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Icon of the event Storytelling Through Dance for Teens
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Dance has no limits! Teens can expect to learn fun dance techniques that focus on expression, story-telling and performance! No previous dance experience needed!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop: 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 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 Storytelling Through Spoken Word for Teens
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Spoken Word is using our voice to tell our stories - in a creative and expressive way! Spoken Word is using creative poetry with our voice! Teens can expect to gain confidence through active story-telling and public speaking!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

As the legalization of cannabis looms closer, it is important to know some of the basic knowledge of this drug and its interaction with alcohol. James Wigmore an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published ...

Icon of the event Eating Right for Teens
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Is fast-food your daily diet? Would you like to eat healthy? Learn to shop and cook healthy food on a budget. Gain ideas and tips on making quick and nutritious snacks. Learn to make a healthy parfait. All ingredients and sup...

Icon of the event Food Skills Workshop
Mon Aug 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Toronto Public Health provides food skills as an opportunity to enhance nutrition knowledge with hands-on food preparation in a safe and supportive environment. The program provides participants with invaluable life skills a...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Learn to recognize the signs of diabetes and what changes you can make to control the symptoms. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited.

Icon of the event Healthy Eating and Coping with Stress Workshops
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Start the school year off right by participating in fun workshops led by a Toronto Public Health nurse....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us fight against infectious diseases. As we age this defence mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impair its ability to function properly. This presentati...

Icon of the event Genome Editing: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR
Mon Oct 30, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Learn more about CRISPR Genome Editing and how scientists use this revolutionary tool to "cut and paste" genes. Graduate students from the University of Toronto will explain how this type of gene editing works, its applicatio...