Weekend Top Picks – January 27-29, 2017

Every weekend, there are so many things happening around the area that it can be hard to pin down what to do. This weekend is no exception! Here are some options that the team at Go Valley Kids thinks that your family will enjoy.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Flick and Float at the Kroc Center

Members: Free | Public: Adult $5, Child:$3, Under 3: Free

Come splash into our fun-filled Monster Movie Series at the Kroc Aquatics Center!

We’ll turn down the lights and fire up the big screen to watch a great family movie, Shrek!

All non-members 18 and older need to present a photo ID at check-in.

More information here: Flick and Float

Saturday, January 21, 2017

2017 Doty Island Winter Gala

Fun for all ages at Smith Park and the Memorial Building from 12:00 – 3:00 pm.

Snow Sculpting—Open to Individuals, Families or Teams
* Registration is FREE but must be in by January 24 or until all blocks are reserved
* Forms available on our website at www.cityofmenasha-wi.gov or at the Menasha Library

Enjoy complimentary chili (made/served by NM Fire Dept!), Lamer Dairy hot chocolate, Shellattes coffee, and Manderfield’s cookies in the Memorial Building 12:00-2:00pm.

Event co-sponsored by Menasha Parks and Recreation Department and the Doty Island Development Council. Also supported by Menasha Public Library, Menasha Historical Society, and Neenah/Menasha Fire & Rescue

Pro Sculptors Competition
Come see their amazing work as they vie for the top prize.

13th Annual Frozen Flamingo Open
* Three holes groomed for winter golf
* Play begins at 12:00pm
* Three age groups (8 & under, 9-14, 15 & up)

Other Activities Include
* Storytelling by a Children’s Department Librarian starts at 1:00pm in the Memorial Building
* Visit the Menasha Historical Society
* Petting zoo
* Groomed ski trail in the park (free XC ski rental)

More information here: 2017 Doty Island Winter Gala

Family Night at Heart of the Valley YMCA

Family nights are a great time for families to have fun and create memories that last a lifetime.


More information here: YMCA Family Night

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Join us for the not-to-miss, Go Valley Kids Family Resource Fair at Appleton North High on Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm. The goal of this event is to be an extension of our website, lots of resources for families under one roof! Not only will there be a wealth of information to soak in but it will be fun for the whole family. Enjoy bounce houses, entertainment and kid’s activities.


Learn more here: 2017 Family Fun Expo

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Liz Schultz
Liz was raised in Wisconsin and returned with her husband and children nine years ago. They've been exploring all of the old familiar places and lots of new ones too. She is an avid fan of coffee, tea, and tacos. When she manages to steal free time without a pile of laundry, she knits like a mad woman.


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