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Icon of the event Make the Connection: Caregivers and Infants
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Free nine-part parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months. Come with your baby and learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel g...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 26
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Icon of the event Type 2 Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent today. Get tips on the prevention and management of the Type 2 diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. Presented in partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy...

Icon of the event Dementia - Supportive Communication
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

This workshop discusses changes in communication that occur in people with dementia and strategies to communicate more effectively with the individual. Presented by the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Register in person or by...

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...

Icon of the event FULL- Mitzvah Technique
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Healthy postural body usage is introduced through gentle chair exercises involving sitting, standing, and walking. The Mitzvah Technique can be readily applied to all your daily activities, from sitting at the computer, to mo...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
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 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 Laughter Yoga
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Find out the physical, emotional, and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform you life. Drop in program, no registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Icon of the event Community Yoga with Mary
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour community yoga class with Mary on the last Tuesday evening of the month for free. This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. No registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 29
Tue Sep 26
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.