Local Happenings

Written by MCJStaff   // May 13, 2014   // 0 Comments

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens  Book Talk – CANCELLED
Thursday, May 15th at 6pm: Book Talk: America’s Romance with the English Garden

Bradford Beach Opens for the Season
Sat., May 17th: (Lifeguards are not on duty from May 17th to June 15th. Lifeguards return to the beach starting June 16th.)


2014 Summer’s Best Concert Series Announced!

See 90 FREE Concerts in 17 Park Venues! (Printed schedules coming soon)

Beer Gardens Open for the Season:
    Wed., May 14th: The Landing at Hoyt Park opens 3pm-9pm
    ​ Fri., May 16th: Estabrook Park Beer Garden (may open by Wed., May 14th)

Sunsets with the Birds at Wehr Nature Center
Fri., May 16th: Go on a bird walk to see colorful spring migrants with local birding experts at 6pm.

Bloom & Groom Plant Sale
Sat., May 17th: Support Bay View Neighborhood Association from  9am-Noon at the Humboldt Park Pavilion.

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens  Garden Walks

Every Wednesday, May 7 – Sept. 10. New topics each week! $5/person at 6:30pm (Starts at 6pm in Sept.)
May 14th – 75 Years at Boerner with Shirley Walczak

The Oak Leaf Discovery Passport Tour
Kicks-Off on May 1st:  Join The Park People for the 3rd Annual Passport Tour and discover your parks and the Oak Leaf Trail! Purchase your passport, start collecting stamps and keywords, and be eligible to win prizes at the end of summer!

Hike for Health at Wehr Nature Center
Wed., May 14: 10:30–11:30am at Wehr Nature Center. Every Wednesday through Nov. 26th.

Warbler Walks in Lake Park 

Sat., May 17: Saturdays from 8:30-10 a.m. through May 24th. 
Free, informal walks are open to the general public of all ages. Meet at Warming House in Lake Park.

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