Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:38 am
*Thursday, June 19, through Saturday, June 21, the Gardner Denver 200 Fired Up by Johnsonville race will be held at Road America, located at N7390 State Highway 67 in Plymouth. The race weekend will give fans a chance to see some of Nascar’s young racers go head to head. In addition to test sessions, practice and the official race, the weekend will feature a parade, kart racing, live music, a family fun zone and more. Weekend tickets cost $105 with additional ticket options for camping, individual days and events, and VIP admission. For more information on the race weekend’s schedule of events, click here.
*Thursday, June 19, the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Business After 5” networking event. The event is open to both chamber members and prospective members and will be held at Skiin, 21675 E. Moreland Blvd. #101 in Waukesha, from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for members who pre-register, $15 at the door for members, $15 for first-time guests and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit www.brookfieldchamber.com.
*Thursday, June 19, Jazz in the Park will feature a performance by Hood Smoke, a band known for its mix of soul and pop music. The live music will run from 6 to 9 p.m. with a Happy Hour starting at 5 p.m. Jazz in the Park, presented by Boston Store and Columbia St. Mary’s, is held each Thursday in Cathedral Square Park in downtown Milwaukee through Sept. 4. The summer concerts, which draw musicians from across the region and country, are free and open to the public and also feature food and beverage vendors onsite. For more information on the concert series and its lineup of performers, visit www.easttown.com/events/jazz-in-the-park.
*Thursday, June 19, Fuel Milwaukee will host a “Purely Social” event at Arye in the Square, an outdoor music festival held at Catalano Square in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. The free social event, which is open to the public, will feature live soul music from local musician Lex Allen, complimentary appetizers from Club Charlie’s, drink specials and outdoor sports activities. Fuel Milwaukee will also use the event to draw more attention to its adopted nonprofit organizations, Friends of Catalano Square and the Elmbrook Humane Society. Fuel members and newcomers are encouraged to attend. For more information or to register, click here.
*Friday, June 20, Newaukee will launch the 2014 season of the Koss Lunar Series at the Milwaukee Athletic Club Rooftop. The weekly music series, which Newaukee presents in partnership with the Koss Corporation, features live music, a DJ, food and beverage service. The series, free for Newaukee members, runs every Friday evening from 6 to 11 p.m. through Sept. 5. The event on June 20 will showcase the music of Cherry Ball, DJ Romke, and the Video Villains. Attendees should plan to dress in business casual attire. The Milwaukee Athletic Club is located at 758 N. Broadway St. in Milwaukee. For more information on the Koss Lunar Series and its music lineup, visit www.newaukee.com.
*Monday, June 23, the Milwaukee Press Club and the Rotary Club of Milwaukee will hold a Newsmaker Breakfast with guest Marc Lasry, new co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks. Lasry is the chairman, chief executive officer and a co-founder of New York-based Avenue Capital Group. A panel of Milwaukee journalists will interview Lasry, and the event will be moderated by BizTimes executive editor Steve Jagler. The breakfast, which is open to the public, will run from 7:15 to 9 a.m. in the Memorial Hall at the War Memorial Center, located at 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr. in Milwaukee. Cost is $20 for press club members and $25 for non-members. Breakfast is included. Seating will be limited, and registration and payment are required by June 18. For more information or to register, visit www.milwaukeepressclub.org.