Having kids gives you an excuse to play. All the time.


  • Wednesday Meetup
    Wednesday afternoons, 3:30pm-5pm, FREE! (location varies)
    3:30pm-4pm: Support circle for crawlers & movers
    4pm-4:30pm: Support circle for Newborns & babies in arms

    The activities and locations vary, but the date and time stays the same. This is our promise to parents with new babies that you will have a consistent meetup to build your own village. To meet other parents. To get support and fun for you and the babe! Moms, dads and babies of all ages welcomed; no one turned away. Donations graciously accepted for snacks, refreshments, hosts and guest speakers.
    **Working parents can join us later, but confirm ahead so we know when to expect you!
    RSVP for the address each week, or follow us on instagram @folksandkin and to find out the details!
  • POT (Parents of Toddlers) Meetup
    Monday mornings, 9am – 10:30am, FREE! (location varies)
    Just like the Wednesday meetups above, but for parents of those active and energetic toddlers who do not sit still for a support group circle. We have a consistent meeting location, with special events on the last Monday of the month.
  • Dad’s Run & Partner Meetup
    First Saturday of the Month, 7:30-10:30am. Marina Del Rey. FREE!
    RSVP for the route and info.

    If you are a man with a baby child, this event is for you (or if you have a man in your household, forward this on to him)! Every Saturday morning, grab your running shoes, your stroller, and your baby/toddler, and come on down to Marina Del Rey. Meet other dads in the neighborhood, then invite your partner to join us for coffee and/or a light breakfast.
    7:30am Meet at La Pain Quotidien in Marina Marketplace
    8am Start the 6-mile run
    9:3010:30am COFFEE (Meetup just for coffee, or get your fix after the run)



  • Now What? Family Play & Learn Brunch Series
    Monthly Saturdays. 9am-10:30am. $250/family
    Next Series: 2/20/16 – 3/12/16

    You took childbirth class, had the baby, kept a newborn alive… Now what?
    Join other new families for a 4-class series exploring parenthood and holistic child development through play, music and language. This is a community that focuses not only on the baby’s development, but also on providing support and friendships for the parents. Series culminates in a special event. Enrollment prices includes all parents, snacks, and alumni events.
    Recommended for Families with kin of 4 months to 7 months old.
    Email for enrollment information!
  • Happy, Healthy Kids! with First Light Ayurveda
    Ayurveda for your child and family’s health, taught by Wendy Arneill, RN, Ayurveda practitioner, and mother.
    Contact for the next sponsored date.



Story Time +FOLKS-KIN-INVITE Fall Social at Pink Chicken NY
Thursday, September 10, 1-3pm.
1524 Montana Ave., Santa Monica 90403. FREE!

Giveaways, gift bags, and best of all – story time with Folks&Kin! This fun store has clothes for mama and girls, with gifts and books for the boys. We’ll be giving away store credit, gift bags, and awesome gifts from our friends Goldpresspaper and MintSunshine! RSVP to, or by Wednesday.

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