Check out new art galleries from Milwaukee natives at MIAD; attend in-person and virtual job fairs; participate in a virtual listening session about the opioid epidemic; attend the quarterly meeting of the Harambee Community Association; and take in the newest exhibit at Latino Arts.
Sample music and culture from the African Diaspora at Afro Soca Love; catch local R&B artists Brijon and Troy Tyler; meet the candidates for Milwaukee mayor; attend an arts performance show at Alverno College; and listen to the blues at Mr. J’s Lounge.
It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and although the day is a federal holiday, Monday would not be complete without reflection or action.
Check out a dance workshop for students; get a free smoke detector; participate in an art project; attend a virtual town hall meeting in the Sixth Aldermanic District; and get employed at a virtual job fair.
Engage in the early MLK Day activities; have your kids participate in dance tryouts for Vertical Essence; check out kid-led yoga; and laugh at improv adult comedy at the Sherman Phoenix.
Donate to youths in need; attend virtual driver’s education classes; participate in a community meeting in Muskego Way; get a sneak peek behind “MALA”; and purchase tickets for St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care’s third annual Indaba African Ball.
Attend the “No More Stolen Sisters” exhibition at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts; participate in a community donation drive; learn positive parenting techniques; check out the reopening of the Bookseller & Café at the Milwaukee Central Library; and learn about a Black and Brown masculine-aligned transgender virtual support group and gathering.
Check out where you can find COVID-19 tests; find out about winter activities at Hawthorn Glen; attend the premiere of “Toni Stone” from the Milwaukee Repertory Theater; learn how to infuse BIPOC literature into a curriculum; and explore winter hiking activities in the Menomonee Valley
Check out COVID-19 testing hours and locations; attend a family-friendly New Year’s Eve at Bounce Milwaukee; party at Battle Lounge; walk in Hawthorne Glen; and do yoga with Milwaukee Recreation.
Sure, Milwaukee is a city of concrete. But if you look closer, you also will find a vibrant urban farming community.