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. Lindsay Heights Neighborhood Cleanup: Monday, Nov. 15
Join Running Rebels to help pick up trash and clean streets in Lindsay Heights. The cleanup starts at 1919 W. North Ave. at noon and will continue until 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15. Chili, hot cocoa and coffee will be provided for participants by Running Rebels.
2. Fact or Cap? The COVID-19 Vaccine Game Show: Tuesday, Nov. 16
Think you know what’s fact and what’s not about the COVID-19 vaccine? Put your skills to the test and win prizes at this COVID-19 vaccine-themed trivia game show. The virtual show, sponsored by HealthyMKE, is free, family-friendly and runs from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Learn more and register here.
3. Lindsay Heights Neighborhood Improvement District Town Hall: Wednesday, Nov. 17
If you live in Lindsay Heights, come discuss plans for the neighborhood with Walnut Way and the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood Improvement District. The discussion takes place online starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17. Register for free here.
4. Virtual salon on “Faulty Forensics”: Wednesday, Nov. 17
Forensic science is often used as evidence in criminal trials, but should it be? Katherine H. Judson, executive director of the Center for Integrity in Forensic Science, lays out the limitations of forensic evidence, such as bite-mark evidence, fingerprint and eyewitness identification and DNA analysis, in the courtroom. The discussion, sponsored by the Wisconsin Justice Initiative, will take place virtually at noon Wednesday, Nov. 17. Register for free here.
5. “Voices of Milwaukee Bronzeville”: Thursday, Nov. 18
In “Voices of Milwaukee Bronzeville,” Dr. Sandra E. Jones collects stories of residents who once called Milwaukee’s Bronzeville home. She shares these stories from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at Boswell Book Company, located at 2559 N. Downer Ave. The event can also be viewed online by registering here.
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