Bring Your Kids to Work Day At UB Wellfest

Published April 13, 2017

UB Wellfest is taking place on Thursday, April 27 from 10:00am - 2:00pm in the Center For the Arts (CFA). UB’s Bring Your Kids to Work Day has combined with UB Wellfest this year to offer a comprehensive family event focused on wellness. Employees, faculty and family members are all welcome to attend. 

Why You Should Attend

This free event covers all aspects of wellness: emotional, physical, mental and social. Wellfest will feature vendors from the UB community, as well as the larger Western New York area. The event is sponsored by Wellness and Work/Life Balance, UB Human Resources and Harmony Expositions, the leading worksite health-and-wellness company in WNY.  

You will learn about the many university resources available to you and will have the opportunity to hear firsthand how these resources and units can best help you as an individual.

The event will feature free:

  • Health screenings offered by UBMD
  • Family activities
  • Health demonstrations
  • Chair massages
  • Healthy food samples
  • Prizes and giveaways   

No Registration Needed 

Bring Your Kids to UB Wellfest

UB will also celebrate “Bring your Kids to Work Day” on April 27 with a day of special activities at UB Wellfest and at various other locations on the North Campus. Events will include:

  • A bike ride from CFA to the Solar Strand
  • An educational activity at the Solar Strand
  • A presentation on internet safety
  • A tour of Alumni Arena

Most activities are appropriate for children ages 10-15.  You can participate in as many activities as you would like. We ask that you please register for the events of your choosing.  

Bring Your Kids to Work Day Event Schedule

Event Time Location
UB Wellfest 10 am CFA
Bike Ride from CFA
to Solar Strand
11 am CFA 
Activity at the Solar Strand 11:15 am Solar Strand
Bike Ride from Solar Strand to CFA 11:45 am Solar Strand 
Presentation on Internet Safety 12:30 pm  Baldy 110
Tour of Alumni Arena 2 pm Alumni Arena Ticket Office

Campus Dining and Shops Offers Kid Friendly Lunch

UB faculty and staff can purchase a commemorative UB Card for their child at the UB Card Office. This keepsake can be purchased for $2.00 and comes pre-loaded with $5.00 towards food and beverages at any UB Campus Dining & Shops dining location. These one-day-only-use cards will be available for purchase beginning Monday, April 17 and are only valid on 4/27/17.

Cards may be purchased at either UB Card Office location:

Campus Dining & Shops will be offering a kid friendly menu for those children 12 and under coming to UB. Children will have three combo entree choices:

  • Small chef salad
  • Slice of cheese pizza
  • Chicken tenders

Each entree will come with a choice of french fries or a piece of fruit and will include a small fountain beverage or milk and a homemade chocolate chip cookie. All three combo entrees are value-priced at $2.99 plus tax and will be available at the following locations:

Contact For Questions

Amy Myszka

Director

Benefits and Work Life Balance

Phone: 716-645-5357

Email: amyszka@buffalo.edu

Peter Logiudice

Wellness and Work Life Balance

Phone: 716-645-1528

Email: pjl2@buffalo.edu