Saturday, April 29, 2017 Earth Day!
Come do your part to help keep South Milwaukee beautiful! 
  • Community wide clean up from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, with a lunch to follow for all volunteers at the Grobschmidt Senior Center.  Sign up and pick up supplies at the following locations: South Milwaukee City Hall 2424 15th Avenue, 16th and Rawson Avenues, Oak Creek Parkway and North Chicago, and at the South Milwaukee Fire Department.
  • Shredding from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  To be held in the City Hall Parking Lot located at 2424 15th Avenue.  Sponsored by the South Milwaukee Lions Club
  • Electronics Recycling from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Sponsored by CASBRO Recycling
    Recycling of Electronics. Any electronic item with a plug! (EXCEPT TV’s or old CRT monitors. These will NOT be accepted at City Hall.)
    TV’s and CRT Monitors can be disposed of at the Self Deposit Station, 1106 Blake Ave.
    ($2 Daily fee will be waived only on April 29 for TV drop off) $15 disposal fee does apply for EACH CRT monitor or “Tube” television.
    Proceeds from Electronics recycling will be used to purchase trees.
  • Take Back Day Prescription sponsored by the South Milwaukee Police Department
    (controlled and non-controlled) and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, non-aerosol sprays, inhalers, creams, vials and pet medications will be accepted. People are asked to remove the medication from its container and dispose of it directly into a disposal box or into a clear sealable plastic bag.
  • Sharps (needles, syringes) Container Collection for disposal – The South Milwaukee Health Department will be collecting sharps , the usual fee is waived.Tetanus vaccinations- The South Milwaukee Health Department will offer Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, acellular Pertussis) vaccinations, free of charge for adults.
  • Eyeglass Recycling  (used) Donate glasses and change someone’s life. Sponsored by the South Milwaukee Lions Club
  • American Flag Collection – Retired our flag with the respect and gravity that it is entitled.
  • Printer Cartridges and Cell Phones – Donate Your Empty Ink Jet & Laser Printer Cartridges and Used Cell Phones.
  • Free flower seeds bookmarks. Sponsored by Educators Credit Union.

June 1 – October 12, 2017  SM Downtown Market – Thursday, 3 – 7 pm   see website >

June – July:  Library Summer Reading Program see

July 4th Celebration. Our July 4th celebration at Grant Park will be bigger and better than ever in 2016!

Returning this year: the Mayor’s Picnic (free hot dog lunch for all attendees) sponsored by Max A. Sass & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services and bouncy houses sponsored by TASC Services.

4th of July Celebration – Grant Park at the Brown Pavilion, areas 5 & 6:
10:00 a.m. Call to Colors, 10:10 a.m. Kids Bicycles & Coaster Decoration Parade,11:00 a.m. Kids Races, Games & Penny Scramble,11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Mayor’s Picnic (free hot dog lunch, as well as Cracker Jack and ice cream for all attendees), and new this year at 7 p.m. Navy Band Great Lakes Brass Ambassadors and Fair Winds quintets perform followed by a wonderful Fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.!

For more information, view the Mayor’s blog post here.

July 24 – 30, 2017  Heritage Week!  More information here.

July 28: Evening on the Avenue – 4:00 – 10:00 p.m., Downtown South Milwaukee, 10th & Milwaukee Avenues see Heritage Days.
South Milwaukee Farmers Market (Extended Hours) 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. 11th & Milwaukee Avenue

July 28 – 30, 2017: Lionsfest – Car Cruise and Fish Dinner, Rib Dinner, Live Music, and Family Day!


July 29, 2017: Heritage Days Parade – 11:00 a.m. see Heritage Days site

Wednesday, August 16, 2107 Community Night Out 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Library Friends Book Sales and Book Cellar see

October 31:  Trick or Treating 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.