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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:

Recreation
Education & Careers
Arts & Culture
Civic Engagement
Health & Fitness

Learn more about REACH

April Activities


Go Green BBBS Earth Day Celebration
Wednesday, April 22 from 5:30pm-8:00pm
Menomonee Park, W220N7884 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls, 53051
Celebrate Earth Day by joining BBBS matches to clean up Camp Pow Wow. There will be a variety of projects to help get the camp ready for the season. Matches and Kohl’s volunteers will help paint benches, plant prairie sod, and clean up gardens and the grounds. This is a rain or shine event and we will have indoor activities if needed. Dinner will be provided. This event is for all ages.
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BBBS Games & Fun
Sunday, April 26 from 1:00pm-3:30pm
Neighborhood House, 2819 Richardson Pl., Milwaukee, 53208
Matches and Caregivers are invited to our 2nd BBBS Games and Fun event. This is a great opportunity for matches, caregivers and staff to spend time together socializing, playing board games, making arts and crafts. Prizes and raffles for everyone. Snack bar provided. This event is for Littles ages 6-12 and their Bigs and Parents.
Please contact  Lian at lmarkovich@bbbsmilwaukee.org or 414-831-4587 to reserve your spot! Please coordinator with your Little's family to include the name of each guest attending and age of each child attending.


May Activities

BBBS R.B.I’s
Saturday, May 2 from 10:00am-12:00pm
BBBS Office 788 N. Jefferson St. Ste. 600, Milwaukee, 53202
Join BBBS for a fun filled activity to build your match relationship, meet new matches and set goals. We will have interactive games and activities, to learn more about each other. You will walk away with great tips to help you both as you develop your friendship. A light breakfast will be provided. This event is intended for matches within the first four months and for all ages.
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Zoo Bureau of Investigation
Sunday, May 3 from 12:45pm-3:30pm
Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd. Milwaukee, 53226
WANTED: Bigs & Littles with sleuthing skills to track down clues and solve a perplexing Zoo mystery! Your pair of detectives must work as a team to unravel riddles, answer questions and decode messages scattered around the zoo. Eat a secret snack and create covert crafts. Uncover the fun together! We will provide a light snack. This event is for Littles ages 6-12.
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Medical Explorers Day at Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin
Saturday, May 9 from 9:00am-12:30pm
Clinical Cancer Center, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, 53226
Matches will visit the Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin complex to learn all about a career in medicine and healthy living. Participate in fun and educational small group activities, meet emergency medicine physicians, and barring bad weather or an emergency, take a tour of the Flight for Life helicopter on the Froedtert Hospital helipad. Lunch will be provided. This event is for Littles ages 12 and older.
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Consider a Creative Career
Monday, May 11 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Catral Doyle creative co 231 E. Buffalo St. Suite 301, Milwaukee, 53202
Join us for a tour of Catral Doyle Creative, a design and marketing agency in the third ward specializing in digital communications. Meet 3 of the principals and learn how they started the business while they were finishing their degrees at MIAD. Be ready to sketch an idea and see how drawings and images turn into videos. See how the agency manages the web site and social media for one of the Green Bay Packers. Dinner will be provided. This event is for Littles ages 12 and older.
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Match Anniversary Party
Wednesday, May 27 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Evolution 233 E. Chicago St. Milwaukee, 53202
We invite you to join BBBS for a night to celebrate you and your Little. This is a time to reflect, celebrate, and look forward to the future. The Anniversary Party includes playing ping pong, awards, games and dinner. BBBS holds a Match Anniversary Party every other month. Matches celebrating anniversaries in May and June will attend this party. This event is for all ages.
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