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Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Sep 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist, Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit. Register in person or by phone, 41...

Icon of the event Toxins in Everyday Products
Wed Sep 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...

Icon of the event Brain Health (Alzheimer's Society of Toronto)
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Using interactive games and exercises, The Alzheimer's Society of Toronto will present a workshop on key principles of brain health and activities that may reduce one's risk of dementia. Register in person or by phone, 416-3...

Icon of the event Home Security
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Police Constable Hannah from Toronto Police 54 Division presents a program on home security. Call 416-396-3975 fro more information.

Icon of the event Alcohol, Cannabis and the Forensic Science of Impaired Driving: Does 1+1=3?
Tue Sep 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

James Wigmore, internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published author (at www.wigmoreonalcohol.com), will present various aspects of impaired driving as it relates to alcohol and cannabis, and discuss the propo...

Icon of the event Safe Winter Driving
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Free presentation for drivers...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes Now!
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Over the course of this four week series, adults under 65 who do not have diabetes can learn risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes and...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking?
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

At this workshop, participants will learn about cessation strategies, nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting. Eligible participants will receive a free 5-week course of nicotine patches. Presented by Toronto...

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias
Mon Sep 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the impact of changes to the brain and strategies to reduce risk factors. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Please register in person or by phone, 416-396-89...