UrbanSitter Events

babysitterJoin us for UrbanSitter events across the country, from casual babysitter meet & greets to our exciting speed-sitting events where parents take turns interviewing babysitters in a round-robin format!

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UrbanSitter Chicago Events

Purple Monkey LogoDrop-off Childcare at Purple Monkey Playroom
Monday – Friday | 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Purple Monkey Playroom | 2040 N. Western Ave.
Need a break? Register to drop off your children ages 6 months+ for care at the Purple Monkey Playroom. UrbanSitters will be there to welcome and play with your children! You can even prepay for snacks for your little one to munch on during the visit! Must book a minimum of 2 hours.
Registration: Visit the registration page to sign up or call Purple Monkey at 773-772-8411

Kids Sing-A-Long: Miss Jamie from the Farm
Wednesday, November 19th | 10:00 – 10:30 am
Mariano’s Ravenswood | 1800 W Lawrence Ave.
Join us as Miss Jamie and her puppet friends sing, dance and play to help kids learn about the fun of healthy eating! You’ll have a chance to meet a few Chicago babysitters who will be helping with a fun, Thanksgiving turkey craft!

UrbanSitter Babysitter Meet & Greet at The Land of Nod
Tuesday, December 2nd | 6:30 – 8pm
The Land of Nod | 900 West North Ave. | Chicago
Join UrbanSitter at The Land of Nod to meet great local babysitters. Enjoy the cozy lounge at The Land of Nod & refreshments courtesy of UrbanSitter!

Bump Club and Beyond Holiday Hoopla
Saturday, December 13th | 4 – 6:30pm
Bubbles Academy | 1504 North Fremont
Get in the holiday spirit with the Bump Club and Beyond! Swing by the UrbanSitter face painting booth, and enjoy performances & goodies galore!

UrbanSitter Los Angeles Events

Breastfeeding Success with Club MomMe
Wednesday, November 19th | 6:00 pm
The Pump Station | 2415 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica
Learn how to develop a plan to ensure breastfeeding success and avoid or minimize any bumps along the way! You’ll also have a chance to learn more about UrbanSitter so you can be prepared when you start your childcare search.

Baby Care Basics with ClubMomMe
Thursday, November 20th | 6:30 pm
Right Start | 2212 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica
Learn everything you need to prepare for your newborn! From diapering, swaddling, sponge baths, baby wearing and even cloth diapering! Stop by the UrbanSitter afterwards to learn more about childcare options!

Plaza El Segundo Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, November 21st | 5:00 – 9:00pm
Plaza El Segundo
Enjoy free holiday entertainment, visit with Santa & stop by the UrbanSitter craft table at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Baby Loves Disco & UrbanSitter
Saturday, November 22nd | 1:00pm
The Attic | Los Angeles
Look­ing for a break from the rou­tine play­ground cir­cuit? Let loose for with a post-nap­time dance party for the whole family & meet great local sitters!

UrbanSitter New York Events

Out of Office: Postpartum Pick-Me-Up
Friday, November 21st | 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Birth Day Presence | 182 8th Ave., Brooklyn
Enjoy an afternoon of indulgence and expert speakers which includes trying safe beauty products, healthy eats and drink, and a chance to address your emotions with Birth Day Presence. Complimentary childcare provided by UrbanSitter!

Baby Loves Disco & UrbanSitter
Sunday, November 23rd | 12:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge | 158 Bleecker Street | NY
Look­ing for a break from the rou­tine play­ground cir­cuit? Let loose for with a post-nap­time dance party for the whole family & meet great local sitters!

UrbanSitter & Little Swappies
Sunday, December 7th | 10am – 12pm
Philip Berley Preschool of the Arts | 121 W 19th Street
Join Little Swappies Manhattan and UrbanSitter to give your gently used items a new home. UrbanSitters will be on hand to manage a childcare area.

PS 29 Eat Pie & Shop
Sunday, December 7th | 11am – 4pm
PS 29 | 425 Henry Street | Brooklyn
Enjoy delicious homemade pies, enter a celebrity judged pie contest, shop more than 30 artisans at the gift fair & visit UrbanSitter’s face painting booth.

92Y Chanukah Festival
Sunday, December 14th | 11am – 1:30pm
92nd St. Y | Lexington Ave. at 92nd St.
UrbanSitter is a sponsor at the 92Y annual Chanukah Festival where families will gather for activities, volunteering, & other festivities including a craft from UrbanSitter!

UrbanSitter San Francisco Bay Area Events

San Francisco: UrbanSitter Babysitter Meet & Greet at DayOne
Friday, November 21st | 3:30 pm – 5 pm
DayOne Baby | 3548 Sacramento Street
UrbanSitter will be at DayOne Baby all afternoon, so you’ll have a chance to learn about UrbanSitter and meet a local sitter. Stop by for free story time at 3 pm for ages 1 mo – 2 yrs!

East Bay: UrbanSitter Babysitter Meet & Greet at Baby World
Saturday, November 22nd | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Baby World | 440 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland
Meet great local East Bay UrbanSitters in-person! Also, shop a great selection of baby gear at Baby World. Refreshments will be provided.

East Bay: Gentle Discipline Workshop with UrbanSitter + Peekadoodle
Monday, December 1st | 6 – 7:30 pm
Peekadoodle Academy of Danville | 2425 Camino Tassajara, Danville
Join UrbanSitter for a parent education workshop on Gentle Discipline & meet great local sitters!
Free. Get tickets online

San Francisco: UrbanSitter “Speed-Sitting” Event at DayOne
Saturday, December 6th | 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
DayOne Baby | 3548 Sacramento St., Laurel Village
Join us for a whole new reason to speed date! Quickly meet and interview local UrbanSitters to determine if they are a good fit for your family. Children welcome. Free. Get tickets online

Peninsula: Beresford Elementary Holiday Festival
Saturday, December 6th | 11:30am – 2pm
Beresford Elementary School | 300 28th Avenue, San Mateo
Visit an array of vendors and visit the UrbanSitter table for Make n’ Take crafts. Sign up for an exclusive discount from UrbanSitter!

East Bay: Snow Day in the Berkeley Gourmet Ghetto
Sunday, December 7th | 10am – 3pm
1450-1500 Shattuck Ave. | Berkeley
Grab your hat and mittens and head to Berkeley to play in the snow! Enjoy holiday goodies, then stop by the UrbanSitter table for holiday crafts & a chance to meet local sitters.

Peninsula: UrbanSitter “Speed-Sitting” at DayOne Baby
Sunday, December 7th | 2:30 – 4pm
DayOne Baby | 552 Waverly Street | Palo Alto
UrbanSitter and DayOne Baby are teaming up for a “Speed-Sitting” event to help you to find a great babysitter this holiday season. Come interview local sitters!

Peninsula: Mommy & Me, And Daddies, Too
Tuesday, December 9th | 10am – 12pm
Park Valencia | Santana Row
’Tis the season for arts & crafts and story time with Mrs. Clause! Bring a new or gently used Coat to donate to One Warm Coat.

San Francisco: Introductory Seminar + UrbanSitter Babysitter Meet & Greet
Thursday, December 11th | 6:30 – 8 pm
Tutu School | 519 Bay Street, San Francisco
Learn highly effective approaches to communicating with children & meet great local sitters! Buy tickets online

San Francisco: UrbanSitter Meet & Greet at Natural Resources
Saturday, December 13th | 11am – 12:30pm
Natural Resources | 1367 Valencia St.
Head to Natural Resources for a casual weekend get-together where you can meet local sitters & see if they are a good fit for your family.

UrbanSitter Washington D.C. Area Events

Baby Loves Disco Dance Party at Rock & Roll Hotel
Saturday, November 22nd | 12:00 – 2:30 pm
Rock & Roll Hotel | 1353 H Street, NE
Look­ing for a break from the rou­tine play­ground cir­cuit? Let loose for with a post-nap­time, pre-dinner dance party for the whole family! Buy tickets online

Garrett Park Nursery School Craft Fair
Sunday, November 23rd | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Historic Garrett Park Town Hall | 10814 Kenilworth Ave.
Start your holiday shopping at Garrett Park Nursery School’s annual fundraising event featuring 55 local crafters. Visit the UrbanSitter table to meet local DC UrbanSitters and make a craft.

UrbanSitter Babysitter Meet & Greet at Woodley Park Gymboree
Monday, December 1st | 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Gymboree Play & Music | 2639 Connecticut Ave. NW #113
Come meet and interview local DC UrbanSitters and find the perfect fit for your family. Children are welcome to attend as the play area will be open.
Free. Get tickets online.

Moms on the Hill 2014 School Info Night
Sunday, December 7th | 2:00 – 5:00pm
Capitol Hill Day School | 210 South Carolina Ave. SE
Learn about your options from preschool through high school. All attendees will receive a special UrbanSitter discount code! Email downeyschoolconsulting@gmail.com for more info.

UrbanSitter Babysitter Meet & Greet at Past Tense Yoga
Saturday, December 13th | 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Past Tense Yoga | 3253 Mt. Pleasant Street NW
Another great opportunity to meet DC UrbanSitters in-person! Your little ones will enjoy a free kid’s yoga demo by Past Tense instructors while you get to know new sitters.
Free. Get tickets online.