Crafts & Cocktails
Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Crafts & Cocktails

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Join fellow CATCH members for this fun social event. Work on an easy DIY project while sipping drinks & hear more about what's going on at American Family Children's Hospital. Create, celebrate and be inspired. Check out Craft Bar projects here. More details to follow.

There are many convenient downtown parking options less than a block from Revel.

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Kids in the Kitchen
Oct
23
4:00 PM16:00

Kids in the Kitchen

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Is your child an aspiring chef or simply loves to get involved in the kitchen? Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking experience where we'll make a variety of healthy & delicious snacks. This private class is hands-on for parent and child. Menu to come.

Registration will be for 1 parent and 1 child. No age restrictions. Parent or guardian must be present during class. Space is limited to the first 20 children of CATCH members only. Registration will open to the general public if tickets remain one week prior to the event.

Check back for more details and ticket registration.

 

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Annual Signature Event
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Annual Signature Event

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Save the date and book the babysitter. This is one event you'll not want to miss where contributing CATCH members and non-members alike, join together to support the American Family Children's Hospital. Invite your friends, family and neighbors to enjoy a night out to benefit this amazing local cause. Don't forget to dress in your finest attire!

Proceeds from this annual signature event will directly benefit a program at American Family Children's Hospital. Have a recommendation, let us know!

More details and ticket registration to come.

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Holiday Toy Drive
Dec
1
12:00 PM12:00

Holiday Toy Drive

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Keep your eyes open for this upcoming family-friendly event at the DreamBank on the Capitol Square. We're collecting toys for the patients at American Family Children's Hospital. No tickets needed.

More details and the actual date to come.

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Skate with a Superhero
Feb
24
1:00 PM13:00

Skate with a Superhero

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Take to the ice for a family-friendly adventure as Skate with a Superhero arrives to The Ice Rink at The Edgewater. Join your favorite superheroes as you fly around the outdoor ice rink overlooking Lake Mendota. Kids can collect passport stickers at each interactive station including cookie decorating, crafts and meet more superheroes inside. At CATCH, we strive to teach kids about the importance of giving back. So, one station will feature assembling a craft kit and create cards for patients at American Family Children’s Hospital. Warm up after a round on the ice with hot chocolate and other refreshments. Skate rental $3/person (available in sizes Youth 9 - Adult 13).

Grab your cape and book your FREE tickets online. Space will be limited. Check back here later. When you book your tickets, you'll need to select your 1-hour skate time: A) 1pm - 2pm | B) 2pm - 3pm | C) 3pm - 4pm | D) I don’t want to skate

The event is free to attend, but we ask that each family bring a gift for a patient at American Family Children’s Hospital. Gifts must be store bought, new in the original package and unwrapped. View a list of acceptable and requested donation ideas here (please no stuffed animals, food or latex).

Event presented by CATCH along with our friends at The Edgewater and event sponsors: Baker Tilly, Capitol Bank, Roundhouse Marketing, Stark Company Realtors, The Edgewater

Parking at The Edgewater - Special event day parking available for guests in a covered and secure garage at $3/hour. Due to a low clearance in the public parking facility, over-sized vehicles cannot be accommodated.

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Kentucky Derby Party
May
5
2:00 PM14:00

Kentucky Derby Party

Derby day done right! Join us & The Edgewater on The Grand Plaza at The Edgewater for Madison’s 3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Party, sponsored by Maker’s Mark and Stella Artois. And, new this year, benefiting Community Around the Children's Hospital- CATCH.

The outdoor event will feature Kentucky-style bluegrass with The Dang-Its followed by Madison favorite, The Big Payback and of course, a video wall with a live broadcast of the 144th Kentucky Derby. Put on your Derby best and snap a few party pics on our red-carpet step-and-repeat. Sip on Mint Juleps, Basil Bourbon Lemonades, Kentucky Mules, and beer samples, and nosh on great derby inspired fare.

Arrive right on time for plenty of time to play games & purchase your tickets for a 50/50 raffle, ring toss game and pick your pony. Check out the American Road to the Kentucky Derby here. 100% of game and raffle proceeds will sponsor the Music Therapy Program at American Family Children's Hospital.

Derby attire is not required, but certainly encouraged as we add a Best Dressed competition to this year’s celebration. So grab your seersucker blazer and best brimmed hat and join us on the infield for Madison’s best derby party!

This is a free event open to the public, but new in 2018 a VIP area that requires Non-refundable tickets for $44/person.

-- SOLD OUT -- Exclusive VIP Grandstand on The Statehouse Terrace!

  • Private bar and exclusive access to Grandstand Terrace
  • VIP gift bag with exclusive 2018 Derby Party t-shirt and Maker’s Mark hat
  • Complimentary Mint Julep and keepsake pewter glass upon arrival
  • 2 Drink Tickets
  • Complimentary Appetizers Upon Arrival, Limited Statehouse Terrace Menu for Purchase
  • Limited availability in VIP area; tickets are $44 and non-refundable. Inclement weather plan to be shared in advance of event.

For CATCH Members only - Early access to purchasing VIP tickets. Just message CATCH on Facebook and we'll provide you with the code. 

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New Member Orientation
Nov
14
5:30 PM17:30

New Member Orientation

  • American Family Children's Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sign up for a new member orientation and tour. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of AFCH, learn all about CATCH and connect with other new members.

Location: American Family Children's Hospital - First Floor Community Room 1335

Let Danielle Kamps know if the orientation dates do not work for your schedule. Email catch@supportuw.org or call 608-308-5322.

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Black & Gold Signature Event
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Black & Gold Signature Event

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This is one event you'll not want to miss where contributing CATCH members and non-members alike, join together to support the American Family Children's Hospital. Invite your friends, family and neighbors to enjoy a night out downtown Madison to benefit this amazing local cause. Don't forget to dress in your finest black and gold attire!

Proceeds from this annual signature event will directly benefit UW Kids Cancer Program at American Family Children's Hospital.

Schedule: 7pm cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, punch wall, raffles. 8:30pm program, music & dancing with Bobby Way and the Fabulous Wayouts

A huge thank you to Pieper Power as this year's Gold Sponsor.

Special thanks to this year's event sponsors: Baker Tilly, Capitol Bank, Roundhouse Marketing, and Stark Company Realtors.

Get your tickets today! Ticket prices: $70 for general admission or $55 for CATCH members with discount code (email sent on September 20th).

Why BLACK and GOLD? Gold is the color for the pediatric caner awareness ribbon, Learn more about the UW Kids Cancer program here.

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Harvest on the Farm
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

Harvest on the Farm

Join CATCH on Saturday, September 23rd from 10am - 1pm for our family-friendly fall harvest event. The event will be filled with pumpkin decorating, face painting, corn box, caramel apple stand, mini golf, games and music. Food available for purchase (cash or credit) from The Rodeo Wagon food cart offering delicious food inspired by Oklahoma & Texas. So no need to pack a lunch.

Special thanks to Kids Express Learning Center (KELC) located on Prairie View Farm, a picturesque farmette on Madison's west side.

Admission for the whole family (all children and parents) included in ticket price. $10 per family or $5 per family for CATCH members. CATCH members, check your email from August 23rd for your discounted ticket code.

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New Member Orientation
Aug
10
5:30 PM17:30

New Member Orientation

  • American Family Children's Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sign up for a new member orientation and tour. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of AFCH, learn all about CATCH and connect with other new members.

Location: American Family Children's Hospital - First Floor Community Room 1335

Let Danielle Kamps know if the orientation dates do not work for your schedule. Email catch@supportuw.org or call 608-308-5322.

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CATCH Kids in the Kitchen
Jun
6
4:00 PM16:00

CATCH Kids in the Kitchen

  • The Learning Center at UW Health at The American Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Is your child an aspiring chef or simply loves to get involved in the kitchen? Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking experience where we'll make a variety of healthy & delicious snacks. This private class is hands-on for parent and child. Held in the Learning Center.

Registration is for 1 parent and 1 child, $15 for both. No age restrictions. Parent or guardian must be present during class. Space is limited to the first 20 children of CATCH members only. Registration will open to the general public if tickets remain prior to the event.

Menu: Zucchini chocolate muffins, Mac & cheese broccoli cups, Peanut butter cereal bars

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Preakness Party 2017
May
20
4:00 PM16:00

Preakness Party 2017

Get your tickets for a fantastic event at Bishops Bay Country Club! Both CATCH members and non-members welcome, so tell your friends and colleagues.

You are invited to join CATCH in celebrating the 142nd running of the Preakness horse race. Come eat hors d'oeuvres, drink Black-eyed Susan cocktails & merrily play race-inspired games while wearing your derby attire. Best-dressed contest with prizes - so ladies don't forget your hats and gentlemen get out your bowties.

Tickets are $25 for CATCH members and $35 for general admission.

21+ only. Cash bar. CATCH members receive a free drink ticket for a chalice of Stella Artois beer or our signature drink, the Blush Lily cocktail made with Tito's vodka, cranberry, triple sec & lime juice.

Thank you to this year's CATCH Social Sponsors Baker Tilly, Capitol Bank, Roundhouse Marketing, Stark Company Realtors for making this event possible.

And thank you to our Preakness Event Sponsors Bishops Bay Country Club, Celebrations EntertainmentESPN Madison, Madison Area Connectors, Stella Artois, and Tito's Handmade Vodka.

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Crafts and Cocktails with Guest Dr. Diane Heatley
Feb
23
6:00 PM18:00

Crafts and Cocktails with Guest Dr. Diane Heatley

Don't miss the first CATCH event of 2017 at Revel!

Beat the winter blues by joining us for crafts and cocktails at Revel, a fun and creative space downtown.

We will be joined by Dr. Diane Heatley, Medical Director of American Family Children’s Hospital.

RSVP your space for $10, which can be applied to your craft or drinks the night of the event. Hurry, space is limited!

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Winter Patient Carnival
Feb
21
2:30 PM14:30

Winter Patient Carnival

CATCH hosts a fun carnival day for patients and families including games (like bean bag toss, bags ball, bowling, bucket toss, basketball toss), caricature artist, tattoos, craft station, prizes and snacks/refreshments.

Although the event is only open for AFCH patients and families, CATCH members are needed to help volunteer at the carnival.

Thank you to our 2017 volunteer sponsor: Neckerman Insurance

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Roaring 20s Party - Signature Formal Event
Nov
11
7:00 PM19:00

Roaring 20s Party - Signature Formal Event

Ladies & gents, mark your calendars for CATCH's 2nd annual signature event. This year, we'll have a live big band, casino tables, prizes and dancing all while sipping signature cocktails & noshing on delicious food. Get dolled up for a night on the town in your best 1920s Gatsby-inspired attire. 

Both members and non-members welcome, so bring your friends. It pays to be a member including a discounted ticket rate and a FREE signature drink ticket.

We have a variety of great sponsorship opportunities available for this event. Please email Danielle if you are interested or for more information, CATCH@supportuw.org.

Thank you to 2016 event sponsors: Baker Tilly, Capitol Bank, Roundhouse Marketing & Tri-North

An additional thanks to our casino table sponsors: Accord Realty, Inc., Christina M Smith-Gallagher - American Family Insurance Agent - Lodi, WI, Gates Collision Centers, The Huisman Family

RSVP today & share this event with your friends, family and co-workers! Download a 8.5 x 11 printable PDF poster here.

CATCH MEMBERS - We're in need of volunteers to help the event run smoothly. And, great news, FREE admission to the event if you volunteer. Already purchased your tickets, just let us know and we'll provide a ticket refund.

 
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Fall Patient Carnival
Sep
20
2:00 PM14:00

Fall Patient Carnival

  • American Family Children's Hospital (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

CATCH hosts a fun carnival day for patients and families including games (like bean bag toss, bags ball, bowling, bucket toss, basketball toss), caricature artist, tattoos, craft station, prizes and snacks/refreshments. The carnival is located at the American Family Children's Hospital first floor lobby.

Although the event is only open for AFCH patients and families, CATCH member volunteers are needed to help run the carnival. Email Danielle at CATCH@uwsupport.org for volunteer signup.

Thank you to 2016 volunteer sponsors: Neckerman Insurance & PrimeLending

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VIP Football Tailgate
Sep
17
9:00 AM09:00

VIP Football Tailgate

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Georgia State Panthers

Join fellow CATCH members and guests for a fun-filled tailgate at the Wingstop parking lot on the corner of Regent St and Orchard St until kickoff at 11am.

Sponsored by Isthmus and Bud Light

(CATCH Members Only 21+) 

CATCH members only plus one guest to enjoy free food and Bud Light before the game. RSVP while tickets are still available. CATCH members only, check your email sent on Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Also, thank you to 2016 Event Sponsors: Baker Tilly, Capitol Bank, Roundhouse Marketing & Tri-North

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Summer Olympics for Kids
Aug
14
12:00 PM12:00

Summer Olympics for Kids

Bring the whole family for an afternoon of olympic fun including archery, 50 meter dash, shot put, golf and gymnastics. Kids will also have a chance to design their own medal and make cards for patients at American Family Children's Hospital.

Lemonade available for purchase, proceeds benefiting distraction items for Child Life Specialists at AFCH.

General Admission tickets are $10 per family. CATCH members are $5 per family with provided code at checkout.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Volunteers will receive free admission for their family to the event. Kids welcomed to volunteer with an adult at the Kids Lemonade Stand.

Thank you to 2016 Event Sponsors: Baker Tilly, Capitol Bank, Roundhouse Marketing & Tri-North

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The Preakness Horse Race Party
May
21
4:00 PM16:00

The Preakness Horse Race Party

The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. And every year, CATCH hosts an exclusive event at the Bishops Bay Country Club full of Black-Eyed Susan signature cocktails, Stella Artois beer, raffle prizes, lawn games, indoor pick your pony bet and more. Race attire a must! The men are handsome in seersucker suits & bow ties while the women look stunning in dresses and extravagant hats. Tickets required for pre-purchase to 21+ only as this event sells out fast every year.

Check out our Facebook page for great photos.

Thank you to 2016 Event Sponsors: Baker Tilly, Capitol Bank, Roundhouse Marketing & Tri-North

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Tyler's Place Sibling Party
Apr
9
3:30 PM15:30

Tyler's Place Sibling Party


Tyler's Place is a unique area in the American Family Children's Hospital where siblings can interact with other brothers and sisters while their sibling is in the hospital. It's a supervised area, keeping families close together and helping support siblings by providing therapeutic activities and socialization with other siblings.
Parents can then give their full attention to their hospitalized child's care while brothers and sisters participate in structured activities with peers of their own age. It is located on Wisconsin Avenue in the American Family Children's Hospital, room 1425.

Every April, CATCH hosts a themed party for Tyler's Place Siblings so that they have a fun day out of the hospital. Although this party is for Tyler's Place Siblings only, CATCH member volunteers needed.

Thank you to 2016 volunteer sponsors: Neckerman Insurance & PrimeLending

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