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FEATURED EVENTS

Riveredge Nature Center Summer Camp - Guardians Wilderness Awareness (Age group: Completed Grades 5 or 6)

Come explore the wilderness of Wisconsin! Venture into the hidden places of Riveredge through the challenge of geocaching, reach new heights with tree climbing, and go for a swim in Heron Pond. Get muddy as we explore the unique cave habitat on a spelunking trip to Ledge View Nature Center! We’ll top off the week with an overnight at Riveredge and the opportunity to experience the trails after dark.

Dates: 
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
06/20/2019
9 am-4 pm, (Overnight Thursday - 9am dismissal Friday)
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Location:

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Drive)
Saukville, WI, 53080
United States

Phone:

262-375-2715

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA 5K - Stampede Running Co. - Wisconsin

Before the cookouts, parades, and fireworks, enjoy a new family tradition the weekend before the 4th of July! The chip-timed 5k run/walk will feature USA music, birthday cake, and more red, white, and blue than you can imagine!

Dates: 
06/29/2019
9 AM – 10:30 PM
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Location:

Estabrook Park - Milwaukee, WI
4400 N. Estabrook Dr
Milwaukee, WI, 53212
United States

Riveredge Nature Center Summer Camp - Pathfinders Dare to Explore (5-6 years old)

Dig, splash, run and jump into nature in this fun-filled camp. Our mornings will be spent uncovering many hidden wonders of the forests, wetlands and prairies at Riveredge. Whether we’re turning over rocks and logs in search of critters, creating cool nature crafts, playing exciting games or listening to stories, you can be sure of one thing . . . we’ll be having FUN!

Dates: 
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
06/20/2019
June 17-21, 9 am-12 pm, M-F; June 17-21, 1-4 pm, M-F
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Location:

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Drive)
Saukville, WI, 53080
United States

Phone:

262-375-2715

Riveredge Nature Center Summer Camp - Discoverers (3-4 years old)

Experience the wonders of summertime and learn about the amazing world of insects, flowers, birds, and pond life with a Riveredge Educator. Parents join in the fun with their camper as we explore diverse habitats and create projects that go along with our theme. Spend time with your child in nature and all eyes will be opened!

Dates: 
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
06/20/2019
June 17-20, 9:15-11:15 am, M-Th; Aug 12-15, 9:15-11:15 am, M-Th
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Location:

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Drive)
Saukville, WI, 53080
United States

Phone:

262-375-2715

Dog Days at Lynden Sculpture Garden

Bring your canine friends for an afternoon of romping in the garden. In the winter, cross-country skiers and snowshoers also welcome, and in the warmer months, we encourage picnicking.

Dates: 
07/20/2019
08/17/2019
09/21/2019
10:00am
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Location:

2145 W Brown Deer Rd
River Hills, WI, 53217
United States

Phone:

+1 414-446-8794

Railfan Day 2019 - East Troy Railroad Museum

Enjoy an interesting, fun and informative day out for families and railfans! All our operating equipment is on display and a different train runs every hour. The first train departs East Troy at 10 am and the last train leaves at 3 pm. Tickets are good all day on all trains, which are 90 minute round trips.

Dates: 
06/22/2019
​10am - 4pm
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Location:

2002 Church St
East Troy, WI, 53120
United States

Phone:

262-642-3263

Riveredge Nature Center SUMMER CAMP - Explorers Eco-Adventure (Age Group: Completed Grades 3 or 4)

Explorers, are you ready to make forts, climb trees, and crawl through caves? Join us for a week of exciting habitat explorations and learn how to find adventure wherever you are in the great outdoors. During the week we will canoe and swim in Heron Pond, hunt for reptiles and amphibians, and explore the Milwaukee River. Under the guidance of a certified instructor, we’ll climb into the treetops using ropes and special equipment. The off-site cave spelunking field trip will give us an opportunity to explore an underground world. Throughout our adventures, we’ll discover how nature sustains and engages all living things, including us!

Dates: 
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
06/20/2019
9am-4pm (Overnight Thursday - 9am dismissal Friday)
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Location:

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Drive)
Saukville, WI, 53080
United States

Phone:

262-375-2715

Riveredge Nature Center SUMMER CAMP - Trailblazers Journey into the Heart of Nature (Age Group: Completed Grades 1 or 2)

Hey campers! Do you like to explore new and interesting places like forests, ponds, rivers, fields and even islands? Then Trailblazer Camp is what you are looking for! During this week full of amazing explorations you will “blaze a trail” to many awesome places at Riveredge. Along the way, you’ll discover that everything in nature is important and special. Each morning, we’ll discover a different habitat and its plants and animals. In the afternoon, we’ll explore Trailblazer Island- our Trailblazer home!

Dates: 
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
06/20/2019
June 17-21, 9 am-4 pm, M-F; June 24- 28, 9am-4 pm, M-F; July 22-26, 9am-4 pm, M-F; July 29- Aug 2, 9am-4 pm, M-F
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Location:

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Drive)
Saukville, WI, 53080
United States

Phone:

262-375-2715

Riveredge Nature Center Summer Camp - Discoverers (3-4 years old)

Experience the wonders of summertime and learn about the amazing world of insects, flowers, birds, and pond life with a Riveredge Educator. Parents join in the fun with their camper as we explore diverse habitats and create projects that go along with our theme. Spend time with your child in nature and all eyes will be opened!

Dates: 
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
06/20/2019
June 17-20, 9:15-11:15 am, M-Th; Aug 12-15, 9:15-11:15 am, M-Th
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Location:

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Drive)
Saukville, WI, 53080
United States

Phone:

262-375-2715

FIREWORKS DINNER - Harbor House - Milwaukee, WI

Harbor House offers stunning views of Lake Michigan and Milwaukee's skyline every day of the year, but on July 3, it also offers the very best views of the city's spectacular fireworks show.

Dates: 
07/03/2019
4:30PM
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Location:

550 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI, 53202
United States

Phone:

414-395-4900

Milwaukee Taco Fest

Swarmm Events Presents the 6th Annual Annual Milwaukee Taco Fest in 2019! Created 5 years ago, Milwaukee Taco Fest has been bringing together local restaurants for a day of taco tasting, chihuahuas, margaritas, cervezas, Live Music and tons of great entertainment. The events main feature is lucha libre wrestling from Mondo Lucha! Attendees vote for their favorite tacos (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) and cast their ballot to see who wins the title of Milwaukee’s Best Taco!

Dates: 
06/22/2019
12 PM – 5 PM
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Location:

Summerfest (Henry W. Maier Festival Park)
200 N Harbor Dr.
Milwaukee, WI, 53202
United States