|Updated Feb. 15, 2018|
The Art and Science of Canning, Fermentation and Dehydration,”
7 p.m. Tuesday, Cudahy Historical Society, 4647 S. Kinnickinnic
Ave., Cudahy. Christina Ward will discuss her book. In addition to
tips and tricks on preservation and canning, she will discuss the
history of these culinary arts.
Racism and Reflection: Redlining in Context” with Ralph Hollmon,
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N.
Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Hollmon, former president and CEO of The
Milwaukee Urban League, will address the late migration and
development of Milwaukee’s black community, Jewish business in
Bronzeville, and what was built and destroyed during the urban
renewal project. $6 member, $8 nonmember.
Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer information session, 5:30 p.m. to
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee,
Suite 600, 788 N. Jefferson St., Milwaukee. Learn about mentoring.
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Session for
potential volunteers 18 and older. http://bit.ly/2DxDFWd.
1 p.m. Feb. 24, Brookfield Public Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road,
Brookfield. Postpartum doula Sarah Kidd will talk about the benefits
of wearing your child and give you an opportunity to try on
different styles of carriers. 262-782-4140, option 1.
Milwaukee: How One City’s History of Segregation and Struggle
Shaped Its Schools,” 7 p.m. Feb. 26, Brookfield Public
Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. James K. Nelsen, Ph.D.,
will trace the origins of the modern school choice movement and
chronicle how competing visions of equity and excellence have played
out in our surrounding community’s schools in the modern era.
262-782-4140, option 1.
Racism and Reflection: Where from Here?”, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Feb. 27, Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee.
What really happened during Milwaukee’s open housing marches of
1967-1968? Marc Levine from the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Economic Development will address
growth of entrenched segregation and racial inequality in Milwaukee
since the 1970s. Margaret Rozga will discuss her involvement with
Milwaukee’s NAACP Youth Council, her activism during and after the
open housing marches with late husband Father James Groppi, and her
continued social justice work. Bill Tisdale from Milwaukee’s Fair
Housing Council will discuss the organization’s role and advocacy
work in the past, present, and looking to the future. $6 member, $8
“Windows to Understanding” lecture series,
1 p.m. third Monday of the month, Olive Wood Theatre at Tudor Oaks
Retirement Community, S77 W12929 McShane Drive, Muskego. Free.
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