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Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Icon of the event Neil Pasricha - NEW DATE
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Harvard MBA, Walmart executive and #1 bestselling author of The Book of Awesome unlocks the nine secrets to happiness in The Happiness Equation....

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 Smoking Cessation
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Get some tips on how to stop Smoking from a Toronto Public Health Nurse....

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 Sun Safety for Babies and toddlers
Wed May 11, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn how to keep your child safe in the sun with a Toronto Public Health nurse. Outdoor play is essential and the sun can have a powerful effect on young skin. Drop-in.

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 When Someone You Know has Dementia
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How can you avoid dementia? Why does early diagnosis matter? What reduces symptoms? How can hospitals be made safer? How can life be more comfortable and comforting for people affected? Professor June Andrews, internation...

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 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 patie...