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Icon of the event Music Therapy and Aging
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest music therapist, Kiki Chang discusses the benefits of music therapy in the ageing process, with a focus on the role of the music therapist in long-term care. Information about how music therapy can assist both patie...

Icon of the event Connecting with your Teen
Wed May 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

This is a program by Toronto Public Health on how to connect with your teens. The support of a caring parent or adult is very important in a teen's development, and can help to:...

Icon of the event Tenth Annual June Callwood Lecture: Open Heart, Open Mind
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Olympian Clara Hughes, Bell Canada's national spokesperson for the 'Let's Talk' campaign, and author of Open Heart, Open Mind shares her past struggles with depression and helps to break down the stigma associated with mental...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat May 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...

Icon of the event Health & Wellbeing Workshop
Mon May 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Learn how stress affects mental and physical health, and how to turn these stressors from negative to positive experiences. Participants will be taught various tools and techniques to reduce the identified stressors....

Icon of the event Precarious Work: Why it is bad for our health and what can be done
Wed Apr 20, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Andrew Pinto is a family physician, public health specialist and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital. His research is focused on evaluating interventions that can address the social factors that impact our health....

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Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Morningside

Join us for a program about Pedestrian Safety for older Adults....

Icon of the event Bien manger c'est pour la vie avec Gabrielle Deschenes
Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Bien manger c'est pour la vie avec Gabrielle Deschenes, Infirmière de la Santé Publique...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Mar 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...

Icon of the event Little Red Riding Hood - Puppet Show (Hearing loss-friendly)
Wed Mar 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

Join us for a special puppet show at Pape/Danforth designed for children with hearing loss who use assistive technology to listen and speak. Watch the show, listen to stories, and learn about VOICE for Hearing Impaired Child...