Happy Saturday! Before the Packers play, check out one of these kid-friendly events in and around Milwaukee.

Saturday, Jan. 16

Book Creation with MPTV: Learn the basics of storytelling with hands-on activities with Milwaukee Public Television. East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. (414) 268-3000,

Holes: Based on the novel by Louis Sachar, follow the story of Stanley Yelnats as he is falsely convicted of a crime and sentenced to Camp Green Lake to dig holes in the First Stage performance. Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. $12.50-$32.50.

Ivy + Bean The Musical: Meet Ivy and Bean, two mischievous second grade heroines who plot their exploits in this lively musical recommended for ages 4 and older. Marquette University's Helfaer Theatre, 525 N. 13th St., Milwaukee. 2:30 p.m. $12. (414) 288-7504,

Trains Floral Show: The popular train show at The Domes opens today. This year's theme is "giant monsters." Runs through March 6. Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd, Milwaukee. $7/adult and $5/child ages 6-17. Kids ages 5 and younger receive free admission.

Waukesha Janboree: Family-friendly activities and events all over Waukesha, including ice sculpting, ice bowling, ice fishing, fireworks and more. (262) 524-3737,

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