Even though we are unable to have large gathering events, we are still here for you! We have gone virtual and have offered drive-thru events. To get notifications for all of our monthly events, click HERE and follow us on Facebook!
May Day Basket Making –
For the month of April, we will be providing pots, dirt, and flowers or flower seeds to make a beautiful May Day or even Mother’s Day basket. You will be invited to join us at the park (weather permitting) or drive-thru and get a kit to take home. We will also have some snacks at the park if you choose to join us there! We will be at Fourth Ward Park from 4 to 5 pm.
Spring Drive-Thru Event
Tuesday, March 30th –
We have been Spring cleaning and have some stuff for YOU! Come out to Fourth Ward Park and pick up a bag of goodies and crafts. You can even color your bag with some of the markers inside. We will be out at the park from 4 pm to 5 pm and we hope to see you there!
Virtual Movie Night
For the month of February, we are offering 2 FREE virtual movies.
For youth through middle school, we invite you to a viewing of “Dolittle”. Please click HERE to register. We will then send you an email with the login information to view the movie. You will have access from Tuesday, February 23 at 12:01 am to Thursday, February 25th at 11:59 pm.
For high school youth, we invite you to a viewing of “Words on Bathroom Walls”. Please click HERE to register. We will then send you an email with the login information to view the movie. You will have access from Tuesday, February 23rd at 12:01 am to Thursday, February 25th at 11:59 pm.
Virtual Talent Show
Submissions are taken – December 7th thru December 21st
Talent Show posted December 29th at 5 pm
For the month of December, we are hosting a Virtual Talent Show. All you need to do is take a video of your talent, post it to YouTube or another video sharing platform, and send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure that all music and talents are appropriate, we will review them and let you know if it is deemed inappropriate for any reason. The videos will then be out in a talent show format by JATV and the final product will be shared on our Prevention in the Park Facebook Page at 5 pm on December 29th! This event is open to school-aged youth and all participants will receive a gift card. We can’t wait to see all your talents!
Poster Parade Drive-Thru & Virtual Event
November 24th, 3:30-4:30pm
Prevention in the Park – BOO Bag pick up
Join us on October 27, 2020 at the corner of Jackson and High Street to pick up your BOO Bag! This is a drive-through event and will start at 4 pm and conclude at 5:30 or until supplies last. Supplies have been lasting until the event end time so please make sure to stop out!
Prevention in the Park Drive-Thru Event –
August 25th – 4 to 5:30 pm
We know that everyone is getting ready to go back to school with lots of questions so we decided to hold a drive-thru event to help with a couple needs if your child is heading back to the classroom. Come out to the corner of Jackson and High Streets to pick up a water bottle with a mask! This event is for school-aged kids, both child and adult size masks will be available. We will stay until 5:30 pm or until supplies run out.
VIRTUAL Citywide Super Scramble – June 23 – 30th
Join us virtually June 23rd through June 30th for this fun trip around Janesville. We will release a new video daily that will feature a special place. We will also share one letter at the end of each video that you will need to solve the word scramble (8 letters total!) At the end of the 8 days see if you can unscramble the letters to reveal a phrase Submit your answers to us by midnight on June 30th and be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift card to Mac’s Pizza Shack. Grab your notebook and travel around Janesville with us! Click HERE to go to out Facebook event and see the videos when they are posted.
Virtual BINGO at home week – April 13 to April 19, 2020
Our 2nd virtual event is BINGO! We have released 2 different BINGO cards, one for kids and one for adults, for you to join us. Check out the cards, take a screenshot, print them off, or just copy them onto your own paper and start checking off the things that you have completed. On Sunday the 19th, make sure to share your BINGO card here before midnight to be entered into a drawing for a gift card to Italian House.
**Every BINGO gets you ONE entry. That means that if you complete the whole card, you will be entered 12 times!**
**If there is something that you are not able to complete on the card please feel free to replace it with a different activity and show the change on your card or in a message.**
VIRTUAL Family Game Night – March 31, 2020
Escape Room and Eat – January 2020
Can you escape the Red Ribbon Room?
Come out and test your skills on history of Red Ribbon Week, the effects of smoking, marijuana and alcohol use.
Once you crack the code there will be subs and water while you share your thoughts with others.
Please let us know if you plan to attend by claiming your FREE tickets HERE since there are sure to be lots of detectives out this night
NOON Year’s Eve – December 2019
LOCATION CHANGE TO ST. PATRICK’S AUDITORIUM due to colder than expected weather tomorrow. Hope to see you all!
Come out and join us on Tuesday, December 31st from 10 am to Noon. We will do a balloon pop every 15 minutes until we ring in the New Year at NOON!
Bozo bucket game
Cat in the Hat crazy Hat Toss
Donuts at 10 am
Pizza shortly after 11 am
FUN FUN FUN
Family Game Night and Pizza – November 2019
We are ready to bring in the holiday season with a family game night for this month’s event. Come to St Patrick’s and have some pizza, water and play some games with your family and/or friends. We will be meeting in the auditorium so don’t miss us!
Parade in the Park – October 2019
This month we are going to have a Parade in the Park. So dress up as your favorite character, animal, or person and come walk around the park.
We will have sports balls and hula hoops to play with and of course a snack!
More information to come!
A Movie and More – September 2019
It is getting to be that time again! We are going to be having our September Prevention in the Park event only this time we are going to be meeting at St. Patrick’s school in the auditorium. We will be watching a presentation that is going to be put on by our NIKE and Youth2Youth kids and then watching a movie. We will have popcorn and water available so please make sure to eat a meal before you attend.
We are also asking that you bring chairs or a blanket to sit on as there may not be enough chairs for everyone.
We look forward to seeing everyone! Check out the event HERE!
Party in the Park – August 2019
Thank you to everyone that came out to our August 2019 Party in the Park! We hope you had a great time goal setting, making bags, getting your face painted, making slime and having hot dogs. Can’t wait to see you in September.
Join us in August for Party in the Park! Come out and kick off the school year starting by decorating a bag, making slime, playing games, and setting goals. We will have hot dogs and water.
Check out our Facebook event for more information and get notified of our monthly events.
Pizza in the Park – July 2019
Thank you to everyone that came out last night! We hope you all had fun. We are in the works of planning next month’s event so keep posted!
Join us for our first Prevention in the Park event on Tuesday, July 30th from 6 to 8 pm at the Fourth Ward Park.
July is PIZZA IN THE PARK
We will be asking everyone to fill out a survey about the types of activities that they would like to see be available to the residents of the Fourth Ward Neighborhood in exchange for pizza! We will also have our vape cart out at this event to show the dangers of vaping.
Want to have fun? We will have basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, hula hoops and more available to play with.
Come on down and see us!