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.
The contact person for the Bay View Lions Club, the sponsor of the Water Frolics is Marlene Stevens, 414-769-0855. The tentative schedule for the South Shore Frolics is the weekend of July 11 through July 13. The South Shore Frolics are held at South Shore Park located at 2900 S. Shore Drive and cover most of the park.
On Friday, July 11, 2008, there will be a fish fry, music on stage, a movie for the entire family, and a fireworks display. There will be food, soda and beer on the park grounds. No beer is allowed to be brought into the park unless it is purchased at the beer tent.
On Saturday, July 12, 2008, there will be a morning parade and music on stage. The morning parade starts at E. Lincoln Avenue and S. KK Avenue. It head south on S. KK Avenue until it reaches E. Nock Street. From there it heads east into South Shore Park and ends there. Food and beverages will be available on the park grounds. There will be a music program on stage followed by a fireworks display afterwards. No beer is allowed to be brought into the park unless it is purchased at the beer tent.
On Sunday, July 13, 2008, there will be an Arts and Crafts Show near the park pavilion from about 11 AM until about 5:30 PM. There will be a Classic and Antique Car Show on the north end of the park near E. Nock Street. There will be vendors on all three days serving food to people. There will be an evening program followed by a fireworks display afterwards. No beer is allowed to be brought into the park unless it is purchased at the beer tent.
It is possible that there could be changes made in this program at a later date. If I find out about any changes, I will write a story about the changes made. If you have any questions, please contact Marlene Stevens of the Bay View Lions Club at 414-769-0855. She will be able to answer all of your questions about the South Shore Frolics for this year.