Upcoming REACH Activities

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November 2018 Activities


Match Anniversary Event (new location) *All Ages
Tuesday, November 27 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Incredi-Roll Skate & Family Fun Center, 10928 W. Oklahoma Ave., West Allis, 53227
Join us as we celebrate you and your Little! “Reflection, recognition, and recreation” are the themes of our match anniversary events. Celebrate your match anniversary at a roller skating rink, a true blast from the past and favorite childhood activity. Enjoy a dinner and awards program and then skate like no one is watching, play games and try laser tag. This event is for all ages celebrating match anniversaries in November and December.
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December 2018 Activities


BBBS Smart Start *All Ages
Saturday, December 1 from 10:00am-12:00pm
BBBS Office, 788 N. Jefferson St. Ste. 600, Milwaukee, 53202
Learn! Develop! Grow! Join BBBS for a fun-filled event focused on building your match relationship. This activity is intended for our newest matches, giving you the opportunity to meet new friends, set goals and learn more about each other. We will have interactive games that will help you with strengthening the building blocks of your friendship. You will walk away with great tips to help you both as you continue to develop your relationship. Breakfast will be provided. This event is for matches of all ages to attend in their first four months together. 
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Workshop & Performance Girls in the Boat *Ages 12 and older  
Thursday, December 6 from 6:00pm-8:30pm
(Pre-show workshop 6:00pm-6:45pm; performance at 7:00pm) 
Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee, 53212
Join us for a pre-show workshop to learn more about the Girls in the Boat performance. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of the play’s themes of teamwork, overcoming obstacles and prejudice, and determination in the sport of rowing, as well as a stronger connection to the curricular ties explored within the show. The show and workshop will also give glimpses into U. S. History from the 1970s. Activities are designed to put participants in the shoes of the characters and to examine the conflicts and resolutions within the story. Snacks will be provided. This event is for Littles 12 and older.
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Rockin’ Jump into the Holidays *All Ages
Saturday, December 8 from 10:00am-12:00pm

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer, 9009 N. Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, 53223
Join BBBS for our annual holiday celebration for Bigs and Littles. This year we are going to get active!  Bigs and Littles will have unlimited access to the trampoline park attractions including; the jump arena, dodgeball, Slam dunk zone, X Beam, and rock-climbing. There will also be a variety of holiday activities, games, and more. Lunch and holiday treats will be provided. Each Little will receive a small holiday gift. This event is for all ages
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Behind -the-Scenes Tour & Performance of A Christmas Carol  *Ages 10 and older
Tuesday, December 11 from 6:00pm-10:00pm
Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 E. Wells St., Milwaukee,  53202
Join us for a behind- the-scenes tour of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater before the performance of A Christmas Carol. Bigs and Littles will enjoy that nineteenth century London comes to life when they join Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and, of course, Ebenezer Scrooge on a fantastical journey through Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Enjoy the music, dancing, and a timeless message of hope, peace, and love, in the Dickens’ classic masterpiece. Light snacks will be provided. This event is for Littles 10 and older. 
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Volunteer at The Gathering Meal Program *Ages 14 and older
Saturday, December 15 from 10:00am-1:30pm

St. Bens, 924 W. State St., Milwaukee, 53233
Join BBBS in giving back to the community. Matches will learn about the four meal programs The Gathering offers in Milwaukee. Then Bigs and Littles will have the opportunity to prepare and serve lunch to those who would otherwise go hungry. The Gathering welcomes everyone to their meal sites. Lunch will be provided. This event is for Littles 14 and older.  
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Reception & of Performance Nutcracker Ballet *Ages 10 and older
Saturday, December 15 from 12:45pm-4:00pm
Marcus Center 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee, 53202
Join us for a reception to learn about etiquette in the performing arts, an overview of The Nutcracker, and meet Milwaukee Ballet dancers. Enjoy the performance of The Nutcracker that features a cast of nearly 200 performers, including students from Milwaukee Ballet School & Academy. Tchaikovsky’s masterful score will be brought to life by the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra and Milwaukee Children’s Choir. There will be refreshments provided. This event is for Littles 10 and older. 
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