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1. Basura Bash 2022: Saturday, June 11
Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative is looking for volunteers for this month’s “Basura Bash.” The monthly cleanup exists to beautify and build community within the Clarke Square neighborhood. This month’s cleanup is from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, starting at South 21st Street and West Scott Avenue.
2. Walk with my father: breakfast and walk: Saturday, June 11
New Hope Youth and Family Services is hosting this celebration of “fathers, foster parents, stepfathers, guardians and anyone stepping in the role of mentor or father.” This event is free with a catered breakfast, vendors, workshops and unity across generations. Parents are encouraged to bring their children or youth they are mentoring, and non-parents are needed to walk with youth attending without a father. The event runs from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 11 at 3248 W. Brown St.
For more information to attend, become a vendor, or sponsor, contact Rita Lee at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-758-3613.
3. Midtown Neighborhood Identification Walk: Saturday, June 11
Midtown residents and interested community members are invited to this neighborhood walk with Alderman Russell Stamper, the Milwaukee Police Department and neighbors. The walk goes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. Meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Tiefenthaler Park basketball courts, located at 2480 W. Cherry St.
4. Pig Roast and Pincho Drive: Sunday, June 12
Celebrate national Puerto Rican Day, the second Sunday every June, for a pig roast and pincho event. All proceeds will go toward funding the annual Puerto Rican Family Festival scheduled for August 7. This event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday June 12 at 4531 W. Forest Home Ave.
5. Yoga in Johnsons Park: Sunday, June 12
Embody Yoga is offering a free yoga class every Sunday this summer, starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 12 at Johnsons Park at 1919 W. Fond Du Lac Ave. No registration required, but it is advised to bring your own mat or blanket to practice on. Class will be cancelled if it is raining or below 60 degrees.