It’s Monday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know about. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put “5 things” in the subject line by noon Thursday.
1. Running Rebels celebrates 41 years: Tuesday, Oct. 26
2. North Side and South Side drive-through job fairs: Wednesday, Oct. 27
The City of Milwaukee Office of Workforce Development will hold drive-through job fairs on the North Side and South Side from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.
Here are the locations:
•St. Matthew CME Church parking lot, 2944 N. 9th St.
•Northside Church of God parking lot, 4858 N. 19th St.
•Walgreens parking lot, 9040 W. Good Hope Rd.
•Light of the World Church parking lot, 1310 S. Cesar E. Chavez Drive
All attendees will receive a bag with information on employment assistance programs and employers. More than 50 employers from the manufacturing, office, health care, retail and transportation/logistics sectors will be featured.
3. Voces de la Frontera hosts citizenship rally: Thursday, Oct. 28
U.S. lawmakers will soon vote on a bill that could include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and/or DACA recipients. Join Voces de la Frontera in a rally in support of measures to help those who are undocumented at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 at 633 W. Wisconsin Ave.
4. Latinx Career Opportunities Conference: Thursday, Oct. 28
Presented by Prospanica Milwaukee and the MATC Hispanic-Serving Institution Steering Committee, this virtual conference is designed for Latinx students exploring career opportunities and career pathways. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. Register here.
5. “Exploring Exoplanets” with the Milwaukee Public Library: Thursday, Oct. 28
Join Manfred Olson Planetarium director Dr. Jean Creighton for a virtual talk about the search for new worlds beyond our solar system. The talk starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. Register here.
BONUS: An evening with Anthony McGill: Wednesday, Oct. 27
Spend an evening listening to New York Philharmonic Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill’s masterful artistry and learn his compelling story surrounding diversity in classical music. The event starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased here.