The Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2017 World Tour to the BMO Harris Bradley Center for the annual New Year's Eve Milwaukee shows. I played H-O-R-S-E with team member Bull Bullard and sat down with him to talk about what it's like to play basketball for the planet's most fun team.
Most new parents are in need of information and support, but for LGBTQ families, it's not as easy to connect with same-sex moms and dads who are knowledgeable about issues specific to their households. Recently, Laurie Marks and Joseph Brooks changed that with the launching of Miltown LGBT Families.
The Milwaukee Art Museum announced the launch of the Family Access Membership, a $20 year-long family membership to the museum for families who qualify for specific forms of public assistance.
Several people made great suggestions for fun, cheap stuff through Facebook and Twitter after seeing my first post about this and we found/created a few of our own. You'll want to bookmark this page for summer 2014!
I don't work in the summers so money is much tighter. But I've also learned it's pretty easy to find yourself buying tickets or paying admission prices to keep the kids entertained as the season wears on. Those costs can add up quickly and they aren't really necessary if you are willing to think ahead, pack a picnic or spend some time outdoors. So far this year, we've tried a few things and here are our favorite examples of free Milwaukee fun.
Who knew? Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, and offers over 200 acres of natural wildlife and woodlands. The Nature Center is buzzing with live reptiles, a "Books in Your Backyard" nature library, and free events for kids and families all year round.
This family's guide to Milwaukee's festivals will tell you what each festival in June and July offers to children and families, and when you can get in cheapest.
Oahu is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands and by far the one with the most to do for families with children. On a recent visit with my two children, our goal was to soak in some Vitamin D and enjoy the beauty of the island, skyscrapers of Waikiki, the ocean and all the sites that we could visit over nine days.
Milwaukee attractions are joining in the celebration and offering free admission and special events this Mother's Day.
How do I tell my children that some adults are stupid, and some of their rules are stupid, without teaching them to disrespect authority and other people in general?
With the price of gas going through the roof, your economic stimulus check might not be enough to convince you to vacation outside the Badger State this summer. However, in addition to its many natural charms, Wisconsin also offers some fun family destinations that are also educational.