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 at least two weeks in advance.
1. Music on the Beerline: Friday, July 15
This year, Music on the Beerline is not a one-time event but a monthly series running through September. This month’s show includes Twan Mack and DJ Bizzon and runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 15 at The Beerline Plaza, 3350 N. Holton St.
2. MATC auto repair and maintenance class for women: Saturday, July 16
Learn basic automotive skills and car maintenance in this class for up to 10 women. The class runs from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 16 at Al Hurvis Peak Transportation Center, 1101 N. 6th St. Email email@example.com to register.
3. Pop-up shop at Urbal Tea: Saturday, July 16
Woman-owned businesses The She Shed, Knots & Braids macramè and Chelotzin will take over Urbal Tea and fill it with plants, macramé and gifts. The pop-up is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at 3060 S. 13th St.
4. Wisconsin’s Underground Railroad spotlight: Saturday, July 16
Learn about 16 year-old Caroline Quarlls, who landed in Milwaukee in 1842 during her escape from slavery into Canada. A piece of her journey is tied to the land that is now the Fondy Farmers Market. This event celebrating Quarlls is hosted by the Wisconsin Black Historical Society and the Fondy Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 at the Fondy Farmers Market grounds, located at 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
5. COVID-19 citywide vigil: Sunday, July 17
The Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition is hosting a citywide vigil to reflect on the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on families and the community. The vigil takes place from 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 17 at Washington Park, 4599 W. Lloyd St.
BONUS: Carvd N Stone scholarship fundraiser: Friday, July 15
Carvd N Stone, a weekly local positive news site, is raising scholarship funds for creatives from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 15 at Sugar Maple, 441 E. Lincoln Ave. More details on the scholarship here. READ: NNS Spotlight: Meet the woman behind Milwaukee’s newest source for positive news
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