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Thursday

'Peace Like Milwaukee's Rivers':Photographer, writer, educator and urban wilderness expert Eddee Daniel will lead this free program, part of the Wauwatosa All-City Read, at 1:30 p.m. at the Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 W. Chestnut St. Reserve a spot at TosaAllCityRead.com/events.

Lake Cottage Duo Recital: Sheri Mattson will perform oboe and Juanita Becker piano during this recital at 7:30 p.m. at the Schwan Concert Hallin the Center for Arts and Performance at Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. The concert is free and open to all. Call the event hotline at (414) 438764 for the latest information about performances at the college.

Friday

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 each Friday. From Feb. 5 to 11, the theme is primates; upload entries to Instagram using the hashtags #WildWinterMKEZoo #GoApeMonkeyAround. Winners will receive a gift certificate that can be used toward a Zoo Pass, education classes and camps, animal sponsorships and Zoological Society events.

Pop surrealism:Gallery 2622, 2622 N. Wauwatosa Ave., will hold an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. for pop surrealist Brad Krause's works. The public is invited to view his paintings. For information, call (414) 2572622.

Saturday

Story Time:Barnes & Nobleat Mayfair, 2500 N. Mayfair Road, hosts the 'Silly Wonderful You' children's story time at 11 a.m. on the upper level. This picture book is a funny and tender love letter from a parent to a child. Fun activities will follow the story time.

Family Free Day at the Zoo:Admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, is free throughout the day. Zoo hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular parking, rental and concession rates still apply.

Open swim: The whole family can go for a swim at Wauwatosa East High School, 7500 Milwaukee Ave., from 12:15 to 2:15 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. Check bit.ly/1ISZygN for changes to the schedule.

The Black & White Catered Affair: The Education Foundation of Wauwatosa will hold this fundraiser at 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 10499 W Innovation Drive. Tickets, $85, include cocktails, heavy hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and dancing to Swing Nouveau. For tickets and more information, go to the EFW website, efw.squarespace.com/blackandwhiteregistration.

Country line dancing: Dance instructor Connie Reeves will teach the basic moves for several country-western line dances and give the group plenty of time to practice during this Tosa's All-City Read event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grand Hall at Tosa Pool at Hoyt Park, 1800 N. Swan Blvd. The event is free; food and drink will be available for purchase.

Monday

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. Check bit.ly/1ISZygN for changes to the schedule.

Story time at the library:Children ages 3 to 6 who can attend a program independently can take part in this session from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Enjoy stories, songs, dramatic movement and fun with literacy. Registration is required; call the library at (414) 471-8486 or stop by the children's desk at the library to sign up. This weekly program runs through the week of Feb. 15.

Thrift shop discounts: Everything in the St. Jude Thrift Shop, 822 Glenview Ave., will be half price today and Wednesday. The store carries clothing for the entire family, household goods, toys, books, jewelry and other items. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. For information, call Roberta at (414) 659-9513 or (414) 259-0975, or visit the website at stjudeparishwauwatosa.org .

Tuesday

Story time at the library:Children ages 3 to 6 who can attend a program independently can take part in this session from 9:30 to 10 a.m. or 6:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Enjoy stories, songs, dramatic movement and fun with literacy. Registration is required; call the library at (414) 471-8486 or stop by the children's desk at the library to sign up. This weekly program runs through the week of Feb. 15.

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. Water wings, inflated tubes, masks and snorkels not allowed. Check bit.ly/1ISZygN for changes to the schedule.

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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