The Black Child Development Institute (BCDI)-Milwaukee will host its second annual Love to Read Literacy Initiative on August 4 and 5, 2012. The event will take place on the African World Festival Grounds at the entrance of the Children’s Area within the festival from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Love to Read places books collected from […]
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The Waddell & Reed “Honoring Our History” Traveling World War I Exhibition will be in Milwaukee in front of the Harley-Davidson Museum on Friday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Traveling WWI Exhibit will be open FREE to the public. Visitors will experience the sites and sounds of World War I , […]
As an affiliate of the national Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program, The Parenting Network invites families with three and four year olds to participate in a free, home-based early childhood education program. HIPPY is a parent involvement, school readiness program that helps parents prepare their children for success in school and […]
Join us on Monday, July 16 for the 9th annual Journey House Golf Outing. The event will take place at Merrill Hills Country Club, W270 S3425 Merrill Hill Road in Waukesha. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m. followed by a shotgun scramble start at noon. Cocktails, a raffle and dinner finish out the event […]
Father’s Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. It celebrates the contributions that fathers and father figures make for their children’s lives. Its origin is thought to be traced to a memorial service held for a group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident […]
When President Barack Obama launched a national mentoring initiative in 2010 to coincide with Father’s Day he stated, “Our children don’t need us to be superheroes; they don’t need us to be perfect. They do need us to be present.” Thanks to the efforts of organizations such as the Center for Self-Sufficiency (CFSS), more dads […]
Teachers all over are scrambling to find new and innovative instructional strategies to improve student academic attainment and close the ever-widening achievement gap. Yet, the answers may lie in returning to two very basic ideas; “Reading, (W)riting, and (A)rithmetic” and the adage that it “Takes a village to raise a child”. It is not enough […]
Carpentry Supervisor Experience: 10+ years We are looking for a uniquely qualified individual that can take the lead on a new construction project. You must be able to build a house, using Adult Build program participants, whom you will train in basic carpentry/construction skills. The qualified individual will feel comfortable leading instructional sessions in the […]
The Milwaukee Health Department puts on an annual health fair at North and South Division High Schools. This year they are on 8/10 and 8/17. They have lots of vendors, and give away backpacks with school supplies to families.
LBWN is pleased to announce the 2012 Most Improved Home Contest with the backing of Tri City National Bank and The Home Depot. This years expanded competition will build off the success of last year’s Most Improved Porch Contest in which 15 neighborhood residents invested over $24,000 in exterior, curb appeal enhancements. This year’s contest […]