Some of the most fun parts of childhood are celebrations, and the most memorable celebrations are, well, eclectic! Check out these fun celebrations this week, and make some memories with the kids!

1. The Chocolate Celebration: Indulging in chocolate can be a symbolic experience, and many times it is eaten during rituals and celebrations. Learn about local and global cultural traditions throughout history and today that involve chocolate.

Milwaukee Public Museum Global Kitchen exhibit, second floor, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee

Friday, April 28, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Free with Global Kitchen admission


2. Family Frog Frolics: Hop over to Wehr and celebrate spring with the frogs. We will meet some Wisconsin amphibians up close and then stroll out to the ponds of Wehr to listen for the sweet spring sound of frogs chorusing.

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin

Friday, April 28, 7 to 9 p.m.

Pre-registration required, $12/person, $10/Milwaukee County resident, $7/Friends of Wehr members


3. First Stage presents: Junie B. Jones is not a crook: Meet the funniest girl in Room Nine – Junie B. Jones! Find out how Junie B. perseveres through her kindergarten conundrums and learns that honesty is the best policy. Suggested for families with young people ages 5-9+

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

Friday, April 28, 7 p.m.


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