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Updated Nov. 15, 2018
 
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Homeschool Science with NASA Ambassador Betsy Bannier, 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee. The professor will lead science programs geared toward homeschoolers with hands-on exploration suitable for ages 6 and up. Did you know that when you play with slime, you’re playing with a polymer? How are they made and used?  

Saturday Special: Dog Daze, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oconomowoc Public Library, 200 W. South St., Oconomowoc. Visit with pups from the Humane Animal Welfare Society Mobile Adoption Center, sign up to practice some “pawsitive” reading with Penni the service dog, make-and-take no-bake dog treats with The Doggy Bag, and bring a sock, or use one provided, to create some no-sew dog toys. No registration required.  

Saturday Afternoons at Central for ‘Tweens: Sphero Obstacle Course, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Sphero, the Bluetooth controlled robotic ball, is not only a super cool toy, but also a powerful introduction to the basics of programming. Create a maze for Sphero to navigate.  

Family Workshop: Handmade Stamps, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Create a personalized rubber stamp from start to finish, and then try out some stamping on paper. Take the stamp home to use on handwritten letters and envelopes, or to include in your own stationery design. Free for members or with admission. lyndensculpturegarden.org.  

Baby Story Time, 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday and Nov. 27, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Share simple stories, playful songs and gentle movement in this lapsit story time for babies through 12 months, with a caregiver.  

Junior Chef’s Club, for ages 7 to 12, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aurora Medical Center - Summit, Cafe, 3600 Aurora Drive, Summit. All recipes are healthy. Registration is required; 888-863-5502 or 262-434-1248.  

Art Workshops by Artists Working in Education, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. A drop-in program for children in K5 through fifth grade, although older siblings are welcome. Each visit begins with an A.W.E. artist reading aloud a story or two and then discussing the book or illustrator. Participants will then work on imaginative art activities relevant to the book or theme for the day.

Saturdays at Central: An Artful Feast, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Nov. 24, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Explore color and texture while painting something delicious.  

Saturday Afternoons at Central for ‘Tweens Crafternoon - Craft Leftovers, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 24, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Create crafty items with a variety of supplies we provide.  

 

 

 

 





 

 
 
 

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