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Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits of a plant-based diet
Thu Oct 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Pamela Fergusson, a Registered Dietitian with a Ph.D. in nutrition will discuss why plant-based diets are on the rise and the benefits of this trend. She will share the latest research underpinning the value of increasing th...

Icon of the event Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Learn the basics of day-to-day bike maintenance! Topics Incluede: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain and ensuring your bike is the right fit for you....

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 15, 9am-5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers inform...

Icon of the event Finding Skin Care Products That Work: With Louise Hidinger
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Cosmetic Chemist and science writer Louise Hidinger, Ph.D., discusses ingredients and formulations to tackle specific skin issues and how to identify products that contain effective amount of active ingredients. No registrati...

Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Aug 13, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: basic road rules and safe riding techniques, recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe r...

Icon of the event Finding Health Information Online
Fri Jul 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn to find health information online and how to evaluate these websites on their accuracy and respectability. Find out how to navigate the Toronto Public Health website for more information about health, medication, and w...