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

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

UrbanSitter “Speed-Sitting” at Mother Nurture Center
Thursday, December 4th | 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Mother Nurture Center | 105 W Torrance Blvd Suite 200, Redondo Beach
At this exciting event, you’ll quickly meet and interview a variety of local babysitters to determine if they are a good fit for your family.
Free. Get tickets online

UrbanSitter New York Events

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

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

Marin: Fitmob BodyShots Boxing Class with Free Childcare
Friday, December 5th | 9:00 – 10:15 am
Line Drive Baseball | 3160 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael
Jab, cross, and slip your way into incredible shape with this all out Fitmob boxing class that incorporates real combinations, bootcamp drills, and tons of sweaty fun! UrbanSitter will be offering free childcare at the park during the class.
Free. Sign up for the class online & to reserve free childcare, email colette.perachiotti@urbansitter.com

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

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 Menchie’s
Wednesday, December 10th | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt | 1939 12th Street NW
Enjoy a free frozen yogurt treat while you get to know new DC-area babysitters at this casual Meet & Greet event. Attendees will receive a very special discount on UrbanSitter!
Free. Please RSVP by Dec 8th as space is limited. Get tickets online.

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.