3 Friday

Curiosity Club: This is Huge! Mammoths at the Kenosha Public Museum: Students grades 5-8 will discover the coolest parts of all three Kenosha Museums, using hands-on artifact investigation, detective activities and exhibit explorations.

Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave., Kenosha



Disney Enchanted Tales: Marcus Theatres throughout Southeast Wisconsin will be presenting different Disney movies throughout February. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays – showtimes vary by location.




First Stage presents: Welcome to Bronzeville: The Wisconsin Cycle, First Stage's new play development initiative honoring the local history and heritage of Wisconsin, presents this play set in 1957 about a young African American man struggling to find his place in his home and community. This play is suggested for families with young people ages 8 and up.

Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $15.



4 Saturday

Disney Enchanted Tales: “Frozen”

See February 3 listing for details.

Family Free Day: All visitors receive free zoo admission (parking fee remains in effect) compliments of North Shore Bank.

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


First Stage presents: Lovabye Dragon: Based on the “Dragon and Girl” books by Barbara Joosse, this First Steps production is designed for families with young children (ages 3-7).

Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee

11 a.m., 1 p.m, 3:30 p.m.

$14/ticket, 414-267-2961 firststage.org

First Stage presents: Welcome to Bronzeville: 3:30, 7 p.m.

See February 3 listing for details.

Groundhog Day Chili Cook-Off: Don’t hibernate this winter! Join other chili enthusiasts for the Friends of Wehr Fourth Annual Groundhog Day Chili Cook-off. Be a chili contestant or simply come taste and enjoy a variety of chili and vote for your favorite. All funds raised by this event will support Wehr’s programs and facilities.

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin

6 to 8 p.m.

$25/person, includes one beverage of your choice. Reservations guarantee a seat. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows.


Play & Learn at Washington Park: Down on the Ground: What do you see creeping and crawling along the ground? Maybe it’s a friendly rabbit or our favorite mouse and cat! Sing, play, explore and dance together.

Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Pokemon Club: Bring your Nintendo DS to battle other Pokemon trainers, or bring your favorite Pokemon TCG deck to get some games in.

Waukesha Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha

3 to 4 p.m.


Saturday Afternoons at Central for ‘Tweens at Central: Paper Engineering: Can you build the tallest tower using just paper and tape? Join us and challenge yourself to take paper to new heights!

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

2 to 3 p.m.


Saturdays at Central: Milwaukee Youth Theater presents Harriet the Spy: Free preview performance. Harriet spends a lot of time spying on her friends, neighbors, and classmates, and writes down her observations in her private notebook. What will happen when her classmates find and read her notebook?

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Science Saturday!: Slime! Silly Putty! Baking soda and vinegar volcanoes! This month at Science Saturday we are having lots of fun with chemistry. Drop in to discover more about acids and bases, physical vs. chemical changes, and long-chain molecules! Great for families with kids age 4 and up.

Pewaukee Public Library, 210 Main Street, Pewaukee

1 to 3 p.m.


Story Time in the Galleries: Come hear a story that relates to a work of art in the Museum, and then make a drawing inspired by what you have seen and heard.

Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

10:30 a.m.

Free with Museum admission


Winter Wildlife on Snowshoes: Winter is a great time to get out and explore the environment, and snowshoes are a fun way to do it. Join a Retzer Naturalist as you trek the trails in the silent world of winter on snowshoes. The program will emphasize wildlife tracks and signs and recreational snowshoeing as you connect to your winter surroundings.

Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha

9 to 11 a.m, 1 to 3 p.m.

$5, Register by Friday prior to program date.


Yeti Dash 2017: Southeastern Wisconsin’s premier snowshoe event! Registration, check in and showshoes available in the Kelly Senior Center, Pre-registration recommended

Warnimont Park, 6100 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy

5K begins at 9:15 a.m., 3K begins at 9:30 a.m.

Entry fee: $20 up to February 1st, $25 from February 2nd on, $5 for youth 15 and under


5 Sunday

Disney Enchanted Tales: “Frozen”

See February 3 listing for details.

First Stage presents: Lovabye Dragon: 11 a.m., 1 p.m.

See February 4 listing for details.

First Stage presents: Welcome to Bronzeville: 1 p.m. (ASL interpreted performance)

See February 3 listing for details.

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