5 things to know and do the weekend of September 30

It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please submit your news by click here at least two weeks in advance.

Tia Richardson, shown with her ‘The Love That Holds Us’ mural at All Peoples Church in the Harambee neighborhood in 2018, will read an excerpt from her book ‘Caring All Around Me’ at Alice’s Garden Urban Farm this Sunday. (NSS file photo by Camille Paul)

1. Outdoor Latin Vendors Market: Friday 30 Sept.

Items from local Latin vendors, including Ms. Yesenia’s Creative Studio and Ellas Cafe, will be on sale at the last outdoor market of the season. The market runs from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 30 at 3000 W. Forest Home Ave.

2. Housing Resource Fair: Saturday 1st Oct.

VIA CDC, formerly known as Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, is hosting a housing resource fair with information and resources for landlords and renters. The fair runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 at 3300 W. Burnham St.

3. Muskego Way Forward pop-up market: Saturday 1st Oct.

Muskego Way Forward will host a pop-up market featuring local artists and vendors from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 at Plazita Verde, located at 1600 W. Forest Home Ave.

4. Storytime with Tia Richardson: Sunday 2 Oct.

Muralist and author Tia Richardson will read excerpts from her recently released book “Caring All Around Me,” a children’s book designed to help young people learn to identify. Reading begins at 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 2 at Alice’s Garden Urban Farm, located at 2136 N. 21st St.

5. Deadline to provide public comments on new 27th Street bus line: Sunday 2 Oct.

Milwaukee County and the Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission are planning a new rapid transit bus line that will run down 27th Street. You can read more about the plan here. The deadline for submitting comments is Sunday, October 2. You can do this online or by emailing [email protected]

BONUS: Hosted in the Midwest – Queens Edition: Friday, September 30

Watch female artists from Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis perform at this Midwestern music exhibit. Doors open at 7 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Friday, September 30 at Nō Studios, located at 1037 W. McKinley Ave.

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