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Thursday

Short Circuit: Kids third grade and older can spark their imaginations with stories and science from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Mr. Matt from Ruckus and Glee will join our librarians for a hands-on presentation about electricity. Just drop in.

Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Paul Rebek will perform fingerstyle guitar from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd. His repertoire includes covers and original music.

Public swimming at Hoyt: The Tosa Pool at Hoyt Parkis open for public swim from noon to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission costs $7.50; children 2 and younger get in free. Evening swims take place Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Evening admission costs $5; children 2 and younger get in free.

Honor Flight traveling art:Luther Manor, 4545 N. 92nd St., hosts the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight traveling art show through July 16. The display is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Admission is free but reservations are requested; call 414-464-3880.

Parent/Tot swim: Parents and their children 6 and younger can play in the zero-depth area at the Tosa Pool at Hoyt Park from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. Admission costs $4. Children 2 and younger get in free.

MidTown Tosa Week: Visit MidTown Tosa businesses, on North Avenue from 80th Street to Swan Boulevard, through July 16 for family-oriented events and promotions.

Friday

Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Front Porch Rockers will perform upbeat acoustic music from the 1950s through today from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd.

Meteorology:Meteorologist Drew Burgoyne from Channel 58 will discuss severe weather forecasting and demonstrate weather equipment during this program for kids in first grade and older from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.

Saturday

Music at The Landing at Hoyt: Sorry We're Open will perform music in several genres spanning the 1950s through 1970s from 6 to 9 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.

Tour Le Jardin:The Elm Grove and Mayfair Park garden clubs will cohost the Tour Le Jardin garden tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour features seven gardensto tour in Elm Grove and Wauwatosa, as well as plein air artists. Craftsman Carl Muenzmaier will be at one home to discuss and display barn quilts. Garden-oriented vendors will be stationed at the Sunset Playhouse grounds with items for purchase. Tickets cost $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets are available at the Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Road.

Sunday

Music at The Landing at Hoyt: The Colors of the Alphabet will perform a blend of pop, rhythm and blues, funk and a little rock 'n roll from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd.

Monday

'The Velveteen Rabbit': The Children's Theatre of Wauwatosa Summer Theatre troupe will present this tale of a boy's love for a toy bunny at 10:15 a.m. at McKinley Elementary School. The show is free and open to all.

Shop a sale:St. Jude Thrift Shop, 822 Glenview Ave., will offer women's blouses and sweaters for half off from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call 414-659-9513 or visit stjudeparishwauwatosa.org.

Tuesday

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 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave . An adult must attend with the child; older siblings are welcome.

Senior Center birthday party:The Hart Park Senior Centerwill celebrate its members born in July with a party at the center, 7300 W. Chestnut St., at 1:30 p.m. Call 414-471-8495 to register.

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.

Women's Leadership Networking: The Wauwatosa Chamber of Commerce will take part in this networking event at Hue, 6519 W. North Ave. from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for chamber members and their guests and $16 for others. Register by July 17 by calling 414-453-2330.

Full Moon Bicycle Ride: Pedal local roads and paved trails with friends and fellow cyclists at 8 p.m., beginning at North Avenue and 69th Street, at the city parking lot. The pace is slow and social. Get together with the other attendees afterward at Camp Bar. Bring your bike, helmet, lights and friends. Wear bright and/or reflective clothing.

Wednesday

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 10:30 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. An adult must attend with the child; older siblings are welcome.

'The Velveteen Rabbit': The Children's Theatre of Wauwatosa Summer Theatre troupe will present this tale of a boy's love for a toy bunny at 10:15 a.m. at Lincoln Elementary School. The show is free and open to all.

Backgammon tourney: The Milwaukee Backgammon Club will host a tournament at 6:30 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 www.mkebackgammon.org or email mkebackgammon@att.net.

Quizmaster Trivia:Test your knowledge on a broad range of topics during this outdoor trivia contest at The Landing at Hoyt Park and Pool, 1800 N. Swan Blvd., from 7 to 9 p.m.If the weather doesn't cooperate, the game moves inside.

Hartung Park Farmers' Market: Produce and locally made goods will be for sale near theplayground on Menomonee River Parkway at Keefe Avenue each Wednesday through September from 4 to 7 p.m.

Sunset Zoofari: Downtown Harrison will sing songs from artists including Frank Sinatra, James Brown and Neil Diamond on the Flamingo Patio at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, from 6 to 9 p.m. Zoo buildings will be open, so make sure to see the animals, too. Admission rates apply.

Shop a sale:St. Jude Thrift Shop, 822 Glenview Ave., will offer women's blouses and sweaters for half off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call 414-659-9513 or visit stjudeparishwauwatosa.org.

First Responders Fest:Show your appreciation for Wauwatosa's police and fire departments with a night of food, fun and music from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Rotary Performance Pavilion at Hart Park, at the corner of 68th and State streets.

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