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Icon of the event Deafblind Awareness Human Library
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

June is Deafblind Awareness Month and the CNIB is spreading the word through this human library initiative. Come in and "check out" a person the same way you would a book and talk one-on-one with someone who is Deafblind. Lea...

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 Learn how to be Sun Safe!
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Many of us enjoy spending time outside when the weather gets warmer. However, the sun can be damaging. We all need protection, but children are at a higher risk for overexposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) compared to ad...

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Fri Jun 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This presentation allows participants to learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain, the progression of Alzheimer's disease, strategies to reduce risk factors, and how the Alzheime...

Icon of the event Fire and Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Morningside

Are you 65 or older and want to learn valuable safety tips?...

Icon of the event Parent Talk Support Group
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

For parents with children that have various disabilities. Discussions, strategic practices, coaching, communication approaches, goal setting and workshops identified by parents, all provided in a supportive environment. Pleas...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn everyday ways to build your confidence and self-esteem. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Remembering When: A Falls & Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults
Fri Jun 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Toronto Fire Services wants to help you learn how to stay safe in your home....

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:...