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GLIN==> Pier Wisconsin's Freshwater Festival - July 26th



Posted on behalf of Mike Friis <Michael.Friis@doa.state.wi.us>

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Pier Wisconsin's Freshwater Festival - July 26th
www.pierwisconsin.org

Pier Wisconsin is hosting an exciting Celebration of Freshwater Festival
free to the general public, on Milwaukee's lakefront on Saturday July 26,
2003.

2003 has been named the International Year of Freshwater by the United
Nations and the year of Water in Wisconsin by the Governor of Wisconsin.
There is no better time than summer to bring family and friends together on
the beautiful waters of Lake Michigan, to celebrate our most precious
natural resource freshwater.

A fun filled day includes:

-Denis Sullivan sails and deck tours

-Tours on the Neeskay, the Great Lakes WATER Institute?s research vessel

-Speaker, Tim Kent, Captain of Everest Horizontal

-Art contests, performances & music

-Fun kid's games, activities & prizes

-Sailing & canoeing

-Live critters

-Water exhibits, demonstrations and local citizen science projects

-UWM WATER Institute, DNR and MMSD exhibits highlighting the latest research

-Maritime history

-Celebrity Walk the Plank Dunk Tank

-Vendors, Food & Bevies

-And much more!


WHERE:
Pier Wisconsin and Urban Park (land to the west)
500 N. Harbor Drive   Milwaukee    414.276.7700
www.pierwisconsin.org

WHEN:    Saturday, July 26, 2003    11 AM to 5 PM

River to Lake Canoe Trips:

Embark on a journey down the Milwaukee River from the Urban Ecology Center
(UEC) at Riverside Park to the harbor and then to the Pier Wisconsin
festival grounds!

Your adventure starts at 9 AM and will drop you off at the festival around
noon.

Call Dan at UEC at 414.964-8505 to sign up!




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