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. Mosaic workshop at the Farmhouse Paint Bar: Friday, Jan. 8
The Farmhouse Paint Bar & Banquet Hall, 4511 S. 6th St., is doing a mosaic workshop. The workshop costs $35 and lasts for two hours. Those interested can attend in person or order a mosaic for pickup or shipping. The workshop is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8. Additional workshop dates are available.
2. LGBT Center: Virtual dance party: Friday, Jan. 8
The LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin is hosting a free virtual dance party from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8. The party will take place over Zoom and participants can register here. Omé Lopez, a queer entertainer, will be the DJ.
3. Winter Wonder Wander in Lincoln Park: Saturday, Jan. 9
Friends of Lincoln Park is hosting Winter Wonder Wander in Lincoln Park, 5400 N. Milwaukee River Parkway (entrance to the Oak Leaf Trail), starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9. Local science teacher Mark Enters will lead the walk. Participants are asked to wear a mask, to maintain social distancing and to bring their own hot chocolate or snack.
4. Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market: Saturday, Jan. 9
The Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9. The market is located at the Greenhouse Annex at the Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd. The vendors vary per week and are subject to change. Guests are required to wear a mask.
5. “Embodied Truth: Finding ways to move together”: Sunday, Jan. 10
Cooperative Performance’s show, “Embodied Truth: Finding ways to move together,” will be available to watch from 12 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10. Directed by Daniel Burkholder and Kimani Fowlin, the show explores the #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter movements through a parental lens. The performance is a combination of dance, spoken word, storytelling and more. To watch the show, click here.
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