Nonprofit calendar of events

  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin will host its third annual Thought Leaders Luncheon at Potawatomi Bingo Casino from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Leslie Crutchfield, co-author of the book Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits and leading authority on effective philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and nonprofit leadership and management will be the keynote speaker. Cost to attend is $50 for individuals or $1000 for a corporate sponsorship. For more information or to register, please visit www.eastersealswise.com or contact Chris Cornolo at 414-449-4444 x254.
  • 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.

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