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Icon of the event Conscious Aging: An Experiential Workshop
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Do you find yourself struggling with some of the challenges of aging?...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 29
Icon of the event Ingredients: Finding Skin Care Products That Work
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This program will cover the basics of how to interpret the ingredient list of a skincare product, some basic scientific concepts behind skincare, and how to select products to care for specific skin concerns. Open to youth (1...

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

This free program is run by Toronto Public Health and includes topics such as: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, and caring for a sick child. Register for this program in person at New Toronto...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: How Can Star Trek Replicators Impact One Billion Lives?
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Discover how 3D printers are transforming lives here on Earth and in space. With Dr. Julielynn Wong, Director, 3D4MD....

Icon of the event Bone Health for Seniors
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Led by students from the University of Toronto?s Nutrition and Dietetics program, this nutrition workshop highlights the importance of calcium, protein, vitamin D, and physical activity for healthy bones. Join us for an inter...

Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to deal with different weath...

Icon of the event Making the Connection
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
New Toronto

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Groups meet with a Public Health Nurse on Tuesday mornings for 9 weeks (October 27th to December 22nd) to discuss topics such as: community services, promoting la...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 03
Tue Nov 10
Tue Nov 17
Tue Nov 24
Icon of the event Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Paul Garfinkel, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will talk about his book A Life in Psychiatry: Lookin...

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...