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Events + Initiatives

Newborn Cohorts starting monthly!

Newborn Baby

First week of Aug. 2024 - Sherman Circle/library

Our next 3-month cohort for caregivers of newborns starts August 1st, with weekly calls and meet ups for 3+ months. Cohort fees are just $60 per family! Register now to receive more information. Additional cohorts begin each month - join whenever you are ready. You can learn more about our Newborn Cohorts here.

Dads night out!

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July 16, 8 pm - Red Derby

Our next Dad's Night Out will be at the Red Derby (3718 14th St. NW) on July 16th, starting around 8pm! All Peanuts dads are welcomed to join; come when you can and as you are. Interested in connecting with more Petworth Peanuts Dads? Be sure to check out our Peanuts Dads etc. WhatsApp Group!

Moms of Color Meet-Up: Splash Pad Edition!


July 20, 11am - 1pm, Petworth Rec splash pad

Join fellow Peanut Moms of Color for a splash pad meet up! Stop by the Petworth Rec splash pad / playground (8th and Taylor NW) anytime between 11am to 1pm for a play date. Water and popsicles provided (while supplies last!). Huge thanks to member Tayo Bellekhan for leading these MoC meet ups!

Speaker Series: Babyproofing


August 14, 8:00 pm - members only

Join this special Speaker Series session with Bobby Brooner and Alisa Bishop of Safe Start Child on babyproofing. Bobby/Alisa will share tips, tricks and common misconceptions about how to babyproof your home and ensure it is safe for your sweet kiddo(s). Bring your questions! Join link available in the Member Event Portal.

Celebrate Petworth 2024

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September 14th, 11a-5p - community event

One of our favorite annual community events, Celebrate Petworth - hosted by Uptown Mainstreet - is a a free neighborhood festival organized by and for the residents of Petworth—celebrating the creativity, diversity, culture, and people of Petworth and its surrounding neighborhoods. Don't miss the Peanuts booth in the Kid Zone!

Mom's Winery Day Out

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September 22, 10am to 5pm

Our first annual Mom's Winery Day Out! For just $65, board a private RT party bus from Sherman Circle for 2-3 wineries in Northern Virginia (route TBD). Tip is included in the transportation cost. Tastings / lunch are extra, but the bus is BYO snacks and drinks, with ice provided. This awesome outing is limited to 30 Peanut member moms - and tickets  are available on the Member Portal.  Need to pump? No prob, the bus has an outlet!

Costume Exchange & Outdoor Movie


October 5th - community event

One of our favorite events of the year, don't miss our third annual FREE community costume exchange and outdoor movie. More details about this fun, family-friendly and FREE event will be available soon.

All-Peanuts Happy Hour!


July 12, 5-7pm, Red Rocks

Our next monthly member happy hour will be at Red Rocks on July 12th from 5-7pm! As always, all member families are welcomed! Enjoy Peanuts specials on a private floor with dedicated bathrooms. If you're planning to join us, please RSVP. Note: the Red rocks space involves stairs, so plan accordingly.

Speaker Series: Pediatric Nutrition

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July 17, 8 pm, members only

Join this Speaker Series session featuring Brittany Shapiro of Capital Pediatric Nutrition to learn about the nutritional needs of your child(ren), including managing picky eating, special diet considerations, food allergies and more. Bring your questions! Join link available in the Member Event Portal. 

FREE Toddler Dance / Zumba Class!


July 27, 9:30 am, Sherman Circle

Join Petworth neighbor Melissa Hough of One Rule Dance at a fun and free dance class for toddlers and preschoolers! Melissa will lead the kids through fun and easy steps - a great way to burn off some end-of-day energy! Parents, bring your dancing shoes to join the fun!

Parent-Child Storytime & Painting


August 25, 10am - members only

Enjoy a morning getting creative with your little one! Get inspired by toddler-friendly story books read aloud by Alina at Made With Love in Brookland, followed by a fun art activity, with the options of painting a flower pot, making a wind chime, or decorating a pencil pouch! All materials and supplies provided. Ticket link coming soon.​

Peanuts Family Field Day (tentative)

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September 21st, 4pm - 6ishpm

Join us for our rescheduled family field day! This FREE members-only event includes tons of kids entertainment - balloon artists, face painters, yard games, bounce house, FREE ice cream plus LIVE MUSIC featuring Ska band, The Fuss! Huge thanks Parker McCarthy, Compass Realtor®, as well as Hillary Legrain of First Savings Mortgage for sponsoring this event. More info / tix available soon.

Art All Night 2024


September 27, 3:30pm - 11pm

One of the most dynamic  community events of the year, join us on Upshur Street, Kennedy Street, Georgia Avenue, 14th street, and beyond for live music, performances, and more. Plus, this year we have expanded funding for more robust kids interactive programming - stay tuned for more details! This event is FREE! Check back soon.

2024 Sherman Circle Spooktacular

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October 27th, 3-7pm, Sherman Circle

Our fourth annual Sherman Circle Spooktacular will be held on October 27th this year! Join us for this FREE family-friendly event, including games, giveaways, kids' entertainment, live music, costume context, and more. More info coming soon!

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