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1. La Revo Books birthday party: Tuesday, March 8
La Revo Books, a bookstore with books by and for people of color, is turning one year old! Celebrate with cake, giveaways and light refreshments from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9 at Tres Hermanos Restaurant, located at 1332 W. Lincoln Ave. Click here for more information.
2. Let’s Talk Womxn Milwaukee: Tuesday, March 8
Let’s Talk Womxn’s Milwaukee chapter will host a gathering of over 20 women chefs, restauranteurs and entrepreneurs in celebration of International Women’s Day. The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 at the Story Hill Firehouse, 407 N Hawley Rd. More details, including a list of vendors and ticket information, can be found here.
3. Black immigrant and refugee experience: Tuesday, March 8
Hear from Black women immigrants and refugees on their lived experiences through this panel discussion sponsored by the Milwaukee chapter of Links, a volunteer service organization led by women of African descent. The online discussion starts at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8. Register to attend for free here.
4. Hiplet Ballerinas: Wednesday, March 9
The traveling ballet incorporating the rhythms of African drums with Tchaikovsky, arabesques and beat-boxing or even Tango comes to Milwaukee. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 at the Marcus Performing Arts Center, located at 929 N. Water St. Ticket information and more here.
5. 2022 MPS Student Job Fair: Wednesday, March 9
Businesses looking for employees are encouraged to register to attend the 2022 MPS Student Job Fair to tap into the next generation of talent. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9 at the UWM Student Union, located at 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.