August 19, 2013


Protect yourself from excessive exposure to the ultraviolet rays (UV) of the sun.


  • Lather on the sunscreen. Use a sunscreen with Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 15. (But not just any sunscreen - check out these tips for finding a product that's safe for you and the environment.) Apply it liberally to all exposed areas of your body, particularly your ears, face, back and neck. Reapply every two hours when working, playing, or exercising outdoors; even waterproof sunscreen can come off when you towel off sweat or water.
  • Listen to the weather reports. The UV Index, developed by the National Weather Service and the Environmental Protection Agency, provides a forecast of the expected risk of overexposure to the sun and indicates the degree of caution that you should take when working, playing or exercising outdoors. Weather predictions in print and broadcast media announce the UV Index daily.
  • Stay clear of the midday sun as much as possible. The sun's UV rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. If you're spending the day at the beach, take refuge under a beach umbrella during those hours when the sun's rays are most intense.

 

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Events

5th annual Sound Travels Intensive for Sound & Media Artists
Tue Aug 20 - Sat Aug 24

August 20-24, 2013, $175, 9am - 7pm daily with an 8pm concert on August 24@ NAISA SpacePre-registration required - go to https://www.naisa.ca/eshops/eintensive.phpFor more information go to http://www.naisa.ca/soundtravels/intensive.htmlThe...

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Barns Art Market
Sat Aug 24 / 9:00am - 2:00pm

Barns Art Market Saturday, August 24 , 9am - 2pm Find jewellery, paintings, prints, ceramics, clothing and more from 25+ exhibitors at Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St). Explore the building, meet artists in their studios and shop at Th...

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Edible Tree Tour
Sat Aug 24 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

Saturday, August 24 10:30am-12pm Ben Nobleman Park Registration required Join Toronto foodies in learning more about edible trees, Toronto’s first orchard, and what you can do at home. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.yo...

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Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art
Mon Jul 15 - Sat Aug 24

15th Anniversary Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St) + surrounding areas at the Barns & on Toronto Islandwww.soundtravels.caWorkshop Intensive Pass $175 / Youth Summer Camp $75 / Symposium/Performance Pass $70/$40Single Concerts: Free - $1...

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Sound Travels Intensive Concert
Sat Aug 24 / 8:00pm - 12:00am

NAISA SpaceArtscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street #252   Performances of work by artists and composers attending the Sound Travels Intensive (a series of workshops over a 5-day period). ...

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Sound Travels Intensive for Sound and Media Artists
Tue Aug 20 - Sat Aug 24

$175 registration fee (note registration fee also includes a free Sound Travels concert pass) NAISA Space, Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie #252, Toronto Click Here to Register. The Sound Travels Intensive is an opportunity for artists, c...

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Free RESUMÉ WORKSHOP
Wed Aug 28 / 1:15pm - 4:00pm

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Summer Music Series – A Night at the Opera
Tue Sep 3 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Event: Summer Music Series – A Night at the Opera When: Tuesday, September 3 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Price: $10.00   Description:  Come and enjoy one of the best views in the City while enjoying a drink, a great BBQ menu, an...

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