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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Nov 25, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Learn how to safely babysit infants and young children. This course covers: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities and games, how to handle emergencies, household safety, basic first aid, and more. Participants receiv...

Icon of the event The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Stress and Anxiety
Thu Dec 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

Come to an interactive talk on Stress. Learn what good and bad stress are and how stress affects anxiety and panic attacks. Become aware of how you hold stress in your body and your body's response to stress. Learn techni...

Icon of the event Learn about Epilepsy with Epilepsy Toronto
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Malvern

What is epilepsy? What are the signs and symptoms? Who does this affect and how do you manage it?...

Icon of the event Youth In Action
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Weekly activities include games, sports, workshops, and volunteer opportunities. This program is for youth aged 12-24, and promotes healthy, active living. TTC tokens and snacks provided. For more information, contact Rachel ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Icon of the event Project Animal Farm with Sonia Faruqi
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Sonia Faruqi, author of Project Animal Farm, will discuss the unprecedented journey behind her critically acclaimed book, in which she left a successful Wall Street career path to investigate animal farms around the world. He...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Through Meditation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave fe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 16
Icon of the event March Break Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens
Sat Mar 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9am-5pm, back by popular demand with our trainer Maureen! Recommended age 11-15. This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Class includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress-relieving stretches. Led by a Meditation Toronto Instructor....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Feb 12
Mon Mar 19
Icon of the event YELL  Youth Engaged in Leadership and Learning
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Develop the skills you need to engage and contribute to your community! YELL (Youth Engaged in Leadership & Learning) is a 6 week program that focuses on skill and knowledge building around leadership. Each session is led by...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 9:00 pm - 5:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Attention all teens – want to have fun AND make money, too?...

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