Family Storytime: The whole family can participate in stories, songs and movement during this session for kids birth to age 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Just drop by.
All-City Read Book Discussion: Discuss “A Man Called Ove” with your neighbors at Colectivo Coffee, 6745 W. Wells St., from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Register for this free event at www.TosasAllCityRead.com/events.
All-City Read Lunch and Dinner: Three restaurants are getting into the Swedish spirit in honor of the Tosa’s All-City Read book, “A Man Called Ove.” Get pea soup (and Swedish pancakes, where available) at Tosa Bowl and Bun, 7212 W. North Ave.; Red Dot, 6715 W. North Ave.; and North Avenue Grill, 7225 W. North Ave.
Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run and Walk: This run and walk benefits cardiac research at Medical College of Wisconsin. It is being held at 10 a.m. at Wil-O-Way Recreation Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway. An indoor option is available through the Wisconsin Athletic Club in Wauwatosa. For information, visit cullenrun.com.
Alumni Recital: Wisconsin Lutheran College alumni Jeremy Bakken, Andy and Rachel Braun, Ira DeBoer, Ezekial Drews and others will perform at 7 p.m. at the Schwan Concert Hall in the Center for Arts and Performance at the college, 88th Street and Bluemound Road. For information, visit https://www.wlc.edu/2017-02-Alumni-Recital/#sthash.y2xwEkWh.dpuf. The event is free and open to everyone; no tickets are needed.
Ex-Fabula Storytelling Workshop: This relaxed, free All-City Read workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave., will help you select a story about “neighbors” and structure it for maximum impact. Attendees are encouraged to participate in the Story Slam on Feb. 15. Register at www.TosasAllCityRead.com/events.
Yo Mama! Story Time: Pre-school aged children can enjoy stories, music, crafts and a small frozen yogurt for $5 per child from 11 a.m. to noon at Yo Mama!, 1349 N. Wauwatosa Ave. For information, call 414-988-5365 or visit www.yomamagoodness.com.
Urban Wilderness: The Suburban Woman’s Club of Wauwatosa will host author and photographer Eddee Daniel, author of “Urban Wilderness,” at 12:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Civic Center, 7600 North Ave. The meeting is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For reservations, call President Nancy Schrap at 414-771-6472.
Story Time: Children 3 to 6 years of age can discover stories, prereading skills, songs, movement and crafts at 1:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.
All-City Read Event: Kids can listen to stories from the All-City Read’s list, then decorate a valentine and cupcake at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cabaret Love Songs: The Wauwatosa West Vocal Department presents an evening of love songs ranging from jazz, musical theater, contemporary and more at 7 p.m. (also Wednesday) on the Wauwatosa West Auditorium Stage. Tickets cost $8 and must be purchased in advance. For information or to order tickets, contact Kelly Hess at email@example.com or 414-870-4377.
Story Time: Children 3 to 6 years of age can discover stories, prereading skills, songs, movement and crafts at 9:30 and 11 a.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.
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, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit mkebackgammon.org.
Sandwich and a Steinway: Steinway Piano Gallery of Milwaukee, 11550 W. North Ave., presents Sandwich and a Steinway with Sue Russell and Frank DeMiles from noon to 1 p.m. Admission is a $5 donation to be given to a nonprofit organization supporting youth music education. The DeMilles will perform a concert of Love Songs in celebration of Valentine's Day. For information, call 414-727-5995.
Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversation: Jeffrey Siegel will perform classics from Haydn, Mozart and more, and discuss the music, at 7:30 p.m. at the Schwan Concert Hall in the Center for Arts and Performance at Wisconsin Lutheran College, 88th Street and Bluemound Road. Learn more at https://www.wlc.edu/2017-02-15-Jeffrey-Siegel/#sthash.B1VwK2OX.dpuf.
Embracing Cultural Diversity: First Congregational Church, 1511 Church Street. This important evening will begin with true, personal stories from Ex Fabula Fellows, then attendees are invited to share their own observations in small group listening circles directed by professional facilitators from the Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion. This free All-City Read program takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Register at www.TosasAllCityRead.com/events.