This Week's Picks: Step Into Spring with Adventures, Crafting, Parent's Night Out & Mor

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Time to put a spring in your step, since the season is officially here! Not feeling so green just yet? There are plenty of activities this week to knock your woolen socks off and get you ready to slip into sandals, er…well, at least sneakers instead!

Bounce right into fun by hopping over to activities that anticipate the arrival of that springtime superstar – the Easter Bunny. Get the celebration started with a few different craft projects, from handmade Easter cards to painting eggs using Ukrainian folk designs.

Need something a little more geared to less delicate hands? Head to the Lego Club and show off your imaginative creations.

Feeling hungry? Enjoy some scrumptious meals out while also supporting your local community – think plates of oodley – noodley spaghetti goodness or a good ol’ fashioned Fish Fry.

Plenty of adventures await -from inside non-electronic gaming, to hanging out in nature’s multisensory playground for tots, to flippin' your fins during family swim time – there’s a little something for everyone.

Wanting to shake up storytime? Try out the Storytime Village Winter Series and connect with pioneers and history or check out the wild and fantastic tales told by the Hatrack Storytellers.

Moms, are you looking for a way to get your creative juices going with a wee bit of a break from your brood? Join in the newest art party adventure - a bit of art, delectable desserts, and some sipping! Or have a date night together and let the kids have fun with their own dinner, activities and swimming at the Y.

Go on, embrace the start of spring despite the rollercoaster weather, and head out to some fun this week!

Read on for the best bets for this week, and be sure to click over to our jam-packed Event Calendar for even more fun! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to be sure you don't miss a thing.

Monday, March 20

Lego Club Elkhart Lake

Ages: All

4:00 – 5:00pm

Come and Build at the Elkhart Lake Library! All are welcome to display their creations in the library.

Spaghetti Dinner for the DunesTwo Rivers

Ages: All

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner at the Two Rivers Family Restaurant and support Woodland Dunes Nature Center at the same time! All proceeds support environmental education programs. No reservations required.Baked goods available for purchase, $8 a plate.

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Tuesday, March 21

Game On! Plymouth

Ages: This is an intergenerational opportunity for 5th-graders – senior citizens.

2:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Held at the Generations Intergenerational Center, Share your skills or learn a new game or activity, such as chess, sheepshead, Ping-Pong, pool, Wii, dart ball, pickle ball or board games. Outdoor activities such as bocce ball, pickle ball, kickball, and horseshoes may also be enjoyed. Feel free to bring your own favorite board game, but no electronics please.

Craft Corner Elkhart Lake

Ages: All


Drop in all week at the Elkhart Lake Public Library! We will be making spring time and Easter cards for Project Angel Hugs.

Read to Faith the Dog Sheboygan

Ages: All


The Horizons4Girls therapy dog, Faith, will be available for children to read to her at Mead Public Library. Faith is a “Teddy Bear” dog, a Shih Tzu/ Bichon Frise mix. Children of all ages may drop in and meet Faith and read her a story.

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Wednesday, March 22

Storybook Village Winter Series – Manitowoc

Ages: 6 and under

10:00 - 10:45am

Especially designed for our youngest visitors, Pinecrest Historical Village's Storybook Village programs will be held Wednesday afternoons. Stop by the Village to explore a fun book and, take a small tour, take part in an activity, and enjoy a snack. Regular admission prices apply.

Little Naturalists Facilitated Playgroup – Plymouth

Ages: For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years of age, accompanied by an adult

10:00am -11:00am

Little Naturalists is lead by Plymouth district nutrition & wellness coordinator Carrie Caselton Lowe at Meyer Nature Park. Little Naturalists intends to create space for families to explore, discover, and connect to nature with their little ones.The sessions will begin with organized activities and end with unstructured play to let nature be the guide.Come rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. We expect to get dirty! Canceled only in extreme weather.

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Thursday, March 23

Karaoke Thursdays for Kids! - Sheboygan

Ages: All Ages

4:00 - 5:00pm

Sing your little heart out at the Above and Beyond Children’s Museum! Meet us in the JKD Recording Studio for karaoke entertainment.

Create! Art, Dessert & Sipping Party Plymouth

Ages: Mom's Night Out!

5:30 - 6:45pm

Join in our newest art party adventure at Seranya Studios Art Boutique. Each month we'll introduce something new - from small canvas triptychs (3 piece paintings) to pallet painting art and more! All materials are provided. We'll be serving a selection of delectable munchies and a delicious non-alcohol drink of the month, along with standards like iced tea, coffee & water.

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Friday, March 24

Friday Fish Fry Brillion

Ages: All Ages

3:00 – 7:00pm

Holy Family Church Social Hall will be serving perch, shrimp, smelt, perch/smelt combo, pike, & Haddock fish sandwiches. Grilled cheese sandwiches also available (dine in only) Each order comes with: choice of French fries or potato salad, coleslaw, rye bread, & dessert

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Saturday, March 25

Crafternoon: Pysanky Eggs Chilton

Ages: Geared towards adult skill levels, however children may attend with an adult helper


Crafternoons is a creative making program at Chilton Public Library. Learn how to make pysanky, or Ukrainian Easter eggs. Pysanky eggs are decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist method.

Hatrack Storytellers Two Rivers

Ages: All Ages

11:00 – 11:45 am

Celebrating 50 years of storytelling magic! Special guests at Lester Library, the Hatrack Storytellers, will share stories through Reader’s Theater. Storytelling at its finest; you won’t want to miss it! For children of all ages and their families. No registration required.

Family Swim Plymouth

Ages: All Ages

1:00 -2:30pm

Families are invited to enjoy Family Swims in the Plymouth High School pool. One lap lane will be available. Participants should bring their own towels.

Parents Night Out Manitowoc

Ages: 4 -10

5:00 -8:30pm

Parents enjoy a night out while your kids have fun at the Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA. Includes dinner, activities, and swimming. Children should wear their swimsuit under their clothes..

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Sunday, March 26

Adventures in Science Sheboygan

Ages: All Ages

1:00 -2:00pm

Held at Above and Beyond Children’s Museum, you can make an explosion, build a volcano, send a rocket soaring or race off a ramp during our Sunday programs where you’ll investigate, question and play your way through amazing experiments that explore your world.

Mac & a Movie Two Rivers

Ages: All Ages

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Get comfy, gather up your favorite blanket or stuffed animal, and join us at J.E. Hamilton Community House for mac & a movie! We will be serving macaroni and cheese along with a dessert while you sit back and relax to watch a family friendly motion picture. What a better way to enjoy a Sunday evening than with a yummy plate of mac & cheese and a movie with family and friends!

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