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Ukulele Workshop with Lil' Rev

November 29th, 2014  1 - 3pm

Cascio Interstate Music SuperStore, along with Kala Ukuleles and Hal Leonard, will present award-winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and music historian Lil' Rev in a FREE ukulele workshop on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 1 pm - 3 pm.

Wisconsin's acclaimed ukulele master will present a rollicking 90 minutes of strumming instruction. Explore the fundamentals of good right hand technique, including rolls, triplets, triple rolls, tremolo, slides, vaudeville tricks and more. All levels are welcome! Lil' Rev will present a short demo following the workshop. You can also enter to win an Omâlha Uke!

Location: Cascio Interstate Music SuperStore, 13819 W. National, New Berlin, WI

Posted By: Cascio Interstate Music


2014 Buy Local Gift Fair

November 30th, 2014  9:00 AM-3:00 PM

The Buy Local Gift Fair has relocated to the Mitchell Park Conservancy (The Domes). This new partnership will allow us to provide up to 50 vendor spaces, has excellent parking accommodations, and showcases one of Milwaukee’s many unique attractions. Admission is $7 per person which includes parking, and allows you to visit all three domes as well as peruse and purchase from the local vendors. Admission tickets will only be available AT THE DOOR - no pre-sale tickets are available. Stay tuned to Local First's website, Facebook & Twitter for a $2 Off Coupon!

Location: The Domes - 524 S. Layton Blvd.

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Pop a Balloon and Win at our Black Friday Event!

November 30th, 2014  9:30am

Black Friday is around the corner! Don’t miss out on our Black Friday Weekend Sale! Save up to 30% off select styles from all our New Balance brands all weekend long! Plus, pop a balloon at our Black Balloon Bonanza for a chance to win discounts, prizes and more! Make New Balance Milwaukee your #1 holiday shopping destination this season! Black Friday Weekend Sale and Black Balloon Bonanza event ends 11/30/14.

Location: New Balance Milwaukee

Posted By: Stan's Fit For Your Feet


Black Friday Black Balloon Bonanza!

November 30th, 2014  

Black Friday is around the corner! Don’t miss out on our Black Friday Weekend Sale! Save up to 50% off select styles from your favorite brands all weekend long! Plus, pop a balloon at our Black Balloon Bonanza for a chance to win FREE product, discounts, prizes and more! Make Stan’s your #1 holiday shopping destination this season! Black Friday Weekend Sale and Black Balloon Bonanza event ends 11/30/14.

Location: Stan's Fit For Your Feet

Posted By: Stan's Fit For Your Feet


Ladies Day

December 6th, 2014  11am - 3pm

Grab your best girlfriends & join us for a little pre-holiday pampering on Saturday, December 6 from 11am - 3pm. We will be serving mimosas & delicious hors d'ouevres, while you browse and try on jewelry. Each lovely lady in attendance will receive 15% off her in-store purchase that day! So consider treating yourself! You deserve it! Indulge in a courtesy paraffin hand treatment from Barney's Brother Salon and try on gorgeous handmade hats from Lisa Hatch Millinery. We will also have gift bags for the first 20 women in attendance as well as a drawing for a beautiful piece of Kloiber jewelry.

Location: Kloiber Jewelers

Posted By: Kloiber Jewelers


Herbal Gift Making Workshop

December 6th, 2014  1-5 pm

Saturday, December 6th, 1-5pm

Join herbalist Linda Conroy for this fun, hands-on class! Make approximately 10 herbal items to give this holiday season! Gifts made include lip balm, felted soap, herbal condiments, herbal salts, lotion bar, dream pillow, herbal tea blend, herbal massage oil and much more! Learn about herb varieties while crafting too. All supplies provided; decorative packaging provided as well.

$70 per person until 12/3, $75 after. For more info and to register: (414) 522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


CSGM: Campaign Victory Party

December 12th, 2014  7:00 p.m.

Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee presents the Campaign Victory Party on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Shank Hall beginning at 7 p.m. The event will celebrate the completion of our Fall Workplace Giving Campaign and thank community supporters and workplace partners who contributed to the success of this campaign. Honest Monday will be performing at the event!
Enjoy a night of fun and local music as we raise funds for some great local causes. By attending the Campaign Victory Party you help Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee increase support for 50 local, nonprofit member organizations.

Location: shank hall

Posted By: Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee


Venison Sausage Making Workshop with Matthew Devan

December 13th, 2014  1 - 3:30 pm

Saturday, December 13th – 1 to 3:30 pm

This workshop will offer a hands-on experience in sausage-making basics that can be applied to making sausage with any type of meat! Matthew will provide a walkthrough on prepping, seasoning, grinding & stuffing your own sausage. Also learn proper sausage cooking and grilling tips. All students will make venison sausage to take home!
• Meat/casing provided (can bring your own venison to use)
. Bring small cooler/ice pack for your finished product
Cost $90 each. More info/to register: (414)522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Buy a Bag For The Hungry

December 31st, 2014  November 1 - December 31

A $20 donation will buy $40 worth of nutritious natural and organic foods for the hungry, including fresh potatoes, apples and carrots - that's enough to fill a typical grocery bag.

Outpost's 2014 Buy A Bag goal is to raise $120,000 worth of natural and organic food!...that's 3,000 individual sales!

Location: All Outpost Locations

Posted By: Outpost Natural Foods Co-op


Third Thursday Member Networking Event January

January 15th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 am

Join Local First Milwaukee for their first Third Thursday networking event of 2015. All Local First members are welcome, and are invited to bring a guest from other local, independently owned businesses. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided; formal introductions begin at 8:00 a.m. We look forward to seeing you!

Location: Hunger Task Force, 201 S Hawley Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53214

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Wellness For Me Network Meeting-Thurs mornings

May 28th, 2020  7-8am every Thursday

Come down every or any Thursday morning to Stone Creek Coffee at Radio Milwaukee (220 E. Pittsburgh) in the Third Ward to network and share your ideas, passions, business, and dreams with like minded wellness people. No meeting April 17. See evening event here and on FB

Location: Stone Creek Coffee 220 E. Pittsburg 3rd Ward

Posted By: Wellness For Me



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