Press Releases

 SEPTEMBER 2014
 09/29  Oktoberfest Events in The Parks
 09/25  Rainforest Night: Explore the Tropical Dome by Flashlight
 09/25  Halloween Fun in the Parks
 09/22  Halloween Haunts - Especially for families with children age 4-10
 09/12  Cider Sunday Returns to Wehr
 09/12  Barktoberfest: Gemütlichkeit for Dogs & Their Owners
 09/08  Fall Mum Show, "Over the Rainbow," to Open at The Domes
 09/05  Global Union Returns to Humboldt Park
 09/05  50,000th Patron to be Served at the Traveling Beer Garden - Media Alert
 09/04  Bug Day Returns to Wehr Nature Center
 09/02  Fall in Love with Orchids
 09/02  Public Information Meeting: Estabrook Park Dam - Media Alert
   
 AUGUST 2014
 08/29  Family Aquatic Centers Open Through Labor Day - Media Alert
 08/28  Kite Festival Returns to Lakefront
 08/26  Kubb at the Beach
 08/25  Traveling Beer Garden Tour Extended - Media Alert
 08/25  Public Information Meeting: Estabrook Park Dam - Media Alert
 08/22  Doggie Dip at Cool Waters
 08/18  The Milwaukee Masterpiece Returns to Veterans Park - Media Alert
 08/15  5th Annual Art Festival at The Domes - Media Alert
 08/13   Traveling Beer Garden Opens in Falk Park - Media Alert
 08/12  Parks Department Offers Citizen-Science Wetland-Monitoring Program
 08/12  5th Annual "Run for The Parks" Returns to Humboldt Park
 08/11  Traveling Beer Garden - Tour Extended
 08/06  Domes Art Festival
 08/01  King Back-To-School Festival
 08/01  "August Nights" Returns to Jackson Park
 08/01  National Night Out Celebrations in The Parks
   
 JULY 2014
 07/28  Traveling Beer Garden: Fifth Stop, Greene Park
 07/24  Brachiasaurus Dinosaur Arrives at Domes - Media Alert
 07/24  India Fest Milwaukee
 07/15  Enchanted Evening in The Gardens - Media Alert
 07/14  Traveling Beer Garden: Fourth Stop, Red Arrow Park - Discount for Military & Vets
 07/11  Milwaukee FootGolf Open To Be Hosted at Lincoln Park
 07/10  Dragon Boat Festival Returns - Media Alert
 07/10  Parks Director Invites Patrons to Public Input Sessions
 07/07  Humboldt Park Beer Garden Ceremonial Keg Tapping - Media Alert
 07/01  Traveling Beer Garden: Third Stop, Doctors Park - Media Alert
   
 JUNE 2014
06/26 Humboldt Park Beer Garden Grand Opening
06/25 Grand Opening of Walker Square Farmers Market with Free LULAC WiFi network
06/24 Fireside Fridays Return to Wehr Nature Center
06/24 July 3rd and Independence Day in the Parks
06/18 Traveling Beer Garden: 2nd Stop, McKinley Park - Media Alert
06/17 Wisconsin PGA Junior Championship
06/17 AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Open Comes to Bradford Beach
06/17 Summer Solstice Weekend & 40th Anniversary Celebration at Wehr Nature Center
06/17 Dragon Boat Festival
06/16 Outdoor Pools to Open
06/16 Traveling Beer Garden: 2nd Stop, McKinley Park
06/12 Pollinator Week at The Domes
06/12 Estabrook Beer Garden Summer Keg Tapping - Media Alert
06/10 Nature's Fantastic Fathers at Wehr Nature Center - Media Alert
06/10 Lakefront Soccerfest
06/10 Wheel Fun Rentals Offers Free Watercraft Rentals to Nonprofits
06/09 Father's Day in Whitnall Park
06/09  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform at Boerner Botanical Gardens - Media Alert
06/03 Traveling Beer Garden: First Stop, Whitnall Park Area - Media Alert
   
 MAY 2014
05/30 "Plant Hope" Open House at Boerner Botanical Gardens
05/30 Traveling Beer Garden to Open in Whitnall Park Area (near 92nd & College)
05/27 Bat Night Returns to Wehr Nature Center
05/23 Summer Show Opens at The Domes
05/21 Residents Encouraged to Help Stop the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer - Media Alert
05/20 Reptile Day at Wehr Nature Center
05/20 Traveling Beer Garden to Tour Parks
05/13 Herb Fair Returns to Boerner Botanical Gardens
05/13 Memorial Day Weekend Events Kick Off Summer in the Parks
05/12 Parks Dept. Announces Summer's Best Concert Schedule
05/07 City/County Bay View Dog Exercise Area "Leash Cutting" - Media Alert
05/05 City/County Bay View Dog Exercise Area to Open
05/05 Boerner Botanical Gardens Celebrates National Public Gardens Day - Media Alert
05/02 Performing Arts in The Parks
05/01 Mother's Day in The Parks
05/01 FootGolf Opens Today - Media Alert
   
 APRIL 2014
04/28 Art at The Gardens Art Fair
04/25 Feast Among the Flowers
04/25 Dinos Under Glass Returns to The Domes
04/24 FootGolf Opens in Milwaukee County Parks
04/21 Boerner Botanical Gardens Opens for Season
04/18 Hampton Avenue Closures in Lincoln Park
04/14 Whitnall Park Ropes Course Public Information Meeting - Media Alert
04/10 All 15 Golf Courses Open - Media Alert
04/08 Golf Season Opens!
04/07 In Celebration of Earth Day
04/07 Family Frog Frolic at Wehr Nature Center
04/03 Parks Offers Final Lifeguard Training Session Before Summer
   
 MARCH 2014
03/31 Woodcock "Sky Dance" & Birding at Wehr Nature Center
03/28 7th Annual Green Living Festival
03/28 Arbor Day at Boerner Botanical Gardens
03/27 Yoga & Meditation Classes at Boerner Botanical Gardens
03/26 Easter Egg-Citement, Egg Hunts in The Parks
03/26 Fishing Clinics for Kids
03/24 "Irish Spring" Brings Out the Fairies at "Very Fairy Princess Day"
03/20 Spring Cleanups in The Parks
03/19 Dare to be Aware Faire
03/13 Parks Dept. Seeks Public Input for 2015-2020 Strategic Plan
03/03 Wehr Nature Center Selected for Southridge Macy's "Heart Your Park" Program
03/03 39th Annual Maple Sugar Days at Wehr Nature Center
   
 FEBRUARY 2014
02/24 Irish Family Day at The Domees
02/18 Maple Sugarin' at Wehr Nature Center
02/12 Steampunk Faire Comes to The Domes
02/10 Free Skate Rental at Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park
02/04 2nd Public Meeting for Menomonee River Parkway Renewal Project: Design Concepts
   
 JANUARY 2014
01/29 Bonsai Show at The Domes
01/29 Sheridan Park Valentine's Day Dinner & Raffle Drawing
01/23 Contemporary Guide to The Parks Launched at Boswell Books
01/20 "History and Significance of Sheridan Park" to be presented at Cudahy Historical Society
01/20 Free Ice-Fishing Clinics for Kids
01/16 Owl Prowl at Wehr Nature Center
01/15 Restaurants Under Glass at The Domes
01/15 "Gas Lamp Express," Garden Train Show at The Domes
01/08 Winterfest at Boerner Botanical Gardens
   
   

 

 DECEMBER 2013
12/18 Family-Friendly New Year's Eve at The Domes
12/18 Dogsled Rides at The Lakefront This Weekend
12/13 Get S'more at "Slice of Ice" in Red Arrow Park
12/09 Cool Fool Kite Festival at Veterans Park New Year's Day
   
 NOVEMBER 2013
11/27  Slice of Ice at Red Arrow Park to Open Black Friday
11/26  Breakfast with Santa at Kosciuszko Community Center
11/26  Homemade Holiday Open House at Wehr Nature Center
11/14  Holiday Craft & Gift Expo at Sports Complex
11/14  Flavors of Fall - Cheese Tasting, Stew Sampling, and Holiday Silent Auction
11/13  Glow Skate at Wilson Ice Arena on Black Friday
11/12  Nutcracker Suite Reinterpreted in Holiday Floral Show a The Domes
11/08  Restored Kosciuszko Monument to be Rededicated
   
  OCTOBER 2013
10/24 Jewelry at The Domes
10/23 Sheridan Park Centennial
10/22 FREE Golf!
10/11 Free Puppet Show at The Domes Focuses on Lead-Poisoning Prevention
10/10 Footgolf Event Comes to Lincoln Park
10/08 "Music Under Glass" Schedule Announced
   
 SEPTEMBER 2013
09/16 Cider Sunday Comes to Wehr
09/13 Halloween Haunts
09/11 Bike Through Time: A Tour of Whitnall Park
09/06 “Fall into The ’50s,” Sock Hop & Fall Mum Show at The Domes
09/06 Barktoberfest: Gemütlichkeit for Dogs & Their Owners
   
 AUGUST 2013
08/29 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Open Lindbergh Park Splash Pad
08/23 "Fall in Love with Orchids" at The Domes
08/23 Bug Day Returns to Wehr
08/21 Final Weekend at Wading Pools
08/15 Final Weekend for Most Pools
08/15 Autumn at Boerner
08/15 Kite Festival Returns to Veterans Park
08/14 India Fest Milwaukee Comes to Humboldt Park
08/13 Doggie Dip at Cool Waters on Labor Day
08/06 “Pop-Up Museum” Opens in South Shore Park
08/02 4th Annual Fine Art & Fine Craft Festival at The Domes
08/01 Bat Night Returns to Wehr
   
 JULY 2013
07/31 Back-To-School Festival Announced at King Park
07/29 "Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga" Offered at Veterans Park
07/29 Family Waterpark Pass Special
07/23 Explore Arthropods and Fight Summer Learning Loss
07/22 Wahl Park Concert to Feature Smooth Jazz, R&B
07/15 Real-Time Beach Information Now Available Online
07/15 City/County Dog Exercise Area to Break Ground in Bay View
07/10 Moth Night at Wehr Nature Center
07/08 Fireside Fridays, New Series at Wehr Nature Center
07/08 Dedication of Currie Dog Exercise Area Expansion
07/05 Milwaukee Brewfest
07/05 Dinosaurs Come to The Domes
   
 JUNE 2013
06/25 Enchanted Evening at Boerner Botanical Gardens
06/24 Milwaukee Dragon Boat Festival
06/19 US Bank July 3rd Fireworks at The Lakefront
06/14 PGA Junior Championships
06/13 Outdoor Pools to Open Saturday
06/11 Malibu Open Waterski Championship Returns to Veterans Park Lagoon
06/06 Bat Night at Wehr Nature Center
   
 MAY 2013
05/31 Reptile Day at Wehr Nature Center
05/31 McKinley Marina Reconstruction Plan Presentation
05/16 Kick-Off the Summer in the Parks Memorial Day Weekend
05/15 Summer's Best Free Park Concerts Announced
05/06 National Kids to Parks Day
05/01 James W. Beckum Park Dedication
   
  APRIL 2013
04/23 "Group Tee-Off" Marks Official Opening of Golf Season
04/17 Mother's Day in the Parks
04/09 Green Living Festival Comes to The Domes
04/04 "In Celebration of Earth Day" Comes to Wehr
   
 MARCH 2013
03/28 Slice of Ice Closing for the Season
03/25 Lifeguard Training Course
03/20 Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park Scheduled to Close for Season
03/15 Washington Park Wins Award
03/15 State of Wisconsin Bench Press and Dead Lift Competition
   
 FEBRUARY 2013
02/27 Snow Brings Life to The Parks
02/26 Turkish Culture Comes to The Domes
02/18 Free Skate Rental at Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park
02/13 Irish Family Day at The Domes
02/08 Winter Wonderland
   
 JANUARY 2013
01/29 Groundhog Day Chili Cook-Off at Wehr
01/29 Slice of Ice Closes for the Day
01/29 Milwaukee Bonsai Society Silhouette Exhibit
01/28 Poland Under Glass
01/18 Restaurants Under Glass
01/08 Chinese New Year at The Domes
01/04 AquaZumba Party at Pulaski Pool

 

 

 DECEMBER 2012
12/19 New Year's Eve at The Domes
12/11 Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park to Open
12/07 Train Show Comes to The Domes
12/06 "The Rock" Ski Hill to Open
12/03 Golf Courses Remain Open
   
 NOVEMBER 2012
11/29 Breakfast with Santa at Kosciuszko Community Center
11/28 Cool Fool Kite Festival Slated for New Year's Day
11/27 Homemade Holiday at Wehr
11/20 Brunch with Santa and Handbell Choir at Boerner Botanical Gardens
11/13 "Let it Snow" Holiday Show at The Domes
11/13 Glow-in-the-Dark Skate
11/12 City/County Holiday Tree Lighting
11/08 Final Weekend of the Season at the Estabrook Park Beer Garden
11/08 Holiday Lights Kick-Off Extravaganza
11/06 "The Rock" Sports Complex Ground-Breaking Celebration
11/06 Sports Complex Installs New Dynamic Paving System
11/05 Walker Square Playground Ribbon-Cutting
   
 OCTOBER 2012
10/26 Jewelry at The Domes
10/18 Nite-Glow Golf: Halloween Edition
10/09 Concert Series Lineup Announced for Music Under Glass
10/08 Washington Park Playground and Play Pod Trail
10/05 Fall Color at Boerner Botanical Gardens
10/05 Ghosts Under Glass at The Domes
10/03 Cider Sunday at Wehr Nature Center
10/01 AutumnFest at Boerner Botanical Gardens
   
 SEPTEMBER 2012
09/21 Rainforest Night in the Tropical Dome
09/20 Barktoberfest Comes to Estabrook Park
09/11 Sunset Beach Walk at Grant Park
09/11 Watercolors & Oils on Exhibit at Boerner Botanical Gardens
09/06 Lincoln Park Playground Opening
   
 AUGUST 2012
08/27 Doggie Dip at Cool Waters
08/10 Astronomy Day Fair Sunday
08/09 Tonight's Concert in the Gardens Canceled
08/09 King Back to School Festival
   
 JULY 2012  
07/31 New Launch Piers to be Installed at Three Locations
07/30 Hoyt Pool Fundraiser
07/25 Malibu Open Water-Ski Competition Returns to Veteran's Park
07/25 Pro Beach Volleyball Series Returns to Bradford Beach
07/24 Free Ice Skating at Wilson Ice Arena
07/24 Milwaukee Brewfest Coming to McKinley Park
07/23 Hours at Deep-Well Pools Extended Monday
07/20 USA Beach Volleyball Junior Tour
07/15 Hours at Deep Well Pools Extended Monday & Tuesday
07/12 Sherman Park Playground Ribbon-Cutting
07/05 Free Ice Skating at Wilson Ice Arena
07/03 Outdoor Deep Well Pool Hours Extended
07/02 Hours at Pools & Splash Pads Extended
07/02 Natural Areas Program Receives 2012 Virginia M. Kline Award
   
 JUNE 2012
06/27 Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra to perform at Mitchell Park Domes
06/26 Hours at Wading Pools & Splash Pads Extended
06/20 Hours at Wading Pools & Splash Pads Extended
06/18 Estabrook Beer Garden Grand Opening Announced
06/15 Bradford Beach Reopening Ceremony and Volleyball Tournaments
06/15 Splash Pads and Wading Pools Begin to Open
06/12 Deep-Well Pools to Open
06/05 Father's Day Golf Special
   
MAY 2012
05/22 Cool Waters & David F. Schulz Aquatic Center to Open May 26
05/15 105 Days of Summer Celebration
05/10 Summer Day Camp at Kosciuszko Community Center
05/01 National Public Gardens Day Comes to Boerner Botanical Gardens
   
 APRIL 2012
04/24 James W. Beckum Park Renovations
04/18 Arbor Day at Boerner Botanical Gardens
04/18 Lion Bridges Rededication
04/17 Great American Cleanup
04/06 Reptile Day at Wehr
04/06 In Celebration of Earth Day at Wehr
04/06 Family Frog Frolic at Wehr
04/06 Recycled Jewelry Workshop at Wehr
04/04 Summer Lifeguards Needed at County Pools
   
 MARCH 2012
03/30 The Domes to Host Double-Header Lily Talks
03/30 Green Living Festival Comes to The Domes
03/23 Boerner Botanical Gardens Wins $10,000 Intelligent Use of Water Award
03/20 Easter Egg-Citement at Kosciuszko Community Center
03/16 100-Person Tee-Off Opens Golf Courses
03/13 Bench-Press Competition at Kosciuszko Community Center
03/13 The Domes Hosts "Dare to be Aware"
03/13 Spring Tulip Show at The Domes
03/08 Golf Courses to Open; Final Weekend for Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park
03/02 Irish Family Day at The Domes
   
 FEBRUARY 2012
02/24 Parks Come Alive with Snowfall
02/21 Golf Show at Milwaukee County Sports Complex
02/20 Collectible All-Scale Train Exhibit
02/06 Turkey Under Glass
02/03 Valentine's Day at The Domes
02/02 Germany Under Glass
   
 JANUARY 2012
01/20 Whitnall Park Warming House Open
01/18 Ice Fishing Clinics
01/18 Winterfest at Wehr
01/18 Restaurants Under Glass
01/12 Whitnall Snow Fun
01/10 Owl Prowl at Wehr Nature Center
01/09 King Day Celebration
01/09 Golf Courses Open
01/05 Poland Under Glass
01/05 Fantasy Garden Train Show

 

Press Releases
2010
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December 2010
122910 Cool Fool Kite Festival

122910 New Year's Eve Under Glass
120610 Red Arrow Season Opening

 

November 2010
111010 Lakefront Cruises

June
062310 Domes Open Summer Show
062310 
Grant Park Centennial Celebration

 

May
052610 Open House for Family Aquatic Centers
051810 10% Discount at Cool Waters & Schulz Centers
051010 Gypsy Moth Spraying
                

April
42810 Bradford Beach Opens
42110 Public Input Session
42110
Mother's Day golf Special
42010 Wehr Nature Center Bird Fest

041410 Tiefenthaler Park Grand Opening Celebration
040910 Boerner Artist on Display
                

March
033110 In Celebration of Trees
032910  Keep Milwaukee Beautiful
032910 Fishing Clinics
032910 Keep Milwaukee Beautiful 
032310 Kozy Egg Hunt
032310  Domes Spring Show
032510 Kozy Bench Press Competition
031710 Public Input Session

031510 Boerner Friends Welcome Melinda Meyers 
030910 Party Rentals in the Parks
          

February
021710 Golf Show
021010 Domes Irish Family Day Promises Fun
020910 Red Arrow Fundraiser
020810  Dare to be Aware at the Domes
020410 Domes Turkey Under Glass
020210 Wehr Reptile Days
020110 Be My Valentine at the Domes

 

January
012810 Kosciuszko Community Center Open House 
011210 Brown Deer Park Cross Country Festival
011110 Free Ice Fishing Clinic
011110 Domes Restaurants Under Glass
011010 Off-Leash Dog Areas Expand in Parks
010710 Door County Sled Dogs Rides
010510 Red Arrow Open
010510 Lake Park Ice Rink Opens

 

Press Releases
2009 Microsoft Word Files
         
      December 
                
123009 Train Show at the Domes
                 
123009 Music Under Glass Opens at the Domes
               
  123009 Door County Sled Dogs
                 
122909 All Canada Show at Sports Complex
                
121609 Music Under Glass at the Domes
                 
121509 Tobogganslide
                 
121409 Golf Gift Ideas & More
                
121409 Red Arrow Domes New Year's Events 
                 
120809 Sledding in the Parks
                 
120709 Veteran's Park Cool Fool Kite Festival
                
120109 Domes Christmas Performers

                 November 2009
                
113009 Kozy Breakfast with Santa
                 
111909 Domes Christmas Holiday Show
                
111809 Red Arrow Opens
                 
111109 Domes Go Blue in Support of World Diabetes Day 
                
111009 Golf Gift Cards for Sale

                October 20099
               
100809 Domes Ikebana Show

 

                September 2009

                092909 Weed out
               
092209 Wehr Nature Center Cider Sunday
                
092109 Domes Rainforest Night
               
091109 Boerner Presents Musical Comedy 
               
 090809 Boerner Offers Plastic Recycling
               
090809 Humboldt Park Global Union Festival
               
090409 Music Under Glass at the Domes
                090309 Public Information Meeting
               
090309 Washington Bark Dog Day
               
090109 Concert for Canines
                

                August 2009
               
082409 Veteran's Park Kite Fest 
               
082409 Bradford Beach Family Day
               
081809 Doggie Dip on Labor Day at Cool Waters
             081809 Red Arrow Roller Skating
             081709 Brewcity Bruiser Concert at Washington Park
               
081409 Domes Orchid Show
                
081109 Pool Closings
               
080509 Wilson Rec Summer Skating
                
080309  KingBacktoSchoolFestival

                July 2009
                
073109 Boerner Rain Harvesting Event
               
073009 State Fair Bench Press Competition
               
072909  Doggie Dips at 4 Milwaukee County Parks
               
072209 Trek with the Treasurer
                071309 New Parks Video
               
071309 Fish Fry and Concert in Whitnall Park
             070809 
Hales Corners Park Climbing Wall
               
070709 Parks & Milwaukee Film


             June 2009
                
063009 Brown Deer US Bank Championship
                 
062509 US Bank Fireworks
                
062309 Golf Fast Paced
                 
061109 Bradford Beach Family Day
                
061009 Boerner Competes for Garden Award
                
060809 Domes for Dad on Fathers Day
                
060109 Sports Complex hosts IFL

 

 


                
 

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