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 email@example.com and put “5 things” in the subject line by noon Thursday.
1. The Southside Health Center COVID-19 services are now drive-through: Ongoing
COVID-19 testing and vaccination services at the Southside Health Center, located at 1639 S. 23rd St., are now fully drive-through. For more information, including entrance instructions and site hours, click here.
2. Keenan Health Center hours will temporarily change this week: All week
Hours for the Keenan Sexual Health Clinic, located at 3200 N. 36th St., are changing for this week. Often referred to as the “STI Clinic,” the Keenan Sexual Health Clinic provides sexually transmitted infection and HIV related services to uninsured and underinsured residents of Milwaukee and surrounding communities. Services are provided to anyone who is at least 12 years of age at no cost to the client. More information on this week’s hours can be found by clicking here.
3. County Board of Supervisors 2022 Budget Public Hearing: Monday, Nov. 1
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is finalizing its budget for next year, and is asking for public input. The hearing starts at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1 and can be viewed virtually here. To provide testimony of 2 minutes or less, register here.
4. MATC Virtual Casa Abierta: Thursday, Nov. 4
Explore bilingual programs and student services at the Milwaukee Area Technical College, or MATC, at this year’s virtual Casa Abierta. Meet MATC’s new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Eva Martinez Powless, meet bilingual program instructors, learn about support services for all bilingual students and get information on bilingual GED/HSED programs and ESL classes. Program will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. Register here.
5. Pinto con Tinto: Canvas Calaveras y Cempazuchis: Thursday, Nov. 4
Join Latino Arts for a night of tapas, wine and painting. Participants will paint and take home their own canvas art of a beautiful Calavera (sugar skull) and Cempazuchi (marigold) design. Learn about the imagery and symbolism traditional to the Dia de los Muertos celebration as step-by-step instruction is given during this fun and engaging workshop. All materials are provided, and no prior experience is necessary. Program is located at 1028 S. 9th St. and will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. All participants must be 21+, tickets are $25 and include tapas, wine and art supplies.
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