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. Nonprofit seeks to end human trafficking: Monday, Nov. 25
Convergence Resource Center, a faith-based nonprofit, is launching its second annual HEMAD campaign at UMOS, 2701 S. Chase Ave., on Monday, Nov. 25 at 10:30 a.m. HEMAD stands for Human trafficking Educators working with Men and boys to stand Against the Demand. This year, Convergence Resource Center would like at least 6,000 men to pledge to take a public stand against human trafficking.
2. Family cooking night: Tuesday, Nov. 26
Chef Sam is hosting a cooking class for kids and families on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Together, families can learn new and exciting recipes. The cooking class will take place at the Mitchell Street Library, 906 W. Historic Mitchell St., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Registration is required. To register call (414) 286-3011 or click here.
3. Community harvest dinner: Tuesday, Nov. 26
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, 930 W. Historic Mitchell St., is hosting a community harvest dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 26. No registration is required, and all are invited to celebrate and give thanks. Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
4. Amani United meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 26
Neighbors are invited to hear an update on the Amani neighborhood on Tuesday, Nov. 26. This is an opportunity to learn what’s happening the community and to voice your opinion. The meeting will be held at the Moody Park Pavilion, 2250 W. Burleigh St., from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
5. Sherman Phoenix celebrates one year: Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30
The Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond Du Lac Ave., is celebrating its one-year anniversary. The Phoenix will be hosting a Black Friday marketplace on Friday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendors can click here. Small Business Saturday will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a celebration to follow from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Click here to RSVP.
Bonus: Milwaukee NNS fundraising campaign: Now through Tuesday, Dec. 31
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