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May 2022

Get in the Game 25th Anniversary Gala

May 2022May 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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March 2022

AAA Creating Safe Spaces – Virtual Workshop

March 2022March 28, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In partnership with AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah School Safety Patrol program, Playworks is proud to host a free two-hour virtual professional development workshop for educators and adults affiliated with youth-based organizations on Monday, March 28th from 2-4pm PST. This virtual event will take place via Zoom with a link provided upon registration. Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children’s social and emotional health. We are changing school culture by leveraging the…

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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

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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June 2019

Grown N’ Play 2

June 2019June 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Neyborly – Jack London, 95 Linden St #1
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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RealTime Oakland and Playworks Northern California are coming together for another Grown N' Play event! RealTime Oakland is an ecosystem of collaborators active in Oakland who create social experiences that combine wellness, exploration, and community impact. Other organizations that are part of RealTime Oakland: Stagebridge Oakland Digital Beats, Rhymes, and Life Guardian Gym Mindful Life Project We are honored to be part of this community! Grown N' Play is a night of recess-inspired games to come together as a community,…

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San Francisco Corporate Kickball

June 2019June 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hellman Hollow, 880 John F Kennedy
San Francisco, CA United States
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Get your team out on the field for our Corporate Kickball Tournament!

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Silicon Valley Corporate Kickball

June 2019June 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Twin Creeks, 969 East Caribbean Dr
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Get your team out on the field for our Corporate Kickball Tournament!

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May 2019

Playworks Northern California Lunch & Learn

May 2019May 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Scott Lane Elementary, 1925 Scott Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95050 United States
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Come learn about our mission and programs!

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Get in the Game 2019

May 2019May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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Join us for our annual gala 'Get In The Game.' Enjoy an evening of inspiration, playful games, dinner and dance.

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March 2019

Mendocino Farms Give Back Night

March 2019March 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mendocino Farms, 1875 S Bascom Ave, Ste 440
Campbell, CA 95008 United States
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Mendocino Farms is hosting a give back night in honor of Playworks Silicon Valley! Make sure to bring the below flyer with you and 20% of your dinner cost will be donated to help empower kids in the community. Check out the Facebook event. We can't wait to see you!

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