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Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Sep 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents and children together will develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailo...

Icon of the event Awaken to Your Exquisite Life Now
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Richview

In a fun interactive and supportive environment you will learn strategies on how to receive and open up to the infinite abundance in the universe, practice basic meditation principles to help you connect to your joy, understa...

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Protecting our Seniors: Financial Frauds & Scams
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This informative seminar will discuss warning signs of financial fraud, common scams, prevention, elder abuse and the research behind senior cognition....

Icon of the event Home Security
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Police Constable Hannah from Toronto Police 54 Division presents a program on home security. Call 416-396-3975 fro more information.

Icon of the event The Fountain of Health: Healthy Living, Positive Aging
Fri Jul 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The Fountain of Health is an initiative focusing on optimal aging and is your source for science-based information and tools that will help you to tap into your most valuable resources as you age. Participants will engage in ...

Icon of the event Inspiring Minds
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for workshops run by the Canadian Training Institute on Stress Reduction, Learning and Practicing Empathy, Leadership and Mentoring, and Problem Solving. Ages 12+. Drop-in, no registration required. Mondays July 10-31...


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Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As the legalization of cannabis looms closer, it is important to know some of the basic knowledge of this drug and its interaction with alcohol. James Wigmore an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published ...

Icon of the event Toxins in Everyday Products
Wed Sep 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...