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The new children’s garden at Boerner Botanical Gardens is now open to the public. ‘Margie’s Garden’ is now open at Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners, and it’s unlike anything else in the Milwaukee area. The new children’s garden is an enchanted village for kids, featuring an Alphabet Garden, a Numbers Garden, sound makers, playhouses,...
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Step back in time in Eagle, WI! Recently our Calendar Editor Bridget McMahon visited Old World Wisconsin with her family. Here are her notes, tips, and tricks: “Old World Wisconsin takes the whole family back in time with restored historic structures throughout its 600 acres in Eagle, WI (about a 50-minute drive from Milwaukee). When...
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Members of Discovery World can watch the lakefront fireworks from the docks. The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and there are plenty of options for families to celebrate together this weekend, all over southeastern Wisconsin: 1. Greendale Lions Family Fourth Fest Join the Greendale Lions Family 4th Fest, running June 30 – July 4....
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Family Flicks play at Bayshore every Wednesday evening now through September 28th. Bayshore announced the return of their summer movie series, Family Flicks presented by Shorewest Realtors – Northshore Office. The 2022 movie series kicked off on June 8 and continues every Wednesday from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. through September 28. Kids of all...
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Step back in time one hour north of Milwaukee! Recently our Calendar Editor Bridget McMahon visited the Wade House near Sheboygan with her family. Here are her notes, tips, and tricks: “This historic 1850s stagecoach hotel, located 20 miles west of Sheboygan, takes the whole family back in time. You enter into a beautiful new...
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Milwaukee Recreation recently celebrated the grand reopening of Burnham Playfield. (Photo from Instagram, @milwaukeerecreation) Throughout the year, Milwaukee Recreation provides the community with safe, fun, and affordable recreation and enrichment activities. Many programs are free or low-cost, and youth scholarships are available. Additional programs are offered during the summer months, giving children and families even more opportunities to stay...
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basket of strawberries at Thompson Strawberry Farm Bristol Wisconsin
The 2022 strawberry picking season is here! In southeastern Wisconsin, beautiful strawberries and sugar snap peas are usually ready for picking by the middle of June. Cherries come next in early July, followed by raspberries and blackberries. You and the kiddos can have a great time in the strawberry patches, picking your own berries, making...
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There are so many water parks and outdoor pools to enjoy with your kids this summer! Here they are, organized by county. (Because we LOVE a good organized list!)   Note: Many of the pools on this list are closed due to lifeguard shortages. Always check with your local pool before you go! MILWAUKEE COUNTY...
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With the upcoming heat wave looming, it’s clear that the summer season is upon us. There’s no better time to hit the nearest watering hole and cool off. Splash pads and wading pools offer families with young children the perfect antidote to the summer heat. Splash pad season typically runs from Memorial Day through Labor...
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MILWAUKEE – The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) and Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in conjunction with the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Heath Advisory for Tuesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 15 in Southeastern Wisconsin. The NWS forecast indicates the Heat Index values of 100 to 105 degrees...
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