Nonprofit Calendar

*Saturday, May 4, Habitat for Humanity will host a new volunteer orientation from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at its main office, 3726 N. Booth St. in Milwaukee. Attendees will learn more about how they can become involved in Habitat’s mission to construct affordable homes for Milwaukee-area residents in need. They will also have a chance to sign up for specific volunteer opportunities at the orientation. Space is limited to 40 participants, and advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Lauren Halloran at 414-562-6100 ext. 34 or

*Saturday, May 4, the “Best Buddies Friendship Walk” will parade through downtown Milwaukee to support the nonprofit’s mission of fostering friendship, employment opportunities and leadership development for people with disabilities. The 3rd annual walk will begin at ManpowerGroup Corporate Headquarters, 100 Manpower Pl. in Milwaukee. A warm-up and pre-walk celebration will start at 9:15 a.m. with the walk running from about 10 a.m. to noon and a post-walk celebration following. The walk features a 2-mile route with a 1-mile option. Walkers can participate for free but are encouraged to raise a minimum of $50. All proceeds will assist in funding Best Buddies Wisconsin state programs. For more information or to register, visit

*Sunday, May 5, ArtWorks for Milwaukee, a nonprofit that provides paid art internships to underprivileged teenagers, will showcase artwork created for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s spring “Remains to Be Seen” program at the Milwaukee County Zoo. ArtWorks interns will present their artwork promoting the Zoological Society program, which features carts of animal artifacts to give zoo visitors a hands-on experience. Their creations will be on display at the Milwaukee County Zoo. The presentation will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is free, but attendees must pay zoo admission to get in. The event will also include snacks, juice and coffee for attendees. The Milwaukee County Zoo is located at 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd. in Milwaukee.   

*Saturday, May 11, 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

*Tuesday, May 14, CORE/El Centro, a nonprofit organization that provides natural healing therapy services in Milwaukee, will celebrate its 11th anniversary with a “CORE Momentum” fundraiser. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s on the Lake’s Gallery and Culture Arts Center, 1800 N. Prospect Ave. in Milwaukee. It will feature beverages and hors d’oeuvres along with a silent auction and raffle. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the organization’s programs including its children’s camp in its rooftop garden. Event tickets cost $60 and are available for purchase at For more information, contact Pat Bogenschuetz at 414-225-4260 or at

*Saturday, May 18, Legacy Recycling will run an electronics drive at the First Congregational Church UCC, located at 131 N. Webster St. in Port Washington. The drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will collect unwanted electronics including computers, laptops, computer accessories, DVD players, CD players, televisions, office equipment and any device that plugs into an outlet or uses batteries. The electronics drive will be held along with the church’s 6th annual Sustainability Fair, which is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, visit

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