Attend an open jam session at Arts @ Large; learn about Harriet Tubman and the city’s waterways; find out how gender violence affects the Native community; check out the wedding and quinceañera expo; and apply to be Milwaukee’s first Youth Poet Laureate.
Safety concerns mount at psychiatric hospital contracted to serve Milwaukee County residents
Family members and mental health advocates have expressed concern about the safety of patients at Granite Hills Hospital, the psychiatric hospital contracted to serve Milwaukee County residents.
Need help with your taxes? These organizations offer free services for those who qualify.
You can get help filing your taxes through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, or VITA.
One-time $120 coming to offset summer meal costs for eligible children
Parents of children attending schools with free or reduced cost school meals will receive $120 per eligible child in June to help offset the cost of school meals.
5 things to know and do this week in Milwaukee: March 6 to March 10
Watch the “Maestra” screening on the women behind the Cuban literacy campaign; attend the “SobrieTEA Party” for women recovering from addiction; check out an International Women’s Day panel; celebrate Black excellence with local musical acts; and learn how to navigate the MyVote Wisconsin website.
5 things to know and do the weekend of March 3
Get free diapers, wipes, formula and Culver’s gift cards; check out creative writing as self-expression with Your Move MKE; attend a new exhibition opening at Latino Arts; learn about women in STEAM; and attend a meditation event with live music
Big waiting list points to dire need for subsidized housing in Milwaukee. Here’s what you need to know.
Milwaukeeans often struggle to access affordable housing options. Part of the reason is a big waiting list for subsidized housing.
Students get into the act-literally-thanks to Black Arts MKE
Black Arts MKE used the production, “Harlem Renaissance,” by local playwright Malaina Moore to teach children about a rich history of Black art.
5 things to know and do this week in Milwaukee: Feb. 27 to March 3
Check out TRUE Skool’s spring orientation; learn about the Pitch Black networking event for entrepreneurs; get free winter items at the Dominican Center; hear an overview of Black history at the Center Street Library; and join in yoga and herbalism at the Mitchell Park Domes.
5 things to know and do the weekend of Feb. 24
Join a gathering for Hmong LGBTQ+ adults; meet the deadline to nominate someone for the Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer Award; attend a culture exhibition through the Institute for the African American Preservation of Music and Arts; participate in a community meeting in Jackson Park; and check out the free grocery giveaway at New Hope Youth and Family Services.