This Weekend in Riverwest, 04-09-04

FRIDAY, APRIL 9 OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE, 3PM Holy Week Service: Good Friday, at St. Casimir, Bremen & Clarke. WOODLAND PATTERN, 720 E. Locust, 5-8PM Artist Talk & reception: Katherine Ng. ONOPA, Center & Fratney Friday Fish Fry at The Bistro. Later on, Paul Cebar & The Milwaukeeans. LAKEFRONT BREWERY PALM GARDEN, Commerce St. Friday Fish Fry w/The Brewhaus Polka Kings at 6PM. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/The White Hot Tizzies, 8PM, $4. “Rockin’ A Friday” w/Schlmeel & Schlmazel, 10PM. MAC’S RED EYE, 3865 N. Richards, across from Wal-Mart, 9PM Eddy Mac. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM Heidi Spencer, Riviera, The Vega Star, Telectro. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke Stereo South, $5 MAD PLANET, Center & Booth Retro Dance Party, 21+, secure parking. SATURDAY, APRIL 10 HIKE THE MILWAUKEE RIVER, 9AM-12:30PM Begin at Urban Ecology Center (in Riverside Park), hike up to Port Washington Road, cross the river and come down the west bank, crossing back at North Avenue. Approximate length is 8 miles. Bring water, wear boots, expect mud, and plan on seeing something youve never noticed before. For adults & accompanied children ages 12 & up. $5 (Members – free). (414)964-8505 or BURKE CANDY, 3840 N. Fratney (& Vienna), 10AM-2PM Fill up your Spring Basket with yummy chocolates and candy made right here in Riverwest. Their charming candy shop is open from 10AM-2PM. STAND FOR PEACE, WATER & WISCONSIN, NOON Emergency Protest. In the last 72 hours, the number of casualties in Irag has mounted. Give the UN authority in Iraq, end the occupation, and bring our US troops home safely. Sponsored by Peace Action, 964-5158 ST. CASIMIR SCHOOL, Bremen & Clarke, NOON & 1:30PM Spanish Class MAD PLANET, Center & Booth The Oprah’s, Somerset, The Round Reality, Fly by Night. All ages, 5PM. Wobblyhead Presents: One-F, Jethro X, Brad Owen, Bern-E, 21+, 10PM. Secure parking. OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE, 8:30PM Holy Week Service: Easter Vigil, at St. Mary’s, Burleigh & Fratney. MAC’S RED EYE, 3865 N. Richards, across from Wal-Mart Madison Lint, 9:30PM. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM Sam Llamas of th BoDeans. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke Goldman, featuring Ripley Caine, with Patrick S. Fennelly, $5. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil Psychephonic Psaturday w/Shock & Awe! DINO’S TAVERN, Chambers & Fratney International Night: DJ Mar w/Greek Techno. ONOPA, Center & Fratney, 10PM The Legendary Shack*Shakers, Crossed Wires, Sin City Injectors, 21+, $8. SUNDAY, APRIL 11 OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE, 9:30AM Easter Sunday Service, at St. Casimir, Bremen & Clarke. ART BAR, Burleigh & Fratney, 6-11PM Open Canvas Night w/Ben Fairly. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/Wooden Robot, 8PM, $2. RootSunday w/Dollar Bill, 10PM. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM Royce Hall & Keedy. MAC’S RED EYE, 3865 N. Richards, across from Wal-Mart Live Music Sundays open mic & sing-a-long with Blue Valentine. QUARTERS, Center & Bremen Mighty Django Hi-Fi w/selectors Eric Blowtorch & Joe the Amabssador. UPCOMING WEEKEND EVENTS SATURDAY, APRIL 17 ANNUAL RIVERWEST SPRING CLEAN-UP, 9AM-1PM Ah Spring! Ewww garbage and dog p**p! It’s time to roll up our sleeves and put the sparkle back in our neighborhood. Assemble at the Holton Youth Center on Burleigh & Holton at 9AM. Marquette University students will be assisting again this year. Bags & gloves will be provided. To volunteer or help coordinate a clean-up on your block, call Jim Wilson at the YMCA CDC at 263-1380 x12. BAKE SALE FOR DEMOCRACY, BREMEN CAFE, NOON-3PM After the Spring Clean-Up, stop in at Bremen Cafe (Bremen & Clarke) for some fresh baked goodies. If you are interested in donating baked goods, please call 414-698-8101. All help is very appreciated. All proceeds go to to support John Kerry’s campaign. EARTH DAY CELEBRATION, URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER, NOON-1PM Celia performs songs and stories as part of the Earth Day Celebration. UEC is located in Riverside Park (Oakland & Bartlet). COFFEE HOUSE, 631 N. 19 St. (just south of Wisconsin Av.), 8 PM: Earth Poets & Musicians, 17th annual performance. Longtime Earth Poets Louisa-Loveridge Gallas, Jeff Poniewaz, Suzanne Rosenblatt, and Harvey Taylor have performed every year since the first such event in Milwaukee in April 1988. Also performing: Ann Filemyr and Sue Silvermarie, who were among the original members of the group. For more info, call Harvey Taylor at 265-2549. Donation: $4 for the Urban Ecology Center. SUNDAY, APRIL 18 DINO’S, Chambers & Fratney Sunday Brunch w/Riverwest Accordion Club, 11:30AM-2PM. SUNDAY, MAY 2 TAMARACK COMMUNITY SCHOOL, 1150 E. Brady (& Humboldt) Open House, school tours, meet teachers, 1-3PM. SUNDAY, MAY 30 LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 5:30PM Annual John Lennon “Peace Thru Music” show w/various local artists performing Lennon’s work. More details forthcoming… 2004 RIVERWEST SUMMER EVENT SCHEDULE: *** JUNE *** SUN 13 – 28th Annual Locust St. Festival & Beer Run, 11:30AM-8PM. SUN 20 – Gardeners Market season opening, Garden Park, Locust & Bremen, 11AM-4PM w/live music from NOON- 3PM. Every Sunday thru October 31. *** JULY *** SUN 04 – Riverwest’s humungous Independence Day Celebration. Begins at 9AM with a parade to Gordon Park, free flags & ice cream, music, games, arts & crafts, Talent Show w/prizes & Decorating Contest w/prizes. Grand Finale with Fireworks at dusk. *** AUGUST *** SAT 21 – Rockerbox Moto Fest, Center St. FRI 27 – Riverwest Diversity Celebration, Gordon Park. *** SEPTEMBER *** SAT 18 – Center St. Daze & Pushcart Race, Center St. *** OCTOBER *** SAT/SUN 02 & 03 – ArtWalk Weekend sponsored by RAA. SUN 31 – Last Gardeners Market of the season and Trick or Treat Day. *** TBA?? *** Gordon Park Grooves Summer of Peace Day.