Ultimate Guide: Menominee Park, Oshkosh

Menominee Park is one of our family's favorite destinations. Located on the east side of Oshkosh it borders Lake Winnebago. The best part of this park is you can get away without spending any money, but for under $10 you can feed a couple animals and ride the train...
Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park

Outdoor Movies {2019}

Another thing on our Summer Bucket List is to catch outdoor movies under the stars! We have lots of great, FREE options around the Fox Valley. Don't forget your blankets, popcorn and bug spray. Movies begin at dusk. Appleton Appleton Memorial Park Amphitheater Children’s games begin at 7 pm and the FREE...
Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Things that Go – Boats, Planes, Trains, Cars & More!

We're so lucky to have so many options in Northeast Wisconsin or nearby for exploring all of the things that go that kids love: planes, trains, automobiles...and boats! Looking for a new thing to do? Try exploring a ship! Have a birthday or special event coming up? Maybe pizza...
Breakfast on the Farm 2017

Breakfast on the Farm {2019}

It wouldn't be Wisconsin without milk and cows! Get out your calendar and get a Breakfast on the Farm (or Sundae on the Farm) scheduled for some good old family fun! Here is round-up of Breakfast on the Farm options in Northeast Wisconsin. For more events and activities, check out our calendar....
summer movies

Kids Dream FREE Movies {2019}

American Family Kids Dream Summer Movie Series Beat the hot summer days on Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 10am from June 16th through August 14th, 2019 for your favorite family-friendly movies for FREE (download 2 FREE tickets here.) or for just $3 without! This summer, there are added Saturday showings...
Independence Day, 4th of July, fireworks

4th of July Fireworks & Celebrations in Northeast Wisconsin {2019}

Enjoy some fun with the family on the fourth with these upcoming events and things to do! 1. 47th Annual Oneida Pow Wow, Oneida | Friday, June 28, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019 As one of the largest powwows in...

12 Beaches in Northeast Wisconsin

These beaches are about 1 hour away (or so) depending on where you live in the Fox Valley. They are in no particular order. Be sure to check beach conditions before you leave to ensure they are open. If anyone has any pictures of the beaches they would...
Engaging with Nature

Engaging with Nature – Tips & Where to Explore

Being in nature creates a unique sense of wonder that indoor environments can’t compete with. There are a slew of benefits that exploring nature provides kids’ minds.  It can be noted that kids who play outside have sparked creativity and enhanced problem solving, increased stamina, practice mindfulness and are...
Sherwood Splash Pad Wanick Choute Park

Outdoor Splash Pads {2019}

Splash pads, sometimes called a spray pool, are great for all ages. With little or no standing water there is no need for a lifeguard, with little risk of drowning. Most splash pads are open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Please see individual sites for more...
Free Summer Lunches

Free Summer Meals at Northeast Wisconsin Schools {2019}

Hunger doesn't take a summer vacation. For that reason, area schools will offer free summer meals to children 18 years and under. The Summer Food Service Program ensures that low-income children receive meals when school is out for the summer. These free summer meals can be found across Northeast Wisconsin at...