*Sunday, Jan. 4, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host a concert featuring classical guitarists René Izquierdo and Elina Chekan. The concert is the third of a three-part classical series presented in line with the exhibit “Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums.” The concert will be held at 2 p.m. in Windhover Hall at the art museum, which is located at 700 N. Art Museum Drive in Milwaukee. The concert is free with museum admission. For more information, click here.
*Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold a workshop featuring ways to lower stress. The workshop, titled “Reduce Stress Now: Mindfulness Meditation in the Workplace,” will help attendees learn how to take advantage of mindfulness meditation to curb their stress levels at work. The session will include guided meditation and information on mindfulness practices. The session will run from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, located at 2819 W. Highland Blvd. in Milwaukee. The workshop is free for Nonprofit Center members and CDBG and costs $15 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, click here.
*Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UW-Milwaukee will hold an information session on its two graduate education programs – a Master’s of Science in Nonprofit Management and Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management. The programs equip students with skills and knowledge needed for nonprofit accounting, board governance, fund development, marketing, human resources and more. The information session will cover program curriculums, admissions requirements, financial aid and more. The session will run from 6 to 7 p.m. on UWM’s campus at 3230 E. Kenwood Blvd. For more information, click here.
*Thursday, Jan. 29, the City of Milwaukee will celebrate its 169th birthday during a party presented by the Milwaukee Press Club. The theme for this year’s party is “Milwaukee Made: Products, people and places that ‘make’ Milwaukee great.” In line with the theme, the press club is holding a contest calling for nominations in three categories: Who, what and which places define Milwaukee? Following an online nomination and voting period, winners will be announced on Monday, Jan. 19, and will be honored at the birthday celebration. The party will also include gourmet food stations by Bartolotta’s Catering, complimentary beer, coffee and cake, and a cash bar. The party will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grain Exchange, located at 225 E. Michigan St., Suite 5, in Milwaukee. Cost is $35, and attendees must register by Friday, Jan. 23. For more information or to register, visit www.milwaukeepressclub.org/events.