WEEKEND GUIDE

Jan 23 -26, 2020

THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS THIS WEEKEND IN MILWAUKEE

January 25 - January 28

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts | 3270 Mitchell Park Dr | Brookfield, WI | 53045

Price: $12.00 General Admission


Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera Company reimagines one of the most well-known stories ever written through the lens of different world cultures! Weaving together music from many opera settings, this beloved fairytale that has appealed to young and old for centuries will be brought to life by original costumes and sets as students experience arias, duets, and ensembles set in their original language and music style. Recommended for families and children ages 5-9, Cozy Tales performances take place by the fireplace in our Kuttemperoor Grand Hall. Both floor and chair seating will be available, and blankets are welcome. Families are invited to enjoy a post-show Q&A with the actors, followed by cookies and juice.

Saturday, January 25  |10:00am – 2:00pm

Washington Park 1859 N. 40th St. | Milwaukee, WI | 53208

Price: Free!

Celebrate winter, friends, and family at Washington Park! As long as there is snow you can go sledding and ice skating on the Washington Park lagoon. If the snow's a no-show, you can enjoy guided nature walks. Regardless of the weather you can do arts and crafts and eat a slice of homemade pie. 

January 25 – 26

First Stage | 325 W Walnut St | Milwaukee, WI | 53212

Price: Single Tickets: Starting at $15


It was a dark and stormy night. When a mysterious stranger arrives at Meg Murry’s home, she embarks on a wild, empowering journey of self-discovery.  Propel your imagination with this fantastical adventure of a lifetime. Suggested for families with young people ages 8 – 17+.

 

Saturday, January 25 | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Lynden Sculpture Garden | 2145 West Brown Deer Road | Milwaukee, WI | 53217

Price: Free to members or with admission |  Kids under 6 are free | Family passes for nonmembers will be available at the door for $20.

10th annual Winter Carnival features artist projects, games, and drop-in studio activities. 


 

January 18 – 26, 2020

Milwaukee Museum Week returns for a second year and all are welcome to participate in celebrating Milwaukee’s museum community. From free programs and special events, to interesting exhibits and educational talks, there is something exciting for people of all ages and interests. 

 

Museums include: Mitchell Park Domes | Betty Brinn Children's Museum | Charles Allis Art Museum | Discovery World | Grohmann Museum | Haggerty Museum of Art | Harley-Davidson Museum | Jewish Museum Milwaukee | Milwaukee Art Museum | Milwaukee County Historical Society | Milwaukee Public Museum | North Point Lighthouse Museum | Pabst Mansion  | Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum | The Warehouse | Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum
 

We found FIVE events this weekend for our friends FIVE and under. Visit our daily Calendar for even more events. 

Baby and Me Postnatal Yoga | Bayview Community Center | Friday, January 24

Hora de Cuentos y Canciones | West Allis Library | Friday, January 24

Preschool Open Play | Waukesha YMCA | Friday, January 24

Playgroup| Brookfield Library | Saturday, January 25

Rockin Tots | Rockin Jump | Sunday, January 26

Find out the best places to go sledding, tubing, snowshoeing, and more! Our Winter Fun Guide helps you make the most of the season.

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