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Icon of the event Do You Want to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?
Wed Sep 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albion

Free program presented by a Toronto Public Health Nurse. Learn about the risks of tobacco use, how to start a quit attempt, different types of nicotine replacement therapy and resources for quitting....

Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants aged 6 weeks to 6 months. Topics covered during the program are: adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, c...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a free Community Exercise and Falls Prevention class for seniors. Offered in partnership with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-393-7746 tor register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Learn to Car Camp
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Interested in car camping but have no idea where to start?...

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energy Tank
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Life shifts into high gear in fall season. Yet, the struggle to juggle everything leaves our personal energy tank running low. Come and be re-energized! Karin Vagiste will share her award-winning mediation strategies so you c...

Icon of the event Alzheimer?s Disease: Early Diagnosis, Treatment and why Clinical Trials matter
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Alzheimer?s disease, the most common form of dementia associated with memory loss, affects many individuals in our community. Dr. Ian Cohen of the Toronto Memory Program will explain significant signs and symptoms of memory l...

Icon of the event Dental and Oral Health Workshop (in Mandarin)
Fri Jul 08, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Attend this workshop and learn more about:...

Icon of the event Your Body on Neighbourhood Watch ? Cancer recognition by the immune system
Fri Oct 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Steeles

Cancer is not one disease but rather a complex group of diseases resulting from an unnatural growth of our body?s own cells. In this talk, graduate students from the University of Toronto will discuss how the immune system di...

Icon of the event Growing Up Safely
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn about injury risks to young children (birth to six years) and ways to promote safety in the home. This presentation will be delivered by a Registered Nurse from Toronto Public Health....