Jumpstart on the Weekend

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:16 pm

*Friday, Jan. 3, Bucketworks will hold an event focused on helping individuals learn how to create content that will draw the attention of TV networks. The event will feature presenter Justine Stokes, director of television services at UW-Oshosh. Stokes, who has more than 15 years of experience in directing and producing television, short films, and documentaries, will discuss how individuals can produce quality content without ever leaving Wisconsin. The event, which will also include a screening of local films, will begin at 6 p.m. at Bucketworks in the Shops of Grand Avenue, located at 275 W. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. Cost to attend is $5. Students and members of the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) can get in for free. For more information, click here.

*Saturday, Jan. 4, the Milwaukee County Zoo and the Zoological Society of Milwaukee will offer free zoo admission, thanks to “Family Free Day” sponsored by North Shore Bank. The zoo holds six free days throughout the year for individuals and families. Parking and concession fees are still enforced on free admission days. The Milwaukee County Zoo is located at 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd. in Milwaukee. For more information, visit www.zoosociety.org.

*Saturday, Jan. 4, and Sunday, Jan. 5, the 46th annual “Wonderful World of Weddings” show will run at Wisconsin State Fair Park’s Exposition Center, located at 8200 W. Greenfield in West Allis. The show will feature the latest wedding fashions and trends with onsite vendors displaying apparel, wedding cakes, reception hall samples, invitations, music and more. The show will also include fashion shows and prizes. Activities will run from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Cost to attend is $9 for adults and $7.50 for seniors. Children age 12 and under can get into the show for free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.epishows.com/wedding.

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