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10 Tips for Booking Food Trucks

Points to consider if you're thinking of using a food truck at a PTO or PTA event.

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Host a STEM Family Event at School

Plan a Fun, Hands-on STEM Event for Families

From energy to engineering, these STEM activities are easy to do, educational and budget-friendly (perfect for a crowd!).

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How to Plan a Family Reading Night

Expert tips, flyers, activities, and more to help your group have a fun family reading event.

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Family Movie Night

How to Plan a Family Movie Night

Expert tips (including licensing info), promotional tools and more to help you plan a movie night at school.

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How To Get Sponsorships for Your School Events

Company event sponsors can reduce your costs and help businesses raise their profile in the school community.

Have Some Fun!

Ideas for Adult Social Events

An adults-only social event is a fun way to get to know more parents and let them to see how fun your parent group is! Check out our ideas for low-key and enjoyable gatherings just for grown-ups.


8 Quick and Cheap Events for Your PTO or PTA

It's easy to plan fun events without breaking the bank.


Tips for Taking Better Photos of School Events

Photos are a great way to generate interest in your school and group events. Our tips can help you take photos that pop.


School Events Kids Love

Create excitement for your activities by focusing on fun.

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Event Planning for PTOs: Five Steps

How to produce a big event without forgetting the little details.

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Easy Meal Ideas for Large Groups

22 Easy Meal Ideas for Large Groups

Feeding a crowd? You'll want to check our ideas, plus calculators for determining how much food you'll need to purchase and prepare.


Do PTOs and Alcohol Mix?

Check your insurance coverage before an event if you plan to serve alcohol.


16 Fun Events for Your PTO and School

Set the tone for a fun year with these suggestions ranging from game nights and outdoor ventures to events just for parents.

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Tips and Ideas for Food-Related Events

Parent group leaders share tips to make your next community meal or other food-centered event easier.

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Do More With Fewer Resources

Parent group leaders share tips for making do when money is tight and volunteers are scarce.

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16 Quick and Easy Event Ideas

With a little creativity, you can plan activities that strengthen the school community without breaking the bank or exhausting your volunteers.

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9 PTO Events Families Will Love

Special ideas and tips for successful family nights, school parties, enrichment ideas, and more, shared by PTOs and PTAs across the country.

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Make Your Events Memorable

Simple touches can transform a good event into a four-star success.