Appleton Public Library Summer Reading Programs

2018 Fox Valley Summer Reading Programs

This summer, Libraries Rock! summer reading program is coming to many Fox Valley public libraries. Additionally, all of the libraries offer awesome opportunities and events throughout the summer – all free to the public. Story hours, concerts, magicians, and more are all fantastic way to engage your children. Please...

Thomas is Coming to Town & GIVEAWAY!

Little engineers won’t believe their eyes—or their ears!  For the first time ever at Day Out With Thomas™, Thomas the Tank Engine™ will be able to talk to his fans. Boys and girls will be cheerfully greeted by the #1 Engine when he pulls into the National Railroad Museum...

How To Talk To Our Kids About People with Disabilities & Special Needs

“Mommy, why is that boy in a wheelchair?” “Hey Dad, that girl talks funny.” These are common phrases your young, curious child might say out loud when first encountering a person with a disability or special need. As a parent how do you reply? This question took me off guard...

FVL Daddy Daughter Dance

The FVL Daddy Daughter Dance is a fantastic event for little princesses and their daddies. Mr. GVK took our daughter last year and they both had a great time. The Daddy Daughter Dance is at Fox Valley Lutheran High School in Appleton on Sunday, March 13th from 2 -...

Dentists for Kids

We asked readers for recommendations for kid friendly dentists in the Fox Valley area. Here are a roundup, see all the comments on the original facebook post here. Pediatric Dentistry Dental Haven 2612 E Calumet St, Appleton   |    (920) 739-6808   |    website Jodi, “Dr. Gonzo at Dental Haven...pediatric dentist and soooo wonderful!!” ...

20+ Favorite Destinations for Fall Pictures

Fall is a great time to capture a family picture (and maybe even a Christmas card worthy shot!). Whether you snap some yourself or hire a photographer (check out our family photography guide) here are some beautiful suggestions (in no particular order). Thanks to everyone for your help! Do...
Summer Film Series

Kids Dream FREE Movies

American Family Kids Dream Summer Movie Series Beat the hot summer days on Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 10am from June 24th through August 29th, 2018 for your favorite family-friendly movies for FREE (download 2 FREE tickets here...the link hasn't been updated by American Family just yet, but they've got...

Supporting Fox Valley Babies & Mamas – Alba Perinatal Safe Spot

Giving hearts and passionate people make our community great. This week Caitlin Claire Studio is partnering up with the Alba Birth Center to raise money for the Fox Valley's only Perinatal Safe Spot, The Alba Perinatal Safe Spot, Inc.       The Alba Perinatal Safe Spot, Inc. The Alba Perinatal Safe Spot, Inc.,...
Saving for the Holiday

How to Make the Most of the Holidays Without Breaking the Bank

It’s hard to have a happy holiday when you’re stressed about money. If you haven’t already started putting money aside for your gift giving, below are a few tips for holiday spending from Prospera Credit Union.   ‘Tis the season The first step in any savings plan, no matter what the goal...
Inflatables Jakes Jumpers

Inflatables & Party Fun: Jake’s Jumpers

Summer is around the corner! Really, it is! Planning entertainment for larger crowds at parties, family reunions, neighborhood cookouts, and graduations can be a challenge but Jake's Jumpers LLC has endless options for serious fun. Jake's Jumpers is a family run business in Northeast Wisconsin. They've been providing inflatable and other party...
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