7 days

JUST LOOK UP! SCREEN-FREE WEEK

April 29 – May 5, 2019

 

Each day, we will raffle off a free item donated by Marshfield Clinic Health System-Center for Community Health Advancement.

For more information on Facebook for each event, click here.

 

Monday, April 29: Unplug and Go On a Scavenger Hunt

Special thanks to our Event Partner  Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library

 

The first 50 kids attending the Scavenger Hunt that pledge to participate in screen free activities during the week will receive a free Rose Bowl Lane bowling coupons.

Monday’s Free Raffle Prize:

Sports Set-volleyball, basketball, and soccer ball

Raffle will be drawn at 5:00PM by Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library Staff.

 

Monday, April 29: Unplug and Play Board Games

Special thanks to our Event Partner  Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Arrghhh you ready to unplug? Join us as we celebrate screen free week by building your own candy land game – pirate themed. All supplies will be provided. Bring the pirates and crew mates for a night of fun.

Please register by calling us at 715-387-6326, emailing MDoll@chw.org, or by sending us a private message.

Visit the Facebook event here.

 

Tuesday, April 30: Unplug and Go Roller Skating

Special thanks to our Event Partner  Melody Gardens

Show your Just Look Up-Screen Free Week pledge card and go roller skating for free from 6:00-8:00PM (entrance and roller skate rental are included). 10 attendees will receive a $5 pass to Hub City Adventure, good for mini-golf or laser tag.

 

Tuesday’s Free Raffle Prize:

Family set of kites

Raffle will be drawn at 7:00PM by Melody Gardens Staff.

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 1: Unplug, Pack a Picnic, and Learn About Marshfield’s Famous Kodiak Bears-Boda and Munsey

Special thanks to our Event Partner  Wildwood Park and Zoo

Pack a picnic and visit beautiful Wildwood Park and Zoo from 5:30-6:00PM. From 6:00-7:00PM attend a Special Bear Presentation from our local zookeeper, Steve Burns. Learn about Marshfield’s Famous twin Kodiak bears, Munsey and Boda, see bear skulls, and learn about other family fun zoo activities. **Please meet at Wildwood Pavilion; this will be the location of the presentation.**

Wednesday’s Free Raffle Prize:

Family swim package-Hefko pool passes for a family of 5, googles, and swim toys

Raffle will be drawn at 6:00PM by Zookeeper Steve Burns.

 

Thursday, May 2: Unplug with Books

Special thanks to our Event Partner  Thimbleberry Books

Come to Thimbleberry Books for author meet and greet sessions with two Wisconsin authors, or have a picnic on your front lawn and read together as a family!

From 6:00-7:00PM, Jody Szymanski will talk about tundra swan migration and her book, Thru My Lens from Wisconsin, Lake Michigan to the Mississippi; A Photo Essay Vol. I. Jody will show many photos and have her book available for purchase.

Mead Wildlife Area is perfect for a day trip! We hope the presentation inspires fun, family hikes and bird-watching adventures.

Some of Jody’s photos were taken at Mead Wildlife Area. It is one of the largest wildlife areas in Wisconsin, and is located five miles north of Highway 10 between Stevens Point and Marshfield.

Nestled in the valley of the Little Eau Pleine River, the George W. Mead Wildlife Area (Mead) encompasses over 33,000 acres of open marshes, hardwood and aspen forests and grasslands. You can see deer, turkey, bear, grouse, otter, beaver, muskrats, herons, prairie chickens, fox, coyote, eagles, wolves and bobcats. It is an important resting, feeding and nesting site for migrating waterfowl, shorebirds and songbirds.

Jody’s book is available for purchase online here.

Thursday’s Free Raffle Prize:

Family Game Pack – UNO, Blokus, and Battleship

Raffle will be drawn at the end of the presentation.

 

Thursday, May 2: Unplug with Yoga for Kids

Special thanks to our Event Partner  Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Children of all ages can enjoy this stretch session to work all the wiggles out before summer rolls around!  Come ready to move with licensed yoga instructor, Jessica Halvorsen, as caregivers and children work side by side to master a variety of poses.

Comfortable workout clothes and shoes encouraged; no yoga mats necessary!

Register at: 715-387-6326 OR MDoll@chw.org

 

Friday, May 3: Unplug and Listen to Music

Special thanks to our Event Partners  Main Street Marshfield and Local Musician Adam Bluhm

The first 20 attendees with pledge cards will receive $5 gift cards to spend at downtown Marshfield Businesses thanks to Main Street Marshfield.

Sing, dance and sit around a bonfire in beautiful downtown Marshfield while you enjoy listening to Adam at Hardacre Park. Hardacre Park is located at the corner of Central Avenue & 5th Street.

Friday’s Free Raffle Prize:

S’mores Kit

Raffle will be drawn between 6:00-7:30PM by CCHA Staff.

 

Saturday, May 4: Unplug and Go For a Bike Ride

Special thanks to our Event Partner Sports Den

Participate in the 2nd Annual Poker Ride to support the Marshfield Mountain Bike Club! Ride around Marshfield and the surrounding area to collect playing cards from participating businesses, the rider (or riders) that turn in the best poker hand wins the pot of prizes! Pre-registration is $10 a person, $15 day of registration. You don’t have to pay to ride but you do have to pay to play! All ages welcome. Since the event falls on May 4th we strongly encourage riders to dress up in their best Star Wars outfits! Helmets are required for all riders.

Saturday’s Free Raffle Prize:

Disc golf set

Raffle will be drawn by Sports Den staff at the beginning of the event.

 

Sunday, May 5: Unplug and Celebrate by Going for a Swim

Special thanks to our Event Partner  YMCA

From 2:45-4:45PM, the Marshfield Clinic Health System YMCA is offering open swim. Spend the rest of the day doing your favorite screen free activity or try something new on this list of 120 Screen Free Activities.

 

Keep up your great work after the week ends by going screen free on  Sundays and/or at dinner time.

 

Pledge Card Bonuses

Visit any of these partner businesses during Screen Free Week for special perks!

 

Dairy Queen: Buy One Blizzard, Get One Free with your pledge card

Address: 803 N. Central Ave. in Marshfield, between Family Video and Taco John’s

Hours: Sunday-Saturday 10:30AM-9:00PM

 

Hub City Ice Cream: $1 off any purchase with your pledge card

Address: 1610 S. Central Ave. in Marshfield

Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00-9:00PM, Saturday and Sunday 12:00-9:00PM

 

 

Marshfield Mercantile: Find the golden egg hidden somewhere in the store for a free cookie or lollipop!

Address: 355 S. Central Ave. in Marshfield

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-6:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM-3:00PM

 

 

Check back as the event gets closer for more perks!

 

 

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