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. “Hyphenated Americans”: Open gallery hours: Friday, April 2
“Hyphenated Americans,” an exhibition that explores what it means to be Latinx in the United States, is on display at Latino Arts, 1028 S. 9th St. The gallery is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 2. Pre-registration is required. The exhibit will be on display from now until Friday, June 4. Katie Avila Loughmiller, the co-founder of LUNA, curated the exhibit.
2. Wisconsin State Fair: cleaning crew hiring event: Friday, April 2
Wisconsin State Fair is looking to hire people for its cleaning crew. The organization is hosting a job fair at the Tommy G. Thompson Youth Center at State Park, 640 S. 84th St., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 2. Attendees should enter through Gate 5. There will be on-site interviews and those interested are asked to bring a resume, proof of eligibility to work in the U.S., their Social Security card and a good attitude.
3. Financial statement basics with SCORE Mentors: Saturday, April 3
SCORE Mentors is offering a free online workshop on financial statement basics. Participants will learn about budgeting and how to understand a financial statement, including how these statements can be used and why they can be of interest. The workshop will take place online from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 3. To register for the event, click here.
4. Washington Heights Easter egg hunt: Saturday, April 3
The Washington Heights Neighborhood Association and Mount Olive Lutheran Church & School are hosting their annual Easter egg hunt. The event will take place at the Mount Olive Lutheran Church and Christian Day School, 5327 W. Washington Blvd., beginning with an appearance by the Easter Bunny at 10:30 a.m. with the Easter egg hunt to follow at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 3. The event is free for children 12 and under. Participants are asked to wear a mask and bring their own basket.
5. Step-by-step paint class: Easter eggs: Sunday, April 4
Join the Farmhouse Paint Bar & Banquet Hall, 4511 S. 6th St., for a step-by-step painting class. Participants will paint a basket of Easter eggs in honor of Easter Sunday. The class is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 4. Those interested can take the class in-person or virtually. For tickets, click here.