On Thursday August 24th, a sunny afternoon in the Bridge Lakepoint neighborhood, residents came together for the 5th Annual Community Picnic. Many joined the diverse crowd in which people from all ages had the opportunity to get to know their neighbors. There were various games for the kids, live music, food, beverages, and interesting conversations among residents. Bridge Lake Point Waunona Neighborhood Center staff, Police officers, and non-profit representatives made of this event enjoyable.
Bridge Lakepoint Waunona Neighborhood Center hosted 3 community picnics with an award received at the 2016 Mayor's Neighborhood Conference.
The next Mayor's Neighborhood Roundtable will take place at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center on Saturday, October 7th. Doors will open at 8am for registration, a program with the Mayor will start at 9am and will be followed by various workshops from 10-noon. There will be Spanish, Hmong, ASL and Mandarin interpretation provided, as well as childcare assistance.