Family Fun Events

Parent Connection offers a number of low-cost family fun events for parents with young children including:

  • Butterfly Festival

  • Helping Families Fly! The Butterfly Festival is an annual family fun event with all proceeds supporting the child abuse prevention services of Parent Connection.

  • When: June 2019

  • Where: City Park, Downtown Appleton

  • Cost: $15 per family (includes one butterfly), or join the Butterfly Club for $100. Visit our Butterfly Festival web page for additional details.

  • Autumn Adventure

  • An annual family fun event with games, crafts and activities for kids, ages 10 and younger. Come dressed for messy play! Enjoy a picnic dinner, take a ride on the Borky Express, and visit with local mascots.

  • When: September

  • Dads & Kids Sports Spectacular (Fox Valley)

  • A fun night for kids, ages 0-6, and their dad (or uncle, grandpa, etc.). All activities are sports themed, there is something for everyone! Includes prizes, activities, arts/crafts, a special infant end zone area, a snack, and more.

  • When: Monday, February 25, 2019

  • Where: Downtown Appleton YMCA

  • Cost: FREE
    Click here to register

  • Indoor Expedition (Oshkosh)

  • Come and experience the great outdoors with your family... inside! We will provide a fun, indoor camp experience in the gym at the Boys & Girls Club. This event is for children, ages birth to 6, and their Dads (or other special man in their life).

  • When: Thursday, March 7, 2019

  • Where: Peach Lutheran Church, 240 W. 9th Avenue, Oshkosh

  • Cost: FREE
    Click here to register




Fox Valley/Outagamie County

1810 Appleton Rd, Menasha



Oshkosh/Winnebago County

36 Broad St, Ste 150, Oshkosh


Program Supervisor (Fox Valley): Lori Jensen, email or call 920-739-4226 ext. 129


Program Supervisor (Oshkosh): Kelly Hinz, email or call 920-233-6630 ext. 108


Program Supervisor (Shawano County): Patty Woeslaw, email or call 920-436-4360 ext. 1388




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