Amanda Chavez

As the owner and publisher of Wisco Fam, Go Valley Kids and Go Oshkosh Kids, Amanda is passionate about connecting families with resources and businesses in our community. Born and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin, Amanda Chavez has a love for her community. As a busy mom of 2 little girls, she and her husband are always on the lookout for fun things to do and share with others.

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Try Cross-Country Skiing this Winter in Oshkosh!

Spend some time this winter with your family and try cross-country skiing! Cross-Country skiing offers a fun exercise to get some fresh air outside. This outdoor adventure is easy to learn and can be relatively inexpensive. Beginner Cross-Country Ski Lessons The Oshkosh Recreation Department is offering beginner cross-country ski lessons at the Winnebago County Community …

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See you at the Downtown Oshkosh Holiday Parade on November 18th!

The Downtown Oshkosh Parade is perfect for kicking off the holiday season! This year’s theme “Christmas Classics!” will have you on your feet dancing and singing.  Thursday, November 18, 2021 Parade Starts: 6:15 pm  Parade Route Route Starts: North Main Street and Ceape, near Best Western Hotel Route Ends: Main Street and Irving Street Tips …

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Turkey Trot

The Oshkosh Festival Foods Turkey Trot is back in 2021!

Each November thousands of people gather on Thanksgiving morning around Wisconsin to run in anticipation of a big Thanksgiving meal, known as Turkey Trot. The 14th Annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot benefits the Boys & Girls Club and YMCA in communities Festival Foods serves. Both organizations provide volunteers in return for monetary proceeds. In the past …

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Collaboration: How can we work together to support Oshkosh families?

We are thrilled to bring this family resource to Oshkosh and would love your help in making it shine! Learn more about Go Oshkosh Kids! How can we work together to support Oshkosh families? We have some ideas — let’s work together because it takes a city! Submit a Feature Article about how you support …

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