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Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Thu Jul 20, 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....

Icon of the event Sun Safety: How to Protect Yourself in the Sun
Thu Jul 27, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how children and their caregivers can be sun safe. This presentation will cover the UV index and sun safety recommendations. All adults and children welcome....

Icon of the event Restorative Meditation
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Experience the tranquility of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave feeling pe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 23
Icon of the event Red Cross  Baby Sitting Course
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | All Day
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants recei...

Icon of the event Storytelling Through Yoga for Teens
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Using breath work and fun movement, teens will learn yoga techniques to tell stories. Also introducing Bolly Yoga - dance yoga form to relieve stress! Expect fun, creativity, live music and a whole lot of healing and letting ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Legal Assistance
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Community legal clinic lawyers answer questions in English on immigration issues, housing issues, workers' issues and ODSP

Icon of the event Storytelling Through Dance for Teens
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Dance has no limits! Teens can expect to learn fun dance techniques that focus on expression, story-telling and performance! No previous dance experience needed!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

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 Jul 08
Sat Sep 16