Playborhood

This talk is for parents who want their children to grow up to be passionate “doers” who make a positive difference in the world. Mike challenges the common assumption that children must stop playing to develop into productive adults. On the contrary, doers are highly self-motivated people for whom work is play.

Drawing from his background as the author of the book Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place for Play, Mike shows how children can connect the dots from a playful childhood to an active, meaningful adulthood. The talk, which is open to the community, takes place on Wednesday, October 15 from 10:00 to 11:30 am at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park.

Photo courtesy of Mike Lanza surrounded by family: Marco (7), Leo (2), wife Perla Ni, and Nico (4).

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