Hello, March! Here's what's happening this week in and around Milwaukee.

Monday, Feb. 29

Leap Day!

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Tuesday, March 1

Milwaukee County Zoo: Zoo hours change to 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. 

Tuesdays in the Garden: Designed for parents and children from infant to age 3, this program includes outdoor play and art materials. The theme this month is Squirrel World. Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd. Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $10/one adult and one child; $4 for additional children. (414) 446-8794,

Wednesday, March 2

Book of Me: Students can create poetry, essays and artwork about their name, interests, family and neighborhoods. This also has two more sessions on March 9 and 16. Center Street Library, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave. Milwaukee. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, 

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live: Daniel takes the audience on an interactive musical adventure. Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 5:30 p.m. $15.75-$50, 

Thursday, March 3

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

Scout Day at Sports Show: Scouts can learn about the outdoors! Free admission for all scouts in uniform and one leader from 3-7 p.m. Metroparent is the media sponsor for this day! Wisconsin Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis 

Friday, March 4

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 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (414) 224-3200,

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

Kids Night Out: Spend at evening snacking on pizza, making crafts and hanging out with animals! Wisconsin Humane Society, 4500 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 6-9 p.m. $25/child. Pre-register: 

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