International Students

Bored? No plans? Come check out the MANY events happening this week in and around MKE!!

GreekFest

(Wisconsin State Fair Park)

Need something to do this weekend? Come celebrate traditional Greek culture in Milwaukee! Food, music, dancing, rides, and more!

Admission: FREE!!
Parking: $5

Friday June 20th: 11am-11pm

Saturday June 21st: 11am-11pm

Sunday June 22nd: 11am-10pm

For more information, visit: http://wistatefair.com/wsfp/events/greek-fest/

 

 

Lakefront Festival of the Arts
(Milwaukee Art Museum)
“Celebrating Art, Food, Music and Family Fun”

Admission

$17 general admission

$14 students (w/id) & seniors

$10 Milwaukee Art Museum Members

Free admission to Military (w/id) and 1 guest & Wisconsin K-12 Teachers (w/id)

Hours

Friday June 20th: 10am-10pm

Saturday June 21st: 10am-7pm

Sunday June 22nd: 10am-5pm

For more information, visit: http://lfoa.mam.org/

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Soulstice Music Festival
(E North AveBetween Oakland Ave & Prospect Ave and Murray AveBetween North Ave and Thomas St.)

Come see top acts from around the region come play on 3 stages.

Art rules this 1 day festival. From watching it, to creating it, to buying it, all ages will find something to their liking.

 

Hours

Saturday June 21st: 10am-midnight

For more information, visit: http://www.theeastside.org/categories/7-summer-soulstice/documents/12-summer-soulstice-music-festival-2011

 

 

 

 

Milwaukee Air & Water Show

(Between Bradford Beach and McKinley Beach)

Come watch amazing demonstrations going on in and above Lake Michigan.

 

Special headliner The Navy Blue Angels will perform around 3pm both Saturday and Sunday.

 

This event runs from 10am-4pm both Saturday June 21st and Sunday June 22nd.

Free for all ages, however you can purchase Reserved Seating.

For more information, visit: http://www.milwaukeeairshow.com/index.html

 

 

 

Don’t forget about River Rhythms every WEDNESDAY from 6:30-9pm and Jazz in the Park every THURSDAY from 6-9pm!

 

This information is brought to you by MSOE Student Activities


Thanks to Elizabeth Donohew for the info!!!

The first amusement-park roller coaster was really two roller coasters ... 

Jun 16, 1884: 

First roller coaster in America opens

 

On this day in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York. Known as a switchback railway, it was the brainchild of LaMarcus Thompson, traveled approximately six miles per hour and cost a nickel to ride. The new entertainment was an instant success and by the turn of the century there were hundreds of roller coasters around the country.

Read all about it!

This Day in History — History.com — What Happened Today in History

 

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Poster in Art Deco style, depicting a simplified figure of a goalkeeper making a save in its upper half. The lower half contains writing in a heavily stylised font: "1er Campeonato Mundial de Futbol" in black, and "Uruguay 1930 Montevideo 15 Julio Agosto 15" in white and orange.

On July 13, 1930, France defeats Mexico 4-1 and the United States defeats Belgium 3-0 in the first-ever World Cup football matches, played simultaneously in host city Montevideo, Uruguay. The World Cup has since become the world’s most watched sporting event.

 

Full Article: FIRST WORLD CUP

 

URUGUAY TEAM:

... Uruguayan team celebrates victory in the first World Cup 30 July 1930