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. Hope on the Move! Fall Walking Club: Monday, Nov. 22
Hosted by Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers’ “Healthy Choices” program, this free walking club explores the fall colors around the Mitchell Park Domes every Monday. Children and dogs are welcome. The walk begins at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22 at the Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd.
2. Afghanistan: What did We Achieve?: Tuesday, Nov. 23
Janan Najeeb, founding member and president of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition, speaks to what was achieved in the almost-20 year war in Afghanistan, what the current status of women in Afghanistan is and what can be done to aid refugees coming to Milwaukee. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Council of Churches and the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee, this hour-long webinar begins at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Register here.
3. “Comedy75” Thanksgiving Reunion: Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26
Laugh off your Thanksgiving calories with Comedy75, a two-day slate of comedy. A full list of comedians for both nights and tickets are available here. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. on both the Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 shows at 3020 W. Vliet St.
4. Food for Families Virtual Food Drive: continues until Thursday, Nov. 25
Hosted by New Land Enterprises and the Hunger Task Force, this virtual food drive allows you to select food items to purchase for donation. The drive continues until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25 and items can be purchased for donation here.
5. Women of Steel Diaper Drive: continues until Nov. 30
The Women of Steel Diaper Drive, organized by the Milwaukee Area Labor Council, is collecting diapers throughout November. To donate, drop off new and unopened diapers at 633 S. Hawley Rd., Suite 110, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or email email@example.com to coordinate a pickup. Sizes 1-6 and baby wipes are needed.