Upcoming REACH Activities

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

Fun with a Purpose

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June 2019 activities


BBBS Smart Start *All Ages
Saturday, June 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 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 provided. This event is for matches within the first four months and for all ages.
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Leaders in Law *Ages 10 and older
Tuesday, June 4 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Godfrey and Kahn, 833 E. Michigan St., Milwaukee, 53202
Join us for a night to learn about corporate law with fun hands-on activities. Inspire your Little to learn more about legal careers, develop soft skills, and see what it is like to work in law firm in downtown Milwaukee. Your match will form a team with an attorney and a law school student to work together throughout the night. Littles will use critical thinking skills to make decisions and build confidence by presenting legal arguments to the group. Dinner provided. This event is for Littles 10 and older.
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Summer Hoop It Up *All Ages
Wednesday, June 12 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Beulah Brinton Community Center, 2555 S. Bay St., Milwaukee, 53207 (Outdoor courts)
Our Hoop It Up basketball series is back by popular demand this summer. We will have one Wednesday a month designed for all matches to get together and Hoop It Up. Practice your skills while meeting new matches and seeing familiar faces. Join us for a night of basketball warm ups, cool downs, structured games, and classic competitions with prizes. Dinner provided. This event is for matches of all skill levels and all ages. *Please note: If the Milwaukee Bucks play this night, we will reschedule our event. Click here to register!


Paint the Milwaukee Skyline *Ages 13 and older
Monday, June 17 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Farmhouse Paint Bar and Café, 4511 S. 6th St., Milwaukee, 53221
Join BBBS and take a class to learn step-by-step instruction by a talented artist at the Farmhouse. The night is about bringing matches together, encouraging thoughtful discussions, and building your relationship with your Little. Each Big and Little will paint a mini canvas of the Milwaukee Skyline. Dinner provided. This event is for all skills levels with Littles 13 and older. 
We now have a wait list for this activity. Please email bbbs@bbbsmilwaukee.org to be added to the list.


Critters & Canoes *All Ages
Tuesday, June 25 from 5:30pm-8:00pm
Urban Ecology Center Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee, 53208
Get outdoors and inspire your Little to build environmental curiosity, understanding, and respect. Explore pond life and aquatic adaptations along the shore of a lagoon. Learn canoeing skills and continue your exploration on the lagoon to discover more pond ecology using nets and other equipment. Dinner provided. This event is for all ages.
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Volunteer at The Gathering Meal Program *Ages 12 and older
Saturday, June 29 from 10:00am-1:30pm

St. Ben’s, 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. Lunch provided. This event is for Littles 12 and older. 
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