WHITEWATER — Young Auditorium on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, will host a free Family Fun Day from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22.
The entire building will be turned into a maximum fun zone with a series of family-friendly activities for children of all ages.
The event begins with an open house with a series of activities designed to stimulate thought and activity.
Children will have access to Fort Health Care rail yard obstacle course system, hands on activity table for nutrition and movement, giant games and face painting, science, technology, engineering and mathematics kits from the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, collaborative art projects and exploratory play zones, and bikes.
At 2 p.m., Kohl’s Wild Theatre will present Welcome to the Zoo! After a trip to the zoo leads to a mysterious encounter with a wise river turtle solitary student SKylar Schultz is transformed into a Humboldt penguin a zebra and a river otter. With the help of some colorful animals and a caring zookeeper,
Schultz learns to overcome his fear of interacting with others. This interactive adventure meets social-emotional learning standards by exploring the connections between zookeepers, animals and young people.
The fun day open house is free and open to the public.
The Kohl’s Wild Theatre performance is also free, but tickets are required to enter. To obtain tickets, stop in or call the Greenhill Center of the Arts Box Office on campus or call 262-472-2222 or visit www.youngauditorium.com.