Archive | June 2002

COA Introduces a New Riverwest Cultural Arts Program for Kids

In recent weeks, Riverwest youth (ages 7-18) have visited the Art Museum, Mitchell Park Domes, and Public Museum; attended the film screening of “Dear Rita” at UWM; and watched a Ko-Thi Dance performance at the Pabst Theater. Last month, COA Youth & Family Centers went Salsa with a Latin Fiesta highlighted by performances of Latin […]

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Children’s Summer Activities

Children’s Outing Association (COA) Camp Helen BrachmanA great residential camp for Riverwest Youth, located in Central Wisconsin approximately 3 hours from Milwaukee. For ages 8-15 years, cost is $600 per session (includes transportation, meals, lodging, insurance, activities, arts & crafts, swimming, canoeing and workshops). Scholarships Available! Call 263-8383. Session 1: June 28-July 8Session 2: July […]

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An American Classic: Fourth of July at Gordon Park

by Jan Christensen It happens every year…early in the morning on the Fourth of July, you hear it. The sounds of a marching band, faintly at first, getting closer… Quick, pull on some clothes and run out to the street! It’s the Fourth of July parade in Riverwest. A neighborhood dignitary heads up an enthusiastic […]

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It’s a Street Party Like No Other

by Jim Linneman and Tess Reiss Tell your neighbors and bring your friends to the Locust Street Festival on Sunday, June 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Now in its 26th year, the Locust Street Festival extravaganza has become one of Milwaukee’s most colorful and finest old-time street festivals. In 2001, Shepherd Express readers […]

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