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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Get your babysitting certification on Saturday, October 15, 9am-5pm! Back by popular demand with our amazing trainer Maureen! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers inform...

Icon of the event Fun with X-Fusion
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Be a part of the X-Fusion craze! Have fun doing Pilates and gymnastics inspired movement skills, blended with a circus themed adventure. Dress comfy. What are you waiting for? Join the fun!!...

Icon of the event Veg 101 - Sustainable and Healthy Eating
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Brentwood

An interactive workshop designed to inform people about the environmental benefits of eating less meat and to help people introduce healthy, delicious plant-based meals into their diet....

Icon of the event Making Great Sausage with The Healthy Butcher
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Dave Meli, head butcher at Toronto's own Healthy Butcher, shows us how to make our own great-tasting sausages at home and discusses the importance of organic, sustainable farming - not just for our environment, but for our be...

Icon of the event Preventing Injuries for Teenagers
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

According to research, injury kills more young people than all other causes combined, accounting for over 70% of all youth deaths. That's crazy! Come and join an RN nurse from Toronto Public Health, and learn how to keep your...

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 Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens
Sat Sep 10, 2016 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from basic first aid t...

Icon of the event Yoga
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Albion

Join us for a free, beginner-friendly yoga session led by Arabi from New Leaf Yoga Foundation!...

Icon of the event Yoga
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Albion

Join us for a free, beginner-friendly yoga session led by Arabi from New Leaf Yoga Foundation!...

Icon of the event Are You Ready for School?
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Are You Ready For School? is an interactive workshop for young women to learn more about how we can minimize the stress and anxieties of returning to school.  This two hour workshop will explore how to make time for yourself ...