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Boys & Girls Club Special Events

Family Strengthening Events

The Boys & Girls Club in partnership with the Fond du Lac Family YMCA runs EIGHT (8) family events throughout the school year that are free to Boys & Girls Club and YMCA members.  Each event has a different theme and focuses on families spending time together.  Check out the listing of major events below.  See Agency Calendar for specific dates for each event, as well as other specialized family night events.

Multicultural Event
Tour our showcase of countries to get your passport stamped and win prizes!  Tempt your taste buds with treats from ethnic restaurants in Fond du Lac and watch local community members take part in cultural performances all night long.

Father/Daughter Date Night
Girls age 3 years through 5th grade are invited to spend an exciting date night with their “Dads” participating in fun activities such as dancing, crafting, walking a red carpet, enjoying desserts and creating memories that will last a lifetime in our on-site photo booth.

Mother/Son Outing
Boys age 5 through 11 are invited to spend an exciting night with “Moms” enjoying great activities including Minute-to-Win-It sports challenges, fun experiments, a paper airplane contest, dodgeball, Lego-building contest, life-size Angry Birds, and more!  Tasty food included!

Spring Carnival
This carnival themed evening brings a ton of excitement with circus and fair style games and activities.  Participants can earn tickets to win prizes for the games they play!  Guests are also welcome to test out their skills in the pool with the special fair-themed activities taking place in the water. 

Healthy Kids Day
Free family fun featuring a bike safety rodeo put on by the Fond du Lac Police Department and the Safety Council.  Families also enjoy water games, upbeat music, and finding out about community resources from our various partners who host booths at this energetic outside event.

Day for Kids Fall Family Night
Families are invited to celebrate a Friday evening filled with fun, fall activities.  Guests enjoy painting pumpkins, making and eating caramel apples, participating in football skills challenges, “bobbing” for apples, doing fall crafts, and dressing up to get their picture taken in a fall photo booth.

Lights on Afterschool
This great event helps us celebrate afterschool programs that keep our children safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families.  We are joined by many community partners to make this a night of fun for the whole family.

New Year’s Eve Bash
Families ring in the New Year in style at the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA.  A magician, family photos and a balloon drop are just part of the fun at this event.  Families and friends celebrate and make it a day/early evening to remember!