Local Happenings

MKE Cosplay 5k

November 23rd, 2014  7:30-10:30a

a fun-run that I'm organizing, happening on November 23, this 5K is for runners/walkers of all experience levels. The main point of this event is get a bit silly and help out others at the same time! Find all the information you need at http://www.mkecosplay5k.wordpress.com

Location: downtown milwaukee

Posted By: Troy Freund Photography

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

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

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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