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Icon of the event Sun Safety for Babies & Toddlers
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how you and your children can be sun safe by understanding the UV index and sun safety recommendations. This program will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Bike/Wheel Safety for Kids
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about helmet use, road safety rules and strategies to reduce injuries....

Icon of the event Neil Pasricha - NEW DATE
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Harvard MBA, Walmart executive and #1 bestselling author of The Book of Awesome unlocks the nine secrets to happiness in The Happiness Equation. With Chatelaine's Rachel Giese....

Icon of the event Music Therapy and Aging
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest music therapist, Kiki Chang discusses the benefits of music therapy in the ageing process, with a focus on the role of the music therapist in long-term care. Information about how music therapy can assist both patien...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you stressed out? Do you want to bring more laughter, health and happiness into your life? Certified laughter and forgiveness coach Lynn Himmelman will give you the knowledge and practical skills to do a number of laughte...

Icon of the event When Someone You Know has Dementia
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How can you avoid dementia? Why does early diagnosis matter? What reduces symptoms? How can hospitals be made safer? How can life be more comfortable and comforting for people affected? Professor June Andrews, internation...

Icon of the event Walk Into Health
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

This program will cover the physical and mental health benefits of frequent walking, proper walking posture and techniques, sustainable walking practices and routines, walking groups in the GTA and eight outdoor walking trail...

Icon of the event iNavigait
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about issues of pedestrian safety, contributors to an unsafe pedestrian environment, and what you can do to increase your personal safety. A workshop specially geared to Seniors, presented by Toronto Public Health....

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 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 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....