|Upcoming Family-Friendly Happenings|
Easter is April 5th!
We have a dedicated page of Easter Egg Hunts & Happenings.
Find more than 25 events & activities happening March 28th - April 4th!!
|March 30 - April 3 | Monday - Friday
|Healthy Habits Week
Daily activities scheduled
@ Madison Children's Museum
|Active play, healthy food choices and smart safety tips
are the focus of Madison Children's Museum's Healthy
Habits Week. See the calendar for daily activities such as
a scavenger hunt, intro to mindfulness and an
informational booth with activities with Dean & St Mary's.
|April 1 | Wednesday
|Free Family Night @ MCM
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
@ Madison Children's Museum
|Enjoy free museum admission the first Wednesday each
month, with special hours 5pm - 8pm.
|April 4 | Saturday
|Easter Egg Hunts
@ various locations
|Find my dedicated page of Easter egg hunts and other
special events throughout Dane County.
|Home Depot Kids Workshop
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
@ Home Depot Stores
|Learn how to build a Chalkboard Planter Stand at this
free, hands-on workshop designed for children ages
5-12 (with the assistance of parent/adult). Register
online or drop in.
|Saturday Science at
10:00 a.m. - Noon
@ Wisconsin Institutes for
|Free, monthly drop-in program consists of free science
exploration and education programs aimed at families
and learners of all ages. April's theme is Forensic
Science: Investigating Mysteries
|April 11 | Saturday
|Michael's Kids Club
10:00 a.m. - Noon
@ Michael's stores
|Children can make a lady bug clay pot, during this
30-minute make-and-take activity for children ages 3 &
up. Drop-in and see a sale associate to join in.
|April 11 - 12 | Saturday - Sunday|
|On Wisconsin Annual Spring
10am - 11pm (Sat)
10am - 10pm (Sun)
@ UW Madison Field House
|Competition Powwow presented by the University of
Wisconsin Madison and Wunk Sheek. This event is free
& open to the public to enjoy traditional Native American
arts, crafts & food. See the Grand Entry on Saturday at
1pm & 7pm, or Sunday at 1pm.
|April 12 | Sunday
Production's Snow White
@ Friends of the Waisman Center
|The beloved story of a princess, an enchanted forest and
magical mirror brought to life through an original script
and music by an all-children cast. Admission is just $2
adults and $1 children. See website for additional details
|UW Arboretum Family Walk
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
@ UW Arboretum
|Family Walk: All About Frogs
On the 2nd Sunday of the month, the Arboretum offers a
family walk with topics that are especially appealing to
|April 17 - 19 | Friday - Sunday|
|Midwest Horse Fair
See website for weekend schedule
@ Alliant Energy Center
|Several demonstrations & competitions are open for
spectators throughout day with admission. Additional
tickets required for Rodeos on Fri/Sat evening @ 7:30
p.m. Venue/Ticket Info: www.alliantenergycenter.com
Event Schedule/About: www.midwesthorsefair.com
|Half Pint Resale Event
Public sale hours:
8am - 7pm (Saturday)
8am - 1pm (Sunday)
@ Madison Curling Club,
|The semi-annual Half Pint Resale is open for their
spring/summer resale event. Volunteers & consignors
can shop the pre-sale event Friday, then the sale opens
to the general public all day Saturday, and most items
remaining Sunday are half-price (unless noted on tag).
Take a moment to read helpful shopping tips, then be
prepared for a bargain shopping excursion!
|April 18 | Saturday
|Passport to Food Allergy
10am - Noon
@ Madison Central Library
|This special event includes a storytime with Buggabees
author Amy Recob, plus Ask the Expert with
board-certified allergists, crafts, goodie bags &
giveaways while supplies last.
|April 19 | Sunday
|The Wild Kratts Live!
1:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
@ Overture Center
|Experience the astounding “creature” fundamentals and
the infectious excitement of the Kratt Brothers that make
the hit Emmy-nominated television series Wild Kratts so
popular with kids and their families.
|April 25 | Saturday
10:00 a.m. start time
See website for registration & route
details, races finish at Camp
Randall with post-race festivities.
|The Crazylegs Classic has become a time-honored
tradition of the University of Wisconsin, as well as a
much anticipated event to kick off spring in the Madison
area. The event, which benefits UW Athletics, includes a
8K run & 2 mile walk. Children only need to register if
they want a t-shirt.
|YMCA Healthy Kids Day
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
@ All YMCA of Dane County
|Healthy Kids Day is a free community event that is open
to all kids and families and filled with fun, active play and
|Bruce Company Junior
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
@ Bruce Company, Middleton
|Start the garden season off successfully by learning how
to grow plants from seed. Junior Gardeners will label
their own plants in the stores Junior Gardener plot and
take home seeds that they can watch sprout at home.
|Spring Football Game &
Badger Sports Kids' Fair
1pm - 3pm Kids' Fair
@ McLain Center
|Prior to the Spring Game, UW will hold its annual
Badger Kids’ Fair. The event runs from 1-3 pm at the
McClain Center, adjacent to the stadium. The free event
includes interactive games, displays, autographs, photos
with Bucky and a number of athletic skills stations.
Purchase your $5 tickets for the 3pm game, proceeds
benefit the UW School of Education.
||Note: Events are posted approximately 30 days
in advance, but often revised or late-notice
events may be posted days ahead.
|Search Madison with Kids on FACEBOOK! Often last-minute reminders and added events |
are posted, and an easy way to share with your family & friends!