Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:15 pm
*Thursday, Aug. 21, Jazz in the Park will welcome the Terry Sims Band to perform what the concert series describes as “jazz funk.” The 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, Aug. 21, Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs-Greater Milwaukee and Women Business Owners Network will team up to host a wine tasting event. The event will celebrate the end of summer and will feature a variety of wines and hors d’oeuvres. The tasting will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Water 2 Wine, located at 17135 W. Bluemound Road in Brookfield. Walk-in registration costs $25. For more information, click here.
*Friday, Aug. 22, Waukesha County Business Alliance will present a One-on-One with Public Officials event. The free monthly event gives area business leaders and employees a chance to meet a local government official and chat with them over coffee. This month’s event will feature State Rep. David Craig of the 83rd Assembly District. The session will run from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Jannsen Conference Room of the Waukesha County Business Alliance, located at 2717 N. Grandview Boulevard, Suite 300, in Waukesha. For more information or to register, visit www.waukesha.org.
*Friday, Aug. 22, Newaukee will showcase the music of Conundrum and Fortune during its 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 p.m. to midnight through Sept. 5. Attendees should plan to dress in business casual attire. The Milwaukee Athletic Club is located at 758 N. Broadway Street in Milwaukee. For more information on the Koss Lunar Series and its music lineup, visit www.newaukee.com.
*Saturday, Aug. 23, IndependenceFirst will hold an electronic recycling drive at the Pettit National Ice Center, located at 500 S. 84th Street in Milwaukee. The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will accept old and no longer needed computers, laptops, cell phones, tablets, appliances and TVs, computer accessories, small electronics, fans and more. Individuals dropping off TVs will be charged a $10 fee due to increased disposal cost. That fee will apply to TVS of all tube sizes and wooden cabinet TVs but will not apply to flat panel TVS or rear projection. Data destruction on all donated laptops and computers will comply with identity theft prevention standards. Old computer equipment will be donated to IndependenceFirst to benefit individuals with disabilities who otherwise might not be able to afford a computer. Equipment will also help those individuals build up critical job skills, pursue jobs or housing and gain peer support. For more information on the drive, call IndependenceFirst at 414-291-7520.
*Wednesday, Aug. 27, FUEL Milwaukee, which is part of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, will host a Purely Social event at Barnacle Buds. The event is part of the young professional networking group’s regular social get-togethers. During Purely Social events, which are free for the business community, attendees have a chance to network as well as enjoy complimentary appetizers and drink specials. August’s event will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Barnacle Buds is located at 1955 S. Hilbert Street in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, visit www.fuelmilwaukee.org.