It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know.
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1. “No More Stolen Sisters” exhibit: Through March 11
See “No More Stolen Sisters,” an exhibit at the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts that brings together artworks representing the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women, girls and two-spirits. The opening reception was canceled, but you can still see the exhibit in-person through March 11 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday through Saturday at the center, 839 S. 5th St. More information and a list of exhibited artists here.
2. Community donation drive: Now through Jan. 24
A community donation drive is taking place through Jan. 24. Items needed include diapers, wipes, tissue, toothpaste, paper towels, detergent, personal hygiene items and cleaning supplies. Information on where to drop off items can be found here.
3. Positive parenting workshop: Saturday, Jan. 8
The Islamic Society of Milwaukee and the Muslim American Society Milwaukee are organizing this in-person workshop on positive parenting techniques influenced by the Quran and Sunnah. Babysitting and light refreshments are provided. The workshop is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Islamic Society of Milwaukee, 4707 S. 13th St. Register here.
4. Reopening of the Bookseller & Cafe: Friday, Jan. 7 and Saturday, Jan. 8
The Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., is celebrating the reopening of the Bookseller & Café from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7 and Saturday, Jan. 8. Enter on Wells Street. Bookseller customers will get a free gift with purchase (while supplies last).
5. Black and Brown trans masc support group: Sunday, Jan. 9
Meet other Black and Brown masculine-aligned transgender folks virtually from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. The gathering is organized by Sun-Seeker MKE Collective. Click here for more information.