Monday, June 11, 2012
School's out for summer, and there is plenty for you and your family to do in and around Greenfield. From great citywide events to local hot spots, there's something for everyone.
The temperatures are getting hotter and the kids are out of school. If you haven't started already it's time to plan out your summer, and Greenfield Patch is here to help. We've put together a list of some of the great events that are happening right here in Greenfield, starting later this month! The Greenfield Parks and Recreation Department will be showing three family-friendly films on 12-foot screens three times this summer, right in Konkel Park, starting June 30 with Puss & Boots at approximately 8:45 p.m. The other movies are The Muppets at 8:30 p.m. July 28, and The Adventures of Tintin at 8 p.m. Aug. 18. Get ready to spend your day celebrating our nation's independence at the city's daylong event at Konkel Park, thanks to the …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Drop the kids off at one of these locations while you shop!
Let the kids have some fun while you get your holiday shopping finished. Or maybe you just need time to wrap your gifts. Either way, here are a few area organizations offering to watch your kids why you make a dent in that holiday to-do list. Friday Night Frenzy 5:30-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 Greenfield Community Center - Jansen Fest Hall 7215 W. Cold Spring Rd. Ages: 4-10 $17 per child for Greenfield residents;$34 per child for non-residents Register with Greenfield Parks & Recreation Department at 414-3259-5370. Movies, munchies and games galore! Night begins with a pizza dinner followed by activities like the parachute and relay races. The night concludes with a snack and movie shown on the super-sized jumbo screen. Parent's Night Out 6-11…
Sunday, November 13, 2011
There are several places to find help here in and around Greenfield.
For some, the start of the holiday season is not joyous or exciting. But support groups can be a fantastic resource for those who need help, and there are a few support groups here in Greenfield or just next door that meet at local churches or organizations. Abuse Recovery: Abuse comes in many different forms. Meet with real people that have encountered, and are recovering, from a wide variety of different forms of abuse. For more information, call Elim Tabernacle at 414-282-1170, 8 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday (or leave voice message), or e-mail email@example.com. Addiction Recovery: Meet people who are living life free of alcohol, drugs, pornography and sexual addictions. Without shame or stereotyping, receive compassionate and …
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Cook, sew or decorate cakes? Well, you're in luck because we've assembled a guide to send you in the right direction.
You can learn a new skill, or new techniques, by taking classes right here in the Greenfield area. Check out some of the classes offered nearby: Cooking: Cake Decorating: Sewing:
Friday, November 11, 2011
Stay active during the winter months with the many recreational options Greenfield has to offer.
Looking to stay active during the colder months of the year? Thanks to the Greenfield Parks & Recreation Department, Greenfield Community Services and the Southwest YMCA, you're covered with league sports and more for kids and adults. Winter Sports Downhill Ski & Snowboarding Ice Skating Team Sports / Leagues for Adults Dodgeball: Volleyball: Basketball: Non-League Sports for Adults and/or Teens Youth Sports Soccer Basketball Football Hockey Dodgeball Bowling
Friday, November 4, 2011
The city has a rich, 150-year history with several buildings erected in the 1800s.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? How about a trip down memory lane? Greenfield's rich history is on display throughout the 150-year-old city. Below is a list of historic places and sites, according to the Wisconsin Historical Society. In addition, the Greenfield Historical Society is a useful resource to learn more about the city's history. So, hop in your car and cruise from one end of the city to the other and check out Greenfield's oldest homes and buildings. Current Name: Bodamer Log Cabin Location: 5601 W. Layton Ave. Material: Log Construction Date: 1836 Wisconsin Historical Society Notes: originally at S. 76th Street and Cold Spring Road but moved to its present location in the early 1960s when the historical society …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Places to mingle, drink coffee, read and relax are nearby.
Need a quiet place to get some work done or a quick pick-me-up during the middle of the day? Greenfield has a few places to get coffee, ranging from cafes to diners. Many of these locations are also great places to people watch, mingle and read the newspaper or — of course — Greenfield.patch.com on your laptop or tablet. Starbucks 4741 S. 76th St., Greenfield, WI 53220 (414) 817-1932 Vici Beans Internet Cafe 4111 S. 108th St. Greenfield, WI 53228-1944 (414) 525-0200 George Webb 6231 S. 27th St., Milwaukee, WI 53221 (414) 761-5991 Barnes & Noble Bookstore Cafe 4935 S. 76th St. Greenfield, WI 53220 (414) 281-8222 Zebb's Restaurant 2701 W Morgan Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53221 (414) 384-6400 Gloria Jean's Coffee Bean 5300 S. 76th St., Greendale, …
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Donate your time and talent to one of these organizations.
For many, money is tight, making it hard to make financial donations to worthy causes. But you still feel the need to do something. Greenfield Patch has put together a list of organizations that are looking for volunteers. If you have the time, you can make a difference. City of Greenfield Parks & Recreation Department 7325 W Forest Home Ave. 414-329-5370 Volunteer Opportunities: Boerner Botanical Gardens 9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners 414-525-5650 Volunteer Opportunities: For more information: Boerner Botanical Gardens Volunteer Opportunities Greenfield Public Library 5310 W. Layton Ave. 414-321-9595 Volunteer Opportunities: For more information: Greenfield Public Library Go to: About: Jobs & Volunteering YMCA 11311 W. Howard Ave. 414-…
Saturday, October 22, 2011
These Greenfield spas have you covered.
Greenfield Patch has discovered a few places right here in Greenfield where you can be pampered with a massage, facial or other spa treatments. Massage Envy 7985 W Layton Ave 414-325-3689 Massage Envy provides many different types of therapeutic massage with experienced, licensed/certified/registered (to state and local requirements) massage therapists. Massages include trigger point, Swedish, deep tissue, sports, reflexology, cranial sacral, hot stone, prenatal and geriatric. Taglio Salon & Spa 3817 S. 108th Street 414-732-2030 Taglio Salon & Spa offers a range of massage and body wrap services. Massage include hot stone, relaxation and mini-massages. Wraps include body polish, aromatherapy hot oil wraps, slimming algae wraps and …
Friday, October 21, 2011
Celebrate your birthday at one of these local establishments.
It's your birthday — celebrate in style! This birthday guide is designed to tell you which Greenfield establishments will celebrate with you with something free: a shot, drink or food. Get a free drink or shot on your birthday at these taverns and restaurants: Fin ‘N Feathers 4600 W. Loomis Road, Greenfield 414-282-4410 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Thursday Noon to 2:30 a.m. Friday 10 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday Outdoor seating available year-round; heaters provided in winter. Grainger's Pub & Grill 3400 W. Loomis Road, Greenfield (414) 282-9917 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday Jimmy K's Bar and Grill (inside Southridge Athletic Club) 6815 W. Edgerton Ave. 414-421-6244 Grill …