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Spring officially starts Sunday! Get out and enjoy the changing of the seasons and check out one or more of these events in southeast Wisconsin.

Friday, March 18

Alvin and the Chipmunks: See "Alvin and the Chipmunks" for $3 at participating Marcus Theatres. Or get free tickets by visiting a participating American Family Insurance Agent. 10 a.m. marcustheatres.com 

Just Between Friends of Waukesha: Buy or sell children's clothing, gear, toys and more at this consignment event. Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha. waukeshanorth.jbfsale.com 

Marvel Universe Live!: Join Marvel superheroes as they trek to retrieve the Cosmic Cube. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. $23-$123. uwmilwaukeepantherarena.com

Saturday, March 19

Alvin and the Chipmunks: See March 18 listing. 

Breakfast & Lunch with the Bunny: Enjoy a meal with the Easter Bunny! This celebration includes zoo admission, live music, a gift for each child and either breakfast or lunch. Pre-register. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee. $20 for ages 3 and older. $6 for ages 2 and younger. (414) 256-5412, milwaukeezoo.org

Bunny Train: Take a ride on the East Troy Bunny Train, with Easter-themed activities. East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St. East Troy. 9:30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. $12.50 for ages 3+ and $8 for ages 2 and younger. (262) 642-3263, easttroyrr.org

Easter Egg Hunt + Celebration: Join in the fun with a puppet show, games, a train ride, egg hunt and much more, including an opportunity to meet the Big Bunny. Apple Holler, 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant. 10 a.m. $9. appleholler.com

Elegant Farmer Easter Celebration: This event features the Easter Bunny, 4-H bunnies in costume, baby chicks and guinea pigs for petting. Fun for the whole family! Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St. Mukwonago. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (262) 363-6711, elegantfarmer.com

From Sap to Syrup: Learn about how to harvest sap and turn it into maple syrup. Enjoy pancakes, too! Pre-register. Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $15/adult and $7/kid. (414) 964-8505, urbanecologycenter.org

Gifford Elementary School Carnival: This annual event features games, food, toddler activities, face painting and more. This year's theme is "Under Construction." Gifford Elementary, 8332 Northwestern Ave., Racine. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. rusd.org/gifford

Humane Society Tour: Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Wisconsin Humane Society - Ozaukee Campus. Pre-register. Wisconsin Humane Society - Ozaukee Campus, 630 W. Dekora St., Saukville. 1-1:45 p.m. wihumane.org

Just Between Friends of Waukesha: See March 18 listing.

Maple Sugar Days: Celebrate the spring thaw at this program that includes a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to sugarin' camp, a boil down demo and hands-on activities. Plus, enjoy pancakes and maple syrup! Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin. 1-4 p.m. $6/person; free for children 2 and younger; $3 parking fee. friendsofwehr.org

Maple Sugarin' Festival: Learn how to tap a maple tree, create some crafts, enjoy live music and learn how sap is transformed into maple syrup. Plus, enjoy that syrup on pancakes! Riveredge Nature Center, 4458 County Highway Y Newburg. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $10/adult, $5 for ages 12 and younger. (262) 375-2715, riveredgenaturecenter.org

Marvel Universe Live!: 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. See March 18 listing.

Racine St. Patrick's Day Parade: Join the fun of this annual parade. Downtown Race, starting at Main and 6th streets 12 p.m. racinedowntown.com

Spring Fling Egg Hunt: Hunt for eggs throughout the museum. Discovery World, 2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. 9-10 a.m. members only; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. general public. Included with general admission. (414) 765-9966, discoveryworld.org

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

The Snow: This world premiere play weaves a fantastical Grimmsian tale for families. Ideal for ages 8+. Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 3:30 p.m. $12.50-$32.50. firststage.org

Sunday, March 20

First day of Spring!

Alvin and the Chipmunks: See March 18 listing.

Breakfast & Lunch with the Bunny: See March 19 listing.

Bunny Train: See March 19 listing.

Easter Egg Hunt + Celebration: See March 19 listing.

Elegant Farmer Easter Celebration: See March 19 listing.

Just Between Friends of Waukesha: See March 18 listing.

Maple Sugar Days: See March 19 listing.

Marvel Universe Live!: 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. See March 17 listing. 

Peppa Pig Live: Peppa Pig is coming to Milwaukee! Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 5 p.m. $27-$39.50. pabsttheater.org

Peter and the Wolfgang: Milwaukee's Festival City Symphony will perform Peter and the Wolfgang, a combination of Tchaikovsky and Mozart. Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. Milwaukee. 3 p.m. $14/adult and $8/child. (414) 286-3205, festivalcitysymphony.org

Spring Fling Egg Hunt: See March 19 listing.

The Snow: Last performances! 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. See March 19 listing.

Women in Science: Scientists from a variety of fields will discuss their work and research. Hear stories about how they became scientists and participate in your own hands-on activity. Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave., Kenosha. 1-4 p.m. Free. (262) 653-4140, kenoshapublicmuseum.org

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