Here's hoping this weekend will be just as beautiful as last weekend! Check out one or more of these events happening April 22-24 in and around Milwaukee.
Friday, April 22
Happy Earth Day!
Visit metroparentmagazine.com/earthday for a list of Earth Day activities in the Milwaukee area.
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. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Free admission. 50 percent off. milwaukeecounty.jbfsale.com
Saturday, April 23
Earthday Workday: Spend the morning working with naturalists to improve the shoreline and wetlands at Schlitz Audubon. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. (414) 352-2880, schlitzaudubon.org
Earth Week Finale: Participate in several free events, including bird watching, planetarium shows, activities, games, papermaking and more. Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. 5 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. (262) 970-6680, waukeshacountyparks.com
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
German Beer Day: Today marks 500 years since the Duke of Bavaria proclaimed that a drink can only be called beer if it is made from water, barley and hops. It's also the opening of the 2016 Beer Garden Season. Estabrook Beer Garden, 4610 Estabrook Parkway Milwaukee. 12-4 p.m. estabrookbeergarden.com
Just Between Friends Milwaukee County: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. 50 percent off. See April 22 listing.
Milwaukee Children's Choir: The Prelude Choir, the youngest voices in the Milwaukee Children's Choir, will sing a variety of children's choral music and traditional folk songs. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. (414) 390-5437, bbcmkids.org
re:Craft and Relic: Join thousands of Etsy-loving, Pinterest-obsessed and DIY enthusiasts shopping for everything from Shabby Chic, European antiques, salvaged items, vintage and antique furniture, architectural salvage, vintage-inspired jewelry, re-purposed and up-cycled treasures and more. Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Rd., Franklin. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $7 (414) 375-2024, recraftandrelic.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, April 24
Ella Enchanted: 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. See April 23 listing.
re:Craft and Relic: See April 23 listing.
West Allis Earth Day Event: This free, family-friendly event features a Re-Creation Station Kid's area, with sidewalk chalks, bubbles, face painting and a balloon artist. Get your bike tuned-up, learn about rain barrels and more. West Allis City Hall Art Gallery, 7525 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. westalliswi.gov
For more events and activities, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.