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Icon of the event The Robot Will See You Now: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Experts in various fields will discuss the ethical use of artificial intelligence in medicine and the issues surrounding, privacy, accuracy, and accountability....

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby for Dads
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Meet other new parents and discuss parenthood. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, g...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 18
Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 28, 9am-5pm, Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers infor...

Icon of the event Coping with the Challenges of the Golden Years
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Evelyn Burns-Weinrib is a long-time Baycrest volunteer who has experienced severe depression. She will candidly discuss the losses which living until the senior years bring; and outline methods she has adopted to improve her...

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 Service Ontario for Seniors
Thu Oct 12, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Learn about the different income benefits and programs available to seniors from the federal government such as the Compassionate Care Benefits, Survivor benefits, New Horizons for Seniors programs, Old Age Security, CPP and ...

Icon of the event Make the Connections
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months, & will learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel good about him/herself, sayi...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Icon of the event  Building Resilience in Children and Youth
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Are you a parent/caregiver of a 10-14 year old? Would you like to learn how to help your child bounce back from challenges?...