April Meeting – Earth Day Volunteers Needed Hi Friends, Our next meeting is Tuesday, April 11th, 7pm at South Shore Park Pavilion. We are hosting our 21st annual earth day education event on April 25. The event features environmental presentations and activities for over 400 local elementary school students. Volunteers are needed to help during the day of the event. Please join us at our next meeting or contact us if you would like to help. Thank you!

January Meeting – 2017 Earth Day Event

Happy New Year!

Our next meeting is Tuesday, January 10th, 7:00pm at South Shore Park Pavilion.

The meeting will include planning for our 22nd annual Earth Day education event.  This event brings as many as 500 students from 10 area schools to South Shore Park to learn about good environmental practice.  Volunteers are needed to help coordinate and manage portions of the overall event.  Please join us at our next meeting if you are interested in the event and would like to help.

Thank you.

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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@gmail.com

SS Frolics Meeting – Wednesday October 26

South Shore Frolics Community Meeting

County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic and Alderman Tony Zielinski are co-hosting a community meeting regarding the South Shore Frolics Festival and Parade.

The meeting is this Wednesday, October 26, 6:00pm at South Shore Park Pavilion.
All Friends of South Shore Park who are interested in the Frolics discussion are encouraged to attend and participate.

The Bay View Lions will participate. Parks Director John Dargle will also be present.

If you are unable attend, you may contact Alderman Zielinski at 414-286-3769 ortzielinski@milwaukee.gov to share your comments.

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September Adopt-a-Beach Event.

Hello friends,

Please join us for the Alliance for the Great Lakes annual September Adopt-a-Beach Event.

When: Saturday September 17, anytime between 9:00 and 10:30am

Meet on the paved trail at the large anchor near the northeast corner of the Park Pavilion. South Shore Park Pavilion is located at 2900 S. Shore Drive, Milwaukee.

This event will recognize 25 years of the Alliance for the Great Lakes Adopt-a-Beach program. Cleanup volunteers will be participating at beaches and shorelines around the Great Lakes. This event is in partnership with the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, sponsored in part by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program and NOAA.

Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Please consider bringing a bucket or plastic bag from home to reduce the event’s environmental footprint.

Join us for this popular cleanup event and help care for our Great Lakes!  Visit the South Shore Farmers Market before or after the event. Thanks for your help in advance!

Event Registration – http://www.greatlakesadopt.org/Secure/Event/11383

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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@gmail.com