Tuesday, March 19, 2013
There will also be an Alumni Village and a performance by members of the UW Band as Greendale celebrates its 75th anniversary in a big way.
A number of special events and activities scheduled as part of Greendale’s 75th Anniversary celebration, now less than five months away, are inching toward receiving the official green light Tuesday. At its next meeting, the Village Board is expected to approve plans for a number of events that will highlight the five-day birthday extravaganza to be included as part of Village Days Aug. 7-11. "The 75th anniversary committee has been doing a really nice job of planning these event," Village President John Hermes said. "They’ve been working on it for 1 ½ or 2 years and the celebration is going to reflect their hard work." The events include: The hot air balloon ride, presented by Driftaway Hot Air Balloons owner and aeronaut Al Hanson, is …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Greendale trustees approve hiring a company to run a laser light show as part of an extended Village Days program next year to celebrate the 75th year of the village.
Greendale is adding a little pizzazz to its 75th Anniversary celebration with the addition of a laser light show. The Greendale Village Board gave unanimous approval Tuesday to hire Connecticut Lasers to run a laser light show on Aug. 8 in front of village hall. The show will last one hour and be projected down Broad Street. “I think it’s going to be a great addition to the event,” Trustee James Birmingham said. Village Days is scheduled to increase from three days to five days in 2013 and the laser light show will be added as part of the additional days. The village’s Public Celebrations Committee has raised the $16,000 needed to pay for the event. The committee did look into other companies to perform the light show, but most others were…
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Organizations from in and out of Greendale came out on the last day of Village Days to put on a great parade.
Greendale Village officials, organizations and canines came together to put on an entertaining parade on Sunday's Village Days. Feel free to upload your own photos from Village Days! Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" tab above of the photo gallery.