A Milwaukee Family’s Guide to March Events

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If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained this month, we have got you covered!

DISCLAIMER (ADDED 3/17/2020): MOST MARCH EVENTS HAVE BEEN OR WILL BE CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19. IF UNSURE, PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANIZER(S).

MkeMom’s Top Pick for March: Working Moms Happy Hour Hangout

When: Thursday, March 12th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: S Bar at Silverspot Cinema at The Corners of Brookfield

What: A Happy Hour Hangout to Celebrate Working Parents in partnership with Working Moms Day

Cost: FREE to attend. Registration is required. You are encouraged and welcome to purchase beverages, food, etc. if you so choose!

Momming is HARD. WORK. Let’s come together and have an evening of good conversation and support, networking, and fun! Celebrating on Working Moms Day, this Happy Hour Hangout will feature the hand-crafted cocktails and bar bites of S Bar, swag bags from the amazing Corners of Brookfield retailers for the first 50 to register and attend, plus an opportunity to win some fantastic prizes!



Milwaukee Local Events

Guides for other area activities can be found near the end of this post. This is by no means a comprehensive list. If you know of any fun family activities we have missed, please let us know in the comments.

The Month’s Featured Mom Meetups

Milwaukee Mom

Working Moms of Milwaukee

Babbling Babes

  • March 4 & 18, 12:00-1:00pm – Little Sprouts
  • March 10 & 24, 10:00-11:00am – Close to the Heart

Milwaukee Babywearing

Milwaukee Dads Group

  • TBD

This Month’s Events Calendar

Feb
1
Spread Kindness by Participating in Stan’s “Share-A-Pair” Shoe and Sock Drive February 1 – 29, 2020
Spread kindness and help those less fortunate by simply clearing out your closet and dropping off your new or gently used shoes, sneakers and boots for men, women, and kids as well as new socks at Sta...
Feb
21
WaterStone Bank Day
WaterStone Bank Day is a special day highlighting financial literacy at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. Children can explore the Museum’s pretend WaterStone Bank exhibit and families will recei...
Feb
22
Welcome to the Zoo
Solitary student Skylar Schultz is on a school trip to the zoo! After a mysterious encounter with a wise river turtle, Skylar is transformed into a Humboldt penguin, a zebra, and a river otter! Skylar...
Feb
22
Urban Candlelight Hike in Three Bridges Park
Bundle up for a winter adventure complete with 2 miles of candlelit trails, roaring campfires, hot cocoa, BOGO beers & rootbeers, fat tire bike trials, and more! Hardy northerners love to cure the...
Feb
25
Meet Bender the Milwaukee Admirals Rink Dog at World Spay Day!
HAWS and Bender, the Milwaukee Admirals Rink pup and HAWS alum, know the importance of spaying and neutering our pets. Join us at HAWS for fun while we promote spay/neuter awareness. -Meet Bender and ...
Feb
29
Kid Boogie Down Superhero Costume Dance Party
Join us for a superhero costume dance party! Live music/video show by DJ lukewarm complete with lights, lasers, bubbles, and more! COSTUMES WELCOME! (Encouraged, really) Get into character & snap ...
Mar
2
Taste & Toast 2020
Taste & Toast, a happy hour event coordinated by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, returns March 2 – 6. The event features specially priced small plates, appetizers and one-of-a-kind beverages, alcoh...
Mar
3
Free Yoga Week at the Bay View Community Center
Hello! We’re excited to share the news that the Bay View Community Center will be offering free yoga classes the first week of March, next week. They include … Tuesday 3/3, 9:30 – 10...
Mar
4
4 week meditation series: meditation to overcome obstacles with camelia kessaci
Find your anchor through difficult situations. Learn the meditation tools that help increase your awareness and stability. During this 4-week meditation series, you will be guided each week to conscio...
Mar
5
Toddler and Me Yoga!
Move, laugh, play, and connect during a fun opportunity for caregivers and their little ones to do yoga! Learn basic poses and simple breathing exercises through songs, stories, and games that can be ...
Mar
5
Baby and Me Yoga
This is for postpartum moms* and/or dads and their babies (not-yet-walking) for a gentle yoga practice that will meet you and your little one where you are that day. This is an inclusive, positive, an...
Mar
5
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha FREE Pop Up Camp
The Burn Boot Camp Waukesha Pop-Up Camp Series Continues! Starting February 20th, join Burn Boot Camp on Thursday nights at 5:45 pm at Riverglen Christian Church in Waukesha. Please arrive 15 minutes ...
Mar
7
Fight For Air Climb- Milwaukee
Come climb 1,034 steps at the U.S. Bank Center to raise awareness for lung health and disease! Climbs are held in prominent skyscrapers, giving participants the opportunity to join together with frien...
Mar
7
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha FREE Pop Up Camp
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha Pop-Up Camp Series Continues! This Saturday, join us at RiverGlen Church for a great workout followed by Mama D’s COFFEE, goodies and conversations, sponsored by Mama D&#...
Mar
7
Free “Onward” Family Party at Marcus Theatres
“Onward” is already on your must-see list. Make your outing even more special by heading to participating Marcus Theatres for a free family party! From 10am to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 come as...
Mar
7
Local Farmer Open House
Learn how you can conveniently get boxes of healthy farm-fresh produce (and more) directly from your local farmers. This free event is a once-a-year opportunity to talk with local farmers, learn about...
Mar
7
gentle yoga + live music: soothing for the soul with lindsey ruenger
Treat yourself to this unique experience of Yoga with Live Music! This prop heavy practice will include a gentle flow, restorative poses, and a deeply relaxing meditative Savasana, all while listening...
Mar
9
Grace Christian Academy – Come See Us in Action
Come in all day or part of the day to witness a normal school day at GCA! No appointment necessary; we just ask that parents accompany their children.
Mar
9
Preschool & Kindergarten Open House
Come learn how Heritage Christian Schools can help prepare your child spiritually and academically for life. View preschool and kindergarten classrooms, meet a teacher and get an overview of our dynam...
Mar
9
Preschool & Kindergarten Open House
Learn how Heritage Christian Schools can help prepare your child spiritually and academically for life. View preschool and kindergarten classrooms, meet a teacher and get an overview of our dynamic cu...
Mar
10
Family STEM Night
Family STEM Night sponsored by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles A family friendly night of STEM activities! Visit our activity stations for hand on experiences and make & takes. Learn about careers in sc...
Mar
11
Pint-Size Science: Recommended for children ages 2-5
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. Pint-Size Science includes hands-on experiments to demonstrate that science is everywhere. Admissi...
Mar
11
4 week meditation series: meditation to overcome obstacles with camelia kessaci
Find your anchor through difficult situations. Learn the meditation tools that help increase your awareness and stability. During this 4-week meditation series, you will be guided each week to conscio...
Mar
12
Toddler and Me Yoga!
Move, laugh, play, and connect during a fun opportunity for caregivers and their little ones to do yoga! Learn basic poses and simple breathing exercises through songs, stories, and games that can be ...
Mar
12
Tot Time
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. Tot Time features songs, stories, games and other activities for the Museum’s youngest visitors....
Mar
12
Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Classes
Utilize a yoga practice to help navigate through the physical, emotional, and mental changes of new parenthood. Ground through simple meditation and move through postures and breathwork designed to ap...
Mar
12
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha FREE Pop Up Camp
The Burn Boot Camp Waukesha Pop-Up Camp Series Continues! Starting February 20th, join Burn Boot Camp on Thursday nights at 5:45 pm at Riverglen Christian Church in Waukesha. Please arrive 15 minutes ...
Mar
12
Kohl’s Wild Theater: Welcome to the Zoo
Kohl’s Wild Theater, made possible by a partnership between Kohl’s, the Milwaukee County Zoo and the Zoological Society of Milwaukee, is a family oriented theater performance based on wildlife...
Mar
13
Our Five Senses: Recommended for children age 3 and older
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. In Our Five Senses, children can learn about how we communicate by exploring sight, smell, taste, ...
Mar
13
Kids’ Night Out – Wisconsin Humane Society (Ozaukee Campus)
Kids’ Night Out – Wisconsin Humane Society (Ozaukee Campus) Looking for a fun way to spend a Friday night? Why not snack on pizza, make friends, and interact with animals? Kids’ Night Ou...
Mar
13
Kids’ Night Out – Wisconsin Humane Society (Milwaukee Campus)
Kids’ Night Out – Wisconsin Humane Society (Milwaukee Campus) Looking for a fun way to spend a Friday night? Why not snack on pizza, make friends, and interact with animals? Kids’ Night ...
Mar
14
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha FREE Pop Up Camp
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha Pop-Up Camp Series Continues! Join us Saturday March 14th at 8:30am at the Montessori School of Waukesha! Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out your waiver and get set up!...
Mar
14
Sendik’s Day
Starting February 22, shoppers can visit a Sendik’s Food Market and purchase select products, then show their receipt at the Museum on March 14 to receive one FREE admission per product at the Betty...
Mar
14
Discover Girl Scouts
Discover everything Girl Scouts has to offer at this free and fun event for parents and girls! Join us to learn about our safe, no-limits program designed specifically for girls, where they’re inspi...
Mar
14
Let’s Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – Kids & Teens Holiday Cooking Class
Let’s Get Green for St. Patrick’s Day! At SCC, every day is a celebration, but not every day is a GREEN celebration! We want to take the day to celebrate St Patrick’s day with your kiddos! What ...
Mar
14
love advice from kids
Me & My Gal Mother/Son Dance at the Waukesha YMCA
The Waukesha YMCA will host its first annual mother/son dance “Me & My Gal” on Saturday, March 14, 2020 6-8:30PM. The dance will take place at the Waukesha YMCA, 320 E Broadway, Waukes...
Mar
15
Family Day, St. Patrick’s Celebration
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early! Our family-friendly event has interactive activities for everyone! Arts & Crafts Live Music Multiple Irish Dance Performances – Trinity Academy of Ir...
Mar
15
Art Workshop: Basic Portrait Drawing
Do you love to draw and would like to learn the how to create your very own self portrait? Join The Friendship Art Studio for this wonderful class where we explore the anatomy of the face and adding d...
Mar
17
Be A Maker: Art Studio
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum’s Be A Maker (BAM) space is a communal workshop space, free to experience with regular admission. Families can attend an Art Studio session to create unique proje...
Mar
17
Be A Maker: Art Studio
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum’s Be A Maker (BAM) space is a communal workshop space, free to experience with regular admission. Families can attend an Art Studio session to create unique proje...
Mar
17
Be A Maker: Art Studio
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum’s Be A Maker (BAM) space is a communal workshop space, free to experience with regular admission. Families can attend an Art Studio session to create unique proje...
Mar
18
The Better Sex Event
Over 50% of women experience some form of sexual dysfunction in their life such as painful intercourse, decreased libido, or issues with orgasm. Rarely are these issues talked about. And when women do...
Mar
18
4 week meditation series: meditation to overcome obstacles with camelia kessaci
Find your anchor through difficult situations. Learn the meditation tools that help increase your awareness and stability. During this 4-week meditation series, you will be guided each week to conscio...
Mar
19
Toddler and Me Yoga!
Move, laugh, play, and connect during a fun opportunity for caregivers and their little ones to do yoga! Learn basic poses and simple breathing exercises through songs, stories, and games that can be ...
Mar
19
Tot Time
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. Tot Time features songs, stories, games and other activities for the Museum’s youngest visitors....
Mar
19
Neighborhood Night
Enjoy free admission from 5-8 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, plus special workshops offered in the Museum’s Be A Maker space. Neighborhood Night is...
Mar
19
Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Classes
Utilize a yoga practice to help navigate through the physical, emotional, and mental changes of new parenthood. Ground through simple meditation and move through postures and breathwork designed to ap...
Mar
19
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha FREE Pop Up Camp
The Burn Boot Camp Waukesha Pop-Up Camp Series Continues! Starting February 20th, join Burn Boot Camp on Thursday nights at 5:45 pm at Riverglen Christian Church in Waukesha. Please arrive 15 minutes ...
Mar
20
Milwaukee REALTORS® Home & Garden Show
There’s no place like gnome this spring at the 96th annual REALTORS® Home & Garden Show, presented by Unilock. Featuring 350+ landscaping and home improvement professionals, two garden promenad...
Mar
20
RIGAMAJIG©
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. Visitors can enjoy open play with RIGAMAJIG, the Museum’s large-scale building kit that helps ch...
Mar
20
Stories and Songs with the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. Children’s imaginations will soar as they read and re-create storybook tales through drama, musi...
Mar
21
Rock Your Socks Day
📷 Photo by: Melanie Baeten Photography In honor of World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), make sure you wear your silliest, mismatched or brightly colored socks to support WDSD. Let’s show everyone that...
Mar
21
Prenatal Yoga at Tosa Yoga Center
Specifically designed for moms-to-be, this class is open to all levels of yoga experience and any stage of pregnancy. Posture sequences will be designed to target appropriate strengthening and muscle ...
Mar
21
Spring Equinox Hike
The Spring Equinox represents new life & new beginnings and encourages new ideas. As the time of equal day & night, it also represents balance & contrast. Join us for a walk through LSP to...
Mar
21
Brownie Badge Workshop – Programming Robots and Designing Robots
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers many guided programs that help Girl Scouts meet STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art/design and math) badge requirements. Brownie Scouts attending th...
Mar
21
gong meditation: gongtopia with michael bettine
Restore Your Natural Balance Practice deep relaxation and discover a space of calm and healing with Gong Meditation. Imagine floating in an ocean of sound, where you can let go of all your stress and ...
Mar
21
Burn Waukesha Kids Touch a Truck & Retail Shopping Experience
We are so excited to welcome you and your kiddos into our facility to see where all of the Burn Kids fun will happen in our Burn Waukesha Childwatch room! Help your kiddos get comfortable with our new...
Mar
24
Paint and Create Workshop
Children can participate in a painting workshop at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum facilitated by guest makers from Stickman Painting Studio. Museum admission is not included in workshop fee. Pric...
Mar
25
Pint-Size Science: Recommended for children ages 2-5
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. Pint-Size Science includes hands-on experiments to demonstrate that science is everywhere. Admissi...
Mar
25
Welcome to the Zoo
Solitary student Skylar Schultz is on a school trip to the zoo! After a mysterious encounter with a wise river turtle, Skylar is transformed into a Humboldt penguin, a zebra, and a river otter! Skylar...
Mar
25
4 week meditation series: meditation to overcome obstacles with camelia kessaci
Find your anchor through difficult situations. Learn the meditation tools that help increase your awareness and stability. During this 4-week meditation series, you will be guided each week to conscio...
Mar
26
Toddler and Me Yoga!
Move, laugh, play, and connect during a fun opportunity for caregivers and their little ones to do yoga! Learn basic poses and simple breathing exercises through songs, stories, and games that can be ...
Mar
26
Patriot Storytime
Patriot Storytime includes active songs, a fun craft, and interactive stories for your child (birth-5 years) & you. – Coffee for caregivers. – Light snack for every child. – Park...
Mar
26
Tot Time
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. Tot Time features songs, stories, games and other activities for the Museum’s youngest visitors....
Mar
26
Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Classes
Utilize a yoga practice to help navigate through the physical, emotional, and mental changes of new parenthood. Ground through simple meditation and move through postures and breathwork designed to ap...
Mar
26
Burn Boot Camp Waukesha FREE Pop Up Camp
The Burn Boot Camp Waukesha Pop-Up Camp Series Continues! Starting February 20th, join Burn Boot Camp on Thursday nights at 5:45 pm at Riverglen Christian Church in Waukesha. Please arrive 15 minutes ...
Mar
27
Akeelah and the Bee
An underdog we all can root for takes the stage in “Akeelah and the Bee” at the Racine Theatre Guild Friday, March 27 – Sunday, April 5. Akeelah lives and breathes words and has a gift for s...
Mar
27
Our Five Senses: Recommended for children age 3 and older
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers weekly programs for visitors, free with regular admission. In Our Five Senses, children can learn about how we communicate by exploring sight, smell, taste, ...
Mar
28
Akeelah and the Bee
An underdog we all can root for takes the stage in “Akeelah and the Bee” at the Racine Theatre Guild Friday, March 27 – Sunday, April 5. Akeelah lives and breathes words and has a gift for s...
Mar
28
Prenatal Yoga at Tosa Yoga Center
Specifically designed for moms-to-be, this class is open to all levels of yoga experience and any stage of pregnancy. Posture sequences will be designed to target appropriate strengthening and muscle ...
Mar
29
Akeelah and the Bee
An underdog we all can root for takes the stage in “Akeelah and the Bee” at the Racine Theatre Guild Friday, March 27 – Sunday, April 5. Akeelah lives and breathes words and has a gift for s...
Mar
31
Be A Maker: Art Studio
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum’s Be A Maker (BAM) space is a communal workshop space, free to experience with regular admission. Families can attend an Art Studio session to create unique proje...
Mar
31
Be A Maker: Art Studio
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum’s Be A Maker (BAM) space is a communal workshop space, free to experience with regular admission. Families can attend an Art Studio session to create unique proje...
Mar
31
Be A Maker: Art Studio
The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum’s Be A Maker (BAM) space is a communal workshop space, free to experience with regular admission. Families can attend an Art Studio session to create unique proje...



Ongoing Activities:

Fox & Branch Concerts at Anodyne Coffee – On Sundays throughout the year, join Fox & Branch at Anodyne Coffee in Walkers Point for a Family Folk Concert everyone will love. Check the official schedule online. Fun for all ages and be sure to enjoy some Anodyne coffee and a treat while you’re there.

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Workshops are held the first Saturday of the month, and are different each time. At each workshop, kids receive an apron, wooden project, and a pin that says they’ve completed the project. The projects are perfect for a wide range of ages. You can check out upcoming projects on Home Depot’s website.

$5 Tuesdays at The Movies – All first-run Marcus Theater locations. See the hottest blockbusters for just $5. If you’re a MMR member, the popcorn is on us!

Milwaukee Art Museum Storytime – Every Saturday at 10:30, head to the Milwaukee Art Museum to hear a beautiful story about art on display and respond through creation of your own masterpiece. Meet at admissions. Free with museum admission. Check out the Milwaukee Art Museum for free on the first Thursday of every month.

On the first Thursday of every month, admission is free to the Milwaukee Public Museum.

The Mitchell Park Domes are free the first Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., excluding the celebration of major holidays.

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum offers free admission from 5:00 – 8:00 PM on the third Thursday of the month.

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum offers free admission for all visitors on the first Wednesday of the month from 1-5pm

Charles Allis Art Museum offers free admission for all visitors the first Wednesday of the month from 1-5pm.

Barnes & Noble Brookfield Square – Preschool Storytime is every Thursday at 10:00 am. Check back throughout the year for various seasonal and themed storytimes. See website for schedule.

Barnes & Noble Bayshore – Preschool Storytime is every Wednesday at 10:00 am. Check back throughout the year for various seasonal and themed storytimes. See website for schedule.

Kidz Days at the Center – During the summer months, First Stage holds free family programming every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10-11 at their outdoor theater. The programs feature everything from plays to story times, African drumming to Irish dancing, flipping gymnasts, and so much more. If you have a younger kiddo, these programs provide the perfect opportunity to practice sitting and watching a performance, without leaving you embarrassed if you have to leave half way through. Find out more here.

Boerner Botanical Gardens – Milwaukee County residents receive free admission the first Tuesday of every month, May – September. Every garden more picturesque than the next, but there’s a ton of space for your little ones to stretch their legs and explore.

Urban Ecology Center – Every Saturday at 1, at the locations in Menomonee Valley and Riverside Park, your little one can help feed turtles, frogs, and other reptiles! You can see their full calendar of events here. All of the branches are open six days a week, so check one out today.

Car Seat Checks– Car seat checks are available throughout the Milwaukee area, see website for dates and locations. Appointments are required for car seat checks. Find the nearest location to you on the Safe Kids Wisconsin website and make an appointment.

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