Upcoming REACH Activities

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January 2020 Activities

Match Anniversary Event *All Ages Space Still Available
Monday, January 27 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer, 9009 N. Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, 53223
Join us as we celebrate you and your Little!  This event is a great time for “reflection, recognition, and recreation.” Remember your year together, create goals for the future, and re-start fresh! Celebrate your match anniversary and be honored with certificates and a gift from Big Brothers Big Sisters. After our program you will have the entire park to enjoy freestyle bouncing, dodgeball, rock climbing, and much more you can find here! Dinner provided. This event is for all ages celebrating match anniversaries in January and February. Please note: Parents/Caregivers must complete a waiver for your Little to attend.
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Workshop and preview performance of A Wrinkle in Time *Ages 8 and older 
Tuesday, January 28 from 5:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
(Pre-show Workshop 5:45-6:30pm; Performance at 7:00pm)
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee, 53202
Join us for a fun evening at the theater. Matches will explore and discover the importance of creativity as it inspires innovation. Based off the fun and mysterious story of A WRINKLE IN TIME, activities will involve teamwork, imagination, and the idea of courage.” Snacks will be provided.  This event is for Littles ages 8 and older. We now have a wait list.  Please email bbbs@bbbsmilwaukee.org to be added.

 

February 2020 Activities

Briggs for Bigs Day with Marquette Men’s Basketball *All Ages
Saturday, February 1 from 12:30pm-3:30pm 
Firserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave, Milwaukee,  53203
Thanks to Briggs & Stratton we are able to invite Bigs and Littles to the Marquette Men’s Basketball game. Big Brothers Big Sisters will be recognized throughout the game. Stop by our BBBS table and make a sign to support Briggs & Stratton and BBBS and cheer on Marquette. This event is for all ages. 
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 Feed the Need - Match Service Day *Ages 10 and older 
Saturday, February 8 from 10:00am-12:00pm 
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, 1700 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, 53205
Join BBBS matches in volunteering at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. There will be a tour to learn how Feeding America works and then there will be a variety of tasks to help assist in sorting food. Snacks will be provided. This event is for Littles ages 10 and older.
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BBBS Smart Start *All Ages
Tuesday, February 11 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 strengthen the building blocks of your friendship. You will walk away with great tips to help you both as you continue to develop your relationship and a gift card to use on an outing together. Dinner provided. This event is for matches within the first four months and for all ages.
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Chocolate Molds *Ages 8-12
Wednesday, February 12 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr. Milwaukee, 53202
Join Bigs and Littles for a fun evening of learning at Discovery World. Learn about the science that allows chocolate to be so versatile and tasty! Discover the process of creating molded chocolate and walk away with your own treat. Light snacks will be provided. This event is for Littles 8-12 years old. 
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Bust a Move *All Ages
Monday, February 17 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, 53211 (Mitchell Hall, Room 395)
Join us for a fun and energetic hip-hop workshop. No experience? No worries! This workshop is appropriate for anyone with or without dance experience. The workshop will incorporate the coolest hip hop moves and you'll dance to the latest popular tunes. Bigs and Littles will learn a fun dance to share with friends and family. Grab your dance shoes and we'll see you on the floor. Light snacks will be provided. This event is for all ages.
(We will split into two groups based on ages of Littles.)
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Escape MKE *Ages 14 and older
Thursday, February 20 from 5:45pm-8:00pm
Escape MKE, 3333 N. Mayfair Rd. #314, Milwaukee, 53222
Looking for a fun and exciting activity to do with your teenage Little? Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Navigate clocks, locks, secret passages and more to escape the room before time runs out! Matches will need their wits, teamwork and critical thinking to accomplish your mission. This event is for Littles ages 14 and older.
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Big Little Bowl For Kid’s Sake with Khris Middleton
Thursday, February 27 from 5:30pm-8:00pm
Bowlero Wauwatosa, 11737 W. Burleigh St., Wauwatosa, 53222
Teach your Little about the importance of giving back. Join BBBS in reaching our goal of raising $6800 at our Big Little Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser. Each match will need to raise $100 and will receive free shoe rental, two free hours of bowling, food, sodas, prizes, and more. Please note: If you cannot attend this Big Little Bowl, you can join a different date that works best for you. Note: If you cannot make this date, you can still fund-raise and bowl on a date that works best for you and your Little.  Click here to learn more and sign up.