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 (Thanks TotallyTarget.com !)
Kids in the Rotunda
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–the breezy folk-pop of Laura Dohrety.
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!
Bruce Company Petting Zoo!
11:00-3:00PM It’s the 3rd Annual Petting Zoo at the Bruce Co in Middleton.
Kids will be able to feed and pet all kinds of different animals such as chickens, goats, pigs, a llama and much much more!!! (FREE)
DreamBank Craft Time!
1:00-3:00PM Celebrate spring with a classic craft, creating beautiful flowers with delicate paper! RSVP for this free event to DreamBank ahead of time and let them know how many people you are bringing at http://dreambank.amfam.com/stores/dreambank/140
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
This week it is Playtime Productions and their version of The Red Shoes at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00pm
We are lucky enough to have a FREE Zoo that is open year round…check it out