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Articles tagged with 'kids'

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Local author and artist resurrects "The Bezert"

Published Nov. 8, 2014

More than 15 years ago, Maria Knier wrote and illustrated a book, "The Bezert," and then set it aside to pursue other avenues. On Monday, Nov. 10, The Bezert will be released by Little Bahalia Publishing after a recent re-editing and re-illustrating of the original copy.

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"Spencers: Theatre of Illusion" levitates the stereotypical magic show

Published Oct. 19, 2014

Kevin Spencer is well aware of the backlash that can happen from calling oneself a magician or an illusionist. Spencer - along with his wife, Linda - brings "Spencers: Theatre of Illusion" to the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. The show is a mix of theater, rock concert and magic.

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Dave & Buster's blasts the fun

Published July 13, 2014

OnMilwaukee.com finally made it to Dave & Buster's last weekend, expecting to hate every minute of it, but they didn't and here's why.

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Louis C.K.'s message to dads

Published July 10, 2014

Even though it's a few weeks past Father's Day, I had to share this video from Louis C.K. It's good stuff and no matter how you see fatherhood, your father or the kid(s) in your life you should share this and embrace the message.

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Bay Beach offers affordable, old-school fun

Published June 28, 2014

Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay has a rich history and today offers rides, scenic views, picnic areas, a wading pool, a small-scale passenger train and concessions.

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Actress Ione Skye pens kids' book

Published May 18, 2014

In 1989, Ione Skye starred in the classic coming-of-age film, "Say Anything," and co-actor John Cusack delivered the now-cult-famous line, "I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen." About 25 years later, Skye penned a childrens' book, "My Yiddish Vacation." It's available locally at Boswell Book Company.

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Overnight at the museum exceeds expectations

Published April 20, 2014

The Milwaukee Public Museum offers kids ages 6-12 and their parents or guardians the chance to sleep overnight and experience a whole new side of the facility. Just don't forget to bring a flashlight, a floor mat and a sense of adventure.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee, 2014

Published April 13, 2014

This list - updated for 2014 - features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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Happy hoteling with kids

Published March 3, 2014

Traveling with kids is often not relaxing and it can be downright perturbing. Choosing the right hotel can help limit the amount of vacation stress a family experiences.

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Kids' birthday party guide, 2014

Published March 2, 2014

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate his / her wishes - and hopefully your budget.

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Local nature centers celebrate winter this weekend

Published Jan. 20, 2014

This weekend alone, Wehr Nature Center in Franklin, Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners and Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Bayside are all offering winter-themed events and celebrations.

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Realistic family resolutions

Published Jan. 4, 2014

There's nothing more hopeful than a clean slate. With the new year upon us, we can put our imperfections and mistakes behind us, and journey into 2014 sans last year's baggage. What are your parenting resolutions for 2014?