Southside National Night Out 2021

Kosciuszko Park 2201 South 7th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Join us for National Night Out at Kosciuszko Park on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 from 4:30-7:30pm!!   There will be food, music, fun, t-shirts for the youth, and lots of health and public safety learning opportunities. This is the first event we've been able to put on since 2019, so we hope to see you there! ¡Únase

Free

Sunset Hike and Paint / Caminata y Pintura al Atardecer

Urban Ecology Center, Menomonee Valley 3700 W Pierce St., Milwaukee, WI

6-8pm, August 12th at Menomonee Valley Registration is required for this program (For families) Join us as we take a walk through Three Bridges park and capture the beauty of the natural space around us. We will then conclude with a relaxing painting session. Please bring water and weather appropriate attire. We also recommend bringing

Mexican Fiesta Entertainment – Fri, 8/27

Henry W. Maier Festival Park 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI

Entertainment line-up:Friday, 8/27 | Saturday, 8/28 | Sunday, 8/29EL REY / ROSEN AUTOMOTIVE STAGE1:00PM Grupo Musical Klan 4142:00PM Ballet Folklórico DAOM3:00PM Mariachi Infantil Los Nietos de Sebastián Lupercio4:00PM La Dezz5:20PM Rosen Automotive Raffle5:30PM JR Aldaco and the Midwest Allstars6:45PM Browns Crew8:00PM Gego y Nony de Milwaukee9:15PM NORIEL10:30PM Cache MKEANTHEM BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD12:00PM Mahuatzi-Danza Group from Ciudad Juárez Chihuahua1:00PM Mariachi Nuestras Raíces de José A. González2:00PM Sonidos y

Mexican Fiesta Entertainment – Sat, 8/28

Henry W. Maier Festival Park 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI

Entertainment line-up:Friday, 8/27 | Saturday, 8/28 | Sunday, 8/29EL REY / ROSEN AUTOMOTIVE STAGE12:00PM ICD Company by Manuel Gaona1:00PM Mariachi México Vive2:00PM La Dezz3:15PM David Farias5:00PM Mi México Querido Sonidos y Movimientos de México, Ballet Clásico CIA, Mariachi México Vive, Orquesta Tlalipac & Danza Macuixochitil-Xipetotec | Special performance by: Natalia Ramos- Soprano | Cesar Delgado- Tenor |Carlos

Make Your Own (Ugly) Holiday Sweater

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI

For adults and teens) Need an ugly Christmas sweater for a holiday party? Create your own with us! Materials provided – including the sweater (from Goodwill). We’ll bring out all the bells, whistles, ribbon, sequins, pompoms, buttons, and more!Registration in advance is required --> https://calendar.urbanecologycenter.org/event/make-your-own-ugly-holiday-sweater/

$18 – $22

Flood the Holidays

Escuela Verde Newline Cafe 3618 W Pierce Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Free books from Barby the Book Fairy & Pop-up bookshop from La Revo Books!Design your own tote bag w/ Versiti @ 3:45 and 5:45 pm.Free coffee from Newline & 15% off all other drinks and bakery!Free food and gift wrapping!https://www.facebook.com/events/425004399356410/

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Academia Bembé – Adult Drum Session with Special Guest!

Escuela Verde Milwaukee 3628 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee

Learn Afro-Colombian and Afro-Puerto Rican drum rhythms with Bembé Musical Director, Bony Plog-Benavides and SPECIAL GUEST, Bembé artist-in-residence Alberto "Beto" Torrens of San Juan, Puerto Rico.You won't want to miss this FUEGO... register and save your spot before it's too late! REGISTER HERE:

Free
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Academia Bembé – Adult Drum Session with Special Guest!

Escuela Verde Milwaukee 3628 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee

Learn Afro-Colombian and Afro-Puerto Rican drum rhythms with Bembé Musical Director, Bony Plog-Benavides and SPECIAL GUEST, Bembé artist-in-residence Alberto "Beto" Torrens of San Juan, Puerto Rico.You won't want to miss this FUEGO... register and save your spot before it's too late! REGISTER HERE:

Free

End of the Year Ice Cream Social

Uwm Union Bowling Hall, Milwaukee, WI 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

Registration on Eventbrite under the title. This is intended for our residents who attend UWM in celebration of your accomplishments this year and some mental health relaxation. Registration is a must as numbers are capped. Ice Cream Provided by Paparazzi Ice Cream. Event sponsors include CCHD, LSU, 5PNA, and The Roberto Hernandez Center. Tickets are

Free

Milwaukee Zine Fest 2022

Milwaukee Central Library 814 W Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Join us for Milwaukee Zine Fest--in person for the first time since 2019! We're back at our lovely home in the Central Branch of Milwaukee Public Library.Come celebrate independent and DIY print media in the Midwest's longest standing zine-focused festival. The fest is smaller this year for health safety reasons but still features dozens of

Free

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Academia Bembé – Adult Drum Session with Special Guest!

Escuela Verde Milwaukee 3628 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee

Learn Afro-Colombian and Afro-Puerto Rican drum rhythms with Bembé Musical Director, Bony Plog-Benavides and SPECIAL GUEST, Bembé artist-in-residence Alberto "Beto" Torrens of San Juan, Puerto Rico.You won't want to miss this FUEGO... register and save your spot before it's too late! REGISTER HERE:

Free
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Academia Bembé – Adult Drum Session with Special Guest!

Escuela Verde Milwaukee 3628 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee

Learn Afro-Colombian and Afro-Puerto Rican drum rhythms with Bembé Musical Director, Bony Plog-Benavides and SPECIAL GUEST, Bembé artist-in-residence Alberto "Beto" Torrens of San Juan, Puerto Rico.You won't want to miss this FUEGO... register and save your spot before it's too late! REGISTER HERE:

Free

Brew City Birding Festival

Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI

Events happening all week long!(For adults & teens) Purchase this Frequent Flyer Pass for discounts on Brew City Birding Festival events! With this purchase, you will receive discount codes via email that provide 50% off all field trips and the Big Green Birding Bike Ride, in addition to 100% off program costs for all lectures

$50 – $100

Saturday Morning Birding

Urban Ecology Center, Washington Park 1859 N 40th St., Milwaukee, WI

(For everyone) Start your Saturday morning off right with fresh air and the sound of birds singing in the park. Let’s take a walk through Washington Park and the different habitats to search for birds. Everyone is welcome and binoculars are available! Register

Free

Paddling on the Washington Park Lagoon

Urban Ecology Center, Washington Park 1859 N 40th St., Milwaukee, WI

(For everyone) Meet us at Menomonee Valley where your Community Programs educator will take you in a UEC bus to Washington Park for some fun paddling on the lagoon! This is a beginner friendly event where we will learn the basics of paddling while having fun exploring. Everyone and anyone is welcome to sign up!

$15 – $20

Rock Climbing Basics

Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI

(For families) Learn how to rock climb and get some fresh air on our three story open-air rock wall. Make it to the top and see the city from a whole new perspective! Trained belayers will be there to show you the ropes and cheer you on from the ground. All equipment is UEC provided.For

$12 – $20
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Academia Bembé – Adult Drum Session with Special Guest!

Escuela Verde Milwaukee 3628 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee

Learn Afro-Colombian and Afro-Puerto Rican drum rhythms with Bembé Musical Director, Bony Plog-Benavides and SPECIAL GUEST, Bembé artist-in-residence Alberto "Beto" Torrens of San Juan, Puerto Rico.You won't want to miss this FUEGO... register and save your spot before it's too late! REGISTER HERE:

Free

Outdoor Story Time

Milwaukee Public Library 906 W Historic Mitchell St., Milwaukee, WI

Visit the Washington Park Playground across the street from the Washington Park Branch for a story time featuring books, songs, rhymes, and bubbles.Visit www.mpl.org/ada for information on ADA program accommodation requests. More Information

Free

Beaks & Boats – Brew City Birding Festival

Milwaukee Rowing Club Boathouse 1990 N Commerce St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

(For adults & teens) Meet us at the Rowing Club (1990 N. Commerce St) at 10:00 am sharp. We'll go over basic paddling and what birds we might see before venturing south to spot some winged MKE residents along the river's edge. Bring a mask and water bottle. If you'd like to bring a phone

$18 – $25
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Academia Bembé – Adult Drum Session with Special Guest!

Escuela Verde Milwaukee 3628 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee

Learn Afro-Colombian and Afro-Puerto Rican drum rhythms with Bembé Musical Director, Bony Plog-Benavides and SPECIAL GUEST, Bembé artist-in-residence Alberto "Beto" Torrens of San Juan, Puerto Rico.You won't want to miss this FUEGO... register and save your spot before it's too late! REGISTER HERE:

Free

Summer Spanish Camps for Kids 2022

Casa Guadalupe Educ Center Inc 419 Roosevelt Dr., West Bend, Wisconsin

Children are invited to attend one of our week-long fun, interactive Spanish camps with a certified and qualified teacher. (8 different camps to choose from this year!) Basic Spanish reading, writing, conversation skills and fun facts about Latin America will be taught.This is a great opportunity to give children a head start in learning a

$20