7 Friday

Kids Dream Family Film Series: Secret Life of Pets: View your favorite family flicks for just $3!

Participating Marcus Theatres

10 a.m.


8 Saturday

Edible Book Festival: Enter your own edible book entries, or just vote for your favorites!

Waukesha Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha

Drop off entries from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Public voting at 1 p.m.


First Stage presents: Mockingbird: With the support of her advisor, father and a new reading buddy, 11-year-old Caitlin, who is on the autism spectrum, begins to understand how to embrace the “messiness” of emotions. Soaring with heart and humor, discover how the perseverance of one girl can change a community. Suggested for families with young people ages 10-17+

Todd Wehr Theater, 123 E. State St., Milwaukee

1 p.m. (sensory-friendly performance), 7 p.m.


Humboldt Park Easter Egg Hunt: Search of the golden eggs! The hunt is open to children 12 and under. There will be sections for the following age groups: toddlers, ages 3 to 5, ages 6 to 8, and ages 9 to 12.

Humboldt Park, west side of pavilion, 3000 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Kids Dream Family Film Series: Secret Life of Pets: See April 7 listing.

Play & Learn: Go, Go, Go! Cars go fast! Boats speed past! How fast can you go while we sing, dance and explore instruments together?

Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Pop-Up Museum: Homegrown Kitchen! Are you proud of the vegetable that brought you first place at the State Fair? Bring in your ribbon! Do you use a particular recipe for dilly beans? Show us! Have a story about transplanting rhubarb from your grandparents’ house? Share it with us! If you have an object, photograph or story that shares how you use, grow and produce locally, we want to see it and share it.

Milwaukee Winter Farmer’s Market at the Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Saturday Afternoons at Central for ‘Tweens: Create Your Own World: If you were in charge of creating your nation, what would it look like? Would you be able to keep the peace and create a prosperous society? Come find out and discover the power we have to influence our world. Part of MPL’s Big Read Celebration of “In the time of the butterflies”

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

2 to 3 p.m.


Saturdays at Central: “Junie B. Jones is not a crook” Family Workshop: Children and their families will actively explore Junie B.’s daily adventures through first grade and discover their own stories of friendship, courage, truth and family.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Sportsology Saturday: Rehabilitation and Recovery: Professionals from Aurora Health Care and Marquette University will be on hand to guide visitors through a hands-on exploration of sports medicine, performance technologies and biomechanics.

Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Rd., Milwaukee

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Included with admission


Spring Fling Egg Hunt: Bring the whole family to hunt for eggs throughout the museum! Find 7 eggs (one of each color), show them to the Ticket Counter, and be entered into a drawing to win a FREE Family Membership! Plus, if you find a gold bonus egg, redeem for a special prize!

Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Rd., Milwaukee

9 to 10 a.m.: members only early access, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: members and general public

Included with general admission price


Truck Studio Art Workshop: A drop-in program designed for children in grades K5-5. Participants will work on imaginative art activities relevant to a book or artistic theme for the day. Presented by Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.)

Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee

2:30 to 4 p.m.


9 Sunday

First Stage presents: Mockingbird: 1, 3:30 p.m.

See April 8 listing for details.

Kids Dream Family Film Series: Secret Life of Pets

See April 7 listing.

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