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Articles tagged with 'kids'

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Kids' birthday party guide, 2017

Published Jan. 2, 2017

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate his / her wishes - and hopefully your budget.

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Put Sky Zone on your family's winter break to-do list

Published Dec. 9, 2016

Sky Zone in Waukesha provides an afternoon of safe bouncing, trampoline basketball, a foam pit and more. OnMilwaukee recently stopped by and was surprised by how much fun it was - for kids and adults. Put it on your winter break to-do list.

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Betty Brinn Museum's popular "Big League Fun" exhibit extended

Published Dec. 2, 2016

The new Big League Fun exhibit at the Betty Brinn Children's Museum debuted on Nov. 18 and has been so popular among families that it's already been extended to next March. Milwaukee is the exhibit's first stop on a traveling, four-year national tour.

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra reaches out to thousands of local kids

Published Oct. 7, 2016

Through numerous programs, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra connects with 40,000 kids and families every year. This weekend, as part of the MSO's family programming series, the symphony performs the music to scenes from Disney's original "Fantasia" and "Fantasia 2000."

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StoneFire Pizza turns 10, upgrades facility, offers buffet for a dime

Published Sept. 2, 2016

Ten years ago, StoneFire Pizza Co. opened in New Berlin as an upscale alternative to family-friendly restaurants and game centers. There have been a lot of changes in the past five years, and September is a particularly good time to check 'em out because the massive buffet costs only 10 cents.

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8 essential family road trip tips

Published Aug. 12, 2016

Summer is a time to uncover the grill, determine which swimsuit still fits which child and plan the annual summer vacation. No matter what your destination, every trip is a learning experience. Here are my family road trip tips to help make it easier.

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Summerfest will delight and exhaust your kids; it's perfect

Published July 8, 2016

This year, for the first time, I found myself checking out the lineup for the kids-oriented activities at Summerfest and was intrigued. And because they kept hearing, "Mommy has to go to Summerfest," my kids wanted a turn to go to this mystical festival.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee

Published June 15, 2016

This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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"Good eggs" run Robyn's Nest organization

Published Nov. 22, 2015

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin offers an array of social services, including The Robyn's Nest, run by Lona Long and a team of volunteers to provide clothing and other items to kids and foster families.

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Milwaukee Talks: Children's Hospital CEO Peggy Troy

Published July 29, 2015

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is more than a hospital. It's at the center of an ongoing discussion about health, wellness and access to care for all kids in the state. Today, Peggy Troy talks about the mission, vision, challenges and opportunities at Children's.