It’s Monday in Milwaukee, and here are some events we think you shouldn’t miss. 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. Arts @ Large family yoga: Monday, Sept. 16
Families are invited to take yoga together at Arts @ Large, 1100 S. 5th St., on Monday, Sept. 16. Yoga instructor Pam Miller will lead parents and children through practice. Class begins at 9 a.m.
2. Milwaukee Plan community meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 17
The Milwaukee Department of City Development and partners, which include Walnut Way and Metcalfe Park Community Bridges, are looking for local expertise to help shape the neighborhoods surrounding Fond du Lac and North avenues. On Tuesday, Sept. 17, there will be a community meeting at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St., where residents can offer input. The meeting will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
3. Save the Domes county hearing: Wednesday, Sept. 18
The Milwaukee County Board is holding a public hearing regarding the future of the Mitchell Park Domes on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The board would like to hear from the public. The meeting will be held in the Mitchell Park Domes Annex, 524 S. Layton Blvd. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the event is expected to start at 6 p.m.
4. Doing ‘goodr’ with food surplus: Wednesday, Sept. 18
88Nine Radio Milwaukee, along with 88Nine Labs, hosts a discussion on fighting food waste and hunger with technology and women-led startups at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 220 East Pittsburgh Ave. The event will feature Jasmine Crowe, the founder and CEO of Goodr, a startup that uses blockchain technology to reduce food waste and help end hunger. She recently partnered with the Super Bowl to collect over 100,000 pounds of food and distribute to those in need.
5. Movie night in Johnsons Park: Friday, Sept. 20
Friends of Johnson Park is hosting a movie night in Johnsons Park, 1919 W. Fond du Lac Ave., on Friday, Sept. 20. The event is free and open to the public. Families, friends and neighbors can enjoy a screening of “Akeelah and The Bee.” The event starts at 6 p.m.
About Ana Martinez-Ortiz
Ana serves as NNS’ newly created community engagement reporter and is responsible for writing stories that help our readers navigate their lives as well as making sure they know the fun things that are happening in their neighborhoods. You can email her here or call (414) 604-6397.