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NEWaukee is a little different than typical meet ups. We custom create and produce our own programming so we don't piggy back off other programming. NEWaukee is also much larger than our MeetUp Page.

The best way to experience Milwaukee and Meet New people is to sign up for our newsletter at www.newaukee.com. There are over 182 programs and initiatives a year that allow ways to engage in your city beyond an event. We welcome you to join the movement.

When we host a program is it has a purpose of showcasing a cultural asset, unique space, small business or connecting people to place.

Upcoming events (5)

The Shift - Female-Focused Speaker Series


The Shift is a female-focused speaker series centered on defining and fueling women’s career trajectories. Responding to the 2018 Milwaukee Women Inc. Advancing Women Leadership report, we will explore topics around achieving gender parity in the workplace and highlight intergenerational stories of female leadership. The program will feature an opening keynote, a panel discussion, inspirational storytelling sessions and a closing presentation. The evening will also include networking, live music, a cash bar, and complimentary appetizers while they last. Lineup: Kennita Hickman | Chief Culture Creator at Catera OmniVision Group Erin Levzow | VP of Marketing at Marcus Hotels & Resorts Natalie Maciolek | VP – General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Kohler Co. Emily Phillips | Financial Advisor at Baird Brooke Relich | Sr. Talent Acquisition and Engagement Manager at Diversatek | Meg Vierling CEO and President, Diversatek Jaymee Harvey Williams | Executive Director at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County

SOLD OUT - Milwaukee Tour for Milwaukeeans

Velobahn Coffee and Cycle

2019 State of the City Tour: A look at Milwaukee through what’s new Please purchase tickets ASAP as this event sells out fast: http://newaukee.com/event/milwaukee-tours-milwaukeeans/ Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 1:00 – 4:30PM What can we learn about Milwaukee from the projects, businesses and restaurants that have opened in the last year? Let’s find out. Join Milwaukee storyteller Adam Carr as he puts together a tour that we couldn’t have done a year ago — each of the stops will be a project, business or restaurant that’s less than a year old. The tour will steer clear of our city’s bigger and obvious developments (like the streetcar or Fiserv Forum), instead focusing on exciting enterprises in Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. The intention isn’t to declare the stops included “best of” or “better than,” but we promise they’ll all be wonderful. We will make multiple stops during the tour, with food and drink throughout. Be prepared to get off the bus and explore. All stops subject to change. Stops will include: • Start at Velobahn Café • Reginald Baylor Studio • Damascus Gate • Eric Ledesma at Mitchell Street Library • Bronzeville Collective • Sherman Park Phoenix Get Tickets: http://newaukee.com/event/milwaukee-tours-milwaukeeans/ What People Are Saying: “Finally went to one of the @NEWaukee Milwaukee tour for Milwaukeeans event on Saturday and highly recommend. Kudos to @afranciscarr for living up to your reputation as a great storyteller and changing my perspective on the Northwest side of Milwaukee.” – @RomanReynebeau “…I always go home enlightened and excited by what I’ve learned. The new info improves my experience of Milwaukee in a multitude of positive ways from meeting the people we meet at our tour stops to new food discoveries.” – @MegInMKE

Urban Candlelight Hike & After Party

Three Bridges Park

Bundle up and experience an exciting winter adventure! For the third year in a row, hardy northerners will cure their cabin fever at this winter Urban Candlelight Hike in Three Bridges Park hosted by Urban Ecology Center and Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail. Two miles of candlelit trails on the Hank Aaron State Trail – this event will take place with or without snow! Join us after the hike for the NEWaukee After Party with bag toss and fire pits at Third Space Brewing from 8:00-10:30 p.m. Get a Fun Pass for Buy One Get One (BOGO) beer at the Third Space Brewing from 4:30 -10:30 p.m.! (for those over 21). After Party RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-candlelight-hike-after-party-tickets-55654861188 Free for everyone: - Two miles of candlelit trails on the Hank Aaron State Trail – this event will take place with or without snow! - Roaring campfires! - 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Wheel & Sprocket Fat Tire Bike demos. This is your chance to get on a fat tire bike! Wheel & Sprocket will have FREE fat tire bike demos on site to try and test. All ages and abilities are welcome to stop by and check one out. See why fat tire cyclists have more fun all year round! - Tea tasting at Velobahn - 8-10:30 pm: After Party hosted by NEWaukee at Third Space Brewing! Buy a FUN PASS and get cool extras like: - Hot chocolate and pastries at the Urban Ecology Center (while supplies last)! Bring your thermos to be green (or to save on waste) and take your hot cocoa on your hike. - Marshmallow roasting and s’mores at the FOHAST Fireside Plaza - Entry for great door prizes including $100 gift card from Wheel & Sprocket, Rishi Tea gift basket and cool gear from REI - Buy One Get One (BOGO) beer at the Third Space Brewing from 4:30 -10:30pm! (for those over 21) Fun Pass is $10 in advance and includes one adult and all kids under 12 attending with the adult. Buy a Fun Pass here: https://app.mobilecause.com/f/23p3/n?fbclid=IwAR2iHFKPYnrz-FC2l_GHcn192dwohNqd-kyttT2NpNtZHJ9WC_ZVk2bTUgw

Political Open Mic [Pease, Crime & Justice]

MobCraft Beer Brewery and Taproom

Register Now: https://www.newaukee.com/event/political-open-mic-justice/ Join NEWaukee and Bridge the City as we dive deep into the topic of justice in Milwaukee. As we approach the upcoming spring election, our Political Open Mic will give residents, elected officials, nonprofit leaders, and the business community a platform to share innovative solutions to the challenges they face in our community around criminal justice and the judiciary. Featured speakers include: Reggie Moore, Director of the Office of Violence Prevention; Evan Goyke, State Representative; Justice Rebecca Dallet, Justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court; and Patrick J Wolf, Professor of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions. We hope to foster respect and positivity between attendees and speakers to create civic dialogue and develop attitudes focused on productive solutions rather than ideological tribes. Come with an open mind and be ready to share your voice!

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NEWaukee's 10th Anniversery

Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

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