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- Cinco de Mayo Festival: Saturday, May 7
The fifth annual Cinco de Mayo festival, organized by El Conquistador Newspaper, includes a car show, dancers, mariachis and various contests. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 in the UMOS parking lot, located at 2701 S. Chase Ave. Admission is free. More information here.
2. Safer Streets Spring Community Day: Saturday, May 7
Organized by Muskego Way Forward and community partners, this event includes a community clean-up, food, music and time to share your ideas for street redesign in Muskego Way and surrounding neighborhoods. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at 1608 W. Forest Home Ave. More information here.
3. Baby Goat Yoga Fundraiser for Vincent High School: Saturday, May 7
Stretch, pet baby goats and support Harold S. Vincent High School’s agricultural education program all at once. There are two one-hour sessions each including 30 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes of play with the goats, one starting at 10 a.m. and one starting at 11 a.m., on Saturday, May 7 at Vincent High School, located at 7501 N. Granville Road. Tickets are $40. More information here.
4. BikerFest Block Party: Saturday, May 7
Bikers, motorcycle fans and interested observers are welcome to this block party featuring smells of motor oil and burning rubber and activities including stunt shows and mini-bike races. The party runs from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Fondy Farmers Market, located at 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave. More information here.
5. Refugee and Immigrant Family Community Resource Fair: Saturday, May 7
This resource fair, organized by Milwaukee Public Schools, is designed to help connect refugee and immigrant families to community resources such as g health care, child care, employment, food access and housing. The fair runs from 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Milwaukee High School of the Arts, located at 2300 W. Highland Ave.