Thursday 9/29

Zoo Brew: The Zoological Society of Milwaukee presents an opportunity to drink a cold one next to an exotic animal. The event is the seventh annual beer tasting fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road. Enjoy beer and food samples in various locations around the zoo. Go to to register. All proceeds benefit the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s 2016-17 Annual Appeal.

Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Dean Richard will perform danceable blues-­rock and classic soul music from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd.

“Ex Vivo,” The Art of Nathan Greiner: The Wisconsin Lutheran College Schlueter Art Gallery, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave., is showing Nathan Greiner’s “Ex Vivo.” His art is a combination of sculpture with installation aspects and photos, dealing with religious themes, referencing mortality and the body.

Friday 9/30

Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Milwaukee singer­-songwriter Ethan Keller will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd.

Your Amazing Eyes: Children can learn about the sense of sight, the eyes and how they work, and wearing glasses or an eye patch during this story time from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.

Meet the author event: Author and illustrator duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin, the pair behind “Click, Clack, Surprise” will be at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave., from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Bring the kids to enjoy this program. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Saturday 10/1

Job search presentation: National career search expert Chris Czarnik will be giving a free presentation called "Take Control of Your Job Search" at 10 a.m. in the Firefly Room at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Seating is limited. The first 75 attendees can register online at After online registration is closed, an additional 25 attendees can register at the door.

Annual Milwaukee NF Walk: The event at Hoyt Park, 1800 North Swan Blvd., will include children’s activities, food, fellowship and fun. NF Walks are organized by local volunteers to raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending neurofibromatosis (NF) through research. Registration and check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. To register visit

Music at The Landing at Hoyt: The Lounge Lizards will perform favorites and originals from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd.

Tosa Farmers Market: Shop produce and more from more than 40 vendors during this open-air market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 15 in the Village of Wauwatosa at 7720 Harwood Ave.

Monday 10/3

Woman’s club hosts Milwaukee author: The Suburban Woman’s Club of Wauwatosa presents author Barbara Ali at 12:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Memorial Civic Center, 7725 W. North Ave. Milwaukeean Ali is an avid photographer, world traveler, adventurer, mom and author of “The Milwaukee Bucket List: 101 Real Milwaukee Adventures” and “101 Things to Do in Milwaukee Parks” among others. The afternoon begins with refreshments at 12:30 p.m., a brief SWCW meeting at 1 p.m. followed by the program at 1:30 p.m. To make your reservation or for information regarding club activities, call President Nancy Schrap at 414-771-6472.

Tuesday 10/4

Rhyme Time: Children up to 3 years of age are invited to enjoy a session featuring nursery rhymes, stories, songs, finger plays and more at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. An adult must attend with the child; older siblings are welcome.

Card game: The Wauwatosa Senior Club meets every Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to play cards at the Wauwatosa Civic Center, 7725 W. North Ave. The club is open to all area residents 50 or older and is sponsored by the Wauwatosa School District Recreation Department. For information, call 414­-479­-8900, ext. 5789.

Forget Me Not: An Adult Health Speaker Series: The Wauwatosa Health Department is sponsoring a speaker series that focuses on meeting the needs of families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease. All programs run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Programs are as follows: Oct. 4: ­ “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the latest Research,” Oct. 11: ­ “Effective Communication Strategies” and Oct. 18: ­ “Understanding and Responding to Dementia–Related Behavior.” Programs are free. For information, visit

Meet Olympic Gymnast Alex Naddour: This bronze medal winner will be signing autographs in the food court at Mayfair Mall, 2500 N. Mayfair Road, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. He also will take part in a short question-­and­-answer session. Bring an item of your own to be signed; autographs will not be given on clothing that is being worn. Only one item per person. Pictures are allowed but no individual/posed pictures will be possible due to time constraints.

Wednesday 10/5

Rhyme Time: Children up to 3 years of age are invited to enjoy a session featuring nursery rhymes, stories, songs, finger plays and more at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. An adult must attend with the child; older siblings are welcome.

Backgammon tournament: The Milwaukee Backgammon Club hosts a tournament at 6:30 p.m. at Rounding Third Sports Bar & Grill, 6317 W. Bluemound Road. The tournament format includes a main flight and a consolation flight, guaranteeing at least two 5-point matches for everyone who enters. Entry fee is $6, with $5 returned in prize money and $1 retained for club expenses. For information, email or visit

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