6 May, 2011 15:29

Come to our Meeting on May 12.
Bring your friends and your ideas!.

Our Summer Calendar is starting to hum with activities.

Saturday May 7 9:00am to noon, first Weed OUT

Thursday May 12 7:00 Monthly Meeting in the Pavilion

Saturday June 4 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m Bay View Plant Sale

Here are the details and other Neighborhood News

Our first Weed Out
Saturday May 7 9:00am – Noon
The Weed Outs are part of the greater plan to restore the bluff and return native plant species along the lake front trail.
All ages and abilities are welcome and no previous experience is necessary!
Volunteers should wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and bring gloves.
Come enjoy the sense of community a Weed Out creates and the positive impact of our efforts.
Meet: South Shore Park Pavilion, 2900 S Shore Drive
May 7 and 21, 9:00am – Noon

BAY VIEW PLANT SALE

The Bay View Garden And Yard Society is excited to begin the 2011 growing season with its annual Bay View Plant Sale at South Shore Park, 2900 South Shore Drive, on Saturday, June 4 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Blooming in color with Milwaukee’s beautiful lakefront as a backdrop, the Bay View Plant Sale hosts a variety of local, commercial plant vendors with hundreds of beautiful, quality plants; including annuals and perennials, hanging baskets, ornamental trees and shrubs, vegetables and herbs, some of the best exotic heirloom favorites, and tropical plants. Delicious bakery, food items, and coffee will also be available for sale. The Society members will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about gardening.
Formed in 1995, the Bay View Garden And Yard Society has been committed to beautifying yards and public gardens in the Bay View community, including the development and maintenance of the Village Roots Community Garden, the WWII Memorial Garden on Kinnickinnic, the Lincoln-Howell-KK Triangle Garden, the Pryor Avenue Well, and the Fire Department Engine House on KK.

Saturday, June 4 · 8:00am – 1:00pm

Bay View Historical Society Rummage Sale

The Bay View Historical Society will hold a benefit yard sale at 2590 S. Superior Street on Saturday, May 21st. Located on the lawn and inside the house at the Society’s headquarters, the Beulah Brinton House, the sale will be held from 9 am til 3 pm and is open to the public.
Society members and other generous donors are cleaning out their attics and basements to offer a wide variety of goods for sale, including furniture, antiques and collectibles, books, toys and other household items. There will be a boutique and book shop as well as refreshments available for purchase. The Society’s second floor gift shop will be open, featuring Bay View Historical Society logo items, note cards and reproductions of vintage post cards depicting familiar Bay View scenes.
The Society is accepting pre-priced donations of all items except clothing, shoes and holiday items. Donations can be dropped off at the garage behind the house between Monday, May 16th and Friday, May 20th or on the morning of the sale. The Society also offers pick-up service for large or heavy items. Call 414-324-5690 to make arrangements or for further information.
All proceeds will benefit the Bay View Historical Society, a non-profit, educational community organization and will be used to support the Society’s programs and its ownership of the historic Beulah Brinton House. Built in 1872, it is among the best remaining Gothic Revival residences in the city. It was formerly home to Beulah Brinton, a community leader who turned her house into an informal social center and Bay View’s first library. It was designated as one of the “10 To Save in 2010” by UWM’s Institute for Historic Preservation. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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