WEEKDAY HAPPENINGS IN RIVERWEST
SPLASH PAD, GORDON PARK, OPEN DAILY, 11AM-5PM,
MONDAY, JULY 19
PARIS: ACCORDING TO SKYLIGHT ARTISTS, 6:30PM
Lake Park (just south of Kenwood), Picnic Area #3.
If a trip to Paris is not in your budget at the moment,
here's the next best thing. An evening of songs associated
with the city of Paris performed by Skylight Artists Leslie Fitzwater, Diane Lane, Ellie Quint & Paula Tillen.
Free concert, open to the public.
TUESDAY, JULY 20
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21
CANOE TO RIVER RHYTHMS, 5:15 – 9:30 PM
EVERY WEDNESDAY IN JULY & AUGUST
On July 21: Mose Allison, renowned Blue Note recording
artist with a soulful voice & world class jazz paino chops.
Back by popular demand! Canoe down the Milwaukee River from Riverside Park, enjoy the tunes at River Rhythms in Pere Marquette Park and then paddle back to the
Milwaukee Rowing Club on Commerce Street. Register early,
these trips fill up fast. Limited to 14.
For adults and accompanied children ages 10 & up,
$20 (Members, $15). Payment is due at time of registration.
For more info, call (414) 964-8505 or visit our website at www.UrbanEcologyCenter.org
THURSDAY, JULY 22
SUMMER OF PEACE, Kilbourn Park, 2-7PM
City wide youth rally for Peace on the Streets! A youth-led initiative for non-violence, community unity & positive entertainment. Live music, open mic, painting, dancing, sports, job opportunities, information booths, awards, free food. All ages. Kilbourn Park, 909 E. North Ave. More info: Tanya, 263-8389, x147.
HOMEBUYER & COMMERCIAL EXPANSION LOAN INFO:
EVERY THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN JULY, 3-6PM
At the Riverwest Co-op (Fratney & Clarke). Representatives
from the Lincoln Neighborhood Redevelopment Corp. are on
hand to provide one-on-one counseling on how to become a
first time homebuyer. Be sure to stop in if you're ready to take that first step towards owning your own "home sweet home."
LNRC also provides commercial loan info for current
business owners. LNRC provided a loan to the Riverwest
Co-op for their Cafe expansion project, now under
construction in the attached garage space. Stay tuned for
more info on the Grand Opening in July!
UPCOMING WEEKDAY EVENTS =========================================================
1ST TUESDAY DRUMMING, 7-9PM
1st Tuesday Drumming at Quaker Meeting House, 3224 N.
Gordon Place (from Humboldt, go east on Auer to the end).
Contact hosts for more info: Riverwester Darrell Smith at 372-9758 (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Russ Anderson 482-0246 (email@example.com).
Next Drum Circle: AUGUST 3, 7-9PM.
DISTRICT 5 CRIME REDUCTION MEETING:
DATE: Thursday, August 5, 5:30PM
PLACE: Hillside Resource Center
1452 N. 7th St. (corner of 7th & Cherry)
All residents are invited.
RIVERWEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, 7-8:30PM
YMCA CDC office, 604 E. Center (& Booth).
All Riverwesters are welcome to attend.
2004 RNA MEETING SCHEDULE: 2nd Tuesday of the month
NOVEMBER 9 (RNA Board Elections)
DECEMBER 14 (RNA Holiday Party)
Peace Action Voter Registrar Training session
Thursday, August 12, 7PM
Peace Action Center (1001 E. Keefe)
Help Peace Action Get Out The Vote! A deputy voter
registrar is someone who has permission from the city to register others to vote. City Election Commission staff on hand to swear everyone in; following deputization we will discuss ways to engage new people in voting (and perhaps more importantly thinking about voting).
Bring a friend or family member (a buddy will make voter registration safer & more fun) to take advantage of this opportunity to get deputized and learn from others' experience. RSVP Peace Action (964-5158 or
firstname.lastname@example.org) so we know how many to prepare
Riverwest Currents online edition - July, 2004