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Thursday 3/9

Parochial School Art Show: Student artwork from Wauwatosa parochial schools will be on display through March 26 at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.

Family Storytime: The whole family can participate in stories, songs and movement during this session from 6:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Just drop by.

Friday 3/10

Children’s Clothing and Toy Resale: Gently used children’s clothing, accessories, baby furniture and equipment, sports gear, toys, books and more will be on sale at Eisenhower Elementary School, 11600 W. Center St., from 6 to 9 p.m. (also 9 a.m. to noon Saturday). Children will not be allowed inside the sale for safety reasons. Proceeds will supplement the cost of field trips and other school events.

Saturday 3/11

Behind the Scenes at the Zoo: Areas not normally open to the public will be available for visitors to tour between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (and again from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday) at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road. Admission costs $11.75 for adults, $8.75 for kids ages 3 to 12, and $10.25 for adults age 60 and older. Parking costs $12. Milwaukee County residents with an ID receive $1.75 off regular admission.

Future of the County Grounds: Grassroots Tosa will host a public forum on the future of the County Grounds at 10:30 a.m. at Whitman Middle School, 11100 Center Street. Independent journalist and Wauwatosa resident Jim Price will lead off, explaining the impact on the community and environment of the city's proposed master plan for the Northeast Quadrant of the County Grounds and surrounding areas stretching from Mayfair Road to Wauwatosa Village. Joining him on the panel will be Dianne Dagelen, Great Waters Group/Sierra Club; Cheryl Nenn, Milwaukee Riverkeeper; Nancy Welch, Wauwatosa Common Council member; and Barb Agnew, Friends of the Monarch Trail.

Blarney Run: The 2017 Blarney Run/Walk will be held at the Friends of Hoyt Park and Pool Grand Hall, 1800 N. Swan Blvd., at 10 a.m. The course includes a 3.1-mile (5K) run or 2-mile walk. The 200-yard “Twinkle Trot” is for ages 10 and younger. The registration fee includes a shirt. To register, go to http://bit.ly/2lU02gb.

Sunday 3/12

Family Day in the Village: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a family-friendly event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the CelticMKE Center, 1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave. Enjoy crafts for kids, entertainment, live music from Tallymoore, an appearance by Milwaukee Irish Fest mascots Paddy and Molly McFest, Irish dancing, family activities and tours of the Ward Irish Music Archives, which is located upstairs. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission is $8 per family and supports CelticMKE's year-round initiatives to bring Irish culture to life in our community. Parking is available in the St. Bernard Parish Lot next door, on the streets and behind our building. For information, send an email to info@celticmke.com or call 414-476-3378.

Pancake Breakfast: Irish dancers and raffles will be part of the annual St. Patrick’s Day pancake breakfast at St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 800 Glenview Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast will include all-you-can eat pancakes, along with sausage, applesauce, doughnut holes, orange juice, milk and coffee. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $4 for children and will be sold at the door. The event is sponsored by the Women of St. Jude. It is open to the public.

Monday 3/13

Yo Mama! Story Time: Preschool-aged children can enjoy stories, music, crafts and a small frozen yogurt for $5 per child from 11 a.m. to noon at Yo Mama!, 1349 N. Wauwatosa Ave. For information, call 414-988-5365 or visit www.yomamagoodness.com.

Tuesday 3/14

Story Time: Children 3 to 6 years of age can discover stories, prereading skills, songs, movement and crafts at 1:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.

Wednesday 3/15

Story Time: Children 3 to 6 years of age can discover stories, prereading skills, songs, movement and crafts at 9:30 or 11 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.

Piano performances: Former dueling pianist Ted Oliver will perform a Sandwich and a Steinway concert at noon at Steinway Piano Gallery, 11550 W. North Ave. The suggested donation is $5. An evening performance will feature Kathryn Lounsbery at 7 p.m. Admission is free to this performance, but seating is limited so reserve a seat by calling the store at 414-727-5995 or sending an email to info@steinwayofmilwaukee.com.

Backgammon tourney: The Milwaukee Backgammon Club will host a tournament at 6:30 p.m. at Rounding Third Sports Bar & Grill, 6317 W. Bluemound Road. The tournament includes a Main Flight and a Consolation Flight — guaranteeing at least two 5-point matches for everyone who enters — plus an optional side pool. The entry fee is $6. Of that, $1 pays club expenses and the remainder goes toward prize money.  For more information, email info@mkebackgammon.org or visit mkebackgammon.org.

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