Upcoming REACH Activities

Bring your Little to one of our events and have fun with other matches.

 

 

October 2017 Activities

Pumpkin Carving Class 101 *All Ages
Registration is now full. Please email bbbs@bbbsmilwaukee.org to be added to the wait list.
Wednesday, October 25 from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Hawthorn Glen, 1130 N. 60th St., Milwaukee, 53208
Due to high interest level, we will offer a Pumpkin Carving Class on two separate dates. Be a part of the pack at Hawthorn Glen as we carve animal themed pumpkins.  Join the naturalist who will help discover fun facts about the animals chosen for your pumpkin’s template. We will also harvest seeds so we can roast a tasty treat. Once you have completed carving, we will take your masterpieces outside to light as we hoot a howl like our animals. This event is for Littles of all ages. Please select the date you will attend.

National Make a Difference Day *All Ages 
Saturday, October 28 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Location TBD
Join BBBS in celebrating National Make a Difference Day by giving back to communities in need. Our service project will be to support other Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies and participants across the country who have suffered from the devastating storms. We would like to come together to create care packages for other matches like yours.  Light snacks will be provided. This event is for all ages. Please note: We are asking you to bring the following items: TBD
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November 2017 Activities

 Operation: Support our Troops *All Ages
 Wednesday, November 8 from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Hunzinger Construction, 21100 Enterprise Ave., Brookfield, 53045
Join BBBS for our annual event to support our troops overseas. We will have special guests share their military experiences and teach matches what it takes to be in the military. Matches will create and assemble packages with letters, cards, necessities, and treats. Dinner will be provided. We ask each Big to bring 15 of one item from the supply list to contribute to the care packages and share with everyone. This event is for all ages. Click HERE to see the list of supplies.
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Explore Kenya *Ages 6-13   
Saturday, November 11 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, 53226
Did you know that safari means “journey” in Swahili? Grab your hat and binoculars as we go on a safari in Kenya to explore the food, habitats and animals of this amazing country. Trek to see the Zoo’s African animals, learn a little Swahili in our savanna classroom and create your own animal carving to take home. Light snacks will be provided. Please note: After our class you are welcome to stay and enjoy the Zoo as well. This event is for Littles ages 6-13.
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BBBS Spirit Tree *All Ages                                                                        
Wednesday, November 15 from 6:30pm-8:00pm

BBBS, 770 N. Jefferson St., Milwaukee, 53202 - downstairs atrium
Join BBBS for crafting and holiday fun! Our agency was selected to decorate a tree in Cathedral Square that will represent BBBS and our matches. We invite you to be a part of this process by making ornaments and decorating the tree in the park. Dessert will be provided. This event is for all ages.
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Protecting Animals with Care and Kindness at the Wisconsin Humane Society *All Ages
Friday, November 17 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Wisconsin Humane Society, 4500 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, 53208
Join matches in visiting the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) and meet some furry friends! We will provide dinner, a behind the scenes tour of WHS, and get a chance to meet some of the adorable animals currently awaiting new homes! Learn how WHS cares for animals and what they do to make sure animals find the purr-fect home! This event is for all ages.
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Tennis Clinic with MU Teams *Ages 13 and under
Saturday, November 18 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Helfaer Tennis Stadium & Recreation Center, 525 N. 16th St., Milwaukee, 53233
Join BBBS for our annual tennis clinic with the Marquette University women’s and men’s tennis teams. Learn what it’s like to be a college athlete and see a game in action. Enjoy getting to know players from around the world as they teach matches how to serve, volley, and rally. Tennis is a great lifetime sport for all levels of fitness. Light snacks will be provided. This event is for Littles 13 and under.
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BBBS Smart Start *All Ages
Tuesday, November 21 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
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. Dinner will be provided. This event is for matches within the first four months and for all ages.
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Match Anniversary Event (new location) *All Ages
Tuesday, November 28 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Bounce Milwaukee, 2801 S. 5th Ct., Milwaukee, 53207
The Anniversary Event is designed to celebrate long-lasting mentoring relationships. We will have a structured program with games, awards, and dinner. Then you and your Little will explore Bounce with rock climbing, laser tag, and bounce houses. BBBS holds a Match Anniversary Event every other month. Matches celebrating anniversaries in November and December will be invited to this event. This event is for all ages.
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