It’s Friday 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 submit your news by clicking here.
1. Closing reception for “No More Stolen Sisters”: Friday, March 4
The closing reception for “No More Stolen Sisters,” an exhibit of artworks representing the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirits, will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 4 at the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, located at 839 S. 5th St. The exhibition will continue to be open to the public during gallery hours through March 11.
2. Canvassing the Creative Corridor: Saturday, March 5
Replacing the old Briggs and Stratton building, the Community Within the Corridor is an incoming mixed-use building with affordable housing units and a creative space called the Creative Corridor. Learn more about the project and canvass the surrounding neighborhood from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5, beginning at 2748 N. 32nd St. More information here.
3. Floral Show at the Domes: Saturday, March 5
Learn the ins and outs of floral arrangement with Jihye Kim Schumann. The class runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday March 5 at the Mitchell Park Domes, located at 524 S Layton Blvd. More information here.
4. Women’s Day marches: Saturday, March 5 and Sunday March 6
International Women’s Day is March 8, but this Saturday and Sunday there are two events. The first demonstration is in support of reproductive rights and begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 5 at Lynden Hill, located at the intersection of North 22nd Street and West McKinley Avenue. The second demonstration honors female essential workers and begins at noon on Sunday, March 6 at Red Arrow Park, also known as Dontre Hamilton Park, located at 920 N. Water St. More information about the first demonstration here, and the second here.
5. Double your donation to Hunger Task Force: now until March 10
From now until March 10, your donation of any amount to the Hunger Task Force will be matched by local donors. More information here.