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Icon of the event Toronto Public Health - Dental Workshop
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Malvern

Following our babytime session, an outreach worker from Toronto health will speak to parents/caregivers about infant oral health, hygiene and teething. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Healthy Living For Older Adults: Keep Active And Maintain Your Independence
Fri Jun 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Join a representative from Toronto Health for a talk about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance. Discover the emotional and social benefits of keeping active in...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Session 3: The Struggle to Juggle...

Icon of the event Lunchtime Programs: Laughter Yoga
12:10 pm - 12:50 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing and how they can transform your life. Information is provided by Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 09
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Stay on Your Feet:  Prevent a Fall
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Are you an older adult or caring for one? Each year many seniors are injured when they fall. Falls can result in physical, social and emotional trauma as well as a loss of independence. The good news is that there are steps y...

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Nutrition and Brain Health
Thu Jun 12, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
North York Central Library

Join Dr. Carol Greenwood to learn the latest on the connection between nutrition and brain health. Dr. Greenwood, who is affiliated with University of Toronto's Department of Nutritional Sciences and Baycrest Centre for Geri...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 12, 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 Lyme Disease: A Southern Ontario Ticking Time Bomb
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Speaker, journalist and Lyme sufferer Vanessa Farnsworth, author of Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada, will talk about what is known and unknown about Lyme disease in humans and in natu...

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energies!
Wed May 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Conflict-driven stress will rob you of energy, so come and be re-energized! Author and Mediator Karin Vagiste received the International Award of Excellence for her peace-building strategies; the more room you make for peace ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.