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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March 2019 Activities

 

Workshop and preview performance of Big River *Ages 10 and older Space Still Available!
Tuesday, March 19 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
Bigs and Littles will develop a deeper understanding of the play’s themes of the power of friendship, equality, understanding differences – as well as a glimpse into pre-Civil War U.S. History. The workshop will bring to life the adventure of Huck and his friend Jim as they travel along the Mississippi River. Light snacks provided. This event is for Littles ages 10 and older. 
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Care for the Community *All Ages
Saturday, March 23 from 10:00am-12:00pm
BBBS 770 N. Jefferson St., Milwaukee, 53202 (lower Atrium)
Join BBBS as we learn about Cathedral Center, a homeless services provider for women and families, and how caring for the community can make an impact today and into the future. The morning will include activities to learn about the needs of our neighbors and our neighborhoods, resulting in increased awareness about the roles we all play in creating healthy and thriving communities. Then we will make bag lunches together to donate to Cathedral Center. Light breakfast provided. This event is for all ages. Please note: BBBS will provide supplies for lunches. We ask that you bring a donation from the Cathedral Center wish list.
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BBBS Smart Start *All Ages
Saturday, March 30 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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April 2019 Activities

 

Match Anniversary Event *All Ages
Tuesday, April 2 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Incredi-Roll Skate & Family Fun Center, 10928 W. Oklahoma Ave., West Allis, 53227
Join us as we celebrate you and your Little! “Reflection, recognition, and recreation” are the themes of our match anniversary events. Celebrate your match anniversary at a roller skating rink, a true blast from the past and favorite childhood activity. Enjoy a dinner and awards program and then skate like no one is watching, play games and try laser tag. This event is for all ages celebrating match anniversaries in March and April.
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Big Little Bowl Fundraiser *All ages
Friday, April 5 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Bowlero Wauwatosa 11737 W. Burleigh St., Wauwatosa, WI 53222
Teach your Little about the importance of giving back. Join BBBS in reaching our goal of 80 matches participating in our Big Little Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser. Each match will need to raise $100 and will receive free shoe rental, two free bowling games, food, sodas, prizes and more. This event is for all ages. Please note: If you cannot attend this Big Little Bowl, you can join a different date that works best for you. This event is for all ages.
Click here to sign up and start fund raising! 

 

Guys CrossFit Day Out *Ages 10 and older
Saturday, April 6 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Badger CrossFit,
1169 N. 62nd St., Wauwatosa, 53213
Get active and join BBBS for a fun morning of fitness with Badger CrossFit. Experience a variety of exercises to learn more about functional training and movements you can do in a gym and on your own. Healthy snacks provided. All skill levels welcome. This event is for Big Brother/Little Brother matches for ages 10 and older.
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Green Plastic and Trash Full Circle *Ages 8-12
Tuesday, April 9 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, 53202
Investigate polymers by creating a batch of bioplastic. Shape the plastic using a mold and learn how this biodegradable plastic compares to standard petroleum-based plastics. Explore life cycles of every day and apply a systems approach to discover new ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle. This event is for Littles ages 8-12.
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Healthy Eating on a Budget with Fresh Thyme *Ages 13 and older
Wednesday, April 17 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Fresh Thyme, 8680 W. Sura Ln., Greenfield, 53228
Join us for an evening of fun, learning about budget-conscious shopping while keeping it healthy at Fresh Thyme! We will enjoy a tour and explore the store while sampling healthier treats. The evening will conclude with a special shopping scavenger hunt targeted towards selecting healthy meals. This event is for Littles 13 and older. Click here to register! 

 

Night at MATC *Ages 13 and older
Thursday, April 25 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), 700 W. State St., Milwaukee, 53233
Join us to learn about all MATC has to offer. This two-year comprehensive technical college offers exceptional educational and training opportunities. We will have breakout sessions for different grade levels. This is a great opportunity to learn about career interests, observe classes, participate in hands-on demos, and receive application information. Dinner provided. This activity is for Littles ages 13 an older.
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Volunteer and Celebrate Earth Day with BBBS *All Ages
Saturday, April 27 from 10:00am-12:00pm

Urban Ecology Center Washington Park Branch, 4145 W. Lisbon Ave., Milwaukee, 53208
Honor and celebrate Earth Day with BBBS and volunteer your time helping make our community beautiful. Matches will assist with a variety of projects to clean up the park and trails. Snacks provided. Please note: This event is rain or shine.
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Workshop and Preview Performance of Tinker Bell *All Ages  
Tuesday, April 30 from 5:45pm-8:30pm
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee, 53202
Join First Stage for a private pre-show workshop to develop a deeper understanding of the play, Tinker Bell. Bigs and Littles will participate in activities that build on imagination and critical and creative thinking. The workshop will bring to life the journey to Neverland as a twinkling new light shines on the adventures of Peter Pan, Wendy, the Lost Boys, and Captain Hook - all from the unique and magical perspective of the feisty fairy, Tinker Bell. Light snacks provided. This event is for Littles of all ages.  Click here to register!