It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know about as the nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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1. Volunteer at Hope Street Ministry: Saturday, Nov. 14
Hope Street Ministry, 2522 W. Capitol Drive, is looking for volunteers from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 14. Volunteers will be asked to clean, paint or help with general maintenance. If you are interested, email Thomas at email@example.com.
2. Free flu shot clinic at Gee’s Clippers: Friday, Nov. 13
Anthem Medicaid is hosting a free flu shot clinic at Gee’s Clippers, 2200 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13. You do not need to be an Anthem Blue Cross or Blue Shield member to receive a shot. If possible, bring an insurance card and a photo ID.
3. Prostate cancer panel and webinar: Saturday, Nov. 14
The City of Milwaukee is hosting a free webinar titled “Men’s Health Matters: Prostate Cancer Initiative.” It will take place via Zoom from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14. To register, click here. Daryl Davidson will moderate the panel discussion featuring experts and cancer survivors. For additional information, call Jermaine Murry at 414-236-0042.
4. Pop-up at The Underground Makers Market: Saturday, Nov. 14
Jewels of the Divine is having a pop-up event at The Underground Market, 3536 W. Fond du Lac Ave., from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14. The Underground Market is located on the lower level of the Sherman Phoenix. There will be waistbeads, nose cuffs and more available for purchase.
5. Studio dance class with Ko-Thi Dance Company: Sunday, Nov. 15
The Ko-Thi Dance Company’s Sonya Thompson is teaching an in-person studio dance class at Danceworks studios, 1661 N. Water St., from 1 p.m. to 2:15 on Sunday, Nov. 15. Each class is limited to eight students, and masks and registration are required. To register, click here. Registration closes at noon on Sunday, Nov. 15. The company will be hosting dance classes every Sunday through Sunday, Dec. 20.
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