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Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up:   Milwaukee County *Take the family to the Wisconsin State Fair and enjoy food, entertainment and more *Sign up for the Race and Seek Milwaukee adventure race and explore …
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Community Spotlight: The Wisconsin State Fair

  Celebrating 163 years, the Wisconsin State Fair has over 16 decades of history, tradition and development. The first Wisconsin State Fair took place in 1851 in Janesville on a six-acre plot along the banks of the Rock River. Admission …
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Community Round-Up

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up: Milwaukee County *Enjoy German culture and tradition at German Fest Milwaukee *Watch the Phantom of the Opera at the Marcus Theater for the Performing Arts Waukesha County *Head over …
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Community Spotlight: German Fest

Beginning in 1840, many Germans immigrated to Milwaukee, which had a reputation as a “boom-town.” Milwaukee had become a national center for German Catholicism. By 1860, German immigrants and their American-born children constituted a considerable majority of Milwaukee. By 1880, …
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Shorewest’s DIY Project: Bottle Craft

Materials Needed: Seven Bottles (You can choose any size and shape, or follow ours.) Yarn (You can choose from getting seven different colors or create a pattern.) Scissors Seven Flowers (You can choose  fake or real.) Scotch Tape Start wrapping …
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Community Round-Up

Need help planning what to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up:   Milwaukee County *Bring your appetite to Festa Italiana for all things Italian *Enjoy a free outdoor movie and fish fry at Point Fish Fry and a Flick …
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Community Spotlight: Festa Italiana

Milwaukee’s Italian community has established itself in the city’s old Third Ward, but had been split apart by urban renewal projects in the late 1950’s. Looking for a way to reunite the local Italian community, the idea of Festa Italiana …
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Community Round-Up

  Need help planning what to do this weekend? Here’s our Community Round-Up: Milwaukee County * Enjoy Milwaukee’s popular French Festival, Bastille Days, in Cathedral Square Park * Take the family out to one of the beautiful Milwaukee County Parks …
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Spotlight: Milwaukee County Parks

The Milwaukee County Park system has been a long source of pride in southeastern Wisconsin. With over 140 parks and parkways totaling nearly 15,000 acres, they offer a source of recreational enjoyment for all ages. The park system began with …
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Shorewest Shares: DIY Slip ‘N’ Slide

  As the summer heats up, this Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Slip ‘N’ Slide is sure to be a hit within your neighborhood. Materials Needed Heavy Plastic Roll Ten $2 Pool Noodles Sprinkler Hose Peel-and-Stick Velcro   Lay out the heavy sheet …
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