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Kids on spring break? Not sure what to do this week? There's lots to do in and around Milwaukee this week.

Monday, March 28

A.W.E. Art Workshop: This drop-in art program is for kids in grades K5-5. Bay View Library 6-7:30 p.m. Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Hip Hop, Poetry & Art: Create artwork inspired by hip hop and spoken word. Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd, Milwaukee. 4-5 p.m. (414) 286-3011, mpl.org

Low Tech Spring Break: Bring a friend or meet new ones while playing board games. Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 12-8 p.m. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Tuesday, March 29

Living Dinosaurs: Meet modern day dinosaurs from the Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab Center. Dinosaur Discover Museum 5608 10th Ave Kenosha 1-4 p.m. Free (262) 653-4450, kenosha.org/wp-dinosaur

Low Tech Spring Break: Puzzles galore! 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Wednesday, March 30

Dino Days: Join in fun of dino activities, including a fossil workshop, dino crafts and fun fact stop. Most of the activities are free with regular museum admission. Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. $17/adult, $12/youth 3-13 and free for 4 and younger. mpm.edu

Low Tech Spring Break: Arts and crafts! 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Megafauna, Mega Fun: Mammoths. Mastodons. Sloths. Learn about the giant creatures that roamed North American during the Ice Age. Kenosha Public Museum 5500 First Ave. Kenosha 1-4 p.m. Free (262) 653-4140, kenoshapublicmuseum.org 
 
Thursday, March 31
 
Dino Days: See March 30 listing.
 
History Comes to Life: Civil War reenactors will set up camp at the Civil War Museum. Learn about cannons, medical care and the lives of soldiers through interactive displays and hands-on activities. Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave Kenosha 1-4 p.m. Free (262) 653-4141 kenosha.org/wp-civilwar
 
Jack and the Bean Stalk: Enjoy this 45-minute performance by the Florentine Opera. Central Library 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee 10-11:15 a.m. Free (414) 286-3000 mpl.org
 

Friday, April 1

April Fools' Day

Visit metroparentmagazine.com/aprilfoolsday for 10 jokes and pranks to keep the kids laughing!

Ella Enchanted: Based on the book by Gail Carson Levine, this musical will take you on a fairy tale adventure. Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. $12.50-$32.50, firststage.org

First Friday at MAM: Get free admission at the Milwaukee Art Museum on the first Friday of each month. No joke! Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (414) 224-3200, mam.org

Free Soccer Clinic: Carthage College Men's Soccer Team is hosting free soccer clinics on April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 for children 11 and younger. Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Dr., Kenosha. 5:30 p.m. Free. (262) 551-6021, carthage.edu

Lauren Conrad: Lauren Conrad is promoting her new book "Lauren Conrad Celebrate" with a ticketed signing event. Boswell Books, 2559 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. (414) 332-1181, boswellbooks.com 

Tripoli Shrine Circus: The circus is in town with clowns, aerialists, animal performers and more. A kid-friendly Circus Pre-Party will take place one hour before the show, with camel and pony rides, face painting and more. UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee. 7:30 p.m. $18-$33. milwaukeecircus.com

For more events and activities, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.

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