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Icon of the event The Daily Rhythm of Life - Messing with Our Ancient Biology Can Disrupt Sleep
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor R. Horner explains how our modern human lifestyle can disrupt sleep and health ? and how to prevent such problems. All living things possess a sense of time. We humans are also hard-wired for a...

Icon of the event Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor Bonnie Burstow, author of 'Psychiatry and the Business of Madness', presents a fundamental critique of psychiatry. Burstow makes the case that psychiatry's tenets are unfounded, that psychiatry...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 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....

Icon of the event Evening Films @ the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Heart Health
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart health....

Icon of the event 'No Way' to 'Yes Way': Why You Need to Find Your Way Back to Hobbies and Leisure
Thu Jan 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tracey Dion, Practice Leader, Therapeutic Recreation, Toronto Rehab, showcases how and why we all need to incorporate leisure into our daily routines, even and especially when it seems impossible. The value of a healthy leisu...

Icon of the event 10-5-2-1-0
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Learn about everyday tips to promote your child's physical health and mental well-being....

Icon of the event Be Heart Healthy
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health Presents "Be Heart Healthy"...

Icon of the event Nutrition for Pre-schoolers
Wed Dec 14, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Toronto Public Health will discuss healthy food choices and planning for growing bodies and minds. For caregivers and parents. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Smoking Cessation
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health will be delivering a smoking cessation workshop. In this workshop you will receive an educational presentation, 1:1 counseling, and FREE Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)...