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Calendar of Events

Check out these upcoming AAPI Heritage Month events in our community! 

Medical College of WI APAMSA - Taste of HAPPIEness Hmong Egg Roll Cooking Demo 

May 1, 6:30pm CST VIRTUAL

Learn how to make Hmong style egg rolls from Chef Youa Vue and learn about the healing power of food.  RSVP HERE to receive an ingredient list and a Zoom link for the


Pabst Masion:  Ikebana Evening

May 10, 5-7pm

Tour Floral Reflections: Ikebana at the Pabst Mansion the evening of Friday, May 10 to immerse yourself in flowery splendor. This special evening tour invites guests to take in the Japanese floral exhibition, which includes over twenty ikebana displays positioned throughout the historic home in the spaces which inspired their design, while enjoying live music and floral-inspired cocktails.

Be transported by both sights and sounds from 5:30pm-6:30pm when Tokiko Kimura of the Ikura School plays her koto, the plucked half-tube zither that is the national instrument of Japan.


Dragon Boat T-Shirt Design Contest

May 1 - May 31

Design a t-shirt for this year's Dragon Boat Festival ElevAsian Team.  Prizes include $100 for the top design and tickets to Milwaukee Dumpling Fest.  Click on the link above to register for more details.

Hmong American Women's Association - 2nd Annual Asian Pacific Islander Women's Ball 

May 18, 5:00pm Bradley Pavilion

This event is only for adults 18+ and specific to Asian Pacific Islander (API) women.  Please dress in your BEST formal attire (cultural wear is highly encouraged). Hear from dynamic API women leaders speak about issues that impact API women in our community.  Attendees will have a chance to shop and interact with API women owned businesses during the networking and hors d'oeuvres hour. 

ElevAsian x Marquette Law School Lubar Center Asian Heritage Dinner 

May 19, 5:00pm, Ivy House 

Sample Asian cuisines from area restaurants and chefs and learn more about Asian heritage.  Enjoy a cultural dance performance my Hale o Malo Hawaiian Dance Company to kick off the evening. 

Milwaukee Asian Restaurant Week 

May 19-25

Milwaukee is home to so many wonderful Asian restaurants.  Visit some place new and expand your horizons on Asian cuisine.   Help support Asian owned businesses at the same time.   NEW:  Post a picture of yourself at one of the recommended restaurants on our list with the hashtag #milwaukeeasianrestaurantweek on Facebook or IG and be entered for a drawing to win a pair of tickets to Milwaukee Dumpling Fest 2024!  

Restaurant InvAsian 

May 23, 6:00pm - Backstreet BBQ and Hot Pot 

Join ElevAsian members as we host a group dinner for Korean BBQ and Hot Pot on Milwaukee's East Side.  Click on the link above to register for more information. 

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