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The Recognition Playdates (NNRW 2021)

National Nanny Recognition Week is to shine a glorious spotlight on to the fact that we nannies exist and rock at our jobs. What better way than to do that fabulous job, en masse, in public. And so we will! Join a flash mob of nannies and their charges having an outing to a public play area where moms and dads and grandmas and grandpas and aunts and uncles and completely disinterested strangers can all bask in the awe of the awesomeness of the way that nannies handle such things.

Read below for details on how your region is planning to awesome-bomb in order to gain recognition.

Triangle East (indoor)

Date and Time: Tuesday, September 21th at 9:30 to 11 am

Location: Little Doodles Play Cafe

Let’s celebrate National Nanny Recognition Week with a play date at Little Doodles Play Cafe on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh organized by Nanny Tiffany Williams on Tuesday, September 21st from 9:30-11am!

Cost is $5 per child, adults and babies under 12 months are free! There is a messy art studio and discovery room that you can add on for an additional $5. You can buy pieces of art to paint for an additional cost if you want.

No outside food is allowed! They have a cafe and snack bar to buy snacks, treats and drinks.

No shoes or bare feet allowed. Everyone must wear socks. Socks are available for $2 if you forget to bring them!

Come any time and stay as long as you want!

Chick Fil A at Townridge is across the parking lot for anyone who wants to grab lunch after.

We’ve parked behind Chick Fil A and brought picnic blankets to eat on if you want to do that too!

Register and RSVP on Facebook (you may need to join the Triangle Nanny Tribe Group first), or by messaging volunteer host Tiffany.

Triangle West (outside)

Date and Time: Tuesday, September 21th at 10:30 am to 12 noon

Location: Durham Central Park’s Mt. Merrill Playground

Join local area nannies for a meet up at Durham Central Park’s popular Troll Story Time. The children will get a few books on a theme followed by a thematic craft or activity. After that, it is free play on the Mount Merrill Playground where the nannies can schmooze while the children slide and climb. Children can picnic for lunch, too.

Meet at “The Leaf”, an open air pavilion right next to the playground.

Rain location is “The Pavilion”. Masks are required for everyone.

Here is what Durham Parks and Rec says about Troll Story Time.

Free parking on the side streets that flank the park. Look for Jen in the bright pink NANNY shirt.

Register and RSVP on Facebook (you may need to join the Playdates Group first), or by messaging volunteer host Jen.

Don’t see your region listed? Pick a place to play, such as a park or other play zone, and email the webmaster and we’ll send people your way. It is as simple as that.

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