Events and Activities

Cirque du Lake Park 2016

This is Lake Park Friends’ largest annual fundraising event and remains one of the most fun social events of the season! Come help us raise money to preserve and restore our beautiful Fredrick Law Olmsted park – all while enjoying the night of good friends and neighbors, live music, wine tastings, and delicious Bartolotta’s food!

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Our Lake Park Projects

Planting Trees

We have the good fortune of having a fabulous Frederick Law Olmsted historic landmark park in our back yard. Preserving it and enhancing its beauty and usefulness for all our enjoyment requires the work of many people, but most importantly it requires financial support from our community members.

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The Park’s Full of Rich History

What do Lake Park and New York’s Central Park have in common?

Frederick Law Olmsted was the leading landscape architect of the second half of the 19th century, and the architect of Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Olmsted is perhaps best known for the design and creation of Central Park in New York and the U.S. Capitol grounds in Washington, D.C.

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