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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Come join us for a 3 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 03
Tue Nov 10
Icon of the event Winter Blues
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. But here's how you can ease that seasonal slump....

Icon of the event Parenting in Canada
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop explores different cultural parenting practices in relation to the Canadian context. It will also discuss various disciplinary approaches and disciplinary alternatives to punishment. This information is benefic...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library's Easy Homemade Baby Food Workshop
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Participants will learn how and what to feed their babies in the first year. Content covered includes how to introduce solids, how to make baby food at home affordably, proper storage, etc.

Icon of the event Don't Be A
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Let our experienced health librarians show you how to find reliable health information consulting 'Dr. Google.' Please register by phoning the Computer & Library Training Department at 416-393-7209.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
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...

Icon of the event Cancer Screening and Prevention
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Please join us for a presentation from Toronto Public Health on screening for breast and cervical cancer prevention....

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Older Adults Health and Wellness/ Falls Prevention
Fri Nov 20, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A discussion about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance especially during the winter months. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: Turning Up the Heat on Obesity and Type II Diabetes
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Anthony Scimè (Faculty of Health, York University) talks about how different shades of fat, body temperature and stem cells relate to an innovative approach for weight loss and increased insulin sensitivity....