Last week of April! Check out these events and activities in and around Milwaukee this week.

Monday, April 25

Adoption through Foster Care: Learn about the fostering to adoption program at Children's Hospital. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 120, Milwaukee. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. (414) 543-4396,

Tuesday, April 26

Waldorf Joy of Learning Playgroup: Experience the warmth of the Waldorf environment during four weeks of activities with the teacher. For ages 2 to 4, with an adult. Runs through May 14, with additional sessions on Fridays beginning this week. Tamarack Waldorf School, 1150 E. Brady St., Milwaukee. 9-11 a.m. $64. (414) 227-0009,

Wednesday, April 27

Children's Day/Book Day: Children's Day/Book Day is on April 20, celebrating children, books and the love of reading. Enjoy activities, free book prizes and more. Forest Home Library, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee. 6 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000,

Thursday, April 28

Poetry for Families: Create poems together using words from magazines. Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee. 4-5 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000,

Friday, April 29

Family Frog Frolics: Celebrate frogs and meet some Wisconsin amphibians up close. Take a stroll out to Wehr's Ephemeral Pond to listen for the singing of frogs. Pre-register. Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin. 7-9 p.m. $5-$10. (414) 425-8550,

Zootastic: The zoo is staying open late for a family-friendly fundraiser. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee. 5-9 p.m. $30/adults, $20/children ages 12 and younger, $80/family of 4. (414) 771-3040,

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