The historic era and "Can Do" attitude of Wisconsin's own CCC camps are brought to life on July 22 at the Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet Str., with a 12:15pm performance of "Camp We-Kan-Tak-It," created by Milwaukee Public Theatre and Voices Theatre. The performance is based on WI CCC camp newspapers and incorporates original photos, drawings, songs and stories from the 1930's, bringing to life what many young men faced during the Depression and emphasizing the positive evnvironmental effects of the project. For more information or to sign up for the bus tour, call MPT at (414) 347-1685 or visit the company website: www.milwaukeepublictheatre.org.
Join the celebration! On Sunday, July 18th the beautiful Grant Park, 100 E. Hawthorne Ave., will be celebrating 100 years as a spendid recreational destination in the 2009 National Gold Medal Winning Milwaukee County Parks System. Located in South Milwaukee and bordered by the sparkling waters of Lake Michigan, this century celebration starts at 7am and runs until 7pm. It is free and open to the public and everyone is invited and welcome to attend. The day is packed full of exciting events and activities for all ages. A "Passport to Fun" will be offered at multiple locations throughout the park. The passport can be stamped at each location and entered in a drawing for prizes. Live music will be performed by "Elvis and All the King's Men" from 4-7pm. Don't miss this one. For more information visit countyparks.com