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Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety is...

Icon of the event Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop from the Kitchen Library
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Make your own fruit and vegetable juices. Learn how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage and the best fruits and vegetables for juicing. Juicer, fruit and veggies, and recipes supplied b...

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Locke

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.

Icon of the event Neighbourhood Environmental Walk
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Locke

Guest Speaker: Dr. James Maskalyk, author of "Six Months in Sudan: a Young Doctor in a War-torn Village", will speak about his book.

Icon of the event At Home ALone
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 old to be home alone safely. For child with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register. Note: Latecomers may not be able to be accomodated once we...

Icon of the event At HOme ALone
Wed Jul 29, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pape/Danforth

A 2 hour workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 old to be home alone safely. For child with a parent. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Please register. The program will also be offered on Sept. 12 2015. Note: ...