DAM WARRIORS CELEBRATE: The Milwaukee River at Estabrook Park runs free and the Milwaukee Riverkeeper invites all who helped fight for the removal of the Estabrook Dam to celebrate with a party. The “removal party” is at 5:30 p.m. May 31 at the Holiday Inn Riverfront, 4700 N.Port Washington Road. Connect: milwaukeeriverkeeper.org

LABEL MAKERS: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a draft rule for a national standard on GMO labeling. However, the Just Label It! campaign says the rule, as written, could exclude 70 percent of products with GMO ingredients. Advocates of consumer-friendly labeling are encouraged to respond. Connect: justlabelit.org

PROUD TO MARCH: Immigration Equality encourages its supporters to join in LGBT Pride parades this summer to march in solidarity with LGBTQ asylum seekers, immigrants who have been detained and undocumented immigrants at risk of detention or deportation. Connect: immigrationequality.org

CENTERED ON PRIDE: The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center is seeking volunteers to help at Milwaukee PrideFest June 7–10. Volunteers assist in the youth area, the health and wellness station, the “beer pod” and also help at the Pride parade. Volunteers receive a T-shirt and admissionto the festival. Connect:

EMPLOYING FOR THE ENVIRONMENT: Gathering Waters, Wisconsin’s alliance for land trusts, seeks an advocacy coordinator — someone who believes “in protecting the places and way of life that make Wisconsin so special.” Applications are being accepted until May 25. Connect: gatheringwaters.org

NEW ADVENTURES: Milwaukee Water Commons invites supporters to join in a farewell party for Ann Brummitt, departing co-executive director. The celebration takes place at 5 p.m. May 23 at Velobahn Coffee and Cycle in Milwaukee. Connect: milwaukeewatercommons.org

ANNUAL GATHERING: The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin holds its annual meeting — “Bridging Divides, Building Unity, Strengthening League” — June 8–9 at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center in Oshkosh. Connect: my.lwv.org/wisconsin

STATE DEMOCRATS TO GATHER: Wisconsin Democrats are gathering June 1–2 for the state party convention in Oshkosh, with events taking place at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center. Connect: milwaukeedems.org

QUIZZING CANDIDATES ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE: The candidates for governor — including incumbent Scott Walker — have been invited to a forum at 6 p.m. June 11 at Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. It will focus on criminal justice, transportation, health care and poverty. The gathering is sponsored by WISDOM. Connect:

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