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Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Tue Jun 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join Keith Loach in a program that will look at recent research in music and health, and share a few simple things that we can do to improve our quality of life....

Icon of the event Your Personal Refueling Station!
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Refuel your energy tank by lowering conflict-induced stress. We are all social, emotional beings so the biggest source of stress comes from relationship problems. Award-winning expert in mediating conflicts Karin Vagiste will...

Icon of the event Growing Up Safely with Toronto Public Health
Wed Apr 26, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Children need to explore and play. This half hour discussion with a Toronto Public Health nurse will help you keep them safe as they grow and learn. Drop-in.

Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This free two-hour workshop helps families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely by:...

Icon of the event At Home Alone presented byToronto Public Health
Sat May 06, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

This fun and interactive family workshop will help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone. Workshop will focus on Open Communication, Increased Safety Awareness and other tools to help better prepare famili...

Icon of the event Friends of Gerrard/Ashdale Library
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us for good conversations in a friendly and welcoming environment. This program will have an advisory component. Do tell us the programs you would like the library to offer. This is also a chance to meet new friends a...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu May 18
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jul 20
Icon of the event Sensitive Topics- Raising Safe and Healthy Children
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health is offering a program on how to talk to your children about Sensitive Topics....

Icon of the event Key Self-Care Strategies for Caregivers
Mon May 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Saskia Jennings is a dynamic and passionate Caregiver Coach, Consultant and Speaker with 10 years gained expertise in the Caregiver Service Industry. Her proven tools, techniques and educational courses have been developed ov...

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 LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...