Bubbler Calendar

*Thursday, April 17, through Saturday, April 19, Newaukee continues its third annual YPWeek, a conference designed to bring young professionals together and engage them in discussions about issues impacting their generation and Milwaukee. The conference, which kicked off on Saturday, April 12, is featuring 30 events at 25 Milwaukee locations total. Remaining highlights include a reverse job fair at the Milwaukee Art Museum on Thursday and a lock-in at the Milwaukee Public Museum on Saturday night. Most YPWeek events are free and open to the public. For a complete lineup of events, visit http://newaukee.com/explore/events/.

*Tuesday, April 22, Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability and Rock the Green together will host the third annual Earth Day Celebration at the CityCenter, located at 735 N. Water St. in downtown Milwaukee. The event, free and open to the public, will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with live music on a bicycle-pedal powered stage, eco-educational booths, and organic lunch items served on compostable serving ware. The celebration will also feature remarks by Mayor Tom Barrett, Alderman Robert Bauman, Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability and Rock the Green. Each will touch on Milwaukee’s sustainability efforts and future plans.

*Thursday, April 24, FUEL Milwaukee will host “Purely Social @ Oak.” The social networking event, part of a FUEL Milwaukee event series, will include complimentary appetizers and drink specials, “mix and mingle” activities, and socializing with area professionals. The free event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Oak is located at 231 E. Buffalo St. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, visit www.mmac.org/events.

*Saturday, April 26, IndependenceFirst will hold an e-cycle drive in the parking lot of the Pettit National Ice Center, located at 500 S. 84th St. in Milwaukee. The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will collect computers, large appliances, televisions and other electrical equipment. All computer donations will support IndependenceFirst’s Computer Recycling Program, which gives free computers to people with disabilities. The e-cycle drive is made possible with assistance from AT&T, River Run Computers, Digital Recyclers, Rocket Clicks and the Pettit Center. For more information, visit www.independencefirst.org.

*Tuesday, April 29, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will present an information session for young professionals on “Leveraging LinkedIn to Enhance Your Professional Brand.” The session is part of Summit Young Professionals, the chamber’s young professional group that meets monthly for social and educational events. The program will help attendees understand how to optimize their LinkedIn profile, network effectively and demonstrate their expertise. The program will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ottawa University – Brookfield, located at 245 S. Executive Dr. #110. Cost is $15 for Summit members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. Lunch will be included. For more information or to register, click here.

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