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. Harvest of Hope youth expo and live radio show: Saturday, Dec. 10
The Center for Teaching Entrepreneurship teaches entrepreneurial skills to teens, and you can see what products and services the teens have developed at the 30th annual Harvest of Hope youth exposition. The exposition will be followed by a live taping of “Hustle and Grow,” a youth-led show related to the program. The events run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 944 N. 33rd St. Tickets are $30.
2. Celebrating Black and Latinx diasporas: Saturday, Dec. 10
HYFIN, an urban alternative radio station from Radio Milwaukee, presents “Milwaukee Forever,” a night celebrating the Black and Latinx diasporas through music from DJ Bizzon and DJ Nicole Acosta, dance, food and fashion. The event takes place from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Radio Milwaukee, located at 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave. Tickets are $20, tax-deductible and available here.
3. Housing resource fair: Saturday, Dec. 10
Get information and resources related to home ownership, home repair and more at this housing resource fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at North Division High School, located at 1011 W. Center St.
4. “Haute List” fashion show watch party: Sunday, Dec. 11
Edessa School of Fashion, Wisconsin’s first Black woman-founded fashion school, will be hosting a watch party for “Haute List: It only took 100 years,” a fashion show the school has organized. All outfits at the show were designed by students at the school. The watch party will start at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the MARN ART + CULTURE HUB, located at 191 N. Broadway.
5. Donate winter clothes and essential items to Running Rebels and Journey House youth: through Monday, Dec. 12
Donate winter clothes and essential items such as deodorant, laundry detergent and soap to youths at Journey House and Running Rebels. There are 10 drop-off locations throughout the city and donations are accepted through Monday, Dec. 12. You can give a monetary donation here.
BONUS: Black Nativity: through Sunday, Dec. 11
“Black Nativity” by Langston Hughes returns for the seventh year to tell the story of the Nativity “through a combination of scripture, poetry, dance and song from the African-American perspective.” The show at the Marcus Performing Arts Center Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall runs through Sunday, Dec. 11 with availability on each day this weekend.
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