Author - Amy Johnson

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Director of Volunteers for NPN, Amy became a member in 2006 shortly before her first son was born. Prior to working for NPN, she volunteered by co-chairing the West Town Club and hosting a New Moms Group. Amy is active in her school community and serves on her Local School Council. Amy loves raising her kids in the city and exploring Chicago with her family and friends. She especially loves working and playing with NPN's amazing network of families and volunteers.

Have fun, Make Friends, Make a Difference. Volunteer with NPN!

Neighborhood Parents Network needs you! NPN volunteers have fun, make friends, and make a difference. You can too! Here are some ways for you to volunteer with NPN this year. Email amy@npnparents.org to sign up! 

 

Done in a Day – Mix & mingle with guests, help with check-in, setup and clean up, etc. If you can only stay for part of the volunteer shift, that is ok! 

8/27 - Summer Soccer Bash, Chitown Futbol Pilsen, (8:30am - 10:30am) or (10:00am - 12:00pm)

8/29 - B...

Posted on July 27, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (June 10 - June 16)

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.





 

FREE & Open to the Public:

- Tues., June 11, Roscoe Village Breakfast @ Orange Restaurant

- Tues., June 11, Mom's Dinner Night Out @ Ristorante Dinotto

Future events to register for now:

- Thurs., June 20, Picky Eating in Kids - Stop the F...

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

Have fun, Make Friends, Make a Difference. Volunteer with NPN!

Neighborhood Parents Network needs you! Most of our events would not be possible without our amazing volunteers, who give of their time and talents in so many ways. NPN volunteers have fun, make friends, and make a difference. You can too! Here are some ways for you to volunteer with NPN this year.

Done in a Day – Responsibilities may include mixing & mingling with guests, helping with check-in, helping setup and clean up, etc. If you can only stay for part of the volunteer sh...

Posted on June 05, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (June 3 - June 9)

 

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.




 

FREE & Open to the Public:

Tues., June 4, Lakeview Moms Night Out @ Crosby's Kitchen

Thurs., June 6, NPN 2nd Chance Auction - Bidding Opens! @ biddingforgood.com/npnparents

Thurs., June 6, Picnic in the Park @ PFC Milton Olive Park

Fri., June 7, Lil'...

Posted on June 03, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (May 26 - June 1)

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.




 

FREE & Open to the Public:

 

- Mon., May 27, Family Picnic @ Peirce Elementary School Park

- Tues., May 28, Moms in Business Lunch & Chat @ Taco Diablo

- Fri., May 31, Summer Playdate: Teeny Weeny and Tots (0-2 yrs playdate) @ Bubbles Academy

- F...

Posted on May 26, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (May 19 - May 25)

 

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.




 

FREE & Open to the Public:

- Sun., May 19, Parents of Preemies Family Picnic @  Wrightwood Park 

- Mon., May 20, Picnic in the Park @ PFC Milton Olive Park

- Tues., May 21, Developmental Differences Support Group @ Bellybum Boutique

- Wed., May 22, M...

Posted on May 19, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (May 12 - May 18)

 


Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.




 

FREE & Open to the Public:

- Sun., May 12, Private School Admissions: Cracking the "Code"! @ Dara Milner Educational Consulting

- Mon., May 13,  Lil Sluggers Free Demo Class @ Menomonee Club

- Sat., May 18, Free Play Day @ Allternative R...

Posted on May 12, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (May 6 - May 12)

 

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.




 

FREE & Open to the Public:

- Tues., May 7, Mom's Dinner Night Out @ Bistro Margot

- Wed., May 8, Fit & Healthy B4 & After Baby with Helios @ Helios Center for Movement

- Sun., May 12, Private School Admissions: Cracking the "Code"! @ Dara Milner Ed...

Posted on May 06, 2013 at 7:00 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (Apr 29 - May 5)

 


Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.




 

FREE & Open to the Public:

- Thurs., May 2, NPN Silent Auction - Bidding Opens @ Online Auction

- Fri., May 3, Accelerating Imaginations: A Creative Dramatics Activity @ Kookaburra Play Cafe

- Sat., May 4, Northwestern Integrative Medici...

Posted on April 28, 2013 at 9:53 AM by Amy Johnson

What to do this week in Chicago-Family & Grown-Up City Fun (Apr 22 - Apr 28)

 

Wondering what to do this week in Chicago with and w/out your kids? Our NPN calendar is chock full of FREE and DISCOUNTED events for kids and parents needing a mental break or extra fun.




 

FREE & Open to the Public:

- Wed., April 24, For Business Owners: Financial Security Session @ Flourish Studios

- Wed., April 24, An Evening of Pampering @ Coccon Care

- Thurs., April 25, Babies, Tots, n' More Consignment Event @ Daystar School

- Thu...

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 6:00 AM by Amy Johnson