5 things to do with your kids this weekend


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Featured Event: The Bunny Train

March 24, 25 & 31 9a | 10:30a | Noon | 1:30p | 3p

Enjoy family fun aboard the East Troy Bunny Train! Enjoy face painting and coloring activities in the depot while checking in and getting your scavenger hunt cards. Board one a historic train and take a ride down to the Elegant Farmer. During your ride, look out the windows for the items on your scavenger hunt cards. At the Elegant Farmer, hold baby chicks, pet bunnies, and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny himself! All child ticket holders will receive a stuffed bunny on the return trip and jelly beans for all. Boarding is only done at the East Troy Depot and advance reservations are recommended. ($8.00 - Toddlers (ages 0-2) / $14.00 - Children (ages 3-14) / $17.00 - Adults (ages 15 and up) / $12.00 - Members**)

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss (Free!)​​

Saturday, March 3rd

10:00am – 1:00pm

Milwaukee Public Library Central Library

814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, USA

Celebrate the beloved author’s birthday with stories, games, live animals, birthday treats, and live entertainment by Fox and Branch and Chris Fascione.

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From Sap to Syrup

Saturday, March 3

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Urban Ecology Center - Washington Park

1859 N 40th St, Milwaukee, WI 53208

Price Adults: $10 (Nonmembers: $15) Children: $5 (Nonmembers: $7)

Take an in-depth look into maple sap harvesting in Washington Park and how we make maple syrup. This program will be both indoors and out. After learning about the process we'll enjoy pancakes with homemade maple syrup. Registration required.

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"Into the Woods" at Sunset Playhouse

Weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday until Mar 18, 2018

Sunset Playhouse

2533, 700 Wall St, Elm Grove, WI 53122

The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairy tale about the wishes, family and the choices we make. This musical follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break it.

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"The Little Star That Could" at Charles Horwitz Planetarium

Saturday, March 3rd (Weekly on Saturday, until Mar 25, 2018)

11:00am – 12:00pm

Retzer Nature Center (S14 W28167 Madison St, Waukesha, WI 53188)

By giving the stars “personalities,” this classic planetarium program introduces children to the sun, moon and planets seen in the day and night sky. Don’t miss this chance to see stars come alive to make learning astronomy a space adventure!

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