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Starting From Scratch - Food & Cooking Class!

February 2nd, 2015  10:30am-Noon

Starting from Scratch TM is for everyone who wants to eat better, yet is not sure where to start. This 4-week program provides you with nutrition facts, skills and
confidence to prepare delicious nutrient dense meals to feed your cells, boost energy, improve moods and sleep, and support weight loss! Barb Heinen, NC—Joyful Eats, LLC / Investment: $175 per person (fee includes recipes, pantry list, budgeting and time-saving strategies, and food demos/sampling in class) / Pre-Registration Required: 414-292-3900 X257, barb@joyfuleats.com, www.joyfuleats.com

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

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Woman's Full Moon Circle - Community Gathering

February 3rd, 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.

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

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Joyful Jumpstart - Educational Cooking Class!

February 4th, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

Joyful Jumpstart quickly reboots your body, mind
and spirit through clean eating and strategic life style 
changes. Equip yourself with knowledge, tools and
support to jumpstart your joyful health NOW with this  
5-week program! Barb Heinen, NC—Joyful Eats, LLC / Investment: $195 per person (fee includes recipes, pantry list, budgeting and time-saving strategies, and food demos/sampling in class) / Pre-Registration Required:
414-292-3900 X257, barb@joyfuleats.com, www.joyfuleats.com

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

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Wild Food, Wild Medicine- Herbal Series

February 5th, 2015  6:00-8:00 pm

Join Herbalist/Wild Forager Linda Conroy of Moonwise Herbs for this series on herbs/wild medicinal food! This first class is Herbal Foundations: Food/Medicine in Your Back Yard; a fun introduction to common medicinal/edible plants. On a virtual plant walk you will see plants that grow around us. You will learn their edible/healing properties in preparation for spring foraging of food and medicine. Classes include a delicious & nourishing dinner made by Linda. $30/class by 2/2, $35 after or $100 for the entire 4 class series by 2/2. For info/to register: 414-522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm - 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Valentine Craftacular

February 7th, 2015  10am - 4pm

Over 55 artists and crafters for Madison's Valentine Craftacular. Shop local for all of your Sweet Valentines!!

Location: Madison Masonic Center, 301 Wisconsin Ave. Madison, WI

Posted By: Jean's Clay Studio


February Member Mixer

February 11th, 2015  5:30-7:30 P.M.

Join us for local networking at the Hudson Business Lounge in the Third Ward. From 5:30-6:30, social media guru Phil Gerbyshak will review Local First's strategy and give tips that apply to all small businesses! From 6:30-7:30 we'll network with complimentary apps and 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: The Hudson Business Lounge - 310 E. Buffalo St. Milwaukee

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Valentines Sustainable and Organic Chocolate class

February 12th, 2015  6:00-8:00 pm

Grab your sweetie and join Dan Bieser, owner of Tabal Chocolates-The ONLY certified organic, bean to bar, stone ground chocolate made in Wisconsin-for a delicious Valentine's Bean to Bar Chocolate Making Class! Learn the steps and see some basics, including getting the ingredients ready and getting them in the grinder and then get to the tasting! Taste organic dark chocolates made in Milwaukee with cacao beans from 5 different countries and experience unique exotic flavors. $40/person if registered before 2/5/15; $45 after 2/5. For info or to register: 414-522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm - 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Mardi Gras Bash

February 17th, 2015  10:00am - 5:30pm

Try your luck and indulge in 20, 25 or 30% off your purchase on Fat Tuesday, February 17 at Kloiber Jewelers! We'll have the Zydeco music playing while you pick a doubloon from our court jester pinata. The color of your coin determines your savings for the day! We'll also be giving away a piece of jewelry valued at $450! No purchase necessary to enter the drawing. Join the festivities!

Location: Kloiber Jewelers

Posted By: Kloiber Jewelers


Group Sound Healing w/ Crystal Bowls!

February 18th, 2015  7:00-8:00pm

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. Lee Ann Baum, LMT, Cert. Sound Healer-The Healing Place, LLC

Investment: $25 per person

Pre-Registration Required:
4414-899-9496, leeannbaum02@att.net, www.thehealingplace1.com

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

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Hands on Chef Skills- Soups! w/Chef Karen Gill

February 19th, 2015  6:00-8:30 pm

In this small hands-on class you receive direct instruction to becoming a more efficient cook, while learning the basics for any soup. Taste as you go and even have enough to take home!
$45 by 2/16 or $50 after 2/16. For info or to register: 414-522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org.

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm - 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Third Thusday Networking Event

February 19th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 AM

Creative Employment Opportunities has moved! Come see our new digs in the Schlitz Park complex and connect with your peers of coffee and treats. We will share stories and tips to help you meet your staffing needs and improve your customer relations through diversity and inclusion.

Location: 101 E. Pleasant St, Bottlehouse B, Suite108

Posted By: Creative Employment Opportunities


February Third Thursday Networking Event

February 19th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 AM

Local First member Creative Employment Opportunities (or CEO) provides customized workforce solutions by connecting businesses to qualified candidates with disabilities. CEO invites you to check out their new offices at Schlitz Park! 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: Creative Employment Opportunities; 101 W. Pleasant St., Bottlehouse B, Suite #108, Milwaukee, WI 53212

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Beecome a Home Bee Keeper w/Charlie Koenen

February 21st, 2015  9:30 am-4:00 pm

Day-long class gives you a combination of hands-on and interactive instructions for a solid overview of the many kinds of beehives to choose and the "know-how" to get started. We teach natural beekeeping techniques focused on Community Supported Pollination. We'll provide you with your first beekeeping book and handouts detailing hive siting, installing bees, seasonal overviews and valuable tips and techniques. Topics:Types of Hives,Honey Bee Biology, General Hive Management, Natural Top Bar Hive. $70 by 2/17 or $80 after 2/17-w/lunch. For info or to register: 414-522-6989 or wellspringinc.org

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm - 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Feldenkrais Workshop - Improve Mobility

February 22nd, 2015  12:30-2:30pm

FELDENKRAIS WORKSHOP
Improving the mobility of the spine & hip joints
We will learn how our whole body participates in the movement of our pelvis, hip joints and spine.  This class will help you sense where old habits/injuries may prevent mobility.  Note: Pre-registration Required. Susan Nycz, GFCP, ABMP-Children
The Feldenkrais Method

Investment: $30 per person ($25 per
person when you bring a friend)

Pre-Registration Required:
414-405-3887, snycz@wi.rr.com

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

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Healthy Start Tour - Healthy Heart

February 23rd, 2015  6:00 - 7:00pm

FREE! February is American Heart Health Month. Want to eat heart healthy, but don't quite know how? What you eat directly affects your heart. Give it the attention it deserves! We’ll walk the aisles looking for and tasting nutritious foods that will protect your heart without sacrificing flavor. PLUS - learn to cook a quick and easy heart friendly recipe. Taught by Judy Mayer, DTR.

Location: Outpost, 100 E. Capitol Drive

Posted By: Outpost Natural Foods Co-op


Wellness University Talk - Testosterone

February 25th, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

Topic:  Both Men & Women Need Testosterone
Testosterone is critically important hormone for both men and women. It is needed to maintain, bone density,
muscle mass and libido. In addition low testosterone hastens cognitive decline, leads to higher body fat and increased cholesterol.  Join us to learn more Flip Troiano, MD
Great Lakes Vital Health
Investment: $10 per class or $99 for a 12 class package (Lecture fees can be deducted from charges at GLVH)
Pre-Registration Required:
414.446.5389, DrFlip@glvhealth.com

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

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Spring Fruit Tree Pruning – with Mary Ann Ihm of W

February 28th, 2015  1:00-3:00 pm

Learn best practices for pruning fruit trees to ensure you get a great harvest from your fruit trees (or future fruit trees)! Join Wellspring staff to learn about spring fruit tree maintenance & pruning to enhance yield.

Save the date for our fruit tree grafting class on Sunday March 15th. Wellspring also has a varied fruit and tree permaculture nursery. Contact us for availability in the spring. $30 by 2/25 or $35 after 2/25. For info or to register: 414-522-6989 or www.wellspringinc.org.

Location: Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm - 4382 Hickory Rd. West Bend, WI 53090

Posted By: Wellspring Farm and Education/Retreat Center


Beauty Inside & Out

March 12th, 2015  6:30-8:00pm

Beauty is more than skin deep. The choices we make for our bodies have the power to keep us glowing or to age our skin and leave us feeling older than our years. Learn the secrets to youthful skin and ageless beauty with experienced specialists Hana Holbus, LAc (HANAE Skin Care, LLC) & Barb Heinen, NC (Joyful Eats, LLC). Barb Heinen, NC 206-853-6563,414-292-3900 X257

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

Posted By: Greensquare Center for the Healing Arts


Third Thursday Member Networking Event March

March 19th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 am

All Local First members are welcome to this networking event at Boswell Books, 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: Boswell Books 2559 N Downer Ave Milwaukee, WI 53211

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


Third Thursday Member Networking Event April

April 16th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 am

All Local First members are welcome to this networking event held at Horizon Home Care and Hospice 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: Horizon Home Care & Hospice 11400 W Lake Park Dr Milwaukee, WI 53224

Posted By: Local First Milwaukee


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


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


Third Thursday Member Networking Event June

June 18th, 2015  7:30 - 9:00 am

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: Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 East Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217

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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