Jump Start on the Weekend

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:15 pm

*Friday, Sept. 12, the Delafield Chamber of Commerce will present the Delafield Fall Art Walk. During the event, which is free and open to the public, artists and musicians will perform live along the sidewalks of downtown Delafield. The event will also feature artwork for sale, and many local businesses will extend their evening hours to cater to attendees. The event will begin at 5 p.m. For more information, click here.

*Saturday, Sept. 13, the Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital will return to downtown Milwaukee. The fundraising event has raised more than $15 million since 1978. This year’s start line ceremonies will be kicked off by Radio Disney at 12th Street and Wisconsin Avenue on Marquette University’s campus. The wheelchair race will begin at 10:15 a.m., with runners following at 10:30 a.m. and walkers taking the three-and five-mile routes immediately behind the runners. All routes end at Henry Maier Festival Park with a finish line celebration. Online registration is available through noon Friday at alsrun.com. Day-of registration opens at 8 a.m. near the event start line. Advance registration is $30 for adult runners and wheelchair athletes, $15 for runners 12 and younger, $25 for adult walkers and $10 for walkers under 12. Children age 2 and under register free. Day-of registration fees are $35, $17, $30 and $12, respectively.

*Saturday, Sept. 13, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will hold a “Freshwater Odyssey Block Party” to celebrate the grand opening of its new School of Freshwater Sciences building. The party, free and open to the public, will feature tours of the new building, science demonstrations, entertainment, children’s activities, food and more. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the new building, located at 600 E. Greenfield Ave. in Milwaukee. For more information on the building and the block party, click here.

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