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August 2021

Summer Institute 2021: Power of Play

August 2021
$50 – $150

This year saw unprecedented social isolation for kids during the pandemic, causing mental health issues, a rise in childhood obesity, and learning loss. Safe and healthy play, which provides so many social emotional and wellness benefits, will be more important than ever for children as they return to their school communities this year. That's why we're hosting the Playworks Summer Institute, a 2 day series of workshops and professional development opportunities for Minnesota educators to learn practical strategies and best…

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May 2021

The Importance of Recess & Play in 2021

May 2021May 25, 2021
Virtual Workshop
Free

A conversation with the Minnesota PTA, More Recess Minnesota, and Playworks The Minnesota PTA, More Recess Minnesota, and Playworks are teaming up to hold a virtual conversation and webinar on the importance of play and recess for children as they return to school this fall. Join us to learn about and experience the power of play, explore state-level recess policies in that shape the landscape for play, and leave with multiple resources and tools to start or bolster the conversation around…

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March 2021

Investing in Play – Virtual Info Sessions with Playworks MN

March 2021
Free

Join us for a virtual info session this March to learn about how Playworks can help you invest in play at your school to build a positive school climate that nurtures student well-being and academic achievement. We’ll explore strategies to implement immediately as well as partnership options for summer and fall. As we welcome students back, let’s build on their desire for connection and a fun school experience to boost academics, well-being and attendance. With a wide range of partnership…

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February 2021

Playworks MN Return to Recess Workshop

February 3, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Return to Recess Workshop Join the Playworks Minnesota team for a FREE 1-hour virtual workshop that will give you and your staff the tools, knowledge, and confidence to safely return to in-person and/or hybrid recess this school year. This workshop is simultaneously geared toward school administrators and recess staff - anyone involved with recess at your school will benefit from attending. Topics covered include mapping your playground and organizing your space, group management best practices specific to the 20-21 school…

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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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March 2020

The Great Playworks Get Together 2020

March 2020March 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Machine Shop, 300 2nd St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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The Great Playworks Get Together is an opportunity for have some fun and have a conversation about ensuring all kids gain foundational skills and leadership opportunities necessary for success on the playground, in the classroom, and in the future.   Celebrating 10 years of investing in tomorrow's leaders today. This event is hosted by the Playworks Board of Directors Megan Lindahl Goodrich, Community Advocate Marc Gorelick MD, MSCE, President & CEO Children’s Minnesota Jessie Houlihan, President, Stahl Construction Jim Hoopes, SVP, NorthMarq Capital LLC…

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June 2019

Corporate Kickball Tournament 2019

June 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Northeast Athletic Field, 1615 Pierce St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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  Playworks 2019 Corporate Kickball Tournament   REGISTER HERE!       Want to see what Corporate Kickball looks like? Please check out our tournament video. For more information contact Chloe Czaplewski at chloe.czaplewski@playworks.org.   See who's playing - Laughter Champion Sponsors      Thank you to those helping to make this event special!

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February 2019

The Great Playworks Get Together

February 2019February 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Machine Shop, 300 2nd St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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The Great Playworks Get Together is an opportunity for us to “Get Together” to have some fun, be a little silly & support Playworks’ important work with kids in our community; empowering them to lead with kindness, inclusion, resilience, & laughter. Playworks is improving the climate and academic engagement in Minnesota schools. 96% more opportunities for inclusion of diverse groups of students 96% increase in student participation in class activities 91% increase in cooperation among students 90% decrease in bullying…

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October 2018

We Play Together Event with Registration and Waiver Forms

October 2018October 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mounds View High School Stadium, 1900 Lake Valentine Rd
Arden Hills, MN 55112 United States
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Free

Join us for this free, fun and inclusive event for all ages bringing the community together Guest speakers recognizing our amazing Junior Coach leaders from each of our Mounds View Schools Attempting the world's largest game of Freeze Tag for 10 minutes Big game of Rock, Paper, Scissors Rockstar; there can only be one Drawings and prizes Online registration closed. Registration will be available at the event for those who have not registered. Thank you to our event sponsors:  …

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Fundraiser at MN United FC Game

October 2018October 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TCF Bank Stadium, 420 SE 23rd Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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$15 – $30

Come support Playworks Minnesota at the MN United FC Game Ticket rates at a discounted price $5 of each ticket purchased goes back to Playworks MN When: Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Where: TCF Bank Stadium Who: Friends, family, and colleagues can all spend a fun day out while supporting a great organization Click here buy tickets and enter promo code "PLAYWORKS" in the top right corner to purchase tickets! There are two price options at a discounted rate!…

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