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Upcoming Events

Empty Bowls
Pancake Breakfast & Easter Egg Hunt
Spring Park Project/Clean-up Day
Movie Night
Music in the Park
Fall Park Clean-up Day


Empty Bowls
Saturday, February 17
4:00-6:00 p.m.

Sample delicious soups made by West Allis area restaurants and benefit those in need at the same time! Soup meal is $5.00. Entertainment provided by West Allis area student musicians. Ceramic bowls available for sale. Event held in upper level of the park pavilion. In addition to financial proceeds, non-perishable food and clothing items will also be collected to benefit local food pantries. Participating businesses include State Fair Inn, Pallas Restaurant, Chef Paz, Senor Sol, West Allis Cheese and Sausage, Urban Joe Cafe and Fillippo's. Soups will also be contributed by many talented, local, amateur chefs!

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Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 31
Breakfast: 8:00-10:45 a.m.
Egg Hunt: 11:00 a.m.

Our Easter Egg Hunt keeps getting bigger and better every year, and we'll be serving pancakes and sausage to help you get ready for it! Breakfast will be served in the upper level of the pavilion. Cost of the breakfast is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children. Children under two eat for free. The Easter Egg Hunt is free to all participants; infants to children 11 years of age are welcome. Arrive early to make sure you're ready when the hunt begins!

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Spring Park Project/Clean-up Day

Saturday, May 5
9:00-11:00 a.m.

Help us get the Park ready for the summer season! We'll clean up garbage, rake leaves, get the flower boxes ready for planting and take on small repair/restoration projects. Scout troops and other volunteer groups welcome to help! Rain date is scheduled for Saturday, May 12.

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Movie Night
Friday, June 8
Movie begins at dusk


Celebrate the start of summer by joining us for a free outdoor movie! Snacks available for sale. Bring a chair and non-alcoholic beverages. Check back at a later time for the title of the featured movie. Movie begins at dusk.

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Music in the Park
Saturday, September 8
4:00-6:00 p.m.


The Garlic Mustard Pickers will provide a relaxing mix of Celtic and Renaissance style music under the trees of Picnic Site #3. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy early fall at LaFollette Park. Roast pork sandwiches and chicken available for sale.

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Fall Park Clean-up Day
Saturday, November 3
9:00-11:00 a.m.


We'll gather to do a final clean-up of the park and minor repairs/restorations before winter comes. Scout troops and other volunteer groups are welcome to help! Rain date is Saturday, November 10.

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