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Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meals On A Budget
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to prepare meals on a budget. Presented by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn ways to cut down on grocery bills. Find out how to shop for deals, use all parts of food to minimize waste, prepare and prepack...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meal Planning
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. In addition meal preparation time saving tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu...

Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Juicing
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Participants will learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, proper juice storage, best fruits and vegetables for juicing and recip...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety ...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens (Ages 11-16)
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from basic first aid t...

Icon of the event Stress Management 101 For Teens
Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Brought to you by Toronto Public Health, this session is about identifying and coping with stress and teaches teens a variety of relaxation exercises to help them keep their cool in even the most difficult situations. This pr...

Icon of the event Pain Management for Seniors
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The presentation discusses consequences of unrelieved pain, pain management strategies (pharmacological and non-pharmacological), and ways of communicating your pain to your health care provider (maintaining a pain diary). Sa...

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

This free program is run by Toronto Public Health and includes topics such as: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, and caring for a sick child. Register for this program in person at New Toronto...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: Turning Up the Heat on Obesity and Type II Diabetes
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Anthony Scimè (Faculty of Health, York University) talks about how different shades of fat, body temperature and stem cells relate to an innovative approach for weight loss and increased insulin sensitivity....