Weekend Top Picks: March 17-19

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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, March 17, 2017

Friday Family Fun Night

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

Enjoy all the Appleton Y has to offer! Family Fun Night is designed for families with children 4 to 12 years old and includes: splash pad and swimming, open gyms and organized gym games, inflatable obstacle course, ping pong, board games, and more!

Float and Flick in the Boldt Pool features Inside Out at 6pm.

Learn more here: Friday Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night at the Kroc

5:00pm – 7:00pm
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
1315 Lime Kiln Road, Green Bay
$5/adults, $3 children, under 3: FREE

Enjoy a fun night at the Kroc Community Center with crafts and activities, bounce houses, open swimming, and more! Most activities geared to parents and children ages 2-8.

Learn more here: Family Fun Night at the Kroc

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Family Flight Fest

EAA AirVenture Museum
3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
10:00am – 4:00pm
FREE for EAA Members, Adults $12.50, Children 6-17 $9.50, 5 and under FREE; Max of $31 for a family

Kick off springtime by discovering the exciting world of aviation at EAA Family Flight Fest! This weekend-long event is a great chance for families to get out of the house and have a total blast at the EAA AirVenture Museum. Activities include parachute egg drops, paper airplane design and launch, model making demos, kid friendly movies, scavenger hunt, and more!

Learn more here: Family Flight Fest

New Dublin St Patrick’s Day Grand Parade

Downtown New London/New Dublin
1:00PM
FREE

Wisconsin’s largest St Patrick’s Day parade! Bagpipes, marching bands, clowns, clans, floats, and more! 125+ individual features!

Learn more here: St Patrick’s Day Parade

Maple Sweet Dairy Open House

Maple Sweet Dairy
4501 County Road W, DePere
11:00am – 5:00pm
FREE 

Maple Sweet Dairy will be hosting an open house with hayrides, refreshments, and maple syrup making demonstration.

Learn more here: Maple Sweet Dairy Open House

Family Night

Fox West YMCA and Heart of the Valley YMCA
6:30pm – 9:00pm
FREE for YMCA Members
$3/person, $15 maximum per family

Family nights are a great time for families to have fun and create memories that last a lifetime. All activities are for families only. All children must be from the same family and accompanied by an adult for all activities.

Find these events on our calendar here: Go Valley Kids Calendar

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Maple Syrup Sunday

Ledge View Nature Center
W2348 Short Road, Chilton
9:00am – 3:00pm
FREE

Help tap a maple tree, collect sap, learn the history of how it becomes syrup, enjoy the taste of pure maple syrup on pancakes.

FREE tours and demonstrations from 9:30am to 3pm.

Pancake breakfast fundraiser for Friends of Ledge View Nature Center from 9:00am – 1:00pm. $8 for 13 and older, $4 for 12-6 year olds, FREE for 5 and under

Learn more here: Maple Syrup Sunday

Family Flight Fest

EAA AirVenture Museum
3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
10:00am – 4:00pm
FREE for EAA Members, Adults $12.50, Children 6-17 $9.50, 5 and under FREE; Max of $31 for a family

Kick off springtime by discovering the exciting world of aviation at EAA Family Flight Fest! This weekend-long event is a great chance for families to get out of the house and have a total blast at the EAA AirVenture Museum. Activities include parachute egg drops, paper airplane design and launch, model making demos, kid friendly movies, scavenger hunt, and more!

Learn more here: Family Flight Fest

Events for Families with Members Having Special Needs:

Autism Spectrum Saturday

The Building for Kids
100 West College Avenue, Appleton
9:00am – 10:00am
FREE

Featuring: Sensory Make and Take with The Autism Society of The Fox Valley

Join us for a lower sensory experience and special programming created especially for children on the autism spectrum. Free admission for children on the spectrum and their families from 9 am-10 am, but stay as late as you want! Programming begins at 9:30 am in the Thrivent Exhibit Gallery on the second floor.

Learn more here: Autism Spectrum Saturdays

 

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