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5 ways to enjoy your week in Milwaukee

From a listener appreciation event to a beer run, there's plenty to enjoy in Milwaukee this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Cyber Risks, Trends, Predictions

From the event description:

To inform the community and the university about current cyber risks and defenses, we are hosting the second annual Cyber Risk, Trends, Predictions. This event, created at the suggestion of our advisory council, will present insights from cybersecurity experts who are leading the efforts inside several premier cybersecurity organizations.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 8 a.m.-noon
Where: Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., Beaumier Suite
Admission: Free

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Podcasting the Past: An Evening with Ben Franklin’s World

From the event description:

Join WUWM and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for 21st Century Studies for an evening of audio history with Liz Covart, the host of the widely-popular podcast on the American Revolution, Ben Franklin’s World. Along with WUWM Lake Effect host Mitch Teich, Covart will discuss how podcasting is helping a new generation of history buffs learn about the Founding Fathers.

When: Tuesday, April 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Floor 4
Admission: Free

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Diane Guerrero

From the event description:

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee welcomes Diane Guerrero, an outspoken advocate for commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform. Guerrero will speak about her memoir, In the Country We Love, where she details her life as the citizen-daughter of undocumented parents and her long struggle dealing with the consequences of the broken immigration system. 

When: Wednesday, May 1, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Room, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Admission: $10

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WPR Listener Appreciation Event

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Join us for an open house at Havenwoods State Forest in Milwaukee! You can chat with Larry Meiller and other WPR staff over coffee and pastries while exploring all the nature center has to offer. There will also be live music from PK Harmony, guided nature hikes with the Havenwoods naturalists, arts and crafts, yard games and more!

When: Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Havenwoods State Forest, 6141 N. Hopkins St.
Admission: Free

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Beer Run 

From the event description:

May the force be with you at MobCraft for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this awesome brewery! Weave through the surrounding area at whatever pace you like — no matter what, there’s a beer waiting for you at the finish line. 

When: Saturday, May 4, noon-2 p.m.
Where: MobCraft Beer Brewery and Taproom, 505 S. Fifth St.
Admission: $30-$40

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