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Events for Bigs and Littles

Match activities provide free and inexpensive things to do and the opportunity to meet other Bigs and Littles. These structured group events are part of REACH, which incorporates learning and development into a variety of activities that provide a well-rounded experience for our Littles. There are five categories of REACH activities:

Education & Careers
Arts & Culture
Civic Engagement
Health & Fitness

Learn more about REACH

February Activities

Dodgeball Mania - Guys Day Out Space still available.
Saturday, February 28 from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Beulah Brinton Community Center 2555 Bay St. Milwaukee, 53207
Dodge, dip and duck! We invite guy matches to join us with MPS Milwaukee Recreation and play dodgeball. This is a great time to make new friends and be active. Please note: foam gator balls will be used. This event is for all ages.
Click here to register!

March Activities
Read Across America & Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday Space still available.
Monday, March 2 from 6:00pm-7:45pm
Central Public Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, 53233
Join us to celebrate National READ Across America Day and celebrate Dr. Seuss. Whether you are young or old, reading is always important.  The night will include trivia, READING, book giveaways, and more.  Snacks will be provided. This event is for all ages. 
Click here to register!

Saturday, March 7 from 10:00am-12:00pm

788 N. Jefferson St. Milwaukee, 53202
Our Relationship Building Initiative is designed specifically for newer matches who know they can get something more out of their relationship with their mentor/mentee. Matches will participate in a variety of games and activities designed to build personal confidence and strengthen relationships. This is a great opportunity to share the amazing journey your match has embarked on with others traveling the same road! Dinner will be provided. This event is for all ages. 
Click here to register!

 Screen Printing Workshop
Tuesday, March 10 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Discovery World, 500 Harbor Dr. Milwaukee, 53202
Matches will learn the process of screen printing by using CMYK inks to print layers and make full-color posters, exploring different themes of science to bring home or use in the classroom. This event is for Littles ages 13 and older.
Click here to register!

Briggs for Bigs Night
Wednesday, March 11 from 7:00pm-9:30pm
BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St., Milwaukee, 53203
Join BBBS for our Annual Briggs for Bigs Night with the Milwaukee Bucks. There will be special opportunities for selected  matches to participate in pre-game activities including serving as a “pre-game attendant” and high-fiving the starting line-up. You will be notified if you have been selected. Support BBBS during halftime with Briggs and Stratton. All  participants are invited to stop by our BBBS table to enter a drawing and create signs to support BBBS, the Milwaukee Bucks, and Briggs and Stratton! This event is for all ages.  Please note: Bigs are invited to attend with their Little or a guest.

Click here to register!

  Soup Sampler    
Saturday, March 14  
1st Session: 10:00am-12:00pm
2nd Session: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Riverside High School, 1615 E. Locust St., Milwaukee, 53202
Join Milwaukee Recreation for a fun class on how to make healthy soups for your family. Matches will help make and share chunky chicken noodle, black bean, creamy tomato with herbs, and tortilla with chicken. This event is for all ages.

Click here to register for the AM session

Click here to register for the PM session  We now have a waiting list for the afternoon session. Please email

  Indoor Baseball Clinic with Biking for Baseball
Saturday, March 28 from 10:00am-12:30pm
Join BBBS & Biking for Baseball to learn and play a lifetime sport of baseball. The clinic is hands on and we ask that both the Bigs and Littles participate. We will also be sending off a local biker to support BBBS and Biking for Baseball over 11,000 miles throughout the US to share the importance of mentoring, biking & baseball all in one. This event is for Littles all ages.
Click here to register!

 Match Anniversary Party
Tuesday, March 31 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Evolution, 233 East Chicago St., Milwaukee, 53202
The Anniversary Party includes awards, games and food. Our party is designed to celebrate long-lasting mentoring relationships. We will have a chance to play ping pong and other games. BBBS holds a Match Anniversary Party every other month. Matches celebrating anniversaries in March and April will attend this party. This event is for all ages.
Click here to register!

April Activities

 Big/Little Bowl Fundraiser
Saturday, April 18 from 12:30pm-3:00pm 
AMF West 7505 W. Oklahoma Ave. Milwaukee, 53219

Join BBBS in reaching our goal of 75 matches participating in our Big/Little Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser. Each match will get free shoe rental, two free bowling games, t-shirts, food and sodas when they raise $100 for Big Brothers Big Sisters. This event is for all ages. Click here to register and receive more information about our Bowl for Kids' Sake fund raiser.
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