It’s Monday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know about as the nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. 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.
The Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center is holding weekly virtual town hall meetings with Dr. Lyle Ignace. The meetings take place on Zoom at 3 p.m. on Thursdays. The topics deal with the coronavirus and range from testing to proper cleaning and hygiene procedures. Click here to attend.
2. Rebroadcast of a SistaStrings performance: Tuesday, May 12
A performance by SistaStrings will be rebroadcast from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12. To catch the performances of Monique and Chauntee Ross, listeners can go to WMSE website or check it out on 91.7 FM.
3. Alice’s Garden herbal CSA sign-up
Alice’s Garden is offering Milwaukeeans a chance to participate in its Community Supported Agriculture program. On a weekly or biweekly basis, participants can receive a box of fresh herbs and herbal products during the growing season, which takes place from June through October. Those interested can purchase a half share for $150 or a whole share for $280. To sign up, visit the Alice’s Garden website. To discuss a payment plan or for more information, email Venice Williams at email@example.com.
4. Salsa 101 with Wanyah Frazier and Nō Studios Unplugged: Wednesday, May 13
Wanyah Frazier, the owner and founder of WoLF Studios is partnering up with Nō Studios Unplugged to teach Salsa 101. The class is free, but contributions are strongly encouraged and can be sent to Frazier through Venmo @Wanyah-Frazier. The class will be streamed on Nō Studios Facebook page from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. RSVPs are encouraged.
5. Acts Housing providing virtual services
Acts Housing is offering virtual services, including orientations (available in English and Spanish), one-on-one counseling and homebuyer education classes. Acts also is also working with alumni families experiencing financial difficulties at this time. In case you missed it: From renting to owning: How to get a home in Milwaukee.
Bonus: The latest coronavirus coverage from NNS
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