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1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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A great lake shore hang out. Be sure to check out the kite shop, perfect for sunny (albeit windy) days.
 
Upcoming events

Sept. 10, 2016 - Sept. 11, 2016
Maggiano's Frank Mots Int'l Kite Festival

On Saturday, September 10th, and Sunday September 11th, The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, along with Gift of Wings, are presenting the MAGGIANO’S FRANK MOTS INT’L Kite Festival...38 Years, in Veterans Park on Milwaukee's lakefront. The event will begin at 10:00 am and run through 5:00 pm, with the Fast Track GRAND LAUNCH of 600+ kites at NOON! Now TWO great days of high flying fun!! I am excited to announce that The Chicago Fire Kite Team from Chicago, and Team O2, precision kite flying teams, will be performing three times each day during this event. Connor and Amy Doran, top 12 finalist from “America’s Got Talent” will be our guests once again. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGvL7OTr2_0 Yves Laforest, and the Canadian Dream team from Montreal, Quebec, will be making their 16th appearance at Mots, flying the All NEW MEGA Octopus kite, and the Giant MANTA RAY kite. The Octopus kite is 150 feet in length and 50 feet wide. TOO MUCH FUN, a four member kite flying team from Los Angeles will be featured for the third time in Milwaukee during the Mots Kite Festival. http://youtu.be/2msDwNAiCzM Milwaukee's own Mike Delfar and Racine’s Dan Newman, both Professional kite flyers, will also be performing.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXlsnXjvF2I. We will be giving away free kites to the first 100 kids that participate in the Kaplin University "KIDS MAD DASH". Imagine 100 kids launching their kites all at the same time. LOOK OUT!! Brett Williams, the Kite Whispererer, will be giving FREE KITE FLYING LESSONS. Kites and food are available for purchase during the event at the Gift of Wings Kite Store. This fun filled family event is FREE to all, with plenty of FREE parking.

Sept. 17, 2016
The Glo Run 5K Chip Timed - Milwaukee

Night time 5K

Sept. 18, 2016
Milwaukee Heart & Stroke Walk and 5K Fun Run

Join us for the American Heart Association's 2016 Milwaukee Heart & Stoke Walk and Fun Run. The free event features fun activities for the whole family, healthy snacks, and interactive booths to help you start living a more heart-healthy lifestyle! Gates open at 8:30am.The 5K Fun Run kicks off at 9:15am. There will be a short program at 10am followed by your choice of a 1 mile route or a 3 mile route. Admission is FREE and open to the public, but donations are encouraged and appreciated! Register at MilwaukeeHeartWalk.org

Oct. 8, 2016 - Oct. 8, 2016
free to Breathe 7th Annual Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk

October 8, 2016 | 9:15 a.m. You can help double lung cancer survival! By participating and choosing to fundraise, you’re helping us raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. Help build the movement! Form a Free to Breathe team and ask friends, family members, neighbors and coworkers to join you.

Oct. 8, 2016 - Oct. 8, 2016
Milwaukee Free to Breathe Run/Walk

You can become a lung cancer hero! Fundraise and register to walk or run with hundreds of community members as they gather at the Milwaukee Free to Breathe Run/Walk October 8th at Veterans Park in Milwaukee. The inspirational day will include a 5K run/walk or a 1-mile walk, along with family friendly activities, a local DJ and silent auction. All proceeds from the event support Free to Breathe, a nonprofit lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring surviving lung cancer is the expectation, not the exception. Help us double lung cancer survival by 2022! To register and begin fundraising, visit freetobreathe.org. 8:00 a.m. – Registration and check-in 9:15 a.m. – Opening Rally 9:30.m. – Warm-up and 1-mile walk start 9:40 a.m. – 5K run and walk start 10:50 a.m. – Silent auction closes 11:00 a.m. – Closing Rally Register: Online (closes October 5th $25 / $15* Mail-In (must be received by October 3rd $28 / $18* Event Day (beginning at 8:00 a.m.): $30 / $20* *Youth ages 12 & under



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