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Milwaukee Recreation Hosts Seniorfest 2017

34th annual festival set for Wednesday, June 14

By - Jun 7th, 2017 08:18 am

Milwaukee Recreation will host the 34th annual Seniorfest on Wednesday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Milwaukee’s Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago Street. 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 1:00 p.m. Workshops, music, and dancing will take place throughout the day.

“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, Recreation Supervisor. “We also use this special event to recognize the talents of our ‘Experience Life Award’ honoree.”

Throughout the day, Seniorfest 2017 will feature performances by Sweet Bobby and the Band, Jazzy Jewels, Bobby Way & The Wayouts, and Renacer. Tickets are $4 in advance (on sale through June 13) and $5 at the door. Group ticket orders must be received by June 7. Parking is free. Call (414) 647-6053 for ticket information.

Milwaukee Recreation is a department of Milwaukee Public Schools, established in 1911 to provide the entire community with affordable and enriching recreational activities. For more information, contact Brian Hoffer at (414) 475-8938 or Viviana Buzo at (414) 475-8499.

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