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*Now through Sunday, June 22, the Milwaukee Art Museum is partnering with Pick ‘n Save to run the “Feeding Families Food Drive” in support of Hunger Task Force. Museum visitors who show their Pick ‘n Save Fresh Perks card and donate a nonperishable food item to the drive at the museum will receive $5 off museum admission. The Milwaukee Art Museum is located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee.

*Friday, June 20, through Sunday, June 22, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host its annual Lakefront Festival of Art. During the festival, attendees will be able to check out art inside the museum as well as outdoors under a tent. More than 170 jury-selected artists will be onsite displaying jewelry, paintings, ceramics, metalwork, and other artworks. The festival will also include live music, a wine garden, a beer garden, a silent art auction, a sculpture garden, food and more. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission costs $17 for general attendees, $10 for museum members and $25 for three-day passes. Children age 12 and under can get in for free. The Milwaukee Art Museum is located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee. For more information, visit

*Monday, June 23, the Milwaukee Press Club and the Rotary Club of Milwaukee will hold a Newsmaker Breakfast with guest Marc Lasry, new co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks. Lasry is the chairman, chief executive officer and a co-founder of New York-based Avenue Capital Group. A panel of Milwaukee journalists will interview Lasry, and the event will be moderated by BizTimes executive editor Steve Jagler. The breakfast, which is open to the public, will run from 7:15 to 9 a.m. in the Memorial Hall at the War Memorial Center, located at 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr. in Milwaukee. Cost is $20 for press club members and $25 for non-members. Breakfast is included. Seating will be limited, and registration and payment are required by June 18. For more information or to register, visit

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*Tuesday, June 24, the Literacy Services of Wisconsin will hold a volunteer orientation for community members interested in learning more about how they can contribute to the agency’s literacy programs. The orientation will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Literacy Services of Wisconsin, located at 555 N. Plankinton Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. Attendees will not be required to commit to volunteer work at the orientation. For more information contact Mark Neufang of Literacy Services of Wisconsin at 414-344-5878 or

*Wednesday, June 25, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold a workshop on “Developing a Scandal-Proof Crisis Communications Plan.” The workshop, to be presented by Tammy Belton-Davis of Athena Communications, LLC, will focus on ways nonprofits can approach operational management in a crisis with references to case studies. The session will run from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, located at 2819 W. Highland Blvd. in Milwaukee. Cost is $50 for general attendees and $25 for Nonprofit Center members and CDBG agencies. For more information or to register, visit

*Thursday, June 26, Jazz in the Park will feature a performance by the Paul Spencer Band, a nine-part band known for its lively, upbeat jazz style. The live music will run from 6 to 9 p.m. with a Happy Hour starting at 5 p.m. Jazz in the Park, presented by Boston Store and Columbia St. Mary’s, is held each Thursday in Cathedral Square Park in downtown Milwaukee through Sept. 4. The summer concerts, which draw musicians from across the region and country, are free and open to the public and also feature food and beverage vendors onsite. For more information on the concert series and its lineup of performers, visit

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