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Throughout summer months, the park hosts a number of free public events such as beach bonfires, the annual urban island beach party, bird and plant hikes, children’s fishing clinics, family nights, art in the park and educational discussions. Check the calendar frequently for upcoming programs!

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June 2018

Phenology Hike (Meet at North Entrance)

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Take a hike around the park and learn what plants are flowering, and the names of the animals you see! Our regular Weekend Wellness Walk participants are free to join in to keep getting your weekly exercise in. The hike will take a single loop throughout the park, stopping at a variety of different habitats along the way. Free. All…

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Free Fishing Weekend-Kids Fishing Saturday (Meet at Fishing Dock)

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Come celebrate Free Fishing Weekend by bringing your kids out to try panfishing! The lagoon is home to sunfish, bluegills, and other panfish that are easy to catch. The park will provide poles and bait for up to 20 children up to age 16. Feel free to join in if extra poles are available, since no fishing license is required…

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Kids Fishing Friday (Meet at the Fishing Dock)

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Park staff will supply poles and bait for up to 20 children as we fish for panfish. Children younger than 16 do not require a fishing license. Free. Dogs are welcome at our public events, as long as they are in compliance with the park rule of being on a leash no longer than 8’ in length. As a reminder…

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Puppets in the Park (Meet at Lawn Area Across from Boat Docks)

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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New This Year Come see a puppet play in the park! Lakeshore State Park staff will be performing plays based on books by Mo Willems and Ann Blum, followed by an interactive game/activity. Bring a camping chair or blanket for a comfy story-time. Free. All Ages (content geared toward 3-10 years old, but all are welcome!). Dogs are welcome at…

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Weekend Wellness Walk (Meet at South Entrance)

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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New This Year Looking for a beautiful place to get some exercise in? Come join one of our Naturalists for a Wellness Walk! We will walk the park’s paths twice around, for a total distance of 2.3miles. Feel free to join us for the whole hour, or just for one loop around! Groups of attendees welcome, we’d love to see…

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