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Week Ahead: Local Fourth of July Celebrations, Funeral and Farmers Market

A roundup of places to be and people to meet in Fox Point and Bayside.

Who said nothing ever happens in Fox Point or Bayside — Patch certainly doesn't think so! Check out all the places to be, things to do and people to see as we look at the week ahead.

Fox Point and Bayside Celebrate the Fourth on Wednesday

Both Fox Point and Bayside are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day in style with parades, ice cream, baseball games and more. Get all your details on local Fourth of July celebrations, and where you can catch the fireworks, .

Vote for Your Favorite Park

As recently got its own , and a the parking lot was repaved at , here's a great opportunity to help your favorite park win up to $100,000 and the prestigious title of “America’s Favorite Park!”  All city, state and national parks in the United States are eligible to win. Check out to see how you can vote for your favorite park!

Funeral Services for Thomas J. Bontly Thursday

Bayside resident Thomas J. Bontly passed away at age 72 on Friday. Services will be held Thursday and memorials can be made out to the , UWM Foundation or .

For more information, please see the obituary here.

Fox Point Farmers Market Saturday

The weekly Fox Point farmers market is open again this Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon at the West parking lot of .

The market is a producer-only market featuring  produce and flowers grown in Wisconsin, animals raised on nearby farms, or products made in-state. New vendors this year include Conti Coffee Roasters, Purple Door Ice Cream, Wellspring Organic Farm and Kick Out the Jams. The Sharp Brothers will be on hand every week to sharpen your knives and garden tools while you shop.

Did we miss something? You can always share your own happenings by posting them in the Events Calendar here or share some good news by posting in our Announcements section here.

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