Play, Learn & Grow with Us!

Each month, Peanuts offers a variety of fun, creative and educational workshops in our Peanut Gallery Room.  These events are designed specifically for kids and parents and are delivered by trusted community experts and local artisans.

Monthly 1st Thursday Free Parenting Workshops

Breastfeeding Fundamentals w/ Kitty Maxwell

Thursday, November 6th, 6-7pm, Free! Sign-up!
Join lactation consultant Kitty Maxwell as she walks you thru the ins and outs of breastfeeding.




Monthly Seasonal Workshops / Events

Create a Ceramic Hand or Foot Print

Saturday, November 15th, $19 – Sign up for one of the 4 time slots available: 
10:1511:0011:45 and 12:30.
Create a keepsake that will last a lifetime! Your little one can make a hand or foot imprint in clay and paint and decorate it with the assistance of local ceramic artisan, Armando De La Rocha. Armando will fire all the clay creations that will be available for pick up at a later date. Makes a perfect holiday gift!



La Arcada Christmas Walk

Wednesday, December 3rd, 5-8pm, Free!

Join us for the 20th Annual La Arcada Christmas Walk! Free photos with Santa, strolling carolers, fresh popped popcorn & much more. This event is not to be missed!


Puppet Show with the Waldorf School

Saturday, December 13th, 10:30-11am, Free! Sign-up!
Waldorf Teachers will tell seasonal stories with handmade felted wool puppets.






Weekly Classes

Join us for our fun, educational and affordable weekly classes! It’s a great way to spend time with your child and meet other families.

Stretch-n-Grow Toddler Class
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15am (18m+)
$10/class or $80 for 10 classes
Call to sign up or drop in.

Stretch-n-Grow is a wonderful outlet for your child’s natural energy and desire for movement. Kids get to hop, crawl, and balance through obstacle courses developing gross motor skills and expanding their cognitive development. Instructor Shevon Hoover teaches them about their muscles and the importance of caring for your health. She choreographs imaginative routines to stories and music that add to the never-ending learning and fun.


Putnee’s Baby & Toddler Music Classes
  • Wednesdays at 10:15-10:45am - Baby & Toddler Music (0-4yrs)
  • Wednesdays at 11-11:30am - Baby Music (0-24m)
  • Fridays at 10:15-10:45am - Baby & Toddler Music (0-4yrs)
  • Fridays at 11-11:30am - Baby Music (0-24m)
  • Fridays at 11:45-12:15pm - Baby Music (0-24m)
  • Sundays at 11:30-12pm Baby & Toddler Music (0-4 yrs) 
  • $7/class or $50 for 10 classes. Call to sign up or drop in.

Beloved community musician, Putnam Lee aka Putnee, offers a weekly baby music class at Peanuts. In this interactive music workshop children dance, sing, and enact songs, some oldies but goodies and others Putnee originals. Putnam has been sharing the joy of music with Santa Barbara children since 1975.

Prenatal Lunch and Learns Series – Ends Oct. 30th
Thursdays in October, 12:30-1:30pm 
$7/class or $25 for 5 class pack
Call to sign up or drop in.

Saralynn & Grace, 2 lovely local doulas, will be creating a comfortable space for sharing information and answering questions. Expectant parents are encouraged to bring their lunch and curiosity. Each class will have a discussion theme and end with open Q&A. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet other expecting parents, have your questions about pregnancy, birth and newborns answered as they arise, and explore topics to support a gratifying birth experiences. Topics will include: Partner Massage for Childbirth, Creating Your Amazing Birth Plan, What to Pack in Your Birth Bag, Meditation for Birth, and Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Childbirth & Newborns. Please join us! The class will be fun, educational, and provide an opportunity to begin friendships with others embarking on a similar life journey.

*All packets do not have to be used consecutively and do not expire. Packets coincide to each class and can be used for any times for that class but can not be transferred to other instructors.

** If a class is terminated for any reason, participants with remaining packets will be given sufficient warning to enable them to use up remaining classes. Unused classes after that period are non-refundable.

***A parent or guardian needs to remain on-site for all kids workshops.

Call us at 805-618-1640 for more info.  We look forward to seeing you!