Connect with other parents in your area for fun social events, workshops, parenting programs and more.
A preview of the upcoming events for each area is listed below, for the full calendar click on the area links.
Join us every Monday (except holidays) for an interactive program! Active play and Kinder Music w/ Carole will be run on alternating weeks, the schedule is as follows:
Kinder Music (10:30-11:30 am): Oct 28 and every 2nd & 4th Monday following (except long weekends).
Story Time & Active Play (EarlyOn) (10:30-12:00 pm): Oct 21st and every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday of the Monday following (except long weekends).
There is a great playground with swings and shaded picnic table area outside, so we invite you to stay and play after the program if the weather is nice.
*There will be free grab bags with samples of baby stuff and coupons*
Hope to see you there!
**This event is exclusively for our members. Not yet a member?
Join today - it's FREE!!! www.lifewithababy.com/Join
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A LIFE WITH A BABY PROGRAM OR SERVICE. THIS IS MERELY BEING SHARED AS A RESOURCE FOR THE COMMUNITY! PLEASE CONNECT WITH YSSN DIRECTLY TO CONFIRM PROGRAM DETAILS.
If you're experiencing a mental health crisis you can speak to a crisis worker in a confidential study room at the Newmarket Public Library.
Family members and friends of individuals who may be experiencing a mental health issue are also encouraged to drop by.
Two Wednesday's a month
Dec., 4 and 18, 2019
Jan., 8 and 22, 2020
Feb., 5 and 19, 2020
Mar., 4 and 18, 2020
Apr., 1, 15 and 29, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Newmarket Public Library438 Park AvenueNewmarket, Ontario
Who should attend?Anyone who needs help getting through a mental health crisis.
No registration required!
Our drop-in Single Session Counselling offers you one-on-one support so you can build a plan to work through one of the following concerns:
Counsellors will concentrate on helping you build a plan for one or two concerns within the session.
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
York Support Services Network, 240 Edward St., Unit 3, Aurora
Who should attend?Anyone in the York Region and South Simcoe areas who needs help getting through a mental health issue. No formal diagnosis required.
Need some labels for your kids for daycare, school or camp? Use our link and grab some practical and affordable labels and support your local Life With a Baby Chapter at the same time!! These also make a great gift!!!
***Be sure to use the link below to be included in part of our fundraiser and help support upcoming events in the region!
Fundraising website: www.LWABW.lovablelabels.ca is running and ready to process orders at any time!
If you have any questions about this program, please contact the organizer: email@example.com
JOIN US for an Exclusive HALF PRICE Play Date for LWAB Members at Kids Cuckoos Nest Play Place, Aurora!
UPCOMING PLAY DATES
1. Monday, December 16, 2019, 1:00 PM
2. Monday, December 30, 2019, 1:00 PM
3. Monday, January 13, 2020, 1:00 PM
4. Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:00 PM
Regular Drop In Rates:
**note we get 50% off these for LWAB Play Dates ONLY!
Special rates apply for LWAB member wishing to purchase monthly passes! Please inquire within!
You are welcome to stay as long as you like, but our event host will be there from the specified times. If you arrive before our scheduled time, please advise the front desk that you are with the "Life With A Baby" Group
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Angela S & Sheryl L
LWAB Volunteer Mommy Greeter
8 week session starts January 7th, but price will be pro-rated when you sign up.
Ideal age range: 8 - 12 yrs old
Drop in option also avaialble.
Register online, but to confirm you spot you will need to submit your payment in Studio (Yoga Loft - 1 Sonoma Blvd) or online https://www.yogaloft.ca/
unfortunately we are going to cancel this program for the time being due to low registration however if you are interested in this program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can create a wait list of people who want to do it and we can run it once we have enough people. For those who have already registered and paid for this program, please advise if you would like a refund OR if you would like to transfer your registration for another program. We also have mom and baby Pilates, barre classes, music classes etc. in the calendar!!!
JOIN US for our new AFFORDABLE Mom & Baby Yoga Classes, offered in AURORA!
LWAB is partnering with KendraYoga to offer local and affordable mom & baby yoga classes in the community for 2020!
Join us for a gentle baby and me yoga class – stretch, strengthen, and connect with baby and your body while making some friends!
Moms wishing to stay and play AFTER class are welcome to at Urban Park Play ground.
THIS CLASS IS BEST SUITED FOR MOM & BABY WHO ARE NOT YET MOBILE.
Please remember your yoga mat and water!
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER FOR THIS BLOCK AS A DROP IN, PLEASE EMAIL CONNIE@LIFEWITHABABY.COM
Members of the class are welcome to stay
AFTER class to play @ Urban Park (included!)
If you have a newborn or infant up to age 2 (or perhaps two younger children), this is the class for you!
Thursdays 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Kindermusik is the world's LEADING provider of music and movement based early education for children from birth through age seven.
This class will be geared for Infant ages 0-2Come see what it's all about! See how the power and joy of music-making can help children learn and grow during the years most critical to BRAIN DEVELOPMENT.
Due to the flat rate that we have to pay the instructor, refunds will not be given once registration has been paid.
Registration is not complete until payment is received, and if not received within 48 hours the spot will be opened to another member.
If you have any questions please feel free to email email@example.com for clarification.
If you have children of various ages, are a homeschooler OR if this time just works better for you, then this is the class for you!
This class will be geared for ALL AGESCome see what it's all about! See how the power and joy of music-making can help children learn and grow during the years most critical to BRAIN DEVELOPMENT.
JOIN US for our new AFFORDABLE Mom & Baby Yoga Classes, offered in BRADFORD!
JOIN US for our new AFFORDABLE Mom & Baby Pilates Classes, offered in AURORA!
This class is focused on learning on how to repair your core after pregnancy and delivery. Our bodies go through changes after delivery and Power Mat Pilates can help you get back into shape by retraining your weakened and stretched abdominals (Diastasis Recti), realigning your imbalanced hips and back and strengthen your pelvic floor muscles while connecting with your baby.
This is a Introduction to Pilates, that in solely a mat workout, so please bring your mats, water and babies.
If you have 2 lbs hand weights, please also bring them with you. (not required)
Moms should be 6 weeks postpartum with doctor's approval to workout.
Suzy Farrow 416-556-2094 firstname.lastname@example.org Pilates with Suzy
HEY EVERYONE, WE ARE GOING TO POSTPONE THE START OF THE WALK 1 MORE WEEK TO JAN 10TH TO ALLOW SOME EXTRA TIME FOR KIDS TO GET BACK TO SCHOOL AND THE MALLS TO BE LESS BUSY :)
JOIN US FREE!
Life With A Baby's "One Fit Mommy" WEEKLY Stroller Walking / Baby Wearing Group ~ Newmarket
When: Fridays 10AM with a coffee meet up afterwards in the food court for those who wish afterwards!!!
PLEASE BE ON TIME OR A FEW MINUTES EARLY TO GET READY & SETTLE YOUR CHILD SO YOU DON'T MISS OUR GROUP!
Feel free to do what you need to for your child during this time! If you need to stop to tend to your kid, no problem at all!
Location: Newmarket Upper Canada Mall
Registration Information: Please note that when you register for this event, you will be registered for all weeks. If you cannot make it one week, that is ok! If you decide to no longer attend, please CANCEL your registration via the LWAB site.
PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER. DO NOT JUST SHOW UP SO THAT WE KNOW TO EXPECT YOU AND SO YOU GET ANY LAST MINUTE EVENT UPDATES. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR EMAIL IN CASE OF LAST MINUTE WEATHER CHANGES OR ILLNESS.
Join us for an exclusive discounted rate on toddler sessions with Kindermusik and Life With a Baby!
Classes will be taking place Fridays from January 10th - 31st!
This class will be geared for children 1-3 years old.
Babes in arms and older siblings welcome if needed, but the class is really aimed at those 1-3 years old.Come see what it's all about! See how the power and joy of music-making can help children learn and grow during the years most critical to BRAIN DEVELOPMENT.
Registration is $40/child - your registration is for ONE child, please enter each additional child as a GUEST.
Due to the flat rate that we have to pay the instructor, refunds will not be given once registration has been paid. Registration is not complete until payment is received, and if not received within 48 hours the spot will be opened to another member.
If you have any questions please feel free to email email@example.com for clarification.
Happy dancing!ChelseaCommunity ManagerLife With a Baby Simcoe
Join us for an exclusive discounted rate on infant sessions with Kindermusik and Life With a Baby!
This class will be geared for children under 1 year old.Come see what it's all about! See how the power and joy of music-making can help children learn and grow during the years most critical to BRAIN DEVELOPMENT.
If you have any questions please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org for clarification.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MAGNA CENTRE CHARGES A $1.50 FEE TO USE THE WALKING TRACK. YOU PAY THIS TO THEM DIRECTLY.
Location: Magna Centre Newmarket
Join us at Urban Park Playland for our regular discounted play dates!
(suitable for children ages 0-12!!)
Exclusive rate for LWAB members!!!
ONLY $5.00 per child (REG. $8!)
*video game room is additional charge!*
Babies under 1 year are free with accompanying paying siblings
**PAYMENT COLLECTED AT THE PLAY PLACE ON ARRIVAL, NOT ONLINE!**
The Urban Park features an approx. 7000 sq foot play place with a 1000 sqft climber + 4 party rooms and a video game room for older kids (video gaming room at additional charge)!! There will be baby, toddler & preschooler friendly areas,
Located On Earl Stewart in Aurora, right behind LA fitness.
Please register your attendance in advance to receive this exclusive rate. Discounted LWAB rate is ONLY available during LWAB play date time slots.
OUTSIDE FOOD IS ALLOWED AT THE URBAN PARK IF EATEN IN THE DEDICATED ROOM.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A NUT-SAFE ENVIRONMENT. PLEASE BE AWARE WHEN BRINGING IN OUTSIDE FOOD.
MOMMY GREETER VOLUNTEER
This is an energizing flow yoga class for new moms to share quality time with their babies. It is a supportive group for moms to practice yoga and the ideal way for new mothers to begin activity after birth.
Moms will experience flowing and challenging postures, as well as calming restorative time in a playful and safe environment for babies.
Poses will help mom refocus, regain strength and flexibility and soothe muscles from nursing and holding baby. Learn Baby Yoga poses to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns, and help your baby towards their next stage of development.
Note: During the class, moms may stop to feed or soothe baby and rejoin the practice when it is possible and comfortable to do so.
Babies from 6 weeks old and not actively crawling are welcome. Previous yoga experience is not necessary, but is helpful.
** If you or your baby are sick, please stay home to rest and recover. Remember, there may be young infants with little or no immune system that may be vulnerable to exposure to illness **Note: The teacher reserves the right to ask any ill attendees to leave the class. If this occurs, you will not be eligible for a makeup class.
$32+HST for the two week session in January $48+HST for the three week session in February (no class Feb 17)Limited Time Promo: January - February (5 weeks, no class Feb 17): $75+ HST. No refunds or makeups available if registering with the promo rate.
REGISTERING HERE DOES NOT RESERVE A SPOT IN THE CLASS. Please register on the harmonyoga.ca website by clicking on the class date you want to start on
Note: If you do not submit payment online at the link provided in your email, your spot is NOT guaranteed – a subsequent registrant that does submit payment online will receive precedence.
For this location, there is limited space. Please do not drop in without confirming that there is space, to avoid being turned away at the door.
What to bring
Bring a yoga mat, water, blanket and quiet toys for baby. If you do not have a mat, or forget yours, you can rent one directly from Yoga Tree.
There is NO SPACE for strollers, so please leave yours in the car.
If this will be the first time you've attended (any) class at Yoga Tree, please arrive 10 minutes early in order to complete and sign their waiver form.
Please DO NOT CALL Yoga Tree for info, registration issues, cancellations etc. Any questions, please email email@example.com
This offer is available for members only! Membership is FREE! Please sign up at www.LifeWithABaby.com/join.
Members save up to 20% OFF the regular ticket prices!
Once you REGISTER to participate in the discounted rate for this event, PLEASE CHECK THE REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION EMAIL YOU WILL RECEIVE the LINK and OFFER CODE for our members.
Please note any inquires about this event or discount code contact the the Managing Director her contact information is included in the confirmation email.
Registration for this event will open January 13th
Join Life With a Baby as we explore Messy Makers in Cambridge! Let the kiddos explore all the toys, crafts, and sensory fun the centre has to offer.
Please note this will be a private event for LWAB members with special pricing, spaces are limited.
Please note there is a maximum capacity so it is important to register the total number of children attending.
Please note this is a shoe free facility!
Important Registration Information
Additional information regarding parking, meeting location etc. will be sent in a confirmation email, please check your inbox and junk folders. If you do not receive this email, or you have any questions, concerns or need to cancel, please email Krista - firstname.lastname@example.org
**This event is exclusively for our members. Not yet a member? Join today - it's FREE!!! www.lifewithababy.com/Join
JOIN US for a fun morning of MOVEZ for mom and baby!
Have a lot of fun, while making new friends and doing something amazing for your babies development!!
This program focuses on our baby’s mobility, strength, coordination and stability. Each week targets a different area of development so we can provide a sensory rich environment that stimulates their brain. Some skills include rotations, balancing exercises and weight bearing tricks that parents can even help their little ones do at home. We will also have parachute play and bubble time at the end to work on tracking ability and rhythmic play for a fun filled class.
This class is appropriate for babies ages 4-12 months! Toddlers looking for some extra development also welcome!
Mondays 9:45am - 10:30am
Location: Longos LOFT Community Room, East Gwillimbury
Frequency: Once per week for 7 sessions
Cost: $90 for all 7 sessions OR $15 Drop in
Looking forward to getting into the movez with you and your child!
Owner, Little Moverz
instagram (@littlemoverz ), facebook
This is for parents/caregivers with children aged 0-3.
Today we are going to celebrate Chinese New Year. We will sing CNY songs, talk about the CNY stories and traditions.
If you have an older child, bring him/her along.
Volunteer and host: Karen
Registration for this event is now open
If you want to learn more about Life With a Baby, or think you may be interested in hosting an event, please come chat with me, your Community Manager, Krista, at this casual meetup at the Forest Heights Community Centre!
Babes in arms are welcomed and encouraged to come. There is no age restriction for children but please note the event is in a community centre room, please bring any toys and snacks for your little one.
Important Registration Information
Join Heather Boyd, O.T. as she discusses HOW TO SUPPORT ALL ASPECTS OF infant development from birth to crawling.
This event is for parents and babies!
Looking forward to meeting, connecting & learning from all of you
See you there,
Heather (LWAB volunteer and host)
Join us for discounted tubing in the Kidzone at Snow Valley!
*You MUST be registered for this event to receive the discount.* Your registration counts FOR YOU ONLY - add each child/additional adult as a GUEST as there are limited spaces available.
Snow Valley in Barrie is offering our LWAB members discounted play mornings and we're so excited! Price is $5 per person (kids too) for 2 hours of time in the Kidzone (regular price is $10 per person). We have a few dates on the calendar for this fun event but space is limited so please only register if you are definitely planning to attend. You must be registered and you must arrive between 9am-10:30am on the day of the event in order to receive the discounted fee.
Can't wait to see you there!
Treehouse Play Centre is an indoor playground and café plus more.
There are areas for babies, moms and toddlers. Treehouse will allow LWAB the use of their party room at no additional charge for circle time.
English Circle Time 11am;
Treehouse is offering LWAB members a visit the use of the party room for circle time and play for a special discounted rate of $5 cash per child including tax for all non-school age children, please bring/pay cash. Regular entry fee is $7 per child 2 and under and $12.50 for each child 2 and over. Treehouse is offering this special rate only to LWAB members and guest who have registered for this event.
You must register to be eligible for the discount. This is not a drop-in.
Treehouse does serve food, please visit them at http://treehouseplaycentre.com/
Don't forget to follow LWAB on Facebook for all events in your area!
Registration for this event will open January 14th
Meet Lindsay and her little one for a walk through Cambridge Centre!
Take an opportunity to grab a coffee, socialize with other moms and make new friends! Exercise plus friendship! It’s a WIN / WIN!
Additional information regarding parking, meeting location etc. will be sent in a confirmation email, please check your inbox and junk folders. If you do not receive this email, or you have any questions, concerns or need to cancel, please email Krista - Krista@lifewithababy.com
*GREAT VALENTINES DAY GIFT IDEA!*
Decorated Hand / foot Print Photo Frame
Cost is only $25.00
Samples: **please note that these are ideas of the types of designs you can do. Dia the owner of Main Ideas will work with you onsite to come up with a frame design that works with your vision and the size of the prints.
ALL AGES WELCOME!
Let us help you cast your little one’s hand print into wet clay. Decorate with stamps / designs, complete with coloured ribbon. Makes a “one of a kind” keepsake” or gift.
All items will be taken back to the studio after the event to be kiln fired twice, and dipped in clear food safe glaze, and are all fully usable.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU MAKE THIS PIECE IN 2 SESSIONS!! (IT CAN BE DONE IN 1 SESSION, HOWEVER THE QUALITY AND RESULTS ARE NOT THE SAME). CHOICE IS UP TO YOU!
IF DOING 2 SESSIONS....
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO COME BACK TO THE NEWMARKET STUDIO APPROX. 2 WEEKS AFTER THE INITIAL EVENT DATE TO PAINT YOUR PIECE AFTER ITS BEEN FIRED FOR THE FIRST TIME. THE SECOND PAINTING SESSIONS YOU CAN DO DURING ANY DATE AND TIME DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS OF THE STUDIO. THEN YOU CAN PAINT IT AND DECORATE IT FURTHER. YOU COULD PAINT IT DURING THE FIRST SESSION, HOWEVER IT DOESN'T PRODUCE THE SAME QUALITY. THE CHOICE IS UP TO YOU. AFTER AN ADDITIONAL 1 WEEK, YOU CAN PICK UP YOUR PIECE . Please ensure that you are receiving emails from Life With A Baby to be notified once they are ready for pick up.
PICK ANY TIME THAT WORKS FOR YOU FROM 10AM - 5PM TO COME IN AND DO YOUR PIECES.
Wear your old clothes, bring a towel and wear closed toes shoes
*payment due at the time of registration to confirm your spot!
*Please only register if you can confirm your payment and time slot*
**No refunds for cancellations or no shows**
If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact the organizer,
This is for parents/caregivers with children aged 0-3.
This program includes songs, rhymes and story in Mandarin. This is a time for children ages 0-3 years old to enjoy with each other and their parents/caregivers. Speakers of all languages are welcome to attend.
Volunteer and host: Annie
NOTE: in case of snow day, if school buses are cancelled the program will be cancel as well
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION. IF YOU WISH TO EXPRESS INTEREST IN THIS PROGRAM, PLEASE EMAIL CONNIE@LIFEWITHABABY.COM
JOIN US for our new AFFORDABLE Mom & Baby Pilates Classes, offered in BRADFORD!
***Please note that admission to the play place is not included and if you would like to stay and play before or after your class admission fees will apply paid directly to the venue***
Looking for an opportunity to get out the house with your baby?
Come out and have a fun and relaxing time with other moms and their babies.
We will sing songs to entertain the little ones and also have some sharing of discussion topics for mommies. We'll learn some basic sign language to help babies communicate and incorporate some of the newly learned signs into songs.
So come out and enjoy some social time for yourself and for your baby.
We will meet in the creative worship room, which offers a carpeted space with tons of room for roaming babies to practice rolling/crawling/walking their gross motor skills.
This program is FREE and is meant for moms with babies from 0-18 months.
PLEASE NOTE: Registration for this event opens two weeks prior to the event date.
Register for each week that you'd like to attend, so that we know to expect you and if there are any changes or cancellations, we can notify you.
Only register if you are going to attend. This event is very well attended and popular and we have a long waitlist of moms who want to attend. So if you can not attend please cancel ASAP to allow for others to take part.
Note: If you have consistently registered for this playdate and not shown up, your registration may be cancelled in order to allow another member the opportunity to attend.
If you are on the waitlist, please check your email as spots may open up. - If a spot becomes available for you, a registration notification will be emailed to you.- If a last minute spot (<24 hours) opens up, all waitlisted members will receive an email with a registration code. Registration will then be on a first come, first served basis.
Join us for a leisure stroller walk with Baby! Meet other Moms and Babies AND get some physical activity in at the same time!
Let's meet at 1:00 pm (exact meeting location will be sent in confirmation email) for a quick intro, then start our walk around the mall, and finish close to where we started around 2:00 pm...(till we/ you feel like we/you had enough.) If need be, we can stop to take photos, feed, or change diapers.
Ideal age range: age 0-12, anyone who still likes a stroller ride :)
Please register so we know you'll be joining us and where to meet. And if, for ANY reason, we have to cancel, we will be able to contact you.
Hope you can join us!
Tanya D'Angela (LWAB Volunteer Mommy Greeter)
Join our volunteer Stephanie for a weekly meet up and coffee chat at Red Bulb Espresso Bar!
Connect with local moms, meet new people and discuss common parenting topics.
Red Bulb Espresso Bar is providing a FREE small coffee or $2.50 off a larger drink :)
Jill Franks, Community Manager York Region South
Join Cassaundra and her girls for a walk in the mall and play in the Toddler Park area!
Meetup & other details will be sent to you once you register for the event.If you are not able to attend please email to cancel or for last minute or day of cancellation please contact the host directly so the group is not waiting for you.
Hope to see you there,
Cassaundra (LWAB volunteer & host)
Raising a baby is a wonderful experience but it is also a challenge. We get that. This year on Bell Let's Talk Day, we are hosting a low-key informal Pajama Party for you to come out with your baby to meet other moms and chat. We'll have a speaker to give a short talk about self-care and what we can do to take better care of our selves while caring for our little ones.
We'll have a speaker taking about self-care and wellness followed by a 20 minute circle time, and 20 minutes of mingling.
Coffee/snacks will be provided.
Hosted by Krista Smith
Talk lead by Jocelyn Wells
aising a baby is a wonderful experience but it is also a challenge. We get that. This year on Bell Let's Talk Day, we are hosting a low-key informal Pajama Party for you to come out with your baby to meet other moms and chat. We'll have a speaker to give a short talk about self-care and what we can do to take better care of ourselves while caring for our little ones.
The speaker will talk about self-care and wellness followed by a 20 minute circle time, and 20 minutes of mingling.
Coffee/snacks will be provided.
Hosted by TBA.
Talk lead by Tanya Cotler
Raising a baby is a wonderful experience but it is also a challenge. We get that. This year on Bell Let's Talk Day, we are hosting a low-key informal Pajama Party for you to come out with your baby to meet other moms and chat. We'll have a speaker to give a short talk about self-care and what we can do to take better care of ourselves while caring for our little o