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Friends Group and Earth Day Planning Meeting, Tuesday, Feb 13th

Hello friends!

Our next friends group meeting is Tuesday, February 13, 7:00 pm at South Shore Park Pavilion.

We will continue planning for the 2018 Earth Day student education event at the park. The event brings more than 400 local elementary school students to the park in April to learn about our environment. This will be the 23rd year for the event. Please join us if you want to assist with planning or help on the day of the event.

Otherwise, come to the meeting to talk about what is happening at the Park or learn more about our friends group.

9 October, 2017 16:05

Friends of South Shore Park will not be holding its October meeting that was scheduled to be held Tuesday, October 10th.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, November 14th. If you would like to get involved in making South Shore Park even better, please join us! We warmly welcome all members of the community and if you have any ideas for how we can focus our energies, we’d love to hear them!

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Joint Friends Meeting


Hello friends,

The friends groups from Grant, Humboldt,Mill Pond, Pulaski (Cudahy), Sheridan, South Shore and Wilson Parks are hosting the 3rd Annual Joint Parks Friends Discussion at South Shore Park Pavilion on Thursday, September 21 at 6:30 pm.

This meeting is convened to give information and generate discussions about the value of our parks and how to promote these values to Milwaukee area citizens and elected officials.

The evening will start with presentations by each friends group on activities in their respective park followed by reports from Supervisor Jason Haas, Chair of the Parks, Energy and Environment Committee; and John Dargle, Parks Director. Finally, a citizens panel of known park advocates will discuss; Public Parks: Venue for Recreation and Entertainment or Green Space for Conservation and Preservation. Meeting attendees will be given an opportunity to ask questions of the panel.

The meeting will adjourn to the South Shore Terrace beer garden to socialize and continue informal discussion.

We hope you can attend for a stimulating evening of information and contemplation.​


If you would like to help make a difference for South Shore Park, please join us at our next event or contact us at friendsofsouthshorepark

6 August, 2017 10:24

Hello friends,

Join Friends of South Shore Park and the Alliance for the Great Lakes at South Shore Park Beach, sponsored by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, to help clean up Great Lakes beaches and shorelines and make them barefoot friendly.

When: Thursday August 10, 5:00 to 6:30 pm – Anytime you can help during this event is great.

Meet on the paved trail at the purple Barefoot Wine tent located north of the Park Pavilion along the Oak Leaf Trail. South Shore Park Pavilion is located at 2900 S. Shore Drive, Milwaukee.

  • Join us to help make South Shore Beach clean, meet friends and have fun!
  • No experience is necessary. Gloves and trash bags will be provided.
  • We need all the help we can get. ​Thanks for your help in advance!

Event Registration at – ​http://www.greatlakesadopt.org/Secure/Event/12089

** Thank you Barefoot Wine & Bubbly for sponsoring this event and other Adopt-A-Beach cleanups around the Great Lakes. **


If you would like to help make a difference for South Shore Park, please join us at our next event or contact us at friendsofsouthshorepark

Friends of South Shore Park
2900 S Shore Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53207