Thursday 4/20

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 4/21

“Courtship”: Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Center for Arts and Performance will present this play in the Raabe Theatre, 8800 W. Bluemound Road, at 7:30 p.m. (through April 29). It is the fifth play of the Orphans' Home Cycle. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $6 for students. For information, go to

Saturday 4/22

World Penguin Day: Learn about penguin adaptations, color a paper penguin, design a penguin mask to wear during your visit (and take home) and listen to a talk by a Humboldt penguin keeper at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Paintings made by the zoo’s penguins will be on sale. Regular zoo admission and parking rates apply.

Menomonee River Clean-Up at Hoyt Park: Join Milwaukee Riverkeeper for its annual spring river clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon. Almost 4,000 volunteers will join together across the Milwaukee River Basin to pick up trash. Gloves, trash bags and T-shirts will be provided. The Landing beer garden will be open for volunteers.

Donut Dash 2017: Take part in a family-friendly 5K run/walk benefitting the Wisconsin Riders of the Police Unity Tour and the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial at 9 a.m. at Hart Park, 7201 W. State St. A quarter-mile fun run for kids will be held as well. The cost is $40 for an individual and $125 for a team of four. Participants may eat donuts during the 5K run. A runner earns a time deduction for each donut eaten. For information, visit

Sunday 4/23

Spring Ensembles Concert: Wisconsin Lutheran College's Chamber Ensemble, Flute Choir, Clarinet Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble will perform at 2:30 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall in the Center for Arts and Performance at the college, 88th Street and Bluemound Road. The concert is free.

Milwaukee 53206: St. Matthew’s Church, 1615 Wauwatosa Ave., will host a screening and discussion of the documentary “Milwaukee 53206” from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. (also April 30). The film focuses on Milwaukee’s largely African American 53206 ZIP code, and its high rate of incarceration. For more information about MILWAUKEE 53206 and to view the trailer, visit

Monday 4/24

Martin Luther & The Reformation: Luther Manor’s Faith & Education Center, 4545 N. 92nd St., Wauwatosa, is hosting an educational presentation by Dr. John Mackett at 6:30 p.m. about the reformation and the life of Martin Luther. The event is free but RSVPs are appreciated. Call 414-847-5091.

Tuesday 4/25

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.

Neighborhood Association Council Meeting: The Wauwatosa Neighborhood Association Council spring meeting will be held at First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St., at 6 p.m., and will include a dinner buffet, keynote speaker Jeff Roznowski and break-out sessions. Roznowski is a former alderman and was just inducted as the latest Wauwatosa Distinguished Citizen. Topics for the workshops include building your membership, using MailChimp, greening your neighborhood, and maintaining your neighborhood financials. For more information or to sign up, contact NAC President Robin Luther.

Wednesday 4/26

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

Wellness Wednesday: Join three dynamic feel-good facilitators to discover good things that can support you to be your best from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the second, third and fourth Wednesdays of each month at Unity Church in Milwaukee, 1717 N. 73rd St. The facilitators will present topics related to health and wellness that you can incorporate into your everyday living. These talks will be held in April and May and then there will be a break until September. Attend one session for $5 or all three for $12.50. For information or to prepay, call the church at 414-475-0105.

Backgammon play: The Milwaukee Backgammon Club invites all players, from novice to advanced, to its open play night of heads-up games, multiplayer chouettes, and beginner lessons at 6:30 p.m. at Rounding Third Sports Bar & Grill, 6317 W. Bluemound Road. Arrive any time up to 9 p.m. to be assured at least an hour of play. For information, visit or email

Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversation: Enjoy the music of Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin and enjoy lively commentary about the pieces during this concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Arts and Performance Schwan Concert Hall at Wisconsin Lutheran College, 88th Street and Bluemound Road. Tickets cost $32 to $37, and are available at

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