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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 The Cutting Edge: How We Discovered a Hidden Genetic Code
Tue Dec 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Brendan Frey (University of Toronto; Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) tells the story of how he and his Toronto research team, aided by a computer tool that uses machine learning, discovered a hidden genetic code...

Icon of the event Safe Winter Driving
Tue Dec 01, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lisa Thompson from Ministry of Transportation presents Safe Winter Driving. Learn how to properly prepare yourself and your vehicle to manage Ontario winter road conditions. Find information on,the snow removal process,winte...

Icon of the event What's In Your Beauty Products?
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Well-known cosmetic science writer, Louise Hidinger, explores the basic scientific concepts behind different beauty products and analyze their ingredient lists....

Icon of the event Cosmetic Ingredients in the News:  Cutting Through the Hype
Wed Jan 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Many cosmetic ingredients have come under fire as being "dirty" and "toxic". What should the consumer believe? Our presenter Louise Hidinger is a Ph.D. chemist, specializing in biological/organic chemistry, and she is also ...

Icon of the event Depression in Late Life
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
St. Lawrence

Presented by CAMH's Geriatric Mental Health Services (speaker to be announced)....

Icon of the event Dancing with the Stars: Afro-Caribbean & Latin Dance Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all mommies! Need a break? Learn dance with qualified instructors while childcare providers look after your little ones ages 0-5. Registration required. Call 416-394-1000

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event STOP Smoking Program
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

Do you want to quit smoking cigarettes?...

Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

You might have heard of Community Care Access Centres (CCAC), but do you know exactly how they can help you? A specialist from CCAC will give you the whole picture. Learn in advance when you may need their help to navigate ...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 23