Bay View Neighborhood Association


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The Bay View Neighborhood Association (BVNA) is an all-volunteer organization that strives to improve the quality of life for Bay View residents and visitors. Our Mission is to connect neighbors for a better Bay View.  

The BVNA hosts a variety of events and projects that promote and improve our fine neighborhood.

Upcoming events

    • 24 Nov 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Milwaukee Makerspace, 2555 S. Lenox St. Milwaukee, WI, 53207



    Milwaukee Makerspace and Bay View Neighborhood Association present MAKESGIVING: A Holiday Make-a thon!, a FREE community event from 1pm-5pm on Black Friday. After waiting in line and securing your Black Friday deals, join us at the Milwaukee Makerspace to learn some new skills and get your craft on. Fill stockings and decorate your home with handcrafted gifts and glamour you and your kids make yourselves at our various activity stations.  


    Activities


    3D Printed Miniature Refrigerator Vase

    Add a magnet and some tiny flowers to a 3D printed vase to bring sunshine and cheer till spring is near. A great gift for someone with a refrigerator or locker!

    Handcrafted Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags

    Stamp, Finger paint, palm prints and more. Create your own custom wrapping paper or gift tags to put a special touch on all your presents this holiday season. 

    Laser Cut Ornaments

    Assemble and decorate a laser cut Baltic Birch ornament to hang on a tree, a window, or a rear view mirror!

    Scroll Saw Feathers

    Learn to use a scroll saw to cut out a pair of wooden feathers. 

    Ever-popular Melted Crayon Ornament

    Melt and mix your favorite crayon colors into a clear glass globe. Gift this ornament to share your favorite colors with your favorite person. 

    Sugar Scrub

    Make a scented sugar body scrub for that special someone who needs a little extra pampering this winter. Hint: A great gift for anyone!

    Learn to Solder a Tie Pin

    Double whammy! Learn to solder and create a tie pin for anyone who has an unwieldy holiday tie. Take that ugly sweater contests!

    Braided Fleece Dog Toy

    Use the square braid weaving technique to make a chew toy for Fido. Even if you don’t have a dog, you can make one and donate it to the humane society.
    • 13 Dec 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Our December meeting will be held at 6:30pm.   This is our annual Board Dinner and end of year reacap celebration. 

    Location is TBD

    Agenda is TBD

    • 11 Feb 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Puddler's Hall

    Save the date for our next Southside SOUP!

    • 17 Oct 2018
    • 21 Oct 2018
    • Humboldt Park Pavilion

    All Events Held At Humboldt Park Pavilion.

    Join us for the premier fall festival in Bay View! Help us to carve 800+ pumpkins that will be displayed for all to see! Live bands, food, drinks, magic, hay rides... it's all here!

    Pumpkin Carving

    We bring the pumpkins; you bring your creativity! Note: Pumpkins are the property of The Bay View Neighborhood Association and should not be removed from the Pumpkin Pavilion until Sunday!

    Schedule TBD:  More details to come

    Wednesday, October 17th 

    5-9 pm - Pumpkin Carving

    Thursday, October 18th

    5-9 pm - Pumpkin Carving

    Friday, October 19th

    6-9 pm - Hay Rides, $5 Per Person
    6:30 pm - Bay View High School Drum Line
    7 pm - Grand Lighting Of The Pumpkins
    7-10 pm - BAND TBD
    7:15 pm - Tom Burgermeister Magic (2 Shows)
    8 pm - Prismatic Flame

    Saturday, October  20th

    3 pm - Registration Opens For Great Pumpkin Chase
    4 pm - The Great Pumpkin Chase 1/4 Mile Kids Run
    4:30 pm - The Great Pumpkin Chase 5k
    5 pm - Spooky Story Time
    5:30 pm - The Chronicles of Capitan Mars: Space Ranger
    6-9 pm - Hay Rides $5 Per Person
    6 pm - Tom Burgermeister Magic (3 Shows)
    7-10 pm - BAND TBD
    8 pm - Prismatic Flame

    Sunday, October 21st

    8 am - Clean Up Begins




    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bay View
    Night Time Trick or Treat in Bay View is from 5-8pm on the last Saturday of October.  If you are participating, please turn your porch light on!


    The area that this applies to is Bay St. On the North, Howard on the South, Chase/Howell on the West, and the Lake on the East.


    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bay View
    Night Time Trick or Treat in Bay View is from 5-8pm on the last Saturday of October.  If you are participating, please turn your porch light on!


    The area that this applies to is Bay St. On the North, Howard on the South, Chase/Howell on the West, and the Lake on the East.


    • 31 Oct 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bay View
    Night Time Trick or Treat in Bay View is from 5-8pm on the last Saturday of October.  If you are participating, please turn your porch light on!


    The area that this applies to is Bay St. On the North, Howard on the South, Chase/Howell on the West, and the Lake on the East.



Help keep our beaches clean! Check out our page for a schedule and pictures from our most recent clean-up.

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