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, 2017)

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.

Potty Training 101

Saturday Oct. 21st, 10:30-11:30 am, Free!
Sign Up, Here!

Join Montessori Center School Santa Barbara in discussing a collaborative approach to toilet learning. Hear from an experienced toddler teacher and parent about the ins and outs of potty training, Learn signs of toilet readiness and tips to help you and your child have great success when using the toilet.

Halloween Face Painting

Tuesday Oct. 31st, 1:00-3:00 pm, $10/person.

Call the store to confirm your time slot! Put the finishing touch on your costume with face painting from fabulous local artist Maria Perez.

Downtown Safe Trick or Treating

Tuesday Oct. 31st, 3:00-6:00 pm.

Downtown businesses get into the spirit of the haunting season. Join us at Peanuts for a special treat!

 Exploring the Elements of Art Workshop

Saturday Nov. 4th, Ages 2-5 yrs, $5 Material Fee

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art will set up sensory stations where little ones can unlock their inner artist! A perfect weekend activity right before the holidays!


Ceramic Hand & Foot Workshop

Saturday Nov. 11th, $19/piece

Choose one of four time slots, 10:15, 10:45, 11:15 & 11:45.

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 Nov. 29th, 5:00-8:00 pm,  Free!

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!

Preschool Ballet – (3-6 years) 6 Week Class 

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15am – September 5 – October 10
$60 for 6 consecutive classes
Register! (Space is limited to 12)

Literacy and Love of Dance come together in this Ballet Class. Boys and Girls are introduced to Ballet Manners, Music and Movement using cherished Nursery Rhymes and original Ballet Songs. Join Erin Clark from Santa Barbara Festival Ballet at Peanuts as she weaves storytelling, imagination and movement together:


Weekly Classes

Peanuts offers weekly classes for children in our Peanut Gallery Room. 

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 – Classes do not have to be consecutive and do not expire.

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.