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May 2021

Play Leadership Essentials Training for Early Childhood Educators

May 2021

The Playworks Play Leadership Essentials is our 2-day virtual interactive workshop that teaches proven strategies to foster a stronger sense of engagement, prevent and redirect challenging behavior, develop social-emotional skills, and enhance opportunities for physical activity. Taught by professional Playworks trainers, each workshop in the series draws on various learning styles and builds on core principles of child development. The program’s workshops include: The Power of Play—This workshop introduces the importance of play and lays the foundation for creating a…

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February 2021

Play Leadership Essentials Training for Early Childhood Educators

February 2021

The Playworks Play Leadership Essentials is our 2-day virtual interactive workshop that teaches proven strategies to foster a stronger sense of engagement, prevent and redirect challenging behavior, develop social-emotional skills, and enhance opportunities for physical activity. Taught by professional Playworks trainers, each workshop in the series draws on various learning styles and builds on core principles of child development. The program’s workshops include: The Power of Play—This workshop introduces the importance of play and lays the foundation for creating a…

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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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May 2020

2020 Playworks Indiana Kickball Tournament

May 2020May 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Midwest Sports Complex, 7509 New Augusta Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46268 United States
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About Our Kickball Tournament Playworks Indiana's Kickball Tournament is an active employee engagement event that brings teams of 10-15 coworkers together through tournament play of the beloved playground game—kickball. Companies will compete for the championship trophy and the opportunity to bring safe, healthy play to nearly 11,000 children in elementary schools across Central Indiana. The day will consist of tournament play, food, prizes, and adult beverages provided by Sun King Brewing. We will end the day with an awards ceremony.…

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May 2019

2019 Playworks Indiana Kickball Tournament

May 2019May 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Midwest Sports Complex, 7509 New Augusta Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46268 United States
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About Our Kickball Tournament Playworks Indiana's Kickball Tournament is an active employee engagement event that brings teams of 10-15 coworkers together through tournament play of the beloved playground game—kickball. Companies will compete for the championship trophy and the opportunity to bring safe, healthy play to nearly 9,000 children in low-income elementary schools across Indianapolis. The day will consist of tournament play, food, prizes, and adult beverages provided by Sun King Brewing. We will end the day with an awards ceremony.…

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May 2018

2018 Playworks Indiana Kickball Tournament

May 2018May 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Midwest Sports Complex, 7509 New Augusta Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46268 United States
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About Our Kickball Tournament Playworks' Kickball Tournament is an active employee engagement event that brings teams of 10-15 coworkers together through tournament play of the beloved playground game—kickball. Companies will compete for the championship trophy and the opportunity to bring safe, healthy play to more than 5,200 children in low-income elementary schools across Indianapolis. The day will consist of tournament play, food, and adult beverages provided by Sun King Brewing. We will end the day with an awards ceremony. Playworks’…

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April 2018

Happy Hour Recess

April 2018April 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sun King Brewing, 135 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
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We've got the cure for your case of the Monday's! Join us on Monday April 23 for Happy Hour Recess at Sun King Brewing in Downtown Indianapolis! Unlike your regular happy hour, you'll get to enjoy your after work pint with some classic playground games, like foursquare, dodgeball and rock, paper, scissors! Sun King will donate a portion of their pint sales to Playworks so come drink and play games with us for a couple hours and support our mission…

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February 2018

PlayShop

February 2018February 7, 2018 @ 7:45 am - 10:30 am
Sol Center, 708 E. Michigan
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
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Playworks, in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health, is pleased to offer a PlayShop; a two and a half hour experiential workshop designed to empower you to transform your recess or your physical activity programming! The PlayShop will equip you with: Tangible group management and conflict resolution tools that can be implemented immediately; An inspired understanding of how recess, play and physical activity can positively impact school climate; A powerful perspective on the barriers students face when accessing…

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November 2017

PlayShop

November 2017November 9, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cold Spring School, 3650 Cold Spring Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46222 United States
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In partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), Playworks is pleased to offer our PlayShop, a two and a half hour experiential workshop designed to empower you to transform your recess. The PlayShop will equip you with: Tangible group management and conflict resolution tools that can be implemented immediately An inspired understanding of how recess, play, and physical activity can positively impact school climate A powerful perspective on the barriers students face when accessing healthy play and how adults can ease those…

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Get in the Game 2017

November 2017November 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
NCAA Hall of Champions, 700 W Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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Playworks will rock (paper and scissors) in Indiana on November 1, 2017 at our inaugural Get in the Game Gala featuring games, cocktails, a silent auction, special guests, and more! You're invited to join the fun at the first annual Playworks Indiana Get in the Game on November 1, 2017 at the NCAA Hall of Champions, located at 700 W Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. Our incomparably fun and seriously impactful signature fundraiser is the perfect representation of Playworks. The evening combines fine food…

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