Posted inTelling Our Stories

Bits and Pieces – September 2014

All Peoples Church – Community Police Meeting ~ Lakefront Brewery Eyes Expansion ~ Riverwest Artist Association Events ~ Laborfest Milwaukee, Monday,September 1 ~ Peoples Climate March on New York City September 21st. ~ Visit Byron Kilbourn House in Estabrook Park, Free! ~ All Peoples Church Hosts Meeting Between Activists and Police Leaders  After a Ferguson […]

Posted inNeighborhood News

Woolly Bear Fest

Join us Saturday, February 9th 

2nd Annual Wooly Bear Winterfest!

Meet at Gateway Park, located at 2176 N. Riverboat Rd., (just off Commerce St. and the Humboldt St. Bridge….map)  Noon-4pm  Free event, open to all! Build A Snow Fort! (No snow???? You can still Take a Hike!)    –  Winter Hike Learn About River Revitalization Foundation and our new acquisition next door!     Make bird feeders for birds and wildlife!


Posted inNeighborhood News

Door County Sled Dogs

by Janice Christensen  Photos provided by Door County Sled Dogs Meet & Greet the Door County Sled Dogs!   Saturday Feb. 4, 3pm at RRF’s Gateway Park  

Off Humboldt & Commerce St. on Riverboat Road  Free!  
Don’t miss this great event as the sled dogs arrive in their little custom bus, ready to provide a great Winter experience. These extra special dogs are a recreational mushing team made up of ten rescued Siberian Huskies, two very special Alaskan Huskies, and their two mushers, Bonnie Ulrich and Rick Desotelle.

Cuddle up with the pups, learn about good pet care, obedience training tips, and the sport of DOG SLEDDING with plenty of time for questions, answers, and fabulous photo opportunities! 



Posted inFurther Down Stream

Further Down Stream April 2009

Compiled by Janice Christensen  Send your Further Downstream news items

VIA CRUCIS – The Living Way of the Cross (Via Crucis) will begin at noon on Good Friday, April 10. The solemn procession, with hundreds of people participating, begins at St. Casimir Church on Bremen & Clarke and ends at St. Francis Church on 4th & Brown. A live re-enactment of the final days of Jesus takes place at various locations around Riverwest and along Holton St., with prayers and readings in Spanish and English. Expect some traffic and parking restrictions for a few hours along Holton St. between Clarke & Brown.