Special Events at Papa’s
At Papa’s, it’s more than just cats. We offer several special events each month and throughout the year to make your experience more memorable. Below is a description of our current events (dates subject to change as we adjust early on). You can register for these at our reservations page.
Cat Yoga Evenings (90 minutes, $20) Offered the 1st Thursday of month, usually from 5:30-7:00. Subject to change based on instructor availability.
Practice yoga in a room of 20 cats! For this reservation, 60 minutes will be dedicated to yoga, and the last 30 minutes will offer additional time with the cats. This reservation includes a drip coffee (or drink of equal value). And if you'll provide the mat, we'll provide the cats! Also consider other yoga necessities (like a block) you might need, and wear comfy clothes. This class requires a min. of 5 people registered by the Tuesday night before to be offered. Max 20 participants.
Children’s Saturday Morning Cat Academy (90 minutes, $7 for all ages) Offered the 3rd Saturday of month from 10:00-11:30.
Our Cat Academy is just for KIDS! Best for kids 4 and older. Includes a mini-lesson about cats, story time, a cat-themed craft, and an extra 30 minutes of cuddle time with cats. Cost is a discounted $7 for ALL ages, beverage not included (regular entry $10 for ages 5+). Requires 1 adult for every 2 children. Lesson, craft, and book will rotate often, so you can come back again for new experiences. When making the reservation, click "ADD ANOTHER TIME" to add multiple people to your reservation. Max 20 participants.
August’s Cat Academy focus: Lesson on cat trapping to show the kids how our cats were rescued before coming to the cafe, reading the book Wonton about a newly adopted cat, and making cat dancer toys to play with the kitties.
Papa’s Book Club Night (90 minutes, $10) Offered the 4th Wednesday of month from 5:30-7:00.
Join others in a common love of books and cats! This book club meets monthly. Book selection announced a month ahead to give you time to read. Then, we will meet in the cat playroom to discuss the book while petting feline friends. Reservation includes a drink, a shared tray of baked goods, and an extra 30 minutes to pet the cats.
August book club selection: The Columbia One Read: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. A DBRL librarian will be at the meeting to give info on OneRead events happening during the month of September. You can find copies at the cafe, Yellow Dog Bookstore, and the library. At the end of the meeting we will vote on the next month’s book and then announce online.