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Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Safety
Sat Jul 18, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Learn everything you need to know to about cycling in Toronto! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, how to "size" and maintain your bike to prevent pain and injury, how to correctly wear a helmet, when...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too: A Workshop for Parents
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Do you have children 4 to 9 years old? How does stress affect them? Find out in this free workshop facilitated by a Toronto Public Health nurse. This three-session program will help parents learn effective ways to support the...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Wed Aug 19
Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

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 Jul 28
Tue Aug 25
Tue Sep 22
Tue Oct 27
Icon of the event At HOme ALone
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 old to be home alone safely. For child with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register. The program will also be offered on Sept. 12 2015. Note: ...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety is...

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event At Home ALone
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 old to be home alone safely. For child with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register. Note: Latecomers may not be able to be accomodated once we...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: A Workshop for Parents and Children
Wed Jul 22, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

Do you have children 10 to 14 years old? Are they ready to be home alone? Presented in partnership with Toronto Public Health, this free interactive workshop for parents and children will help families communicate, increase s...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...