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Thursday

St. Jude Thrift Shop: The shop, at 822 Glenview Ave., is holding a 50-percent off sale on baby and children's clothing through Saturday, May 7. Women's sweaters will be $1 off May 9 through May 14. For more information, call (414) 659-9513 or visit stjudeparishwauwatosa.org.

Famous sons: The Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 Chestnut St., will host a program called First Mothers & Their Famous Sons by Jo McReynolds Blochowiak at 1:30 p.m. Learn the memorable, diverse personalities and backgrounds of presidential mothers who helped shape the character of their sons and inspired them to achieve, often against formidable odds. The cost is $5 members; $8 for others.

Friday

The Siegerly Brothers: The Wauwatosa Rotary Foundation and Tosa Tonight present the Siegerly Brothers, a tribute to the Everly Brothers and rock from the 1950s, at 7 p.m.at the Wauwatosa Woman's Club, 1626 N. Wauwatosa Ave. A cash bar will be available. Tickets cost$25 and can be purchased from a Rotary member or at the door. To reserve tickets, go towmakal@unisourcceins.com.

Saturday

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.

Mayfair Animal Hospital and Emergency open house:The animal hospital, 11619 W. North Ave., has finished its remodeling and invites the public to a free celebration from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids can take part in activities such as teddy bear surgery and mock exams. The Wauwatosa Fire Department will have trucks on display. There will be adoptable pets available. Snacks and balloons will be offered.

Shannon Heaton concert:Enjoy an evening of Irish music with Shannon Heaton at the Irish Fest Center, 1532 Wauwatosa Ave., from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20. Visit bit.ly/irishfestconcert.

Sunday

Mother's Day at the Zoo: Moms get in free all day at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road. Zoo hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stop by the special Missing Orangutan Moms exhibits and activities to learn how demand for palm oil is threatening orangutans. Milwaukee County residents with I.D. receive $1.75 off regular zoo admission. Regular admission is $14.25 for adults, $11.25 for children ages 3 to 12, $13.25 for seniors age 60 and older, and free for children 2 and younger. Parking costs $12.

Run Like a Mother: Celebrate Mother's Day with a 5K along the paths in Hoyt Park. Race time is 9 a.m.A race for kids begins at 8:30 a.m. Runners will run in age divisions. Race day registration takes place from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. (8:15 a.m. for the kids run). For information, email chris@longrunathletics.com.

Mother's Day pancake breakfast: Wauwatosa Crime Stoppers is hosting Pancakes With Mom from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hart Park Muellner Building, 7300 W. Chestnut St. Enjoy all-you-can-eat hot cakes, sausage and all the fixings. Tickets cost $7 per adult, $3 per childages 3 to 12 and are free for children 2 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Monday

Studying the masters: The Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 Chestnut St., will host a program called Art Masters: Experience History Through Art. This three-session class that includes interactive presentations about historical art forms and artists followed by an art experience using a variety of media to create work in the genre of the weekly presentation, presented by Wauwatosa artist Kathy Van Meter. The three-session class is $35 for member; $45 for nonmembers. Call (414) 471-8495 for more information. Also, 'Jazz & Such' plays from 3:30 to 5. Free to members or a $1 donation.

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.

Tuesday

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.

Presidential campaign evolution: Political memorabilia collector Thomas Kitchen will provide a closeup view and an explanation of how presidential campaigns have evolved when he speaks to the Wauwatosa Historical Society at 7 p.m.at the First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St. The public is invited to hear Kitchen's talk and also to bring political memorabilia for appraisal.

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 head-to-head games, multiplayer chouettes, and beginner lessons at 6:30 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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