Ald. Milele Coggs
Press Release

Bronzeville Week home stretch means positive events and Art Walk

Bronzeville Week 2017 wraps up on Saturday, August 12 with food, fun exercise and blocks of art.

By - Aug 10th, 2017 05:06 pm

Bronzeville Week 2017 is in the home stretch with three days remaining of festive events and arts, culture and commerce for people of all ages. Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs is the host of Bronzeville Week, an official City of Milwaukee event which goes through Saturday, August 12.

Today, Thursday, August 10, art infused with enjoyable beverages will make Paint-N-Sip a fun and lively event. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the 4th Quarter Sports Bar & Grill, 2722 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

The Bronzeville Health Screenings will be taking place on Friday by appointment only between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the MLK Heritage Health Clinic, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Testing includes HIV, HEP C, blood pressure, glucose and immunizations.

Tomorrow (Friday, August 11) starts off with the Bronzeville Business Breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. at the P3 Development Group. 1916 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Friday evening includes Bronzeville Battles starting at 6 p.m. at Skybox Sports Bar, 2213 N Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., and the Bronzeville: Sleepover for Education taking place from 7 p.m. until 8 a.m. (Saturday, August 12) at
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and North Ave.

Bronzeville Week 2017 wraps up on Saturday, August 12 with food, fun exercise and blocks of art. The day starts at 9 a.m. with the Bronzeville Black Food Truck Fest on Garfield Ave. (between N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and 2nd St.) and the Bronzeville Bike Ride starting at 10 a.m. at the Reader’s Choice Book Store, 1950 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.

Saturday’s signature event will be the Bronzeville Art Walk featuring an expanded list of 13 various locations along N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. between W. Hadley St. and W. McKinley Ave. Several new businesses and developments along that stretch will showcase a wide array of artwork.

For more information about Bronzeville week, please visit http://milwaukee.gov/Bronzeville.

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