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Icon of the event Connecting with your Teen
Wed May 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 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 Laughter Yoga
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you stressed out? Do you want to bring more laughter, health and happiness into your life? Certified laughter and forgiveness coach Lynn Himmelman will give you the knowledge and practical skills to do a number of laughte...

Icon of the event **DATE CHANGED  TO  DEC. 6, 2016 : Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

**THIS PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016 **...

Icon of the event Healthy Aging: what you should know to stay healthy as you age
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

In cooperation with Toronto Public Health, we offer a one hour workshop on healthy aging including nutrition, exercise, injury prevention, medication safety, etc. Drop by for this information session.

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Life in Canada - Toronto Public Health
Wed Sep 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This session addresses access to healthy food, food and its relation to health outcomes, Canada's Food Guide, strategies for eating healthy, and how to make a healthy meal. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Cana...

Icon of the event Music Therapy and Aging
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest music therapist, Kiki Chang discusses the benefits of music therapy in the ageing process, with a focus on the role of the music therapist in long-term care. Information about how music therapy can assist both patien...

Icon of the event Eye Health Care
Wed Jun 22, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Every 12 minutes, someone in Canada begins to lose their eyesight. But did you know that 75 per cent of vision loss can be prevented? This presentation presented by CNIB will talk about:...

Icon of the event Find your power: self defense for women
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Women's self defense workshop with Marilyn Walsh teaching both active verbal and physical resistance methods of preventing assault.

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress, Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

This is a 2 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 Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Walk into Health
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Morningside

At this session you will learn:...