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Icon of the event Juicing Workshop from the Kitchen Library
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Make your own fruit and vegetable juices. Learn how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage and the best fruits and vegetables for juicing. Juicer, fruit and veggies, and recipes supplied b...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Growing Up Naturally
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Alderwood

Join Monika Meulman, of "The Healing Muse", for this three part series for parents/caregivers and their young children aged 0-3 years. Parents will experience and learn about the importance of growth, bonding, natural health ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 17
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
Icon of the event Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jones

Join the Kitchen Library for a fun juicing workshop for all ages. Participants will learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, prop...

Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...

Icon of the event Easy, Homemade Baby Food
Mon Sep 14, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jones

In this informative workshop led by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn how and what to feed their babies in the first year. Content covered includes how to introduce solids, how to make baby food at home affordabili...

Icon of the event Yoga for Kids
Sat Aug 15, 2015 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Jones

Come to Jones to learn some fun yoga exercises. Bring your own yoga mat or towel to help with your poses. Call the branch for more information 416-393-7715.

Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...