LWAB Calendar of Events

Join LWAB today (it’s free!) to connect with other parents in your area for fun social events, workshops, parenting programs and more.

A select preview of all our upcoming events is listed below. For the full calendar of events in your area, log in or create an account today.

Upcoming events

    • Friday, April 08, 2022
    • Saturday, December 31, 2022
    • Online / Pre Recorded *check registration confirmation email for the link*
    Register


    Please only register for this event once you are prepared to complete payment and receive the emailed link to the video. 


    Looking to take a quick "crash course" in Infant / Child First Aid and CPR??? 

    This approx. 1 hour pre-recorded session of one of our last live online Zoom CPR classes is now available for instant viewing. 

    Additional worksheets and resources will also be sent to you along with the recording link.

    Watch it by yourself OR share with your family/ direct caregivers for your child.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A NON-CERTIFICATE PROGRAM intended to be a crash course in the basics that you need to know, in case of an emergency. 


    If you would like see a small demo of the video see https://youtu.be/BxBXnM290Dw


    Please only register for this event once you are prepared to complete payment and receive the emailed link to the video. 


    Presented by:    Kelly Foster of The Lifesaving Society


    If you have any questions about this event, please contact the organizer:


    Connie Butera

    connie@lifewithababy.com

    416 885 9709

    • Tuesday, April 12, 2022
    • Tuesday, December 20, 2022
    • 37 sessions
    • LOL Aurora 43 First Commerce Dr UNIT J2, Aurora, ON L4G 0G2
    Register

    JOIN US for a discounted member Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Aurora!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Each TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 
    • Child under 1 will be free in your group

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.



    • Wednesday, July 13, 2022
    • Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    • 10 sessions
    • Newmarket Environmental Park - Woodspring Ave
    Register

    JOIN US and our certified trainer, Mona, for our FREE mom and baby stroller walking / wearing group.

    THIS IS  A FREE GROUP! Please expect moderate exercise.


    Wednesday 9am.  We will walk for approx. 1 hour.  Moms who wish to hang out for some social time after the walk are welcome to.

    Please dress for the weather and pack / bring what you need for you and your baby!

    • proper running shoes
    • snacks
    • water
    • dress for the weather

    Meet under the covered gazebo area!

    Park Location: Newmarket Environmental Park off Woodspring Ave.

    https://goo.gl/maps/hP1n7111LL4oVfXBA

    Looking forward to seeing you there!

    Event Host:  Mona


    • Thursday, August 18, 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online via Zoom
    Register
    Join Laura Wilson, Certified Infant Sleep Consultant, to discuss common challenges parents face and some sleep tips you can implement right away.

    Does your child fall asleep being nursed or with a bottle?

    Does your baby take short naps?

    Is your baby up numerous times through the night?

    Does your child need to be rocked, held or driven around to sleep?

    Does your child need a soother to sleep?

    Let's get some amazing, healthy rest for the whole family!

    **This event is not recorded**

    You will need zoom to participate in the event.

    Please note the zoom link will be sent to you with your confirmation email and again in your reminder email. 



    • Thursday, August 18, 2022
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Richmond Green - 1300 Elgin Mills Road East. Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1M5
    • 7
    Register

    Come out and join me for a afternoon stroller walk at Richmond Green!  You will get a chance to connect with other parents. 


    PLEASE CHECK you email before heading out to the event in case of rain.

    See you there,

    Sabrina (LWAB volunteer & host)


    • Friday, August 19, 2022
    • 9:30 AM
    • Smart Moves Barrie, 565 Bryne Dr C, Barrie ON L4N 9Y3
    Register

    Morning Play Date @ Smart Moves Play Place - Barrie

    Join us for a fun morning play date at Smart Moves amazing indoor play area.  It features next level STEM, sensory and interactive play zones, fun for all ages!

    Exclusive LWAB Rate!

    • HALF PRICE ADMISSION!  **payable to venue on arrival, not LWAB
    • Adults are always free!

    Please Note:
    * Make sure you wear socks!

    * No outside food or drink is permitted at Smart Moves. Very reasonably priced food and drink are available for purchase onsite.

    Looking forward to seeing you there!
    Chelsea
    Simcoe County Community Manager 



     



    • Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Online - Zoom
    • 27
    Register

    Have you taken a career break? Thinking about returning?

    Women who have taken 2 to 10 years away from their careers can successfully return with the support of the Initiative for Women in Business’ Back to Work Digital program. This program has helped hundreds of women return to their careers. Join us for an interactive Info Session on August 23rd from 1:30 to 2:30pm.

    To Qualifty you need:

    • A college or university degree
    • 5 years of work experience,
    • have been away from your career for more than 6 months


    A recent graduate will join the session to share her experience. 

    Hosted by Linda Torry, Back to Work Alumna 

    • You will gain a competitive advantage with your career search strategy.
    • Learn about personal branding, elevator pitch and online presence.
    • Build a fantastic resume with 1 on 1 coaching support.
    • Make your LinkedIn profile outstanding and use the platform to increase your visibility.

    Once this foundation is built, we’ll introduce you to a number of people to use the networking skills you’ve learned to connect with your peers, program alumni and sponsor company representatives. 

    And this is just the start! Join us for the info session on August 23rd to learn more. 

    Samar Sethi, Marketing Manager, Unilock, graduate of the 2022 Back to Work program, will join us to share her story and answer questions.

    * For women with at least a university/college degree and 5 years of work experience who are planning to return to their career after an absence of more than 6 months.


    **For women who are not currently employed.

    Linda Torry, Manager Business Development/Sales at the Rotman Initiative for Women in Business is passionate about supporting women in their return to work journey.



    • Thursday, August 25, 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Zoom Online
    Register
    Join Laura Wilson, Certified Infant Sleep Consultant, to discuss common challenges parents face and some sleep tips you can implement right away.

    Does your child fall asleep being nursed or with a bottle?

    Does your baby take short naps?

    Is your baby up numerous times through the night?

    Does your child need to be rocked, held or driven around to sleep?

    Does your child need a soother to sleep?

    Let's get some amazing, healthy rest for the whole family!

    Please note: *This event is not recorded

    Please note the zoom link will be sent you with your confirmation email and again in your reminder email. 

    You will need zoom to participate in the event.

    If you are not able to attend please email us to cancel.



    • Friday, August 26, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Online
    Register

    Registration deadline extended. Have you experienced Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorders? 

    Have other women been part of your recovery? 

    Are you ready to be part of other women’s recovery? 

                     


    Life with a Baby and Best Start by Health Nexus are inviting you to become a trained Peer Facilitator. 

    Peer Facilitators will be prepared to support other mothers experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) through virtual parenting or PMAD support groups. 

    Virtual training will consist of three (3) 1.5 training sessions offered online and can be completed in your own time.  You will be required to participate in a one-hour online check-in before your certificate is provided. 

    The training has been adapted from Best Start resources and developed by mental health experts: 

    • Leslie Born, M.Sc., Ph.D., R.P.

    • Linda Rankin,Ed.D (cand).,  M.A.,  R.S.W., B.S.W.,  E.C.E.

    Participants will receive a Peer Facilitator Training Guide and a completion certificate

    ________________________________________

    This training involves watching online videos on your own time, then having a group meeting to discuss and review the materials.  You will receive a link to the materials on the event date with instructions. 

    The online meeting to discuss the materials is August 19th at 10:00 am.  You will not receive your certificate until you attend this, or another online session.  You will get the email contact for the Foundation Manager in the email after registration, and you can contact them to reschedule. 

    PLEASE NOTE: Cancellation/refunds will not be accepted once you have paid and have access to the training. 


    • Monday, August 29, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Memorial Park, 405 Memorial Park Drive, Welland, Ontario L3B 1A5 Canada
    • 9
    Register

    Join volunteer Samantha and her kids for a playdate. 

    We are excited to be able to do outdoor events again, and hope you can join them for a splashpad playdate! 


    The event is weather dependent -please check your email before leaving for the event to ensure it is still happening. 

    For our in person events you must view and approve the event waiver  Event Waiver.docx

    • Tuesday, August 30, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Tuesday, August 30, 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Friday, September 02, 2022
    • Scotiabank Arena
    Register

    We are excited to share with LWAB members a special discount ticket offer to Disney on Ice at Scotiabank Arena this summer! Save up to 20% off tickets to ALL performances.

    Disney on Ice will be at Scotiabank Arena from Tuesday, August 30th to Friday, September 2nd.

    Please use the discount code on the flyer to receive the LWAB discount offer.


    If you have any questions about the event or ticket purchase please contact:
    Lori Parker Managing Director
    FirstClass Group Tickets - 647-201-3349



    • Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    • Tuesday, October 11, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • Online - Link to be provided
    • 10
    Register



    • Tuesday, September 06, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Thursday, September 08, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 7994 Yonge Street - Thornhill Golf & Country Club
    • 46
    Register

    Calling all parents on parental leave! Join us for our in-person Baby & Me day out conference on September 8th, 2022 at The Thornhill Club.  This is a fun filled day with educational workshop, delicious sit down lunch, Mini Baby & Me photos, opportunity to connect with local resources, and your chance to win a new Graco 4 Ever car seat.


    Topics include:

    • Carseat safety 
    • Infant nutrition
    • Mental wellness & selfcare
    • What to look for in quality childcare
    • Mini photo session 
    • among others

    A sit down lunch will be served. Coffee/tea will be provided throughout the day


    Every attendee will be entered to win a Graco 4 Ever car seat


    $65 for members and $95 for non-members.

    Registration Time: 9:30-9:50 AM
    Event Start Time: 10 AM and ends at 3:00pm

    Please only register adults as guests.  No registration needed for your child.  This event is appropriate for infants 0-12 months. 

    This event is not appropriate for  toddlers.

    • Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!


    UPCOMING PLAY DATES: 

    Every TUESDAY at the 10am play time slot ONLY (stay however long you like!)

    **Please note that the play place is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC at this time and that first come first serve based on occupancy limits.   

    PLEASE ONLY REGISTER IF YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND SO THAT THE FACILITY DOES NOT HOLD A SPACE FOR YOU.  PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTTRATION IF YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR CALL THE FACILITY IF YOU ARE CANCELLING ANY LATER THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED PLAY DATE!! 

    Regular Drop In Rates:

    • Our regular admission for child 1-3 yrs old is $12.99 plus tax. One adult is free with one paid child. Child under 1 is $8.99
    • For your group, we will offer $10.99 for child 1-3yr old. One adult free with one paid child. 

    THIS RATE IS ONLY APPLICABLE FOR LWAB PLAYDATES ON TUESDAY MORNINGS FOR REGISTERED ATTENDEES! 

    Please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group at check in to receive your discount.

    PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE NO LONGER ATTENDING THIS EVENT VIA YOUR LWAB PROFILE ONLINE.


    • Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 50 Innovator Ave. Unit 4. Stouffville L4A0Y2
    Register

    Join us for a discounted Play Date for LWAB Members at Laugh Out Loud Kids playground Stouffville!