Being the full-time care giver for our children presents unique challenges. Full-time parenting groups in our area are mostly, if not exclusively, moms. We need a group where dads aren't the minority. This group gives an opportunity to share and talk about the unique challenges of being a dad. Kids of all ages are welcome.

We hold weekly playgroups, primarily Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon. as more members join and interest grows, we'll add additional playgroups at other times throughout the week.

A few times a year we get together for a family picnic. For our regular members, this is a wonderful time we get to put faces to names and meet the wonderful women and partners who have become the silent faces of this group. If you're a new member, this is a great chance to meet everyone in a low key setting.

Starting in 2012, we are going to be adding an additional get together, sans-kids, once a month. This should give everyone a chance to spend some time together without someone running off every 30 seconds.

If you aren't a stay-at-home dad but are interested in joining, please do. This group was founded and populated by men looking for a place to meet outside of the traditional mommy-only playgroups. If you're a dad from another walk of life don't be afraid to give us a chance. Just don't be thrown off if we spend the whole playgroup tying shoes, wiping runny noses and talking about beer and cars.,

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Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 9:30 AM

    Thursday Morning Playgroup

    4 Dads

    Were back at Lake Crabtree.We meet at the playground near the Dogwood Shelter. • There is a large volleyball court right next to the playground we use for a sandbox, so... Learn more
  • 6 days ago · 10:30 AM

    Tuesday Playgroup

    5 Dads

    Marla Dorrel is our standing Tuesday playgroup location. It's big and shady with plenty of different play structures, and it's fenced most of the way around. It's also... Learn more
  • July 23 · 7:00 PM

    Dad's Night Out

    6 Dads

    7:00 dinner at Bull City Burger and Brewery then its on to The Parlour for dessert before hopping down Main St. To check out the Durham nightlife.
  • July 23 · 9:30 AM

    Thursday Morning Playgroup

    4 Dads

    Were back at Lake Crabtree.We meet at the playground near the Dogwood Shelter. • There is a large volleyball court right next to the playground we use for a sandbox, so... Learn more
  • July 21 · 10:30 AM

    Tuesday Playgroup

    7 Dads

    Alternate Weather Plans: if the forecasted high for the day is below 45, above 95, or the chance of precipitation is above 50% we'll move this playgroup to Cary Towne... Learn more
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