14 Friday

Moana Movie and a Craft! Join us for a fun movie followed by a neat craft! We will watch “Moana,” the latest Disney movie, and then do a craft or two inspired by the movie!

Pewaukee Public Library, 210 Main St., Pewaukee

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


The Presto-X Insect Zoo: Learn about the fascinating world of insects with entomologists from Presto-X when they visit the Museum and bring along some of their unusual insect friends for children to experience up close.

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Free with regular admission


Robotics Week at Discovery World: Celebrate national Robotics week by joining us for a week-long robot and technology invasion! This event will feature robots of all shapes, sizes and uses with a chance to meet their makers. Local FIRST Robotics Teams of all levels, university students and professionals will be showcasing their engineering skills along with robots built for competition, industry and entertainment.

Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


You CAN play with your food on Spring Break: Food Science Workshops: Ever wonder why peaches taste sweet? Or why lemons are so sour? Find out in this hands-on workshop as we discover how a food’s property affect its taste. Then explore nature’s “instruction manual” for an organism’s characteristics (including taste) by extracting fruit DNA.

Milwaukee Public Museum, Education Lab 2, Ground Floor, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee

11 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Registration required, $4, $2/members, Free/Ages 0-4


15 Saturday

Aldo Leopold and the Ghost of Sand County: Presented by Kohl’s Wild Theater, this 40-minute musical follows Aldo Leopold, the godfather of conservation, as he sends his children on an adventure into the Wisconsin wilderness.

Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division St., Mukwonago

10 to 11 a.m.


Egg Day: It’s the perfect time to hop on over with your family to enjoy Easter festivities. Kids can meet the Easter Bunny and participate in the egg scavenger hunt at the Lake Evinrude Deck. Throughout the day, visit the Stearns Family Apes of Africa building to get your face painted with a bunny nose and whiskers. At 2 p.m., take part in the parade, which begins at the Northwestern Mutual Family Farm.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

$11.75/adults, $8.75/children ages 3-12, $10.25/seniors ages 60 and over, Free/Zoo Pass members with ID


Jackson Park Easter Egg Hunt

Jackson Park, 3500 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Play & Learn: A Very Hungry Caterpillar and Friends: Join us for a morning of reading, learning and fun with the characters from Eric Carle’s classic books.

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

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Robotics Week at Discovery World: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See April 14 listing.

Saturday Afternoons at Central for ‘Tweens: Code Breakers: Can you follow the clues and crack the code? Come be a Code Breaker at the Library! Part of MPL’s Big Read Celebration

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

2 to 3 p.m.


Saturdays at Central: Backyard Birds: Have you seen a robin in your yard this spring? What other birds are chirping in your neighborhood? Listen to bird tales and make a simple bird feeder.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


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.


16 Sunday

Easter Brunch: Bring your family and friends to the Museum to enjoy a festive Easter brunch feast.

Milwaukee Art Museum – Windhover Hall, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

$65/adults, $50/members, $15/kids 7-12, Free/kids 6 and under

Reservations required


Easter Family Event: Come hang out with the Easter Bunny for a morning of games, an Easter egg hunt and fun craft activities for kids!

Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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