Social Events in Milwaukee, Wisconsin This Week

Let’s explore social events in Milwaukee, WI happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Social events are great and offer a world of possibilities. You can make new friends, learn new skills, see things from different perspectives and it’s fantastic for your mental health. And never before has companionship and being able to spend time with others been as important as it is today.

You probably remember being a kid and going up to another person your age and saying, “Do you want to be friends?” and that was pretty much that. Friend made. Alas, it’s not quite as simple now that we’re grown up, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult or as awkward as we think. There are thousands of people out there who would love to meet up with others, finding them just takes a bit of help and that’s what we’re here for.

On this page, we hope you’ll find some interesting events in Milwaukee where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Milwaukee

Introducing the New – Root River Leads Group

Introducing the New - Root River Leads Group

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: Racine

## What we’re about

Welcome to the Root River Leads Group, a Meetup for professionals interested in networking, lead generation strategies, and business by referral. This group is designed to help members expand their professional network, share leads, and learn valuable tips and techniques for generating high-quality leads. Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out in your car(…)

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Brews and Bites Concert Series

Brews and Bites Concert Series

◦ When: Tuesday, Jul 9th

◦ Where: undefined

Come to Konkel Park to enjoy some free live music. Food and drink will be available as well. The band playing that night will be classic rock cover band 33 RPM.

Let’s meet at 5:30 to grab some food before the concert starts.

5151 W. Layton Ave.(…)

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Board Game Night

Board Game Night

◦ When: Tuesday, Jul 9th

◦ Where: Broken Bat Brewing Co.

Hi everyone,

Broken Bat Brewery continues to be a good location and we’ll be back there Tuesday July 9th.

This event will start at 5:30 (don’t need to arrive at exactly this time) to make it a bit easier for people to join after work and will run to 9:00 (though this doesn’t have to be a hard stop).

Broken Bat is completely fine if you bring in food (or order in) as they don’t have any food ser(…)

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Dinner and Drinks

Dinner and Drinks

◦ When: Friday, Jul 12th

◦ Where: Twisted Fisherman

Come enjoy some seafood, drinks and meet new friends!(…)

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Shami’s Color + Relax

Shami's Color + Relax

◦ When: Saturday, Jul 13th

◦ Where: Art Bar – Riverwest

Let’s Meet to Relax, Color + Chill!

**Fee** : $5 or more…pay it forward.

**Cash app:** $ArtNSparkle or cash credit the day of. Sorry no refunds unless cancelled by host.

Which includes coloring supplies, custom “Magic Print Art” On Demand- Created by Shami or wearable art & Meetup organizer fees.

Art Bar is an awesome dog 🐶 (leashed) friendly bar. Food and beverage is available for purchase(…)

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Book Lovers, by Emily Henry

Book Lovers, by Emily Henry

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: South Shore Terrace Kitchen & Beer Garden

Let’s heat up summer with **Book Lovers**, the 2022 Goodreads Choice award winner for best romance “meet cute…if not for the fact that they’ve met many times and it’s never been cute” rom-com from Emily Henry.

We’ll plan to meet at South Shore Terrace on the lake if the weather is good, but will pivot to our usual indoor location in St. Francis if the forecast looks lousy a day or two before we(…)

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Wednesday’s Night Live Music

Wednesday’s Night Live Music

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: Budweiser Pavillion State Fair

Generation Z is a fun dance cover party band from Prince to Uptown Funk, Bruno Mars wide selection you’ll never know what to expect with them!!! There energy is so amazing!! I’ve seen them a number of times and it’s been outstanding!! Put your dancing shoes on and you might see me bust out of a few moves!!! Looking forward seeing everyone July 10, Wednesday night at 6:30pm

The event is free
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Monday night outdoor sand volleyball at Rawson pub – pay $3 fee at bar

Monday night outdoor sand volleyball at Rawson pub - pay $3 fee at bar

◦ When: Monday, Jul 8th

◦ Where: Rawson Pub

We are back at Rawson Pub for the spring and summer! They have two outdoor sand courts. You will go in the front or side door of the bar and pay the $3 fee at the bar, then come out the back door to the sand courts. Because of the new fee, you are no longer required to purchase anything. You are allowed to bring water and light snacks. Do not bring any alcohol. They have cheap pizza for your dinin(…)

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Milwaukee Manufacturing Brewery Meetup

Milwaukee Manufacturing Brewery Meetup

◦ When: Friday, Jul 12th

◦ Where: Pilot Project Brewing Company

Come find our table at Pilot Project. We’ll share successes and areas where we could use support with people that understand the manufacturing space. Let’s make new connections and help each other at the same time.

For this one, I’ll hand out a few virtual communication tips that you can bring back to your team.

Everyone interested in talking about manufacturing in Milwaukee is welcome!(…)

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MilSec’s July Meetup at New Berlin Ale House

MilSec's July Meetup at New Berlin Ale House

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: New Berlin Ale House

Join us for the next MilSec happy hour on Thursday, July 11, from 6-8 pm! **This month we will be at the New Berlin Ale House.** Enjoy a few drinks while networking with fellow infosec people. Drinks will be provided.

This event will take place at New Berlin Ale House in the main bar area. Ask for the Milsec/Justin Wise reservation if you can’t find us.

Hope to see you there!(…)

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Milwaukee River Trail Run (Bi-weekly)

Milwaukee River Trail Run (Bi-weekly)

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: Estabrook Park

An easy paced mid-week trail run. Usually about 6.5 miles – more or less by request.(…)

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BOOK CHAT – The Better Half by Alli Frank and Asha Youmans

BOOK CHAT - The Better Half by Alli Frank and Asha Youmans

◦ When: Tuesday, Jul 9th

◦ Where: Taste of India

After a difficult five years, at age forty-three, Nina Morgan Clarke’s time has finally arrived. With an ex-husband relocated across the country, her father bouncing back after the loss of his beloved wife, and her daughter, Xandra, thriving at boarding school, Nina is stepping into her dream job as a trifecta: a first-generation, Black female head of the storied Royal-Hawkins School. To mark the (…)

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Tuesday Canicross group

Tuesday Canicross group

◦ When: Tuesday, Jul 9th

◦ Where: 2828 N Humboldt Blvd

Join the Milwaukee Canicross Group for an evenning of fitness and fun outdoors with your furry friends! Canicross is a sport that involves running or hiking with your dog, allowing both of you to stay active and healthy together. This event is perfect for dog lovers who want to combine their love for fitness with spending quality time with their four-legged companions. Zac is a dogfit certified tr(…)

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Social: Live @ the Lakefront

Social: Live @ the Lakefront

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: Discovery World

The 2024 LIVE @ the Lakefront free summer concert series features a mix of genres from eight accomplished original musical groups from around the Midwest. Our naturally beautiful Lake Michigan provides an incredible background for their performances. Join us for the kickoff concert on July 10th at 6:00PM! Feel free to bring friends and a snack or drink to share.

For more than 30 years, Willy Port(…)

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Weekly BNI Chapter Meeting

Weekly BNI Chapter Meeting

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: Cleveland Pub and Grill

We meet weekly at 12:00pm (Noon). If you are interested in joining us please message us through this app or go to BNIWIS.com and select the Best Noon Innovators and message us when you would like to attend.

Thank you.(…)

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Join us during our weekly rehearsal!

Join us during our weekly rehearsal!

◦ When: Tuesday, Jul 9th

◦ Where: 14625 Watertown Plank Rd

If you love to sing, you’re invited to visit us and discover your Inner Diva! Sitting in on one of our rehearsals is the perfect way to to find out more about us, and what we can do for you. We currently have both in-person and online rehearsals in progress every Monday night from 7pm-9:30pm. We start with 30 minutes of gabbing and warmups, then we rehearse our current music. RSVP and reach out to(…)

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Psychic Medium Spirit Circle with Stacie Tatera

Psychic Medium Spirit Circle with Stacie Tatera

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: Inspiration Wellness Group

Sign Up Link: https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/STMQD8/classes

As part of this insightful Circle, you will get messages intended for you that can be either Mediumship or Psychic.

Stacie is able to connect with departed loved ones, Angels, and Spirit Guides. You may also receive Divine guidance and counseling as part of your messages as well.

This Psychic Medium Circle is a casual and fun (…)

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Summer Meet and Greet

Summer Meet and Greet

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: undefined

The Milwaukee-Metro Commercial Real Estate Investors Circle’ summer meet-and-greet event.

Wednesday, July 10th, 2024
N16W23233 Stone Ridge Dr.
Waukesha, WI 53188
3:00 – 6:00pm

Join commercial real estate’s industry professionals for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking. Please come meet the organizers and other members. We want to learn more about you so we can plan events packed with value ta(…)

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Bi-Monthly Networking Breakfast Meeting

Bi-Monthly Networking Breakfast Meeting

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: Open Flame

Come join a group of business professionals who love to network with other business professionals. We meet every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.(…)

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The Non-competitive Tennis Partner Program

The Non-competitive Tennis Partner Program

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: undefined

We connect you with up to 30 Men or Women tennis partners close to your PLAYING REGION and skill level. This program is less competitive, no champions crowned, no league standings just dedicated tennis partners who want to meet up with you on the courts. Players will meet up to play a tennis match or just to hit around. Just go through the [Join Page](https://www.milwaukeetennisleague.com/partner-(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

You can make more friends at one party by showing interest in them than in a month by trying to meet people online. Meeting new people and making genuine connections in local events can be fun and easy if you go with the right mindset.

When it comes to meeting new people, nothing beats showing up in the real world. But none of the tips will work if you are not coming from the right place. Keep an open mind when attending social events. Reframe strangers as potential friends, it will make it much easier to approach conversations and fully engage in them.

When choosing an event, keep an eye on interesting themes, something you can relate to. Meeting new people in the context of mutual interest increases your chances of being friends.

Research events with the types of people you want to meet. They could be people in your age group, your field of work, or a specific neighborhood. Do not be too strict though, loosen up a little bit from your expectations.

Go where people are intentionally looking to make friends such as networking events where it feels normal and expected to walk up and introduce yourself.

In this digital era, apps and websites are the most convenient solutions for finding out about local events. If you are not sure where to look for events happening in Milwaukee, you can try out Visitmilwaukee.org, Shepherdexpress.com, or Milwaukeemag.com.

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MEMBERS ONLY – Climb With Us! Register for July 12, 2024 TTT Study Club

MEMBERS ONLY - Climb With Us! Register for July 12, 2024 TTT  Study Club

◦ When: Friday, Jul 12th

◦ Where: ACT Dental Practice Coaching

Join us for our TTT Study Club .

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Molly Makes Hoop Embroidery Workshop

Molly Makes Hoop Embroidery Workshop

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: Zócalo Food Park

Come join Molly for a fun and creative hoop embroidery workshop where you’ll learn how to make beautiful designs!

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Thursday Night Live: Pupy Costello & The Hiram Kings

Thursday Night Live: Pupy Costello & The Hiram Kings

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: Story Hill FireHouse

Join us for live music in the yard!

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Wollershiem Distillery Family-Style Bourbon Dinner

Wollershiem Distillery Family-Style Bourbon Dinner

◦ When: Friday, Jul 12th

◦ Where: The Iron Horse Hotel

Join us for an evening of family-style dining and delicious bourbon from Wollershiem Distillery on July 12th at The Iron Horse Hotel!

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UNLOCKING THE ENTREPRENEUR WITHIN

UNLOCKING THE ENTREPRENEUR WITHIN

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: BizStarts Community Market

Get ready to be empowered, innovate and excel as you learn to harness your entrepreneurial prowess

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Candlelight Couples Massage Workshop

Candlelight Couples Massage Workshop

◦ When: Friday, Jul 12th

◦ Where: 1017 W Glen Oaks Ln

Come join us for a fun and relaxing Candlelight Couples Massage Workshop where you can learn how to give a soothing back massage!

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Exploring Engineering – 4th – 6th Grade

Exploring Engineering - 4th - 6th Grade

◦ When: Tuesday, Jul 9th

◦ Where: We Energies STEM Center at MSOE

Explore engineering topics through real world challenges in this 3 day program

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Pop Up Paint & Sip in Brookfield @ Wahlburgers- Canvases & Cocktails

Pop Up Paint & Sip in Brookfield @ Wahlburgers- Canvases & Cocktails

◦ When: Tuesday, Jul 9th

◦ Where: 325 Market St

Get artsy and enjoy a fun-filled evening of painting, sipping cocktails, and unleashing your
creativity at Canvases & Cocktails!

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Sip Wisconsin: A Celebration of Wisconsin Made Beverages!

Sip Wisconsin: A Celebration of Wisconsin Made Beverages!

◦ When: Saturday, Jul 13th

◦ Where: The Cooperage

OnMilwaukee and System Seltzers Announce Sip Wisconsin!

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Sole Healing Arts Presents: Summer Series Part 2

Sole Healing Arts Presents: Summer Series Part 2

◦ When: Saturday, Jul 13th

◦ Where: Mobay Cafe

An open mic open to all all forms of art! Then Featured Artists perform! Great food, great vibes, prizes and more!! #SingersEdition

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MKE River Roundup: Another One

MKE River Roundup: Another One

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: Twisted Fisherman

An evening of paddling along to live music on the Milwaukee River!

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Postpartum Doula Care Training

Postpartum Doula Care Training

◦ When: Saturday, Jul 13th

◦ Where: Sojourner Family Peace Center

Are you looking to learn more about postpartum care? You’ll cover a wide range of topics related to postpartum care.

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BIKE+ STEAM Fest Where Growth and Excitement Meet

BIKE+ STEAM Fest Where Growth and Excitement  Meet

◦ When: Friday, Jul 12th

◦ Where: 4000 W Galena St

The festival has grown significantly, engaging over 4,000 residents and distributing over 900 bikes and 3,000 resources.

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Gonzo! Block Party- Vol. 1

Gonzo! Block Party- Vol. 1

◦ When: Saturday, Jul 13th

◦ Where: Retrospekt

Live Music – Late Night Shopping – Craft Beer

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ACOTAR & TOG Yoga Class

ACOTAR & TOG Yoga Class

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: The Barley Room at Pabst

Join us for a fun and magical yoga class inspired by the worlds of ACOTAR and TOG – we will flow like our favorite FMC’s

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Joy Engine Presents ArtBlaze Silent Disco

Joy Engine Presents ArtBlaze Silent Disco

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: Bradford Beach

Get ready to dance and groove to your fav DJs at the ArtBlaze Silent Disco, brought to you by Joy Engine!

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WCCC Summer Kickoff Event

WCCC Summer Kickoff Event

◦ When: Saturday, Jul 13th

◦ Where: Freight 38

Register today to join the Wisconsin Chinese Chamber of Commerce for our summer kickoff networking event!

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Game Night

Game Night

◦ When: Wednesday, Jul 10th

◦ Where: Hacienda Taproom & Kitchen

Learn to play Cribbage or just come and hang out and play games! Hacienda will extend their happy hour pricing to our group exclusively

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Screening: Americans Smell Good by Emir Cakaroz

Screening: Americans Smell Good by Emir Cakaroz

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: Woodland Pattern Book Center, Inc.

Screening: Americans Smell Good by Emir Cakaroz

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Stephen Hull/Hanna Simone/Josh Trimble/Indigo Flood

Stephen Hull/Hanna Simone/Josh Trimble/Indigo Flood

◦ When: Thursday, Jul 11th

◦ Where: The Cooperage

Jam packed lineup of the Midwest’s finest!

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