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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BABYSITTERS & NANNIES
Babysitter & Nanny Events

UrbanSitter Chicago Events

NPN Annual Soccer Bash @ Chitown Futbol
Saturday, September 5th | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Chitown Futbol |2343 S. Throop Street, Chicago
Join UrbanSitter, NPN, and Lil’ Kickers for this fun soccer-tastic event! Kids can enjoy games and activities, and get their face painted by some local UrbanSitters! Parents can meet their local UrbanSitter team, and get questions about the site answered.

Drop-off Care 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 at Bubbles Academy
Monday – Friday | 9:00am – 5:00pm
Bubbles Academy | 1504 N Fremont Ave, Chicago
UrbanSitter now offers free Sibling Care at Bubbles Academy. Drop your little one at the Sibling Care Center, a fun-filled play space, and attend class with his or her sibling. Register online!

“Lincoln Square Incubator” at Pickle’s Playroom
Thursdays (ongoing) | 10:00am – 12:00pm
Pickle’s Playroom | 2315 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago
Looking for a collaborative work space outside your home? Visit the Lincoln Square Incubator at Pickle’s Playroom! UrbanSitter will watch your little ones on the play floor while you get some work done in the cafe area — or book an appointment at their on-site salon! Register online.

Drop-off Care at Sod Room
Ongoing – 1st & 3rd Fridays | 9:30am – 12:00pm
Sod Room | 1454 S. Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor, Chicago
UrbanSitter is teaming up with Sod Room to offer Chicago parents a morning of drop-off playcare! Local UrbanSitters will keep the little ones entertained at Sod Room while you indulge in some “me time,” tackle your to-do list, or sneak in a trip to the gym. Info online.

UrbanSitter Los Angeles Events

Monrovia: Monrovia Family Festival 
Friday, August 28th | 5:00 – 9:30pm
Monrovia Family Festival | Olive Street & Myrtle Ave, Monrovia
Join us at this monthly outdoor event. Your local UrbanSitter team will be on hand with crafts and fun for the little ones, and opportunities to win babysitting credits for adults!

Los Angeles: 4th Annual Celebrity Red CARpet Safety Event
Saturday, September 19th | 1:00 – 4:00pm
Skirball Cultural Center | 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles
Come and join UrbanSitter at the 4th Annual Celebrity Red CARpet Safety Event! Celebrities, influencers and families will also discover many of the best safety products for maternity, baby and toddler from national and local companies as well as a sneak peak into some of the latest innovative products yet to hit the market. You’ll be able to meet some local UrbanSitters, and the little ones can participate in fun activities and crafts at the UrbanSitter table!

UrbanSitter New York Events

Brooklyn: Shop Up by Babyccino Kids
Sunday, September 13th | 12:00 – 6:00pm
501 Union Event Space | 501 Union St, Brooklyn
Join UrbanSitter at the Shop Up by Babyccino Kids! Shop for the best boutique kids clothing and accessories, enjoy free crafts and face painting for the kids, and meet your local NYC UrbanSitter team and some great local sitters!

Brooklyn: Shop Up by Babyccino Kids
Monday, September 14th | 10:00am – 5:00pm
501 Union Event Space | 501 Union St, Brooklyn
Join UrbanSitter at the Shop Up by Babyccino Kids! Shop for the best boutique kids clothing and accessories, enjoy free crafts and face painting for the kids, and meet your local NYC UrbanSitter team and some great local sitters!

Brooklyn: Speed Sitting at Wild Was Mama
Wednesday, September 16th | 6:00 – 7:00pm
Wild Was Mama (formerly Caribou Baby) |272 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn
UrbanSitter and Wild Was Mama are teaming up to hold a speed sitting event to help you find a fabulous new babysitter! Just like speed dating, you can quickly meet and interview a host of local sitters and find the perfect fit for your family. This speed sitting event is FREE to attend! Drinks and light refreshments will also be provided.

UrbanSitter San Francisco Bay Area Events

East Bay: Habitot Free Admission Day
Saturday, August 29th | 9:30 – 11:30am
Habitot Children’s Museum | 2065 Kittredge Street, Berkeley
Join UrbanSitter at Habitot Children’s Museum’s free admission day! UrbanSitter will be on site to answer questions, share information about the site, and introduce families to some local sitters. 

Palo Alto: PAMP Speed Sitting
Thursday, August 27th | 6:00 – 8:00pm
DayOne Baby | 552 Waverly Street, Palo Alto
Join UrbanSitter and The Parents Club of Palo Alto and Menlo Park for this fun speed sitting event! Come out and meet some of the great UrbanSitter babysitters in your area!

San Francisco: Parents Place 23rd Annual Preschool Preview Night
Wednesday, September 9th | 5:30 – 7:30pm
San Francisco County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers) | 9th avenue and Irving Street, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Drop by the UrbanSitter table at the Parents Place Preschool Preview Night! Meet your Bay Area UrbanSitter team, get your questions answered, and learn all about the site. We’ll have a special babysitting credit on hand for parents that are new to UrbanSitter!

Palo Alto: Speed Sitting
Tuesday, September 15th | 6:00 – 8:00pm
DayOne Baby | 552 Waverly Street, Palo Alto
Join UrbanSitter and DayOne Baby for this fun speed sitting event! Come out and meet some of the great UrbanSitter babysitters in your area!

San Francisco: Babysitter Meet & Greet at Peek-a-Boo Factory
Friday, September 18th | 5:00 – 7:00pm
Peek-a-Boo Factory | 2 West Portal Ave, San Francisco
Meet and interview a host of San Francisco’s best local sitters to see if they are a good fit for your family, then book them online through UrbanSitter anytime. You’ll meet sitters available for date nights, back-up care, mother’s helper positions, and more. This is a kid friendly event so bring your child(ren) to play in Peek-a-boo Factory’s three level play structure. The day pass of $10 applies per child if you are not a member, and free if you are a Peek-a-Boo Factory member.

San Francisco: Recess Open House with UrbanSitter & GGMG
Thursday, September 24th | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Recess – Urban Recreation | 470 Carolina Street, San Francisco
New visitors to Recess can come in and explore the playspace and learn about membership, parties, classes, and more! UrbanSitter will be on hand with snacks, crafts, and some great local sitters! Enjoy this free event, and take advantage of the opportunity to meet your local UrbanSitter team and some wonderful babysitters!

San Francisco: Cole Valley Street Fair
Sunday, September 27th | 10:00am – 5:00pm
Cole Valley Neighborhood | Between Cole Street and Carl Street, San Francisco
Stop by the UrbanSitter booth to meet your local UrbanSitter team, enjoy arts and crafts for the kids, meet local sitters, and play games to win babysitting credits!

San Francisco: Babysitter Meet & Greet at DayOne Baby
Tuesday, September 29th | 12:30 – 2:30pm
DayOne Baby |3548 Sacramento Street 2 West Portal Ave, San Francisco
This fun event will give you the opportunity to meet local & experienced sitters looking for part-time, full-time, or date night jobs. You’ll have time to briefly interview each sitter individually to see if they are a good fit for your family.We’ll share our tips on how to find the best babysitter and explain how UrbanSitter can help you find child care whenever you need it

UrbanSitter Washington D.C. Area Events

Speed Sitting at the DC JCC
Tuesday, August 25th | 7:30 – 9:30pm
DC Jewish Community Center | 1529 16th Street Northwest, Washington
Join UrbanSitter and the DC JCC for this fun speed sitting event! Come out and meet some of the great UrbanSitter babysitters in your area!

Babysitter Meet & Greet at Menchie’s
Wednesday, August 26th | 6:30 – 8:30pm
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt | 1939 12th Street Northwest, Washington
Meet and interview a host of DC’s best local sitters to see if they are a good fit for your family, then book them online through UrbanSitter anytime. You’ll meet sitters available for date nights, summer care, mother’s helper positions, and more. Plus, enjoy delicious frozen yogurt!

Maryland: Activity Rocket Fall into FUN Fair
Saturday, September 12th | 12:00 – 4:00pm
Rockville Sportsplex | 60 Southlawn Court, Rockville
Join us and our friends at Activity Rocket for the Fall into FUN Fair where your kids ages 0-18 can try the hottest new sports, theatre, art, legos, STEM, dance, and more. Your local UrbanSitter team will be on hand with fun activities and giveaways!

Penn Quarter Farmer’s Market
Thursday, September 3rd | 3:00 – 7:00pm
Penn Quarter Farmer’s Market |North end of Eighth Street NW, between D and E streets NW, Washington
Join us at this farmer’s market for fun crafts and activities for the little ones! Your UrbanSitter team will be on-hand to answer questions about the website and app!

Foggy Bottom Farmer’s Market
Wednesday, September 9th | 3:00 – 7:00pm
Foggy Bottom Farmer’s Market | Mall Walkway between 23rd and 24th Streets NW, Washington
Join us at this farmer’s market for fun crafts and activities for the little ones! Your UrbanSitter team will be on-hand to answer questions about the website and app!

DC State Fair
Saturday, September 12th | 12:00 – 8:00pm
Old City Farm and Guild | 925 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington
Join us at the DC State Fair for some fun! We’ll have crafts for the little ones. Your UrbanSitter team will be on-hand to answer questions about the website and app!

Babysitter Meet & Greet at Ice Cream Jubilee
Monday, October 19th | 5:00 – 6:30pm
Ice Cream Jubilee | 301 Water Street Southeast, Washington
Join UrbanSitter at Ice Cream Jubilee for a special UrbanSitter Meet & Greet where you can meet great local babysitters! Meet and interview a host of local sitters to see if they are a good fit for your family, then book them online through UrbanSitter anytime. Kids of all ages will enjoy the fun atmosphere and delicious ice cream!

UrbanSitter Babysitter & Nanny Events

Los Angeles: Mother Nurture Center Infant CPR
Ongoing, 2nd Wednesday of the month | 5:30 – 6:30pm
Mother Nurture Center | 105 W. Torrance Blvd, Ste 200, Redondo Beach
Learn the basics of infant CPR at Mother Nurture Center. This American Heart Association DVD class, led by an AHA certified instructor, is based on the Friends and Family CPR course and will allow for hands on practice with an infant mannequin. A perfect class for parents, grandparents, or a caregiver working with infants. *This class is does not provide CPR certification and no card will be provided. UrbanSitters will receive a badge on their profile upon course completion. Cost: $25 per person.

Los Angeles: Mother Nurture Center Baby Care Basics
Ongoing, 2nd Wednesday of the month | 7:00 – 9:00pm
Mother Nurture Center | 105 W. Torrance Blvd, Ste 200, Redondo Beach
This class is designed to equip parents and caregivers with all the hands-on skills they need to care for their new bundles of joy. The class will cover: Bathing, Skin Care, Swaddling, Diapering, Umbilical Cord Care/Circumcision, Care Nail, Sibling Preparation, Holding, Burping, Safety. UrbanSitters will receive a badge on their profile upon course completion. Cost: $35 per person.

San Francisco: Sitter Career Fair
Tuesday, September 22nd | 11:00am – 1:00pm
Gleeson Plaza, USF Campus | 12130 Fulton St, San Francisco
Come meet UrbanSitter’s local representatives! We’d love to meet you, offer sitter profile tips, and share any job openings in our Corporate office in downtown SF.

San Bruno: Get Work Wednesday at Skyline College
Wednesday, September 30th | 11:00am – 1:00pm
Skyline College Cafeteria | Building #6, 3300 College Drive, San Bruno
Come meet UrbanSitter’s local representatives! We will be at Skyline College to recruit qualified candidates for occasional, part-time and full-time babysitters. We’re also seeking Skyline College Campus Ambassador to assist with sitter recruiting on campus.