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. Urban Ecology Center expansion conversation: Tuesday, Jan. 10
The Urban Ecology Center is renovating and expanding its Washington Park location. At this information session you can learn more about the renovation plans, the schedule and give your thoughts about what the Urban Ecology Center should consider when expanding. The session runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 at the Washington Park location, located at 1859 N. 40th St.
2. Panel discussion on pardons and expungement: Wednesday, Jan. 11
Milwaukee County and partners will be holding a panel discussion on expungement protocol and pardons for people who are incarcerated or have recently exited the incarceration system. The discussion will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, located at 5460 N. 64th St.
3. Winterizing your indoor plants: Thursday, Jan. 12
Dulce Duran of Chelotzin Plant Care Services is leading a workshop on caring for your indoor plants during the winter. You will receive general advice, and you can bring pictures of your houseplants for specific advice as well. The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Mitchell Park Domes, located at 524 S. Layton Blvd. Tickets are $9 for Friends of the Domes members, $11 for non-members.
4. Chair yoga: Thursday, Jan. 12
Stretch and relax with yoga you can do while sitting in a chair at this free session led by Carol Transon, but donations are accepted. The session lasts from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this Thursday, Jan. 12 at Tricklebee Cafe, located at 4424 W. North Ave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
5. Meeting on evictions and eviction prevention: Thursday, Jan. 12
IMPACT Connect is hosting a discussion on evictions and eviction prevention, part of a quarterly series that aims to identify interdisciplinary solutions to problems in southeastern Wisconsin. This week’s online discussion runs from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. More information and RSVP here.
BONUS: Afro-Latin dance class: ongoing
Sign up for this four-week class on Afro-Latin dance, showcasing a fusion of afrobeat, hip-hop and Latin dance styles. The first class at Epic Moves Dance Studio, 3815 W. Fond Du Lac Ave., is Tuesday, Jan. 10, with class continuing every Tuesday through Jan. 31. The entire course is $40.