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Russ Feingold hosts community BBQ in Sherman Park

September 23, 2016

Wisconsin U.S. Senate Democratic Candidate Russ Feingold hosted a community barbecue at Sherman Park on Saturday, September 17, 2016. The event featured food, music, bounce houses and other entertainment for families. Feingold was received warmly by a crowd estimated by organizers at more than 300 and took questions from many of the guests. At least… [Read More]


September 12, 2016

  The 2016 Traveling Beer Garden™ is coming to an end – last day is Sept. 16th! Join us for the final week of the Traveling Beer Garden Tour at the Whitnall Park/Root River Parkway stop near 92nd and College Ave. HOURS: Mon-Fri: 4-10 pm;  Sat-Sun-Holidays: 11 am-10 pm. / LIVE MUSIC: Wed-Sat: 5-8pm.   Yoga for Wellness at Wehr… [Read More]

Milwaukee’s 2016 4th of July celebrations

June 30, 2016

July 3rd at the Lakefront 2016 Spend the entire day at the Lakefront! • Fireworks Kite Festival July 3, 2016, begining at 11 a.m. Learn more about it at Gift of Wings • United States Navy Band Great Lakes: Horizon Enjoy the music of the seven-piece contemporary ensemble 5:30-6:30 p.m. At the stage near Gift… [Read More]


June 20, 2016

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN PARKS: June 20-26, 2016 MPS Summer Playground Program Kickoff Mon., June 20th, 10am-5pm in Various Parks: Milwaukee Recreation is Now Playing Everywhere! Free summer playgrounds will open Monday through Friday with special activities and some meals.   Feed the Kids Kickoff Mon., June 20th, 12-1pm, in Red Arrow Park:… [Read More]

Summerfest unveils daily admission promotions and special offers for 2016

May 16, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Summerfest officials are excited to announce Admission Promotions, Gate Giveaways and Special Offers for 2016, providing patrons with free or discounted admission opportunities for every day of the festival. According to a press release, all exchanges, unless otherwise stated, will take place at the Mid Gate Promotions Booth, located across the street from the… [Read More]

“Summer’s Best” Free Concerts

May 11, 2016

County Executive Chris Abele Announces Parks’ “Summer’s Best” Free Concerts Milwaukee, WI (May 10, 2016) – Today, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Parks Director John Dargle, Jr. announced the lineup for the “Summer’s Best” concert series. From June 2–September 14, the public can listen to more than 100 live performances in a variety of… [Read More]