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Icon of the event Infant Massage
Fri Nov 03, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Morningside

Learn valuable tips and techniques for effective infant massage through one-on-one sessions under the direction of an RMT professor from Centennial College....

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 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 At Home Alone: 5 easy steps to independence
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

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 Virtual Reality for Surgery Preparation
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Virtual reality (VR) is not just for gaming as Toronto hospitals are using the technology to help people get over pre-surgery anxiety....

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 Smoking Cessation
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health will be delivering a smoking cessation workshop that will discuss the following:...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Oct 14, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 14, 9am-5pm, back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! Recommended age 11-15. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young chil...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation through breathing and stretching exercises with instructor Mystic Rose. All are welcome regardless of experience level. Please bring a yoga mat or blanket. Registration requ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 27
Icon of the event Healthy Lunch Workshop for Parents
Tue Oct 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Are you looking for ideas and tips on how to pack healthy lunches and snacks for your child to take to school?...