5 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Week: June 24-July 2

As June transitions to July, we have our eyes on these five events.

1. Washington Heights Front Yard Pop-Up

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 FROM 4-8 P.M. | 1700-1800 BLOCK OF N. 52ND STREET

This front yard pop-up will support Washington Heights artists, makers and musicians. It will be located on 52nd Street between Washington Boulevard and Vine Street. Event organizers hope to have the event on Wednesday, but if weather is uncooperative, the outdoor event will be moved to Thursday. 

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2. This Is Milwaukee Talking 8

MONDAY, JUNE 29 FROM 7-8 P.M. | ONLINE EVENT

The This Is Milwaukee Project creators interviewed 100 subjects who “embody the notion of citizenship.” On Monday, the project is hosting a personal, reflective and hyper-local discussion about citizenship with Charlie Sykes, Howard Fuller and Katherine Gehl. 

3. Hospitality Heroes Blood Drive

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 AND THURSDAY, JULY 2 FROM 7 A.M.-2 P.M. | HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM 400 W. CANAL ST.

Roll into the Harley-Davidson Museum on Wednesday or Thursday to donate blood during a time of need. The Museum is saying thank you to donors with a complimentary admission ticket to the museum, 10% off a purchase of $25 or more at The Shop and $10 off $30 at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant. 

4. Author Chat With Steven Wright

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 FROM 7 P.M.-8 P.M. | ONLINE EVENT

Madison author Steven Wright, who is also an associate professor at UW-Madison, will be talking with Boswell Book’s Chris Lee Wednesday. Wright’s debut novel Coyotes of Carthage is a recommended summer read by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

5. Milwaukee Carferry Evening Dive

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 FROM 5-8:30 P.M. | SHIPWRECK EXPLORERS LLC AT 1750 N. LINCOLN MEMORIAL DR. 

For the divers in the audience, there is an advanced recreational dive this Wednesday in Lake Michigan. Dive leaders are predicting flat and calm weather. This is an advanced recreational dive between 90ft to 130ft and certifications are required. 

 

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Allison Garcia is the Digital Editor for Milwaukee Magazine.