Classes

Play, Learn & Grow with Us!
A big part of our mission at Peanuts is to create community and nourish families.  To support this goal, we offer a variety of weekly low cost classes for children and free monthly parenting classes for adults.  We also provide fun seasonal events.  See what’s going on at Peanuts and register below!

Download Peanuts’ Fall Events Calendar (September – December 2016)

Monthly Seasonal Workshops & Events
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.

Cloth Diapering Workshop
Saturday, September 24th
10:30-11:30, Free, Sign Up!

Interested in cloth diapering? Join us with Santa Barbara Diaper Fairy to discover the many benefits of reusable diapers. Watch a cloth diapering demo, learn about their diaper delivery and cleaning service, as well as enjoy light refreshments!

How to Wean Your Baby
Saturday, October 15th
10:30-11:30, Free, Sign Up!

Local lactation guru Kitty Maxwell will discuss the ins and outs of weaning your baby.

 

 

Halloween Face Painting
Monday, October 31st
12:00-2:00pm, $10/person

Put the finishing touch on your costumes with face painting from Tea in Tiaras! Call the store to reserve your time slot.

Downtown Safe Trick or Treating
Monday, October 31st
3:00-5:00pm
Downtown businesses get into the spirit of the haunting season. Join us at Peanuts for a special treat!

Create a Ceramic Hand or Foot Print
Saturday, November 5th, $19/piece
Please sign up for one of three class times, 10:15am , 10:45am & 11:15am.

Ceramic artist Armando de la Rocha will help capture, decorate & fire your child’s imprint. Makes a wonderful keepsake or treasured gift. Just in time for the holidays!

La Arcada Christmas Walk
Wednesday, November 30th, 5:00-8:00pm

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

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. Our class packets don’t have to be used consecutively and never expire!

Stretch-n-Grow Movement Class
Tuesdays
at 10:30-11:15am – Toddler (18m+)

$10/class, $45 for 5 classes, or $80 for 10 classes

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)
• Sundays at 11:30-12pm - Baby & Toddler Music (0-4 yrs)

$9/class, $40 for 5 classes, or $70 for 10 classes

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.