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Traveling Beer Garden 2016 Tour

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 - Friday, September 16th, 2016 - 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Milwaukee County Parks Traveling Beer Garden™ tour has two, simultaneously running, tours traveling throughout the Milwaukee County Park System thanks to the partnership with Sprecher Brewing Co., Inc.

Each of the stops on the 16-week tour features craft beer, gourmet sodas, Hard Root Beer, Hard Ginger Beer, and other refreshments from Sprecher Brewing. Enjoy LIVE music Wednesday-Saturday nights 5p-8p!

All revenue collected goes back into improving the parks across Milwaukee County.

See the 2016 Tour Schedule at countyparks.com

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Vote for Hunger Task Force!

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 - Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 - 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Hunger Task Force has been selected as 1 of 10 finalists for WaterStone Bank’s 95th Anniversary Video contest! THEY NEED YOUR VOTE, once a day, every day through May 31st to win $50,000 to fight hunger.

Vote for Hunger Task Force, then share with your friends and family! Vote Now!

*Voting is limited to 1 vote per IP address per day, so please encourage your staff, employees and associates to vote from their phones or home computers, and not their work computers.

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Honor Celebration at Wisconsin Harley-Davidson

Saturday, May 28th, 2016 - 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
at Wisconsin Harley-Davidson
1280 Blue Ribbon Drive

It’s an all day Honor Celebration at Wisconsin Harley-Davidson in Oconomowoc on Saturday, May 28th!

The day-long event is free and open to the public, beginning at 10am with a flag ceremony, color guard, war bird flyover and the national anthem performed by 7-year-old sensation Liamani Segura.

As part of the celebration, The Honor Ride is staged (beginning and ending at Wisconsin H-D) to include hundreds of motorcycles as well as JEEPs which will transport WWII and Korean War veterans who wish to participate in the ride to the Milwaukee War Memorial, where a wreath ceremony of remembrance will be held.

The day will culminate with an evening showing of “Honor Flight:  One Last Mission” on the big screen under the stars with some of the WWII Veterans from the movie in attendance.

Get more details and register for the Honor Ride at wishd.com

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Lisa Lampanelli

Saturday, June 4th, 2016 - 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Pabst Theater
144 E. Wells St.

The lovable ‘Queen of Mean’ returns to Milwaukee! This equal opportunity offender is a regular on Howard Stern, and she has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Show with David Letterman,” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and many more. Don’t miss Lisa’s playfully diabolical brand of no holds barred comedy live at The Pabst!

Tickets are on sale now for $39.50 at PabstTheater.org and the Pabst Theater Box Office (fees may apply).

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Benefit for Firefighter Rudi Betancourt

Friday, June 10th, 2016 - 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Metal Grill
5036 S. Packard Ave

In March of this year Firefighter Rudi Betancourt (Tina Walker’s son) was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. As a probationary Firefighter  Rudi did not have a lot of sick time and being a young man Rudi didn’t have the funds to pay for all of the pending medical bills. Rudi has since started chemo therapy and is dealing with having cancer.

Come out and support Rudi and help raise funds so he and his family don’t have to worry about finances or him being away from work.

Minimum donation of $10 at the door and promise live music, raffles, and a good time had by all. More details at themetalgrill.com

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Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run 2016

Saturday, June 11th, 2016 - 7:00 am - 10:00 am
at Summerfest Grounds
200 N. Harbor Drive

“Take it to the Bridge!” and join thousands of runners at the 6th annual Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run presented by BMO Harris Bank on Saturday, June 11th!

The event features three distances (half marathon, quarter marathon and 5K) and gives participants the opportunity to run over the Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge.

Register now at rocknsolerun.com

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Heart of Canal Street applications now being accepted

Friday, June 17th, 2016 - 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

For more than two decades, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community program, Heart of Canal Street, has enhanced and improved the lives of children and their families in southeastern Wisconsin. Local charities once again have the opportunity to become part of this special tradition as applications for the 2016 program are now being accepted through Friday, June 17, 2016.

Since its inception in 1994, Heart of Canal Street has contributed nearly $16 million to hundreds of charities.

To be eligible, an organization must have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, serve a primary client base of children younger than 18 years of age and be located within Milwaukee, Racine, Washington, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Dodge, Jefferson, Kenosha, Sheboygan or Walworth counties.

Local non-profit organizations can find the application online at paysbig.com

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Kevin James

Friday, June 17th, 2016 - 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Riverside Theater
116 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Kevin James returns to stand-up! It’s your first chance to catch this movie star in a theater!

Tickets are on sale now for $76 / $55 / $39.50 at RiversideTheater.org and the Riverside Theater Box Office (fees may apply).

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Jay Mohr

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Turner Hall Ballroom
1032 N. 4th St.

Named one of Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand Ups of All Time, veteran comedian Jay Mohr has traversed the comedy, film and radio world as a Saturday Night Live cast member, a breakout role in Jerry Maguire, Fox Sports Radio, The Mohr Stories podcast and much more.

Tickets are on sale now for $32.50 at turnerhallballroom.org and at The Pabst or The Riverside Theater Box Offices (fees may apply).

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Summerfest 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 - Sunday, July 10th, 2016 - 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
at Summerfest Grounds
200 N. Harbor Drive

Summerfest 2016 more than 800 bands play across the 11 stages featured on the grounds from June 29-July 10 (closed Monday, July 4).

Here’s just a few of the grounds stage shows we’re planning on seeing with an ice cold Miller Lite and a Saz’s sampler platter:

• Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – Wed, June 29 | 10p @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard 
• “Weird Al” Yankovic
– Wed, June 29 | 10p @ Uline Warehouse
• Styx
 – Thu, June 30 | 9:45p @ BMO Harris Pavilion
• Blue Oyster Cult
  – Sat, July 2 | 4p @ BMO Harris Pavilion
• Billy Idol – Sat, July 2 | 9:45p @ BMO Harris Pavilion
• Rise Against  – Sun, July 3 | 10p @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse
• Hollywood Vampires
– Tue, July 5 | 9:45p @ BMO Harris Pavilion
Mike D (of Beastie Boys) – Wed, July 6 | 10p @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard
• 38 Special – Thu, July 7 | 9:30p @ Uline Warehouse
• Cheap Trick
– Thu, July 7 | 9:45p @ BMO Harris Pavilion
• Skillet  – Sat, July 9 | 10p @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse
• 311 – Sun, July 10 | 10p @ Miller Lite Oasis

Keep listening to score your FREE Summerfest tickets!

Get more details and the full line-up at summerfest.com

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