Happy June! So many great events are happening this weekend, including E.B. Garner's Annual Fishing Day and the Milwaukee Highland Games.

Thursday, June 2

Downtown Dining Week: Sample some of the city's top steakhouses, bistros and ethnic eateries during this special dining week. Three-course meals are $12.50 for lunch and $25 or $35 for dinner. Runs through June 9. For a list of participating restaurants, visit 

Jazz in the Park: Hear music by Milwaukee Soul. Cathedral Square, 520 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. 5-9 p.m. Free.

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,

MakeShift: Enjoy a fire pit, s'mores and fun fire toys and effects at this adults-only night. Betty Brinn Children's Museum, 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 6-9 p.m. $10/person. (414) 390-5437, 

Friday, June 3

Meijer Free First Friday: 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, 

Saturday, June 4

E.B. Garner's Annual Fishing Day: Learn the art of fishing from water safety to baiting the hook to reeling the fish in. Some equipment is available. Urban Ecology Center Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th, Milwaukee. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. (414) 342-3929,

Family Mystery Dinner:Help Clancy Shrew and his friends investigate the systery of why there are so many mosquitoes at their favorite hang-out spot. Ideal for families with children ages 4-8. Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee. 5-8 p.m. $15/adult, $10/child. $10. (414) 964-8505, 

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse: This production tells the story of Lilly, a young mouse who is ready for anything. Ideal for kids ages 3 to 6. Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 3:30 p.m. $12.50-$32.50.

Milwaukee Highland Games: Enjoy bagpipes, Scottish foods, Highland dancing and athletic events. Hart Park 70th and State streets, Wauwatosa. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. $10/adults; Free for children 12 and younger.

Racine's Rubber Duck Derby: Race a rubber ducky down the Root River to raise money for youth programming in Racine. Enjoy games, food, music and more, too. Island Park, Racine. First race starts at 12:30 p.m. $5/duck. 

Saturdays at Central: Come see the Princess of Magic and marvel and laugh during an interactive magic show. Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. 10:30 a.m. Free. (414) 286-3000,

Spring on Brady: Stroll Brady Street and shop sidewalk sales during the 5th annual Art Walk. Brady Street Business District, Milwaukee. 12-4 p.m. (414) 272-3978, 

Storytime in the Galleries: 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. Free for ages 12 and younger. (414) 224-3200, 

Sunday, June 5

Free Open Climb: Try rock climbing for free on the first Sunday of the month, May through September. Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee. 2-4 p.m. (414) 964-8505,

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse:1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. See June 4 listing.

Repamphibiantile Sunday: Hold a snake. Marvel at salamanders. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Rd., Milwaukee. 12-5 p.m. $8/adult; $5 youth. (414) 352-2880,

West Allis A La Carte: Check out more than 30 food vendors, carnival games, dancers and live music at this kickoff to summer event. West Allis Downtown Greenfield Avenue between 70th and 76th streets. 12-6 p.m.

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