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Art Start

 

Art Start Exhibition, June 22nd – September 25th | Join Art Start in their second installation of portraits at Harbor View Plaza. The outdoor exhibition is free of charge and open during park hours, 6am -10pm. 

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Harbor View Plaza Fishing

Harbor District Fishing Clinics – June 26th, July 10th, July 24th, August 7th, & August 20th | 2pm – 4pm| Harbor View Plaza (600 E. Greenfield avenue)

Join the Harbor District and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for an afternoon of fishing fun. We’ll practice different fishing skills like knot tying, casting, fish handling, safety, and more. The clinics are open to all skill levels.

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Butterfly Walk

Community Science Butterfly Walk | July 9, 2022| 1:00pm – 2:00pm | Kinnickinnic River Trail North ( We will meet at Harbor View Plaza and take an urban hike to the trail).

Learn the basics of how to ID butterflies and conduct a butterfly survey. Participants will also learn how to use a butterfly field guide. Meet our Environmental Director and our summer interns working on surveying all kinds of bugs around the Harbor District.

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Bembe Drum and Dance Bombazo en la Plaza

Bembe Drum and Dance Bombazo en la Plaza | July 10th | 1:00pm | Harbor View Plaza (600 E. Greenfield avenue)

A Bombazo is a music tradition that uses bomba, an Afro-Puerto Rican style of music as a form of artistic expression from the Milwaukee and Chicago area. Bembe Drum and Dance will be performing in front of the beautiful back drop of the Milwaukee River and will be sure to get the audience up and dancing. 

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Circulate MKE

Circulate MKE Market | July 16, 2022| 11:00am – 4:00pm | Harbor View Plaza (600 E. Greenfield Avenue)

Join Circulate MKE for a day of shopping at Harbor View Plaza. The Creative Entrepreneur Market allows shoppers and vendors the chance to directly support a wide variety of communities and cultures. By organizing local entrepreneurs and artists to sell their crafts, food, and unique goods in a family friendly marketplace they have helped create new opportunities for partnerships and startups. 

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Open Pitch Competition

Harbor District Open Pitch Competition | July 24, 2022| 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Harbor View Plaza (600 E. Greenfield Avenue)

Groups from all over Milwaukee County will compete for your vote to host an event at Harbor View Plaza during the Spring or Summer event series. Hear each groups 3 minute presentation about their event and why it would bring people to the Harbor District. The community will vote on their favorite event and winners will receive a honorarium and a spot in our summer event series at Harbor View Plaza.  

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Day

Schlitz Audubon Nature Day – September 4th | 1pm – 3pm| Harbor View Plaza (600 E. Greenfield avenue)

Join the Harbor District and the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center for an afternoon of exploration and animal encounters. Join the naturalists for a Reptile and Amphibian presentation followed by a meet and greet with the animals. 

1pm – 2pm: Reptile and Amphibian Presentation with Schlitz Audubon Naturalists

2pm -3pm: Meet and greet with the animals