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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens 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. Partici...

Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Seniors
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Cedarbrae Branch will be hosting a Healthy Eating workshop for seniors presented by Toronto Public Health. Participants will explore how to eat healthy based on Canada Food Guide. Simple recipes and tips for cooking for 1 or...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Understand the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Become familiar with risk factors, prevention strategies and current treatment options. Presented by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)....

Icon of the event Pedestrian Safety
Wed Jun 08, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Toronto Public Health presents a seminar on pedestrian safety with information on how to stay safe while out and about on the streets....

Icon of the event How Memory Changes with Age
Wed Jun 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Dr. Shayna Rosenbaum, Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Biology, and Centre for Vision Research, York University, discusses the latest research on age-related changes to memory and brain function....

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Step to Independence
Thu Sep 01, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This Toronto Public Health workshop offers safety tips to parents and children as they prepare to stay home alone....

Icon of the event Creativity in Caregiving
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, learn creative activities and exercises that you and your family member who has dementia can do together; how to improve communication by applying arts-based philosophies and imp...

Icon of the event Stress Management Thru Restorative Meditation
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

These classes consist of a relaxing meditation session and tension relieving stretches. Please bring a yoga mat or a non-slip surface mat to the class. To register please call 416-394-1040.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Derived from Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Pole Walking is only 1 of 4 activities that can activate 90% of your body muscles in one exercise. You will hear about the benefits of why Nordic pole walking is the single most effec...

Icon of the event Alzheimer Disease Awareness
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

An expert from Alzheimer Society of Toronto will teach you ways to reduce the risk of developing dementia. This interactive workshop will show you research findings and help you recognize habits that promote a healthy brain l...