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Thursday

Rhyme Time: Children up to 3 years of age are invited to enjoy a 20-minute session featuring nursery rhymes, stories, songs, finger plays and more at 9:30 or 11 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave . An adult must attend with the child; older siblings are welcome.

'The Boys in the Boat': The Contemporary Book Club of the Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 Chestnut St., will discuss this novel, by Daniel James Brown, at 12:45 p.m. at the center. For information, call (414) 471-8495.

International food and dancing: The Wauwatosa Woman's Club, 1626 N. Wauwatosa Ave., presents an evening of international foods and folk dancing for its members and their guests at 6 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and includes dinner. Costumed folk dancers will perform and offer lessons. For information, call (414) 257-9935.

Prevent teen suicide: The Tosa East PTA and Prevent Suicide Greater Milwaukee are presenting an important free event designed for parents and their middle school and high school students, educators and community members. Ask a Question, Save a Life will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Wauwatosa East High School library. Attendance is limited to 65, so register online at bit.ly/1SsDCfB

Friday

Rhyme Time: Children up to 3 years of age are invited to enjoy a 20-minute session featuring nursery rhymes, stories, songs, finger plays and more at 9:30 or 11 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave . An adult must attend with the child; older siblings are welcome.

Wild Instagram contest: The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is holding an Instagram contest at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, through Feb. 18. Each week will have a theme, and a team of judges will look at the entries to pick a winner every Friday. From Jan. 22 to 28, the theme is North American Animals; upload entries to Instagram using the hashtags #WildWinterMKEZoo #GreatOutdoors. Winners will receive a gift certificate that can be used toward a Zoo Pass, education classes and camps, animal sponsorships and Zoological Society events.

Saturday

Story Time:Barnes & Nobleat Mayfair, 2500 N. Mayfair Road, hosts 'The Wonderful Things You Will Be' children's story time at 11 a.m. on the upper level. This rhyming picture book expresses all the amazing things children can grow up to be. Activities will be offered after the story.

Monday

School information:Our Redeemer Lutheran School, 10025 W. North Ave., is hosting a 3K-5K informational night on at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Please call the school office at (414) 258-4558, if you plan to attend.

'Sound of Musaik' Concert: Wisconsin Lutheran College welcomes Milwaukee Musaik, formerly the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for Arts and Performance, Schwan Concert Hall, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. Tickets cost $25 for general admission and $15 for students and can be purchased online at www.milwaukeemusaik.org/buyticket.Conductor Alexander Mandl will lead soloists from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in a concertante tonal prism ranging from concerti grossi to the richness of romantic Moravian tonal colors.

Open swim: The whole family can go for a swim at Wauwatosa East High School, 7500 Milwaukee Ave., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Admission costs $1 for children 17 and younger and adults 62 and older and $2 for adults. Exact change required. Water wings, inflated tubes, masks and snorkels not allowed. Call the rec department at (414) 773-2900 during office hours for more information and to confirm the schedule.

Beginning Book Arts: The Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 W. Chestnut St., offers a one-day bookmaking workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. The fee is $45 for members and $48 for others and includes all materials. Class size is limited, so call the center at (414) 471-8495 to register.

Wednesday

Open swim: The whole family can go for a swim at Wauwatosa East High School, 7500 Milwaukee Ave., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Admission costs $1 for children 17 and younger and adults 62 and older and $2 for adults. Exact change required. Call the rec department at (414) 773-2900 during office hours for more information and to confirm the schedule.

Zentangles: Members of the Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 W. Chestnut St., are invited to learn Zentangles, the drawing of repetitive patterns as a form of meditation. For information, call the center at (414) 471-8495.

Pianist John Schindler: A teen Merit Scholarship Fellow at the Music Institute of Chicago's Academy, Schindler will perform at Steinway Piano Gallery of Milwaukee, 11550 W. North Ave., from noon to 1 p.m. A $5 donation is suggested.

Backgammon play:The Milwaukee Backgammon Club invites all players, from novice to advanced, to its open play night of heads-up games, multiplayer chouettes, a mini-tournament and beginner lessons at 7 p.m. at Rounding Third Sports Bar & Grill, 6317 W. Bluemound Road. For information, visit mkebackgammon.org or email info@mkebackgammon.org.

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