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October 2020

Let’s Play For a Generation of Impact

October 2020

How can play help kids develop, practice social and emotional skills, and get physically active in virtual or hybrid environments or in-person experiences that are COVID-19 safe? Find out by joining Playworks and other supporters nationwide and Let’s Play! During this unique virtual event, you will experience how play feels right now. Teachers, coaches, and kids will share their stories of the back to school journey and how play and Playworks have eased the transition. Playworks President Elizabeth Cushing will…

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October 2019

Let’s End Bullying 2019

October 2019October 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
District Wharf, 800 Main St SW, Rooftop,
Washington DC, CA 20024 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the culmination of Playworks’ Real Players Don't Bully campaign and bullying awareness month over breakfast, awards, and a solution-oriented panel. Playworks and Google headline this eventful morning and will feature an exclusive panel of members of Congress, local legislators, community partners, and youth leaders—all united for kindness, inclusion, and safety. We collectively stand against bullying in all its forms for adults and children on the recess yard and online. Together, we will BE SAFE &…

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Rethinking Recess Book Celebration

October 2019October 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Playworks Event Space, 641 Fourth Street
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Please join us to celebrate a new book inspired by Playworks on October 16! Dr. Rebecca London's recently-released book Rethinking Recess: Creating Safe and Inclusive Play Time for All Children in School is based on her extensive research of Playworks and her observations of schools, even those with budget and space constraints, that are making the most of recess using proven strategies. You are invited to hear Dr. London describe her research, including evidence of the need for equitable access to…

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Playworks Washington Champions of Play Breakfast

October 2019October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Seattle Impact Hub (Pioneer Square), 220 Second Ave South
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Help Us Build A Movement at Our Champions of Play Breakfast Join Playworks CEO and Founder, Jill Vialet, and professionals from US Bank, Kaiser, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Google, iHeart Radio, K + L Gates, Homestreet Bank, BECU, F5, Zillow, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Storm, University of Washington, Vulcan and philanthropic leaders to learn about the impact Playworks is making on over 12,100 elementary students, 60 teachers and 45 Junior Coaches in the Puget Sound through the power of safe and healthy…

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Get in the Game 2019 Illinois

October 2019October 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chicago Sports Museum, 835 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Get in the Game 2019 Illinois

Join us for our 6th annual Get in the Game event on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Chicago Sports Museum from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. This fun evening will include dinner, cocktails, a silent auction with a wine pull and of course play! The Get in the Game event is a perfect representation of Playworks: incomparably fun and seriously impactful. It’s a celebratory party which will be attended by 250+ guests, including key community, business, and education leaders combines fun, food and…

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Get in the Game 2019 Michigan

October 2019October 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beacon, One Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Join us alongside business and community leaders in honoring: Game Changer Award Detroit Lions   Recess Superhero Miles Killebrew Educator of the Year Amy Modica   Let’s celebrate safe and healthy play, which thousands of Michigan students have access to every day. Play your favorite games with hundreds of passionate changemakers on this exciting night of inspiration. The evening’s activities will start at 5:30 p.m. on October 3, 2019 and include a combination of popular recess games, dinner and cocktails, a…

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June 2019

Playworks Mid-Atlantic’s Summer Soiree 2019

June 2019June 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bank of America, 1800 K Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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Please join us on Thursday, June 27, for a Summer Soiree benefiting Playworks Hosted by Claire DeLelle & Mike Abbenante, Playworks’ Board Members Learn more about Playworks’ proven model that helps kids find their voice and lays the groundwork for urgently needed civility, empathy, and leadership in schools today! Playworks Mid-Atlantic has committed 53,000 hours to 38,000 students and teachers in 76 schools this year alone. Help us raise valuable funds for next year’s school year! Event Details Thursday, June…

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Get in the Game 2019 New York

June 2019June 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Playworks will rock (and paper and scissors) at our annual Get in the Game Gala on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, featuring recess games, cocktails, and live auction. This year we will shine the spotlight on our student and principal honorees for their inspiring leadership every day within their schools and communities! Honoring Most Valuable Principal Dina Ercolano P.S. 158 The Bayard Taylor School Presenting Junior Coach Leadership Awards Location Nickelodeon 1515 Broadway New York, New York 10036   6:00 p.m.   Cocktails,…

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May 2019

Playworks New England Get in the Game Breakfast 2019

May 2019May 10, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
University of Massachusetts Club, One Beacon Street 32nd Floor
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Join us for our annual Get In The Game Breakfast Please join us as we celebrate thousands of students having access to safe and healthy play everyday. This event will raise critical funds to support kids in our community. At the breakfast, we will recognize one individual in the local community for their continued efforts emphasizing the importance of youth development as this year’s Gamechanger. By attending, you’re helping to ensure every child has access to safe and healthy play…

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