Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Sigmund Snopek will perform on flute, oboe, saxophone and various horns, in addition to singing and playing keyboard, from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Kids can bring a stuffed animal for story time at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave., from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The animals are welcome to spend the night. Pick them up the next day and you will get pictures of the fun they had while away from home.
Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Milwaukee musician Erik Haakon Thorne will perform a blend of rock, blues and reggae from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd.
Wauwatosa West Class of 1976 Reunion: Members of the Wauwatosa West High School Class of 1976 are celebrating their 40th reunion with the homecoming football game at 7 p.m. (Register at the booth from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.) Reunion participants get in free; concession items will be provided. The game is at the school’s football field, 11499 W. Center St.
“On Rising” opening reception: View Leah Schreiber Johnson’s artwork “First Friday” from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gallery 2622, 2622 N. Wauwatosa Ave.
Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Heather Jean Maywood will perform a mix of contemporary country and acoustic pop 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.
Family Free Day at the Zoo: Bring your family and friends to the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, between 9 and 4:30 p.m. and get in free. Parking and concession fees still apply.
Wauwatosa West Class of ‘76 Reunion: Participants in the reunion can tour Wauwatosa West High School, 11499 W. Center St., from 10 to 11 a.m. A buffet dinner and social will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 449, 3245 N. 124th St. The cost is $19.76 per person. Happy hour is from 5 to 6:45 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. For information, visit facebook.com/groups/730704327044536.
Packers vs. Giants: The game will be shown on a 10-foot projection screen and 60-inch LED televisions in the Grand Hall at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd., from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The beer garden will be open.
Understanding Islam: First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St., will present a panel discussion on “Understanding Islam: Its History, Beliefs and Practices” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This is open to the public. The panel will be led by Ahmed Quereshi, president of the Islamic Society and Secretary and Executive Committee Member of Milwaukee’s Interfaith Conference. There will be a reception in the church’s Friendship Lounge immediately following the presentation. There is no charge for attending. For information, visit firstchurchtosa.org .
Story Time: Children 3 to 6 years of age can discover stories, pre-reading skills, songs, movement and crafts at 1:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.
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. 11: “Effective Communication Strategies,” and Oct. 18: “Understanding and Responding to Dementia–Related Behavior.” Programs are free. For information, visit wauwatosa.net/health.
Story Time: Children 3 to 6 years of age can discover stories, pre-reading skills, songs, movement and crafts at 9:30 or 11 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.
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 mkebackgammon.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.