As parents and caregivers, it can be difficult to find time to keep the children fed\/engaged\/socialized\/insert\u00a0all the things\u00a0here,\u00a0while also maintaining\u00a0our\u00a0own sense of identity \u2014\u00a0or at least the ability to have a pleasant conversation with another adult. But play dates are a perfect opportunity to do\u00a0all of the above.\u00a0Consider scheduling your next get-together at a more intimate location\u00a0at a place where the kids can have fun while the adults get the\u00a0quality time\u00a0(and maybe even the hot cup of coffee \u2014\u00a0finally!)\u00a0we deserve. The\u00a0Little Village Playroom 9850 N. Michigan Rd., Carmel At\u00a0The\u00a0Little Village Playroom, parents and caregivers can enjoy free\u00a0WiFi\u00a0and coffee while the kids\u00a0free play or\u00a0join one of the day's scheduled activities, such as\u00a0arts and crafts or a dance party.\u00a0Bring\u00a0your\u00a0own food, drinks\u00a0and snacks so there\u2019s no need to\u00a0interrupt the fun \u2014\u00a0now that\u2019s what we call a productive play date. Holliday Park 6363 Spring\u00a0Mill Rd., Indianapolis With 94\u00a0acres of green space,\u00a0including 3.5 miles of trails along the White River, Holliday Park offers plenty of space for exploration and adventure.\u00a0Outdoors, visit the playground and picnic area, walk down to the White River, or play at The Ruins where you\u2019ll find a children\u2019s water table, fountains, restrooms and more. Take a break from the heat or escape the rain\u00a0in\u00a0The Nature Center for plenty of outdoor-inspired\u00a0indoor fun. Garfield Park Conservatory 2505 Conservatory Dr., Indianapolis From \u201cPollinator Parties\u201d to preschooler\u2019s\u00a0story time, Garfield Park Conservatory has\u00a0a wide range of activities for all ages. Though you\u2019re welcome to enjoy the conservatory on your own (it\u2019s\u00a0free admission for ages\u00a02\u00a0and under), pre-registration is required for most activities, so plan your play date accordingly. The Urban Chalkboard 452 E Carmel Dr.,\u00a0Carmel While the adults enjoy themselves in the full-service caf\u00e9 (espresso, anyone?), the littles can do the same at a variety of play stations from kitchen sets and train tables to the always-popular BEAM light-up interactive play floor. Be sure to bring your socks \u2014 they\u2019re required for children\u00a0and\u00a0adults. Tarkington Park 44 W 40th St.,\u00a0Indianapolis There\u2019s a lot to love about the newly renovated Tarkington Park near the intersection of 39th and Meridian Streets. Rubber and turf play surfaces? Check. Splash pad? Check. Caf\u00e9,\u00a0playscapes\u00a0and restrooms? Check, check \u2014\u00a0well, you get the idea. Kid City at Greenwood Community Center 100\u00a0Surina Way, Greenwood Located in the Greenwood Community Center, Kid City is a two-story indoor play zone with two distinct STEAM-focused activity areas that incorporate art, music and more. Let the kids scale up The\u00a0Luckey\u00a0Climber (art you can play on!) or\u00a0jam\u00a0in the musical garden. Books & Brews See website for locations Squeezing in an evening play date? Restaurants aren\u2019t\u00a0usually\u00a0the most ideal places for\u00a0fun-seeking\u00a0kids but Books & Brews is another story. Have a pint while the\u00a0children enjoy free activities on select nights or, on Sunday, enjoy board games together and the kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree.