Diane Foley, founder and president of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, will visit Marquette University for the Center for Peacemaking’s Distinguished Peacemaker Series. Foley will be on campus from Nov. 5 to Nov. 9 and will speak at two events in the series. A screening of “Jim: The James Foley Story” will be held […]
The Center for the Advancement of the Humanities and the Center for Peacemaking will host a discussion on the book, “War Crimes: Causes, Excuses and Blame,” on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 4:40 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the AMU ballrooms. Light refreshments will be provided. The discussion will be moderated by Rev. T. Michael McNulty, S.J., scholar in residence for the […]
The Marquette University Center for Peacemaking will hold its 10-year anniversary celebration on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m., at the Haggerty Museum of Art, 530 N. 13th St. The event is sponsored by Aurora Health Care, Harley-Davidson Motor Co., MillerCoors, Cervantes Group, the Jesuit community at Marquette and Catholic Financial Life. There is a […]
The 2018 Near West Side Farmers Market has begun – and it is the place to be on Thursday evenings. The NWS Farmers Market features fresh, seasonal produce, ready-made dinner items, handcrafts, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, and unique programming every week. Check out the upcoming schedule and plan a visit this summer. Be sure to […]
Visit the Near West Side Farmers Market (20th Street and Kilbourn Avenue) on Thursday, June 28, and get ready to move during a free Zumba classes led by certified instructors from the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee. Stick around and shop with vendors like Deco Cafe’, Lee Produce, Milwaukee Center for Independence, and Franciscan Peacemakers. Zumba classes start 4:45 p.m. […]
The annual Historic Concordia Home Tour is Saturday, June 16. This event allows attendees to tour some of our neighborhood‘s most beautiful homes and to learn more about the historic neighborhood. This year’s theme, “Past, Present, & Possibilities,” will explore the evolution of the neighborhood through an artistic lens. Free tickets can be picked up in the Center for Peacemaking, 1616 West […]
Near West Side Partners will offer Near West Side employees discount cards to local businesses. The cards can be picked up in the Center for Peacemaking, 1616 W. Wells St. Employees may also download a PDF of the card: NWSP Discount Card Contact Sherri Walker, Center for Peacemaking, with any questions or if additional cards are needed.
The Near West Side Farmers Market begins on Thursday, June 21, and runs through Thursday, September 13. The market is held at 20th Street and Kilbourn Avenue. It runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
As a special “Thank you” to Near West Side employees, Near West Side Partners will host an exclusive happy hour and Brewers game on Thursday, May 24. Happy hour will begin at 5 p.m. at the Valley Inn. Drink specials and free appetizers will be available prior to the game. The Brewers game against the […]