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Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

Adults are not the only ones feeling stress. Kids do too. Children ages 4-9 years old have everyday stresses. Help children deal with the pressures in their lives so that they are happier at their home and school. Lean about ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 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 th...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safely and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Presented in partnership with Toronto Public Health. For pa...

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents, grandparents and caregivers with infants ages 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics include: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and developm...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors (in Chinese)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Nov 03
Thu Dec 01
Thu Jan 05
Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event Seul à la maison (Parents d'enfants de 10 à 14 ans)
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Richview

Cinq étapes faciles pour devenir autonome. Cette rencontre s'adresse aux parents d'enfants de 10 à 14 ans, les parents et leur(s) enfant(s) sont invités!...

Icon of the event Your Body on Neighbourhood Watch ? Cancer recognition by the immune system
Fri Oct 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Cancer is not one disease but rather a complex group of diseases resulting from an unnatural growth of our body?s own cells. In this talk, graduate students from the University of Toronto will discuss how the immune system di...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence (PROGRAM FULL)
Wed Oct 05, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Snacks are provided. Pres...

Icon of the event Cancer Prevention
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

At this presentation by a public health nurse, you will learn about the risk factors for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, the screenings available and ways you can reduce the risk and stay healthy. Please call the br...