by Nick DeMarsh Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Farmer Open House Set for March 8 Meet and support your local farmers. Connect to get farm-fresh produce & more. If You Go: 12th Annual Local Farmer Open House Saturday March 8, 11AM – 3 PM Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park 1500 E Park Pl ~Free […]
CHURCH CONCERTS MILWAUKEE FRIENDS MEETING Community Potluck and Sing-A-Long on Sat, Jan 4, 5:30-8:30PM. Bring food to share and your voice to sing! (3224 N Gordon Place) For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org ST HEDWIG CHURCH Epiphany Concert, Sun, Jan 5, 3PM features choirs from OLDP, Old St. Mary, SS Peter & Paul, and Three Holy […]
by Peggy Schulz Community development has been getting more positive attention in Milwaukee over the last few years, according to Leo Ries, executive director of LISC Milwaukee. Ries made his remarks while introducing the finalists for the 2014 MANDI awards. But Jan Christensen, who was named a finalist for the Northern Trust Navigator Award, has […]
by Ellen C. Warren, photo provided by J. Poniewaz
Interviewing Milwaukee’s new Poet Laureate at the Urban Ecology Center is perfect. Not only is Jeff Poniewaz considered an eco-poet and a nature poet (he differentiates between the two in that the former carries a message, a call to action), he also sat on the original board of directors of the Riverside Nature Center which eventually morphed into the Urban Ecology Center. Quite at home, he exhibits pride in the place where, until recently, he taught his UWM course, “Literature of Ecological Vision.”
RNA RUMMAGE – Donations are needed for the annual RNA Rummage fundraiser on Sat & Sun, July 20 & 21 at 3278 N Humboldt. Items may be dropped off on the front porch beginning July 12. Volunteers are needed to help set up on Friday evening, July 19, during the sale, and to take remaining items to Goodwill on Sunday afternoon (trucks/vans needed too!). To help out, contact Jessica at email@example.com or Judie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAFÉ VOCAR – Due to unexpected electrical and plumbing delays, the June opening of Café Vocar (932 E Wright) got pushed back a couple of weeks. An Outdoor Patio Grand Opening is planned for July 4th, but also check cafevocar.com for updates. Much More on next Page!