Worldwide Day of Play

September 20

Nickelodeon, a television network for children, celebrates Worldwide Day of Play by going off the air for three hours in order to encourage kids to go outside and play.

  • Ontario Physical Literacy Summit 2014

    September 26 - September 27

    The 2014 Ontario Physical Literacy Summit will be held September 26-27, 2014 at Redeemer University College in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

  • Takoma Plays 2014: 6th Annual Play Day

    September 27

    Join Takoma Park for their 6th Annual Play Day from 10am-2pm.

  • International Walk to School Day

    October 8

  • 3rd Global Conference: Play

    November 1 - November 3

    Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014 Prague, Czech Republic

  • 27th International World Play Conference

    February 1, 2015

    The 27th International Council for Children's Play World Play Conference will be held at the VUB University in Brussels, Belgium February 1-3, 2015. Deadline for submission of abstracts is September 30.

  • US Play Coalition’s 2015 Conference on the Value of Play: Advancing Play

    February 15, 2015 - February 18, 2015

    This conference is an opportunity to share how you are implementing innovative strategies to engage your community in play. We also seek research that illuminates the diverse benefits of play including physical, social, emotional, and cognitive well-being. Our goal is to bring these many perspectives together and to facilitate the development of new methods of advancing the play movement. Keynote speakers include Dr. Peter Gray and Dr. Kevin Ross Emery.

  • Active Living Research 2015 Conference

    February 22, 2015 - February 26, 2015

    Mark your calendars for February 22 - 26, 2015 and plan to join ALR in sunny San Diego. Check the ALR website for updated conference details. Look for the Call for Abstracts to be released May 2014.

  • 12th Active Living Research 2015 Annual Conference

    February 22, 2015

    12th Active Living Research Annual Conference will be held on February 22-25, 2015 in San Diego, CA. The conference agenda will include both research and practice/policy presentations. The deadline for abstract submissions is August 18th.

  • The 2015 George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites

    March 29, 2015 - April 2, 2015

    "GWS2015 is your place to engage with colleagues who share your commitment to excellence ... to educate yourself about the latest trends and ideas ... to raise expectations for yourself and your career!" This event will be held in Oakland, California on March 29–April 2, 2015.

  • The Children Learning with Nature 2014 Training Institute

    June 29, 2015 - July 1

    The Children Learning with Nature 2014 Training Institute is a gathering of leading voices from around the world coming together to share and exchange ideas about creating spaces and places for children that are full of joy and wonder. It’s about creating great environments whether in urban settings with tiny outdoor spaces, or large rural open spaces, as well as everything in between. Beyond environments there will be great emphasis about teaching methodologies and practices.

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    The Re-imagine Learning Challenge - April 10 to September 17 - "As part of a three-year partnership with Ashoka, the LEGO Foundation has pledged more than $200,000 to challenge prizes alone. Enter today and help us learn about your vision for education in the 21st century!"

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  • Worldwide Day of Play - September 20 - Nickelodeon, a television network for children, celebrates Worldwide Day of Play by going off the air for three hours in order to encourage kids to go outside and play.

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  • Ontario Physical Literacy Summit 2014 - September 26 to September 27 - The 2014 Ontario Physical Literacy Summit will be held September 26-27, 2014 at Redeemer University College in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

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  • Takoma Plays 2014: 6th Annual Play Day - September 27 - Join Takoma Park for their 6th Annual Play Day from 10am-2pm.

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