Several outdoor options this week for family fun in the Milwaukee area.
Monday, Feb. 15
Family Cooking Class: Learn to put a healthy spin on sweets. Bring your own container to take the goodies home. Pre-register. Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee. 9:30-11 a.m. $34/family (414) 964-8505, urbanecologycenter.org
Tuesday, Feb. 16
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, urbanecologycenter.org
Wednesday, Feb. 17
A History of Jazz in America: Celebrate Black History Month with jazz enthusiast Carol V. Johnson and the music of jazz instrumentalists and singers. Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee. 5:30 p.m. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org
Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe: All skill levels are welcome to this night skiing and snowshoeing event. Urban Ecology Center Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee. 7-9 p.m. $9/adult and $7/child. urbanecologycenter.org
Maybe a baby?: Learn what you can do now to get healthy and feel prepared both physically and emotionally. Wheaton Franciscan Elmbrook Memorial Campus, 19333 W. North Ave., Brookfield. 5-6 p.m. Free. (888) 9-WHEATON mywheaton.org/elmbrook-memorial
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Rhythms of the African Diaspora: Learn how the music of Africa has influenced cultures all over the world in this hands-on drumming workshop. Instruments will be provided. Capitol Library, 3969 N. 74th St., Milwaukee. 6-7 p.m. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org
Thursday, Feb. 18
Friday, Feb. 19
Hotel Transylvania 2: See the movie "Hotel Transylvania 2" 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. marcustheatres.com
For more events and activities, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.