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Icon of the event Mental Health 101
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

An overview of mental illnesses and treatments are described as well as services are available and how to access them. In partnership with Reconnect Mental Health Services. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopublicl...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety...

Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Healing with Sprouts - The Best Sprouts to Eat and Grow
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Ever wonder what it's like to sprout seeds at home? Do you know the health benefits and the best sprouts to eat and grow? Do you know how to create your own (DIY) sprouters with only a few dollars?...

Icon of the event Easy Homemade Baby Food
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annette Street

Making baby food at home can be fun, easy and affordable! Please join Doula Olivia of the Toronto Kitchen Library as she guides you through everything you need to know about your baby's nutritional needs in their first 18 mo...

Icon of the event Stress - Signs and Symptoms
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

Learn from a homeopath what are the signs and symptoms of stress, and how if not treated, it may cause havoc on our adrenal system and impairs many aspect of health such as weight gain, sleep, hormone regulation and depressio...

Icon of the event Simplifying Moving to A Simpler Lifestyle
Mon Oct 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Have you recently downsized or are you thinking about moving to a simpler lifestyle, and are overwhelmed by all the decisions that need to be made? Come learn about the traps to avoid and the questions you need to ask BEFORE,...

Icon of the event Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Albert Campbell

This workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspectives on personal spaces, both inside and out. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, will help you learn how to effectively declutter your s...

Icon of the event Walk in the Park with Toronto Public Health
Wed Aug 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Woods

Join us and Toronto Public Health for a walk in the park with a small discussion on physical activity and our health....

Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...