14 Monday

Kids Dream Summer Film Series: Smurfs: The Lost Village: Come see kids' movies for only $3! There are also concessions deals!

Participating Marcus Theatres

10 a.m. 


RELATED: Kids Dream Summer Film Series Schedule

Pajama Story Time: Families with young children are invited to join us for pajama story time. If you'd like, come dressed in your coziest PJs and bring a stuffed animal friend. We will have fun sharing stories, songs and rhymes designed to develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.

East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee

6:30 to 7 p.m.


16 Wednesday

Kids Dream Summer Film Series: Smurfs: The Lost Village: See August 14 listing.

Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays: Family Game Time: Challenge friends and family with games from cribbage to checkers to giant tic-tac-toe. Get wonderfully WILD outside with family programs, an introduction to your MPL Express Branch and card registration.

MPL Express at Silver Spring, 5560 N. 64th St., Milwaukee

4 to 7 p.m.


17 Thursday

Irish Fest: There's plenty for kids to do, including traveling throughout the grounds to collect stamps on a Family Passport. There are also parades, a children's area with mini golf, LEGOs and Mr. Potato Heads to play with. And there's even a miniature Leprechaun Village where kids can search for gold!

Henry W. Maier Festival Grounds, 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee


RELATED: A family guide to Milwaukee's summer festivals

Neighborhood Night: Join us for free admission!

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

5 to 8 p.m.


RELATED: Check out the new ways to play at Betty Brinn's Pocket Park!

Squishy Circuits: Make something awesome that lights up! Relive your back-to-school stress with play dough that combines circuits and LED lights.

Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee

4 to 5 p.m.


Zoo a la Carte: "Feast with the Beasts" at the annual event that features food from local restaurants and both local and national bands.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee


18 Friday

Irish Fest: See August 17 listing.

Zoo a la Carte: See August 17 listing.

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