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Past Events

A Visit to UofT Astronomy: All About Galaxies (FULL*)

Date: Friday September 1, 2023Time: 1:00PM – 2:30PM Location: AB114, 50 St George St – please enter via the Ursula Franklin doors Join us for a family-friendly presentation by Dr. Leo Alcorn exploring how to understand where we are in our galaxy, what the different parts of galaxies are, what different galaxies can look like, and how mysterious … Read More

Family Visit to Lillian H. Smith Library

Date: Friday, August 25, 2023 Time: 1:45 – 3:30pm Location: Lillian H. Smith Toronto Public Library (230 College St. Toronto, ON) On August 25th, 2023, we invite you and your family to come and explore the Lillian H. Smith Toronto Public Library with the University of Toronto’s Family Care Office. Meet us in the lobby … Read More

Choosing Childcare that Works for your Family

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. A practical session to help you choose the child care option that will best meet the needs of your family. At this session you will: Find out what … Read More

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

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm Location:  Webinar instructions will be emailed to you prior to the session 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 … Read More

Mindful Parenting Series

Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 4, 6, 11 and 13 Time: 12:30 – 1:30 pm Location: Hybrid – Family Care Office, 215 Huron St, 6th floor and on Zoom In this Mindful Parenting series, we apply mindfulness principles to the experience of parenting as a way to build a strong parent-child relationship and increase the well-being of both parent and … Read More

Single Parenthood by Choice

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: 215 Huron, 6th floor If you are thinking about single parenthood, have already decided to become a single parent by choice, or are already a single parent by choice, this session is for you! This facilitated session is an opportunity to create connections with others. Come to … Read More

U of T Family Pride PA Day

Date: Friday, June 2, 2023 (PA Day for TDSB and TCDSB elementary schools) Time: 10 am to 11:30 am Location: St. George Campus location will be emailed to participants The Hart House, Family Care Office, QUTE, and Positive Space invite the U of T community and their families to a Pride month celebration of families! … Read More

Family Bike Tune-up Clinic

Date: Friday, June 2nd, 2023 Time: 1 – 3 pm Location: Outdoors on the St. George Campus – location TBA The Family Care Office is collaborating with U of T’s Bikechain to host a family bike tune-up clinic on campus from 1pm – 3pm on June 2nd (a TDSB and TCDSB PA Day). Family members of … Read More

Answering Frequently Asked Questions about Wills and Powers of Attorney

Date: Monday, May 29, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: The Zoom meeting link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. More than 50% of adult Canadians don’t have a will. Most adults know that they should have a will. For a variety of reasons, many people put … Read More

Help, There is a Teenager in my House

Date: Thursdays, May 18, 2023 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. This workshop focuses on the challenges and exciting possibilities of parenting teenagers. First, we will look at physical, social and emotional changes that take place during teenage years and explore how these … Read More