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17 Monday

A.W.E. Art Truck Studio: Artists will collaborate closely with youth participants to create a number of imaginative take-home projects ranging from sculpture to painting to mixed-media collage and beyond.

Franklin Square Park, 2643 N. 14th St.

Modrzejewski, 1020 W. Cleveland

Mitchell Park, 22nd and Pierce

Columbia Playground, 1354 W. Columbia

12 to 3 p.m.

Check out our AWE directory for more details.

Drive-in Double Feature: Make a cardboard box car to sit in and enjoy short movies based on beloved picture books.
Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee
6 to 7 p.m.
mpl.org

Kids Dream Summer Film Series: Trolls: Take the kids to see previously-released family movies for just $3 per person, with concessions deals as well.
Participating Marcus Theatres
10 a.m.
marcustheatres.com

Check out our Kids Dream article for more details.

Korean Drumming: Students will use their hands and special sticks to learn about traditional Korean drumming.
Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee
2 p.m.

mpl.org

Little Wonders: Froggy Fun: Two-year-olds and their caregivers will learn frog talk, hop like frogs and read a froggy story. Children will meet some live amphibians and create a frog costume.
Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin
9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$12/child, $10/Milwaukee County resident, $7/Friends of Wehr member, registration required
friendsofwehr.org

Library Laughs: Enjoy jokes, riddles and lots of fun. Watch books come alive through readers’ theatre.
Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee
2 p.m.
mpl.org

18 Tuesday

A.W.E. Art Truck Studio: See July 17 listing.

Book Jacket Bingo: Play Bingo based on contemporary children's literature.
East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee
2 pm.

mpl.org

Fox and Branch: Kick up your heels to the fiddlin' good music.
Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee
2 p.m.

mpl.org

Korean Drumming: See July 17 listing for description.
Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee
12:30, 1:45 p.m.

R.E.T.C. Reptile Education: Experience the beauty and wonder of the reptile world. Feel for yourself that reptiles (including snakes) are not the evil, slimy creatures many think they are. All animals are tame and have been ambassadors for at least two years.
Martin Luther King Library, 310 W. Locust St., Milwaukee
2 p.m.

mpl.org


19 Wednesday


A.W.E. Art Truck Studio: See July 17 listing.

Beach Party! Play beach games and make beach crafts at our summertime beach party!
Mill Road Library, 6431 N. 76th St., Milwaukee
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
mpl.org

Family Dance Party: Move and groove to some silly songs and play a few musical games at this dance party designed for children and families.
East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee
6 to 7 p.m.
mpl.org

Fox and Branch: See July 18 listing for description.
Capitol Library, 3969 N. 74th St., Milwaukee
12:30, 1:45 p.m.

Kaytales: Kay Elmsley-Weeden blends Spanish and English in the funny and amazing stories she tells, with help from the audience to complete the tale!
Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee
2 p.m.
mpl.org

Kids Dream Summer Film Series: Trolls
See July 17 listing.

Korean Drumming: See July 17 listing for description.
Forest Home Library, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee
2 p.m.

Ms. Kim’s Amazing Animals: Interact with live animals from small mammals to reptiles!
Center Street Library, 2727 W. Fond Du Lac Ave., Milwaukee
12:30, 1:45 p.m.
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Sunset Zoofari: Enjoy popular live bands on the zoo's Flamingo Patio and see the animals at night!

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee

6 to 9 p.m.

milwaukeezoo.org

Washington Park Wednesdays: Water, Water Everywhere: Clean water exhibits, kids activities, happy hour and more!
Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee
5 to 8:30 p.m.
washingtonparkneighbors.com

 

Waukesha County Fair: The oldest fair in Wisconsin has tons of family fun, including a family fun stage, a kids tent, games, rides, animals and food.

Waukesha County Expo Grounds and buildings, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha

12 noon to 10 p.m.

waukeshacountyfair.com

More: A family guide to Milwaukee's summer festivals in 2017

 


20 Thursday


A.W.E. Art Truck Studio: See July 17 listing.

Family Dance Party: See July 19 listing for description.
Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
mpl.org

Fox and Branch: See July 18 listing for description.
Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
2 p.m.

Midsummer Crafternoon: See what you can create with a selection of craft materials provided by MKE Mixers. Make a gift or something just for you!
Center Street Library, 2727 W. Fond Du Lac Ave., Milwaukee
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
mpl.org

Ms. Kim’s Amazing Animals: See July 19 listing for description.
Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee
2 p.m.

 

Neighborhood Night: Join us for free admission, courtesy of our sponsors.
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
5 to 8 p.m.
bbcmkids.org

R.E.T.C. Reptile Education: See July 18 listing for description.
Mill Road Library, 6431 N. 76th St., Milwaukee
2 p.m.

Waukesha County Fair: 10 a.m. to 12 midnight

See July 19 listing for details.

 

21 Friday


A.W.E. Art Truck Studio: See July 17 listing.

 

Festa Italiana: Kids activities include games, Home Depot kids workshops, carnival rides, a pizza-making contest, a LEGO tent and bocce ball. There's also a children's stage featuring dance groups, magicians, jugglers and ventriloquists.

Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee

3 p.m. to 12 midnight

festaitaliana.com

Waukesha County Fair: 10 a.m. to 12 midnight

See July 19 listing for details.


 

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