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.
- Last chance to see Evicted exhibit: Friday, Sept. 27 to Monday, Sept. 30
Since June, the Mobile Design Box, 753 N. 27th St., has featured Evicted, an exhibit based on Matthew Desmond’s book. The exhibit is free and open to the public on from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The immersive exhibit features Desmond’s photography and audio while telling the story of eviction.
- Doors Open Milwaukee: Saturday, Sept. 28 – Sunday, Sept. 29
Doors Open, Milwaukee’s annual two-day celebration of art, architecture, culture and history, is back. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Sept. 29. This year features more than 170 free tours and more than 35 ticketed tours with the Near Westside listed as the spotlight neighborhood. For the full list of buildings, click here.
- Make Your Money Talk boot camp: Saturday, Sept. 28
Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation is hosting a Make Your Money Talk boot camp at the Victory Garden, 5556 N. 68th St., on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to improve their credit score, create a household budget and more. Pre-registration is required. To register call (414) 263-5450 or click here and use the password SaveMoney.
- Annual 5th Street Fest in Walker’s Point: Saturday, Sept. 28
Walker’s Point is celebrating its third annual 5th Street Fest on Saturday, Sept. 28. The festival will be held on Fifth Street between National Avenue and Virginia Street. There will be music, food, activities and more. It starts at noon and ends at 10:30 p.m.
- Moody Park youth cleanup: Sunday, Sept. 29
Youth and other volunteers are invited to clean up Moody Park, 2201 W. Auer Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 29. The event is dedicated to Quanita “Tay” Jackson, who was fatally shot in the park over the summer. The cleanup will begin at noon and run until 3 p.m. Cleaning supplies and snacks will be provided. Volunteers can sign up here.
Bonus: Cancer Crush 2019: Saturday, Sept. 28
Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin are hosting 1-mile and 5K walk/run called Cancer Crush on Saturday, Sept. 28. It will be held on the MCW Milwaukee Campus, 8701 W. Watertown Plank Rd. and start at 9 a.m. Cancer Crush is an opportunity for patients, families, physicians and healthcare providers to raise funds for cancer research.