Nonprofit calendar of events

  • Saturday, Oct. 29 Milwaukee Ballet will host a Trans-fusion costume party at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St. TRANS-FUSION, The Party, is a vampire-themed costume party, takes place following the 7:30 p.m. performance of Dracula. Join Milwaukee Ballet for an evening of spine-tingling dancing with the stars of Dracula, rousing music by DJ Multidimensional Fortitude, a creative costume contest, small bites, beer and wine, and mingling with an array of Milwaukee personalities. The Party will give people a chance to see the production and then dance the night away with the stars of Dracula. The Party is generously sponsored by Milwaukee’s Contemporary Counsel, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.  A combined ticket including the 7:30 performance and the party is available for $75 or patrons can purchase a single party-only ticket for $50. Event proceeds benefit Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet School and its education and community outreach programs. Tickets for Dracula range from $28.50-$96, and are available online at www.milwaukeeballet.org or by calling 414-902-2103. The show will run one weekend only, October 27-30. Due to the production’s popularity, audiences are encouraged to purchase tickets early to ensure availability.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 2 BoardStar will host a networking and discussion for nonprofit board directors, executive directors and other leaders at the Miller Pub Inn from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mary Stelletello, a former consultant with the La Piana group, will discuss Engaged Governance, a growing nationwide governance trend. This trend speaks to including staff and diverse community members in board proceedings with the goal of adding invaluable insight to the needs and state of the organization and community.  After the educational part of the program, networking will continue.  To learn more or to RSVP visit:  http://bit.ly/nZUU8V
  • Thursday, Nov. 17 Climbing for a Cure to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  will be held at the U.S. Bank Building from 5:30 to 9 p.m.  Nearly 500 participants will  meet and climb 47 floors, 94 flights, 1,034 steps. Once participants reach the top, they have the opportunity to enjoy amazing panoramic views of Downtown Milwaukee before heading down to the post-climb celebration, complete with food, drinks, entertainment and awards! Corporate Teams, local Fire and Police Departments and fitness fanatics will be present. Net proceeds will go toward cystic fibrosis (CF) research, care and education programs. For more information visit: http://wisconsin.cff.org/climb.
  • Friday, Nov. 18 The Latino Community Center (LCC) will host a Recognition Dinner at Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water Street, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Elizabeth A. Brinn Foundation, Richard Wiederhold, Bill Jollie and Victor Huyke will be honored at the event. Entertainment will be provided by the Aztec Dancers. Dinner provided by Margarita Paradise. Single tickets are $75.00; please RSVP by calling Bridgett Gonzalez, 414-273-7121, x 211 or email: bgonzalez@marcuscenter.org.

 
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