Events Calendar

Aug
21
Wed
Sibling’s Choice Nominations Open @ ONLINE
Aug 21 @ 12:15 am – Oct 1 @ 11:45 pm
Oct
22
Tue
Celebrate Sisterhood 2019 @ Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley
Oct 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join us for our 14th Annual Celebrate Sisterhood luncheon and “Show-off Your Purse-onality” Shopping Experience.

Mark your calendar and plan to meet us at the Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel on October 22, 2019.  Doors open at 11:00 am for a preview of the fabulous purse silent auction, raffle and Encore bags.  Event begins at 11:30 am.

Don’t miss the fun with your sisters, girlfriends, family, and colleagues!

11:00 am Doors open
11:30 am Shopping begins!
noon        Program and awards
1:25 pm   Winners announced

Sponsors enjoy many benefits.  Interested in more information about sponsoring? Click YES

Interested in donating a silent auction item or Encore bag?  Click YES

To register a single seat or a table of 8 or 10, click here.

Oct
24
Thu
Caregiver Chat – St Paul Elder Care @ St Paul Elder Services
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

NO CAREGIVER CHAT TODAY DUE TO HOLIDAY

Caregiver Chats are open to the public and provide an environment for caregivers (unpaid or paid) to gather and discuss what is happening in their lives and seek possible resources to address the issues. This is an informal structured discussion facilitated by a member of the Outagamie Caregiver Coalition.

Download Caregiver Chat Flyer

 

Oct
26
Sat
Sibshop-Kaukauna @ Quinney Elementary School
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dec
6
Fri
Adult WisconSibs Holiday Social -Dec 6 2019 @ The Grand Meridian
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Adult Siblings, their families, and invited guests are invited to join WisconSibs for a delightful Adult Sibling Holiday Social on December 6, 2017 at The Grand Meridian.

Bring your sibling, friends, family or caregivers for this relaxed, cozy, and delicious event.  Free parking and easy accessibility. Great opportunity to meet other WisconSibs and their siblings with disabilities.

Please make your reservations by December 4.

Make reservations by calling 920-968-1742 or click HERE.

Dec
11
Wed
Let’s Talk Housing
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WisconSibs and SOAR Fox Cities is co-hosting this interactive session that will help you explore housing solutions and move towards independence. If you are concerned about housing for people with disabilities, come and learn from others, share your perspective on the issues, and join the conversation about options for the future.

Order dinner on your own and meet others looking for housing suitable for people with disabilities.

Please RSVP to [email protected]

Dec
14
Sat
Sibshop – Dec 2019 @ Celebration School
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sibshop holiday fun for ages 6-12 who have siblings with disabilities.

Special demonstration of Augmentative Assistive Communication Technology.

Sibshop includes lunch and snack.

Click here to register or contact us.

 

Jan
11
Sat
Sibshop – January 2020 @ YMCA
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Lots of activity and fun for sibs at the YMCA in Neenah.

Join other children ages 6-12 who have siblings with disabilities to make friends with other kids that uniquely share so much in common…and HAVE FUN!

 

Jan
16
Thu
Adult Sibling Series @ Meade Street Bistro
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sibling Survival Series
Join attorney Kristine Williams and adult WisconSibs to get tips about future planning and other concerns of adult siblings. This first in a series of “Sibling Survival Sessions” connect siblings with vital information and helpful resources. Don Meyer’s book, “The Sibling Survival Guide” will be available for purchase. Event is FREE.

 

 

Feb
1
Sat
Joy Conference 2020 @ Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Feb 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:15 pm

This one-day conference is packed with uplifting speakers to help bring joy to family caregivers and others. If you are interested, register yourself and look for WisconSibs table to gather for lunch together.

Click for more information and register.

Features inspiring and humorous speakers and lunch.

Schedule of the day:
8:00 am    Doors Open (must be registered – no walk ins)
9:00 am    Welcome
9:15 am     Speaker:   Misdiagnosed:Discovering Joy in the Midst of Adversity – Jean Abbott
10:45 am   Speaker:  Joy Spreaders: Who They Are, What Makes Them Tick and Why You Desperately Need Them – Neil Ihde
noon           Lunch – box lunch included with registration. Find the WisconSibs table to eat together.
1:00 pm     Speaker: My Happy Place: Latte and Laughter – Dr Danielle Hairston-Green
2:15 pm     Closing remarks

Register

 

Feb
9
Sun
Diversity Discover Day at Building for Kids @ Building for Kids
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Diversity Day - Feb 9 2020Join WisconSibs and other nonprofits and businesses for a FREE DAY at the Building for Kids to celebrate diversity.

LOTS of fun activities throughout the Building for Kids Children’s Museum for families from 12 noon to 5 pm…and its FREE!!

 

WisconSibs will have a table with activities and is LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS (teens or adults) to run those activities.  If interested, click here.

Feb
15
Sat
Sibshop – HULK @ Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

H.U.L.K. (Huggable Unselfish Lovable Kids) Sibshop for boys and their dads
Being a brother can often be full or exploding emotions. Frustration and anger can blow up like mixing baking soda and vinegar. This Sibshop for boys has been an opportunity to look at how siblings can keep those explosions from becoming overwhelming them and turning into the HULK.

 

Chemistry teacher and Sib, Ben Stern (featured in SibNews), puts us through fun experiments, competitions, and discussions with the boys (ages 6 and older)…PLUS boys can bring their dads, a grandpa, a big brother, an uncle or other grown up friend. From HULK to Huggable Unselfish Lovable Kids, siblings experience the fun and challenges of growing up as a Sib.

Sibshop – SPA @ Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

S.P.A. (Sister are Pretty Awesom) Sibshop for girls and their moms
Being a sister of someone with disabilities can be pretty awesome. It can also be pretty full of exploding emotions. Frustration and anger can blow up like mixing baking soda and vinegar. This Sibshop for girls is been an opportunity to look at how siblings can keep those explosions from becoming overwhelming and keep life awesome.

 

 

 

 

Chemistry teacher and Sib, Ben Stern (featured in SibNews), puts us through fun experiments, competitions, and discussions with the boys (ages 6 and older)…PLUS girls can bring their moms, a grandma, a big sister, an aunt or other grown up friend. At SPA Sibshop siblings experience the fun and address the challenges of growing up as a Sib.

Mar
1
Sun
2020 Sibs are My Peeps Challenge @ WisconSibs Office
Mar 1 @ 12:01 am – Apr 5 @ 11:59 pm

Amid all the disappointments around postponing and cancelling events recently, we have some GOOD NEWS…

The 2020 Sibs Are My Peeps Challenge is extended until April 5!

This is a great opportunity for kids and adults of any age who may be home taking care of themselves and others to have some fun.

Just get a couple packages of Peeps, a box, some glue, a little paper or decorations, and you’ve got fun for an afternoon.

Then take 2 photos and send them to [email protected] . The theme this year is “Take a Peep Around the World”.  More information and see entries from previous years visit  https://wisconsibs.org/what-we-offer/sibs-are-my-peeps/