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Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now!  Are You At Risk?
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Are you over 40? Do you have extra weight around your waist? Do you have a family member with diabetes? A representative from Toronto Public Health will help you discover the steps you can take to prevent or delay the onset o...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 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 Beat the Flu season naturally with Aromatherapy
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for an interactive workshop with Monika Meulman of "the Healing Muse" where you will learn the basic tenets of aromatherapy and healing with essential oils.Blend your own oils and create a home care spray for disenfec...

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB sceening of "Out of Mind, Out of Sight". What happens to people who suffer from mental illness and commit violent crimes? Where do they go? How ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Steps to Independance
Wed Aug 27, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

This fun family workshop sponsored by Toronto Public Health offers safety tips to parents of children ages ten to fourteen as they prepare to stay home alone by themselves....

Icon of the event Mental Illness Awareness Week
Thu Oct 09, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 5-11, join us in a NFB screening of "NCR: Not Criminally Responsible". While gripped by psychosis, a troubled young man stabs a complete stranger six times. Declared n...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's 101
Fri Sep 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join Esther Atemo to learn about Alzheimer's disease, its' symptoms, changes in the brain, and risk factors, as well as programs and services available at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Tue Oct 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Tue Aug 26, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North York Central Library

Learn to meet the challenges of babysitting and develop skills to cope with common emergencies, prevent injuries and keep children safe. Fee is $60 per student (includes manual), to be paid to instructor by Visa, Mastercard, ...