Weekend Top Picks: April 7 – 9, 2017

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.

Friday, April 6, 2017

Family Fun Night 

Appleton YMCA
218 East Lawrence Street, Appleton
4:00pm – 8:00pm
FREE for YMCA Members, $4/per person with a $16 family maximum

Enjoy all the Appleton Y has to offer! Designed for families with children 4-12 years old. Visit the splash pad and swimming pools, try out a new gym game, stop into the Family Fun Center, enjoy ping pong and board games in the commons, and more!

Register for Friday Night Out while you’re there and have a date night next weekend on the cheap!

Learn more here: Family Fun Night

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Big Event for Little Kids

Shopko Hall
1901 S. Oneida Street, Green Bay

The Big Event is a magical, fun-filled educational fundraiser geared to children age 10 and under and their families.

The Big Event is a community-wide event!  At The Big Event, the professional staff from Encompass along with hundreds of caring community volunteers, interact with the children.

Donations received from the community assure that all children, regardless of family income, can attend.

The Big Event is a major fund-raiser for Encompass. More than $1,450,000 has been raised over the past 28 years.  Encompass uses the proceeds to provide the finest quality early education and nurturing care to all children, regardless of their economic circumstances.

Learn more here: Big Event for Little Kids


EGG-citing Day at the Zoo!

Menominee Park Zoo
520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh
11:00am – 3:00pm
$3.00 for kids ages 2-17, adults and under 1 FREE

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon Saturday, April 8th, 11am-3pm at the Menominee Park Zoo, Hazel St. & Merritt Ave. in Oshkosh.

Children can go on an egg hunt inside the Zoo, enjoy playing games, treats, making crafts, visiting with the Easter Bunny & much more!!

Learn more here: EGG-citing Day at the Zoo!


Maple Syrup Saturday

Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve
8:30am – 11:00am
Tour $15/family, FREE for members or included with the cost of breakfast

Join us for a Pancake and Porkie breakfast served in the Girl Scout service center at 8:30, 9:00, and 9:30am.

Price includes a tour of the sugarbush following breakfast.

Reservations required for breakfast as space is limited. Call the preserve to reserve your spot at (920)731-6041.

Tours of the Preserve’s syrup producing process begin with a hike in the woods for a look at the sugarbush. Learn about the methods of harvesting sap and see the final processing for bottling and eating.

After your tour, enjoy a taste of fresh maple syrup served over ice cream. Tours run from 9:00am – 11:30am.

Learn more here: Maple Syrup Saturday

And! So Many EGG HUNTS!

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


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