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February 2005

1 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Matt Hendricks Experience. CIRCLE A: Savage Jook Jukebox Challenge. THE FOUNDATION: Tiki Tuesday w/ Your Ship’s Bartender, Don Nelson. LINNEMAN’S: We Vibe. 9 PM. MAD PLANET: Ska is Dead II Featuring: Streetlight Manifesto, Voodoo Glow Skulls, MU330, The Hired Geeks. All ages. 5 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy. 6 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: John Falk author of “Hello to All That: A Memoir of War, Zoloft, and Peace.” 7 PM. UPTOWNER: DJ Kid Cut Up Hip-Hop Tuesdays. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade: help remove alien plant species. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: Experimental Tuesdays: Chain. 7 PM. 2 WEDNESDAY ART BAR: Acoustic Solo with Jerry Retro. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: Freeform Wednesday w/ Li’l PowWow. LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage, featuring Kelly Rae. 9:30 PM. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Senior Day. 9:30 AM – 12 PM. Free. RIVERHORSE: Mystery Date. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: Ingrid Newkirk author of “Making Kind Choices: Everyday Ways to Enhance Your Life through Earth and Animal Friendly Living.” President and founder of PETA. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks with Ken. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders. 7 PM. 3 THURSDAY ART BAR: Boy Party with DJ John Alan. 9 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Black Hats. 8 PM. Farwell Ken’s 33 1/3 Birthday Revolution. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: Lectric Company. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Annie. 6 PM. Level 2 with Peggy. 9 AM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8 AM. Photo Club. 7 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. WOODLAND PATTERN: Growing Up Speaking Out: Creative Writing and Movement for Girls with Peggy Hong. 3:15 PM. Joining the Critical Dialogue with Nicholas Frank. 7:30 PM. 4 FRIDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Daebalus Burn 8 PM. Rockin’ -A Friday w/ Lemonie Fresh Au Go-Go. 10 PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: Food Pantry benefit with Desmond Bone, Rick Ollman, Sheila Spargur and Harvey Taylor. 8 PM. $3 + two cans of food. LINNEMAN’S: 40 Apiece. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: First Fridays: Mardi Gras party with Big Nick and the Cydecos, Speaker Gerald Duane Coleman. 5:30-8:30 PM. PEACE ACTION CENTER: Public Meeting on Conscientious Objection and the Draft. 7 PM. POINTS EAST PUB: 12 Summers Old, Carmine Red, 52 Metro, Split Habit. 10 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. 5 SATURDAY BREMEN CAFE: The Eventuals. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Mahogany Throttle. 8 PM. PsychePhonic Psaturday w/ Shock & Awe. 10 PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: Martin Grinwald & Company. 8 PM. $4 LINNEMAN’S: Peter Mulvey and Lil Rev. MAD PLANET: Ike Reilly Assassination, The Obsoletes, LMNOP, The Dammitheads. 21+. 9 PM. ONOPA: WatchdogMilwaukee.org benefit with Floor Model, The White Hot Tizzies, Guido’s Racecar, DJ Steven Hawley. PEACE ACTION CENTER: Draft and C.O. Counseling Training. 9 AM. POINTS EAST PUB: Lustre Kings, Chop Top Toronados. 10 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Carlos Ruiz Zafon, author of “Shadow of the World.” 8 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade: Help remove alien plant species 9 AM. Science Saturdays. 10 AM. Animal Feeding Time. 1 PM. Winterfest: Indoor and Outdoor fun for the family. 12-4 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. 6 SUNDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Riverwest Aces. 8 PM. RootSunday w/ Kiki’s Modern Jazz. 10 PM. MAD PLANET: The Farewell Crisis, Catterwaul, Gas Rats, Embracing the Random. All ages. 5 PM. RIVERHORSE: Super Sunday Raffle. 10 PM. TIMBUKTU: Bob Marley’s Birthday Reggae Party w/ WMSE DJ Robert G. 9 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. 7 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Blood Pressure Screening. 10 AM. GREAT LAKES ZEN CENTER: Introduction to Zen. 7:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday. 7:30 PM. Sigmund Snopek. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: The Shake ‘n Bake. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. 8 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Women Take Back the Mic. CIRCLE A: Jook Savagery Jookbox Challenge. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Personal Safety/Scams: A presentation by the Milwaukee Police Department. 10:30 AM. THE FOUNDATION: Tiki Tuesday w/ Your Ship’s Bartender, Don Nelson. LINNEMAN’S: Keith Pulvermacher. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Valentine’s Day love songs. 5:30 PM. RIVERHORSE: Dug. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy. 6 PM. TIMBUKTU: Poetry Night w/ Daudi. 9 PM. UPTOWNER: DJ Kid Cut Up Hiphop Tuesdays. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Tracking in the Urban Wilderness. 9 AM. $8/$5 members. Burdock Brigade: Help remove alien plant species. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. WOODLAND PATTERN: Open Mic. 6:30 PM. 9 WEDNESDAY ART BAR: Acoustic folk Duo with Heidi Spencer & Bill Curtis. 8 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Mid-week Mountain Music with Colin O’Brien. CIRCLE A: Freeform Wednesday w/ Magnum, D.J. & Highball. RIVERHORSE: Mystery Date. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. TIMBUKTU: Poetry Night hosted by Daudi 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks with Ken. 9 AM. 2nd Annual Speed-dating for Nature Lovers. 7 PM. $20, $15 members. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. 10 THURSDAY ART BAR: Boy Party with DJ John Alan. 9 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: “Roll-Yer-Own” Classic LP Sides. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Prevent Blindness of Wisconsin will conduct Glaucoma and distance eye exams. 10 AM. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: “Of a Feather” a film by Cecilia Condit. 7 PM. ONOPA: Astronautalis, Kid Cut Up. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: Def Disco. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Annie. 6 PM. Level 2 with Peggy. 9 AM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8 AM. Urban Stargazers. 7 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: Ingmar Bergman in Retrospect. Schedule TBA. WOODLAND PATTERN: Growing Up Speaking Out: Creative Writing and Movement for Girls with Peggy Hong. 3:15 PM. 11 FRIDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Vera Dierdre 8 PM. Rockin’-A Friday w/ Schlmiel & Schlmazel. 10 PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: Acoustic/Spoken Word Open Stage. 8 PM. $2.50. LINNEMAN’S: .357 String Band. MIRIMAR THEATRE: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Show. $7/3-day pass for $15. TIMBUKTU: Love Potion #9 Valentine Day Dance w/ DJs. Art show, light show and prizes. 6 PM. UWM Union Theater: French Film Festival. 12 SATURDAY BREMEN CAFE: Al Rose & Hayward Williams. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Ugly Ones. 8 PM. Psychephonic Psaturday w/ Mildew. 10 PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: Kevin Soucie, Francesca. 8 PM. $4. LINNEMAN’S: The Western Star. MAD PLANET: Hunger Task Force Benefit. Call Me Lightning, Haymarket Riot, Modern Machines, The Mandates, The Supervillains + more bands. Art exhibits + more. All ages. 5 PM. 21+. 9 PM. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Present Music: Cha Cha Cha. 7:30 PM. MIRIMAR THEATRE: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Show. $7/3-day pass for $15. ONOPA: The Diplomats, Boy Girl Boy, The Nelsonics. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: The Get Down. 10 PM. UPTOWNER: DJ Kid Cut Up Hiphop Tuesdays. 7 PM. RIVERWEST COMMONS: The Box Social, The Camaro Rouge. 9 PM. TIMBUKTU: Riverwest Co-op Valentine Dance w/ DJs. 9 PM. $5 URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Nature Kids Yoga. 6-7 year-olds. 10 AM. 8-10 year-olds. 11:30 AM. Science Saturdays. 10 AM. Animal Feeding Time. 1 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: French Film Festival. WOODLAND PATTERN: Workshop on the art of translation with Murat Nemet-Najat. 10 AM. Nemet-Najat featured reading. 7 PM. 13 SUNDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Rachelravenlily sophia. 8 PM. RootSunday w/ Headsets’ Cavalcade of Filth. 10 PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: No More Broken Hearts , a benefit for W.A.V.E. 7 PM. Free will donation. MAD PLANET: Eighteen Visions, Emery, Remembering Never, Misery Signals. All Ages. 5 PM. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Second Sunday Champagne Brunch. MIRIMAR THEATRE: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Show. $7/3-day pass for $15. ONOPA: The Mosquitos, TBA. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: Super Sunday Raffle. 10 PM. TIMBUKTU: Tsunami Benefit w/ Paul Cebar, Frogwater, Cafe Du Monde, Eric Blowtorch, Evan Christian, Tom Schwark, DJs Dollar Bill & Paul Host. 9 PM. $10, donated to the Red Cross. UWM UNION THEATER: French Film Festival. 14 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Blood Pressure Screening. 10 AM. LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday. 7:30 PM. Melaniejane. 10 PM. MILWAUKEE CITY HALL: Valentine’s Day Rally. Oppose a Wisconsin ban on civil unions and same-sex marriage. 5 PM. RIVERHORSE: The Shake n Bake RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: It’s All About Love. 7 PM. 15 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Matt Hendricks Experience. CIRCLE A: Savage Jookery Jukebox Challenge. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Senior Law. 9:30 AM. THE FOUNDATION: Tiki Tuesday w/ Your Ship’s Bartender, Don Nelson. LINNEMAN’S: WeVibe. 9 PM. RIVERHORSE: Honky Tonk Tuesday. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy. 6 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Dean Bakopoulos, local author of “Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon.” 7 PM. UPTOWNER: DJ Kid Cut Up Hip-Hop Tuesdays. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade: Help remove alien plant species 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: Pickpocket. 7 PM. 16 WEDNESDAY ART BAR: Elatia 8 PM. CIRCLE A: Freeform Wednesday w/ T.B.A. LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage. 9:30 PM. ONOPA: Books on Tape, The Demix. 10 PM. POINTS EAST PUB: Robin Pluer. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. TIMBUKTU: Poetry Night w/ Daudi. 9 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks with Ken. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: Pickpocket. 7 PM. 17 THURSDAY ART BAR: Boy Party with DJ John Alan. 9 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: JookBot Warlock. THE COFFEEHOUSE: Monthly Board Meeting. 7 PM. ONOPA: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, The Getdown DJs. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: Stacy DC. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Annie. 6 PM. Level 2 with Peggy. 9 AM. SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: Emily Raboteau, author of “The Professor’s Daughter.” 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8 AM. Vegetarian Potluck. 6:30 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: Pickpocket. 7 PM. WOODLAND PATTERN: Growing Up Speaking Out: Creative Writing and Movement for Girls with Peggy Hong. 3:15 PM. Joining the Critical Dialogue with Nicholas Frank. 7:30 PM. 18 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Will Branch. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ I Beam. 8 PM. Rockin’ A Friday w/ Let’s Rock with Johnny Z. 10 PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: Ben Merens, Gordon Talanian. 8 PM. $4 . GREAT LAKES ZEN CENTER: Public Talk with Zen Master Bon Haeng. 8 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Terry Vittone. ONOPA: Chicago Afrobeat Project. 10 PM. THE TANNERY STUDIO: Junk: An Evening of Queer Underground Cinema. 7 PM. $4/$3 with NP food item. TIMBUKTU: Paul Cebar & The Milwaukeeans. 9 PM. UWM Union Wisconsin Room: Lime Lite. Theatrical showcase featuring fashion, music, art and creativity. 8 PM. WOODLAND PATTERN: Redletter Series with Steve Healey and William Waltz. Open Mic. 7 PM. 19 SATURDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Brian Burghardt Band. 8 PM. PsychePhonic Psaturday w/ T.B.A. 10 PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: Mid-Winter Talent Contest. 8 PM. $2.50. GREAT LAKES ZEN CENTER: YMJJ Retreat. LINNEMAN’S: West of Rome, The Mighty Deerlick, Michelle Anthony. MAD PLANET: Icon Entertainment Battle of the Bands. 21+. 10 PM. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Family Sundays: Degas Sculptures. 12-4 PM. THE TANNERY STUDIO: Junk: An Evening of Queer Underground Cinema. 7 PM. $4/$3 with NP food item. TIMBUKTU: Afro-Caribbean Jam w/ African American and Caribbean DJs. 9 PM. $8 advance/$10 door. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade: Help remove alien plant species 9 AM. Science Saturdays. 10 AM. Winter Weather Survival: A presentation of tips and information of how to enjoy winter safely. 11 AM. $8/$5 members. Animal Feeding Time. 1 PM. 20 SUNDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ .357 String Band 8 PM. RootSunday w/ Spike’s DooWop Shop. 10 PM. GREAT LAKES ZEN CENTER: YMJJ Retreat. 100 day baby naming ceremony. 2 PM. MAD PLANET: Red Letter Diaries, Addison, Tuesdays Coming, A Transit Diary. All Ages. 5 PM. RIVERHORSE: Super Sunday Raffle. 10 PM. TIMBUKTU: Roots Rock Reggae w/ WMSE DJ Robert G. 9 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Storytime in the Park for preschoolers and kindergartners. 2 PM. $5/$3 members. UWM UNION THEATER: Lumumba. 7 PM. 21 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Blood Pressure Screening. 10 AM. THE COFFEE HOUSE: Board Meeting. 7 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday. 7:30 PM. Sigmund Snopek. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: The Shake ‘n Bake RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. 22 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Women Take Back the Mic. CIRCLE A: Jook Savages Along the Milwaukee jukebox Challenge. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Handwriting Analysis. 12:30 PM. THE FOUNDATION: Tiki Tuesday w/ Your Ship’s Bartender, Don Nelson. LINNEMAN’S: Keith Pulvermacher RIVERHORSE: 1984th Tuesday w/ Luke Chappelle. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy. 6 PM. TIMBUKTU: Sufi poetry Night w/ Godsil, featuring poetry of Rumi & Hafiz. 7 PM. UPTOWNER: DJ Kid Cut Up Hip-Hop Tuesdays. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade: Help remove alien plant species. 9 AM. Introduction to Cross Country Skiing: For adults and children 12 and up. 6:30 PM. $10/$7 members. UWM UNION THEATER: Get Rid of Yourself. 7 PM. 23 WEDNESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Mid-week Mountain Music with Colin O’Brien. CIRCLE A: Freeform Wednesday w/ Pants. GREAT LAKES ZEN CENTER: Dharma Talk. 7:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage. 9:30 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. TIMBUKTU: Poetry Night w/ Daudi. 9 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks with Ken. 9 AM. 24 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: “Roll-Yer-Own” Classic LP Sides. MAD PLANET: Signal to Shore CD release party. Jail, Say Hi to Tammy Faye. 21+. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: Big Red. 10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Annie. 6 PM. Level 2 with Peggy. 9 AM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8 AM. WOODLAND PATTERN: Growing Up Speaking Out: Creative Writing and Movement for Girls with Peggy Hong. 3:15 PM. UWM Union Theater: Wall. 7 PM. 25 FRIDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Spade Cooley. 8 PM. Rockin’-A Friday w/ Hillbilly & Harmony. 10 PM. THE COFFEE SHOP: Melaniejane. 8 PM. $4. LINNEMAN’S: Evibe MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Penelope Hobhouse, English Gardener. Speaking on her recently published book. 7 PM. ONOPA: Busdriver, TBA. 10 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: This World, and the Next: Godard’s Reflections on War. WOODLAND PATTERN: Experimental Film and Video Series: The Bird People. 7 PM. $2. 26 SATURDAY BUCKETWORKS: Enchantments, The Planet in the Window. A Cabaret show. 7 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Rivetors. 8 PM. PsychePhonic Psaturdays w/ Chuk Le Fuk. 10 PM. THE COFFEE SHOP: The Moxie Chicks. 8 PM. $4 LINNEMAN’S: Sam Llanas (of the Bodeans). MAP PLANET: Interlobate presents: Punsapuya. 21+. 10 PM. ONOPA: Vital Source 3rd Anniversary Party w/ The Panic, Chariots Race, The Danger, The Reverse, DJs John Bts. Wrkng and Haven. RIVERHORSE: Ladies Spin. 10 PM. TIMBUKTU: Riverwest Currents 3rd Anniversary Party. 10 PM. UWM UNION THEATER: This World, and the Next: Godard’s Reflections on War. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Science Saturdays. 10 AM. Animal Feeding Time. 1 PM. WOODLAND PATTERN: Writing the Independent Film: An intensive weekend workshop with Dan Wilson. 1 PM. Featured reading with Anselm Berrigan and Mike Hauser. 7 PM. 27 SUNDAY CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Jonathan Burks. 8 PM. RootSunday w/ Cousin Carl. 10 PM. THE COFFEE SHOP: Acoustic/Spoken Word Open Stage. 7 PM. $2.50. MAD PLANET: Fly By Night, Forth Effect. All Ages. 5 PM. RIVERHORSE: Super Sunday Raffle. 10 PM. TIMBUKTU: Roots Rock Reggae w/ WMSE DJ Robert G. 9 PM. WOODLAND PATTERN: Writing the Independent Film: An intensive weekend workshop with Dan Wilson. 1 PM. 28 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Blood Pressure Screening. 10 AM. LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday. 7:30 PM. Amy Rohan. 10 PM. RIVERHORSE: The Shake ‘n Bake RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATER: This World, and the Next: Godard’s Reflections on War. COMMUNITY EVENTS SYMPOSIUM: COMMUNITY SUPPORTED HEALTH CARE. Sat., Feb 5 9 AM – 10 PM. Wellspring Conference and Retreat Center. Sliding Scale $25 to $100. 262-675-0012. email CLASSES/WORKSHOPS A Process of Healing: A 10-wk therapy group for adult women who have experienced sexual abuse. Facilitators are Dione Gisch, MA & Rebecca Simon, MA. Galleria Office Bldg. 11431 Port Washington Rd. #105-7, Mequon, WI. Call for more information 704-5301. DANCEWORKS: Session II, thru-March 5. Ongoing registration for classes and workshops. Beginner to advanced, children & adults. Classes in Modern, Ballet, Tap, African, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Swing, Pilates, Yoga and Stretch. Call 277-8480. FIGURE DRAWING AND COMPOSITION CLASS: First meeting of 10 classes, 2 hours long, once a week on Sundays. $100 plus cost of materials. Nude model. The Academy of Unconventional Art. 372-1829. HIPPY: Enroll now in COA’s Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program. HIPPY is a free, home-based school readiness program for children ages 3-5. You will receive 30 weeks of home visits, activities and games to share with your child. For more information call Tamara, 263-8383, ext. 126. LITERATURE oF ECOLOGICAL VISION: Offered by UWM English Dept. and Office of Off-Campus Instruction, taught by Jeff Peniewaz. Class will meet at Urban Ecology Center. Thursday nights, late January to mid-May. For enrollment info, call 229-6209. THE PARENTING NETWORK offers various parenting education classes and support groups in various locations in the Greater Milwaukee area. General classes/groups are available as well as support groups for specific populations/topics – short term and ongoing. For details and to register, call our Parent Helpline at 414-671-0566. SWING DANCE WORKSHOP: Fridays, 6-7 PM, Danceworks, Jan 7 – March 4. 8 weeks for $80.