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Past Events

Pregnancy and Parental Leave Planning Seminar for Postdoctoral Fellows in CUPE Local 3902 (Unit 5)

Date: Monday, June 17, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Becoming a parent is one of the most monumental experiences in a person’s life. Unfortunately, children do not come with foolproof instructions! This workshop adopts a highly practical approach to preparing Postdoctoral Fellows represented by CUPE … Read More

At Home Alone (P.A. Day)

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 (P.A. Day) Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 A fun workshop to help families prepare their 9 – 14 year old to be home alone safely. This interactive workshop for parents and their 9 – 14 year olds will help: Communicate together … Read More

From Cohabitation to Divorce: What You Should Know About Family Law

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Building, Room 313 Come hear an experienced family lawyer discuss the following important questions: Common law relationships – what rights and obligations do you have? Cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts – what’s the difference? when do you need one? “I want to … Read More

Making Your Own Babyfood

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Cooking your own baby food is easy and affordable, and best of all you know exactly what’s in it! Learn to: Use simple equipment to make baby food Know how and when to introduce solid … Read More

Family Event: Bike Mechanics for Kids

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Bahen patio (entrance through College St. between the U of T Bookstore and the Fields Institute) Bring your kids (up to 14 yrs. old) to learn how to keep their bikes in top condition, including bike mechanics, maintenance and safety. Stick around after the … Read More

Pregnancy/Parental/Adoption/Primary Caregiver Leave Planning Seminar (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Friday, May 10, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: HR Conference Room BV540, U of T Scarborough Please register early. Registration closes 1 week prior to each workshop. Becoming a parent is one of the most monumental experiences in a person’s life. Unfortunately, children do not come with foolproof instructions! Combining a career … Read More

Understanding the Impacts of Learning Disabilities (LD) (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AA160 This workshop will focus on understanding the impacts of Learning Disabilities (LD) on children and their families and will offer strategies for how to help children cope at home, school and play. It will explore the perspectives … Read More

Elder Care: Understanding the System (U of T Mississauga)

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm (presentation for 45 minutes followed by a question and answer period) Location: Davis Building, UTM Room (formerly named Faculty Club), Room 3140 Trying to find the government, community and private resources to assist you to care for your aging relative in the home can be overwhelming. … Read More

Baby & Toddler Talks: Foundations of Positive Parenting (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AA160 This practical and informative presentation helps parents develop a strong foundation of parenting that will help their children (baby to school age) develop skills for social development and well-being. Participants will also learn effective strategies to facilitate … Read More

Planning for Pregnancy and Beyond

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019 Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Join us to find out how to make healthy choices that lead to a healthy lifestyle and promote wellness during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and postpartum. The session, created by Dr. Yolanda Kirkham, will address participants’ specific … Read More