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Icon of the event Meals on a Budget
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Come join us 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, prepar...

Icon of the event Understanding Osteoporosis
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Did you know that Osteoporosis is a disease more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer combined? Fractures from Osteoporosis are very common ailments. They could happen to anyone whose bones are weak, and it is...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beaches

This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding, age appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive your Red ...

Icon of the event Memory and Aging
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Susan Vandermorris, Ph.D., C. Psych. of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health, Baycrest, will tell us about memory changes that occur with age. Topics include: how our brains support memory, different types of memory and how ...

Icon of the event Vaccines Revealed: How Are They Made and How Do They Work?
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects that they may incur....

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 03
Thu Oct 01
Thu Nov 05
Thu Dec 03
Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 10
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 08
Thu Dec 10
Icon of the event Food Junkies
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Are you addicted to food? Come listen to Dr Vera Tarman speak about food and the control that it has over us. Dr Tarman will also talk about her book "Food Junkies: The Truth about Food Addiction"....

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Danforth/Coxwell

Love, talk and learn about how you can say "no" with love and help your baby feel loved and secure, understand and talk, discover their world....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 02
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30