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Icon of the event 'No Way' to 'Yes Way': Why You Need to Find Your Way Back to Hobbies and Leisure
Thu Jan 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tracey Dion, Practice Leader, Therapeutic Recreation, Toronto Rehab, showcases how and why we all need to incorporate leisure into our daily routines, even and especially when it seems impossible. The value of a healthy leisu...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday November 26th, 9am - 5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers in...

Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits and how-tos a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Have you been wondering if a plant-based diet could be the right path for you, but you are not sure how to take the first steps? Wondering where to get your protein? Or how to successfully cook plant-based meals for your fami...

Icon of the event Canadian Hearing Society
Fri Jan 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What are the signs and the causes of Hearing Loss, mostly with age? What do you do about it, and where do you go? A representative from the CHS will also about hearing aids and other tech devices options, communication strate...

Icon of the event The Daily Rhythm of Life - Messing with Our Ancient Biology Can Disrupt Sleep
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor R. Horner explains how our modern human lifestyle can disrupt sleep and health ? and how to prevent such problems. All living things possess a sense of time. We humans are also hard-wired for a...

Icon of the event Make The Connection-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about se...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 17
Thu Dec 01
Thu Dec 15
Thu Jan 12
Icon of the event Seniors Safety: Elder Abuse Information Session
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in raising awareness on elder abuse. Learn the facts from Elder Abuse Ontario. This session is for all seniors and caregivers. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information and to register, please call 416...

Icon of the event Handle With Care-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Handle with Care is a program for parents and other...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 11
Fri Nov 18
Fri Nov 25
Fri Dec 02
Icon of the event Cervical Cancer: Detection And Prevention
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Cervical health should be monitored regularly after the age of 21. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about risk factors and steps that can be taken to prevent cervical cancer from developing and spreading.