UNSURE OF HOW TO KEEP BUSY? Sad because all of your favorite Milwaukee businesses are momentarily closed? What is there even left to do in the city with our favorite events and outings cancelled?
We have compiled a list of online virtual events hosted by a multitude of Milwaukee businesses that you can stream from the comfort of your home.
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Monday, June 22nd
Jessica Hope will lead you through consciously releasing tension from each part of the body and other stress-relieving yoga techniques.
Boswell Book Store is hosting a conversation with Joyce Carol Oates about her latest book Night. Sleep. Death. the Stars. The book is on sale for 20% off at Boswell through the event date.
Tuesday, June 23rd
If you’ve ever been curious about how to make and properly use a puppet, look no further. The Wauwatosa Public Library is hosting a Facebook Live puppet workshop to help you “to make your puppet look alive.”
Coffee & Hardtack: David McKenzie
Join Kenosha’s Civil War Museum’s staff Doug Dammann and Jenn Edginton speak with David McKenzie from Ford’s Theatre.
Celebrate Pride Month with Miller Lite! Representatives from the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce will discuss the importance of celebration during the time of social distancing and how to stay connected. You must be 21+ to attend.
Wednesday, June 24th
The Racine Public Library’s Ms. Gail “will entertain children and families with stories, music, and hand-made unique props,” uploaded to YouTube every week.
Join the Cedarburg Art Museum in this virtual event featuring artwork from the homes of collectors across southeastern Wisconsin. Enjoy not your typical art exhibit with pieces from “art fairs, galleries, exhibitions, community events, and studio visits” and “feature a diversity inherent to each of their individual tastes.”
Virtual Gentle Restorative Yoga Stretch – Online Yoga Social
Get through hump day with Jessica Hope and work through restorative yoga postures that will help relieve the stress of the week so far.
Thursday, June 25th
Hop online for Milwaukee Record’s virtual summer festival “for a day’s worth of music, comedy, sports and games, summer-related fun, summer-related mayhem, and much more.”
Houdini Comes Alive
The Jewish Museum Milwaukee delves into the life of Harry Houdini. Magician David London will take you back in time to truly understand the magical mastermind, Houdini.
Virtual Make a Promise Gala
This year’s Make a Promise Gala will feature Chad Michaels, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars and Cher impersonator, the Broadway Cast of Wicked, and more! Check out this virtual gala and participate in an auction with prices like a personalized voicemail greeting recorded by Jane Lynch. The proceeds will be going towards Vivent Health, a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Friday, June 26th
Virtual Business Leaders Breakfast
This Pride Month, join the 5th annual Business Leaders Breakfast. This year the featured guest is Justin Nelson, President & Co-Founder of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community and the largest LGBT economic advocacy and business development organization in the world.