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Icon of the event The Daily Rhythm of Life - Messing with Our Ancient Biology Can Disrupt Sleep
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor R. Horner explains how our modern human lifestyle can disrupt sleep and health - and how to prevent such problems. All living things possess a sense of time. We humans are also hard-wired for a...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Vegetarian Lifestyle: Healthy and Sustainable
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Is a vegetarian lifestyle good for the planet? Is a vegetarian diet sustainable? What are the health benefits of eating less meat? This fun interactive workshop answers these questions and more, plus shows you how to introd...

Icon of the event Pamper Your Mom Spa Day
Fri May 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring your mom or loved one for the ultimate Mother's Day spa event at the library. Create your own lip balm, scrubs, and do each other's nails!...

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now then It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about injury risks to young children (birth to six years) and ways to promote safety in the home. This presentation will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....