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1 Monday

Be a Maker: After-school open making: Green Thumbs!: When someone is called a "green thumb," it means that they are good at growing plants and gardening. We will be gardening -- planting food and flowers, caring for our crops and working on other outdoor projects.

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

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Free with regular admission

bbcmkids.org

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, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Included with Global Kitchen exhibit admission

mpm.edu

2 Tuesday

Be a Maker: After-school open making: Green Thumbs!: See May 1 listing

The Chocolate Celebration: See May 1 listing

3 Wednesday

Be a Maker: After-school open making: Green Thumbs!: See May 1 listing

The Chocolate Celebration: See May 1 listing

Museum Munchkins: Get you and your preschooler excited about science and the world around them through stories, songs and activities using pieces from the museum’s collection.

Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave., Kenosha

9:30 a.m.

museums.kenosha.org

Weekend Wednesdays: Come play Wii U and enjoy this weekend-of-a-Wednesday every first Wednesday of the month! Open to kids 13 and up

East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee

3 to 5 p.m.

mpl.org

4 Thursday

Be a Maker: After-school open making: Green Thumbs!: See May 1 listing

The Chocolate Celebration: See May 1 listing

Kohl’s Thank You Thursday: All visitors receive free general admission on the first Thursday of every month.

Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee

9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

mpm.edu

May the Fourth Origami Yoda Party: Celebrate Star Wars Day at the library by folding characters from the Origami Yoda books!

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

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

mpl.org

Meijer Free First Thursday: Admission is free for individuals and families (excluding groups) on the first Thursday of each month, thanks to Meijer.

Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 North Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

mam.org

Star Wars Trivia: Will you be the next great Jedi or will you fall by the powers of the Dark Side? Find Out! Celebrate May the Fourth Be With You Day by testing your knowledge of all things Star Wars during this family trivia program.

East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee

Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee

4:30 to 4:30 p.m.

mpl.org

5 Friday

Be a Maker: After-school open making: Green Thumbs!: See May 1 listing

The Chocolate Celebration: See May 1 listing

Milwaukee PBS' Family Night: "Splash and Bubbles: One Big Ocean": Pop the popcorn, gather the juice boxes and make a date to relax and watch this kid-friendly movie with the kids about an epic journey across the sea to help a friendly young turtle.

Watch on Milwaukee PBS KIDS Channel 10.3 or Channel 975 on Spectrum

6 to 8 p.m.

milwaukeepbs.org

Spring Gallery Night: The Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association hosts this free event when local merchants host Oconomowoc School District art in the businesses. Enjoy a free carriage ride, a Wisconsin Dells coupon book giveaway, children’s make and takes and free food samples.

Downtown Oconomowoc, E. Wisconsin Ave. & Main Street, 5 to 9 p.m.

oconomowoc-wi.gov/events

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