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Things to do this Weekend! GVK Top Picks: July 13 – July 15, 2018

Looking for things to do this weekend with your family in Northeast Wisconsin? We are excited to share this round-up of free or cheap things to do this weekend in our Weekend Top Picks. For even more events and activities, check out our calendar.    This round-up of weekend events and outings...
build a bear

Build-a-Bear Pay Your Age Day!

Build-a-Bear Pay Your Age Day! All Build-a-Bear friends will be on sale tomorrow, July 12, 2018, priced to match your child's age! This includes any Make-Your-Own furry friend like Star Wars, Pokemon, Trolls...all of the popular options! Things to Know: You'll need to be a Bonus Club Member. You can sign up...
things to do when it is hot

Things To Do When it is Hot

It is so hot! We're thankful for summer after the long winter but are looking forward to the return of temperatures under 100F! In the meantime, here are some ideas for things to do when it is hot and enjoy some time with your family! Air-Conditioned Indoor Spots  We gathered up...

FREE Swimming & Fun Sponsored by Unison Credit Union

We love so many things about summer, but there is nothing like spending the day at the pool with the whole family. Watching kids gain confidence in the water and make new friends, and getting in a little relaxation after active bonding through play make for a perfect day....
air-conditioned things to do

Air-Conditioned Things to Do in Northeast Wisconsin

Is summer not your jam? Just plain tired of feeling hot? Maybe it is actually 100 degrees with 97% humidity? There are plenty of kid-friendly spots to get out of the house and cool off for part of the day! Find some air-conditioned things to do indoors here! Indoor Playgrounds These spots have...
Family Fitness - Inspiring Parent

Inspiring Parent: Family Fitness with Amanda

Amanda and her husband, Billy are dear friends from our college years. Together for twelve years and married for seven, they’ve brought two darling girls into this world who are three and one years old. It’s my first time meeting their kids when I go visit to photograph them,...
Funset Boulevard Birthday Party

Funset Boulevard Birthday Party

Planning a kid's birthday party can be so stressful and complicated. Choosing food, decorations, deciding about favor bags, getting supplies like paper plates, making or ordering a cake, making food, sending out the invites, the cleaning...the tasks can feel endless. Parents end up drowning in a to-do list, stressed out on...
Appleton Children's Week

Appleton Children’s Week 2018!

Appleton Children's Week starts Sunday, July 22 and runs through Saturday, July 28, 2018. The city of Appleton Park and Recreation has a great lineup with a week of fun, low-cost or FREE events for children. Check out all the awesome opportunities below! For more information visit or...
Fathers Day

Inspiring Parents: Father’s Day Edition

Veronika: My husband, Todd and I celebrated a decade of marriage this year. It’s so terribly cliche, but I can’t help but be stunned at how fast this time has passed...ten years gone in the skip of a heartbeat. And while it feels like just a moment ago we...
Things to do for father's day

10+ Things to Do for Father’s Day

Celebrate Dad by taking him out to an old favorite spot or on a brand new adventure! Find the perfect thing to do with your family on Father's Day in Northeast Wisconsin! Go Fishing! There are spots all over perfect for families to drop a line together! Kids don't need a...
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