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Events featuring music, books, art and more this weekend, April 15-17, 2016, in the Milwaukee area.

Friday, April 15

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II: The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will feature the beloved tunes of Looney Tunes. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 8 p.m. $16.50-$100+ mso.org

Explore MKE: Milwaukee writer Adam Carr will talk about his latest book, "Explore MKE: Your Neighborhood, Our City." Boswell Books, 2559 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. (414) 332-1181, boswellbooks.com

Play Date with Art: Drop in and make art, with singing time at 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free for children 12 and younger. (414) 224-3200, mam.org

Preschool Dance Party: Celebrate the Week of the Young Child with a dance party. Martin Luther King Library, 310 W. Locust St., Milwaukee. 10-10:30 a.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Stamp & Scrapbook Expo: Learn about the latest designs, tools, projects and more in the world of scrapbooking. Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $10. scrapbookexpo.com

Saturday, April 16

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II: 8 p.m. See April 15 listing.

Community Play Date: See a performance by the youngest violin, viola and cello students of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, with activities before the performance. Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 9-11:15 a.m. Performance at 10:30 a.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

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. 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. $12.50-$32.50 firststage.org

Ella Enchanted Author: Gail Carson Levine, author of "Ella Enchanted," will give a talk about her book and the the First Stage production based on it. Boswell Books, 2559 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee. 2 p.m. Free. (414) 332-1181, boswellbooks.com

Family Day & Member Appreciation: Children can participate in activities as they explore the process of soda making, and adults can learn about the home brew process and enjoy a brewed beverage. Milwaukee County Historical Society, 910 N. Old World Third St. Milwaukee. 12-4 p.m. $7. Free for members and children 12 and younger. (414) 273-8288, milwaukeehistory.net

Great Whitnall Park Cleanup: Help clean up litter in Whitnall Park. No registration required. Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (414) 425-8550, friendsofwehr.org

Stamp & Scrapbook Expo: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See April 15 listing.

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, April 17

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II: 2:30 p.m. See April 15 listing.

Canoe Outing: Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the marsh, river and wetlands in spring on a guided canoe outing. Pre-register. Participants must bring their own life jacket and canoe or kayak. Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. 1 p.m. Free. (262) 970-6680, waukeshacountyparks.com

Ella Enchanted: 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. See April 1 listing.

Just Between Friends Milwaukee County: Buy or sell gently used children's clothing, shoes, maternity clothes, toys, books, DVDs and more. Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. 8 a.m.-7 p.m. $3. milwaukeecounty.jbfsale.com

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