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Icon of the event Food, Snacks, and Nutrition for Teens
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Join Toronto Public Health Nurse, Megan Georgieff, as she demonstrates simple and easy ways to prepare snacks and meals that are both fun and nutritional for teens. These hands-on workshops will show you how to snack right, w...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 08
Fri May 22
Fri May 29
Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed May 06, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Explore the biology behind allergies with SciChat, a student-run adult outreach initiative at the Department of Immunology, University of Toronto. Learn about the growing prevalence of allergies in Canada and how exposure to...

Icon of the event Seniors 101
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Guest speakers will present on various topics of interest and will be able to provide information and referral to seniors about programs and services in the community. Information booth from 1-2pm. This drop-in program is cos...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 09
Thu May 14
Thu Jun 11
Icon of the event Your Brain: what goes on as we age?
Wed Jun 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

As we get older, we often find that we're not as mentally sharp as we used to be in our youth. What changes occur in the brain as we age, and is this normal? Severe impairment may also happen with age in the form of cogniti...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Fri Feb 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Learn to overcome being overwhelmed by clutter so you can work effectively. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, for "Decluttering Your Mind and Spaces" will show you how to clear your mind and will give you ...

Icon of the event Staying Balanced: How Seniors Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Learn tips and techniques from Eric Daw, Older Adult Specialist and personal trainer, on how to improve balance and coordination.

Icon of the event Healthy Cognitive Aging
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North York Central Library

Ryerson Professor Alexandra Fiocco will discuss the predictors and prevention of cognitive decline, (decline in memory and thinking abilities). PhD student Katie Peck will discuss the effect of music on brain health.

Icon of the event What's in an outbreak? An Overview of Ebola and Infectious Disease
Tue Apr 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Graduate students from the University of Toronto's Department of Immunology want to clear up some of the misconceptions about Ebola. They will talk about how viruses infect us and, focussing on the Ebola virus, about the biol...

Icon of the event Stay On Your Feet!
Thu Apr 23, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health and learn how to prevent falls and keep your independence by reducing falling risk factors, staying active and healthy, and taking medications safely.

Icon of the event Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Mon Mar 16, 2015 | 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, ...