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. Screening of “Suppressed: The Fight to Vote”: Tuesday, Jan 7
EXPO, 2821 N. Vel Phillips Ave., is hosting a screening of the documentary, “Suppressed: The Fight to Vote” from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. The documentary focuses on voter suppression and features experts, poll watchers and Georgia residents who were affected by these issues. A discussion will follow on voter suppression.
2. Kindfulness and meditation session: Wednesday, Jan. 8
Woodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E. Locust St., is hosting a meditation circle from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 8. Attendees can pay a donation amount of their choosing. The class will be led by Anthony Deutsch, a local musician and composer. There will be two sitting sessions, a short walking meditation and more. Guests should bring their own blanket and/or cushion.
3. Zumba dance and fitness class: Thursday, Jan. 9
Feeling it Dance and Fitness is hosting a Zumba class from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. The class will feature music such as soca, salsa, reggaeton, hip-hop and more. The class costs $5 per participant and can be paid for at the door. It will be held at Invisible Reality Ministries, 5324 W. Center St.
4. State Supreme Court candidate interviews: Thursday, Jan. 9
Citizen Action of Wisconsin, 221 S. 2nd St., will be interviewing candidates for the state Supreme Court from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9. Those interested in attending should arrive by 5:45 p.m. Candidates Jill Karofsky and Ed Fallone will be interviewed at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively.
5. Prepare for tax season: Saturday, Jan. 11
Bank on Greater Milwaukee is hosting a workshop on tax season from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 11. The workshop will be hosted at the Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet St. The workshop will be broken down into sections such as the benefits of banking, savings accounts for higher education and getting closer to homeownership with your tax refund. For questions, call (414) 562-9904.