Kids at Heart - 2020

January 09, 2020

SAGINAW, Mich. — On Thursday, February 6th, 2020, the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum will host the 13th Annual Kids at Heart fundraiser, an event for grown-ups that’s as fun and interactive as our galleries themselves! Guests will enjoy gallery games and get to bid on family fun packages, tickets to our region’s finest venues, and one-of-a-kind experiences.

This year’s event is extra special because it will feature the first look at our first new gallery opening since 2014! Guests will enjoy tasty hors d’oeuvres from the Bavarian Inn Restaurant with craft beer from Oracle Brewing Company and wine while they bid on silent & live auction items. In addition, guests can take part in fun gallery games that will make them feel like a kid at heart! $50 tickets are available at

Support from the event allows our museum to develop interactive and educational learning experiences for our youth; create opportunities for youth-at-risk and their families to access our Children’s Museum by offsetting admission for field trips and special events; and explore what’s next for our galleries to fully engage the curiosity and creativity of our children.

Leading event sponsor, Garber Management Group, encourages guests to bid high to enhance the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum galleries and help create museum access for all Great Lakes Bay Region children.

View a complete list of sponsors and auction items on our event Facebook page, purchase tickets online at, or contact the museum at (989) 399-6626 for more information. Tickets will also be sold at the door the night of the event.

Purchase tickets online! Sponsor our event!

  • Explorer Sponsors
    Garber Management Group
  • Learner Sponsors
    Covenant HealthCare, Glastender, Inc., Michigan Sugar Company, Morley Companies, Inc., and Rehmann
  • Problem Solver Sponsors
    Braun Kendrick, Law Office of Carol Thomas, Mobile Medical Response, Murray Paint Co., Tri-Star Trust Bank, UAW Local 668, Wildfire Credit Union, and Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants
  • Connector Sponsors
    All R’s Roofing. Amy & Ben Denay, Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC, Dobis Landscaping, Evan & Alexia Houpis, Fordney Club of Saginaw County, Fred & Joyce Borchard, G.W. Heating Co., Gougeon Employees Foundation, Grapp-Lerash, Ieuter Insurance Group, J.W. Hunt OTC, Inc., Jennifer M.B. Schau, D.D.S., L & L Excavating, LeBourdais Orthodontics, Lillie & Ronald Reimers, Looby Baumgarten, P.C., MARLO Company Lawn Systems, Merrill Technologies Group, Michael & Kimberly Zehnder, Michigan Truck Spring, NetSource One, Reimers Appraisal Co., Waste Management, and Wolgast Development, LLC.
  • Other Sponsors
    Angela & Thomas Barris, Helen Alger, Print Express, and the Work Wear Store
  • Auction Donors
    Abele Greenhouse & Garden Center, Annie & Oliver’s, Art Sample and Feige’s Interior, Avram Golden Photography, Bavarian Inn Lodge, Boehler’s Greenhouse, Chippewa Nature Center, City Office, Comfort Suites, Dee Dee Wacksman, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Dornbos Printing, Dow Event Center, Dow Gardens, Edible Arrangements, Emagine Theater – Birch Run, FireKeepers Casino & Hotel, Gaudreau the Florist, Great Lakes Children’s Museum, Ieuter Insurance Group, Impression 5 Science Center, KindHuman Holistic Bodywork, Little River Casino & Resort, Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Melaluca, Michelle Iqbal, Michelle Mitchell & Family, Midland Center for the Arts, Moe Eskrine, Molasses Smokehouse & Bar, Oppermann’s Cork ‘N’ Ale, Oracle Brewery, Paul Chaffee, Pit & Balcony Theatre, Potter Park Zoo, Pure Barre, River Place Shops, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, Saginaw Children’s Zoo, Saginaw Choral Society, Stonequest, The Henry Ford Museum, The Temple Theater, Underground Railroad, Warmbier Farms, and Zehnder’s Splash Village
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