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Icon of the event Toxics in Everyday Products
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

Did you know that of the tens of thousands of chemicals used in consumer products, only a small proportion have actually been tested for safety?...

Icon of the event Vegetarianism 101: Easy Steps for Eating Less Meat
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in making healthier, more sustainable and more compassionate food choices? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will give you some tips and tools for going vegetarian or reducing your consumption of animal products, ...

Icon of the event Yoga for Older Adults
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Classes will involve learning breathing exercises, stretching into yoga poses on a mat, and some meditation. Participants must bring a yoga mat. Maximum of 20 participants; registration is required. Please call 416-394-512...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event Late Life Depression
Fri Mar 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In this educational workshop, we will explore the nature of Depression and how it can be misdiagnosed for other conditions, as well as the importance of proper diagnosis. Participants will learn about risk factors for depress...

Icon of the event Make the Connection: Infants and Caregivers
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

This is a FREE parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants from birth ? 1 year. The program focuses on important topics such as helping your baby feel close to you and feel good about him/hers...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 11
Icon of the event Emergency Preparedness Workshop
Fri Feb 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Are YOU prepared to protect yourself and your family in the event of a disaster? A workshop presented by the Canadian Red Cross....

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining healthy bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent ...

Icon of the event Falls Prevention
Wed Feb 15, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Mount Dennis

Stop a fall before it happens. 1 in 3 older adults will fall every year. Join us to learn how you can help prevent falls from happening to you or a significant other. Presented by Toronto Public Health.

Icon of the event Health Databases
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Find the most up to date health articles, research and guidelines using Toronto Public Library's online databases. Library Card required to access.

Icon of the event Walking for Fitness
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Improve your health and learn about the great walking spaces in the city. A presentation by C.K. Lung.