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!

View upcoming UrbanSitter events by city:

Los Angeles events
San Francisco Bay Area events

Chicago events

New York City events
Washington D.C. events

UrbanSitter Chicago Events

Purple Monkey LogoDrop-off Thursdays at Purple Monkey Playroom
Every Thursday | 10:00 AM – 12:30 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!
Registration: Visit the registration page to sign up or call Purple Monkey at 773-772-8411 for more details.

NPN Members: Babysitter Meet & Greet
– meet babysitters
Thursday, September 11 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
The Land of Nod | 900 West North Avenue
UrbanSitter is hosting a special babysitter meet & greet for NPN members.  Come to the Land of Nod and get to know a few Chicago sitters who are looking for babysitting jobs this fall.
Cost: For NPN members only, adults only. Free. RSVP online.

Glencoe: GJK Fun Fair
Saturday, September 13 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kalk Park (Park Ave. & Old Green Bay Road) | Glencoe
Glencoe Junior Kindergarten presents their annual Fun Fair, a carnival complete with games, rides, arts and crafts and many other kid/family-friendly activities to celebrate the local community and back-to-school season. Stop by the UrbanSitter booth for face-painting!
Cost: Free, open to the public.

UrbanSitter Los Angeles Events

Stroller Strides with Sitters
Friday, September 5 | 9:00 – 10:15 am
Veteran’s Park | 309 Esplanade, Redondo Beach
Get in a morning workout with the help of UrbanSitters in this interactive 1-hour stroller workout class.
Cost: $15 per drop in class. Register for class.

UrbanSitter New York Events

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UrbanSitter San Francisco Bay Area Events

San Jose: Open Play at The Duck Pond
Thursday, August 28 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Duck Pond | 5884 Eden Park Place, San Jose
Spend the morning at Open Play with your little ducklings and enjoy a Parrot Show by Happy Birds! UrbanSitter will have fun make n’ take crafts and a special membership offer.
Cost: $5 per child. Adults are free.

San Anselmo: Grand Opening of Stroller Strides
Wednesday, September 3 | 8:45 am – 1:30 pm
San Anselmo Memorial Park | 1000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. San Anselmo
Join us for a family fun day at the grand opening of Stroller Strides in San Anselmo.There will be kids activities, music, giveaways, and you’ll have the opportunity to meet new babysitters!
Cost: Free

San Francisco: Babysitter Meet & Greet at Natural Resources - meet babysitters
Saturday, September 20 & October 18 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Natural Resources | 1367 Valencia St, Mission
UrbanSitter and Natural Resources are teaming up for a Babysitter Meet & Greet where you can meet great local SF babysitters. Come by get to know a few sitters who are looking for babysitting jobs this fall.
Cost: $5. RSVP online

San Francisco: Glitter Walk Coastal Clean Up
Saturday, September 20 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ocean Beach at Lincoln Blvd
Join us on Coastal Cleanup Day for the fourth annual, Glitter Walk across Ocean Beach with Golden Gate Mother’s Group. Bring your kids, friends and neighbors for a morning of fun and volunteerism. The Glitter Fairy will be making a special appearance, too!
Cost: Free

San Francisco: UrbanSitter at DayOne
Friday, September 26 | 3:30 – 5:00 pm
DayOne Baby | 3548 Sacramento St., Laurel Heights
UrbanSitter will be available in-store all afternoon to introduce you to the website and answer any questions you might have. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet one of our San Francisco babysitters in-person! Don’t forget to sign up for DayOne’s free storytime at 3:00 pm for ages 1 month to 2 years old.
Cost: Free. Sign up for DayOne classes and events.

Tiburon: Blackie’s Hay Day Fundraiser
Saturday, September 27 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Blackie’s Pasture | Tiburon
Blackie’s Hay Day is an old-fashioned country fair and annual fundraiser for the children and teen programs at the Belvedere-Tiburon library. Join us this year for food trucks, carnival games, giant slide, jumpies, rock climbing wall, and face-painting from UrbanSitter.
Cost: $10 per person, children under 2 are free. Buy tickets.

San Francisco: Cole Valley Fair
Sunday, September 28 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cole Valley at Cole & Carl Streets
Join us at the 12th annual Cole Valley street fair! Enjoy food, entertainment, shopping, and crafts for the kiddos at the UrbanSitter tent. See you there!
Cost: Free.

UrbanSitter Washington D.C. Area Events

Babysitter Meet & Greet at Menchie’s - meet babysitters
Thursday, September 4 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt | 1939 12th Street NW, Washington, DC
Cool off with delicious frozen yogurt treats, and get to know a great local DC babysitters who are looking for jobs this school year.
Cost: Free. RSVP online