Editor’s note: This article has been updated to replace an item that contained the wrong date.
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. Volunteer for food drive: Friday, April 1
The MKE Good Food Bus, which delivers pay-what-you-can food to a variety of neighborhoods on the North and South sides, is looking for volunteers for its food drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 1 at the Urban Ecology Center’s Washington Park location at 1859 N. 40th St. Volunteers will help distribute food and organize future deliveries. More information here. You can also donate to the effort, learn more here.
2. Pocket Change + NilexNile at Nō Studios: Friday, April 1
Milwaukee-based talent is on display again, featuring hip-hop, bebop and R&B blenders Pocket Change and hip-hop artist NilexNile. Doors open at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1 at Nō Studios, located at 1037 W. McKinley Ave. Tickets are $10 for non-members of Nō Studios. More information about the show and artists here.
3. Wedding and Quinceañera Expo: Sunday, April 3
Those planning a wedding or quinceañera can find cakes, dresses, limos, catering and more at this wedding and quinceañera expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 3 at Serb Hall, located at 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave. Tickets are $10. For more information call 414-383-1000. The event is hosted by El Conquistador Latino Newspaper.
Find coffee, empanadas, plants, hemp and more at this makers market hosted by Triciclo Perú. The market runs from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 3 and every Sunday through April 24 except Easter (April 17) at Triciclo Perú, located at 3801 W. Vliet St. More information here.
5. Get a discount for musical about The Temptations: while available
You can still get discounted tickets through the Wisconsin African-American Women’s Center for “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations” musical by Dominique Morisseau. The discounted tickets are for shows playing at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 10 at the Marcus Performing Arts Center, located at 929 N. Water St. More information here.