Hello, weekend! Here are our top picks for family fun in and around Milwaukee.
Friday, Jan. 22
Family Cooking Class: Learn to make various non-yeasted quick breads. Pre-register. Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee. 9:30-11 a.m. $18/non-members. urbanecologycenter.org
Musical Storytime: Sing, listen and play rhythm instruments while moving to music with the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music's Major Music for Minors. Village Square Branch, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee. 10:30-11 a.m. Free. (414) 268-3000, mpl.org
Saturday, Jan. 23
Alice in Wonderland, Jr.: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. See Jan. 22 listing.
Family Skate Night: Go roller skating! St. Pius X Roller Rink, 2506 Wauwatosa Ave., Wauwatosa. Beginners skate: 6 p.m. Open skate: 7-9 p.m. $5; Homemade pizza served from 6-8 p.m for $10. (414) 258-9977, stpiusparish.org
Friends of a Feather Flock Together: Celebrate the new exhibit "Dinosaurs Take Flight," with homemade chicken soup and activities for the whole family. Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave., Kenosha. 12-3 p.m. Free. (262) 653-4140, kenosha.org/wp-museum
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. 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. $12.50-$32.50. firststage.org
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
Winterfest for Afternoon Nappers: Kids ages 5 and younger can enjoy a morning of fun, including a craft, hike and public show. Pre-register. Urban Ecology Center at Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. $7 for non-members, urbanecologycenter.org
Winterfest in Washington Park: Celebrate winter with ice skating, sledding, snowshoeing, skiing, a sled dog demonstration and crafts. Warm up with free food and beverages. Urban Ecology Center at Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee. 12-4 p.m. Free. urbanecologycenter.org
Sunday, Jan. 24
Holes: 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. See Jan. 23 listing.
Ivy + Bean The Musical: See Jan. 23 listing.
Winter Carnival: Enjoy horse drawn wagon rides, snowshoeing, live animals, maple surgar demos and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10/adult and $5/child. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., Milwaukee. (414) 352-2880, schlitzaudubon.org
For more events and activities, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.