Bubbler Calendar

*Friday, June 14, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) will unveil a new exhibit titled “30 Americans,” which features 31 contemporary works by African American artists. The exhibit explores race, gender, identity and culture through art and will be on display through Sept. 8. MAM will also display a complementary exhibit, “Wisconsin 30,” with creations from African American artists in the state. MAM admission will be free to the public on Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16, in celebration of a Community Days event highlighting MAM’s 125th anniversary and the opening of the new exhibits. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. MAM is located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee. For more information about MAM and its exhibits, visit www.mam.org.

*Saturday, June 15, the Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival will bring together beer samples from more than 30 craft Wisconsin breweries and complementary food selections from area restaurants. Attendees will also be able to talk to brew masters and chefs to learn more about their offerings onsite, and festivalgoers will have a chance to win a wheelbarrow filled with special craft beers. Brewhaus Polka Kings will provide music entertainment throughout the day. The festival will run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (regardless of weather conditions) at Bayshore Town Center, located at 5800 N. Bayshore Dr. in Glendale. Attendees must be at least 21 years old in order to sample beer. Designated drivers and individuals under 21 can buy a Food Lovers Ticket for $20. All other festival prices can be found at www.wisconsinbeerloversfest.com.

*Tuesday, June 18, the Waukesha County Business Alliance will hold a “Networking After 5” event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 8-Twelve, located at 17800 W. Bluemound Rd. in Brookfield. The monthly “Networking After 5” events give area business owners and employees opportunities to meet one another, discuss each other’s products and services, and talk about potential partnerships. The networking events typically take place on the third Tuesday of each month. Cost to attend is $15 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit www.waukesha.org.

*Thursday, June 20, Well City Milwaukee will offer business owners a Well City Orientation to highlight best practices of workplace wellness programs. Attendees will receive a step-by-step guide outlining ways to create effective, affordable wellness programs. The orientation is free and aligns with Well City Milwaukee’s efforts to make Milwaukee one of the country’s healthiest cities through employee wellness. The orientation will run from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and will be hosted by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) at its offices, located at 756 N. Milwaukee St. in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, visit www.mmac.org/events.

*Saturday, June 22, Historic Milwaukee, Inc. (HMI) will hold its annual member meeting along with a volunteer recognition program and a celebration honoring the 2013 graduates of the guide training class. Students within the class learn about Milwaukee’s history and architecture so that they can eventually lead HMI tours throughout the city. The meeting and program will run from 10:45 a.m. to noon at the Menomonee Valley Urban Ecology Center, located at 3700 W. Pierce St. in Milwaukee. Coffee and treats will be provided. After the program, attendees will have the option of checking out the center, the Valley Passage bridge and the Hank Aaron Trail. Interested attendees must register by Tuesday, June 18, and can do so by calling 414-277-7795 or by clicking here.

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