*Thursday, May 28, FUEL Milwaukee will present a “Purely Social” event on the rooftop patio of La Perla, located at 734 S. 5th Street in Milwaukee. The event, part of a monthly series, will offer attendees the chance to network with their professional peers, sample complimentary appetizers, and take advantage of drink specials. The event is free and open to the public and will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Attendees should plan to register at www.fuelmilwaukee.org/events.
*Friday, May 29, through Sunday, May 31, the Milwaukee Brewers will challenge the Arizona Diamondbacks at Miller Park, 1 Brewers Way in Milwaukee. Friday’s game will kick off at 7:10 p.m., Saturday’s game will start at 1:10 p.m. and Sunday’s game will begin at 1:10 p.m. For more information on the Brewers’ schedule or to purchase game tickets, click here.
*Wednesday, June 3, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar featuring “Social Media tools for Business.” The workshop will guide attendees through the differences between social media outlets, help them determine which ones will best serve their business and offer basic tips for getting social media accounts up and running. The workshop will run from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, located at 17100 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 202, in Brookfield. Cost is $29 for chamber members and $49 for non-members. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, June 4, BizTimes Media will present the “Family & Closely Held Business Summit” with a focus on helping family businesses learn how to address many of the complex issues related to growing their ventures successfully. The summit will feature a keynote address by David Ransburg, of Family Business Consulting Group, Inc., and three consecutive interactive panel discussions and CEO presentations. Networking and breakfast will also be included. The event will run from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at the Italian Community Center, located at 631 E. Chicago Street in Milwaukee. Cost is $50 for individuals and $450 for a corporate table of 10. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, June 4, the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation will facilitate a course on “Developing Your Leadership Skills.” The free class will offer participants tips and best practices related to effective business leadership. The class will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Kenosha Library, located at 1500 27th Avenue in Kenosha. For more information or to register, click here.
*Saturday, June 6, the Milwaukee Bucks will hold the “Bucks Summer Block Party” on the Schlitz Park campus. The inaugural summer event will take place in front of the Stock-House building on North Second Street, from West Cherry Street to West Galena Street. The event will run from noon to 5 p.m. with the unveiling the of the Bucks’ new uniforms scheduled for 2 p.m. The day will also include appearances by Bucks players, live music, food, beverages, prizes and more. For more information on the block party, visit www.bucks.com.
*Wednesday, June 17, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education will hold a seminar on “First Steps to Starting a Business.” The course will help students learn how feasible their business idea is and will also educate them about startup costs, financial resources, risks and rewards of starting a business, legal issues and more. The course will run from 6 to 9 p.m. at the UWM School of Continuing Education, located at 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., #6000, in Milwaukee. Cost is $29. For more information or to register, click here.