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Milwaukee Recreation Hosts Seniorfest 2013

30th annual festival set for Wednesday, June 12

By - May 22nd, 2013 04:33 pm

Milwaukee Recreation will host the 30th annual Seniorfest on Wednesday, June 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Milwaukee’s American Serb Memorial Hall, 5101 West Oklahoma Avenue. The extravaganza, created for active older adults, will feature bingo, dancing, a variety of exhibits, recreational activities, musical entertainment, door prizes and more. Exhibits and activity stations will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

“Seniorfest is an event that gives active older adults an opportunity to enjoy wonderful entertainment, network with vendors, and lace up their dancing shoes!” says Willie Mitchell, Assistant Recreation Supervisor. “We also use this special event to recognize the talents of our ‘Experience Life Award’ honoree.”

Throughout the day, Seniorfest 2013 will feature performances by Sweet Bobby and the Band, Jazzy Jewels, Bobby Way & The Wayouts, Danny Crivello, the Steve Meisner Band, and the Best of Everything Band. The 2013 Golden Idol Winner will also perform.

Tickets are $4 in advance (on sale through Tuesday, June 11) and $5 at the door. Free parking is available at St. Gregory The Great, located on the corner of South 60th St. and W. Oklahoma Ave. A trolley will shuttle fest-goers to the main entrance from the parking area. Individuals with handicapped parking permits may park at American Serb Memorial Hall. Call (414) 647-6041 for ticket information.

Milwaukee Recreation is a department of Milwaukee Public Schools, established in 1911 to enrich the lives of Milwaukee’s youth, teens, adults, and seniors through recreational and educational activities. For more information, visit or contact Brian Hoffer at (414) 475-8938.

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