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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 Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Do you struggle with your food or eating?...

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How We Discovered a Hidden Genetic Code
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Brendan Frey (University of Toronto; Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) tells the story of how he and his Toronto research team, aided by a computer tool that uses machine learning, discovered a hidden genetic code...

Icon of the event A Strength-Based Approach to Parenting - Presented by Dr. Wayne Hammond
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Understanding and purposefully nurturing a child's ability to navigate and negotiate life's challenges in successful ways is the goal of all parents. But in light of the many risks and threats our children face, embracing a ...

Icon of the event Memory & Dementia
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, and...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens (Ages 11-16)
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from basic first aid t...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meals On A Budget
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to prepare meals on a budget. Presented by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn ways to cut down on grocery bills. Find out how to shop for deals, use all parts of food to minimize waste, prepare and prepack...

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 Dancing with the Stars: Afro-Caribbean & Latin Dance Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all mommies! Need a break? Learn dance with qualified instructors while childcare providers look after your little ones ages 0-5. Registration required. Call 416-394-1000

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, accredited professional counselling, family services and settlement agency. CFSO provides a wide range of services such as individual/marital/family counselling, sett...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 22