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Our calendar is especially stuffed this week as Summer makes it's entrance - with library Summer Reading programs, free Summer Music concerts, and summer festivals that treat us to yummy food, games and more!
This Week: Live animals? Check. Free family mini-golf? Check. Food Festivals & Food Trucks? Check and Check. Outdoor Movies, Summer Concerts, Portable Planetariums, Cheesy Fun, Pranksters, Children's Theater, Tinfoil Boats & Fire Trucks? Check, Check, Check, Check AND CHECK!
This Weekend: Camp out under the stars, High Wheel fun, Chilton Summer Festival, Firefly Night & Father's Day fun!
#FINDtheYUM! Come down to Historic Downtown Plymouth for an evening celebrating local food and drink! Taste of Plymouth hosts local restaurants who are dishing out small servings of their menu, letting you sample from many of the great diners in the Plymouth area! Also serving local brew from Plymouth Brewing Company, and featuring two bands! Free Admission.
Find the Yum at the Monday Night Food Truck Rallies this summer! Food trucks park at Vollrath Bowl on Monday nights, providing families with tasty eats. Vendors may include:Gyros 2 Go, Mr. Tony’s BBQ and Frogs Phillys, Fleck’s Curbside Grill, Bo Mallie’s, Jose’s Taco Truck and Kona Ice & More! Free Admission.
We love leading families on learning adventures all about animals! Please join us for roaring good fun every Tuesday, all summer long. These free programs are sure to capture the imagination and interest of your kiddos. Special guest wildlife experts, as well as our own zookeepers, will present intriguing talks and hands-on activities on all kinds of animal topics, ranging from coasts and scents to feathers and gills! June 13 – Animal Locomotion. No Cost, BIG Fun for all ages! Free.
Part of the 2017 Chilton Public Library Summer Reading Program! Who doesn’t want to be Batman?! Come dressed up as your favorite super hero and join us for the DVD release of the Batman Lego Movie! Free.
It’s wildly educational – live animals! Kids can visit with live animals from around the world and learn about habitat, nutrition and conservation during a visit from ZooZort!Free tickets while supplies last / Seating is limited. Tickets will be given out one hour before each session on a first-come first served basis. Free.
Eat, play and grow your way into an amazing summer at Above & Beyond Children’s Museum! Meet us in the Children’s Garden for tasty seasonal treats, creative crafts and fun games & activities! Children will also have the opportunity to maintain their own on-site garden plot to learn the fundamentals of gardening while enjoying the plants that they grow! This is a FREE hands-on program! No registration is required. Free.
Concerts are held throughout the summer in the Kiel City Park on Wednesday nights. All Kiel City Park Concerts are free of charge and open to the public! They are held on the Kiel Municipal Band memorial bandstand, beginning at 7 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the concerts are moved to the Kiel City Hall second floor auditorium. Free.
Come and join the fun for a movie under the stars! (Rain Date June 15) 7:20 pm for games, movies start at dusk. Concessions are available for purchase. Bring your blankets out and enjoy a fun night under the stars watching a newly released movie! Free Admission.
Ages: Geared for children 8 years old or older, but younger inventors may participate with an adult!
Can you invent a tinfoil boat that will hold 100 pennies? A life jacket for GI Joe? A newspaper tower that can hold a tennis ball in the air? Test your inventing skills with a challenge or create something new. Drop in any time during the afternoon. Free.
2017 Kiel Public Library Summer Reading ProgramPresented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company!Soon after their lovely insect nuptials Mr. and Mrs. Ribble are expecting a baby Ribblet, and they need a new home for their family! Mr. Ribble wants a to go big with a four grasshopper garage, but Mrs. Ribble convinces him to build a dream home that is more environmentally and neighborhood friendly. By playing interactive games and discovering basic building techniques the audience will help draw a groundplan while Thia Tweet the bird architect and Gerry the Ant Contractor from Brooklyn assist the Ribbles in building a new home for a better world! This family-friendly event is free. Join us! Free.
During our June Family Night we will have local fire departments participate in bucket brigade contests, and they will be recruiting our visitors to assist them! Learn about the roles of fire departments throughout our history and meet members of our local departments.The 2017 Family Night Series is sponsored by Next Era Energy-Point Beach, Fox Communities Credit Union, The Shopko Foundation, and Country Visions.
Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children age 5 to 17, under age 5 is free. MCHS Members are admitted free.
Bring a blanket and your love of music and join us this summer on Thursday nights for free concerts in the park. The bands play in the City Park band shell and concessions are available at the cake stand. June 15: Plymouth Municipal Band. Free.
Come enjoy our parks and commune with nature, other parents and children at this parent-supervised free play. Shelters will be open in parks that have them. Fridays at a rotating park each week: 1st Rotary, 2nd City Park, 3rd Lone Oak, 4th Meyer Park. June 16 - Lone Oak Park. Free.
SkyLab is a portable planetarium! SkyLab’s unique design, kid-friendly entrance tunnel and portability coupled with the fibre optic arc projector make it ideal for interactive, hands-on, minds-on learning.Come check it out for the kick-off of Chilton Public Library’s 2017 Summer Reading Program! Free Admission.
Finish off our year of the Sheboygan Family Nature Club explorations by celebrating at Riveredge with a family overnight. We’ll camp out under the stars at Woodland Harvest, cook dinner over the fire, swim, fish, and explore until nightfall. When the stars are out, we’ll enjoy smores over the campfire and embark on a family night hike. In the morning- we’ll prepare breakfast over the campfire before packing up. Families are encouraged to bring their own tents if possible. Dinner, breakfast and all the fun are included!Pre-registration Required!.
Race on the river in Sheboygan this year! Beginner and advanced with 2 and 6 mile course, 4 team relay and FREE kids race. After party at EOS Surf Shop at 3 pm with live music, food and refreshments, raffles and more! Sup demos- FREE Try a board and talk to industry reps. Newbies and seasoned paddlers welcomed. Industry reps from Surf & Stand Up Paddle board companies! Free Admission to After Party.
The Manitowoc County Historical Society and The Fitness Store will make history June 17 for a never-before-offered event featuring members of The Wheelmen, a national group of high-wheel bicycle enthusiasts, as they descend on the site for a day of historic fun and games. We’ve planned a big day of fun and can’t wait to see these high wheelers pedaling around!There are many ways for guests to participate, with or without bicycles.Ride with the Wheelmen! Cycling, Games and Demonstrations: 1 pm to 4 pm at Manitowoc County Historical Society (924 Pinecrest Road, Manitowoc) Watch the Wheelmen ride and demonstrate, Take a spin around the twists and turns of the bicycle track on a tricycle replicated from the era, Craft a commemorative High Wheel postcard in the Print Shop, Discover bicycle safety with the Wisconsin Bike Federation, Learn late-19th-century bicycle songs and rhymes in Shadyside School,Put on period apparel, climb aboard a replica high-wheel bike and have a one-of-a-kind photo taken! Admission is $10 for Adults, $7 for children. Free for MCHS Members.·
Ages: This workshop is best for children age 12 and under; younger children will need parental help. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Have fun making and decorating a pocket sled kite during either of the workshop sessions (two sessions – 10 and 11 a.m.), then head right out to fly the kite on the beach .A fee of $5 per kite kit will be collected at the workshop .Call the park office to sign up for a session as only a limited number of spaces will be available. Meet at the park bathhouse area. No pets allowed.
Presented by John Kohler Michael Arts Center.Wander through the sculptures at the James Tellen Woodland Sculpture Garden and find motivation to create! Make a concrete garden stepper embellished with pebbles, stones, and other natural items. Each registration includes one large or two small steppers.
A night-walk to look for fireflies will follow an interesting indoor program about these exciting insects. The walk is one-mile round trip, taking us to the firefly field and back. Recommended for children ages seven and older. Registration required by Wednesday, June 14th.
Workshop located in The ARTery! Drop in anytime between 1:00–4:00 p.m. Create your tribal mask using papier–mâché and artist Dennis McNett’s screen-printed patterned paper. Choose your favorite deity from McNett’s tale “The Serpent of Sheboygan” and become part of the story. Will you join the Robin tribe, the Turtle tribe, the Wolf tribe, or the Seagull tribe? Free.