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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 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...

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Wed Feb 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This presentation will explore some of the risk factors for developing depression, how depression relates to memory and dementia, and current treatment options available. A presentation by CAMH Geriatric Mental Health Servic...

Icon of the event Meals on a Budget
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to prepare meals on a budget, shop for deals, and minimize waste. Participants will create their own money saving strategies and take home sample homemade goods. Presented by the Kitchen Library....

Icon of the event Yoga and Zumba for Teens
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Come and join us for Yoga and Zumba! Bring comfortable shoes and clothing and a yoga mat if you have. This program is part of the Living Well series. Drop in. For teens ages 13-19 years.

Icon of the event Cosmetic Ingredients in the News:  Cutting Through the Hype
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Many cosmetic ingredients have come under fire as being "dirty" and "toxic". What should the consumer believe? Our presenter Louise Hidinger is a Ph.D. chemist, specializing in biological/organic chemistry, and she is also ...

Icon of the event How to be Happier Through Awareness
Wed Jan 13, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Do you know someone who has high potential but seems to self-sabotage or just never move forward? The key to moving from one state of being to a more desired state lies in raising our level of awareness. People can expect t...

Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Mon Dec 21
Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.