Bubbler Calendar

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:39 am

*Friday, Jan. 10, Palermo’s Pizza and Pizzeria 3301 will host a pizza and wine tasting featuring five Italian wines, wood-fired pizzas, and a mini factory tour. The bar will open at 6 p.m. for patrons with the tour beginning at 7 p.m. Cost to attend is $30 per person. Advance reservations are required. Palermo’s Pizza is located at 3301 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee.

*Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Association of Commerce (MMAC) will hold an orientation for its young professionals network, FUEL Milwaukee. The free orientation will introduce attendees to FUEL’s mission, strategy, services, events and more and will include time for networking. The orientation will run from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the MMAC, located at 756 N. Milwaukee St. (fourth floor) in downtown Milwaukee. Seating is limited. To register, visit www.mmac.org/events.

*Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Waukesha County Business Alliance will hold a young professionals luncheon focused on “Beyond the Elevator Pitch: Building Your Network Through Strategic Partners to Explode Your Results.” The luncheon will feature a presentation by Chris Carman, president of ActionCOACH of Elm Grove. Carman will talk about the one strategy that most networkers miss, ways to get the most out of networking and ensure leads after networking ends, and strategies to help individuals feel at ease at networking events. The luncheon will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ActionCOACH of Elm Grove, located at 13150 Watertown Plank Rd., Ste. 200, in Elm Grove. Cost to attend is $20 for alliance members and $40 for general admission. For more information or to register, visit www.waukesha.org.

*Thursday, Jan. 16, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Business After 5” networking event at Mozzaluna Pizzeria, located at 17700 W. Capitol Dr. in Brookfield. The event will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Advance registration costs $10 for chamber members, $15 at the door for chamber members, $15 for first-time guests, and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit http://business.brookfieldchamber.com.

*Friday, Jan. 17, the Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (IBAW) will feature speaker Cynthia LaConte, chief executive officer of Menomonee Falls-based Dohmen, which provides technical consulting services to life science manufacturers. LaConte was named 2011 Woman Executive of the Year by BizTimes Media and 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Upper Midwest. Dohmen recently acquired three technology companies and announced plans to relocate its headquarters to Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. The IBAW event featuring LaConte will begin with coffee and networking at 7 a.m. at the Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Milwaukee. Cost to attend is $30 for IBAW members and $40 for the general public. For more information or to register, visit www.ibaw.com.

*Friday, Jan. 17, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host “MAM After Dark: ¡Baile!” from 6 p.m. to midnight. The event, presented by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, will feature Latin dancing with a live Latin jazz band playing salsa, merengue, cha-cha-, boleros, and bachata music. The social event will also feature music by DJ Slym, salsa and margaritas, a “Dance Through the Galleries Tour,” a photo booth, a “Do It Yourself” art studio, and more. Admission is free for museum members. Attendees who join at the door can also get in for free with a friend. Admission for other guests is $9 in advance and $14 at the door. The museum is located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://mam.org/calendar/events/.

*Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18, Gallery Night and Day’s winter edition hits Milwaukee with 40 art galleries and venues open for art enthusiasts to explore free of charge. The winter art celebration, one of four scheduled for this year, also includes the 11th annual “Sculptures on Ice” exhibition on Friday in the Historic Third Ward’s Catalano Square. Free shuttles will transport patrons on a five-stop route between art venues from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday night. For a list of participating art venues and their hours of operation, visit www.historicthirdward.org/events.

*Friday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 19, the 29th annual “Waukesha JanBoree” will come to Waukesha with the theme “Let The Games Begin.” The winter celebration will feature activities and events tailored toward families, children, teens and adults. Highlights of the three-day celebration include an ice sculpting demo, ice skating, fireworks, trolley rides, an ice bocce ball tournament, ice fishing and ice bowling. Times and locations of activities and events vary. Cost to participate also varies. For more information and a full schedule of “JanBoree” events, visit www.janboree.org.

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