Visit a back-to-school craft-making session at Mystic Phoenix; participate in the Basura Bash in Clarke Square; get $100 for a COVID shot; win a free bike and celebrate Andre Lee Ellis’ birthday; and canvass with Milky Way Tech Hub for affordable broadband.
The cost of school supplies can add up quickly. Here’s a list of places where you can get free or discounted supplies.
Celebrate Bronzeville Week; learn about efforts to reduce the year eviction records are searchable; celebrate local Black theater; play “Stranger Things” trivia at Newline Cafe; garden in the Menomonee Valley; and don’t forget to vote Tuesday.
View family-friendly short films and animals at Havenwoods; check out the Black Arts Fest; attend Bronzeville Week events; find gems at a Silver Springs neighborhood rummage sale; and learn about the history of Washington Park.
Here’s the schedule for the 11th annual Bronzeville Week.
NNS reporter Sam Woods goes on “Lake Effect” and gives you the scoop on events you don’t want to miss in August.
Register for a driver’s ed program for MPS students; learn how to provide public comment on the city budget; attend a health fair at Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center; watch “Malcolm X” at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society; and meet the application deadline for Rev-Up MKE.
Jaime Uzeta has resigned as CEO of Public Allies following backlash from the layoffs of 30 employees without notice three weeks ago. However, alumni who called for his resignation say more still needs to be done.
Check out Amani Youth Council’s Fun Fridays; learn about the environment’s effect on your health; meet your neighbors in Pulaski Park; attend New Hope Youth and Family Center’s open house and block party; and support Camp ‘Xhongo’ at Coffee Makes You Black.
FoodShare members can get a 50% discount on fresh fruits and vegetables at Outpost Natural Foods thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture secured by Outpost and the Hunger Task Force.