JULY 15 FROM 7-9 P.M. | WASHINGTON PARK
There’s no need to rock the boat at this event. Enjoy a relaxing kayaking excursion with family and friends this weekend. This event is open to teens and adults. Register now for $12.
JULY 16 FROM 9:30-11:30 A.M. | WASHINGTON PARK
Start your morning off right with fresh coffee, pastries and a scenic canoe or kayak trip around Washington Park Lagoon. Attendees must register ahead of time. The event is $16 per person.
JULY 17 FROM 3-7 P.M. | RIVERSIDE PARK
Who said summer camps are just for kids? At this one, you must be 21 or older to enter. New Belgium Brewery is teaming up with the Urban Ecology Center to create an epic outdoorsy summer experience. You can go rock climbing, paddling on the river, taste different beers and more! Register now for $60.
JULY 19 FROM NOON-1 P.M. | MENOMONEE VALLEY
At this free event, you can view larval Monarch butterflies up close. Help the Urban Ecology Center monitor the Monarch population in the area. Learning things during the summer has never been so fun or easy.
JULY 23 FROM 10 A.M.-NOON | RIVERSIDE PARK
For this free, family-friendly event, the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum Wonder Wagon is making a stop at the Riverside Park center. This brightly colored “wagon” gives a chance for kids to try out hands-on and collaborative activities and art.
JULY 27 FROM 9-11 A.M. | MENOMONEE VALLEY
ROOT stands for Restoring Our Outdoors Together. Stop by and help out with invasive species removal, trail work, planting and more. Any helpers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
JULY 30 FROM 9:30 A.M.-NOON | RIVERSIDE VALLEY
Art and biking are a Milwaukee match made in heaven. Join the Urban Ecology Center crew for a 2.3-mile bike ride downtown to explore Sculpture Milwaukee’s 2022 outdoor exhibit titled Nature Doesn’t Know About Us. Sculpture Milwaukee staff member will meet the group to give a tour of the public art gallery. Teens and adults are welcome. Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for kids.