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An incomplete list of local event pages and meetups to help you connect with other families in your city.


Your city is packed with things to do! Here’s an incomplete list of local clubs we love. We like to think of them as the local chapters of the Sidewalk Club. Our plan is to regularly update this page, so if you have a resource to add (we’re especially fond of the big-hearted indie meetups) please email us!

Nationwide

City Dads Group: A diverse community of dads taking an active role in our kid’s lives. Meetups, blog, podcast, workshops, speaking, and media for dads nationwide. Instagram | Facebook

Fit 4 Mom: dedicated to the Strength In Motherhood™ and provides classes and support for moms in every stage of motherhood. Facebook | Instagram

Mocha Moms: the premier voice for mothers of color. Through chapters and online, Mocha Moms. provides support for women of color as they journey through all phases of motherhood. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Mommy Poppins: Find the best stuff to do with kids in NYC, Philly, Boston, LA, Chicago, Houston, Washington DC, and traveling the world. Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

Nibble & Squeak: Nibble & Squeak hosts food events for babies, toddlers, and young children (and their caretakers) across the world! Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Pearachute Kids: Drop into the best kids classes in your town! Available for families in Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Kansas City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Tinyhood Circle Communities: mobile, easy-to-use parenting forums based on your location. Search for a group in your area by zip code. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

New York City

Bowery Babes Eventbrite: A downtown NYC nonprofit mothers group dedicated to supporting women from pregnancy through the early years of motherhood and beyond.

FOMO Feed NYC for Kids: A curated mix of the best experiences for NYC adventurers and their little sidekicks, all hosted on Instagram.

New York Parenting Event Catalog: Our passion is to help make parenting easier and family life more fun, and to provide accurate and current information on local events, news, relevant articles, and resources in a family friendly format. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

New York Family Events Page: events catalog from New York Family Magazine. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

NYC City Dads Meetup: Part of a national organization dedicated to helping fathers socialize and support one another. Facebook | Instagram |Twitter

NYCgo.com: Free family fun from the official visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City. Instagram | Twitter

Brooklyn

A Child Grows in Brooklyn Event Log: the home for Brooklyn Parents Facebook | Twitter

Families First Calendar: Families First is a community center that provides activities and spaces where the child is the center of activity. They offer parents and caregivers frequent parenting workshops, classes, support groups, and a lending library stocked with parenting-related books. Instagram

Park Slope Parents: More than 15 years old, PSP members have shared advice on everything from choosing childcare to camps, hairdressers to healthcare, and coping with teething, terrible twos, and tweens. Plenty of information for Brooklyn parents on their site, and a yearly membership unlocks local discounts, forums, classifieds, and more. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Los Angeles

LA Parent Free Events Calendar: L.A. Parent began with a vision—to discover Los Angeles through the eyes of a child. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Moms LA Events: We love Los Angeles and think it’s a great place to raise our children. Our job is to help you find everything you need to have a great family experience. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Kidsguide Magazine’s Calendar: Southern California’s best guide to kids’ services, family events and fun things to do. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Chicago

Chicago Babies on the Go: Activities for your little ones in the big, beautiful city of Chicago. Instagram

Chicago Fun Authority: The authority on fun in Chicago. Instagram

Chicago Macaroni Kid: Macaroni Kid was founded with two very specific goals: enrich communities and empower moms. Facebook |Instagram | Twitter

Chicago Parent Magazine Events Calendar: a free local parenting magazine for families in Chicagoland. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Chicago Summer Google Calendar: this calendar is updated with events (mostly free) happening in Chicago all summer long. Add it to your own calendar and never miss a beat.

Neighborhood Parents Network Calendar: NPN is a non-profit that connects a diverse community of families with the resources they need to navigate parenting in the city. Full membership unlocks the forum, an annual school fair, and print newsletter. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Philadelphia

Philadelphia Family Events Calendar: the hub for local parents looking for news, events, connections, and advice from other families in Philadelphia. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

MetroKids Calendar: a resource for parents living in the greater Delaware Valley — Philadelphia and its Pennsylvania suburbs, South Jersey, and Delaware. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Philly Fun Guide for Kids: the Greater Philadelphia region’s “go-to” website for accurate and detailed information about upcoming artistic, cultural, entertainment, and sporting events. Not designed for families, but they have events tagged kids! Facebook | Twitter

San Francisco

SF Dads Group: a meetup group for Stay-At-Home Dads, working dads, part-time at home dads, work from home dads, freelance dads, and involved fathers in and around the SF Bay Area to socialize and interact with other guys who enjoy spending quality time with their kids. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Black Moms of San Francisco: a fun and relaxed meetup for Black mothers of infants and toddlers to get to know each other.

Parent’s Club of Palo Alto & Menlo Park (PAMP): a diverse group of parents who have come together to form a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization to offer community, events, resources, knowledge, and support on common interests. Facebook

Marin Mommies Events Calendar: Our calendar highlights the best family events, outings, and activities in Marin and the San Francisco Bay Area. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Berkeley Parents Network Events: a nonprofit parent-to-parent forum for the San Francisco Bay Area. Facebook

SF Parents Outside: A group for San Francisco parents who like to be outside. If a swim in the ocean, a hike in the woods, a play on the beach, or a picnic in the trees sounds fun to you, let’s connect! Facebook  

SF Moms Blog: passionate about the San Francisco area and the moms who live here. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Indianapolis

The City Moms: the premier social community for Indianapolis moms. All incoming members are offered a free 14-day trial with access to events, a private forum, and local perks; annual membership costs $35 per year. Facebook | Instagram

Indy’s Child Calendar: Indy’s Child Parenting Magazine serves as Indiana’s number one parenting resource magazine.

Indy with Kids Event Calendar: a free resource for Indianapolis area parents and visitors looking for things to do…with their kids! Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Seattle

Washington Family Mag Calendar: the go-to resource for D.C. area parents for more than 25 years. Our magazine, website, eNewsletter and social media outlets reach tens of thousands of local moms and dads in D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Families of Color Seattle connects parents to build a loving community of families of color. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

ParentMap Calendar: Your go-to guide for family activities in Seattle and around the Sound. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Seattle’s Child Calendar: Seattle’s Child is your guide to getting to know your city all over again. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Visit Seattle Events Calendar: Citywide log of attractions, events, and things to do in Seattle. Search their Family Fun page for kid-friendly options. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Washington, D.C.

Parents of DC: Got kids? Live in DC? Check us out for fun activities in our area! Instagram

Washington Parent Magazine’s Calendar: providing family enrichment for the Washington metropolitan area through education and support since 1983. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Kid-Friendly DC: Where to go and what to do with kids in the nation’s capitol.

Boston

Boston Parents Paper Events Calendar: magazine and website for Boston parents. Facebook | Twitter

South Boston Neighborhood House Events: Founded in 1901, our mission is to support family and neighborhood life in #SouthBoston. You may know us as The Ollie. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Boston Moms Blog Event Calendar: For fun mamas in Boston and beyond. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Boston Dads Group: a diverse community of fathers in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas, who take an active role in our children’s lives. We seek to create an online meetup group to bring fathers together in person. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Nashville

Nashville Parent Mag’s Events Calendar: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Nashdads: Playgroup and meetups for Nashville dads. Facebook

Nashville Fun For Families: From festivals to classes to concerts to workshops – find an event your whole family will love! Browse for events near you, or search by date or keyword. Facebook | Twitter

Kids Out & About: Nashville’s online family guide to events and everything fun!

Nashville Life Kid-focused Events Calendar: The family guide from Nashville Life.

Portland

Beers & Babies: We love babies and beer! We’re a group of parents who meet at a kid-friendly breweries. Facebook | Instagram

PDX Parent Calendar: A Portland magazine that’s fun, smart, local and just a little offbeat — just like PDX families. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Portland Kids Calendar: The parent’s help desk for all things fun in Greater Portland. Never be bored again. Facebook | Twitter

Portland Family Magazine Calendar: A premier lifestyle & family magazine for Portland. Facebook | Twitter

Miami

Parent to Parent Miami Events Calendar: For children with disabilities and their parents. Facebook | Twitter

Miami Dads Group Meetup Page: a diverse community of fathers who take an active role in our children’s lives. We host meet-ups several times per month, with our kids at parks, playgrounds, museums, sporting events, parent-and-me classes, and anywhere else we feel compelled within the Miami metropolitan area. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Minneapolis

Minnesota Parent Magazine’s Calendar: the Twin Cities’ premier parenting magazine, published every month for busy moms and dads looking for parenting ideas and inspiration, helpful local resources and activities happening right here in Minnesota! Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Family Fun Twin Cities: Our Family Fun Calendar is brimming with Twin Cities events for families with kids. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Meet Minneapolis Events: Calendar from the official visitor’s association of Minneapolis. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Kids: We’re the local go-to family and kid info hub for greater Grand Rapids. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter