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Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

Join us for a program about Pedestrian Safety for older Adults....

Icon of the event Tenth Annual June Callwood Lecture: Open Heart, Open Mind
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Olympian Clara Hughes, Bell Canada?s national spokesperson for the 'Let's Talk' campaign, and author of Open Heart, Open Mind shares her past struggles with depression and helps to break down the stigma associated with mental...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morningside

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Presented...

Icon of the event University of Toronto SciChat: Vaccines revealed
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects they may incur. Vaccines boost the ability of your immune system...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Your Heart
Wed Feb 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

Eating well is one way you can stay and/or become healthy. It can also decrease your risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis. Join us for a discussion on Healthy Eating for your Hear...

Icon of the event Winter Blues
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. Join us for a discussion on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that teaches you about the signs and causes of depression and how we can deal with it....

Icon of the event Connecting with your Teen
Wed May 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

This is a program by Toronto Public Health on how to connect with your teens. The support of a caring parent or adult is very important in a teen's development, and can help to:...

Icon of the event Bien manger c'est pour la vie avec Gabrielle Deschenes
Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Bien manger c'est pour la vie avec Gabrielle Deschenes, Infirmière de la Santé Publique...

Icon of the event Being a Savvy Consumer of Complementary Therapies
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Professor Lynda Balneaves will present the latest research on popular complementary therapies, such as herbal remedies, yoga, and meditation, as well as how to make safe and informed decisions about the variety of therapies a...

Icon of the event Precarious work: Why it is bad for our health and what can be done
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Andrew Pinto is a family physician, public health specialist and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital. His research is focused on evaluating interventions that can address the social factors that impact our health....