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Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping y...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Run, Don't Walk: Exercise and Brain Health in Mid-life and Beyond
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

The number one thing we can do to maintain and improve brain health and emotional well-being is to exercise. Come and learn how an active lifestyle is part of living smart today to age well tomorrow. Presented by Dr. Nasreen...

Icon of the event Natural and Preventative Medicine: Sleep, Stress, and Immune Support
Fri Nov 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Dr. Sarah Kind, ND will be discussing the health impacts of dysfunctional digestion, sleep, and stress on the body. She will review ways to boost the immune system, including the application of stress management techniques, a...

Icon of the event Country Line Dancing
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Always wanted to learn how to Country Line Dance? Now is your chance! Join us for a free line dancing lesson at the library and let out your inner cowboy!...

Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Fri Nov 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What happens in our brains when we play, listen and move to music? What effect can sound and music have on diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's? Join PhD student Keith Loach for a demonstration of how music can affect...

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Free parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months, & will learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel good about him/herself, sayi...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Icon of the event Senior Safety: Recognizing Elder Abuse in Your Community
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to recognize when someone, whether a friend, neighbour, or acquaintance, is being mistreated, and, most importantly, how best to respond. Join Monita Persaud from Elder Abuse Ontario and learn how to promote healthy...

Icon of the event Ball Workshop for Functional Mobility
Fri Jan 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join an instructor certified by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) to learn to how to use a small exercise ball to improve posture, upper-lower body strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will receive ...

Icon of the event Games for Health - The Present and Potential Future of Healthcare
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Games and gamification have the potential to radically transform how healthcare is delivered in the 21st century. Just what they transform healthcare into remains to be seen. In this talk Dr. Steve Wilcox explores the burgeon...

Icon of the event Preventing Type 2 Diabetes One Step at a Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Auditorium...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07