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Icon of the event Walking to School: Pedestrian Safety
Tue May 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Walking or cycling to get to and from school has long been known to be an important source of physical activity for children. However, many of today's parents drive their children to school because they think that it is safe...

Icon of the event Pamper Your Mom Spa Day
Fri May 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring your mom or loved one for the ultimate Mother's Day spa event at the library. Create your own lip balm, scrubs, and do each other's nails!...

Icon of the event Toronto Master Gardeners Presents: Pollinator Gardens
Fri May 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Thinking of planting a pollinator garden? Come and discover the latest buzz on creating a haven for pollinators by learning the basics:...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Locke

In this educational workshop presented by Research Staff at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, we will explore the nature of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying ...

Icon of the event Women's Health Workshop
Tue Apr 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

In this workshop brought to you by Toronto Public Health you will learn about:...

Icon of the event Vegetarian Lifestyle: Healthy and Sustainable
Sat Apr 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Is a vegetarian lifestyle good for the planet? Is a vegetarian diet sustainable? What are the health benefits of eating less meat? This fun interactive workshop answers these questions and more, plus shows you how to introd...

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now then It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event Sensitive Topics- Raising Safe and Healthy Children
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Toronto Public Health is offering a program on how to talk to your children about Sensitive Topics....

Icon of the event 5-2-1-0  Reduce Screen Time & Get Active
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Learn about everyday tips to promote your child's physical health and mental well-being....

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....