John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
9:00 AM -- Morning parade
Parade Route: Starts at 9 AM on KK and Lincoln Ave. to KK and Logan Ave. to Idaho to Humboldt Park.
10:30-11:00 AM -- Rainbow Randa's Patriotic Clown Show
11:00 AM -- Children's Games -- In front of Tennis Court--Ages: 1-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12.
Prizes for everyone
11:00 AM -- Old Time Baseball Game -- Rules from the 1860's -- Keltner Field
12:30-1:00 PM -- Registration at Park (near pavilion)
Bicycle,Tricycle, Coaster, Doll Buggy Contest
12:45 - 1:15 PM -- Entertainment -- " Dancing with Woofs"
1:00 PM -- Judging--Bicycle,Tricycle,Coaster,Doll Buggies
Prizes for winners--Call the following people for official rules and guidelines:
Coasters: (Ages 3-10) Diane Jones--384-0217
Bicycles: (Ages 7-12 ) Louise Bulowicz -- 545-5552
Tricycles: (Ages: 3-7) LuRae Brower -- 482-2032
Doll Buggies: (Ages: 2-8 ) Diane Reeve -- 643-5427
1:30 PM -- Bicycle, Tricycle, Coaster and Doll Buggy Parade
2:00 PM -- Twist Dance Contest at Chalet -- Prizes for adults and for children winners
2:30 - 5:00 PM : Talent Contest
Prize money provided by M & I Bank of Milwaukee
1st Prize: $100.00 2nd Prize: $25.00 3rd Prize: $15.00
Categories: 5-10 yrs old , 11-14 yrs old, 15-19 yrs old
Call Carolyn Selimi for application -- 744-7095
2:00 - 7:00 PM : Live Music on Parade Reviewing Stage
7:00 PM: Evening Program & Entertainment
At the Chalet -- Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem, Awards and Prizes
7:15 PM at the Chalet: "All The Kings Men " and Mike Bishop performing a Tribute to Elvis Presley
9:15 PM -- Fireworks
All of this is due to the help of volunteers and sponsors who support a full day of activities for the entire family as they have done for the last 98 years since 1910. Volunteers are wanted and needed to help in the activities of the day and to give input to the planning of this event. Everybody is welcome to attend Humboldt Park's 4th of July celebration.