Nonprofit Calendar

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:15 pm

*Friday, Aug. 15, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host its only MAM After Dark social, presented by Northwestern Mutual Foundation. The August event is themed “Postcard Summer” in line with the museum’s “Postcards from America: Milwaukee” exhibit. The event, scheduled to run at the museum from 6 p.m. to midnight, will feature craft cocktails and snacks, live indie rock music, a photo booth, docent-led tours of exhibits and more. Cost is $9 in advance, $14 at the door, and complimentary for individuals who join at the door (plus a friend). The Milwaukee Art Museum is located at 700 N. Art Museum Drive in Milwaukee. For complete details, visit

*Friday, Aug. 15, through Sunday, Aug. 17, Irish Fest takes over Milwaukee with authentic Irish food, beverages, merchandise and dancing at Henry Maier Festival Park. Highlights of this year’s fest include a marketplace, a yeast banking contest, photo and poetry contests, a 5K run/walk in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, and live performances by Gaelic Storm. The festival will run from 4 p.m. to midnight on Friday, noon to midnight on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday. Cost is $17 for general admission and $12 for seniors age 60 and older. On Friday, admission costs $5 between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Children age 12 and under can get into the festival for free each day. Henry Maier Festival Park is located at 200 N. Harbor Drive in Milwaukee. For more information on Milwaukee’s Irish Fest, visit

*Wednesday, Aug. 20, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will host a workshop on “Delegation Skills for Managers and Supervisors.” The workshop will help attendees learn when to delegate and how to delegate and will provide them practice steps for delegating efficiently. Attendees will also have a chance to practice their delegation skills at the workshop and receive feedback. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, located at 2819 W. Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee. Cost is $35 for nonprofit members and CDBG and $75 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit

*Wednesday, Aug. 20, Women’s FOCUS, Inc.’s meeting will feature speaker Dr. Terry Ziegler, a chiropractor and partner with the Grafton Chiropractic Center. The August program covers the theme “The Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle” and will largely focus on “busting myths” while exploring aspects of health and nutrition, according to Women’s FOCUS. Ziegler has more than 30 years of experience in the chiropractic discipline of medicine. The program, which is open to both Women’s FOCUS members and guests, will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Ozaukee Country Club, located at 10823 N. River Road in Mequon. Cost is $22. For more information or to register, visit

*Saturday, Aug. 23, IndependenceFirst will hold an electronic recycling drive at the Pettit National Ice Center, located at 500 S. 84th Street in Milwaukee. The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will accept old and no longer needed computers, laptops, cell phones, tablets, appliances and TVs, computer accessories, small electronics, fans and more. Individuals dropping off TVs will be charged a $10 fee due to increased disposal cost. That fee will apply to TVS of all tube sizes and wooden cabinet TVs but will not apply to flat panel TVS or rear projection. Data destruction on all donated laptops and computers will comply with identity theft prevention standards. Old computer equipment will be donated to IndependenceFirst to benefit individuals with disabilities who otherwise might not be able to afford a computer. Equipment will also help those individuals build up critical job skills, pursue jobs or housing and gain peer support. For more information on the drive, call IndependenceFirst at 414-291-7520.

*Thursday, Aug. 21, Jazz in the Park will welcome the Terry Sims Band to perform what the concert series describes as “jazz funk.” The 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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