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Event Series 2024 Stage Performances

Peter and the Starcatcher at Waukesha Civic Theatre

Waukesha Civic Theatre 264 W Main St, Waukesha

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of […]

$12 – $18
Event Series 2024 Stage Performances

Peter and the Starcatcher at Waukesha Civic Theatre

Waukesha Civic Theatre 264 W Main St, Waukesha

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of […]

$12 – $18

Mother’s Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo 10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, United States

May from 9:30am - 3:00pm A trip to the Zoo is better with Mom – who visits for FREE, on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12 (Parking and regular attraction fees still apply.) See our animal moms like prehensile-tailed porcupine, Quinn, arriving in 2019.She’s been a mom to four offspring including current porcupette, male Guillermo. Visit […]

$20 – $35
Event Series 2024 Stage Performances

Peter and the Starcatcher at Waukesha Civic Theatre

Waukesha Civic Theatre 264 W Main St, Waukesha

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of […]

$12 – $18

Paws to Relax at Center Street Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Center Street 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, May 13 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Center Street Library 2727 W Fond du Lac Ave Milwaukee WI Take a break from stress and enjoy the company of therapy dogs.  Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: […]

Free

Outdoor Explore Club at the Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park (Ages 6-11)

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Tuesdays, May 7 / May 14 / May 21 / May 28 from 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm (For ages 6-11) Let's explore the great outdoors at Riverside Park! Every day will be a new adventure. Get ready to spend ALL our time outdoors, so please dress for the weather, bring a water bottle and snack. […]

$20 – $32

Library Obstacle Course at the Bay View Library

Milwaukee Public Library Bay View Branch 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday May 14 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm at the Bay View Library 2566 S Kinnickinnic Ave Milwaukee WI Stop by the library after school to try your hand at our Library Obstacle Course! Start the course in our Community Room and end with a scavenger hunt in the Children's Section. Please note: Dates […]

Free

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket at the Gary E Sampson Planetarium

Gary E. Sampson Planetarium Wauwatosa West High School 11400 W Center St, Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Gary E. Sampson Planetarium at the Wauwatosa West High School 11400 W Center Street Enter the main doors (southwest entrance).  Continue straight into the school - the planetarium will be directly ahead, on the left side of the hallway. Join two kids on an adventure that begins with the construction of a cardboard rocket and […]

Free

Toddler Obstacle Course at the Bay View Library

Milwaukee Public Library Bay View Branch 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thursday, May 16, 10:30 am-12 pm at the Bay View Library 2566 S Kinnickinnic Ave Milwaukee WI Stop by the library after school to try your hand at our Library Obstacle Course! Start the course in our Community Room and end with a scavenger hunt in the Children's Section. Please note: Dates and times are […]

Free

MKE MIX by the Milwaukee Ballet

Pabst Theater 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

MAY 16 - 19, 2024 at the Pabst Theater Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm / Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm / Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm / Sunday, May 19 at 1:30pm Experience ballet at its most modern in MKE MIX, our new contemporary triple-bill series at the historic Pabst Theater. In three creative pieces, […]

$45 – $155

Sensory Playtime at Tippecanoe Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Friday May 17 from 10:30-11:30 am at Tippecanoe Library 3912 S Howell Ave Milwaukee WI Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are invited to drop-in and play with sensory toys and activities. Recommended for children 6 months to 5 years old with a caregiver. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may […]

Free

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket at the Gary E Sampson Planetarium

Gary E. Sampson Planetarium Wauwatosa West High School 11400 W Center St, Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Gary E. Sampson Planetarium at the Wauwatosa West High School 11400 W Center Street Enter the main doors (southwest entrance).  Continue straight into the school - the planetarium will be directly ahead, on the left side of the hallway. Join two kids on an adventure that begins with the construction of a cardboard rocket and […]

Free

MKE MIX by the Milwaukee Ballet

Pabst Theater 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

MAY 16 - 19, 2024 at the Pabst Theater Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm / Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm / Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm / Sunday, May 19 at 1:30pm Experience ballet at its most modern in MKE MIX, our new contemporary triple-bill series at the historic Pabst Theater. In three creative pieces, […]

$45 – $155

Celebrate Diversity Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo 10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, United States

May 18th from 9:30am - 1:00pm   Diversity is nature’s greatest strength.  It should be ours too. This event highlights nature’s diversityand focuses on increasing our connection to both nature and community. The fun includes a game to guess how many species are found in an ecosystem and learning about animal artifacts from around the […]

$20 – $35

Take it Outside Day at the Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Take it Outside Day on Saturday, May 18 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park 1500 E Park Pl Milwaukee WI It's FREE! Join us at Riverside Park Urban Ecology Center for an opportunity to learn the basics of biking. We'll host three stations of activities: trail etiquette trivia, guided ride […]

Free

Big Truck Day at Red Arrow Park Milwaukee

Red Arrow Park 920 N Water Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States

‘Big Truck Day’ Rolls Into Red Arrow Park May 18, 2024 (Free!) from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Celebrate National Public Works Week with a fleet of the City's big rigs parked around Red Arrow Park. Kids will enjoy a unique opportunity to explore various trucks and meet the people who operate them! New this […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Pages and Friends Little Free Library Stewards Meet-Up in Milwaukee

Joyce's House Education Center 5531 W North Ave, Milwaukee

May 18th from 1pm-4pm at Joyce's House Education Center 5601 W North Ave Milwaukee, WI - Lilac building on the corner Join us at the Pages & Friends Little Free Library Stewards Meet-Up in Milwaukee for a book-themed party like no other! Whether you're a seasoned steward or looking to start your own little free […]

Free

MKE MIX by the Milwaukee Ballet

Pabst Theater 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

MAY 16 - 19, 2024 at the Pabst Theater Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm / Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm / Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm / Sunday, May 19 at 1:30pm Experience ballet at its most modern in MKE MIX, our new contemporary triple-bill series at the historic Pabst Theater. In three creative pieces, […]

$45 – $155

Family Sundays at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

May 19 from 10:00 am–4:00 pm at the Milwaukee Art Museum Bring family and friends to enjoy a lively day of modern dance and music performances and talk with local artists about their art. More information Here. This drop-in experience is included with Museum admission Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and […]

$25 – $45

Free Admission Day at Boerner Botanical Gardens

Boerner Botanical Gardens 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI, United States

Sunday, May 19 from 11am – 2pm Gardens will be open, flowers in bloom. FREE Admission day at Boerner! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It's Time for Spring Flowers MKE!)

Free

MKE MIX by the Milwaukee Ballet

Pabst Theater 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

MAY 16 - 19, 2024 at the Pabst Theater Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm / Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm / Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm / Sunday, May 19 at 1:30pm Experience ballet at its most modern in MKE MIX, our new contemporary triple-bill series at the historic Pabst Theater. In three creative pieces, […]

$45 – $155
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Tiny Hooves Sanctuary’s Birthday Party in Union Grove WI

Tiny Hooves Sanctuary 1117 N. Britton Rd, Union Grove, WI, United States

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A BIRTHDAY PARTY SUNDAY | MAY 19th | 2pm -5pm Tiny Hooves Sanctuary 1117 N Britton Road Union Grove WI 53192 Party Games / FREE Coloring Station / Card Making VEGAN FOOD FOR SALE including Grilled Hotdogs & Burgers &  An epic dessert table with sweets featuring vegan businesses from WI & IL PLEASE […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Brat with a Cop Neighborhood Pop-up at Butterfly Park Milwaukee

Butterfly Park - Milwaukee 3717 W Meinecke Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Brat with a Cop Neighborhood Pop-Up at Butterfly Park - 37th and Meinecke - Milwaukee WI and It's FREE! Dear Neighbor: You are cordially invited to attend MPD’s very first Brat with a Cop Neighborhood Pop-up event. Partnering with the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, Safe & Sound, Cops and Kids Foundation and Rooted and Rising, the pop-up event will […]

Free

Outdoor Explore Club at the Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park (Ages 6-11)

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Tuesdays, May 7 / May 14 / May 21 / May 28 from 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm (For ages 6-11) Let's explore the great outdoors at Riverside Park! Every day will be a new adventure. Get ready to spend ALL our time outdoors, so please dress for the weather, bring a water bottle and snack. […]

$20 – $32

Filling Carts and Hearts at Friedens Community Food Center – Despensa De La Paz with Sunbeam Kids (Ages 7+)

Friedens Community Food Center - Despensa De La Paz 1615 S 22nd, Milwaukee

05/25/2024 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Location: 1615 S 22nd Milwaukee WI Filling Carts & Hearts at Friedens Community Food Center - Despensa De La Paz Friedens is Milwaukee's largest network of food centers and work to build community through nourishment. They have 4 locations and each year they serve 45,000 individuals and families in need […]

Free

Milwaukee County Parks Beach Cleanup at South Shore Park with Sunbeam Kids

South Shore Park 2900 S Shore Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

  05/25/2024 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Location: South Shore Park Pavilion: 2900 S. Shore Drive, Milwaukee, WI Now that the snow has melted and we can see the grass and beach again, we're faced with an unfortunate fact of life- litter happens and things can really pile up during the winter months. But that […]

Free

Outdoor Explore Club at the Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park (Ages 6-11)

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Tuesdays, May 7 / May 14 / May 21 / May 28 from 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm (For ages 6-11) Let's explore the great outdoors at Riverside Park! Every day will be a new adventure. Get ready to spend ALL our time outdoors, so please dress for the weather, bring a water bottle and snack. […]

$20 – $32
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Bay View Gallery Night

Bay View, WI Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI

May 31 from 5 pm - 10 pm in the Bay View Neighborhood An art adventure in Bay View. Over 70 locations host 100s of artists and musicians. Check out the Rollout Bike Ride Scavenger Hunt, Food Truck Friday in Morgan Park, or one of the several Maker fairs happening. Also for music lovers, the […]

Free

Sensory Friendly Project with Sunbeam Kids at We Rock The Spectrum in Pewaukee

We Rock the Spectrum - Pewaukee 690 Westfield Way Suite 2A, Pewaukee, United States

05/31/2024 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Location We Rock the Spectrum: 690 Westfield Way Suite 2A, Pewaukee, WI Join us for a special sensory-friendly project at We Rock the Spectrum - Pewaukee! We know firsthand that sometimes kids with specific sensory processing needs can have a harder time enjoying certain projects. So, we are thrilled to […]

Free

Gardening for Good at Green Power Garden with Sunbeam Kids

Green Power Garden S53W24747 Glendale Rd, Waukesha

05/05/2024 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  & 06/01/2024 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Location: Green Power Garden: S53W24747 Glendale Rd, Waukesha, WI 53189 We are excited to return to Green Power Garden on Sunday, May 5th from 1:00-2:30 pm to help get the garden ready for spring planting!  Green Power Garden is a volunteer led program […]

Free

Movie Night at LaFollette Park in West Allis

LaFollette Park 9418 W. Washington St., West Allis, WI, United States

Movie Night in the Park Friday, June 7 at LaFollette Park: 9418 W Washington St West Allis WI Movie begins at dusk Celebrate the start of summer by joining us for a free outdoor movie! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website […]

Free

Celebrate Father’s Day at Sherman Phoenix Milwaukee

Sherman Phoenix 3536 W Fond du Lac Ave, Milwaukee, United States

June 10 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Sherman Phoenix 3536 W Fond du Lac Ave Milwaukee, WI Father's Day Celebration Time! Join us as we celebrate the Men that make an impactful impression in our communities. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website […]

Free

Father’s Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo 10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, United States

June 16 from 9:30am - 3:00pm A summer day at the Zoo is a treat!  And even better, visit on Father’s Day, when dads receive FREE admission!  (The parking fee and regular attraction fees still apply.) See animal dads like kudu Hasani and his offspring, female Chula. Born last summer, Chula and can be seen […]

$20 – $35
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Summer Concert Series at Tiny Hooves Sanctuary in Union Grove WI

Tiny Hooves Sanctuary 1117 N. Britton Rd, Union Grove, WI, United States

June 17th | July 22nd | August 12th  | September 9th  | Mondays 6pm Tiny Hooves Sanctuary 1117 N Britton Road Union Grove WI 53192 Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It's Spring MKE!)

Free

Miracle League Baseball with Sunbeam Kids (Ages 10+ player partner; all ages to cheer)

The University School of Milwaukee WI, United States

Let's Play Ball with Miracle League Baseball The Miracle League through the YMCA allows people of all ABILITIES play organized baseball. Players with diverse-ABILITIES dress in uniforms, make plays in the field, and round the bases, just like their peers in standard baseball leagues.  This is a great chance for our SBK kids who love […]

Free

Military and Veterans Family Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee County Zoo 10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, United States

June 30 from 9:30am - 3:00pm Military members and their families are invited to aday at the Zoo, as a “thank you” for their service and sacrifice. All military service members, veterans and their families receive free admission and parking. Tickets are required through local County Veterans Service Offices (CVSO), for immediate family, and limited […]

$20 – $35

Event Series 2024 Independence Day

Independence Day Parade West Allis

Downtown West Allis Greenfield Ave. - 70th to 76th Street, West Allis, WI, United States

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE Tuesday, July 2 at 7 pm Parade starts at 77th St., heading east on Greenfield Ave., south on 70th St., ending at Orchard Ave. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It's The 4th […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Franklin’s 2024 Independence Celebration

Lions Legend Park 8713-8743 W Drexel Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

2024 Independence Celebration Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024 - 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2024 - Noon to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2024 - Carnival Only, Noon to 4 p.m. Lions Legend Park (Loomis […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Elm Grove July 4th Family Fun Fest

Thursday July 4th, 2024 Village Fun Run/Walk Sign-In & Warm-up 8:30am-9:00am Fun Run/Walk 9:15am-10:15am Open Swim Sponsored by Elm Grove Community Foundation 12:00pm–5:00pm Food Trucks/Vendors Arrive & Set-Up 4:30pm–5:30pm Food Trucks/Beer Garden Open/Vendor Programming 5:30pm–9:30pm  D.J. in the Park 6:00pm–9:30pm National Anthem 9:30pm Fireworks Show 9:35pm  Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Pewaukee’s 4th of July Celebration

Lakefront Park - Pewaukee 222 W Wisconsin Ave, Pewaukee, WI, United States

Celebrate July 4th in Pewaukee!9:45am Bike Decorating Contest3:00pm Parade4:00pm Duck Race5:30pm Water Ski ShowFireworks Display at Dusk Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It's The 4th Of July MKE!)

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Cudahy’s 4th of July Celebration

Sheridan Park 4800 S Lake Dr, Cudahy, WI, United States

Cudahy is celebrating the holiday with a bike parade, free ice cream and cracker jacks, live music and a fireworks display starting at 9:15 p.m. at Sheridan Park, 4800 S. Lake Drive. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Brookfield July 4th Parade and Family Fest

INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTIVITIES All Independence Day Activities will be held on THURSDAY JULY 4, 2024 PARADE STEPS OFF AT 10:00 AM Calhoun Road will close at approximately 9:30 AM The parade will continue until all units have completed the route. In a typical year this ends at 11:30 AM-12:00 Noon. Please note: Dates and times […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Franklin’s 2024 Independence Celebration

Lions Legend Park 8713-8743 W Drexel Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

2024 Independence Celebration Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024 - 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2024 - Noon to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2024 - Carnival Only, Noon to 4 p.m. Lions Legend Park (Loomis […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Independence Day

West Allis Independence Day Concert and Fireworks

West Allis Athletic Complex 11601 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, United States

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT AND FIREWORKS Thursday, July 4 from 7:30 pm - 10 pm West Allis Athletic Complex 11601 W Lincoln Ave Milwaukee WI 53227 The West Allis Athletic Complex is located on 117th Street and Cleveland Avenue in West Allis WI  Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Franklin’s 2024 Independence Celebration

Lions Legend Park 8713-8743 W Drexel Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

2024 Independence Celebration Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024 - 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2024 - Noon to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2024 - Carnival Only, Noon to 4 p.m. Lions Legend Park (Loomis […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Franklin’s 2024 Independence Celebration

Lions Legend Park 8713-8743 W Drexel Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

2024 Independence Celebration Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024 - 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2024 - Noon to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2024 - Carnival Only, Noon to 4 p.m. Lions Legend Park (Loomis […]

Free
Event Series 4th of July 2024

Franklin’s 2024 Independence Celebration

Lions Legend Park 8713-8743 W Drexel Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

2024 Independence Celebration Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024 - 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2024 - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2024 - Noon to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2024 - Carnival Only, Noon to 4 p.m. Lions Legend Park (Loomis […]

Free

West Allis Summer Outdoor Movie Series

West Allis Athletic Complex 11601 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, United States

SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES Friday, July 12 - Operation Rec begins at 6 pm and the movie starts at 8 pm Friday, August 16 - Operation Rec begins at 6 pm and the movie starts at 8 pm West Allis Athletic Complex 11601 W Lincoln Ave Milwaukee WI 53227 The West Allis Athletic Complex is […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Summer Concert Series at Tiny Hooves Sanctuary in Union Grove WI

Tiny Hooves Sanctuary 1117 N. Britton Rd, Union Grove, WI, United States

June 17th | July 22nd | August 12th  | September 9th  | Mondays 6pm Tiny Hooves Sanctuary 1117 N Britton Road Union Grove WI 53192 Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It's Spring MKE!)

Free