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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance
Sat Mar 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance (hands-on). Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right fit for you....

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

You might have heard of Community Care Access Centres (CCAC), but do you know exactly how they can help you? A specialist from CCAC will give you the whole picture. Learn in advance when you may need their help to navigate ...

Icon of the event Understanding What's In Your Beauty Products
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Ph.D. chemist Louise Hidinger, discusses the basic scientific concepts behind beauty products, how to interpret product claims and ingredient lists for various beauty products. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopub...

Icon of the event Chemical Exposures
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Deborah Hutchison,a Registered Holistic Nutritionist,explores chemical exposures in food, water and your environment, and how to limit your exposure that can be influencing your health and your weight. Call 416-394-5270 or em...

Icon of the event Advanced Care Planning
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

An advance care plan is a process that shares your goals for treatment with the health care team. Presented by a registered nurse, this interactive talk intends to raise awareness about advanced care planning, discuss the r...

Icon of the event STOP Smoking Program
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

Do you want to quit smoking cigarettes?...

Icon of the event Kitchen library's Meals on a Budget
Mon Feb 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn ways to cut down on a grocery bills, create your own money saving strategies, and take home sample homemade goods. Content covered includes shopping for deals, using all part of food to minimize waste, preparing and pre...

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...