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Icon of the event Refuel Your Energy Tank - PROGRAM CANCELLED
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Life shifts into high gear in fall season. Yet, the struggle to juggle everything leaves our personal energy tank running low. Come and be re-energized! Karin Vagiste will share he...

Icon of the event Does your home have radon?
Mon Oct 24, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Mainul Husain from Health Canada and Bob Wood, past president of Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists, will explain why should you be concerned about radon in your home and workplace and what you can do ...

Icon of the event X Dance
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Through top dance hits, imaginative storylines, playful characters and explorative dance experiences from cultures around the world, students are encouraged to celebrate diversity and the ?Xtra Awesome? parts of themselves an...

Icon of the event Falls Prevention Workshop
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Stop a fall before it happens. 1 in 3 older adults will fall every year. Join us to learn how you can prevent falls from happening to you or a significant other. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Dec 03, 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 DIY Beauty: Natural Skincare
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Learn about natural alternatives to caring for your skin using safe and healthy materials....

Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits and how-tos a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Have you been wondering if a plant-based diet could be the right path for you, but you are not sure how to take the first steps? Wondering where to get your protein? Or how to successfully cook plant-based meals for your fami...

Icon of the event How Good Are You At Stress Management?
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

The findings of two recent scientific studies about stress may surprise you....

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop:  5 Easy Steps to Independence
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds stay at home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. A parent and ch...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

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. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ar...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 10
Thu Dec 08