Zumba in the Garden
Jul
22
11:30 am11:30

Zumba in the Garden

  • Neighborhood House Garden

July 22nd 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Neighborhood House Garden, 27th & Richardson
Instructor: Rose Tapia

Yoga in the Garden
Jul
29
10:00 am10:00

Yoga in the Garden

  • Niggela Common

July 29th 10am-11am
Location: Nigella Commons, 118 West Nash Street
Instructor: Emily Soulshine

Suggested Donation $5

Zumba in the Garden
Aug
5
11:30 am11:30

Zumba in the Garden

  • Martin Drive Community Garden

August 5th 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Martin Drive Community Garden, 1335 North 46th Street
Instructor: Linda Brown

Suggested Donation of $5

Yoga in the Garden
Aug
12
10:00 am10:00

Yoga in the Garden

  • Kilbourn Garden at Kadish Park

August 12th 10am-11am
Location: Kilbourn Garden, North Ave between Booth and Weil
You can park on Garfield and Booth
Instructor: Emily Soulshine

Suggested Donation $5

Beyond Design Bike Tour
Aug
17
8:00 am08:00

Beyond Design Bike Tour

The Beyond Design Bike Tour

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Groundwork Milwaukee is excited to announce that we have been selected for the Eppstein Uhen Architects annual Beyond Design Bike Tour!! 

Eppstein Uhen Foundation is pleased to present our 13th Annual Beyond Design Bike Tour on August 17, 2017! Once again, we will be bringing together our partners, clients, friends and family for a fun day of biking on a beautiful scenic Wisconsin route in support of a worthy cause. There will be mileage options from approximately 20 mile route all the way to 100 miles, so riders of all abilities are welcome. The ride concludes with a dinner and networking event.

Interested in Riding on the Groundwork MKE Team or Volunteering?

There are many volunteering opportunities leading up to the event as well as day of the event If you are interested in learning more or if you would like to test your endurance on a bike and join the GWMKE Team, email Matt@groundworkmke.org for more information on how to sign up

Official Website: http://tinyurl.com/ycx5vr3h

Zumba in the Garden
Aug
19
11:30 am11:30

Zumba in the Garden

  • Green Tree Community Garden

August 19th 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Green Tree Community Garden, 6767 North 60th Street
Instructor: Rose Tapia
Suggested Donation $5


Yoga in the Garden
Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

Yoga in the Garden

  • Scooter's Garden

July 15th 10am-11am
Location: Scooter's Garden 2462 North Buffum Street
Instructor: Emily Soulshine

Suggested Donation $5

Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

Kilbourn Garden Workday

  • Kilbourn Garden at Kadish Park

 Every 3rd Saturday of the Month Kilbourn Work Days (10:00-2:00) – There will be General Work Days at Kilbourn Garden every 3rd Saturday of the Month starting in May. Some of the possible tasks could range from turning compost, wood chipping path, garden maintenance. Groundwork Milwaukee will provide tools and wheelbarrows on these days. So come on out and help the community help the garden. Other 3rd Saturdays are: May 20th, June 17th, July 15th, August 19th

Zumba in the Garden
Jul
8
11:30 am11:30

Zumba in the Garden

  • Story Garden


July 8th 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Story Garden, 29th & Burnham
Instructor: Rose Tapia

Suggested Donation of $5

Zumba in the Garden
Jun
24
11:30 am11:30

Zumba in the Garden

  • Victory Over Violence

June 24th 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Victory Over Violence Park, 2625 North Dr. MLK Drive
Instructor: Linda Brown

Suggested Donation of $5

Jun
23
4:30 pm16:30

Volunteer Orientation Happy Hour

  • Groundwork Office

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Groundwork Milwaukee. We would like to invite you to our Volunteer Orientation Happy Hour event at our office’s at 1845 N. Farwell, Friday June 23rd at 4:30-5:30pm. Come learn more about the Groundwork Lifestyle, volunteer opportunities, and how you can help make an impact on our shared community. Beverages and snacks will be provided. Please RSVP if you will be able to attend.

Jun
20
5:00 pm17:00

Starting a Community Garden/ CIP Grant Info Session

  • Milwaukee Public Library - Atkinson Branch

Join us Tuesday, June 20th for an informational on how to Start a Community Garden, followed by a discussion of how to apply for a CIP Grant

Location: Milwaukee Public Library Atkinson Library Community Room

5-6pm How to start a Community Garden

6-7pm CIP Information Session

Yoga in the Garden
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Yoga in the Garden

  • Bluemound Heights

June 17 10am-11am
Location: Bluemound Heights, 63 & Stevenson
Instructor: Emily Soulshine

Suggested Donation $5

 Kilbourn Garden Build
Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Kilbourn Garden Build

  • Kilbourn Garden

join us from 9:00-4:00out at Kilbourn Garden for a Garden Build! We will be fixing up and rebuilding damaged beds, as well as building a few new ones. (If weather does not permit May 6th is the back-up day)

Planting Seeds Screening
Apr
15
1:00 pm13:00

Planting Seeds Screening

  • Outpost Natural Foods

FREE SCREENING of "Planting Seeds" - a documentary short about our Young Farmers Program. The short was recently screened at the WI film festival and has been submitted to the Milwaukee Film festival as well!

 

 

SEE THE TRAILER HERE

 

Young Farmers Program teaches elementary and middle school youth small business skills through urban agriculture entrepreneurship - while fostering summer time literacy and healthy lifestyles.

Apr
15
11:00 am11:00

Neighborhood Clean-up

  • Scooter's Garden

Come join us from 11:00-2:00, Saturday, April 15th  for a neighborhood clean up. We will start at Scooters Garden which is located on 2462 N Buffum St. and walk down to Riverwest Garden School which is located on the corner of Bremen and Clark. You can also learn about all the exciting things to come from Riverwest Garden School. 

*If you have gloves and rakes please bring them with you.
 

"Planting Seeds" - Young Farmers' Farmumentary Screening:
Mar
10
7:00 pm19:00

"Planting Seeds" - Young Farmers' Farmumentary Screening:

  • Urban Harvest Brewery

"Planting Seeds" - Young Farmers' Farmumentary Screening:

Join Groundwork MKE for the FREE premier of Planting Seeds – a FARMumentary (documentary-short) about our Young Farmers during the 2016 growing season.

The screening will be held at Urban Harvest Brewery Friday March 10th from 7-8 including Q&A following the film with program manager – Nick DeMarsh and film maker – John Flaig. Stay after for conversations with fellow urban agriculture enthusiasts from 8-9 and to enjoy the wonderful new brews created by Urban Harvest. 

RSVP HERE TO RESERVE A SEAT

*All are welcome! If you would like to reserve a seat please RSVP at the above link and arrive by 6:45pm. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis. Standing room available.

SEE THE TRAILER HERE

Feb
4
10:00 am10:00

Groundhogs Day Garden Leader Symposium

  • Urban Ecology Center

Attend the 2017 Garden Leader Symposium. Learn how to start a community garden, apply for Community Improvement Plan (CIP) grants, the unveiling of GroundworkMKE 2017 schedule of events and workshops, hear community speakers, apply for garden and hydrant permits and much more!

The event will be held Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at the Menomonee Valley Urban Ecology Center - 3700 W. Pierce St. Milwaukee WI 53215

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - North Side Tour
Sep
17
2:00 pm14:00

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - North Side Tour

GWM's annual Garden Crawl takes participants on an interactive tour of resident-led community gardens located within the City of Milwaukee. At each stop, garden leaders host a short tour that includes a brief history of the space and provide tasty food samples fresh from the garden. 

This year, the event will take place during Doors Open on Saturday, September 17th and will include two separate tours. The north side tour will take place from 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Tickets are $20 and will be available beginning September 1st at 9:00am on Doors Open Milwaukee's website. With a capacity of just 30 people per tour, tickets are expected to go fast!

If you're interested in learning more about Milwaukee's urban agriculture movement and the residents who make it happen, be sure to attend this exciting event.

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - South Side Tour
Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

GWM Annual Garden Crawl - South Side Tour

GWM's annual Garden Crawl takes participants on an interactive tour of resident-led community gardens located within the City of Milwaukee. At each stop, garden leaders host a short tour that includes a brief history of the space and provide tasty food samples fresh from the garden. 

This year, the event will take place during Doors Open on Saturday, September 17th and will include two separate tours. The south side tour will take place from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tickets are $20 and will be available beginning September 1st at 9:00am on Doors Open Milwaukee's website. With a capacity of just 30 people per tour, tickets are expected to go fast!

If you're interested in learning more about Milwaukee's urban agriculture movement and the residents who make it happen, be sure to attend this exciting event.

 

"Salsa, Salsa" Contest
Aug
21
5:00 pm17:00

"Salsa, Salsa" Contest

  • Danceworks

Now that the tomato harvest has begun, let's enjoy it! Join Groundwork Milwaukee for our first salsa contest - a potluck with a twist. 

Have you ever wanted to try salsa dancing? Well here's your chance. The night will include a free dance class.

Whether this is your first time, you're a seasoned veteran or just interested in watching, enjoy the music with some chips and fresh salsa. Everyone is welcome!

This new event is a fun way to meet fellow gardeners and local food lovers alike. The event will take place at Danceworks on Sunday, August 21st from 5:00 - 7:30pm. 

Bring a homemade salsa to get in FREE or pay $3 at the door. 

Beverages including beer from Lakefront Brewery and Mojitos with locally grown mint will be available for purchase.

RSVP today on our Facebook page and spread the word.