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Icon of the event Learn how to be Sun Safe!
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Many of us enjoy spending time outside when the weather gets warmer. However, the sun can be damaging. We all need protection, but children are at a higher risk for overexposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) compared to ad...

Icon of the event Urban Agriculture and Pollinator-Friendly Gardening
Sat May 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Pollinators - bees, butterflies and more - play an essential role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Did you know that they are responsible for pollinating over 30% of the foods we eat? In this session, you'll get informatio...

Icon of the event Walking to School: Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Walking or cycling to get to and from school has long been known to be an important source of physical activity for children. However, many of today's parents drive their children to school because they think that it is safe...

Icon of the event Local Food - Good for Our Health and The Environment
Tue May 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Local food is gaining in popularity. You could even say that it's a rapidly growing movement in Toronto (pun intended)! In this session, attendees will find a variety of resources designed to help them enjoy more local food ...

Icon of the event Women's Health Workshop
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

In this workshop brought to you by Toronto Public Health you will learn about:...

Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude & Joy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed as a caregiver? Join Saskia Jennings? presentation about releasing stress and guilt and turning it into gratitude and joy. Learn to take care of yourself by prioritizing and balancing ...

Icon of the event Tea Time: Learn the Benefits of Tea for Your Health
Wed Apr 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for tea time with a health professional and fellow tea enthusiasts to learn about the history of tea and the health benefits on the mind, body, soul and spirit.

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise: How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Mental Health
Mon Apr 10, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

With one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health episode in their lives, exercise has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one's mental wellbeing. This presentation will explore how the brain resp...

Icon of the event Seniors Health and Wellness Fair
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Discover how to stay safe and well in your own home. Speak to various agencies regarding services that can assist you....

Icon of the event Sensitive Topics- Raising Safe and Healthy Children
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health is offering a program on how to talk to your children about Sensitive Topics....