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Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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. Presented...

Icon of the event Being a Savvy Consumer of Complementary Therapies
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Professor Lynda Balneaves will present the latest research on popular complementary therapies, such as herbal remedies, yoga, and meditation, as well as how to make safe and informed decisions about the variety of therapies a...

Icon of the event Winter Blues
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. Join us for a discussion on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that will teach you about the signs and causes of depression and how we can deal with i...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Information Session
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January is Alzheimer's awareness month. Did you know that women are doubly affected by Alzheimer?s disease? They outnumber men living with the disease and more often than not shoulder the responsibility of caring for a family...

Icon of the event Still Acting Out II
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Seniors Forum, Care Watch and TPL's Older Adult Advisory Group invite you to Still Acting Out II, a forum for discussion about ageism and elder abuse. Share your thoughts and experiences in this informative, interacti...

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

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 Dec 01
Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Your Heart
Wed Feb 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Eating well is one way you can stay and/or become healthy. It can also decrease your risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis. Join us for a discussion on Healthy Eating for your Hear...