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Icon of the event Nordic Pole Walking Clinic
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the benefits of Nordic pole walking and have the opportunity to try the poles....

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as “who pa...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event Memory and Dementia workshop
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this educational workshop, you will explore the nature of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementias. Participants will become familiar with underlying causes of dementia, the risk factors for developing dementia, an...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.