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Heids Music Lessons

What you need to know about starting music lessons with your children!

Music is the universal language, so it is no wonder so many of us enroll our children in lessons. If your child loves music you probably have considered music lessons too, but do you know all the benefits of music lessons for children?  Children...
Things to do this weekend

Things to do this Weekend! GVK Top Picks September 20-22, 2019

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.
Halloween Activities

Crafts and Parties and Stories, Oh My! Halloween Activities Roundup {2019}

Looking for something your family can enjoy together this Halloween and Fall in Northeast Wisconsin? Here is round-up of freebies, cheap and inexpensive things to do including celebrations for Fall, Harvest, and Halloween with kids. Click on any event for more information and to...
haunted house for kids

Find the Perfect Starter Haunt for Families in Appleton!

If you're looking for a haunted house for kids that love Halloween and spooky things but aren't quite ready for big scares, Wickedly Grande in Appleton/Grand Chute might be perfect starter haunt for your family! ADDRESS: 3143 N Oakdale Lane, Grand Chute,...
library card discounts

InfoSoup Power Up for September: Discounts with your library card!

What's better than a library card? When you get awesome library card discounts at your favorite spots in the community! September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and Appleton Public Library is partnering with businesses around the community to celebrate with special deals!
Observation Towers

Soaring Views: 10+ Observation Towers in Northeast Wisconsin

Observation towers are a great spot for breathtaking anytime scenic views but especially at fall. Enjoy the fall colors throughout Wisconsin. If you aren't afraid of heights and not scared of a couple of steps, check out these fun adventures! Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary 1660...
Fall Pictures

Frame Worthy Backdrops: 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...
Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat {2019}

Trunk or treat events can be perfect for little kids that tire out easily (or get frightened easily) with lots of walking but are still excited about Halloween and trick-or-treating. They offer an easy-to-navigate environment with no curbs or porches to climb. It is also a great solution for...
Appleton Rades Pumpkin Display

Rades Pumpkin Display: October 4 – 6, 2019

The Rades Pumpkin Display has become an annual Halloween tradition for our family and many others in Northeast Wisconsin. The pumpkin display has grown every year and includes intricately carved pumpkins, decorative lights and Halloween decorations. The display is FREE and fun for all ages. No worry...

APRD’s Appletots Learning Center offers fun, recreational and affordable early childhood classes this fall!

Appletots Learning Center, an Appleton Parks and Recreation (APRD) early childhood program, is excited to introduce new classes coming this fall. Appletots, formally known as Little Learners, has transitioned from a traditional preschool program for ages 3-5 years old into an all-inclusive learning program that is affordable,...