First week of February will bring more snow! Here are some kid-friendly events and activities happening in the Milwaukee area this week.

Monday, Feb. 1

Black History Bingo: Learn facts about African American history through a fun game of bingo. Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee. 4-5 p.m. (414) 286-3000,

Jali Kunda: Hear West African drumming performed by Keba Diabate and his band, Jali Kunda. Martin Luther King Library, 310 W. Locust St., Milwaukee. 6-6:45 p.m. (414) 286-3000,

Tuesday, Feb. 2

Groundhog Day: Will Wynter see her shadow? Join the ceremony at the zoo's family farm. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m. (414) 256-5412,

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Nature Nook: Join in on this interactive, nature-themed program that includes songs, stories, games and hands-on fun with the Urban Ecology Center. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m. Free with regular museum admission. (414) 390-5437,

Thursday, Feb. 4

Kohl's Thank You Thursday: All visitors receive admission! Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. (414) 278-2702,

Makeshift: This adults-only event features DIY craft projects, demos and instruction in the museum's makerspace. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 6-9 p.m. $10. (414) 390-5437, 

Sledding the Slopes: Enjoy an evening of sledding at Three Bridges Park, with hot chocolate to warm up. Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley, 3700 W. Pierce, Milwaukee. 4-6 p.m. Free. (414) 431-2940,

Friday, Feb. 5

First Friday at MAM: Get free admission at the Milwaukee Art Museum on the first Friday of each month. Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. (414) 224-3200,

Minions: See the movie "Minions" for only $3 at participating Marcus Theatres. Or get free tickets by visiting a participating American Family Insurance agent. Participating Marcus Theatres. 10 a.m. 

Winter Family Camp-In: Camp out and sleep over at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. Enjoy an indoor program followed by a night hike, s'mores and a bedtime story. Pre-register. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., Milwaukee. 6 p.m.-9 a.m. $100/family. (414) 352-2880,

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