The 4th annual Black Knowledge Bowl (BKB4) will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 30 at Manpower Group, 100 N. Manpower Place. The event is an academic challenge that allows high school-aged students to demonstrate their knowledge of African American history, compete for team prizes, engage in cultural enrichment activities and […]
The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) will be presented at an event beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. The MANDI awards are sponsored by LISC Milwaukee. For more information, email Dawn Hutchison-Weiss, LISC Milwaukee communications director, or call her at (414) 273-1815 x25.
A representative from Seaway Bank and Trust Company will answer questions and provide basic information about mortgage borrowing and home buying at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at River of Life AME Church, 4260 N. Teutonia Ave. Topics will include how to get prequalified for a home, how to improve your credit score, the importance of […]
Arpa y Bandolas, a six-piece folklore band that plays the “llanera” music of western Venezuela and eastern Colombia, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 16 at Latino Arts, Inc. Auditorium & Gallery, 1028 S. 9th Street. The organization also will offer student performances at 10:30 a.m. March 15 and 16. Visit latinoartsinc.org for tickets […]
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will host a resource fair to promote health by increasing awareness and access to community wellness resources from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at North Division High School, 1011 W. Center St. A basketball tournament, sponsored by Milwaukee Recreation Division, will take place in […]
Voces de la Frontera will host a bilingual interfaith vigil demonstrating solidarity with immigrants facing deportation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1236 S. Layton Blvd. Refreshments will be served afterwards in celebration of El Dia de la Candelaria. For more information, call Voces de la Frontera, 414-643-1620 ext. 208.
“Changing Our Ways to Strengthen Our Lives,” a discussion series aimed at African American adults, will be held on four Tuesday evenings in February at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3617 N. 48th St. The first topic, “Black Folks: In Need of a Movement?” will take place from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the church. […]
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The next meeting of the Clarke Square Public Safety Committee will be from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 at M&I Bank, 2701 W. National Ave. The committee meets on the second Wednesday of every month to discuss safety issues in the neighborhood. Community members are encouraged to participate. For more information or to join the […]
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency will discuss the effects of poor air quality, environmental justice and the agency’s role in cleaning up local polluters at a forum sponsored by the Cleaner Valley Coalition at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1236 S. Layton Blvd. The forum, open to the public, will focus […]