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Local Happenings

Summer Camp for Little Yogis

July 7th, 2015  1:00-4:00pm

CALLING ALL LITTLE YOGI'S AGES 5-12!

Why yoga camp!? Because it's FUN! Little Yogi's get to be active, get creative, be artsy, and try new things! Little Yogi's learn mindful yoga, journaling and relaxation! Little Yogi's make new friends! Little Yogi's get to learn how to make healthy, easy snacks!

Each week at Summer Camp will be completely different and full of awesome activities, time to relax and play... and of course... yoga!!! Each week will be themed around the art portion of the day.

Location: Yoga4All in Wales (off Hwy 83 and 18)

Posted By: Soul On Yoga


Mondo Milwaukee Boat Cruise

July 9th, 2015  8pm

Narrated 2 hour tour of Milwaukee's strange, illicit and notorious hidden history via the rivers and Lake.
Ages 18 and up.

Location: 101 W Michigan St MKE, WI

Posted By: Milwaukee Boat Line


Seasonal Produce Cooking Class- Peas, Green Onions

July 9th, 2015  6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 9th 6-8pm
Wellspring offers 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.
$35. For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

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

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Concert Cruise: STEEZ

July 10th, 2015  9pm

Categorization be damned, the Madison-based five piece, Steez, consisting of Matt Williams (keyboards/synthesizers/accordion), Steve Neary (guitar and vocals), Rob Bessert (drums), Chris Sell (bass), and Andrzej Benkowski (saxophone, keyboards, vocals) is -- in the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions -- a funk band, a jamband, a fusion band, a disco-fanged multi-beast, and a basket case.
Doors open 8:30 PM
- 21+ Show -

Location: 101 W Michigan St MKE, WI

Posted By: Milwaukee Boat Line


Kirtan with Ragani Music Event

July 10th, 2015  7:00-8:30pm

Quiet the mind, relieve stress and renew your spirit with the ancient practice of kirtan, a call-and-response experience in sacred music.
Note: Feel free to bring cushion for floor seating (some chairs also available), No pre-registration needed–seating is limited, first come first served

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209 Greensquare Center Lower Level Education Center

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Concert Cruise: MAPLE ROAD

July 11th, 2015  9pm

Maple Road is a high energy, four piece band out of the Washington County area that has been delivering a unique blend of blues and rock for over eight years. Along with classic favorites, we add originals to the mix. Maple Road always draws a crowd and has a substantial following, making us a great fit for any venue. The diversity, originality, and "homegrown" feel of Maple Road appeals to a wide range audience and keeps fans coming back for more.

Location: 101 W Michigan St MKE, WI

Posted By: Milwaukee Boat Line


Grand Opening Celebration

July 11th, 2015  10:00am-4:00pm

Ruckus & Glee, Wauwatosa’s only locally-owned toy store, is hosting a Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, July 11 from 10am-4pm, featuring:

* Jester Fun Balloons (10am-noon)
* Cloud 9 Workshop (10am-1pm): Crafting with Kids
* Suzy Sparkles Face Painting (noon-3pm)
* Claudine Nuetzel Photography Photo Booth (2pm-4pm)
* School Supply Drive for Tosa Cares (all day)

Location: Ruckus & Glee, 8730 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Posted By: Ruckus & Glee LLC


Farm Tasting Tour

July 12th, 2015  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday, July 12th 10am-12pm
Wellspring offers tasting tours of the farm. Come learn about what is growing right now and get to harvest and taste the different produce our farmers are growing. Tasting tours are $8 per person with children under 6 are welcome at no charge! 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, WI

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


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


Concert Cruise: MAX & THE INVADERS

July 17th, 2015  9pm

Enjoy a night of dancing & fun with this WAMI winning, longest running #1 Ska band in Wisconsin! The Invaders original music is 3rd wave and 2-Tone influenced ska and reggae music reminiscent of the Specials, The Beat, Reel Big Fish & Fishbone! They will be joined by a new 3-piece horn section and special guest from Nashville!!

Location: 101 W Michigan St MKE, WI

Posted By: Milwaukee Boat Line


Concert Cruise: BURGUNDY TIES

July 18th, 2015  9pm

Burgundy Ties (Blood Brothers) is celebrating their 8th concert cruise on the Vista King. They combine their own music with their vintage rock influences to create a memorable evening under the Festa Fireworks. Burgundy Ties has been hitting the road playing venues in Milwaukee and beyond for the past decade.

Location: 101 W Michigan St MKE, WI

Posted By: Milwaukee Boat Line


Family Farm Day!

July 18th, 2015  1:oo pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, July 18th 1-3pm
Bring the whole family out to experience a morning on an organic farm! Tours, hands-on activities, garden based games, veggie tastings and more! See what happens to our produce as it heats up and play with us to cool down! Enjoy fun farm games and activities for the whole family. For more information or to register: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm. 4382 Hickory Road, West Bend, WI

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Reiki for Animals Training

July 18th, 2015  9:00am-Noon

For individuals who have completed a Reiki Level 1 class or higher and would like to learn how this gentle holistic healing practice can help improve your pet’s health and wellbeing. This class will explore why Reiki works so well with animals and how traditional Reiki techniques should be adapted to meet an animal’s needs.

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209, Greensquare Center Lower Level Education Center

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Preschool and Parent’s Day Creature Caretakers

July 21st, 2015  10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tuesday, July 21st 10-11:30am
Learn how we care for animals on the farm and how they help our farmers. 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! Please preregister as this program does sell out. 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 & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Nutrition For Growing Athletes

July 22nd, 2015  7:00pm

Wind Sports & Wellness is presenting 4 Free Seminars on Boosting Athletic Performance. The first in the series is:

Nutrition for Growing Athletes which will cover
-Foods for healthy development
-Caloric intake demands per sport
-Unique needs of female athletes

For more information on the topics, dates & times of upcoming seminars, click on the link below:

Location: Wauwatosa Library - Fire Fly Room 7635 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Posted By: Wind Sports & Wellness


Group Sound Healing with Crystal Bowls

July 22nd, 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.

Location: 6789 N. Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209, Greensquare Center Lower Level Education Center

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Pizza Night at the Farm!

July 23rd, 2015  5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Thursday July 23rd 5-8pm
Join Wellspring Staff and CSA shareholders for a fun night of pizza and a movie on the farm! Pizza will be made in a woodfire outdoor oven and with Wellspring Vegetables!
Cost: $15/family $7/individual
For more information: www.wellspringinc.org or (414) 522-6989

Location: Wellspring Education Center & Organic Farm, 4382 Hickory Rd., West Bend, WI

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Local Food Cooking Classes

July 28th, 2015  6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Local First member, Wellspring, an organic farm and educational center, as they conduct monthly cooking classes based on local food. In each class at Schlitz Audubon, a chef leads demonstrations and tastings, while providing healthy cooking tips. Students will take home recipes. The chef for the July and August classes is Karen Gill. Her passion lies in sharing the message that food matters! This program is presented in collaboration with Wellspring. Pre-registration is required. To register call 414-352-2880. M: $40 NM: $50

Location: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Posted By: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center


Artist Talk with Wisconsin Artist Nathaniel Stern

July 30th, 2015  6:30-7:30

Nathaniel Stern strapped a scanner to his body and immersed himself in a lily pond to create a series of performative prints, which he calls Giverny of the Midwest. The resulting beautiful and unexpected images showcase a relationship between body, technology, and the natural landscape. This MOWA exhibition marks the United States debut of the work. On July 30, Stern will lead an Artist Talk sharing his inspiration behind his artwork and creative process. Giverny of the Midwest is on view through September 6.

Location: Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, WI

Posted By: Museum of Wisconsin Art


Local First at Jazz in the Park

July 30th, 2015  5:00-9:00 P.M.

Ever wonder what goes on in that big tent on the east side of Cathedral Square during Jazz in the Park? Come check it out with Local First on July 30! We're the featured Non-profit for the week, and we'll be kicking off our "Eat Local" campaign with an open house featuring samples from your favorite local, independent food businesses - we'll also be giving away a great Local First prize pack, window clings, tee shirts, and totes! Stop in to see what this whole "Local Movement" is all about while you enjoy the best of summer in our amazing city!

Location: Cathedral Square Park - Downtown Milwaukee

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Women's Full Moon Circle

July 31st, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

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 Lower Level Studio

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


A Wild Workshop with Wisconsin Artists

August 15th, 2015  1:00–3:00

Join Katie Musolff, JoAnna Poehlmann, and Lynne Railsback, three artists who love nature and its inhabitants, as they discuss their approach to depicting the natural world. Attendees are invited to bring their own nature-focused work to be critiqued by the artists. Held in conjunction with MOWA's main gallery exhibition, Wilde's Wildes: A Very Private Collection, now on view through September 6.

Location: Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, WI

Posted By: Museum of Wisconsin Art


Concert Cruise: The Appalachians

August 15th, 2015  9pm

The Appalachians are a three piece and a unique breed of Indie/Garage rock from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Known for their small-town charm and their energetic live sets, The Appalachians are dedicated to in your face Rock N’Roll. Their wall of sound that knocks you down may take you by surprise, but will surely be an enjoyable beating to take. Make sure you catch them before they go go back into the studio as they with out question, are one of the finest rock acts in the city.

Location: 101 W Michigan St MKE, WI

Posted By: Milwaukee Boat Line


Local First at the NEWaukee Night Market

August 19th, 2015  5:00-10:00 P.M.

Stop by and say "hi" to Local First at the NEWaukee Night Market! We'll be talking about our Eat Local campaign, and the Brew City Bruisers will be joining us with Bruiser swag and more. Shop local! Eat local! Live local!

Location: Corner of Wisconsin Ave. & Old World 3rd St. - Downtown Milwaukee

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Local First at MCT's "Boeing Boeing"

August 20th, 2015  Preshow reception: 5:30 pm; Performance: 7:30 pm

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre hosts the Third Thursday Member Networking Event on August 20 from 5:30 - 7:30 featuring free appetizers and a cash bar. Then stay for the 7:30 performance of "BOEING BOEING" - A hilarious journey back to the swinging 60s! Special Offer for Local First: HALF-PRICE tickets for Thur. Aug 20 at 7:30 pm! To get half-price tickets mention “Local Love Mke” when ordering by phone, 414-291-7800, or at the box office (158 N. Broadway). Enter discount code: LOCALLOVEMKE when order online at milwaukeechambertheatre.com Restrictions apply.

Location: Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee

Posted By: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre


Third Thursday Member Networking Event - August

August 20th, 2015  5:30 PM

Join us for a very SPECIAL evening Third Thursday event in August! We will be joining Milwaukee Chamber Theater for a cocktail hour at the Skylight bar from 5:30 to 7:30, followed by the opportunity to see BOEING BOEING at HALF PRICE! The show is a light comedy, and the company will be great for this event. Use the code "LOCALLOVEMKE" when ordering tickets by phone or online for the discount. We hope you'll join us for a Local First night out on the town in August!

Location: Milwaukee Chamber Theater - 158 N. Broadway

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Think Outside The Lunchbox Summer Food Drive

August 31st, 2015  June 1 - August 31

Hunger doesn't take a summer vacation. That's why Outpost has joined forces with Hunger Task Force to help end hunger for our community's families in need.

Like to donate? It's easy!
- Donate a non-perishable food item in the donation barrels at all Outpost store locations
- Round up your grocery bill next time you're shopping at Outpost
- Drop a dollar in a donation jar at Outpost

Location: All Outpost Store Locations

Posted By: Outpost Natural Foods Co-op


Local First at the NEWaukee Night Market

September 16th, 2015  5:00-10:00 P.M.

Stop by and say "hi" to Local First at the NEWaukee Night Market! We'll be talking about our Eat Local campaign, and Indulgence Chocolatiers will join us with samples and gourmet chocolate for sale. Shop local! Eat local! Live local!

Location: Corner of Wisconsin Ave. & Old World 3rd St. - Downtown Milwaukee

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Third Thursday Member Networking Event - September

September 17th, 2015  7:30-9:00 A.M.

All Local First members are welcome to join us at this networking event at Pixology, Milwaukee's premier photo and media organization company. 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: Pixologie - 9803 S. 13th St. Oak Creek, WI 53154

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


New Balance Milwaukee Run Club

September 30th, 2015  Every Thursday at 6pm

New Balance Milwaukee Run Club: Meet us at New Balance Milwaukee (in Layton Plaza) and join us to walk/run every Thursday at 6pm! Help us build community and train for local races. All fitness levels are welcome. See you there!

Location: 7411 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220

Posted By: Stan's Fit For Your Feet


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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