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Icon of the event There Is No Health Without Mental Health!
Wed Feb 24, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join Jane Douglas, RN from Toronto Public Health, to learn the basics about mental health. She will also guide you how to cope with stress, and how to help you, your friends and family stay mentally healthy....

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

In this educational workshop, you will explore the nature of Alzheimer?s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, an...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance
Sat Mar 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pape/Danforth

Learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance (hands-on). Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right fit for you....

Icon of the event Little Red Riding Hood - Puppet Show (Hearing loss-friendly)
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a special puppet show at Pape/Danforth designed for children with hearing loss who use assistive technology to listen and speak. Watch the show, listen to stories, and learn about VOICE for Hearing Impaired Child...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Mar 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Heart Health
Tue Apr 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on heart health....

Icon of the event Health & Wellbeing Workshop
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Learn how stress affects mental and physical health, and how to turn these stressors from negative to positive experiences. Participants will be taught various tools and techniques to reduce the identified stressors....

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat May 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...