Special Events & Special Hours

Mark your Calendar!

Creative Kids

July 19, 3:30 pm – 6 pm in Houdini Plaza with partner Appleton Downtown, Inc.

Chalk About Fun.

A celebration of art! Stop by Houdini Plaza for hands-on activities, art projects and more – this is a free event.


Children's Parade w ThedaCare-01

July 24, sign-in starts at 5:15 and parade step-off at 6 pm!

Get ready for our 11th annual Parade! Click here for more info!


Guitar orange-01Music Makers Free Day

Saturday, August 3 – 9 am – 5 pm

Come jam at this free admission day!


Members Meeting

August 11, 10 am – 12 pm

Members are invited to join us as we talk about what’s new and upcoming at the BFK! 


Creative Kids

August 16, 3:30 pm – 6 pm in Houdini Plaza with partner Appleton Downtown, Inc.

Paint Party.

A celebration of art! Stop by Houdini Plaza for hands-on activities, art projects and more – this is a free event.


Beakers multi-01STEM Free Day

October, 19, 9 am – 5 pm

Join us for this free admission day to investigate the different areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)

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BFK special hours:

BFK closed – Happy 4th of July!

Thursday, July 4


Munchkin Morning – BFK open at 8 am

July 9

This is a special early morning time for our youngest visitors (ages 0-3) and their adults.


BFK closed at 3 pm

July 24 – to get ready for Children’s Parade!


Munchkin Morning – BFK open at 8 am

August 13

This is a special early morning time for our youngest visitors (ages 0-3) and their adults.


BFK closed – Happy Labor Day!

September 2


BFK closed for annual maintenance

September 3 – 9


Munchkin Morning – BFK open at 8 am

September 10

This is a special early morning time for our youngest visitors (ages 0-3) and their adults.


BFK closed at 3 pm for Octoberfest

September 27


BFK closed for Octoberfest

September 28

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