1. Imagining a future without lead: Saturday, June 15
Walnut Way is celebrating the completion of its Growing Healthy Soil for Health Communities project. The project’s purpose was to reduce the level of lead in the soil and allow neighbors a chance to garden. The event is broken down into three sessions and includes a lunch and story by Chef Anomalous Campbell of Ex-Fabula. The celebration is at Bradley Tech High School, 700 S. 4th St., and will start at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 15. To register, click here.
2. Block party for father figures and sons: Saturday, June 15
Father figures and sons are invited to Midtown, 1645 N. 25th, for a block party hosted by the Salvation Army, Safe & Sound, Midtown Partners and others. Activities include a DJ, a basketball tournament, haircuts, free clothes, food and ice cream and more. Ald. Russell Stamper and Milwaukee Police Department’s Captain Jeffery Norman will be speaking. The party starts at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 15.
3. Volunteer opportunity with Hope Without Borders: Saturday, June 15
Hope Without Borders is looking for volunteers to help serve the homeless on Saturday, June 15 at Repairers of the Breach, 1334 W. Vliet St. Deserts, individual bags of chips and servers are all needed. Email Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
4. Praise 4 Peace march and rally: Saturday, June 15
Crossing Jordan Ministries is hosting its 16th Annual Praise 4 Peace march and rally. The event will begin with a march at Garden Homes Square, N. 26th St. at 11 a.m. The main goal is to restore families, provide resources and lower violence.
5. Father’s for progress community cookout: Sunday, June 16
Shine A Light MKE 2020, is hosting a Father’s Day cookout in Sherman Park, 3000 N. Sherman Blvd. Anyone is welcome to join, and tickets are free. Food and information will be provided. There will also be activities and prizes. The cookout starts at 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 16.