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Lake Michigan
June 3 & 4 The FAMILY KITE FESTIVAL…is a FREE event, with plenty of FREE parking! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It’s Kite Fest Time MKE!)
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May 25 & 26  On Saturday, May 25th, and Sunday May 26th, Gift of Wings is hosting The Gift of Wings IKEA Family Kite Festival, 37 Years in Veterans Park, a Milwaukee County Park, on Milwaukee’s lakefront. The event will begin at 10:00 am, through 6:00 pm, (5 pm Sunday) with the GRAND LAUNCH of...
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Night Hike on Saturday, August 24 from 8:00pm – 9:00pm at Kohler Andrae State Park Master naturalist instructor Jim Buchholz and his wife Kathy will lead a hike along the Woodland Dunes Trail to experience what can be heard and “seen” in the park during the twilight hours. This is a family-friendly hike, but all children...
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WORK PLAY EARTH DAY Saturday, April 27 from 9:00am – 12:00pm at Kohler Andrae State Park Join staff and other volunteers to get ready for summer! Depending on the weather, projects may include trail, cordwalk or campground maintenance, Nature Center setup and other activities to prepare for the busy season ahead. Volunteers should wear work shoes/boots,...
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BLUEBIRD BIRDHOUSE BUILDING WORKSHOP Saturday, March 16 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at Kohler Andrae State Park Participants will learn about bluebird behaviors and assemble X-Box-style birdhouses for their use. Birdhouse kits cost $7 each. Bring a hammer if available. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Park Office for directions to the...
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Spring Candlelight Hike:  Saturday, May 4 from 8:00 – 10:00pm Listen to the springtime night sounds as you enjoy a self-guided walk on torch-lit trails. After your hike, enjoy entertainment and activities for all ages around the campfire. Start and finish at the indoor shelter above parking lot P7. Summer Candlelight Hike:  Saturday, July 20 from...
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The Cool Fool Kite Festival on January 1st is at Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s Lakefront. This 37 year Milwaukee tradition will take place in Veterans Park, on Milwaukee’s usually warm and windy lakefront.  The kite festival is free to the public and will start at 11:00 am just prior to  the Polar Bear’s jump into...
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Sunday, October 29th: Decorate a ‘pumpkin’ from 1:00pm-3:00pm Join our educator for a spooky good time and decorate your own foam pumpkin. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Fall ask our naturalist about the animals and plants you see in the park! Crafting to take place at Pebble Beach. All ages and abilities welcome. Please...
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Friday, October 27th: Hunter’s Moon Hike from 5:30pm-6:30pm A blood moon, or “hunter’s moon” refers to a full moon that appears during the month of October. Join our naturalist for a hike around the park to admire this special moon and learn the history and folklore surrounding this astronomical event. All ages and abilities welcome!...
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Wednesday, October 18th: Beach Bonfire from 6:00pm-8:00pm Stop by the pebble beach, make a s’more, warm up by the fire, and meet the Park staff on your stroll through the park! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest...
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