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

hip circle studio logoZumba Classes at Hip Circle Studiochildcare provided by UrbanSitter
Every Monday through August 11 | 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Hip Circle Studio | 709 Washington St., Evanston, IL
Start your Monday morning right with a Zumba class and free childcare from UrbanSitter!
Cost: $18 per drop-in class or buy a class card. RSVP online.

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.

Tots-n-Tunes – Jim Gill
Tuesday, July 22, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Kalk Park | Glencoe, IL
Your tot will be dancing and singing along as Jim Gill takes the stage to perform his “Contagious Tour” show! Grab a blanket and get ready to enjoy a morning concert in the park. UrbanSitter will meet you there with fun activities for the kiddos.
Cost: Free

Sunday Family Day at Arlington Park
Sunday, July 27 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Arlington Park | 2200 West Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights, IL
Head to the racetrack for lots of family fun including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, magician, caricaturist, juggler, bounce house and hands on activities. Find UrbanSitter in the kids activities section for a fun craft project.
Cost: $8 adults, $2 children for general admission. Buy tickets.

Northbrook Days
Sunday, August 3, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Village Green | Corner of Meadow & Shermer Roads, Northbrook, IL
Northbrook Days Festival is celebrating its 90th year of fun for all ages! There will be entertainment, food and beverages, and lots of rides. UrbanSitter will have rainbow looms in the Kids Area.
Cost: Free

Mothers of Multiples End of Summer Party
Sunday, August 3, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Lil Kickers | Bradley Place, Chicago
Members of Chicagoland’s Mothers of Multiples Club will celebrate the end of summer with an awesome party!
Cost: Free for members

Tots-n-Tunes – Jeanie B
Tuesday, August 5, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Kalk Park | Glencoe, IL
Your tot will be dancing and singing along as Jeanie B takes the stage to perform her “Sugar Buzz” concert! Grab a blanket and get ready to enjoy a morning concert in the park. UrbanSitter will meet you there with fun activities for the kiddos.
Cost: Free

UrbanSitter Los Angeles Events

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UrbanSitter New York Events

Hip Tot Family Day at Greenwood Park
Sunday, July 27 | 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Greenwood Park | 555 7th Ave, Brooklyn, Park Slope
Bring your family to Greenwood Park for Hip Tot’s Family Day featuring sing-a-longs, story time, crafts and much more. Find the UrbanSitter table for free face-painting!
Cost: Free

UrbanSitter San Francisco Bay Area Events

San Rafael: Fit4Mom Pre-Natal Fitness Series - free childcare
Sunday, July 27, and August 3 | 8:00 – 9:00 am
Jack & Jill’s Play Place | 125 Mitchell Blvd, Suite D, San Rafael
Expecting moms, join us for free morning workout with free childcare! Pre-registration and enrollment is required for all participants. If you would like free childcare from UrbanSitter, please RSVP to secure a spot.
RSVP: Create a free Fit4Mom account and register for individual classes in the series.
Cost: Free

San Francisco: Meet UrbanSitter at DayOne
Friday, July 25 | 3:00 – 5:00 pm
DayOne Baby | 3548 Sacramento Street, Laurel Heights
Stop by DayOne Baby to learn more about UrbanSitter and sign up for DayOne’s Friday afternoon children’s classes (see schedule). There’s a free Storytime for all ages at 3:00 pm! A special UrbanSitter gift will be offered to all attendees.
Cost: Free

San Francisco: JAMaROO “Saturday Special” + Babysitter Meet & Greet - meet sitters
Saturday, July 26 | 9:30 – 11:30 am
JAMaROO Kids | 2001 Pine Street at Laguna
Join us at JAMaROO Studio for a fun and engaging music, movement, or yoga class for kids ages 0-5. Meet local UrbanSitter babysitters before or after class, so you’ll have go-to childcare help for this summer and the fall.
RSVP: Register for free
Cost: Free to play in the studio; $10 per class or one free class for new JAMaROO visitors

San Francisco: Disco at the Zoomeet sitters
Saturday & Sunday July 26-27 | 12:00 – 3:00 pm
San Francisco Zoo Playfield Lawn | One Zoo Road (Sloat Blvd at the Great Highway)
We’re teaming up with the SF Zoo & Baby Loves Disco for an awesome weekend of live dance parties, activities, crafts, and raffles at the San Francisco Zoo. Our babysitters will be engaging the kids with fun crafts and activities. Get the little ones rockin’ with you and the animals, too!
Cost: Free with your park admission

Berkeley: Babysitter Meet & Greet – meet sitters
Saturday, July 26 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Totland Park | McGee Ave & Virginia St, Berkeley
Come to the park and meet local UrbanSitter babysitters available to help you this summer and the fall!
Cost: Free
RSVP: Email UrbanSitter parent representative, Marci at marciannmurphy@hotmail.com

San Rafael: Parents Night Out - free childcare
Saturday, July 26 | 4:30 – 7:30 pm
Jack & Jill’s Play Place | 125 Mitchell Blvd, Suite D, San Rafael
Drop off the kids off at Jack & Jill’s so you can enjoy an evening out. UrbanSitter will entertain the children with games, puppet shows, arts and crafts, storytelling, arts and crafts and free play.
Cost: $20 per child, $12.50 per additional sibling. This cost includes light snacks such as fruit, crackers and popcorn, cheese pizza and water.
RSVP: Call Jack & Jill’s at 415-472-1120.

Novato: Babysitter Meet & Greetmeet sitters
Monday, July 28 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Miwok Park | 2200 Novato Blvd
Bring your kids to play at the park and meet new babysitters at the same time! You’ll have the opportunity to chat with local North Bay babysitters, who are available on UrbanSitter. Meet your next date night sitter or line up after school help for the fall!
Cost: Free
RSVP: Register online.

San Francisco: Shopping with a Personal Stylistfree childcare
Saturday, August 2, 2014 | 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Upper Fillmore shops with childcare at JAMaROO Kids | 2001 Pine St, Pacific Heights
Come shop at stores on Upper Fillmore with the help of a personal stylist! You’ll go shopping in groups of three led by Share Some Style stylists, and they’ll help you find clothes that flatter your body and are within your budget. UrbanSitters will be providing free childcare at JAMaROO while you shop.
Cost: $50 for stylist session
RSVP: Purchase a ticket online.

UrbanSitter Washington D.C. Area Events

Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market - meet babysitters
Saturdays this summer: July 26, August 9 & August 23 | 8:30 am to 1:15 pm
Mt. Pleasant Street Plaza
Come by the UrbanSitter table to make a craft and meet babysitters! Held under the trees on our plaza and bandstand, the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market is a friendly and intimate neighborhood market serving the diverse Mount Pleasant community with fresh, local food, including beef, pork, poultry, eggs, chesse, Atwater breads, and lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Cost: Free

Columbia Heights Community Marketplace – meet babysitters
Saturday, August 2 | 9 AM – 1 PM
Columbia Heights Civic Plaza | 14th Street and Park Road, NW
The Columbia Heights Community Marketplace operates a vibrant farmers’ market in one of Washington DC’s most diverse neighborhoods. Come by the UrbanSitter table to make a craft, meet local area babysitters and learn more!
Cost: Free