Anyone still have kids in school? Well, here's a great list of things to do this week, if you need to keep the kids busy.
Monday, June 13
Buddy Pajama Storytime: Join Buddy the Super Reader Dog for a special pajama storytime. Bring a stuffed animal, too, for stories, songs and a craft. Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. 6:30-7:15 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org
Summer Reading Kickoff Party: Enjoy a treat from Culvers and sign up for a reading club. Face painting and T-shirt decorating, too! Ice cream is $3. Hales Corners Library, 5885 S. 116th St., Hales Corners. 1-3 p.m. (414) 529-6150, halescornerslibrary.org
Tuesday, June 14
Chill on the Hill:Hear music by Foreign Goods and Collective Neurosis. Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Tuesdays 6-8:30 p.m.; Opening acts at 6 p.m.; Main acts at 6:30 p.m. bayviewneighborhood.org
KidZ Days at the Center: Free programming for kids on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. KidZ Stage at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. 10 a.m. Free. marcuscenter.org
Wednesday, June 15
Dads and Donuts: Celebrate dad with donuts, coffee and a special storytime. Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee. 6-7 p.m. Free. (414) 286-3000, mpl.org
Thursday, June 16
Friday, June 17
Lakefront Festival of Art:Celebrate art, food, music and family fun. Children’s activities include face painters, jugglers, magicians, live entertainment and one-of-a-kind masterpieces in the Children's Art Tent. On the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. Admission is $17/adult or $10 in advance. Friday: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The event is free for children ages 12 and younger. lfoa.mam.org
Polish Fest:Enjoy the arts, culture, food and tradition of Poland. Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee. Friday and Saturday: 12 p.m. to midnight. Sunday: 12-8 p.m. Admission is $12 at the gate. polishfest.org
For more events and activities, visit metroparentmagazine.com/events.