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Icon of the event How to Manage High Blood Pressure
Mon May 14, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us in our Periodical Lounge and find out more about symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention of hypertension. This talk is presented by Jane-Finch Family Health Team Pharmacists.

Icon of the event World No Tobacco Day: Smoking Cessation Workshop
Thu May 31, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Downsview

On World No Tobacco Day, join us for an hour long workshop with Toronto Public Health on cessation strategies and resources for quitting. This workshop will help individuals who desire to decrease tobacco consumption and incr...

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 Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Wed Jun 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Cycle Toronto will show you the basics of how to maintain your bike in this hands-on workshop. Topics include: safety checks, pumping your tires, tightening your brakes, lubing your chain, and ensuring your bike is the right ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone with Toronto Public Health
Sat Apr 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Ages 10 ? 14. Parents and/or caregivers must attend this workshop with their child. Register in person or call 416-395-5966 or email...

Icon of the event Senior drivers & the licence renewal process
Tue May 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

By attending this presentation, attendees will learn about: ...

Icon of the event Not Your Granddad's Weed: The Forensic Science of Cannabis (Part 1)
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Jim Wigmore, an internationally recognized forensic toxicologist, expert witness and author who has retired from the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto after 29 years of service, will be at the Barbara Frum Branch to pres...

Icon of the event Active Boost! Nutrition Classes
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Get fit! Feel great! Reach your health goals through our free 8 week program of nutrition and fitness classes. Nutritional snacks are provided for free. ...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101: Bike with Confidence
Wed May 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Cycle Toronto will guide you through everything you need to know about cycling in Toronto. Topics include: road rules, safe riding techniques, equipment, choosing your route and more.

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