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. Milwaukee Recreation winter registration: Monday, Jan. 13
Milwaukee residents can still register for classes and workshops offered through Milwaukee Recreation. Click here to find the 2020 winter recreation guide. To register for a class, click here. There are classes available for children, teens, families and adults.
2. Open house at St. Anthony School: Wednesday, Jan. 15
St. Anthony School, 1669 S. 5th St., is hosting an open house from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15. This is an opportunity for prospective families and students to learn about St. Anthony School. Teachers, staff and admissions department will be there to provide information. There will be pizza, refreshments and raffles. For more information call (414) 837-3300 or email email@example.com.
3. Nomination deadline for Difference Makers Awards: Thursday, Jan. 16
Residents of District 6 have an opportunity to win the Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Award. Ald. Milele Coggs of District 6 is inviting residents to nominate individuals or groups who work hard to improve the quality of life in their neighborhood and Milwaukee. The deadline to submit a name is Thursday, Jan. 16. Nomination forms can be found here.
4. The Story of a Neighborhood exhibit: Friday, Jan. 17
The Mobile Design Box, 753 N. 27th St., has a new exhibit for gallery night titled “The Story of a Neighborhood.” Visitors can explore Milwaukee’s Near West Side through images from the 1920s to the current day. The exhibit will be on display from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.
5. King Drive Commons Gallery and Studio gallery day and night: Friday, Jan. 17 and Saturday, Jan. 18
King Drive Commons Gallery and Studio, 2767 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, is hosting two gallery events featuring the works of Willie Lamar and Greg Cox. The first show will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 and the second show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18.