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Festa Italiana

The 40th Festa Italiana is ready to take over Henry Maier Festival Park. It starts on Friday at 3pm and goes through the weekend. There will be plenty of wine, food, and fun for everyone of all ages. It's the oldest Milwaukee ethnic festival.

Milwaukee Police Career Fair

Milwaukee Police are holding a career fair Wednesday, July 26 from 4-8 PM.

Waukesha County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department Text Alerts

You can sign up for text alerts from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry in Waukesha County.

Waukesha County Fair

Wisconsin's oldest county fair kicks off for another year on Wednesday, July 19th.  It runs through the weekend.  175 years of fun, food, and plenty of animals.  Click here to see what's new on the agenda.

"Swing Time" in Germantown

Swing Time in Germantown off Appleton Avenue is a fun place for kids of all ages when it comes to outdoor activities. From miniature golf, to batting cages, and go carts. To learn more about this Washington County hot spot, just log onto our website, cbs58.com.

Raising Funds for Purrito

Miracle Taco Bell kitten Purrito is in need of funds for surgery.

Village of Shorewood Turning 100

Celebrating the Village of Shorewood turning 100-years-old this year.

Shorewood Historical Society

The Village of Shorewood turns 100 this year, and you can mark the occasion by taking a historical tour or learning more about the famous Ghost Train.

Packers Legends Cruise

Go on a cruise with over 20 current and former Packers legends.

Off to the races again at the Velodrome in Kenosha 

The Velodrome in Kenosha is sporting a new look just in time for its 90th anniversary.  The race track was shut down for two years following structural issues.  Now, everything is back on track. 

Legendary Fitness

It's said to be Wisconsin's first obstacle course race and Ninja Warrior training facility, and it just opened up in Menomonee Falls.  If you're interested in taking classes or just want to learn about the overall concept, then click on this link.

Erin Hills Green Fees & Rates

Erin Hills reopens for play July 1 after hosting the U.S. Open in June.

Live Streaming Summerfest

With support from American Family Insurance, Summerfest will offer exclusive access to select performances and make them available to audiences worldwide, free of charge. 

MFD Historical Society Museum

If you enjoy history and are interested in what firefighters do, there’s a well known secret you should know about in the city of Milwaukee.  It’s the MFD Historical Society Museum, and it’s only opened one day a month. 

Delafield Jazzercise Center

It's called Jazzercise, and it combines dance, music, and cardio into one good time.  The Delafield Jazzercise Center offers various classes at different tiems throughout the day, starting as early as 5:30am during the week.

Lightning Cornhole

The only supplier of electronic scoring cornhole boards.

We Got This Milwaukee

“We Got This” is a program based out of Milwaukee, WI.  Started on 9th and Ring, this program began with a crew of young boys cleaning up their neighborhood and learning about gardening.

3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Day at Delavan's "Dancing Horses Theatre"

Military members get in free on Sunday, June 25 for the 1pm performance.  It's $10 for family members.

Milwaukee Candle Company

If you want to buy a candle to help remind you of familiar Milwaukee scents, then order one from Milwaukee Candle Company. Click above here to do so.

"Slumber Safari" & Summer Camp at the Racine Zoo

If you want to go to camp and cohabitate with the animals, the Racine Zoo could be a perfect destination for you.  

VR City Zone

If you like playing video games and going to the mall, this might be the perfect summertime activity for you.  You can find VR City Zone now at Brookfield Square Mall.  

Go Fund Me for Domingo "Luis" Rodriguez

Help put Domingo "Luis" to rest. Friends of Rodriguez want to raise money to give him a proper burial as the state is unable to locate his only known family member.

Harness Racing in Elkhorn

It's a race of pacers and trotters, and all the excitement kicks off for another season on Saturday, June 17 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds.

Operation Kidsafe

Operation Kidsafe is Free and private for families. Parents take home the only record of the visit….(a Bio Document) that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency. Safety tips to start a family safety action plan are also included.

Disc Golf at Milwaukee County Parks

If you love to play golf, there's a similar sport you have to try.  Although instead of a ball and clubs, you use a frisbee.

Salt Room Lake Country

We love to put it on our food, but what about using salt to actually make us healthier by treating certain respiratory ailments, like colds and flu? Salt Room Lake Country in Pewaukee believes in the concept.  

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in southeast Wisconsin will happen Sunday, September 24.

Milwaukee Paddle Tavern

It's a new way of sightseeing and barhopping for party revelers.  This boat seats 14 people, lasts 100 minutes, and travels on the Milwaukee River.

Gearing Up for the U.S. Open with Golf

Milwaukee County Parks

Free Events, Movies and More at Milwaukee Parks all Summer Long

Enjoy free concerts, poetry, movies and art projects in Milwaukee County parks all summer long.

State Parks are Free this Weekend

Cheers Milwaukee!

Free event Friday, June 9th

UWM Bradford Buoy Data

Current weather and wave information just off of Bradford Beach

Port Washington Rip Current Data

See current beach pictures and current rip current parameters

Handshake Journey

Wisconsin man traveling by wheelchair to the White House

Purple Door Ice Cream's "Flavor Contest"

On Sunday, June 11, you have a chance to pick Purple Door's new ice cream flavor.  Just click on the attached link to find out how.

12th Annual Downtown Dining Week in Milwaukee

This is the week to let your taste buds try all different kinds of food.  43 different restaurants and 3-course meals at reasonable prices.  

Fond du Lac's "Dock Spiders" Now Playing Ball

It's the Northwoods League's newest team.  They're 30 college baseball players ready to hit it big.  

Alice's Garden Urban Farm

There's an urban garden very close to downtown Milwaukee getting some big recognition for all its "green" efforts. You can even rent space to grow your own garden.

Wednesday Night Classics

This huge classic car show has a new home in Waukesha County.  It's a the Point Burger Bar in Pewaukee.  It'll run on Wednesdays, weather pending, from May 24 through September 6.

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Click on this link if you're looking for grant money for a small U.S.-based for profit business with less than 100 employees.  You must have been in full operation for at least the last six months.

Baraboo's Big Top Parade

Baraboo’s Big Top Parade & Circus Celebration will happen Saturday, July 22

Traveling Sauna to appear in southeastern Wisconsin

A sauna is making its way across the country to celebrate Finland's 100th anniversary of its independence.  Saunas rank high when it comes to this nation's greatest exports.  Click here to see if it's stopping in your neighborhood.

Milwaukee Police pursuits higher now than ever despite more restrictive policy

The debate about police chases in the city of Milwaukee has gone on for years. And a new report shows - officers are pursuing more now than ever.

1st Annual "Milwaukee Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival"

This "foodie" event will take place Saturday, May 20 from noon until 6 pm at the Waukesha County Expo Center.

"Armed Forces Challenge" on Saturday

This annual event at Pewaukee Lake Beach takes place Saturday between 10 and 3:30 pm.  Watch members of different branches of the armed services compete against each other in six endurance-testing events.  It's free to the public, but donations will be accepted.

"Road America" racing weekend starts this weekend

A new race season kicks off with SVRA Spring Vintage Weekend starting on Friday. Click here to see what's new at the Elkhart Lake race track.  

Milwaukee Armed Forces Week

Milwaukee Armed Forces Week celebrates the sacrifices given by members and families of all branches of the Armed Forces. The week-long celebration features numerous events open to the public, culminating with an elaborate military display at the Harley-Davidson Museum. 

"Mighty Organized" Helps You Get Things in Order

Is your life a mess?  Professional organizations, like "Mighty Organized" can help.  

"Art in the City" Plein Air MKE 2017

60 artists and $6000 in prize money.  This is Milwaukee's "Art in The City."  It's along the Milwaukee Museum Mile.  The event runs through May 21st.  

Street Survival School

Flowers for Dreams

If you plan on ordering flowers for Mother's Day, you might want to consider "Flowers for Dreams." This is something new for the Milwaukee area. When you order a bouquet, a quarter of the proceeds will go toward various women's charities.

What you should know about lead exposure

Lead poisoning facts from the Milwaukee Health Department

The Players' Tribune

Badgers Nigel Hayes wrote an article saying "Don't just shut up and play"

New specialty license plate promoting fight against childhood cancer 

A new specialty license plate promoting the fight against childhood cancer is now available.

50 days of Summerfest

Summerfest has organized some Summerfest themed activities to get you excited as we countdown the days until the big 5-0. 

Make mom happy with brunch reservations

Mother's Day is just a few days away, and it's never too early to start thinking about making reservations for a meal.  Lake Park Bistro is one option. It's one of the many Bartolotta restaurants offering specials.  Click on this link find out more about pricing and locations.  

NASA issues a challenge to speed up its supercomputer code

NASA’s aeronautical innovators are sponsoring a competition to reward qualified contenders who can manipulate the agency’s FUN3D design software so it runs ten to 10,000 times faster on the Pleiades supercomputer without any decrease in accuracy.  The competition is called the High Performance Fast Computing Challenge.

Hop aboard the East Troy electric railroad

Whether you want to take your child on board or maybe have a romantic dinner with your spouse, the East Troy Electric Railroad is really something to consider.  Click on this link for information about tickets, times, and special themed trips.

Wisconsin firearms training center

Wisconsin Firearms Training Center is adding a new program being offered for the upcoming summer.  It's called "Armed Citizens Academy," and it's a four-session class, including CCW training, handgun marksmanship, self defense law, and home and personal protection strategies. Click on this link for all the details.

U.S. open trophy tour 

Safari Lake Geneva

Safari Lake Geneva is considered to be Wisconsin's first safari park.  It opens on Monday, May 1 for another season. 

Drug take back

List of locations across the state

Easy spring gardening ideas from Whole Foods

From container gardening to herb gardening, you have easier options when it comes to spring planting.  Click on this link to give your green thumb a helping hand.