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Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Program: Diabetes Screening
Tue Sep 09, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Join us for a diabetes prevention talk from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) of Unison Health & Community Services. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a screening by filling out a questionnaire related to...

Icon of the event Working better with age
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Your brain on speed: how the brain responds to the rush hour of life....

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Dec 20, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...

Icon of the event Seed Saving 101
Thu Sep 04, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Come learn about the Toronto Seed Library and get started with borrowing seeds for your very own garden!...

Icon of the event Don't Have a Cow: Veg Eating Made Easy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Have you experimented with Meatless Mondays? Join David Alexander from the Toronto Vegetarian Association and learn about the health & environmental benefits of eating less meat and how Y...

Icon of the event Gluten-Free Diet
Thu Sep 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richview

Meet Victoria Yeh, natural health motivator, speaker and author of "Where Do I Start? Your Essential Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and Sugar-Free Food Allergy Cookbook". Victoria will talk about benefits of gluten-free foods and of...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Workshop-Five Easy Steps To Independence
Sat Nov 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Space...

Icon of the event How Much Screen Time?
Wed Sep 17, 2014 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Street

Join Shirin Yilmaz from the East End Community Health Centre to learn about screen-time management techniques and Internet safety tips for you and your children. Suitable for parents of children 6 years and older....

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 04
Thu Oct 02
Thu Nov 06
Thu Dec 04
Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...