Upcoming REACH Activities

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February 2020 Activities

Escape MKE *Ages 14 and older We now have a waitlist. Please email bbbs@bbbsmilwaukee.org to be added to the waitlist. 
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.

Big Little Bowl For Kid’s Sake with Khris Middleton Space Still Available
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. Sign up and raise $100 by Monday, February 17 to be entered into a drawing for Bucks tickets. 

 

March 2020 Activities

Parent Connection Series: Daydreaming *All ages
Saturday, March 7 from 10:00am-12:30pm
Wilson Senior Center, 2601 W. Howard Ave., Milwaukee, 53221
Parents/Caregivers, Littles and Bigs are invited to attend a free morning of fun. This is a great opportunity to spend time together, enjoy a performance of Leona Lionheart Saves the World with Kohl’s Wild Theater, and get to know BBBS participants and staff. The morning will include complimentary breakfast, make-and-take projects, and a family gift package with books. Please note: Parents must be able to attend for families to attend. We have sent your Little’s family an invite. Please coordinate together with your Little’s family if you are able to attend. Your Little’s Parent/Caregiver will register for your group. This event is for all ages.

Workshop and preview performance of The Legend of Rock, Scissors, Paper *Ages 6 -13.
Tuesday, March 10 from 5:45pm-8:30pm
(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. “In this workshop, the performance of ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS is enhanced by games and activities that bring the story to life. Matches will explore the characters, act out adventures, and discover the importance of differences in friendship. This event is for Littles ages 6-13.
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BBBS Smart Start *All Ages
Saturday, March 14 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 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. Breakfast provided. This event is for matches within the first four months and for all ages.
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Making Scents and Room Spray *Ages 10-13
Wednesday, March 18 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Discovery World 500 N. Harbor Dr. Milwaukee, 53202
Join Discovery World for a night of fun learning. Explore how the science of scents has progressed from the Egyptians, through the Greeks and Romans, and into modern day science. Learn how odors are extracted or created and what the process is for designing and creating unique scents. Matches will then create their own room spray to take home. Dinner provided. This event is for matches ages 10-13.
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Zoo Careers *Ages 14 and older
Saturday, March 28 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, 53226
Running a zoo takes a lot more than meets the eye! Discover how they get new animals, how animals are trained and what it takes to work at a zoo. Gain a better understanding of the variety of zoo careers by seeing an animal demonstration and going behind-the-scenes to talk to zookeepers. Snacks provided. This event is for Littles ages 14 and older. 
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Create a Sketch Book *Ages 10-13
Saturday, March 28 from 10:00am-12:30pm
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) 273 E. Erie St., Milwaukee, 53202
Everyone at MIAD uses sketchbooks, but an Industrial Designer's sketchbook is going to look very different than a sketchbook from a New Studio Practice (Fine Arts) student. MIAD students will teach matches how to create and customize their own sketchbooks. This is a great way to experience to what it is like to be on a college campus with a brief tour and introduce Littles to different majors MIAD has to offer. Lunch provided. This event is ages for Littles ages of 10-13.
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Match Anniversary Event *All Ages
Monday, March 30 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
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 March and April. Please note: Parents/Caregivers must complete a waiver for your Little to attend. Click here to complete the waiver.
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