Milwaukee's Garden District

Milwaukee's Garden District 13th Aldermanic District A council of affiliated neighborhood associations

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Wanna support the Garden District for projects and neighborhood events? You can help out through Amazon Smile. Amazon wi...
09/13/2021
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Wanna support the Garden District for projects and neighborhood events? You can help out through Amazon Smile. Amazon will donate 1% of your purchases. Sign up instructions follow:

Sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser. From your desktop, go to Your Account then scroll down until you get to Other programs and select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page. Select a new charitable organization to support. In the box under Or pick your own charitable organization type in the box Garden District Neighborhood Association Inc then click on search. Once it comes up click on select.

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Great resource fair for older adults at Wilson Park Senior Center Wednesday, September 15 from 9am-1pm. Stop on by the G...
09/10/2021

Great resource fair for older adults at Wilson Park Senior Center Wednesday, September 15 from 9am-1pm. Stop on by the Garden District table!

Great resource fair for older adults at Wilson Park Senior Center Wednesday, September 15 from 9am-1pm. Stop on by the Garden District table!

Perfect night for a movie under the stars. Thank you again to our sponsors and volunteers!
08/28/2021

Perfect night for a movie under the stars. Thank you again to our sponsors and volunteers!

Some new eats on Layton Ave
08/27/2021

Some new eats on Layton Ave

Movies in the Garden Friday, August 27 at 7:30 pm. Featured movie is Tom & Jerry sponsored by Paulette Kowalski of Shore...
08/24/2021

Movies in the Garden Friday, August 27 at 7:30 pm. Featured movie is Tom & Jerry sponsored by Paulette Kowalski of Shorewest Realtors and Cheryl Severin of Luepke Insurance. Popcorn will be handed out by Stubby of Marcus South Shore Cinema.

Next Monday August 23 from 5-8 pm is the MPD 6th District National Night Out. Come join the fun
08/19/2021

Next Monday August 23 from 5-8 pm is the MPD 6th District National Night Out. Come join the fun

Next Monday August 23 from 5-8 pm is the MPD 6th District National Night Out. Come join the fun

Thank you Officers Garcia and Ward for teaching the children bike safety at our Stories in the Garden event.
08/19/2021

Thank you Officers Garcia and Ward for teaching the children bike safety at our Stories in the Garden event.

Obstacle course set up for bike safety. Bring your wheels
08/18/2021

Obstacle course set up for bike safety. Bring your wheels

Obstacle course set up for bike safety. Bring your wheels

Here is the list of houses on the tour Saturday July 31 from 10am-2pm
07/30/2021

Here is the list of houses on the tour Saturday July 31 from 10am-2pm

Here is the list of houses on the tour Saturday July 31 from 10am-2pm

Here's a sneak preview at some of the homes on our garden tour next Saturday. Addresses will be posted next week.
07/22/2021

Here's a sneak preview at some of the homes on our garden tour next Saturday. Addresses will be posted next week.

Our calendar of events
07/17/2021

Our calendar of events

Our calendar of events

Until noon today - apologiesfor the lateness. Just learned about it.
07/10/2021

Until noon today - apologies
for the lateness. Just learned about it.

FREE FREE FREE - Happening today at 10am till 12pm while supplies. Look for the black tent along Kinninickinnic River Parkway by District 6. McgGruff the crime fighting dog will be out between 11am and 12pm to help out.

2021 CK11 wireless Bluetooth 5.0 in car speakerphone offers upgraded enhanced audio for a better driving experience. Connect to Siri or Google Assistant with ease and operate your phone safely via voice commands. For cars without Bluetooth capability.

07/08/2021

We are getting some of our events back on the calendar! More details to follow but sneak preview:
Stories in the Garden - August 18 from 6-7 pm
National Night Out - August 23 from 5-8 pm at MPD Dist. 6
Movies in the Garden - August 27 at dusk
Trick or Treat in the Gardens - October 20

Any suggestions for which movie to be shown is welcome!

Job fair this Saturday from 10 am-noon at 2900 w. Coldspring Rd
06/01/2021

Job fair this Saturday from 10 am-noon at 2900 w. Coldspring Rd

Job fair this Saturday from 10 am-noon at 2900 w. Coldspring Rd

05/24/2021

Back by popular demand the driving tour of homes in the Garden District will be held July 31 from 10am- 2pm. Please submit nominations by June 30 by calling 414-379-2450, emailing [email protected] or sending a PM with name and address. We ask you get the permission of the neighbor you are nominating. In the end, 12 homes will be selected to view.

Stop on by! The Perennial Exchange going on until noon. Rain barrel still up for grabs.
05/22/2021

Stop on by! The Perennial Exchange going on until noon. Rain barrel still up for grabs.

Photos from Town of Lake Neighborhood Association's post
04/24/2021

Photos from Town of Lake Neighborhood Association's post

Thanks Reiser family  for picking up trash at the Gardens. 9 hours in and still going!
04/20/2021

Thanks Reiser family for picking up trash at the Gardens. 9 hours in and still going!

Thanks Reiser family for picking up trash at the Gardens. 9 hours in and still going!

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Winter Wonderland display for next year. Special shout out to Paulette at Shore...
01/18/2021

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Winter Wonderland display for next year. Special shout out to Paulette at Shorewest Realty for the Culver's ice cream tokens to give away to those who donated.

If you are donating lights or displays today, we have a plant for you to take home and another thank you. Drop-off is be...
01/16/2021

If you are donating lights or displays today, we have a plant for you to take home and another thank you. Drop-off is between 10am-1pm on 6th and Norwich. If you have a donation and cannot make it today, call 414-379-2450 to make other arrangements

If you are donating lights or displays today, we have a plant for you to take home and another thank you. Drop-off is between 10am-1pm on 6th and Norwich. If you have a donation and cannot make it today, call 414-379-2450 to make other arrangements

01/15/2021

We will be collecting lights and Christmas displays again Saturday January 16 from 10am-1pm. Thanks to all who donate and volunteer to make our Winter Wonderland possible

01/05/2021

Donate new or used lights or outdoor displays for use in the Garden District’s Wonderland block long display that provided enjoyment for hundreds of families this season.

When: Saturday January 9 and Saturday, January 16 from 10- 1 each day

Where: Farmers Market site 6th and Norwich

12/10/2020

Happening this Sunday, December 13 on 6th and Norwich from about 5:30-6:30 pm!

CHRISTMAS CARAVAN PRESS RELEASE
Milwaukee, Wisconsin- Professor Pinkerton’s Irrelevant Orchestra presents
The Christmas Caravan
, a mobile holiday stage show. The Irrelevant Orchestra is a local performance group focusing on early American roots music, music of the ‘hot jazz’ era, and are the feature band for the Deadman’s Carnival Circus and variety show. This December the Irrelevant Orchestra’s feature initiative
The Christmas Caravan
brings the joy of the holidays to neighborhoods and communities in Milwaukee atop its one-of-a-kind holiday entertainment innovation, a fully decorated Christmas concert
on wheels.

The Christmas Caravan runs off donations to support production costs with the singular mission of raising spirits in what has proven to be a challenging year. Simply put, “We believe hope is for everyone and not a luxury item”. The Christmas Caravan launches weekends from its housed location on the east side of Shorewood, Wisconsin. From there the show then travels to various locations throughout the evening with live updates on the Irrelevant Orchestra’s page (Prof Pinkertons Irrelevant Orchestra) and Twitter (@profpinkmke). The band hopes to provide entertainment throughout December with the community’s support, and encourages viewer participation in suggesting locations, charities, and causes to perform for this holiday season. If you would like to schedule an interview or book the Christmas Caravan for your event, please contact Professor Pinkerton at [email protected]

Milwaukee Police Department - District 6
12/10/2020

Milwaukee Police Department - District 6

Santa's helpers dropped off a magical mail box to District 6 today. It will be out with the District 6 CLOs at 250 W Holt Ave. (Pick N Save) between 4pm and 7pm on Friday, December 11th, during our Red Kettle challenge. Stop out and drop off your letter to Santa.

Milwaukee Police Department - District 6
12/05/2020

Milwaukee Police Department - District 6

#MKEPD #MPDDISTRICT6

The Garden District Winter Wonderland is lit! Stop by 6th and Howard to see the light display. Thank you to all the volu...
12/02/2020

The Garden District Winter Wonderland is lit! Stop by 6th and Howard to see the light display. Thank you to all the volunteers for making this possible but a special thank you to Terry Witkowski for organizing and seeing this through! ***There is no fee to walk through the Winter Wonderland. You can drive by or walk through at any time. Lights start at dusk and are lit every day for 8 hours. Lighting display will run through Jan 6. You can park on the street or in the parking lot south of the display***

It's beginning to look alot like a Winter Wonderland! Last work day tomorrow from 10am-3pm at 6th and Norwich. We need h...
11/29/2020

It's beginning to look alot like a Winter Wonderland! Last work day tomorrow from 10am-3pm at 6th and Norwich. We need help to finish so we can light it up December 1.

If you can spare an hour or more Saturday Nov 28 or Sunday Nov 29 there are still lots of lights and displays that we ne...
11/28/2020

If you can spare an hour or more Saturday Nov 28 or Sunday Nov 29 there are still lots of lights and displays that we need help with. We will be working both days from 10am-3pm. Come help us light up the block!

We are thankful for our volunteers! Almost 400 cards written to the vets who served our country. Happy Thanksgiving to a...
11/25/2020

We are thankful for our volunteers! Almost 400 cards written to the vets who served our country. Happy Thanksgiving to all!

11/02/2020

Since we are unable to get together to make cards for troops this year, Veterans Outreach is looking for people to write thank you for your service or greeting messages on the cards. They will send these cards out. If you are willing to write 5, 10 or ? cards, pm me, call Dawn at 414-379-2450, send an email to [email protected] or leave a message here. We have the cards and can tell you where to pick up on 3rd and Howard. Thanks!

Thank you everyone for participating in the tour of homes. In case you missed it, here are some photos taken by voluntee...
10/01/2020

Thank you everyone for participating in the tour of homes. In case you missed it, here are some photos taken by volunteers. Please post here if you have more to share. And don't forget to stop at the perennial exchange this Saturday from 10am-noon at 6 and Norwich. There may be something to add to your landscape.

09/28/2020

What: FALL PERENNIAL EXCHANGE
When: Saturday October 3, 2020
Time: 10AM to Noon,
Where: Parking lot at 6th and Norwich.
Cost: FREE
Thin out your excess plants and share them so others can continue to beautify the Garden District.
None to bring? Come and pick up free plants to beautify your home.

A spooktacular time!
09/25/2020

A spooktacular time!

Garden District tour of homes this Sunday 9/27 from 10am-2pm.
09/23/2020

Garden District tour of homes this Sunday 9/27 from 10am-2pm.

Address

3989 S. 6th Street
Milwaukee, WI
53207

General information

The Garden District Neighborhood Association (GDNA) is an ‘all-volunteer’ organization dedicated to serving and improving the quality of life for those who live in the 13th Aldermanic District of the City of Milwaukee. Our main objective is to enhance the quality of life for residents and neighbors through community beautification and sustainable landscape design. In partnership with the Gateway to Milwaukee Business Improvement District, the University of Wisconsin Extension, Marquette University, the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Energy Exchange, Inc., and other nonprofit organizations, GDNA volunteers have embarked on several ambitious neighborhood projects that limit stormwater discharge into our creeks and replenish groundwater. The most heralded of these is the establishment of the three-mile-long ‘6th street Green Corridor’ where bioswales with native plantings have been constructed to capture thousands of gallons of stormwater that would otherwise end up in the Wilson Park Creek, a tributary of the Kinnickinnic River. Other notable projects include our annual landscape design awards for residents and businesses in the Garden District; the creation of an active community garden where neighbors rent plots to grow vegetables; and this year’s ‘soft-opening’ of a 66-space Farmer’s Market to provide fresh, locally grown produce to our neighbors and our yearly Garden District Days Festival.

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Located in SE WI, Milwaukee. FREE Joe Pye W**d on the curb. FCFS, DM for address. Some are bare root and some still have the dirt on them and are nice big clumps. They have been cut back some what as they are at the end of their season.
I’d like to clean up the alley from S Griffin to the Burdick School sometime in the next two weekends. If anyone would like to help, let me know what day you’re available and we can plan our attack. (I could also do a weeknight…just a bit more restricted there.)
Someone is lost. Came in our yard on 6th and howard anyone know her
CALLING ALL NEIGHBORS! Thinking of selling? Give me a call!
If you are missing a black and white border collie type dog he or she was just running down Van Norman and 3rd and is currently by the creek between 5th and 6th street off of Layton ave behind TOPS. The dog was running very fast and afraid to come near me. Last spotted at 12:45 pm
This male Tabby cat has been visiting my home for a few weeks. Yesterday Urban Cat Coalition came out and trapped him. Is he yours? Location E. Morgan and S. Taylor Aves.
Hi everyone! I volunteer with the Urban Cat Coalition and if you're not familiar with us, we trap, neuter and release feral cats (so they're not making more and more babies) and also do foster to adopt of cats that are able to be socialized. We are attempting to trap a black cat, Baby, on 5th Place. She's the mom of another black one and a fuzzy brown one who are often with her. The key to getting her is for her to be hungry and want the food in the trap, so if anyone happens to be feeding cats (particularly if this sounds like a cat you've seen), please hold off. We really need her trapped and recovered before it's frigid out. Thank you! 😻
What: FALL PERENNIAL EXCHANGE When: Saturday October 3, 2020 Time: 10AM to Noon, Where: Parking lot at 6th and Norwich. Cost: FREE Thin out your excess plants and share them so others can continue to beautify the Garden District. None to bring? Come and pick up free plants to beautify your home.
Hi everyone, we are missing our cat, Nica. Please keep an eye out, she is very friendly and approachable. This is the only time she’s ever done this so I imagine she is confused and a bit scared. I would grately appreciate the help! 🙏 thank you
Thank you to all the volunteers in the Holler Park neighborhood that help w**d the garden. This garden Is located on the corner of 6th and Grange and the neighbors make sure it’s well taken care of. Great representation for the Garden District!
We were stolen from last night (please see link below) We will ask around the Town of Lake neighborhood to see if anyone has any camera footage. Please share if able. Thank you. https://www.facebook.com/100001410493300/posts/3345710568819260/?d=n