It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know are happening. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please submit your news by clicking here.
1. A walk in Rose Park: Saturday, Feb. 19
Explore Clinton E. and Bernice K. Rose Park, or Rose Park, with a scavenger hunt, a cup of hot coffee or cocoa and neighborhood community from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. The event is hosted by Friends of Rose Park at 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
2. Intro to Aztec dance: Saturday, Feb. 19
Learn about Aztec cultural roots in mother nature, farming and corn through traditional dance taught by Omeyocan Dance Company. The class runs from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Arts @ Large, located at 1100 S. 5th St. More information here.
3. “Milwaukee Voices of Gun Violence” play reading and talkback: Friday, Feb. 18 and Saturday, Feb. 19
“Milwaukee Voices of Gun Violence: Resolute, Resilient, Revolutionary,” a play by Bronzeville Arts Ensemble‘s producing artistic director Sheri Williams Pannell, highlights forgotten narratives of gun violence and their effect on families and community. Hear a reading of this play and participate in a talkback starting at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at Studio 4A in the Marcus Performing Arts Center, located at 929 N. Water St.
4. Design a Bag workshop: Sunday, Feb. 20
Design and create your own bag with Left Handed Lady, a local handbag designer, at this workshop. Tickets are $25 and include lunch. The workshop runs from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 20 at 3713 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
5. America’s Black Holocaust Museum member’s preview: Sunday, Feb. 20
Members of America’s Black Holocaust Museum can preview the museum from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20 at 401 W. North Ave. Masks required. Free registration for members requested here. Become a member here.
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