Nonprofit Calendar

*Saturday, April 6, the Milwaukee Art Museum will host Yoga @ the Museum from 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The monthly yoga session, presented by the museum and omTownYogis, caters to all skill levels. The museum, located at 700 N. Art Museum Dr. in Milwaukee, will open for attendees at 7:45 a.m. Pre-registration is preferred and is available until 5 p.m. on Friday at Walk-ins will also be accepted depending on space. Attendees must bring their own mat. A $15 donation is encouraged to support the museum and omTownYogis’ Annual Grant Fund. For more information Yoga @ the Museum, contact Jennifer Kobe, special events coordinator at the museum, at

*Saturday, April 6, Autism Speaks Milwaukee will hold “Walk Now for Autism Speaks,” a community awareness day that will feature an indoor walk, a business resource fair and the Milwaukee Bucks Center Court Entertainment. The walk, which is free and open to the public, will promote April as Autism Awareness Month and will support funding for autism research. The event will be held at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. in Milwaukee, beginning at 9 a.m. Following the walk, Autism Speaks Milwaukee will join the Milwaukee Bucks for their 7:30 p.m. game against the Toronto Raptors. Discounted tickets are available for walk participants. For more information, visit

*Tuesday, April 9, the Milwaukee Public Museum will hold its monthly Lunch & Lecture session. April’s lecture will focus on “How Did Life Rebound After Earth’s Largest Extinction?” with a presentation by Dr. Margaret Fraiser of UW-Milwaukee Department of Geosciences. The session will include an optional pre-lecture docent tour of the museum’s “The Third Planet” exhibit at 10:30 a.m. The lecture will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Gromme Lecture Hall, and lunch will follow in the Garden Gallery at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $19 for museum members and $24 for nonmembers. Members interested in the lecture only can attend for free, and nonmembers can attend for $5. Registration is required by calling 414-278-2728. The museum is located at 800 W. Wells St. in Milwaukee. For more information, visit

*Wednesday, April 10, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will present a free legal clinic at Marquette University Law School, 1215 W. Michigan St. in Milwaukee. The clinic will offer nonprofits assistance with filings, fundraising registration, bylaws updates, contracts, negotiations, employment law and more from M-LINC attorneys and attorney volunteers. The clinic will run from noon to 3:30 p.m. Interested nonprofits must book a clinic appointment. To schedule an appointment or find more information, contact Karin Holmberg-Werner, director of Marquette Legal Initiative for Nonprofit Corporations, at or 414-288-5536.

*Tuesday, April 16, BoardStar Inc. will host a workshop on the importance of creating a board orientation manual. The workshop will teach participants what should be included in a board manual and the templates that can be used to ease the process of putting a manual together. B. Denise Patton, president of BDP & Associates, will lead the workshop. Attendees should bring their organization’s existing orientation materials. The workshop costs $50 for BoardStar members and $75 for nonmembers. It will start at 9 a.m. at Pathfinders, 4200 N. Holton, Ste. 400 in Milwaukee. For more information or to register, visit

*Wednesday, April 17, Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin will team up with Rock Bottom Brewery for a Spring Lager Tapping. The event is part of Easter Seals’ promotion of April as Autism Awareness month. For $5, attendees can sample Rock Bottom’s menu and also try two beers. Proceeds raised will support Easter Seals Autism Services. The event will be held at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 740 N. Plankinton Ave. #1 in Milwaukee, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

*Saturday, April 27, St. Aemilian-Lakeside will host Cirque du SAL to raise funds in support of young adults who are aging out of foster care. The event will feature aerial dance, casino games, music, dancing a raffle and more. The event will be held at the Historic Pritzlaff Building, 333 N. Plankinton Ave. in Milwaukee, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Tickets cost $75 and can be purchased at For more information about Cirque du SAL, contact Sandy Engelhardt at St. Aemilian-Lakeside at 414-465-1396. 

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