The Classes/Events below are included with Daily Drop In, 10 Visit Pass or Membership (unless otherwise indicated).
Friday, November 14th, 6:00-8:00 pm
Art & Wine Night
Come create a mixed media collage inspired by the current artist, Jackie Lakely, on display at Gather. Her alphabet series has captured the imagination of both young & older art makers. Join owner, Angela Lyonsmith, for an evening of wine & art making. The fee includes all the materials needed to create your one of a kind collage art: an 81/2 x 11 board, mixed media source imagery, wine, snacks, instruction and inspiration for a piece you can display in your home. Attendees are encouraged to bring imagery of their own or their children’s art to incorporate in their finished piece. $30 per adult.
Saturday, November 22nd, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Holiday Gift for Good Fair
(image: Outfits by Leslie Grayson)
Gather will host artisan mommas, caregivers, and social enterprises in our first annual “Gift for Good Fair!” Check out the artistry & craft of Toni Goehring, Leslie Grayson, Tina Zemen, Amanda Tarver, Angela Lyonsmith and more. Support the missions of CEW: Creatively Empowered Women (http://creativelyempoweredwomen.com) & Soku Rafiki, fairly traded items from East Africa to support the work of Global Alliance for Africa, and shop Usborne’s amazing collection of children’s books. Support local artists and shop mission-driven products while your children play! This event is free and open to the public.
Monday, November 17th, 10:30-11am
Spanish Storytime offered by Language Stars
Join us for an interactive storytelling experience facilitated by Language Stars instructors/native speakers. Learn while having fun, singing, & interacting in Spanish!
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
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
Friday, November 21st, 10:30-11am
Mandarin Storytime offered by Language Stars
Join us for an interactive storytelling experience facilitated by Language Stars instructors/native speakers. Learn while having fun, singing, & interacting in Mandarin!
Saturday, November 1st & 15th, 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.
Saturday, December 13th, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Gather Holiday Celebration
Welcome the holiday season with hot chocolate, music making and by creating a handmade gift for your loved ones!