurse....

Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking Demonstration
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us to learn more about Nordic Pole Walking. Did you know that the exercise can be more effective than walking; incorporates more than 90% of body muscles with each stride; strengthens upper-body muscles; results in uprig...