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. Henna Night at Ma’ruf: Friday, April 29
As part of Ma’ruf’s ongoing slate of Ramadan events, the youth organization is hosting a henna night where visitors can come get henna done. The event runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29 at Ma’ruf, located at 2110 W. Hampton Ave.
2. Tree maintenance day at Havenwoods: Saturday, April 30
Friends of Havenwoods State Forest is looking for volunteers to help provide maintenance for trees in the park from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 30 at Havenwoods State Forest, located at 6141 N. Hopkins St. More information here.
3. Panel discussion on impact of Indian Child Welfare Act and the Indian Adoption Act: Saturday, April 30
Milwaukee Film hosts this free panel discussion and screening of “Daughter of a Lost Bird” and panel discussion on the impact of federal laws governing the custody, adoption and foster care cases of Indigenous children. The screening and discussion start at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at Kenilworth Square East, located at 1937 E. Kenilworth Place.
4. Mother’s Day pop-up shop: Sunday, May 1
Get your Mother’s Day gift at this pop-up shop of local small businesses. The pop-up runs from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at 5112 N. 37th St.
5. College scholarship for Hispanic students deadline upcoming: deadline Monday, May 2
The Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee’s scholarship for Hispanic undergraduate and graduate college students is currently open to applicants but will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 2. More information about the scholarship can be found here.
BONUS: The RideMCTS app will no longer be in service starting Friday: Friday, April 29
The RideMCTS app, an app bus riders could use to buy tickets and track their bus from a smartphone, will no longer be working after 8 a.m. on Friday, April 29. It is being replaced by WisGo, which provides the same bus-tracking and ticket-vending functionality as RideMCTS for both MCTS buses and public transportation options outside of Milwaukee County.