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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 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 The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Safer Living for People with Dementia
Mon Jan 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Occupation therapist from the Geriatric Outpatient Clinic of Centre for Addiction and Mental Health provides caregivers the tools to create a safe, supportive environment for a person with dementia. Participants will learn t...

Icon of the event Being a Savvy Consumer of Complementary Therapies
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Professor Lynda Balneaves will present the latest research on popular complementary therapies, such as herbal remedies, yoga, and meditation, as well as how to make safe and informed decisions about the variety of therapies a...

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 10
Icon of the event Have a Good Night's Sleep - Tips from the Sleep Centre
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Michael Kottis, Technical Director of Integrated Sleep Centre, will tell you all about sleep and how to tackle sleep challenges. If a good night's sleep would be a dream come true, join Michael in his presentation. To regis...

Icon of the event Understanding What's In Your Beauty Products
Mon Mar 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Ph.D. chemist Louise Hidinger, discusses the basic scientific concepts behind beauty products, how to interpret product claims and ingredient lists for various beauty products. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopub...

Icon of the event Peer Nutrition Program-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(6 months-6 years) The Peer Nutrition Program is a nutrition education program led by trained Community Nutrition Educators for parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration opens ...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 27
Fri Dec 04
Fri Dec 11
Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

You might have heard of Community Care Access Centres (CCAC), but do you know exactly how they can help you? A specialist from CCAC will give you the whole picture. Learn in advance when you may need their help to navigate ...