Nonprofit Calendar

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:35 am

*Friday, Nov. 21, the Northwestern Mutual Foundation will present MAM After Dark Happy Hour at the Milwaukee Art Museum, located at 700 N. Art Museum Drive in Milwaukee. The MAM After Dark series features monthly social events at the museum. This month’s event will include drink specials and food samples from Café Calatrava, holiday shopping opportunities with onsite vendors, live dance performances, derby shows, a DJ, a photo booth and tours of art exhibits. The event will run from 5 to 11 p.m. Admission is free for museum members. Attendees who join at the doors can gain free admission with a friend. Cost for other attendees is $14 at the door and $9 in advance. For more information or to register, click visit

*Tuesday, Dec. 2, BoardStar will host a discussion on anticipated nonprofit trends in 2015. The event will feature a keynote address by Trista Harris, president of the Minnesota Council on Foundations, on “The Future Started Yesterday.” The event will also include a panel discussion with insight on trends from Christy Brown of Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast, Christine Culver of the United Performing Arts Fund, and Jeff Snell of the Midwest Consortium for Social Innovation. The event will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, located at 220 E. Pittsburgh St. in Milwaukee. Cost is $25 for BoardStar members and $35 for non-members. Coffee and snacks will be included. For more information or to register, visit

*Thursday, Dec. 4, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold the 20th annual “Spirit of the Nonprofit Sector Celebration” and will honor impactful nonprofit executives and organizations with its Nonprofit Excellence Awards. Honorees are Meta House, Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County, League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers and SaintA. The celebration will include networking following by the awards presentation and a reception. The event will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Italian Community Center, located at 631 E. Chicago St. in Milwaukee. Awards will be distributed at 5 p.m. Cost is $20 for nonprofit center members CDBG affiliates and $20 for attendees registering at least two at one time. Nonmembers can attend for $35 or $30 when registering at least two at one time. For more information or to register, click here.

*Thursday, Dec. 4, the Milwaukee Press Club will hold its annual “Meet the Media” event as it celebrates its 129th anniversary. The event gives the public a chance to interact one on one with media personnel from outlets across the region. Attendees will also be entertained by more than 40 “celebrity bartenders,” including media professionals and several community and business leaders. The event will run from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, home to the Milwaukee Press Club, at 137 E. Wells St. in downtown Milwaukee. The event is free and open to the public but requires advanced registration at

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