It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some events that can enrich your weekend. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put 5 things in the subject line by noon Thursday.
1. For the culture fashion show: Friday, June 28
Ohemma Evolve, a Milwaukee designer, is debuting her collection of authentic African wear during a fashion show at 7 p.m. Friday, June 28. Tickets are free, and the show is at The Lord’s Way International, 6132 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
2. Ride a bike with players from the Milwaukee Brewers: Saturday, June 29
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is hosting a Community Health in Motion Bike Day on Saturday, June 29. Sixteenth Street will have a bike and helmet give-away for children and adults among other activities. Joining in on the bike ride will be four Milwaukee Brewers Players and their wives. The event starts at Kosciuszko Park, 2201 S. 7th St., at 11 a.m.
3. Mindfulness & Meditation in Alice’s Garden: Saturday, June 29
Alice’s Garden, 2136 N. 21st St., is hosting a meditation session, which will focus on mindfulness. The goal is to bring awareness to the mind, body and feelings. Those interested should bring a yoga mat or blanket. The session on Saturday, June 29 starts at 10 a.m.
4. Hike and canoe in Washington Park: Saturday, June 29
The Milwaukee Public Library and the Urban Ecology Center are inviting you on a hike through Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St., on Saturday, June 29. The day starts at 11 a.m. with a hike followed by a lunch and paddle safety and canoeing. To register, click here.
5. It’s a family affair community block party: Saturday, June 29
New Hope Youth and Family Services, 2004 N. 33rd St., is hosting a community block party on Saturday, June 29, and all are welcome. There will be community resources, face painting, free food, a bounce house and more. The party starts at noon.
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