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,...
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Recreation for All: Inclusive and Adaptive Recreation

Have you ever been picked last for the team? Or felt like there wasn’t a place for you? For thousands of Fox Valley residents this is an everyday occurrence. While you might think nothing of going to the local pool or signing up for soccer league, these...
Things to do in August

31 Things to Do in August!

July flew by and we're ready to close out the summer with loads of fun this August! Here is a list of things to do this month that are FREE or inexpensive for your family. Try one of these awesome campfire treats camp...
Unison Credit Union

Join us for family fun at Unison Credit Union’s Splish Splash Bash during July!

Unison Credit Union is showing its appreciation to our Fox Valley and Green Bay communities while celebrating the season by hosting new and returning family-focused events at local pools and parks across Northeast Wisconsin! Unison’s Splish Splash Bash...
First Impressions healthy snacks

First Impressions Snack Guide

When you reach for a snack, how much thought do you give to your dental health? First Impressions recommends planning snack times to include more foods that won’t cause cavities and fewer foods that cause cavities easily. Read on to help navigate tooth-friendly snacking!
home birth

Considering Home Birth

Certified Professional Midwife, licensed in Wisconsin, Anja Farin has been serving families in Northeast Wisconsin since 1997. Anja shares with us what the top three worries newly pregnant families have when considering a home birth – complications, pain management and clean up. 1. Complications Considering and preparing for the potential complications...
host family

Become a Host Family – Enriching Lives by Breaking Down Walls

We are always being told to look at things from a new perspective. It is an essential part of resolving conflict, a way to finding solutions to difficult problems. Who hasn’t been asked to ‘think outside of the box’, right? By opening our minds to different approaches and understanding...
Dia de los Muertos

What is Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration?

Have you seen colorful sugar skulls and artwork depicting Dia de los Muertos? Do you wonder what this tradition and cultural holiday all meant? The Appleton Bilingual School shares with us some meaning behind this traditional celebration. Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, is a celebration honoring...
Gixo

Try the Gixo app with us! – Workout anytime, anywhere

We are excited to be partnering with Gixo, a fitness app that allows you to workout anytime, anywhere with real trainers! It intrigued me because as a busy mom it gives me the flexibility to find something, at home, that works with my schedule. Give it a try with...
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Play On My Team – What can youth sports offer?

The first practice is coming. The excitement and butterflies are at capacity. Who’s on my team? Will I know anyone? What if I’m not good? I’m scared. In youth sports, kids are faced with a greater challenge than simply playing the sport. Meeting the team, the coaches and the parents...