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19 Friday

Endangered Species Day – SAFE (Saving Animals from Extinction): An endangered animal will “vanish” from its exhibit today, drawing attention to the need to for saving all animals from extinction. Hands-on activities will be featured.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

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

 

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Traveling Beer Garden: Featuring Sprecher craft beer, hard ciders and gourmet sodas. Food concessions also available.

Greenfield Park Pavilion, 2028 S. 124th St., West Allis

Juneau Park, 900 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee

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20 Saturday

First Stage presents: Animal Farm: After revolting against the reign of their negligent human master, the animals of Mr. Jones’ farm create their own ideal society in which all the animals are equal and rules are set by democratic vote.

Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee

3:30, 7 p.m.

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First Stage presents: Junie B. Jones is not a crook: Meet the funniest girl in Room Nine – Junie B. Jones!

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

1, 3:30, 7 p.m.

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LEGOs: Bricks & a Book: Builds by LEGO lovers will be inspired by a theme and accompanying book each month. Bring your imagination and creativity, we’ll bring the book and bricks. Children and families are welcome!

Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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Milwaukee Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival: Food Truck Festivals of America is coming to Wisconsin for the first time, featuring over 25 of Wisconsin’s most popular food trucks.

Waukesha County Expo Center Parking Lot, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha

12 to 6 p.m.

$5/online purchase, $10/at the gate, Free/children under 12

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Party for the Planet: Interactive activities will reveal what each of us can do to save our planet for the future.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

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

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Play and Learn: Maybe Something Beautiful: Join us for stories and songs about how you can make your neighborhood a beautiful place to live.

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

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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Saturday Afternoons at Central for ‘Tweens: AWE: Each visit begins with a teaching artist reading aloud a story or two and then discussing the book or illustrator. Participants will then work on imaginative art activities related to the book or artistic theme for the day. Families can come and make art together!

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

2 to 3:30 p.m.

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STEMke: Bring the whole family to be part of the first-ever STEMke Career Day hosted by the City of Milwaukee! Working employees from many different departments, such as the Department of Public Works, Forestry, Health, Sanitation, Water Works, Fire and Police and the Public Library will be available to answer your questions and talk with you about what it’s like to work for the City of Milwaukee.

Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Saturdays at Central: Full Steam Ahead – Library Beans: There is lots to learn about beans. Let’s put our thinking caps on and see what beans have to offer.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 a.m.

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Story Time in the Galleries: Come hear a story that relates to a work of art in the museum, and then make a drawing inspired by what you have seen and heard.

Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 North Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

Free with admission

10:30 a.m.

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Train Extravaganza Weekend: All makes of model trains on display throughout the Kenosha Public Museum and Civil War Museum at this FREE event

Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave., Kenosha

Civil War Museum, 5400 First Ave., Kenosha

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Traveling Beer Garden: Greenfield Park and Juneau Park: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

See May 19 listing.

21 Sunday

First Stage presents: Animal Farm: 3:30 p.m.

See May 20 listing.

First Stage presents: Junie B. Jones is not a crook: 1, 3:30 p.m.

See May 20 listing.

Party for the Planet: See May 20 listing.

Traveling Beer Garden: Greenfield Park and Juneau Park: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

See May 19 listing.

Train Extravaganza Weekend: 12 to 4 p.m.

See May 20 listing.

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