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. Open jam session with R.A.T.M.A.N.: Friday, March 11
Join the funk band R.A.T.M.A.N. for a jam session that is open to anyone. The open jam will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday March 11 at Arts @ Large, located at 1100 S. 5th St. More information here.
2. Demonstration for peace in Ukraine: Saturday, March 12
A rally organized by Peace Action Wisconsin for an end to the war in Ukraine will be held starting at noon on Saturday, March 12 at the corner of North Sherman Avenue and West North Avenue.
3. Harambee Neighborhood Improvement District Meeting: Saturday, March 12
Residents of the Harambee neighborhood are invited to learn more about what a Neighborhood Improvement District is, how it benefits neighborhood residents and to vote for the board. The meeting runs from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 12 at Ebenezer Ministry and Family Worship Center located at 3132 N. Martin Luther King Drive. Learn more about the candidates here.
4. Ujima Reading Circle: Saturday, March 12
Pick up a copy of “The Sum of Us” by Heather McGee and take part in a reading circle facilitated by Damia Causey. Light snacks, coffee and tea provided. The event starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 at The Table, located at 5305 W. Capitol Ave.
5. Trap Therapy: Sunday, March 13
Hip-hop and mental health come together in this seminar, running from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. this Sunday, March 13 at Gee’s Clippers, located at 2200 N. Martin Luther King Drive.