ARLINGTON, Texas — The Oakridge School is preparing for the June 30 launch of its "Summer Playdate" series. These two-hour meet-ups are designed to give families something fun to do out of the Texas heat.
Each playdate is five dollars per child, which covers the cost of supplies. Children must have adult supervision present. All playdates are on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at The Oakridge School, 5900 West Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.
The Playdate Calendar includes:
June 30: Art Adventure
Paint personalized canvases, design your custom decals, and help create a community mosaic! Ideal for children 10 and under. This activity will take place in the Kindergarten Center.
July 7: Open Gym
Play basketball, ride around on plasma cars, and jump in the indoor jump house. Ideal for children of all ages. This activity will take place in the Student Activity Center.
July 21: Music and Movement
Sing along to the karaoke machine, bang on instruments and have a blast dancing with friends. Ideal for children 8 and under. This activity will take place in the Early Childhood Center.
July 28: Plant Your Food and Get Wet
Decorate your very own pot and choose an herb to plant. Then clean off by running in the sprinklers and playing with hundreds of water balloons (bring a towel). Ideal for children 10 and under. This activity will take place in the Kindergarten Center.
Aug. 4: End of Summer Party and Drive-In Movie
Create your own custom cardboard box car, grab some snacks, and enjoy a cool, bug-free, drive-in movie (the movie will start at 10:30 a.m.). Ideal for children 8 and under. This activity will take place in the Early Childhood Center.
All playdates will include access to a large indoor space full of toys to play with as well as the themed activity. Guests will also have access to the outdoor playground. Please RSVP by emailing Nadia DiStefano, community engagement coordinator, email@example.com at least two days prior (Wednesday) for each playdate with the name and age of the children planning to attend.
Established in 1979, The Oakridge School is a coeducational, college preparatory school for students in preschool through grade 12. The school draws a diverse student body from 39 area cities and 15 countries to a dynamic learning environment on a 100-acre campus in Arlington. The Oakridge School mission is to inspire students to seek their full potential in academics, the arts, and athletics in a challenging and nurturing environment that cultivates social responsibility, mutual respect, and personal integrity. To learn more about The Oakridge School, visit www.theoakridgeschool.org.