After School Art WorkshopDrop-in art program sponsored by Artists Working in Education (A.W.E.) for children in grades K5 to 5. Listen to a story, then work on imaginative art activities relevant to the book or artist theme for the day.Monday, Feb. 4, 4-5:30 p.m.Atkinson LibraryBlack Cinema Film Series: Sisters of SelmaWatch the story of the unsung heroes of the voting rights marches. Presented in collaboration with Blk-Art, History and Culture and M.L. King Library.Monday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m.Martin Luther King LibrarySuper Science for Super KidsBring your friends to make things that fly and spin, create your own musical instrument and get in touch with your inner mad scientist. For ages 6-12.Monday, Feb. 4, 6-7:30 p.m.Zablocki LibraryBay View Kinnickinnic KnittersA knitting circle dedicated to expanding knitting skills through the participation of knitters of all experience levels. Bring any knitting project along for conversation and camaraderie among knitters.Wednesday, Feb. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Bay View LibraryAfrican-American BingoCelebrate Black History culture with a few games of African-American Bingo, followed by crafts and a snack.Wednesday, Feb. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Villard Square BranchAfrican-American Crafts & CultureBuild a time line of Black History events. Join with friends to build crafts that reflect African cultural contributions. Snacks provided.Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6-7:30 p.m. Also Feb. 13, 20, 27.Washington Park LibraryMLK Reading and CraftJoin a community reading of Martin’s Big Words for inspiration before creating posters to portray dreams for a better world. Refreshments provided.Thursday, Feb. 7, 4:30-5:30 p.m.Atkinson Library*** SAVE THE DATE ***The Making of Milwaukee with John GurdaMilwaukee historian and author John Gurda will present a PowerPoint program that captures theMilwaukee community’s history.Saturday, Feb. 9, 10:30 a.m.Centennial Hall Loos Room, 733 N. Eighth St.10-cent Used Book SaleUsed book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library. All proceeds benefitthe library.Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Central LibraryFrom Page to StageLearn about Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s new production Underneath the Lintel from directorC. Michael Wright and actor James Ridge.Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 p.m.Central LibraryBlack History Month EventsFeb. 9: Black History Month Book Club – Central (12-1 p.m.)Feb. 11: Black History Month Jeopardy – Zablocki (3:30-4:30 p.m.) Ages 6-12.Feb. 11: Black History Month Read-In – Center Street (4:30-7:30 p.m.)Feb. 11: Black History Month Read-In with Ald. Milele Coggs – M.L. King (5-6 p.m.)Feb. 11: Black History Month Read-In – Capitol (5-7:45 p.m.)Feb. 18-22: African-American Adventures at Washington Park Library (5-6 p.m.)Feb. 18: Black History Month Read-In – Mill Road (6-7 p.m.)Feb. 18: Black History Month Read-In – Villard Square (6:30-7:30 p.m.)Feb. 19: Black History Month Book Club – Central (6-7 p.m.)Feb. 21: A History of Jazz in America – Villard Square (3:30-5 p.m.)Feb. 26: Black History Month Jeopardy – East (6:30 p.m.) All ages.Feb. 27: Black History Month Jeopardy – Forest Home (5-6 p.m.) Ages 6-12.Feb. 27: Black History Month Jeopardy – Forest Home (6-7 p.m.) Teens.Feb. 27: Family Art Night: My Community – M.L. King (5:30-6:30 p.m.)*** SAVE THE DATE ***Feb. 9: Your Credit Report @ Atkinson Library – (3-4 p.m.)Feb. 10: Schuster’s & Gimbels: Milwaukee’s Beloved Department Stores – Central (2-4 p.m.)Feb. 11: Your Credit Report @ Mill Road Library – Mill Road (6-7:30 p.m.)Feb. 13: Teen Ice Cream Challenge – Bay View (5-6:30 p.m.)Feb. 13: So You’re Thinking About Going to College? – M.L. King (5:30-6:30 p.m.)Feb. 14: Small Business Resources 101 – Central (12-1 p.m.)Feb. 18: Super Science for Super Kids – Center Street (2-3:30 p.m.)Feb. 19: Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection – Central (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)Feb. 19: Build It! – Capitol (4-5:30 p.m.)Feb. 20: Food is Fuel! – Villard Square (4-5:30 p.m.)Feb. 20: Bilingual Family Play Date – Zablocki (6-7 p.m.)Feb. 21: Researching Your Family Tree – Central (12-1 p.m.)Feb. 21: Food is Fuel! – Bay View (4-5:30 p.m.)Feb. 21: Move Your Body! – M.L. King (4-5:30 p.m.)Feb. 23: Skeins of Milwaukee – Central (1:30-3:30 p.m.)Feb. 28: Patent Searching 101 – Central (12-1 p.m.)
April 18, 2014 //
The National Conference of Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) was in Milwaukee last w...
April 18, 2014 //
An organized group of dozens of community organizations (with no group at the helm) representing h...