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Thursday

Milwaukee Mafia Mobsters in the Heartland:Gavin Schmitt will talk about organized crime in Milwaukee's past during a program at 1:30 p.m. at the Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 W. Chestnut St. The cost is $4 for members and $7 for nonmembers. For information, call (414) 471-8495.

'Peace Like a River' discussion: Those reading this selection for Tosa's All-City Read are invited to a book discussion at 10 a.m. at Design Vision Optical, 8720 W. North Ave. Refreshments will be served. This event is free. To reserve a seat, call the store at (414) 774-0200.

Friday

Wild Instagram contest: The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is holding an Instagram contest at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road. This is the last week. A team of judges will look at the entries to pick a winner. From Feb. 12 to 18, the theme is snow; upload entries to Instagram using the hashtags #WildWinterMKEZoo #WhiteOut. 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 ' Love Monster and the Last Chocolate' children's story time at 11 a.m.on the upper level. Fun activities will follow the story time.

Lion Dance: The ShaoLin Center will lead this celebration of the Lunar New Year, performing for families with children 3 and older, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. in the Civic Center Auditorium, 7635 W. North Ave.

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.

Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run & Walk: This 8-kilometer run (scored) and 2-mile fun run/walk along Underwood Parkway will be held at 10 a.m., beginning at Wil-O-Way Recreation Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway. The event supports heart research at the Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin. An indoor option also is available through the Wisconsin Athletic Club in Wauwatosa. Register in person. Registration costs $35 for individuals and $125 for families. For information, go to CullenRun.com.

St. Jude Thrift Shop sale: Everything in the St. Jude Thrift Shop, 822 Glenview Ave., will be half price from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The store carries clothing for the entire family, household goods, toys, books, jewelry and other items. For information, visit stjudeparishwauwatosa.org.

Heartsaver CPR: The Wauwatosa Fire Department will offer Heartsaver CPR classes for $20 at the fire stationat 1601 Underwood Ave. in the Village. The curriculum will include adult, child and infant CPR and information about airway obstruction and automatic external defibrillators (AED). Participants should be 12 years or older and minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The class runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday

Pianist Tyler Wottrich: The Wauwatosa Presbyterian Churchconcert series continues with a concert by Tyler Wottrich, a 2006 finalist in the National Piano Arts competition, at 2 p.m. at the church, 2366 N. 80th St. The audience will have the opportunity to meet the artist at a reception following the concert. Tickets for the performance are $10, or $5 for students and seniors, and will be available at the door or reserved at marthastoner@att.net or (414) 873-0204.

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.

St. Jude Thrift Shop sale: During the week of Feb. 15, the St. Jude Thrift Shop, 822 Glenview Ave., will offer men's suits, jackets and pants at half off. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and from9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. For information, visit stjudeparishwauwatosa.org.

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.

St. Jude the Apostle School open house:St. Jude school, 800 Glenview Ave., will hold an open house for prospective new families. New families are invited to visit while school is in session and meet with the students and teachers. Individual tours will be given, and there will be plenty of time to ask questions and meet with the principal. Registration materials will be available on that day for those who wish to sign up for next year. For a private tour on an alternate date, call the school office at (414) 771-1520.

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.

Senior Center birthday party:The Hart Park Senior Centerwill celebrate its members born in February with a party at 1:30 p.m.at the center, 7300 W. Chestnut St. For information, call (414) 471-8495.

Men Journeying Through Grief:Men who have experienced the death of someone in their lives are invited to attend a gathering for men only at Harwood Place, 8220 Harwood Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. For information, call (262) 524-4132 or email petereinl@churchandchapel.us.

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 tourney: The Milwaukee Backgammon Club will host a tournament at 7 p.m. at Rounding Third Sports Bar & Grill, 6317 W. Bluemound Road. The tournament includes a main flight and a consolation flight — guaranteeing at least two 5-point matches for everyone who enters — plus an optional side pool. The entry fee is $6. Of that, $1 pays club expenses and the remainder goes toward prize money. For more information, go to mkebackgammon.org or email mkebackgammon@att.net.

Tosa's All-City Read, Junior Edition: Students in kindergarten and older are invited for stories and activities based on the books 'The Secret River' by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and 'Chasing the Falconers' by Gordon Korman from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Just drop by.

Music From the Hart: This musical group will perform love songs at 1 p.m. at the Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 W. Chestnut St. The program is free but registration is encouraged; call (414) 471-8495.

Abigail Mace performs:Pianist Abigail Mace will perform at noon at Steinway Piano Gallery of Milwaukee, 11550 W. North Ave. A $5 donation is suggested. For information, call the store at (414) 727-5995.

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