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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

This course teaches you 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. Receive y...

Icon of the event Live longer, live stronger with plant-based nutrition
Thu Sep 22, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Plant based diets are on the rise! Catch the benefit of this trend to slow aging, fight disease and help the environment and animals. Learn practical strategies to increase the plant content of your diet....

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and a rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: New Toronto

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered during the program are: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, c...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Please join Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and associate dean of the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph, for a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms.

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop - FULL
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

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...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 20
Icon of the event Cancer Screening & Prevention
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for this 3-part workshop series (June 17, 18 & 20) that looks at risk assessment, making healthy lifestyle choices, sun safety, smoking cessation, and screening procedures for men and women for colorectal, breast and ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 17
Sat Jun 18
Mon Jun 20
Icon of the event Downsizing Decisions
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

The real estate market is hot! Should you stay in your house or move? Deirdre Slowey, SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) specializes in properties for older adults and will discuss the factors to consider when making y...