There are some great free events this first weekend in March check out, including a Dr. Seuss celebration at the Central Library and free admission at the Milwaukee County Zoo.
Friday, March 4
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: email@example.com, wihumane.org
Saturday, March 5
Dr. Seuss: Celebrate all things Seuss with Browser the Library Lion, face painting, cookie decoration, live turtles, crafts, storytelling and live performances by Chris Fascione and Jeanie B. Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org
Family Free Day at the Zoo: Admission is free. Regular parking, rental and concession rates still apply. Next Family Free Day is in October. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee. (414) 256-5412, milwaukeezoo.org
Father-Daughter Dance: A memorable evening of desserts and dancing. Pre-register. Daniel M. Sorel JCC Community Hall, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Whitefish Bay. 7-8:30 p.m. $36/family. (414) 967-8229, jccmilwaukee.org
Home: See March 4 listing.
Just A Little Critter: Designed for kids ages 3-6, this musical is based on Mercer Mayer's popular character, Little Critter. Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. $14. firststage.org
Maker Market: Local makers will showcase their products. Discovery World 2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Market is free, but general admission applies for visiting the rest of the museum. makermarketmke.com
Storytime in the Galleries: Come hear a story that relates to a work of art in the museum and then make a drawing. Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m. (414) 224-3200, mam.org
Sunday, March 6
Caring Bunny at Southridge Mall: This event offers families with special needs children to meet the Easter Bunny with a subdued environment. 9-10:30 a.m. Southridge Mall, 5300 S. 76th St., Glendale. (954-) 446-0813, southridgemall.eventbrite.com.
Creative Mapping Scavenger Hunt: Search for clues and learn navigation and map drawing skills in this scavenger hunt for families. Pre-register. Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. $25/family. (414) 964-8505, urbanecologycetner.org
Home: See March 4 listing.
Just A Little Critter: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. See March 5 listing.
Repamphibiantile Sunday: Learn about and see snakes, turtles and frogs. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., Milwaukee. 6-9 p.m. $5/youth and $8/adult. (414) 352-2880, schlitzaudubon.org
The Snow: 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. See March 5 listing.
For more events and activities in the Milwaukee area, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.