Nonprofit calendar of events

  • Friday, Dec. 9 An Exceptional Chorus, Inc., will host a holiday choral performance at Greenfield High School Performing Arts Center, beginning at 7 p.m. An Exceptional Chorus, Inc. provides music, choreographic training and performance opportunities for high school age students and adults with cognitive and/or physical disabilities.  Many have Down Syndrome. Tickets are available at the door and cost $6.
  • Friday, Dec. 9 Historic Milwaukee Inc., will team up with Josh Jeffers, owner of the Historic Mitchell building and Mitch Winter, executive vice president of Laughlin Constable for a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Mitchell Building. Guests will get to see historic wooden pilings and the mansard roof, one of Milwaukee’s most breathtaking historic structures. Guests will also have a chance to see Historic Milwaukee’s brand new space and the limited edition Historic Milwaukee Inc., print collection curated by David Barnett Gallery. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m. Tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost to attend is $75 per person or $65 for Historic Milwaukee members. RSVP is required and can be done by calling 414-277-7795.
  • Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11 Rummage-A-Rama will be held at the State Fair Park Wisconsin Products Pavilion from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The Salvation Army will also benefit directly from the success of the Rummage-A-Rama! Christmas Show this weekend. Customers are encouraged to toss donations into the Giant Red Kettle and will receive complimentary hot chocolate and candy canes from Salvation Army volunteers during the show on Sunday. Admission to Rummage-A-Rama is $4 per person, but patrons who bring a donation of two non-perishable food items for Hunger Task Force get in for $2. Since its return in 2009, Rummage-A-Rama! has collected 50,000 pounds of food through this promotion. As always, kids age 12 and under attend Rummage-A-Rama! for free. Free parking is available for all Rummage-A-Rama customers in the North Lot by the Pettit National Ice Center via Gate 6; however, it requires an uphill walk to the Wisconsin Products Pavilion. Preferred parking is available within the park for a $5 fee, regulated by Imperial Parking, by entering Gate 5 off 84th Street.
  • Sunday, Dec. 11 The Islamic Environmental Group of Wisconsin presents an interfaith environmental justice educational public event entitled “Environmental Justice: A Human Rights Issue,” at the Islamic Society of Milwaukee, 4707 S, 13th St. from 2 to 4:30 p.m.  The event is free admission. Click HERE to RSVP, go to http://islamicenvironmentalgroup.org/events/, e-mail interfaith.earth@yahoo.com, or call 262-335-6533.

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