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Fourth of July events are going on all weekend long! Let us be your guide as you make your Independence Day plans. Here are our top picks: 1. Milwaukee Lakefront Fireworks Sunday, July 3, 2022, 9:30 p.m.Admission: FREE (Parking is $25 per car) Head to the lakefront for the area’s biggest fireworks show – a...
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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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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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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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After two summers of canceled festivals and postponed fireworks, the summer of 2022 is shaping up to look pretty darn back-to-normal. Here are 50 new things to do with your kids this summer, and a few old favorites that are back again this year! 1. Visit the Giannis Mural. Photo Credit: Abby Hoerchner/Milwaukee Bucks There’s...
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The Canadian Dream team will bring giant kites this year. The Wilde Subaru Kite Festival returns to Veterans Park this weekend, Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th. The free event will run from 10:00-6:00 on Saturday and 10:00-5:00 on Sunday. There is plenty of free parking for attendees. It will be the 35th year...
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Bug Truck Day Red Arrow Park Milwaukee Wisconsin
Big City trucks will be rolling into Red Arrow Park this Saturday, May 21st from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. for free family fun in celebration of National Public Works Week. The City of Milwaukee’s Department of Public Works and Milwaukee Fire Department will host a fleet of vehicles around the park, allowing kids an...
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Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8th, and there are some great deals and specials around town just for moms. Here are our team’s favorite ideas for celebrating mom this weekend: 1. Free admission for moms at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Stroll through the Streets of Old Milwaukee, visit the butterflies in the Vivarium, stop...
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Photo: Doors Open Milwaukee If you have kids who are wild about fire trucks, then you won’t want to miss this hidden gem in Milwaukee. Located in an old 1927 fire station on Oklahoma Avenue, the Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) Museum and Historical Society is open for afternoon tours (1 – 3 p.m., or by...
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Admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum is free for all visitors on Thursday, April 28th, 2022. The Milwaukee Art Museum will be welcoming back their very first Free Day on Thursday, April 28th from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Free Days are one of their most popular events, but they have not been able to host...
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