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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 Mar 23
Thu Apr 20
Thu May 18
Thu Jun 22
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 Personal Emergency Preparedness
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Emergencies are a fact of life. They can happen any time and any place. Whether you work, play or live in Toronto you need to embrace the fact that personal preparedness is an individual responsibility. Emergency responders d...

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 At Home Alone
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 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 Women's Health Workshop
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

In this workshop brought to you by Toronto Public Health you will learn about:...

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 Walking to School: Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Walking or cycling to get to and from school has long been known to be an important source of physical activity for children. However, many of today's parents drive their children to school because they think that it is safe...

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....