The Classes/Events below are included with Daily Drop In, 10 Visit Pass or Membership (unless otherwise indicated). No advanced registration is required.
Monday, December 7th & 28th, 10:30-11:00 am
Sing & Play with Jocelyn
Join Jocelyn for a fun music session to sing, dance, and play with your little ones! Experiment with a variety of instruments from ukuleles and keyboards to kazoos and oboes. Appropriate for all ages and abilities – as long as you can giggle and have fun!
Monday, November 30th, December 14th & 21st, 10:30-11:00 am
Sing a Story! with Michaela
Join us to bring storytelling to life through singing, dance, and hands-on instrument play! Each session features a different theme with singalong books from Music Together and Barefoot Books! Open to all ages but especially infants to 5 year olds.
Monday, December 7th & 21st, 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.
December 10th & 17th, 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!
Friday, December 11th, 10-11:00am
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 ($8 one child, $4 each additional child) for an all day pass and receive 10% off of any purchases made from Mama Power Gear.
Friday, December 18th, 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 ($6 for one child, $3 for each additional child).
Friday, November 27th, 9-noon
Française Matin Holiday Edition
We are teaming up with Language Stars & Patisserie Coralie for a morning of French culture, learning and fun! Join us for a delicious cafe treat by Patisserie Coralie, French Storytime by Language Stars 10:30-11:00, create a décoration de Noël, and enjoy tons of creative play À la française! Regular admission rates apply. A $6 event ticket includes an ornament art project & a yummy pastry of your choice from the Patisserie.
Monday, December 14th, 4:15-5:15 pm
Gather for Gingerbread House Decorating
You do not want to miss this opportunity to construct and decorate a gingerbread house with your little one! Jocelyn & Angela are teaming up for an afternoon of delicious, creative fun. Come create a sweet centerpiece for your home! Cost $25 for one adult & one child. Space is limited. Please call 847-859-2312 to register.