It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know.
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1. Latin dance lessons with Salsabrositas MKE: Friday, Oct. 24
Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting Latin dance lessons. Salsabrositas MKE will be teaching the lessons. This week, the class will take place at 700 W. State St., Room M616, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24.
2. Community diaper distribution: Saturday, Sept. 25
Milwaukee Diaper Mission, Metcalfe Park Community Bridges and the Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee are hosting a community diaper distribution. There will be free diapers, food and live music. The distribution will take place at Metcalfe Park Rising, 3401 W. Center St., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25.
3. Menomonee River Valley Week: Saturday, Sept. 25 to Saturday, Oct. 2
Menomonee River Valley Week is kicking off on Saturday, Sept. 25 and will conclude on Saturday, Oct. 2. The activities include a scavenger hunt, a beer run, a bike tour, an outdoor movie night, a blood drive and more. For the full list of events, click here.
4. Mitchell Park Domes: Mums, mosses and mushrooms: Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26
The Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., has a new floral show called “Mums, Mosses & Mushrooms.” This weekend, the show will be on display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26. The show will be on display until Sunday, Nov. 7.
5. Urban Ecology Center annual HKE MKE Week: Saturday, Sept. 25 to Saturday, Oct. 2
The Urban Ecology Center’s seventh annual HKE MKE Week fundraiser is taking place from Saturday, Sept. 25 to Saturday, Oct. 2. Various hikes and activities are scheduled throughout the week at the center’s three locations: Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Place; Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St.; and Menomonee Valley, 3700 W. Pierce St. To sign up, click here. The proceeds go toward the Urban Ecology Center.
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