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Plan your week with help from our Week Ahead guide!

Monday, May 2

Kids Managing Anger:This parent/child classes will help parents learn to deal with their child's anger while kids learn tools to curb their anger. Parents Place, 1570 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. 5:30-7 p.m. (262) 549-5575, parentsplacewi.org 

Mommy & Me Swim: Bring the little ones in for a swim! Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd., Pewaukee. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $6.50/person. Children ages 2 and younger swim for free. (262) 547-0201, countryspringshotel.com

Tuesday, May 3

Effects of Video Games: Learn the facts on how video games can hurt and help your children. Parents Place, 1570 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. 5:30-7 p.m. (262) 549-5575, parentsplacewi.org

Tuesdays in the Garden: Naturalist Naomi Cobb offers a program for little ones and their parents or caregivers. Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m. $10/one adult and one child. Additional children are $4. (414) 446-8764, lyndensculpturegarden.org 

Wednesday, May 4

Star Wars Day: May the fourth be with you!

Lunch and Learn: Enjoy a free lunch and learn tips for getting your child to read more. Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 12:15-1 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Thursday,  May 5 

Cinco de Mayo 

Captain America Celebration: Meet Matt Forbeck, author of Marvel's 'Captain America: The Ultimate Guide to The First Avenger' and take part in a book signing, trivia contest and activities. Sponsored by Boswell Book Company. Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. 4:30 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Make your own pinata just in time to celebrate Mexican Heritage. Forest Home Library, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave. Milwaukee. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org

Kohl's Thank You Thursday: Enjoy free admission on the first Thursday of every month. Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. (414) 278-2728, mpm.edu 

Friday, May 6

First Friday at MAM:Get free admission at the Milwaukee Art Museum on the first Friday of each month. Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (414) 224-3200, mam.org

Friday Morning Bird Hike: Join naturalists to explore bird habitats and welcome back our feathered friends. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair. Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. 7-8:30 a.m. $2 (262) 548-7801,  waukeshacountyparks.com

Streets of Old Milwaukee Alive!: Stroll the streets of early 20th century Milwaukee as interpreters dressed in period clothes share about what people wore, what they did for work and what they did for fun. Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free with regular museum admission. (414) 278-2728, mpm.edu

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

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