SPLASH PAD, GORDON PARK, 11AM-5PM DAILY, weather permitting. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3 1ST TUESDAY DRUMMING, 7-9PM 1st Tuesday Drumming at Quaker Meeting House, 3224 N. Gordon Place (from Humboldt, go east on Auer to the end). Contact hosts for more info: Riverwester Darrell Smith at 372-9758 (goodvibes@core.com), or Russ Anderson 482-0246 (jezzj@ameritech.net). Next Drumming: AUGUST 3, 7-9PM. . Hip Hop Featuring DJ Spoon @ the Uptowner Tuesdays ongoing, starting at 9:00 p.m., 21+ show. ========================== WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4 ========================== CANOE TO RIVER RHYTHMS, 5:15 — 9:30 PM EVERY WEDNESDAY IN AUGUST August 4: Five Guys with Day Jobs (pop/rock). August 11: The Paul Spencer Band (Latin, jazz, blues). Back by popular demand! Canoe down the Milwaukee River from Riverside Park, enjoy the tunes at River Rhythms in Pere Marquette Park and then paddle back to the Milwaukee Rowing Club on Commerce Street. Register early, these trips fill up fast. Limited to 14. For adults and accompanied children ages 10 & up, $20 (Members, $15). Payment due at time of registration. More info: (414)964-8505 or www.UrbanEcologyCenter.org ========================= THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 ========================= HOMEBUYER & COMMERCIAL EXPANSION LOAN INFO: EVERY THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN AUGUST, 3-6PM At the Riverwest Co-op (Fratney & Clarke). Representatives from the Lincoln Neighborhood Redevelopment Corp. are on hand to provide one-on-one counseling on how to become a first time homebuyer. Be sure to stop in if you’re ready to take that first step towards owning your own “home sweet home.” . DISTRICT 5 CRIME REDUCTION MEETING: PLACE: Hillside Resource Center 1452 N. 7th St. (corner of 7th & Cherry) All residents are invited. — ========================================================= UPCOMING WEEKDAY EVENTS ========================================================= ============================ MONDAY, AUGUST 23 ============================ FROM: Quinn Wilder, RIC President ================================= The 1st Annual Meeting of the Riverwest Investment Cooperative will be held at the beautiful RIC House on 2543 N. Holton St. at 7:30pm on Monday, August 23. A Reception Party will be held at 6:30pm to eat, socialize and to give people the opportunity to learn about RIC and its members in a casual setting. You are invited and encouraged to attend as RIC looks back at its first full year of operation and looks past its current project and towards an exciting future. Members will be voting in the new board of officers and presenting its President’s Report and Treasurer’s audit. I look forward to seeing you all there. Please RSVP by August 16th if you do plan to attend, so that we can plan accordingly at riverwestinvestmentcoop@yahoo.com. — RIVERWEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, 7-8:30PM YMCA CDC office, 604 E. Center (& Booth). All Riverwesters are welcome to attend. 2004 RNA MEETING SCHEDULE: 2nd Tuesday of the month AUGUST 10 SEPTEMBER 14 OCTOBER 12 NOVEMBER 9 (RNA Board Elections) DECEMBER 14 (RNA Holiday Party) — Peace Action Voter Registrar Training session Thursday, August 12, 7PM Peace Action Center (1001 E. Keefe) Help Peace Action Get Out The Vote! A deputy voter registrar is someone who has permission from the city to register others to vote. City Election Commission staff on hand to swear everyone in; following deputization we will discuss ways to engage new people in voting (and perhaps more importantly thinking about voting). Bring a friend or family member (a buddy will make voter registration safer & more fun) to take advantage of this opportunity to get deputized and learn from others’ experience. RSVP Peace Action (964-5158 or peace@peaceactionwi.org) so we know how many to prepare for. — FROM: Rachel Collins ==================== The Milwaukee Public Library Bookmobile stops in our neighborhood! Every three weeks the bookmobile stops at the Northwest corner of Gaenslen Elementary School parking lot at 1250 E. Burleigh St. The bookmobile arrives at 3:30 and leaves at 4:45 p.m. The bookmobile has three public internet computers, books in Spanish & English for all ages as well as videos, dvds, magazines, and books on tape. If you do not have a library card, bring two forms of identification and a card will be made for you on board. The next stop dates are THURSDAYS, August 12, September 2 and 23, October 14, November 4 and December 16.