Rotarian Tracey Sparrow invites you to join Next Door families, staff and community leaders for the 29th Annual Walk for Children.
9:00 a.m. Check-in / Registration
10:00 a.m. Walk for Children, a mile-long walk around the neighborhood led by Green Bay Packers Defensive End Mike Daniels
10:30 a.m. Family activities including our Books for Kids Mobile Library, and programming from MPM and Kohl’s On the Move, Discovery World’s Kohl’s Design It Lab, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Children’s Hospital bike safety, Medical College of WI health screenings, children’s games and activities, live music, prize drawings, lunch and more!
Here’s how you can get involved!
Promote: Follow and share our event on Facebook via this link:https://www.facebook.com/events/1473676556051923/
Volunteer: Contact Martina Stevens at email@example.com if you wish to volunteer.
From May 18th to June 9th, Rotarian Kris Hinrich’s photos will be on display at the Tribeca Café and the Gallery in the Fresh Water Plaza on the corner of South 1st St. and Greenfield Ave. Please join her on Friday, May 18th from 4-7 pm for the exhibit opening.
Fellow Rotarians Paula Kiely, Ryan Daniels and Pat Swanson Invite You to Join Them for the 20th Annual Friends of MPL’s Literary Lunch, Featuring Luis Alberto Urrea (aka NPR’s “Literary Badass”)
Friday, May 11th
The Wisconsin Club
900 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Author Book Signing 11:45
Lunch and Program Noon to 1:30
Rotary Club Member Discount Ticket Price $65.00
Online RSVP: www.mpl.org/litlunch
Use ROTARY18 discount code to receive discount $65.00 price
Please join Milwaukee Public Schools to learn how you can help bring Milwaukee’s play spaces back to life from Superintendent Darienne Driver.
2122 W. Mt. Vernon Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233
DATE AND TIME
05/02/18 7:30am – 05/02/18 8:30am
RSVP below. For more information, visit www.mpsmke.com/recmasterplan
Jane’s Walks are free, citizen-led neighborhood walking, biking, paddling, and transit tours throughout May that get people together to explore, talk about, and celebrate Milwaukee’s many neighborhoods.
- Saturday, May 19: Walk with Jamin Creed Rowan, author of The Sociable City & Book Talk at Boswell Book Company
- Saturday, May 19: Walk like a 4 Year Old!
- Sunday, May 20: Jesus, we need a change! Praying for Peace, Healing, and Reconciliation
- Monday, May 21: South Water Street & a Treat
- Thursday, May 24: All is Flux(us) – Activating Brady Street
The Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition, the organizers of the Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival, announce the 4th annual film festival beginning on April 22nd. Due to the generous support of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary Nohl Fund, the festival returns this year with an array of films that highlight the Muslim experience.
Continuing the tradition of making each film an educational opportunity for attendees, there will be talkbacks, panel discussions and even a fashion show. Unique this year, in an effort to encourage student attendance and allow the films to be accessible to all, every show is free admission. Shows will be held at the UWM Union Theater, Marquette University’s Weasler Auditorium, Alverno College’s Wehr Auditorium and Cardinal Stritch University’s Shroeder Auditorium.
“Milwaukee is one of only a few cities in the entire nation to have a Muslim Film Festival. With the extreme polarization that is happening in our country, experiences such as these are of vital importance to help build bridges of understanding and provide opportunities for dialogue in an artistic and communal environment,” said Janan Najeeb, President of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition and the founder of the Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival. “Milwaukee is known for it’s wonderful ethnic festivals, maybe one day it will also be celebrated as the city that welcomes the greatest variety of unique film fests as well.”
The festival opens at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 22nd in the UW-Milwaukee Union Theater with a single showing of the Oscar nominated film on the Syrian tragedy, “Last Men in Aleppo.” The talkback will be by the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), American physicians that help run underground hospitals for civilians. Other films include “Victoria and Abdul,” the extraordinary and little known true story of the close friendship between Queen Victoria (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) and a young Indian clerk, Abdul Karim.
Milwaukee Public Schools would like to invite you to attend their United Nations Schools of International Learning (UNSIL) World Fair at Miller Park on April 10, 2018.
The World Fair allows students from each UNSIL school to present their research projects. The event will culminate with performances from multicultural student groups during the event, including ethnic dancers and an international fashion show (see attachment).
The UNSIL curriculum is currently being implemented at thirteen Milwaukee Public Schools: Parkview School, Zablocki School, Humboldt Park School, Bethune Academy, Story School, Garland School, Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language, Victory-Italian Immersion School, Burbank School, Gilbert Stuart School, Marvin E. Pratt School, U.S. Grant School, and Academy of Accelerated Learning.
Through this experience, students will master critical academic skills such as research, writing, and presenting with a focus on world affairs and current events. Students will gain skills in debate, negotiation, and conflict resolution, and they will develop empathy and acceptance.
Join the Florentine at Viva Opera! with a special $10 community partner ticket!
March 16 at 7:30 pm
March 18 at 2:30 pm
Uihlein Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
The Florentine Opera’s concert, Viva Opera!, presents a perfect evening for long-time opera lovers and first-time opera-goers to experience beautiful arias and ensembles from some of opera’s most beloved works, including:
• Bizet’s Carmen and The Pearl Fishers
• Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro
• Verdi’s Nabucco
• Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Join us at this celebration of opera’s greatest hits with our special $10 community partner ticket. Request your tickets here.
Not valid in combination with any other offers or on previously purchased tickets. Seating will be the best available at the time of your request.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from some of our nation’s most respected and experienced systems leaders. In this panel discussion, each leader will speak candidly about challenges in their work; their vision for success; and the role systems thinking plays in working toward that success.
Following the panel discussion, there will be an audience question-and-answer session. Come prepared to discuss what’s on your mind regarding education, student success, leadership and more!
Food and drinks will be served.
Details and info about panelists is here: http://watersfoundation.org/systems-thinking-institute-2/systems-leaders-spotlight/
Registration is here: