Kids Activities in Forest

Ice-Skating Package for Two or Four, or a Birthday Party for Up to 10 at Appleton Family Ice Center (Up to Half Off)

Appleton Family Ice Center

Appleton

Skaters glide across new ice and slake thirst with sodas; birthday parties include decorations and hot dogs or pizza for up to 10 guests

$17 $9

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One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$134.55 $18

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Star or Laser Show for Two, Four, or Six at Barlow Planetarium (50% Off)

Barlow Planetarium

Menasha

10,000-watt sound system and 48 ft. projection screen showcase educational programs and laser light shows set to classic tunes

$18 $9

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Bowling with Shoes, Drinks, and Pizza for Two or Four at Classic Lanes Fox Valley (Up to 51% Off)

Classic Lanes Fox Valley

Neenah

Bowlers enjoy pizza and drinks between frames at the 36,000-square-foot family-friendly bowling alley

$29.50 $15

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Bowling and Pizza for Two or Four at Manhattan Lanes (Up to 54% Off)

Manhattan Lanes

De Pere

Bowling facility hosts groups on 16 glossy lanes as on-site kitchen serves up refreshments including pizza and pop

$41 $20

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Family Entertainment Fun Package for Two or Four (Up to 47% Off)

Sir Bounce-A-Lots

Ashwaubenon

Kids and families run and slide through inflatables and play games, stopping only to refuel with Icees, soda, and pizza

$53.73 $29

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at the Resch Center on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 7 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Resch Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$61 $37

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Three-Month Membership with Optional Summer Camp for One or Two Children at Kidz Town (Up to 55% Off)

Kidz Town

Howard

Kids supervised by parents explore the 3,000 sq. ft. interactive play center; optional three-hour summer-camp session

$122 $55

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Two Games of Bowling for Five with Optional Pizza and Soda at Village Lanes (Up to 52% Off)

Village Lanes

Howard

Family-run neighborhood alley; snack bar serves pizza and soda

$30 $15

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Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Four or Eight at Maple Lanes (Up to 55% Off)

Maple Lanes

South Business Drive

Two hours of bowling on one or two lanes at an alley that also features sand volleyball courts and a golf simulator

$28 $14

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$15 for Two Games of Bowling for Up to Five from King Pin Bowl (Up to $55 Value)

King Pin Bowl

West Bend

Bowling balls crash through pins on modern bowling lanes while cooks grill entrees at the in-house restaurant with a full bar

$55 $15

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$24.99 for Cosmic Bowling for Four with Beer/Soda and Fries at Belgium Community Center ($72.49 Value) 

Belgium Community Center

Belgium

Colorful lights, energetic music, and glow-in-the-dark lanes enliven games as players sip soda and munch on fries

$72.49 $24.99

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Corn Maze Entry, Mining Rough, and $5 Vouchers for Two or Four at Glacier Rock Farms (Up to 50% Off)

Glacier Rock Farms

Lebanon

Spend a beautiful autumn day or evening searching for the way out of the corn maze, panning for treasure, or enjoying tasty snacks

$32 $17

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Bowling for Four with Shoe Rental and Pitcher of Soda at Skipp's Bowling Center ($39 Value)

Skipp's Bowling Center

Stevens Point

Smooth lanes host bowlers relaxing with friends and family, refreshing themselves with a frosty pitcher of soda

$39 $20

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$19 for Two Games of Bowling with Shoes for Five at Badgerland Bowling Centers (Up to $52.50 Value)

Badgerland Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

Groups of up to five strap into shoes and bowl at any of six locations, each with an onsite restaurant

$52.50 $19

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Admission for Four to Madison Children's Museum (Up to 53% Off)

Madison Children's Museum

Capitol

Three-floor museum full of hands-on activities for kids 12 and under, including painting stations, giant Gerbil Wheel, and a rooftop garden

$31.80 $18

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2-Hour Wisconsin Dells Zipline Tour at Bigfoot Zipline Tours (Up to 28% Off). Open Year-Round.

Bigfoot Zipline Tours

Wisconsin Dells

Soar from tower to tower on seven different ziplines while reaching heights of up to 100 feet at this Wisconsin Dells destination

$95.01 $68

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Bowling Package for Two, Four, or Six with Pizza at Badger Bowl (Up to 59% Off)

Badger Bowl

Madison

A Madison institution since 1977, Badger Bowl regales patrons with bowling, live music, poker tournaments, sand volleyball, and concessions

$36.99 $16

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Housemade Mustard or Guided Tour Including Personalized Mustard Case at National Mustard Museum (Up to 51% Off)

National Mustard Museum

Middleton

Browse the Great Wall of Mustard's 5,600 jars, sample 500 flavors, and take home a case of mustard jars with your photo on them

$72 $35

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Harry Houdini was legendary for his daring escapes, but he's still never escaped the public's imagination. To wit: AKA Houdini, whose artifacts offer a hands-on glimpse into some of his most infamous tricks. Along with the Appleton-raised illusionist, The History Museum at the Castle's award-winning exhibits focus on other notable Fox Valley natives, including Senator Joseph McCarthy. Dating back to the 1840s, the museum's collection of Fox Valley artifacts includes 35,000 photographs and 20,000 pieces, such as parts of a vintage gas station. At an exhibit tracing the origins of the area's most famous foods, such as frozen custard and fish fries, visitors can even spear sturgeons inside a life-size virtual ice shanty.

These pieces of Fox Valley history are housed inside a Masonic temple listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1923, the temple exemplifies the medieval, Norman Revival style with rough-hewn stone, vaulted ceilings, and fire-breathing dragons guarding its entrance. Designed as a community center, the temple continues to serve that function by hosting the museum's year-round events, including papermaking programs and magic workshops.

330 E College Ave
Appleton,
WI
US

Super Bowl appeases pin-pulverizers of all ages and experience levels with 48 lanes, a sizeable sports bar and grill, and a live-music venue. Guests can slip out of their rubber fishing galoshes and strap on a pair of rental shoes for a rollicking round of spares, strikes, and follow-throughs. Choose from standard lanes, or pair lightweight balls with kid-friendly bumper lanes to accommodate pipsqueak players. Parties can refuel after ball-bombarding sessions with a 16-inch pizza and a pitcher of a preferred potation from the grill, and fritter away their milk money in one of the center's two arcades.

2222 E Northland Ave
Appleton,
WI
US

Originally opened in 1927, the Genesee Theatre slowly deteriorated over the course of the century until its closing in 1989. But starting in 2001, a $23 million cash infusion from the city allowed 120 volunteers to restore the theater to its Gilded Age splendor. Its elegant trappings include authentic wall fabrics, an exact replica of the original marquee, and a 2,200-pound chandelier that gently spotlights the grand lobby and every audience member passing underneath to show how everyone is a star if you really think about it.

400 West College Avenue
Appleton,
WI
US

Playful illusionist Mr. D the Magician has been performing magic tricks since he was 14 years old and continues to transform birthday parties, picnics, and other gatherings into whimsical jubilees with an abracadabra-filled mixture of magic tricks, acting, comedy, and audience participation. Future zoologists can study a menagerie of balloon animals while pint-size sorcerer's apprentices assist Mr. D with his madcap card tricks.

1425 N Superior St
Appleton,
WI
US

The crisp sound of ice skates slicing across fresh ice fills Appleton Family Ice Center, a nonprofit community rink that hosts ice-based sports, skating lessons, and open-skate times. New renovations present visitors with healthier options at the concession stand and a brand-new skating surface as smooth as a silk scarf wrapped around Kenny G. When it’s not hosting birthday parties or serving as the home base for the Fox Cities Ice Dogs or Valley Figure Skating Club, the center also welcomes the public for evening events that include live music, refreshments, and periodic sweeps from a Zamboni decorated like a fire truck.

1717 E Witzke Blvd
Appleton,
WI
US

The night sky is a vast ocean of celestial objects such as the moon, the bright lights of our closest stars, and the warm glow of neighboring galaxies. Located at the University of Wisconsin Fox Valley, Barlow Planetarium helps uncover the vastness of the universe through a 3-D-capable Digistar projector, which—combined with 10,000 watts of digital sound and a 48-foot projection screen—transports guests into the deepest trenches of space. The facility's star shows include family programs that make astronomy easy to understand as well as feature shows that tickle the minds of more hardened astronomy buffs. Along with celestial exploration, the planetarium transforms with dancing lights and rich sounds during laser shows. These programs add visual touches to music from the likes of The Beatles or Isaac Newton's little-known punk band.

The planetarium also hosts academic programs for grade-school children. These include the Wisconsin Space Academy, in which students build and launch rockets, and the Wisconsin Astronomy Academy, which lets pupils peer through telescopes and discover vending machines floating through space.

1478 Midway Rd
Menasha,
WI
US