*Friday, May 15, through Sunday, May 17, the Milwaukee Ballet will feature performances of “Cinderella.” The production, presented by Nancy and Stephen Einhorn, will bring the classic fairytale to life, showcasing Cinderella on her journey to find true love. The show runs two hours and 15 minutes with two intermissions and is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Each performance is held on the stage of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, located at 929 N. Water Street in Milwaukee. Ticket prices vary. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.milwaukeeballet.org.
*Saturday, May 16, the Milwaukee City Council of PTAs will facilitate a community resource fair themed “Shaping Our Future.” In addition to the Milwaukee PTA Council, the event is sponsored by the Department of Public Instruction and Milwaukee Public Schools. The resource fair, open to the public, will offer attendees eight workshops, continental breakfast, childcare and door prizes. Additionally, more than 30 community and district agencies will be present to answer attendees’ questions. The fair will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at North Division High School, located at 1101 W. Center Street in Milwaukee. Attendees are encouraged to drop in at any point. For more information, click here.
*Tuesday, May 19, FUEL Milwaukee will hold its fifth annual Adopt-A-Nonprofit Showcase. The event, titled “I Volunteer: Adopt-A-Nonprofit Showcase 2015,” will display 10 area nonprofits, who will educate attendees about their missions and opportunities for involvement. Attendees will then have a chance to commit to volunteer work and sign up to “adopt” organizations for the next year. In addition to nonprofit information booths, the event will feature free food and drink specials, giveaways and networking. The event is free for FUEL members and non-members. FUEL recommends attendees donate $10. The action will unroll between 5:30 and 8 p.m. at Casablanca On Brady, located at 728 E. Brady Street in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, click here.
*Wednesday, May 27, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Greater Milwaukee Chapter will hold a program exploring ways that employers and their staffs can foster more inclusive workplaces and the benefits of creating a more inclusive, diverse work environment. The program, titled “Milwaukee’s Top Workplaces: Valuing Inclusion, Creating Connections,” will feature a discussion led by Danae Davis, chief executive officer of PEARLS for Teen Girls and future executive director of Milwaukee Succeeds. The program will run from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Urban Ecology Center – Washington Park branch, located at 4415 W. Lisbon Ave. in Milwaukee. Networking, refreshments and optional canoeing will also be built into the evening. For more information or to register, click here.
*Thursday, June 4, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will feature a workshop on “Starting a Nonprofit: Legal Issues and Documents.” The workshop will walk attendees through the process of establishing a 501(c)(3) organization. The workshop will educate attendees about creating bylaws and completing necessary forms, such as Articles of Incorporation, Employer ID Number, and Application for Recognition of Exemption. The information will be presented by Jackie Boynton, attorney at Law Offices of Jackie Boynton in Milwaukee. “Starting a Nonprofit” will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, located at 2819 W. Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee. Cost is $70. The Nonprofit Center advises attendees to experience the startup workshop “To Be or Not to Be” as a prerequisite. For more information on Nonprofit Center workshops, click here.