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Icon of the event Bacterial Nanomachines: The Key to Infection and Resistance
Mon Nov 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Bacteria have sophisticated nanomachines to help them stick to various surfaces (including us!) and to exchange genetic material and molecules essential to their survival and spread. Professor Gerald Audette explains how thes...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Wed Sep 28, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Toronto Public Health presents a fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Parent must accompany their child(ren). Limited space, register by calling 416-395-5980 or email ywki...

Icon of the event Mining the Data: What Can We Learn About Infectious Diseases?
Tue Oct 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Statistics is about understanding the world around us. Professor Hanna Jankowski shows us how statisticians are using data to surveil and report on infectious diseases and to learn more about how to manage these diseases....

Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies th...

Icon of the event Yoga & Meditation
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn how to quiet your mind, relax and embrace silence while doing Yoga. Free 6-week session. Participants are to bring their own yoga mat....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 17
Thu Nov 24
Thu Dec 01
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 Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 20
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 17
Thu Dec 01
Icon of the event Meditation
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Jane Finch Family health presents a talk on meditation. Learn about stress and meditation techniques to cope with life's stressors....

Icon of the event Cancer Prevention
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

At this presentation by a public health nurse, you will learn about the risk factors for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers, the screenings available and ways you can reduce the risk and stay healthy. Please call the br...

Icon of the event Raising Resilient Children and Youth
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Beaches

A presentation for parents with children aged 10 - 17, but parents with younger children would also benefit from it. This 2 hours workshop focuses on strategies that build resilience in children such as communications, positi...