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PEPS for Grandparents

Where Grandparents gather, connect and create connection

PEPS recognizes the vital role of grandparents in their children’s and grandchildren’s lives and offers opportunities for grandparents to come together for support, shared information, and learning.


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Grandparent Happy Hours, Brown Bag Lunches & More

Celebrate being a grandparent and connect with other involved and curious grandparents like you at our events for Grandparents. PEPS for Grandparent Events are an opportunity to mingle with other grandparents and have a discussion, guided by an expert facilitator, on a topic relevant to grandparents.


2019 Events

March

Grandparent Table at PEPS Benefit Luncheon
Tuesday, March 5, 11 am – 1 pm

REGISTER HERE and check the box ‘I would like to sit with other Grandparents'.

Grandparent/Grandchild Playgroup (Toddler/Preschool Age)
Saturday, March 9, 9:30-11:30 am (rescheduled from February due to weather)
Join, learn, connect, give
Location: Bright Horizons Center at Interbay, 1570 W Armory Way, Seattle, WA 98119
Facilitator: Debbie LeeKeenan, grandmother to 3 grandchildren (ages 5 months, 2 years and 14 years ) and early childhood consultant, lecturer, and author. Debbie has been in the field of early education for over 45 years. She is a former preschool and elementary school teacher. She was director of the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School at Tufts University from 1996 to 2013. In addition to being a faculty member in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, she was a member of the early childhood faculty at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Join us for this opportunity to have some special time with your toddler/preschool age grandchild and to meet other grandparents and their grandchildren.  There will be an organized "group time" with a book and song as well as time for free play and exploration.

REGISTER HERE


April

Grandparent Happy Hour
Thursday, April 18, 4-6 pm
Topic*: Screentime and your grandkids
Is there a healthy dose? What’s the impact?

Registration coming soon.


May

Grandparent Chat
Friday, May 3, 10-11:30 am

An opportunity to get together with other grandparents and chat about your burning grandparenting questions.

Registration coming soon.


June

Grandparent Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, June 11, 12-2 pm
Topic*: Books as mirrors and windows

Registration coming soon.


July

Grandparent Chat
Friday, July 12, 10-11:30 am

An opportunity to get together with other grandparents and chat about your burning grandparenting questions.

Registration coming soon.


September

National Grandparents Day – Happy Hour
Saturday, September 7, 4-6 pm
Topic*: Resist raising entitled children

Registration coming soon.


October

Grandparent Chat
Friday, October 11, 10-11:30 am

An opportunity to get together with other grandparents and chat about your burning grandparenting questions.

Registration coming soon.


December

Grandparent Brown Bag Lunch
Thursday, December 5, 12-2 pm
Topic*: Kids and Race

Registration coming soon.


*Topics subject to change.



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