The Classes/Events below are included with Daily Drop In, 10 Visit Pass or Membership (unless otherwise indicated). No advanced registration is required.
Monday, September 19th, 1:00-2:30 pm in the Nest
Milk & Cookies: Community Breastfeeding Drop In Clinic
Bring your baby and breastfeeding questions to Jean Helen Vondriska, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She will work with you and your baby to help you meet your breastfeeding goals in a relaxed and nurturing environment. You will be able to check on your baby’s weight, meet other breastfeeding Moms and babies, grow in your breastfeeding skills with the support and individualized attention of Jean. And yes, there will be cookies! $40 consultation fee.
EVERY Tuesday, 10:30-11:00 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, 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.
Thursday, September 1st, 15th & 29th, 10:30-11:00 am
Jugamos con Yoga! with Maggie
How does a lion roar in Spanish? How does a rooster greet the sun? In this light-hearted, movement-based storytelling class, we’ll create, play and engage with the Spanish language by embodying characters in popular Latin American children’s stories. Led by an experienced children’s yoga instructor and bilingual storyteller, this drop-in class will support language exploration as we laugh and learn together. No yoga or language background necessary. Come in comfortable clothes and let’s play! Jugamos con yoga!
Thursday, September 8th, 10:30-11:00 am
Michelle and Nick Music Time
Michelle and Nick are bringing their music classes on the road! Bring your little ones over to Gather and enjoy a preview of one of their typical classes. There will be singing, plenty of instrument exploration, and your tots might even get a chance to help create an original song with Michelle and Nick. If you like what you see & hear, there will be more information about special introductory prices on hand. Michelle and Nick’s Music Hour is specifically geared towards kids ages 1-6 but all with the love of music in their hearts are welcome!
Friday, September 16th, 10:30-11:00 am
Sign & Sing with Shannon
Come join us for music, movement, and signing story hour with Sign Bright Academy! Miss Shannon will introduce American Sign Language signs with the help of music and stories to caregivers and children ages 0-3! When children’s hands are moving their minds are learning! This drop in class reoccurs on the first Friday of every month.
Friday, September 9th, 9:30-10:30 am
Mama Power Hour with Anya
This meet-up is offered in conjunction with Mama Power Gear founded to celebrate motherhood and connect moms. Come connect, relax, and have fun with other local mamas and their little ones for a discounted admission ($10 one child, $5 each additional child) for an all day pass and receive 10% off of any purchases made from Mama Power Gear. Join us for Mama Power Hour on the second Friday of every month.
Friday, September 30th, all day!
Thank You Grandparents! Playdate
We LOVE our grandparents and believe strongly in the importance of intergenerational play. Join us with your grandchildren for Gather’s monthly Grandparent Playdate and receive half price admission ($8 for one child, $4 for each additional child) on the last Friday every month.