Nonprofit Calendar of Events

  • Friday, Feb. 17 The Pablove Pavilion Dance Fundraiser will be held at Best Place Milwaukee from 7 to 11 p.m.. Guests are encouraged to re-live the music dancing and fun of the original Pavilion Dances in support of the Pablove Foundation to fund childhood cancer research and programs for kids with cancer. Parking is available in the area and a cash bar and snacks will be provided.  Music includes alternative, dance, ska and reggae songs from bands like English Beat, REM, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Fishbone, Psychedelic Furs, INXS and so much more. To register click here.
  • Saturday, Feb. 18 Milwaukee Catholic Home will host S.O.U.L (Singers of United Lands) at 1 p.m. S.O.U.L.’s mission is to develop international and cultural relationships through vocal music from around the world. S.O.U.L. provides workshop, presentations, performances, and lessons for audiences of all ages during a 6-month tour throughout the USA and Canada.  Milwaukee Catholic Home is located at 2462 N. Prospect Avenue in Milwaukee.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 21 Gilda’s Club of Southeastern Wisconsin, in partnership with the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center will host a wellness event entitled: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives. Dr. Richard Swenson, best-selling author and award-winning educator will present. The event will be held at the JCC starting at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Swenson will speak on his best-selling book, Margin. At this lecture, people will learn how to have more time and energy for family, friends and faith.  The event is free to attend.
  • Friday, Feb. 24 The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold the Milwaukee Wine Opener at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave. from 6 to 10 p.m. The event will feature an unlimited sampling of approximately 100 wines, small plate tastings from 20 of Milwaukee’s top restaurants, and live music by Ryan McIntyre. The event benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and will celebrate the CF Foundation’s most recent medical advances. The CF Foundation is proud to have played an important role in the research and development of Kalydeco, a breakthrough drug that is the first to address the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis. The foundation hopes to raise $52,000 through the Milwaukee Wine Opener. Individual ticket prices are $60 in advance, and $75 at the door. Sponsorship packages are available. Additional information can be found here.
  • Friday, Feb. 24 The Humane Milwaukee Gala will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel starting at 7 p.m. The Gala is being held to celebrate humane youth and raise funds to continue humane education campaigns and programs for at-risk youth facilitated by the Brew City Bully Club.  The organization inspires at-risk youth through education and bonding experiences with dogs, and helps nurture in them the feelings of hope, respect and a vision for a better future. Tio Hardiman, nationally renowned as a champion to end violence in all forms, will be the keynote speaker.  Hardiman has worked with Former First Lady Laura Bush, Queen Noor of Jordan, Michael Vick, Wayne Pacelle and countless others to help bring awareness to the plight of people and animals around the world.  The Gala admission is $75/person. There are sponsor-levels for the event ranging from $500 to $5,000.  For more information and to make a reservation to attend the Gala or become a sponsor – contact: Michelle Serocki, at, or call: 414-614-5531.
  • Saturday, Feb. 25 Carnival Milwaukee will be held at the Zoofari Conference Center, 9715 Bluemound Road, from 7 to 11 p.m. The fundraiser for UEDA will feature a sampling of cuisines from local restaurants and live entertainment by Latin Jazz band De La Buena, all in the style of Mardi Gras and Carnival celebrations around the world.Tickets are $40 per person. Visit or call 414.562.9904 for information. More information about UEDA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit can be found at
  • Wednesday, Feb. 29 St. Aemilian-Lakeside president and chief executive officer, Teri Zywicki and Integrated Family Services project manager and long-time child welfare advocate Darlene Pawluk bartend at the BluTender Friend Raiser event from 6 to 7 p.m., at Blu, top of the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. Music by guitarist Joe Wray. Cash bar, raffles. Tips will support services to children and families throughout Southeast Wisconsin who are served by these human services agencies. Free parking for 2.5 hours will be included.
  • Wednesday, March 7 The Milwaukee Kickers will host a fundraising event at the new Splash Studio painting bar in the Historic Third Ward from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. Guests will learn to create their masterpieces while enjoying a glass of beer, wine or soda. Splash founder and president Marla Hahn is generously hosting the  pre-grand opening event especially for the Milwaukee Kickers. Tickets are $35 and include three hours of studio time, paint supplies including smock, paint instruction, cleanup, one complimentary drink and your masterpiece to take home with you at the end of the night. All of the evening’s ticket proceeds will be donated to the Milwaukee Kickers.  To register, contact Tammy today at
  • Saturday, March 10 Friedens Community Ministries will host the Strike Out Hunger Bowl-A-Thon at AMF Bowlero Lanes, 11737 W Burleigh St, Wauwatosa, starting at 2pm.  Proceeds will help stock the organization’s three emergency food pantries around.  The cost is $15.00 per person cash or pledges and $90.00 for a team of 6. The fee includes shoes and refreshments.  There will be 50/50 raffles and prizes for highest scoring teams and individuals.  Visit for more information. 

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