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Sun in the forecast for today, Saturday, April 23! Explore Milwaukee and check out one of these events.

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

World Penguin Day: Celebrate all things penguin! Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free with regular admission. (414) 771-3040, milwaukeezoo.org.

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

 
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