Phone: 847.859.2312

The Classes/Events below are included with Daily Drop In, 10 Visit Pass or Membership (except where indicated). Advanced registration is only required for the 8 week class series, Family Music Time, Family Yoga & Infant Massage.

Saturday, October  11th 3-5pm

Evanston Open Studios Event & Opening Reception for Jackie Lakely
Join us to welcome painter & mixed media artist, Jackie Lakely, to Gather’s main space. Come make art inspired by Jackie’s latest works. This event is family-friendly & free and open to the public.

Saturday, October  25th 9-noon

Halloween & Fall Festival
Join us for fall family fun! Wear your costume and take part in our costume fashion show/photo booth; create monster puppets with puppet artist, Stephanie Lupu, from 10-10:30am & 11-11:30am; sing and dance to spooky tunes with Miss Brea from 10:30-11am; enjoy festive treats, and play in our wonderful space! Come have a fantastic morning at Gather!

EVERY Monday, 10:30-11am

Story Drama with Chelsea Taylor 
Children will explore characters, setting, conflict and resolution in an active, silly, and fun introduction to reading.

EVERY Tuesday, 10:00-10:30 am

Yoga Play with Yoli Maya Yeh
This class, designed for all ages & abilities, will explore our bodies and minds through movement and breath.

EVERY Tuesday, 2:00-3:00 pm in the Nest

Newborn to 9 months Meet Up! 
Offered in conjunction with the Evanston Families of Babies and Toddlers. Meet other local parents for free play with your little ones.

EVERY Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 am

Toddler (1-3 years old)  Meet Up!
Offered in conjunction with the Evanston Families of Babies and Toddlers. Meet other local parents for  a discounted entry fee of $10 for an all day pass.

EVERY Wednesday, 10:30-11:00 am

Art Adventures with Angela Lyonsmith
Children of all ages are invited to create an art piece or contribute to a collaborative group project inspired by art history, literature, creative expression and exploration.

EVERY Thursday, 10:30-11:00 am

Family Music Time with Michaela
Learn new songs, move your body, groove and giggle, play instruments and bond with your little ones through the magic of music making

Saturday, October 18th & 25th, 10:30 – 11:00 am

Music with Miss Brea
This multifaceted class is all about promoting your child’s growth through active musical play. With age-appropriate activities, your child will have a blast while reinforcing their physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

Registered Classes:

Sept 30th-Nov 18th, Tuesday, 4-4:45 pm

Family Music Time with Michaela
Join us to learn a few songs, move your body, groove and giggle, and play some instruments! We know that music-making helps to support all areas of development, but it also make us happy, has amazing healing and soothing effects, and supports the bond between you and your little ones. Class is designed for mixed age birth to 5 years old and their parent/caregiver. All are welcome!

Class will run for 8 sessions, 45 minutes.
The fee is $160 per family, siblings are welcome. (Minimum sign-up of 5 families, max of 12 families)

Oct 2nd-Nov 20th, Thursday, 4-4:45 pm

Family Yoga with Yoli Maya Yeh
Join us for a good time with the family through movement, play, storytelling and poses! In family yoga we explore our mind-body connection, move, breathe and relax.  You can look forward to games, music, partner poses, dance, lots of yoga and even meditation!  Feel free to contact Yoli with questions at

Class will run for 8 sessions, 45 minutes.
The fee is $160 per family, siblings are welcome. (Minimum sign-up of 3 families, max of 10 families)

Oct 3rd-31st, Friday, 3-4pm

Infant Massage with Amanda Tarver LMT, CEIM, PES
Parents/caregivers will learn a full body massage progression to use with their babies.  Infant massage can help with muscle and brain development, bonding and attachment, digestive troubles and gas, improving sleep, relieving pain from growing or teething, and much more.  It can also help the adults administering the massage to sleep better, reduce stress, and build a deeper connection with their babies.  This class covers a variety of discussion topics such as responding to your crying baby, what products are safe for your baby’s skin, behavioral cycles, and how to continue making touch a part of your child’s life as they grow.  You will learn two colic routines which also serve to support your little one coping with gas/constipation. We will cover gentle movements that help your baby develop muscle strength and make connections between the right and left brain.

Class will run for 5 sessions, 60 minutes.
The fee is $150 per infant & caregiver. (Minimum sign-up of 4 families, max of 8)