Event on Neighborhood Play!

Neighborhood Play: Solutions From Adults and High School Students

When: Wednesday, January 23, from 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Where: Parents Place, 200 Channing Street, Palo Alto
Sponsors: Playborhood.com, in cooperation with Parents Place

  • Mike Lanza of Playborhood.com will describe how Playborhood.com is addressing this issue.
  • An Adult Panel will discuss practical approaches that adults can take to facilitate kids’ play in neighborhoods.
  • A High School Student Panel will discuss experiences growing up as panel members gained freedom to play apart from their parents.

This forum is open to all interested parents and children, free of charge.
Please comment if you have any suggestions for what we should discuss!

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One Response to Event on Neighborhood Play!

  1. P.C. Bilir says:

    While I strongly support neighborhood play, I think parents should consider some rules for ball games. Roller-blade hockey, for instance, can be a hazard for both parked cars and small children when played in the street by energetic 10-year-olds. Portable basketball hoops are often placed at the street curb, and when older teens play basketball, younger children are not able to use the sidewalk without risk of being hit. I think we should be clear that not all ages have equal needs for neighborhood play.