Public art show: Artwork will be on display through May 3 at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave.
“Rumpelstiltskin”: The Children's Theatre of Wauwatosa is giving free performances of "Rumpelstiltskin" in the Lois Weber Theatre at Longfellow Middle School, 7600 W. North Ave. at 7:30 p.m. March 30; Friday, March 31; Wednesday, April 5; and Thursday, April 6. The show lasts one hour and is an adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Ninety children from 20 area schools are involved in the five troupes presenting the play.
Dave Curley & Pauline Connely in concert: These two Irish musicians will perform as a duo for the first time during this concert at 7 p.m. at the CelticMKE Center, 1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave. Parking is available in the St. Bernard’s Parish lot, behind the CelticMKE building or on the street. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission costs $15 in advance, visit http://celticmke.com/CelticMKE-Events/Dave-Pauline-in-concert.htm; or $20 at the door.
Read aloud to Autumn: Children in 5-year-old kindergarten through fifth grade can read aloud to therapy dog Autumn between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. at the Wauwatosa Public Library, 7635 W. North Ave. Register for a reading time by calling the library at 414-471-8486.
Rhyme Time: Children up to 3 years old 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.
Exoplanets: Learn what exoplanets are and how they are discovered during this hourlong program at the Gary E. Sampson Planetarium at Wauwatosa West High School, 11400 W. Center St., at 7 p.m. (also 7 p.m. Wednesday). For reservations, call 414-773-3390 and leave a message with the date you would like to attend, the number of guests in your party, if anyone in your party will be in a wheelchair, and a phone number where you can be reached. Calls will only be returned if there is a problem. Reservations are honored until 6:55 p.m., at which time guests without reservations are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
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.
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: Pianist Stanislav “Stas” Venglevski will perform at noon at Steinway Piano Gallery of Milwaukee, 11550 W. North Ave. Admission is a $5 suggested donation to benefit a variety of local music education programs.
“A Spring Recital”: The Milwaukee Children's Choir and Milwaukee Youth Chorale will perform at 7 p.m. at Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church, 2366 N. 80th St. The spring recital celebrates the ongoing accomplishments of the choir's youngest choristers. The high school-aged choir of the MCC program also will be featured. Tickets are available for purchase through brownpapertickets.com.
"Magic at the Hart": The annual spring tea at 1:30 p.m. at the Hart Park Senior Center, 7300 W. Chestnut St., features magician David Seebach. Enjoy an afternoon of cheesecake, herbal tea and magic. Cost: $12 for members, $15 for nonmenbers. Signup deadline: March 31. Call 414-471-8495.