It’s Monday 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 at least two weeks in advance.
1. Forget Everything and Run: Tuesday, May 31 and every Tuesday ongoing
Forget Everything and Run, or FEAR MKE, meets every Tuesday to run in the community with other young professionals. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Company Brewing, located at 735 E. Center St. RSVP required here.
READ: NNS Spotlight: How one group provides a safe space for Milwaukee’s runners of color
2. Indaba Nights: Wednesday, June 1 and every Wednesday through Aug. 31
The Indaba Band Shell, located on St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care’s campus in the Amani neighborhood, will be hosting live entertainment and performances every Wednesday from this week through Aug. 31. This week, Cache MKE performs Latin American music from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1 at 2450 W. North Ave. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food vendors will be present.
3. Housing resource fair: Thursday, June 2
The Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative is organizing a housing resource fair from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 at Prince of Peace School, located at 1114 S. 25th St. The fair will include resources from banks, the City of Milwaukee and others.
4. Hora de cuentos (Spanish story time): Friday, June 3 and every Friday through Aug. 12
Enjoy virtual story time in Spanish, organized by the Milwaukee Public Library and geared toward kids up to age 9. The recurring virtual event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. every Friday on Zoom. Register here.
5. Joey Grihalva and Klassik for “The Milwaukeean” book talk: Friday, June 3
“The Milwaukeean: A Tale of Tragedy and Triumph” is a book about local artist Kellen “Klassik” Abston and “the song of an American city struggling to save its soul.” Abston and the book’s author, Joey Grihalva, talk about the book and the themes explored in it at this talk organized by Boswell Book Company. The talk runs from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 3 at 2559 N. Downer Ave. More information and RSVP here.
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