• UPCOMING EVENTS
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    APR
    Justice Jog
    Where: Fox River Park
    From: 4/29/2017 8:00:00 AM To: 4/29/2017 1:00:00 PM

    Description:

    On Saturday, April 29th, people from across Southeastern Wisconsin will join together to support victims of child abuse and walk to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). Funds raised at Justice Jog will support SBS prevention efforts and awareness events in the community.


    Justice Jog will benefit Lola’s Hope Inc., a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by families impacted by Shaken Baby Syndrome. The mission of Lola’s Hope is to support families impacted by shaken baby syndrome and prevent shaken baby syndrome through education, awareness and community outreach. 


    The Waukesha County Victim/Witness Assistance Program provides crucial support services to victims of crime in the county. They established a monthly SBS support group facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker (first of its kind in the state) and partner with local non-profit groups to provide family-friendly events for the community.


    Please check out the link for more information:  http://www.wijusticejog.org/ 

    Click here to view the Justice Jog Flyer.

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    23
    MAY
    County Board Meeting 5-23
    Where: C350
    From: 5/23/2017 7:00:00 PM To: 5/23/2017 8:30:00 PM

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    27
    JUN
    County Board Meeting(2)
    Where: C350
    From: 6/27/2017 7:00:00 PM To: 6/27/2017 8:30:00 PM

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    25
    JUL
    County Board Meeting(3)
    Where: C350
    From: 7/25/2017 7:00:00 PM To: 7/25/2017 8:00:00 PM

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  • IN THE NEWS

    Waukesha County UW-Extension 4-H is hosting a 3-day STEM Camp for youth ages 5-8 to learn more about Science, Techn...

    Waukesha County UW-Extension Hosts 4-H Steam Camp June 19-21


    Waukesha County UW-Extension 4-H is hosting a 3-day STEM Camp for youth ages 5-8 to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

    STEM Camp will be held Monday, June 19 – Wednesday, June 21 from 8:45 am – 11:30 am each day at the Mukwonago Food Pantry – Resource Center (225 Eagle Lake Avenue, Mukwonago). Three days of experiments include:
     

    Day 1 – June 19:  Physics

                   Pipe Cleaner Tower
                   Balloon Race Cars

     

    Day 2 – June 20: Space Travel

                  Rockets to the Rescue

                  Playing with Planets

     

    Day 3 – June 21: Chemistry

                  Elephants Toothpaste

                  Flying Film Canisters

                  Slime

    Register at uwex.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx by Monday, June 5. Registration is $15 per person


    How to Volunteer With 4-H Youth

    If you are interested in sharing your knowledge, passion, or just want to work with young people to help them develop their leadership skills, contact Cindy Sarkady, 4-H Youth Development Educator at 262-548-7784 or cindy.sarkady@ces.uwex.edu.

     

    About Waukesha County UW-Extension

    Learn more about Waukesha County UW-Extension at https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/uwex/, find us on Facebook at http://www.waukeshacounty.gov/UWEx/Connect/.

     

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    Waukesha County Trunk Highway (CTH) P (Sawyer Road) will be closed at the Bark River bridge in the Village of Su...

    County Trunk Highway P (Sawyer Rd) to Close at Bark River Bridge May 1st


    Waukesha County Trunk Highway (CTH) P (Sawyer Road) will be closed at the Bark River bridge in the Village of Summit beginning on Monday, May 1, 2017.  The road closure is expected to last 4-6 weeks A detour will be posted that follows State Truck Highway (STH) 18 west to STH 67 north to CTH DR east.

     The closure is to complete roadway construction at a bridge replacement project that started in 2016. This work follows utility relocation that was completed during the winter months. The construction project is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). 

     About the Waukesha County Department of Public Works

    The Waukesha County Department of Public Works (DPW) is committed to providing the foundations of success for the citizens and businesses of Waukesha County by constructing and maintaining quality transportation and building infrastructure. More information about the Department and its Divisions is available at www.waukeshacounty.gov/DPW.

     Follow Waukesha County DPW on Twitter at twitter.com/WaukeshaCoDPW.


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    Join Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow on Friday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m. as he plants a tree to celebrate Arbor ...

    Friday - Waukesha County Executive Kicks Off Arbor Day Activities


    Join Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow on Friday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m. as he plants a tree to celebrate Arbor Day at Moor Downs Golf Course (438 Prospect Avenue, Waukesha).

     Then on Saturday, April 29 from 9:00 a.m. until noon the public is invited to help reforest four Waukesha County Parks: Retzer Nature Center, Fox River, Mukwonago and Nashotah. Attendees will assist in planting 1,000 trees and will get a free seedling to take home (while supplies last).

     “Waukesha County is committed to planting trees as one way to enhance the public spaces that make the County a great place to live, work, and play,” said County Executive Farrow. “Planting a tree each year has become a tradition for me, and this event gives residents the opportunity to create their own.”

     Arbor Day Tree Planting with County Executive Paul Farrow

    Friday’s Tree Planting is part of Moor Downs Golf Course’s 100 Tree Program that started during its 2015 Centennial celebration. The new trees will separate golf holes, and screen out adjacent properties and roads while leaving a legacy for Waukesha County residents. Attendees may park at the Waukesha Employee Health & Wellness Center (615 West Moreland Blvd).

     April 29 1,000 Tree Planting Event

    Since seedlings are limited, attendees are encouraged to pre-register for this event online at waukeshacounty.maxgalaxy.net/BrowseActivities.aspx or call (262) 548-7801. The event will be held rain or shine. FREE Park Entrance for those participating!

    About the Waukesha County Park System

    Waukesha County Park System is a natural resource based park system that demonstrates stewardship while providing recreational and educational opportunities. For more information, visit our web site at www.waukeshacountyparks.com or follow @WaukeshaCoParks on Twitter or like us on Facebook


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    The Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use is holding their annual Spring Sale and Workshop Event at Ret...

    Waukesha County to Hold Annual Spring Sale and Workshop Event


    The Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use is holding their annual Spring Sale and Workshop Event at Retzer Nature Center, located at S14 W28167 Madison Street, in Waukesha on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. 

     Sustainable Gardening Workshops

    Participants will have the opportunity to attend FREE workshops that teach homeowners how to plant native gardens that will attract and sustain pollinators like bees and monarch butterflies, make and use you own compost, decrease storm water runoff and save money by reducing water use and maintenance costs.

    Workshop/Presentations Time
    Rain Gardens & Rain Barrels 8:30-9 a.m.
    Home Composting Workshop 9:15-9:45 a.m.
    Native Plant Landscaping 10-10:45 a.m.
    Native Wildflower Walk 11-11:45 a.m.

     Sustainable Gardening Supplies for Sale

    Home compost bins, rain barrels, and a variety of native plants will be for sale. All products are in limited quantities and are for sale on a first come, first served basis. 

     Cash or check payment is preferred, but Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted.

     Experts on Hand to Give Advice

    Parks and Land Use staff and UW-Extension Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions on natural landscaping, identifying plant samples, gardening tips, and provide the basics about home composting and using rain barrels. 

     For more information about the sale, to register for the workshops or any other information about Retzer Nature Center, visit our web site at waukeshacounty.gov/SpringSale or call 262-896-8007.

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    There are many spring hazards - tornadoes, floods, lightning, and more. Your safe space varies on the hazard.  ...

    NOAA Encourages Resident's to Take A #SafeSpaceSelfie


    There are many spring hazards - tornadoes, floods, lightning, and more. Your safe space varies on the hazard. 

    NOAA is asking residents to get creative and find your safe space, then share on social media. 

    #SafeSpaceSelfie April 3 - 6

    Take a #SafeSpaceSelfie and encourage others by tagging them and asking "Where is your safe place from extreme weather?"

    You are also invited to join in on a TweetChatApril 6 - Noon to 1 pm

    About This Campaign

    #SafePlaceSelfie is a grass roots campaign as part of NOAA's Weather-Ready Nation to get individuals, businesses, and all organizations ready, responsive and resilient to extreme weather events.

    Knowing your "safe place" when extreme weather threatens is the #1 preparedness action anyone can take, but we also hope this campaign will open the door to greater preparedness actions, such as creating an emergency plan or putting together an emergency kit. 

    For mor information, go to www.noaa.gov/wrn.


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