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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 Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to deal with different weath...

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 At Home Alone
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

- A 2 HOUR workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old...

Icon of the event Stress Management 101 For Teens
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Brought to you by Toronto Public Health, this session is about identifying and coping with stress and teaches teens a variety of relaxation exercises to help them keep their cool in even the most difficult situations. This pr...

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
Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meal Planning
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. In addition meal preparation time saving tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu...

Icon of the event Pain Management for Seniors
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The presentation discusses consequences of unrelieved pain, pain management strategies (pharmacological and non-pharmacological), and ways of communicating your pain to your health care provider (maintaining a pain diary). Sa...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Kitchen Library for a fun juicing workshop for all ages. Participants will learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, prop...

Icon of the event Doing Well in School and in Life!
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Youth face many stressors due to today's fast-paced lifestyle. Parents of teens (12 and up) will learn to identify them and to develop strategies that prepare their teens for daily ups and downs. This program is free and will...