It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know about as you plan your weekend.
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1. Morning Reads with La Revo Books: Saturday, July 24
La Revo Books is hosting Morning Reads or Lecturas Mañaneras. The event will take place at Kosciuszko Park, 2201 S. 7th St., from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 24. The group will meet by the playground. Participants are invited to bring a book and a blanket and enjoy a relaxing morning in the park. La Revo Books will provide the coffee.
2. Youth development and community resource fair: Saturday, July 24
PEAK Initiative is hosting its first Youth and Community Resource Fair. The event will take place in Tiefenthaler Park, 2480 W. Cherry St., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. Various partners will be in attendance, including Safe & Sound, Next Door, Xalaat Africa Drum and Dance for Life, PEARLS for Teen Girls and more.
3. Milwaukee Public Schools COVID-19 clinic: Saturday, July 24
Milwaukee Public Schools is hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics in partnership with the Milwaukee Health Department. This weekend, there will be a clinic at South Division High School, 1515 W. Lapham Blvd., from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine approved for youth ages 12 and older. Click here for the consent form.
There will be additional clinics in the weeks to come, including one at Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language, 2430 W. Wisconsin Ave., on Wednesday, July 28 and one at Washington High School, 2525 N. Sherman Blvd., on Thursday, July 29.
4. Voces de la Frontera: Immigration forums: Saturday, July 24
In response to the recent federal court ruling regarding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Voces de la Frontera is hosting three immigration forums throughout the state. The one in Milwaukee will take place at the Voces offices, 733 W. Historic Mitchell St., at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24. The event will be streamed live on Facebook.
5. Tricklebee Cafe farmers market: Sunday, July 25
Tricklebee Cafe is hosting its summer farmers market this weekend. The market will take place at Tricklebee Cafe, 4424 W. North Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 25. There will be produce, body care products, jewelry and more available for purchase. The market will also have a free health screening station, a free clothing rack, musical entertainment and games for children.