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. Volunteer gardening at Forest Home Cemetery: Tuesday, May 9
Forest Home Cemetery & Arboretum is looking for volunteers to plant and maintain the cemetery’s gardens. This is an ongoing volunteer opportunity, but this week, volunteers can help from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 9 at Forest Home Cemetery, located at 2405 W. Forest Home Ave. More information and RSVP here.
2. “The Scale of Hope”: free movie screening: Wednesday, May 10
Urban Ecology Center is continuing its monthly movie and discussions series this week with a free screening of “The Scale of Hope.” The film follows a former climate adviser to President Barack Obama and her attempt to find solutions to climate change that are accessible to individual people. The screening takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10 at Urban Ecology Center’s Washington Park location, located at 1859 N. 40th St. More information here.
3. Reflections on “Native America: In Translation”: Thursday, May 11
Hear a series of 10-minute reflections from multiple perspectives on the Milwaukee Art Museum’s exhibition “Native America: In Translation.” This event runs from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 at Milwaukee Art Museum, located at 700 N. Art Museum Drive. More information on the event here.
4. Reimagining WIS-175 discussion: Thursday, May 11
WIS-175, or the Stadium Freeway, is a freeway spur that extends from I-94 to Lisbon Avenue. There are currently discussions on if, and how, to change or possibly replace this freeway because it is “a disconnect between neighborhoods with a lack of pedestrian, bike, and bus access.” You can share thoughts on how to change or replace this freeway at a community meeting from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 at the Washington Park Senior Center, located at 4420 W. Vliet St. More information here.
5. Free morning breathwork workshop: Friday, May 12
SKY Schools Milwaukee is hosting a free workshop on breathwork designed to help calm nerves, reduce stress and improve everyday wellbeing. The workshop takes place from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. followed by an optional 30-minute network session on Friday, May 12 at Nō Studios, located at 1037 W. McKinley Ave. More information here.
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