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Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: New Toronto

This is a free parenting program offered by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered during the program are: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, ca...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Healthy Eating for Life in Canada - Toronto Public Health
Wed Sep 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This session addresses access to healthy food, food and its relation to health outcomes, Canada's Food Guide, strategies for eating healthy, and how to make a healthy meal. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Cana...

Icon of the event Evening Films @ the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

Icon of the event Oral Health for Seniors
Wed Aug 31, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

This presentation is designed to help you learn about:...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Exercise
Mon Sep 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lorne Opler will explore how the brain responds to exercise. How physical activities can alleviate depression, boost mood and increase cognitive memory and learning. He will demonstrate which exercises are best for brain hea...

Icon of the event Healthy Minds: Stress Management Workshop
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

6.6 million Canadians report that on most days they feel "quite a bit" or "extremely stressful". In this 2-day workshop, you will learn to understand your reaction to stressful events and how to manage stress effectively....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Thu Nov 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: New Toronto

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents must accompany their children. Register for this free program in person or by calling 416-394...

Icon of the event Can We Go Beyond Treating the Symptoms of Disease?
Mon Nov 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imagine reversing blindness or the devastation associated with stroke. This is the promise of regenerative medicine and the Shoichet lab's research at the intersection of engineering and medicine. With Dr. Molly Shoichet, Uni...

Icon of the event Older Caregiver Cafes
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

When was the last time you took a rejuvenating break? You're invited to join other family caregivers to socialize, learn, relax and be entertained in a series of interactive workshops:...