UW Badger’s Kid Fair and Spring Game 2:00 – 6:oo PM
The Badgers will hold their annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 20, starting at 4 p.m. CT. Tickets to the game are $5 with all proceeds going to the UW School of Pharmacy. The game will also be televised live by BTN., Prior to the Spring Game, UW will hold its annual Badger Kids’ Fair, presented by First Choice Dental and UW Health. The event runs from 2-4 p.m. and will be held in the McClain Center, adjacent to the stadium.
The free event includes interactive games, displays, autographs, photos with Bucky and a number of athletic skills stations. Many UW sports will be represented at the fair, and kids will have an opportunity to meet current student-athletes.
In conjunction with the Spring Game, enjoy great savings at the annual Bucky’s Locker Room Spring Sidewalk Sale. Shop at the Bucky’s Locker Room location at Camp Randall Stadium on April 18, 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn more HERE
Kid’s Club at MICHAEL’S Craft Store:
Free Family Craft Time, Kids Crafts and more. The next FREE Family Craft Time session isn’t set yet but every Saturday, they basically have a babysitter so you can shop! You reserve a craft session for your kid for just $2 (per child) for 30 minutes. Sessions start every half hour from 10 am – 11:30 am
FREE Eco-Friendly T-Shirt Upcycling Show IN Tell, April 20 from 1pm-3pm! Click HERE for details!
Every Saturday October thru May – Overture Center for the Arts
Overture Center offers free arts programs designed for children and families at 9:30 AM, 11 AM and 1 PM. The popular performing arts series for children and families offers a relaxed, kid-friendly environment in which to enjoy a diverse lineup of local and regional musicians, storytellers, jugglers, theater troupes, magicians and dancers.
The 1 PM performances are sign language interpreted. Kids in the Rotunda takes place on the Rotunda Stage. This week–Daniel Barash shadow puppetry
Blackbird Family Yoga classes at 10:30 AM and 12 PM in Rotunda Studio
Visit the UW Geology Museum
1215 W. Dayton St., 262-2399, http://www.geologymuseum.org/ (Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.) —Besides its extensive mineral, rock and fossil collections behind glass, kids can touch rocks from a time when there were volcanoes in Wisconsin, see rocks and minerals that glow, and stand under huge mastodon tusks. Great for those like my daughter who want to be a Paleontologist!
Target – Visit your local Target store on Sunday, April 21, and get a free reusable bag beginning at 10:00 a.m. while supplies last. Target will be giving out 1.5 million reusable bags and 250,000 of them will also include coupons and samples. [these always go so fast]
Jo-Ann Fabric – Stop by your local Jo-Ann fabric and craft store on Sunday, April 21 and participate in a free make-and-take where you create a free Ball jar planter.
Waisman Center is back!!Admission: $2.00, Adults; $1.00, Children.
Tickets: Advance tickets for any show in the entire series can be purchased at the ticket table beginning on the first performance date and then throughout the series. The ticket table opens at NOON and is only open on days when there is a performance. Sign Interpreters: All shows sign interpreted.
Location: Friends of the Waisman Center Auditorium, 1500 Highland Avenue
Directions: Turn North from University Ave at the intersection of University Bay
Dr. and Farley Ave; continue over the hill onto Highland Ave.
The Waisman Center is down the hill on the left. Enter parking lot by athletic
Parking:Free. Park in far end of lot of the Waisman lot, #82. Additional
parking is also available in lots 76 and 60. Parking and maps are availablehttp://www.waisman.wisc.edu/info/visitors/maps.html
Mad Science – HEROES OF SCIENCE— Heroes don’t always come in capes and boots, sometimes they appear in lab coats, too. Celebrate the many heroes of science and uncover the amazing things they have discovered by recreating their experiments right before your eyes. 1:00 PM
We are lucky enough to have a FREE Zoo that is open year round…check it out