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Local Happenings

ECE Candles at Stein & Dine

April 25th, 2015  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We are excited to be at this year's Stein & Dine. We will be featuring our 100% Soy Recycled Wine and Beer Bottle Candles and our NEW Wine Bottle Lanterns. We will also have tealight samples for you to enjoy. See you there!

Location: Wisconsin State Fair Park Expo Center, 640 S 84th St, West Allis, WI 53214

Posted By: ECE Candles, LLC


Get Fit Day at New Balance Milwaukee Stores!

April 25th, 2015  9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Our Fit Specialists will to assist you with all your fit needs in addition to:

FREE digital foot scan
FREE sock with try-on
FREE gait analysis
FREE Good Form Clinics & Wellness Tips

Podiatrists, Chiropractors, and Health Screenings available!

Location: New Balance Milwaukee in Greenfield and Brookfield

Posted By: Stan's Fit For Your Feet


Sweet Home Milwaukee 5k

April 26th, 2015  9:00am

Join us in the 2nd Sweet Home Milwaukee 5k. The Sweet Home MKE is open to people of all fitness levels! We encourage people to get up, get moving and join us in coming out of hibernation.

When: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Race start: 9:00am
Where: Veteran's Park, Milwaukee's Lakefront

Race entry includes:
-Scenic course highlighting your sweet home Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront!
-Long Sleeved Event Shirt
-Finisher's Medal (doubling as bottle opener!)
-Free Bloody Mary at Milwaukee Beer Bistro!
-Timed Race Results
-Race Day food drive for the Hunger Task Force
-Free Post Race beer

Location: Veteran's Park

Posted By: Four.One.Four Events


Fresh Farm Bowls Food Truck Grand Opening

April 28th, 2015  8am-2pm

Fresh Farm bowls will be opening with a bang! We will be the first food truck to have a breakfast menu that you will be salivating over!
At US bank from 8am - 10am

But wait there's more!!!

Our first time lunch menu will be served from 11am-2pm at Schlitz Park!!

Come on over and get a great taste of our freshest finest world wide food!

Location: U.S. Bank Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Posted By: Fresh farm Bowls Food Truck


Optimizing Performance of the Young Athlete

April 28th, 2015  7:00pm – 8:00pm

Cassandra Wind will provide a free seminar to discuss how to cultivate the mind and body development to improve both academic and athletic performance.

RSVP Required: Space is limited – Call 414-469-8618 Today!

Location: Wind Sports & Wellness 11611 W. North Avenue Suite 201 Wauwatosa, WI 53222

Posted By: Wind Sports & Wellness


Outpost Co-op Community Fund Fundraiser

April 30th, 2015  

Have a direct impact on our local community while supporting cooperative development across the country! Contribute to Outpost's endowment fund to help us reach our goal of raising $3000. It's easy! Round up your grocery bill at an Outpost register, drop a dollar in a donation jar, or donate directly at http://s.coop/1w1sp

Location: All Outpost Locations & Online

Posted By: Outpost Natural Foods Co-op


Gallery Night Downtown Oconomowoc

May 1st, 2015  5-9:00 p.m.

Oconomowoc is hosting it's annual Spring Gallery Night
Friday, May 1, 2015
Student Art displayed from Oconomowoc Schools as well as local artists displaying their work at area galleries and businesses. Come listen to Live Music, bid in the
Silent Auction of 40 embellished birdhouses by members of local businesses.
Over 25 businesses participating!
Enjoy complimentary Hoofbeat Express Wagon Rides.
Partake in Complimentary Beverages and Food from Participating Businesses!

Location: Downtown Oconomowoc: Wisconsin Ave & Main St.

Posted By: Sweet P's Pantry


Grand Opening Celebration

May 1st, 2015  5-9pm

Stems Cut Flowers has grown into a new eco-friendly floral design studio -- Wood Violet. It has been a lot of hard work and long days. Truth be told it might not all be done, but we will be ready to welcome you with smiles and refreshments.

open house
May 1 Friday 5-9pm
May 2 Saturday 10-4

Location: 5119 W North Ave

Posted By: Wood Violet


Woman’s Day of Wellness w/Linda Conroy

May 3rd, 2015  10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Enjoy a day of exploring various approaches to nourishment and health w/Linda of Moonwise Herbs. This mini retreat will leave you feeling inspired and rejuvenated! Learn about herbs and our relationship to the natural world. Take an herb walk; create an herbal lotion, herbal sachets, tea blends and an herbal elixir. Participants will leave with recipes and the items that we make in class. Satisfying and delicious homemade lunch included. $70 by 4/26 $80 after. For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Ed Ctr & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Woman's Full Moon Circle

May 4th, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

Join our friendly community of Women as we gather to celebrate womanhood, the monthly influence of the Full Moon and how it will assist our awareness in the coming month. Through these monthly meetings we recreate the ancient Circle of Women and nourish ourselves with community fellowship. Note: pre-registration required...262-629-5264, jeanreddemmann.com, jeanreddemann@yahoo.com

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 - Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts Lower Level

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


May Mixer

May 6th, 2015  5:30 - 7:00 pm

Join us for local networking at Larry's Market on Milwaukee's north side. This specialty food market has every cheese, wine, and treat your heart can imagine; complimentary appetizers will be offered, along with a cash bar. All Local First members are welcome, and we invite any local, independent business owners in the area to join us and check out Local First.

Location: Larry's Market, 8737 N DEERWOOD DRIVE, MILWAUKEE, WI 53209

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Wild Food Wild Medicine Herbal Series

May 7th, 2015  6:00 - 8:00 pm

Join Herbalist & Wild Forager Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs for the last class of this series on herbs and wild medical food! Class includes a delicious & nourishing dinner made by Linda for you to enjoy as you learn valuable herbal & wild food foundations. This session offers an introduction to basic herbal first aid; discover plants helpful for healing minor cuts & scrapes, which relieve bug bite itch & more! All will leave with recipes & remedies we prepare together for starting a herbal first aid kit. $30 pre May 1, $35 after Information/register website or 414-522-6989

Location: Wellspring Ed Ctr & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Wild Edibles Walk and Class with Heath Johnson

May 9th, 2015  8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Identify, collect,& enjoy the wild edibles of Spring. People of all experience levels of harvesters will learn foraging, ID, safety, & ethics of wild harvesting. Wellspring's diverse farmed & natural areas offer a perfect setting for learning about wild foods! Share knowledge with the group and ask lots of questions in order to enrich experiences! We will practice some brief awareness exercises, a plant walk & harvest,then return to assemble a wild salad & enjoy other dishes with wild ingredients. $55 by 5/2,$60 after. Register: website of 414-522-6989

Location: Wellspring Ed Ctr & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Seasonal Produce Cooking Series: Salads and Greens

May 14th, 2015  6:00 - 8:00 pm

Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring students based on veggies that are at their peak during the growing season. In each class, a chef leads demos and tastings, while providing healthy cooking tips. Wine served to accompany each tasting and recipe handouts for students to take home.
$185 for the entire 7 class series, $30 by 5/7, $35 after. For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Ed Ctr & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend, WI

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Spring Garden Party & Seedling Sale! *Free Event*

May 16th, 2015  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join Wellspring for our Annual Spring Garden Party. This FREE EVENT includes a certified organic seedling sale, free gardening workshops and fun for the whole family. Seedlings for sale include; tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, kale, ground cherries and more. The garden workshop topics cover, composting, soil heath, seedling care, transplanting and container gardening. Join us to celebrate Spring and the start of a great growing season!
For more information: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Ed Ctr & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


LGBT Business Awards & Expo

May 19th, 2015  5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce for our second annual Business Awards and Expo, presented by BMO Harris Bank.

The Expo runs from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. This will be a great time to learn more about the services and products that many of your fellow Chamber members provide. In 2014, we had more than 30 exhibitors from a wide variety of industries.

In addition, at around 6:30 p.m., we'll stop for a short program to recognize the recipients of the 2015 Chamber Business Awards.

Location: InterContinental Milwaukee, 139 East Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Posted By: Wisconsin LGBT Chamber


Preschool and Parent Day: Welcome to the Farm!

May 19th, 2015  10:00 - 11:30 am

Come join us to welcome the new growth of fruits and Veggies through games and songs. Preschoolers and their caregivers experience a morning on the farm. Get your hands dirty and learn where our food comes from! Preschoolers will meet the chickens, try new veggies and participate in garden based games and activities! Ages 2 - 5 welcome!
$10/child- Adults Free! For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Ed Ctr & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Group Sound Healing Class w/ Crystal Bowls!

May 20th, 2015  6:30-7:30pm

The singing bowls are powerful effective tools that help to unwind your stress and ignite balance in your life.  Increase your inner peace, health and harmony.  Release pain, stress and trauma with ease!  Note: please bring a blanket and pillow(s) for comfort.  Chairs are available. 414-899-9496, leeannbaum02@att.net, www.thehealingplace1.com

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 - Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts Lower Level

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Third Thursday Member Networking Event May

May 21st, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 am

All Local First members are welcome to join us at this networking event at Bluemels Garden and Landscape Center, 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: Bluemel's Garden & Landscape Center 4930 W Loomis Rd Milwaukee, WI 53220

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


What Works? What Doesn't? Wellness Talk

May 27th, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

Our modern food supply is not the same that we 10,000 or 1,000 or for that matter even 100 years ago.  This is a fascinating journey into our past, with very real implications for our present. Did you know that there are diets in which 80% fat leads to no heart disease, diabetes, or obesity?   
Want to lose weight and keep it off?  Want to get off statins?  Want to have better eyes, better intimacy,
better sleep, better endurance……the keys to these originate in our diet. Join us to learn more! 414.446.5389, DrFlip@glvhealth.com, www.glvhealth.com

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 - Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts Lower Level

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


2015 Opening Day - Tosa Farmers Market!

May 30th, 2015  8:00am to 12:00pm

Gather with your favorite farmers, foodies, and friends at the 2015 Opening Day of the Tosa Farmers Market!

Location: 7720 Harwood Avenue Wauwatosa WI 53213

Posted By: Tosa Farmers Market


Baking & Preserving with Honey! w/Linda Conroy

May 31st, 2015  1:00 - 4:00 pm

Learn how to preserve your produce using honey instead of sugar. Learn how to make preserves and baked goods that you will be able to take home to enjoy.
$50 by 5/24 $60 after. For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Ed Ctr & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Hypnobirthing for Natural Birth!

June 1st, 2015  6:00-8:30pm

Mothers and birth companions learn techniques for safe and satisfying birthing through guided imagery, visualization and special breathing.  Releases fears and instills trust in your own natural birthing instincts to achieve a calm, natural and joyful birth experience.
Note: Pre-Registration Required ... 262-264-0214, khermann2@yaoo.com, www.hypnosisforchangeweb.com

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 - Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts Lower Level

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Woman's Full Moon Circle

June 2nd, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

Join our friendly community of Women as we gather to celebrate womanhood, the monthly influence of the Full Moon and how it will assist our awareness in the coming month. Through these monthly meetings we recreate the ancient Circle of Women and nourish ourselves with community fellowship. Note: pre-registration required...262-629-5264, jeanreddemmann.com,
jeanreddemann@yahoo.com

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 - Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts Lower Level

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Introduction to Biodynamics with Mary Ann Ihm of W

June 6th, 2015  1:00 - 3:00 pm

Biodynamics is a spiritual-ethical-ecological approach to agriculture, gardens, food production & nutrition. Biodynamics was developed in early 1920s based on the spiritual insights & practical suggestions of the Austrian writer, educator & social activist Dr. Rudolf Steiner. Preparations made from fermented manure, minerals & herbs are used to help restore and harmonize the vital life forces of the farm & to enhance nutrition, quality, & flavor of the food raised
Learn how to use a Biodynamic approach to growing, including how to use and make different preparations. $35 by 5/30 $40 after

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Seasonal Produce Cooking Series

June 8th, 2015  6:00 - 8:00 pm

Kale, Radishes and Asparagus with Chef Greg Léon
Wellspring offers a series of monthly cooking classes, inspiring students based on veggies that are at their peak during the growing season. In each class, a chef leads demos and tastings, while providing healthy cooking tips. Wine served to accompany each tasting and recipe handouts for students to take home.
$185 for the entire 7 class series, $30 by 6/1, $35 after. For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


June Mixer

June 9th, 2015  4:30-7:00 P.M.

Join us for local networking at Elite Sports Club in Brookfield. We'll enjoy a poolside event, savoring our midwest summer; complimentary appetizers will be offered, along with a cash bar. All Local First members are welcome, and we invite any local, independent business owners in the area to join us and check out Local First.

Location: Elite Sports Club - Brookfield 13825 W. Burleigh Rd. Brookfield, WI 53005

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


*FREE Event* Ralph Bronner’s Celebration Party

June 14th, 2015  2:00 - 5:00 pm

A celebration for the late friend of Wellspring, Ralph Bronner, of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Company. As a fitting way celebrate, the event will feature a soap –foam blaster, showering willing partygoers with Bronner’ famous organic and fair-trade soap. Free to attend. For more information: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm, 4382 Hickry Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Preschool and Parent Day: Dads on the Farm

June 16th, 2015  10:00 - 11:30 am

Celebrate how much you love the men in your life with crafts and games. Preschoolers and their caregivers experience a morning on the farm. Get your hands dirty and learn where our food comes from! Preschoolers will meet the chickens, try new veggies and participate in garden based games and activities! Ages 2 - 5 welcome!
$10/child- Adults Free! For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Third Thursday Member Networking Event - June

June 18th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 AM

All Local First members are welcome to join us at the dock of Milwaukee Kayak Company, 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: Milwaukee Kayak Co. 318 S. Water St., Milwaukee WI 53204

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Family Farm Day: School’s Out!

June 20th, 2015  1:00 - 3:00 pm

Come celebrate why we have off during the summer. Enjoy fun farm games and activities for the whole family. Bring the whole family out to experience a morning on an organic farm! Tours, hands-on activities, garden based games, veggie tastings and more! Spots are limited, register early! $15/family. For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd, West Bend

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Good Fats, Bad Fats Wellness Talk

June 24th, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

Good Fats, Bad Fats—
Are Saturated Fats Really Bad? … Learn the truth about fats.  Do they really cause elevation in cholesterol and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease or death?  All saturated fats are not bad. Join us to learn more! 414.446.5389, DrFlip@glvhealth.com, www.glvhealth.com

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 - Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts Lower Level

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Women's Full Moon Circle

July 1st, 2015  6:00-8:30pm

Gather to celebrate being women. During a circle Jean will share the monthly influence of the Full Moon and how it will assist our awareness in the coming month. Join us as we recreate the ancient Circle of Women. Following tradition, we do not charge a fee for a circle or ceremony. A donation or “gift from your heart” would be accepted and appreciated.

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 - Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts Lower Level

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Third Thursday Member Networking Event - July

July 16th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 AM

All Local First members are welcome to join us at this networking event at Fein Brothers, Milwaukee's premier food service equipment and supply dealer. Members 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: Fein Brothers - 2007 W. Martin Luther King Dr. Milwaukee

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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