New PSN & NPN Events for South Side Families

Written by: Megan Marshall

NPN and Hyde Park Parent Support Network (PSN) are joining forces to bring more parent programming to South Side families!

The Hyde Park Parent Support Network and Neighborhood Parent Network jointly present our 1st event – Friends and Family CPR class at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) Monday December 12th – 7-9pm.  CPR is such a critical skill set for parents, family members, and caregivers.  And for many parents, if it has been a year since you had it last, consider this as a great opportunity for a refresher!  Attendees get access to the expertise of Safety Squad and Chicago CPR for only $5.  This class is open to the public – please RSVP to confirm your spot!

HPNC is an amazing nonprofit center where children of all ages from diverse backgrounds enjoy fun and educational activities during out-of-school time in a warm and safe environment. Please note if you are looking for a certification class, please check out their upcoming CPR event.

In August, PSN and NPN partnered to help South Side families tackle school choice at the South Side Preschool & Elementary School Fair.  Given our missions and the needs of our family members are so well aligned, we decided to get together and brainstorm ways we could join forces and bring South Side Families more programming.  NPN has been running programs like Parent University, School Choice seminars, and New Parent programming since its founding in 1980.  We are thrilled to bring this partnership to new families as they navigate parenting all over the city.

If you are in Hyde Park, please also check out all that PSN has to offer – active listserve, playroom, and of course our traditional get-togethers (our potluck, Halloween party and more).


At this class PSN members will not only get the chance to meet the NPN team but also take advantage of a special NPN membership discount.  Future programming will include College Savings/Estate Planning, Potty Training, and more!  We are counting on PSN and local NPN parents to help us make this partnership a success by throwing out great programming ideas you would like to see, spreading the word to your friends, and volunteering.  Thanks for helping us grow these great resources!  Please email with questions and ideas.

Posted on December 02, 2011 at 9:55 PM


3 Replies

  • remains ; I don't gi

    remains ; I don't give a shit either and will no loegnr watch this programing. A whiny homosexual swearing over and over is no enticement to watch any movie let alone a 3rd. class dredge like this one.

    by Hanna on 11/25 at 04:44AM

    Report comment as spam / offensive

  • If you plan on using

    If you plan on using your Playstation Vita for game saves ONLY, then this is what the 4GB card is for. But let's face it, there will be people that want to <a href="">resiivt</a> their PSP library, there will be people taking pictures, or putting their music on their vita to listen to with some games. For $16.99-20 bucks it's affordable, but it's the worst storage to price ratio, as expected.But, let's look at the size of the Vita games:Army Corps of Hell: 625 MBAsphalt: Injection: 765 MB(Demo is the same size)Ben 10 Galactic Racing: 968 MB*BlazBlue: Continuum Shift EXTEND: 3.33GB(Good luck fitting this game on a 4GB card, and be able to do anything else, Version 1.00 of physical media takes 2912KB)Disgaea 3 Absence of Detention: 2.05GB(Version 1.00 of physical media takes 4896KB)Doctor Who The Eternity Clock: 767MBDungeon Hunter Alliance PSVita: 1.03GB(Cross Platform play with PS3 is not supported, Version 1.00 of physical media takes 1024KB)*Dynasty Warriors Next: 1.5GB(Demo is 214MB, Version 1.01 of Physical media with all DLC installed takes 62MB)EA Sports FIFA Soccer: 3GB(Demo is 1.7GB, Cross platform play is NOT supported)*Escape Plan(PSN Only): 842MBF1 2011: 1.42GBFIFA Soccer 13: 2.8GB!%+*Foosball 2012: 134MB(Demo is the same size, Version 1.00 takes 150MB)*Gravity Rush: 1.5GB(Demo is 472MB, Version 1.00 of physical media with all DLC takes 3104KB)$Hot Shots Golf World Invitational: 1.15GB(Demo 280MB, version 1.03 of physical media takes 134MB)!%+*Hustle Kings PSVita(PSN Only): Version 1.01 with all Add-ons except Time Savers pack takes 481MB(Anything bought including the full game is shared with the PS3 version and vice versa, and cross platform play)LEGO Batman 2 DC Super Heroes: 1.1GBLEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7: 1.2GB+*LittleBigPlanet: 1.1GB(Demo is the same size, all content downloaded is shared with LittleBigPlanet 2 and LittleBigPlanet Karting when it comes out, Version 1.02 of physical media with a few pieces of DLC takes 92MB)Little Deviants: 940MB(Demo is the same size, Version 1.01 of physical media takes 28MB)Lumines Electronic Symphony: 722MB(Demo is the same size, Version of 1.01 of physical media takes 22MB)Madden NFL 13: 3GBMetal Gear Solid HD Collection: 3.3GB(Good luck fitting this on a 4GB card, and having room for much else, Version 1.00 of physical media takes 2240KB)Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty: 1.6GBMetal Gear Solid 3 Snake Eater: 1.8GBMichael Jackson the Experience: 1.6GB!$*MLB 12 The Show: 2.8GB(Version 1.01 of physical media takes 8768KB)ModNation Racers Road Trip: 1.5GB(Demo is 486MB, Version 1.00 of physical media takes 1184KB)Mortal Kombat: 3GB(Version 1.00 of Physical media takes 608KB)+*Motorstorm RC: Free(If you got the Scion Promotion, $9.99 after the first two months), version 1.02 Patch with all cars takes 706MBNew Little King's Story: 655MB(PSN Only)Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus: 2.3GB(Version 1.00 of physical media takes 1120KB)+*Pinball Arcade PSVita: Version 1.03 with four table expansions takes 436MB installedPlants vs Zombies PSVita(PSN Only): Version 1.02 takes 82MBPuddle: 558MB(Demo is the same size)PulzAR: 134MB*Pure Chess: Version 1.00 with three Add-ons takes 532MBRayman Origins PSVita: 932MB(Demo is the same size, Version 1.00 of Physical media takes 2048KB)!%Retro City Rampage: 31MB(PSN Only, Version 1.01 takes 53MB)Resistance Burning Skies: 3.1GB(Demo is the same size, retarded for people with 4GB cards, has an Online Pass, Version 1.01 of physical media takes 24MB)*Reality Fighters: 573MB(Demo is the same size, Version 1.03 of physical media takes 102MB)*Ridge Racer: 816MB(Demo is 70MB)*Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen: 1.1GB(Demo is 240MB, Version 1.02 of Physical media takes 22MB)!%Sound Shapes: 970MBSpy Hunter: 860MB(Version 1.00 of Physical media takes 800KB)!*StarDrone Extreme(PSN Only): 136MB(Demo is the same size, version 1.01 installed takes 167MB)Sumioni: Demon Arts(PSN Only): 288MB(Demo is the same size)Sunflowers: 94MB(Demo is the same size)Super Stardust Delta: Version 1.00 takes 216MB installedSupremacy MMA Unrestricted: 1.5GBTable Ice Hockey: 54MB*Table Top Tanks: 114MBTakes of Innocence R Japan Import, Version 1.00 takes 2080KBTales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack(PSN Only): 127MBTouch My Katamari: 660MB(Demo is 99MB)*Treasures of Montezuma Blitz(PSN Only): Free, Version 1.70 installed takes 201MB*Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3: 1.5GB(With a bunch of add-ons that work for both PS3 and PSVita once purchased, Version 1.02 of physical media with all DLC takes 11MBKB)Uncharted: Golden Abyss: 3.2GB(Demo is 344MB, Treasure Hunter Add-on 100KB, Version 1.02 of physical media takes 78MB)Unit 13:

    by Lyubov on 11/28 at 12:36AM

    Report comment as spam / offensive

  • Oni-Samurai / I

    Oni-Samurai / I did read through a lot of the upadted T & C, and have read that certain things brought would stay with the plus account from other sites. I'm not sure, but I would have thought that it was certain content that is brought via the plus account would be unavailable if you choose to cancel your subscription.It makes no sense to remove access to content that would be yours if you had brought it via the free psn service.Even if you get a 20% discount on say a map pack, you're still going to be paying a certain amount. If the map pack is completely free and they remove your access after the subscription ends, that I can understand.I'm not signing up for the plus service anyway. the free service is perfectly satisfactory and I'd rather spend a340 on LBP dlc or buy an actual game. [url=]myokdkusbf[/url] [link=]okvxvmo[/link]

    by Yoko on 11/28 at 10:07AM

    Report comment as spam / offensive

  • Reply to this topic