1. The theme for activities in the Betty Brinn Children's Museum Be a Maker space this month is "green thumbs." Here's why!

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

Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5: 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Free with regular admission


2. Thursday is May 4th -- otherwise known as Star Wars Day (May the fourth be with you!)

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.


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.


3. End your week with a cozy night-in, courtesy of PBS KIDS!

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.


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