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Icon of the event Type 2 Diabetes Awareness & Prevention
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent today. Get tips on the prevention and management of the Type 2 diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. Presented in partnership with the Scarborough Centre for Healthy...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop with Toronto Public Health
Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that affects many people in Toronto and around the world. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed. In partnership with Toronto Public Health, this workshop will cover what diabetes i...

Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn everyday ways to build your confidence and self-esteem. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Make the Connection: Caregivers and Infants
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Free nine-part parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with babies from birth to 12 months. Come with your baby and learn about: Parenting styles, making your baby feel loved, helping your child feel g...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
Icon of the event Housing Assistance
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need assistance with finding affordable housing and avoiding eviction? An expert from the Housing Help Centre will provide one-on-one sessions to assist homeowners and tenants with their needs. Co-Sponsored with the Housing H...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Lifted by Purpose
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Bring your playlist and join us for lifted Thursdays. Share your stories about how music has been a force for change, stress management and inspiration in your life. Drop-in. For youth 13 - 24


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Icon of the event The Healing Power of Music with Donald Quan
Mon Jun 05, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Donald Quan is a multi-instrumentalist, relaxation and world music composer, and owner of the ethnic music instrument store, Musideum. After suffering a near-death experience onstage, Donald began a long process of recovery t...

Icon of the event Women's Wellness Youth Program
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Too much on your plate? Thinking about your next steps? Join us for a free interactive workshop with topics such as self-esteem building, communication skills and stress management! For women ages 16-19. To register call 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

A 9 week registered series for parents and caregivers with children 6 years of age and under. Come and meet other parents to talk about supporting your child's growth and learning, what children can do at different ages, kee...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16