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Icon of the event Nutrition for a Healthy Heart
Thu May 31, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

During this information session learn how to control high cholesterol through healthy eating. Learn how to eat the right types and amounts of fat and the importance of adding fibre to your diet. Learn about the pro's of a Med...

Icon of the event Advanced Care Planning for Seniors
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join Jane Finch Family Health Team to find out more how you can plan for care for future needs. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 25
Fri Jun 29
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 31
Icon of the event St. John Ambulance Babysitting Course
Sat Jul 28, 2018 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

This one day (7 hour) course will teach the basics of babysitting (child care, safety, basic first aid and emergency handling) using participants' own dolls or stuffed animal. Bring your nut free lunch and snack to the course...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention with Toronto Public Health
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

In partnership with Toronto Public Health, this 5-week hands-on program will walk you through the process of identifying your individual risks while learning how to eat right for your body type. Week 5 will include a visit wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 28
Mon Jun 04
Mon Jun 11
Mon Jun 18
Mon Jun 25
Icon of the event Healty Eating for Older Adults
Mon Jun 11, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Please join, Registered Dietitian, Gayle Jackson, from the Jane Finch Family Health Team for the session that will tell you everything you need to know about healthy eating, but were afraid to ask. We will discuss your needs ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone - 5 Easy Steps to Independence
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Help prepare your 10 - 14 year old to stay home alone safely through this fun and interactive workshop. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored t...

Icon of the event Toronto Fire Services Falls & Fire Prevention for Older Adults
Thu Jun 14, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for a presentation from the Toronto Fire Services. Learn how to stay safe in your home. Topics that will be discussed include: fire prevention, fire escape planning, fire safety in high rise buildings, placement for s...

Icon of the event Exercise for a Healthy Heart
Thu May 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

In this information session learn how much exercise is needed to improve heart health. Learn answers to common questions like is there such a thing as too much exercise and what are common risks? Learn how to create an ideal ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Sat Jul 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10 ? 14 year old to be home alone safely. Parents and their children must attend together. Call 416-393-7712 to register.

Icon of the event Let's Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn about what you can do to lower your chance of developing diabetes while having fun trying new activities with a physical activity instructor.To register call the library at 416-393-7712.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 14

Get healthy with programs, recommended collections and services brought to you by Toronto Public Health.