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Icon of the event Evening films at 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:
Thu Jun 30
Fri Jul 08
Thu Jul 21
Fri Jul 22
Thu Jul 28
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

This is a FREE parenting program provided 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, c...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

For adults without diabetes to identify their personal risk of developing type 2 Diabetes and learn strategies to help reduce their potential risk....

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 Older Caregiver Cafe
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

When is 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. Presentations include: Sharing-Listening...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

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 Your Body on Neighbourhood Watch ? Cancer recognition by the immune system
Fri Oct 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Cancer is not one disease but rather a complex group of diseases resulting from an unnatural growth of our body?s own cells. In this talk, graduate students from the University of Toronto will discuss how the immune system di...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors (in Chinese)
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you.

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...