Walker Square Farmers Market is now open for the 2011 season at Walker Square Park (1031 S. 9th St.).
Hecho en Milwaukee, an art collaborative fundraiser sponsored by the Milwaukee Mijas, was held recently at Mitchell Park.
An award-winning home on 16th Street in Lindsay Heights is on the market.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin Heritage Tourism Program held its annual Wright and Like Tour this year in Milwaukee, highlighting 13 homes and drawing hundreds of visitors to Layton Boulevard West.
The Johnsons Park Neighborhood Association (JPNA) gave away assorted plants to area residents to kick off the gardening season.
One hundred years ago, the Milwaukee Public Schools Division of Recreation and Community Services was established to provide recreational and educational opportunities to youth, teens, adults, and seniors. Shortly thereafter, Milwaukee became known nationally as the “City of the Lighted Schoolhouse” for its use of public school facilities for evening recreation programming. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service looks at recreation programs, then and now.
More than 40 children, parents, teachers and community members filled the Hopkins Street School gymnasium for the first annual Academic Olympics in Lindsay Heights recently.
When Marie Davis, now 13 years old, started at Wings Academy in third grade, she could barely read a sentence, according to her mother, Robin Davis. But by the end of the school year, she was able to read Green Eggs and Ham from beginning to end.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) offered free family portraits taken by professional photographers for local residents in early June, the second phase of “The Amplifier,” a public art event that started in mid-May.
Early risers can get some exercise and help restore the Menomonee Valley by participating in yoga classes every Wednesday in June.