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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Nov 01, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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 Working Better with Age
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Your brain on speed: how the brain responds to the rush hour of life....

Icon of the event Build Your Bones Naturally
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Strong bones are our best friends, allowing us to stay mobile and active. Learn from holistic nutritionist and homeopath Jocelyn McTavish how to naturally build bone density, or increase the mineral content of your bones, and...

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information you find on the Internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register, call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event How to Build Your Immune System Naturally
Mon Jan 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eatonville

Your lifestyle can affect how well your immune system can protect you from germs, viruses, and chronic illness. Replacing bad health habits with good ones can help keep your immune system healthy. Holistic nutritionist and ho...

Icon of the event Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Mon Jan 19, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from the Alzheimer Society of Toronto for an information session outlining signs and symptoms, risk factors, current research, and programs and services available to individuals and caregivers of persons...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Tue Dec 02
Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

An expert from the Arthritis Society will conduct a Chronic Pain Management Workshop that will teach the participants how to handle their chronic pain, stress, depression and fatigue.

Icon of the event Relax With Chair Yoga
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Pedro Boaventura, a certified yoga instructor, introduces all age and fitness level participants to the benefits of chair yoga. Join us to re-energize with restorative exercises and yoga breathing.

Icon of the event Allergies Demystified
Wed Dec 03, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Find out in this SciChat, why allergies are becoming more prevalent in Canada, and what curative treatments have been developed in response to the allergic reaction. Presented by the Dept. of Immunology, University of Toronto...