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. Indigenous Peoples Park dedication ceremony: Monday, Oct. 14
Columbus Park, 7301 W. Courtland Ave., is going to be renamed Indigenous Peoples Park on Monday, Oct. 14. Students from the Indian Community School will lead the ceremony. The program begins at 9:30 a.m.
2. Teacher appreciation afternoon at The Domes: Tuesday, Oct. 15
The Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., is celebrating Milwaukee teachers and school staff with an appreciation afternoon on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Admission to The Domes will be free for all teachers and school staff from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Those interested in attending are asked to pre-register here.
3. Botanica Galactica night market: Thursday, Oct. 17
Botanica Galactica, 719 S. 5th St., is hosting a night market on Thursday, Oct. 17. There will be music, dancing, vendors, food and more. The night market will start at 5 p.m. and go to 9 p.m.
4. Gallery Night in Amani and Metcalfe Park: Friday, Oct. 18
Imagine MKE will be highlighting artists in the Amani and Metcalfe Park neighborhoods during Gallery Night on Friday, Oct. 18. The event is free. It will be split into two parts. At the Milwaukee Public Library, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave., guests can see the work of Allison Westbrook IV from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and check out the open mic from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St., and BRIC Building, 2741 W. Fond du Lac Ave., will display exhibitions by more than 25 artists from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
5. Hunting Moon Pow Wow: Friday, Oct. 18 – Sunday, Oct. 20
The 15th annual Hunting Moon Pow Wow starts Friday, Oct. 18 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 20. The event is free and open to the public. There will be singing, drumming and dancing. The powwow will be held in the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Doors open at 3 p.m. with the grand entry to start at 7 p.m. For more information, click here.