Nonprofit Calendar

  • Wednesday, Feb. 9 The Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha will host it’s 18th annual Youth of the Year Awards Dinner at Madrigrano Marina Shores, 302 S. 58th St., from 5:30 to 8 p.m.  The club will announce the 2011 Youth of the year as well as honor Larry and Linda Rasch with the Mary Frost-Ashley Patron Saint Award; and Mcternan Wireless/Mobile One with the Boys & Girls Club of America Helping Hands Award. Entertainment will be provided by youth from the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha. For more information or details of the event call 262.654.6200 or email Ron Stevens at rstevens@bgckenosha.org
  • Thursday, Feb. 10 the Milwaukee Center for Independence will present a screening of the “Race to Nowhere,” documentary on American education from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Milwaukee Academy of Science, 2000 W. Kilbourn Ave. Admission is $10 per person in advance or $15 at the door. Purchase your tickets online at http://rtnmilwaukeeacademyofscience.eventbrite.com
  • Monday, Feb. 14 Beauty hair salon will offer haircuts and blowouts to participating clients from 12 to 5 p.m. at its Eastside location, 1633 N. Farwell Ave. All of the proceeds from the days events will benefit the women of St. Catherine’s. In addition to these services, Beauty is also hosting a clothing drive which will be open to the public. Top stylists in the salon are donating their time and talent for the effort. For more information call 414.276.5054.
  • Friday, Feb. 18 Dryhootch of America, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans and their families survive and thrive in the community, will host Comics for Courage Laff-a-thon with comedians Christopher Cannon and Jay Harris. The event will be held at Hoeppner-Horn Brothers VFW Post, 17980 W. Beloit Road in New Berlin. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. A cash bar will be provided, all ages are welcome. All proceeds from the event benefit Dryhootch and the Wounded Warrior Project. Tickets can be purchased for $15 in advance at www.dryhootch.org.
  • Friday, Feb. 25 In Tandem Theatre will open its comedic show Murder at the Howard Johnson’s by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick at the Tenth Street Theatre, 628 N. 10th St., Milwaukee. Tickets are $20 and $25 and available by calling the Tenth Street Theatre box office at 414-271-1371. Student, senior and group discounts are available. Show information is available at www.intandemtheatre.org.
  • Friday, March 25 The Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation will host a Mad Hatter’s reception at Pier Wisconsin, 500 N. Harbor Drive, to raise money in support of Wisconsin’s bleeding disorders community. The event will feature live and silent auctions, signature cocktails, a pasta bar and desserts. Live auction prizes include Green Bay Packer tickets, a Chicago Bears weekend getaway and a party package with beer for a year.  Tickets are $75 and corporate packages are available for $1800 with additional underwriting opportunities starting at $500.  RSVP online at glhf.org or by calling the foundation at (414)-257-6786. 

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