WEEKDAY HAPPENINGS IN RIVERWEST
SPLASH PAD, GORDON PARK, 11AM-5PM DAILY,
TUESDAY, JULY 27
SOPHIA & THE COMING WORLD CULTURE, 4:30-8:30PM
Beneift Art Show & Sale, 4:30-6:45PM w/Special Feature: Art
by Sherrod Milewski. Lecture by Robert Powell,
internationally known lecturer & author of "The Sophia Teachings", 7-8:30PM. At Friends Meeting House, 3224 N. Gorodn Place, $8 advance, $10 door. Sponsored by Sophia Center for the Healing Arts, 262/242-2334 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESCAPE TO COSTA RICA IN 2005! SLIDE SHOW & TRIP SIGN-UP
Costa Rica 2005, Tropical Paradise Revisited!
Tuesday, July 27, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
For adults, FREE
Escape next winter to Costa Rica! The trip will run from January 17-26 and focus on biodiversity and current conservation issues facing Latin America. We will visit mid-elevation rainforest, pre-montane cloud forest, and coastal ecosystems.
Interested but need more persuasion? Join us at the Urban Ecology Center (in Riverside Park) for a slideshow from our last trip.
Ready to sign-up for the trip? Please call Tim at
964-8505. Like last year, we expect the limited space to
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28
CANOE TO RIVER RHYTHMS, 5:15 – 9:30 PM
EVERY WEDNESDAY IN JULY & AUGUST
July 28: Michael Coleman (Chicago Blues).
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 due at time of registration.
More info: (414)964-8505 or www.UrbanEcologyCenter.org
THURSDAY, JULY 29
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 (email@example.com), or Russ Anderson 482-0246 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Next Drumming: 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
email@example.com) so we know how many to prepare
Riverwest Currents online edition - July, 2004