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Thursday

Public ice skating: Grab your skates and take a spin around the ice at the Eble Ice Arena, 19400 W. Bluemound Road, from noon to 3 p.m. (all weekdays and 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays). The cost is $6.50 for adults and $5 for children and senior citizens. Skates can be rented for $2.50.

Toddler Tales story time: Children ages 2 and 3 can enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, at 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. A caregiver must attend this half-hour program with the child. Registration is not required.

Lego Mania:Kids are welcome to build fabulous creations with Legos during this spring break activity from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.

Discovering Jane Austen: Come learn about Jane Austen during this one-woman show by Kristen Hammargren at 6:30 p.m.at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.

Elm Grove story time: Children up to age 3 and their caregiver can hear a story and spend time playing with toys related to the day's theme during Baby and Me Story Time at the Elm Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd., from 10 to 11 a.m. Register in advance; call the library at (262) 782-6717.

Friday

Singer/songwriter performs: Nora Collins, a three-time Wisconsin Area Music Industry award winner and a Brookfield native, will perform at Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 12455 W. Capitol Drive, from noon to 1 p.m.

Monday

Preschool Story Time: Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, at 10:30 a.m. for a half-hour session filled with songs, stories and fingerplays. Children must attend with a caregiver.

Tuesday

Tuesday Morning Playgroup:Children up to age 2 can drop in any time between 10 and 11:30 a.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, to play with toys and make new friends.

AARP tax assistance: AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will offer free, individualized tax preparation for low- to moderate-income taxpayers, especially those 60 and older, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., by appointment, at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road. Call the adult reference desk at (262) 782-4140, option 1, to make an appointment.

At Knit's End: Knitters of all skill levels can join this group that meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers: Celebrate Scottish American Heritage Month by learning about the traditional jigs, reels and strathspeys of Scotland during this all-ages program from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.

The State of Milwaukee's Rivers: Join Cheryl Nenn of Milwaukee Riverkeeper for an evening exploring the state of Milwaukee's rivers and near-shore Lake Michigan from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at REI Brookfield, 13100 W. Capitol Drive. Learn about the state of current water quality, ongoing monitoring and stream restoration projects, and current advocacy initiatives that Riverkeeper is working on to get closer to the goals of clean, fishable, swimmable, and boatable rivers. Seating is limited. Register at www.rei.com/events/thestateofmilwaukeesrivers/brookfield139814.

Wednesday

BabyTime story time: Children up to 24 months can listen to stories, sing songs and more during this program from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road. A parent or caregiver must attend with the child.

Toddler Tales: Children ages 2 and 3 can listen to stories, sing songs and enjoy finger plays during a half-hour session at 10:30 a.m. at the Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road.

Free memory screenings: The Waukesha County Aging and Disability Resource Center will offer free 15-minute memory screenings that can help identify possible changes in memory and recognition from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Elm Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd. These screenings do not offer diagnoses, but can create a baseline from which to monitor for future changes. Information will be available to help those concerned about their memories take the next steps. Call Vicki Beduze, (262) 548-7848, to make an appointment.

Homeschool Book Club: Homeschooled children can take part in a read-aloud book club from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Elm Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd. No advance preparation is needed.

2016 Lung Force Expo: Lung disease patients and healthcare professionals will gather for this daylong event at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road, to hear speakers from a variety of fields present the latest medical research on lung disease. Advance registration is required by visiting lungforce.org/expo or calling (262) 703-4200. The cost is $100 for healthcare professionals and $10 for patients and caregivers.

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