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. Driver’s ed registration opens through MPS Drive: Tuesday, Aug. 2
Registration for MPS Drive opens at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. This is an opportunity for MPS students ages 15 to 17½-years-old to get affordable driver’s education. More information here.
2. Vecinos con Poder: Public Comment Workshop: Wednesday, Aug. 3
Learn more about the city budget and how to provide public comment when politicians present the budget in the fall. The workshop is in Spanish and English from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Mision Cristiana Bethel, located at 1601 S. 33rd St. More information here.
3. GLIIHC Community Health Fair: Thursday, Aug. 4
Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center will be hosting a health fair with health screenings, COVID-19 vaccines and food sampling from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 outside the center at 930 W. Historic Mitchell St.
4. Watch “Malcolm X” at Wisconsin Black Historical Society: Friday, Aug. 5
“Malcolm X,” the story of the civil rights leader of the same name, will be playing at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 at 2620 W. Center St. The event is free.
5. Rev-Up MKE applications due: Friday, Aug. 5
Start-up entrepreneurs and small business owners are invited to apply to Rev-Up MKE, an annual pitch competition. Accepted businesses receive business development training and the opportunity to pitch for funding. Applications close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5. In case you missed it: Business class is in session: Catching up with previous Rev-Up MKE winners and finalists