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Bembe Drum and Dance Bombazo en la Plaza

Bembe Drum and Dance Bombazo en la Plaza – July 10th | 1pm | 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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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

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Harbor Fest

Harbor Fest returns, featuring sturgeon fest and boat parade

WHAT: HARBOR FEST

WHEN: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH FROM 11 AM – 4 PM

WHERE: 600 BLOCK OF EAST GREENFIELD AVENUE IN THE HARBOR DISTRICT

Join Harbor District Milwaukee, Milwaukee Riverkeeper, and Riveredge Nature Center at Harbor Fest for another year of family fun celebrating all things fish, water, and boats! Harbor Fest will take place on Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 11am -4pm in front of UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences (600 E. Greenfield Avenue). 

Release a baby sturgeon with Riveredge Nature Center, cheer on the artists and their boat floats during the Milwaukee Riverkeeper Boat Parade, and enjoy the live music, local food, and activities at Harbor Fest!

Attendees will be able to: 

  • Tour the UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences
  • See the Milwaukee RiverKeeper MKE Boat Parade
  • Release a baby sturgeon with Riveredge Nature Center
  • Learn how to filet a fish with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Take a free pontoon boat ride in the harbor
  • Watch art in the making 
  • Connect with Harbor District businesses and environmental groups
  • Climb a rock wall
  • Enjoy lunch from local food trucks and beer
  • Dance the afternoon away with special performances

And so much more! Stay tuned for updates as we get closer to the event.

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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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Harbor District Bingo

Harbor District Bingo

If you’re looking for a place to explore and to catch some fresh air then we invite you to participate in Harbor District Bingo!

How to play:

• Download the Bingo Card
• Take a photo of each item on the card
• Send your photos to info@harbordistrict.org

If we like a picture, with your permission, we will feature it on our social media and send you some Harbor District swag. Good luck!

!Si busca un lugar para explorar y tomar aire fresco, los invitamos a participar en Harbor District Bingo!

Cómo jugar:

• Descarge la tarjeta de bingo
• Tome una foto de cada articulo en la tarjeta
• Envíe sus fotos a info@harbordistrict.org

Si nos gusta una foto que nos envió, con su permiso, lo presentaremos en nuestras redes sociales y le mandamos un premio por parte del Harbor District. !Buena Suerte!