Weekend Top Picks: April 14 – 16, 2017

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Every weekend, there are so many things to do around the area that it can be hard to pin down where to spend some family time. Here are some options that the team at Go Valley Kids thinks that your family will enjoy together.

There are so many egg hunts happening! Find one here: Easter Egg Hunt Guide

Saturday, April 8, 2017

EggStravaganZoo

NEW ZOO
4378 Reforestation Road, Suamico
9:00am – 2:00pm
FREE admission for one for Zoo Pass Members, $12 for tickets at the door or $10 purchased in advance at Suamico Citgo and online

Meijer EggStravaganZoo will include a family-friendly scavenger hunt to find treat stations for kids (and even some stations for adults, too!).  All the delicious treats at our Candy Stations this year are generously provided by Meijer – so you’re sure to enjoy filling your baskets! Every family or group that enters the zoo will receive a Scavenger Hunt Card to help guide you around the facility to find Candy and Game Stations.  Before leaving the zoo, turn in your Hunt Card at the Visitor Center, where each child will receive a special prize before leaving.

Throughout the event, visitors can meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy kids’ games, animal encounters, ride the carousel, and (weather permitting) play on two large inflatables.  We will also have face painting AND The Dog Haus will be here to serve up their fantastic fresh deep-fried cheese curds!

New this year: everyone who comes in wearing a “Spring Bonnet or Baseball Cap” (any spring-themed decorated hat*) will receive a prize, and both kids and adults are welcome to join in! Be creative -or just a little crazy- and have some fun getting into the springtime spirit.

Learn more here: Meijer EggStravaganZoo

 

Natural Egg-Dyeing

Ledge View Nature Center
W2348 Short Road, Chilton
1:00pm – 2:30pm
$3 Admission Fee

Learn about making natural dyes and then try them out on your own hard boiled eggs! You may bring up to one dozen eggs to dye.

Learn more here: Natural Egg Dyeing

 

 

Autism Spectrum Saturday

The Building For Kids
100 West College Avenue, Appleton

FREE from 9-10am for children on the spectrum and their families

Join us for a lower sensory experience and special programming created especially for children on the autism spectrum. Free admission for children on the spectrum and their families from 9 am-10 am, but stay as late as you want! Sensory Stations sponsored by the Appleton Rotary Foundation begins at 9:30 am in the Thrivent Exhibit Gallery on the second floor.

Learn more here: Autism Spectrum Saturday

 

Sunday, April 16, 2017

ROAD TRIP!

5th Annual Bird & Nature Festival in Madison
Warner Park

2930 North Sherman Avenue, Madison
1:00pm-4:00pm
FREE

Bird and nature lovers, families and kids will love the fun and fascinating hands-on nature activities at Madison’s 5th annual city-wide Earth Day, Arbor Day and Bird Day celebration!

Come for Live Raptor Shows by Marg Gibson’s REGI Raptor Education Group at 1:30 and 3pm.

Enjoy Hayrides, Bouncy House, Food Cart, Egg Hunt, Face Painting, Nature Groups Kids Activities, Bird and Nature Walks, Tree Walks, Pond Life, Bird Bingo with Prizes, Arbor Day Tree Planting, Folk Music and More all afternoon from 1 to 4pm!

Learn more here: 5th Annual Bird & Nature Festival

 

Visit our calendar, sponsored by Super Bowl, for more great events around the area this weekend!

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