21 Friday

Play Date with Art: Off to Print: It’s never too early to learn to love art! Drop in and make art together, in this monthly program designed especially for our youngest visitors – ages five and under (with an adult). Stop by and sing along during Singing Time at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.

Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

10 a.m. to Noon

Included with admission


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


22 Saturday

Celebrate Earth Day: Want to learn how you can make a difference by protecting the Earth? Learn about composting and recycling and create crafts from things that you might otherwise just throw away.

Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee

1 to 2 p.m.


Earth Day: How can you save the planet? Find out about what we can do to keep the earth special with a scavenger hunt about conserving water, recycling activities and earth-and family-friendly recipes.

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

Free with regular admission


Play & Learn: Storyteller and Puppeteer Kathy Luck presents stories, songs, rhymes and fun with her puppet friends.

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

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Saturday Afternoons at Central for ‘Tweens: Chess Club: Open play for all levels

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

1:30 to 3 p.m.


Saturdays at Central: Butterflies! Spring has sprung! Celebrate the season and MPL’s Big Read selection “In the time of the butterflies” with a butterfly-themed story time and craft.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Sportsology Saturday: Innovative Technologies and Performance Analytics: 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


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.


Very Fairy Princess Day at the Domes: A magical day for little ones to dress up with fairy wings or wizard hats

Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd, Milwaukee

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


World Penguin Day: Learn fascinating facts and interesting adaptations of these intriguing, flightless birds.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

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

$14.25/adults, $11.25/children ages 3-12, Free/children 2 and under, $10.25/seniors 60 and over


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