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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...

Icon of the event Tree for Me
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation is offering...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Learn how to relieve the daily stresses of life through meditation using easy and gentle stretching exercises. For ages 18+. Registration begins December 17th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Icon of the event Seul a la maison - At home alone   CANCELLED
Sat Oct 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Cinq etapes faciles pour devenir autonome! Cette renconcre s'adresse aux parents d'enfants de 10 a 14 ans. Les parents et leur(s) enfant(s) sont invites....

Icon of the event Yoga for Youth
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Yoga and Meditation. Our instructor Nash Shamad is a certified yoga instructor, meditation teacher and Reiki Master. Find happiness from within. Develop inner peace. Connect your mind and body.

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 17
Thu Nov 24
Icon of the event Get Sick Well
Wed Nov 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Fall and winter are prime time for coughs, colds and flus. Leslie Solomonian, ND, is a doctor with a passion for promoting health and wellness in children and their families. You will leave this workshop with practical tips t...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to stay home alone safely. Develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs....

Icon of the event Evening Films @ the Toronto Reference Library
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us for some inspiring, uplifting and entertaining films and documentaries. Films are themed around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Finance, Careers, Innovation, Imagination and the Human Spirit....

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 21
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 18
Fri Nov 25
Fri Dec 09
Icon of the event Vegetarianism 102: Going Vegetarian in 3 Easy Steps
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in going vegetarian but finding it difficult? Not sure what to eat or where to shop? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will help you make the transition in three easy steps. For more information and to register pl...

Icon of the event Beauty Products That Work For You
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join well-known cosmetic science writer and industry expert, Louise Hidinger, explain the science behind various beauty products. Learn to interpret product claims and ingredient lists. Gain tips on dealing with specific skin...