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October 2022

5 Ways to Have a Great Recess Webinar

October 2022October 6, 2022
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Big changes start small. Join us as we kick-off The Game Plan, a free, four-part webinar series designed to provide practical solutions for principals, district administrators, teachers, and leaders of youth serving organizations . During the first webinar, you will learn the 5 key components of a great recess: Safety on the Playground Effective Systems (play space, transitions, equipment, & visuals) Engaged & Empowered Adults & Students Conflict Resolution Games, games, games, games! Leave this webinar with a better understanding…

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June 2022

Rock Paper Scissors Tournament 2022

June 2022
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Do you have what it takes to be the winner of the largest Rock Paper Scissors game of all time? Playworks' Rock Paper Scissors Tournament finale will be a fun, digital competition. Rock Paper Scissors is a fun game, a key conflict resolution skill that kids learn and practice on Playworks playgrounds, and is a community builder. Kids attribute the game to enabling them to communicate, solve problems, and keep the games they play going. When you play in this…

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May 2022

Get in the Game 25th Anniversary Gala

May 2022May 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City View at Metreon, 135 4th St #4000
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Playworks is celebrating a milestone anniversary. We are commemorating safe and healthy play and a generation of impact during our Playworks Get in the Game 25th Anniversary Gala. Join us for our signature reception with cocktails and games for kids of all ages, followed by dinner and a program filled with inspiring Playworks stories. Since 1996, Playworks has engaged more than 2,174,400 kids through 3,259 school partnerships, helping a generation of kids experience the joy and benefits of play. We…

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October 2020

Let’s Play For a Generation of Impact

October 2020
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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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Real Players Don't Bully

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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