April Newsletter – Now Available

The latest edition of the Damon Woods newsletter is now available. This April edition is filled with information about the neighborhood rummage sale, upcoming TGIF parties, and more. Click on the image below to get your digital version.

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Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 1st

Easter Egg Hunt – April 1st

The Easter Bunny is on his way! The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be this Saturday, April 1st at 11am. As usual, the egg hunt will be held on the grounds of the Lowell Damon House (2107 Wauwatosa Ave).

The weather looks like it is going to cooperate this year so hop on over with your little ones. You don’t want to miss the Easter Bunny’s special appearance. This event is open to all association members and children/grandchildren. No RSVP required.

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TGIF x 3!!!

Three Dates.
Three Hosts.
Three Parties.

Mark your calendars and plan to swing by and check out a favorite Damon Woods tradition…TGIF PARTIES!

These casual neighborhood gatherings are a fantastic way to meet new neighbors or catch up on the latest with old friends. It’s “open house” style, so stop in for a bit or stay for awhile…whatever fits into your evening schedule.

Hosts: Jim and Kris Gehrke @ 2145 N. 83rd

Hosts: Dan and Annette Kirchen @ 7819 Stickney Ave

Hosts: Dean and Michele Teofilo @ 8009 Jackson Park Blvd

NO RSVP NEEDED!! Just pop in with your beverage of choice and an appetizer or dessert to share with the group. DOORS OPEN AT 7:30 P.M.

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February Newsletter Now Available!

The latest Damon Woods Neighborhood Association newsletter is now available. Click on the image below to download your copy.

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December Newsletter

dec2016The December Newsletter is now online! Read about several upcoming events including the holiday cookie exchange, visit from Santa, Winter Party, and more! There’s also information about renewing or completing your annual Damon Woods Neighborhood Association membership! Click on the newsletter image to view/download the latest issue.


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Holiday Cookie Exchange and Santa Visit

Mark your calendars for this neighborhood holiday favorite! The Holiday Cookie Exchange and Visit with Santa will be on Saturday, December 17th. Once again, the event will be held at the Little Red Store in the Village with apple cider, hot chocolate, and cookies for all. Please

Please see details below for how to register, if needed, and the timing of the activities.

10:30am–11:30am—Cookie exchange for pre-registered adults. As in past years, we will exchange cookies in half-dozen packages. Each baker will bring a specified number of packages of their cookie and go home with the same number of packages getting one from each of the other bakers. Arrive anytime after 10:30am. Cookie exchange will happen at 11am. To register, contact Stacey Muller at staceymuller@wi.rr.com or call 414-257-9682 by December 7th.

11:15am–12:30pm—Visit with Santa and other family fun. Santa will read some stories, then each child will have a chance to tell Santa their Christmas wishes and take a picture (bring your camera!).

There will be cookies to eat and fun holiday-themed crafts for kids. Arrive at 11:30am if you want to be there for Santa’s arrival. Otherwise, come anytime before 12:30pm. There is no cost or need to register.

Calling all Santa’s helpers! Any LDW teens who would like to earn volunteer hours by helping set up the event, assist with the crafts, or participate in the clean-up, please contact Megan Kimps – megankimps@gmail.com.■

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Fall Fest Recap

Our 2016 Fall Fest was a success! Many families came out to Jackson Park Blvd for an evening of fun and great food. Kudos to Michele Teofilo, event coordinator for her hard work. She had help from committee members Karen Roy, Kelly Roberts, and Gail Heitzer – well done!

Congrats to Dean Teofilo for winning first place in the annual chili contest. He proudly earned bragging rights for the year and the traveling ladle trophy.
2016 Fall Fest

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October Newsletter Now Available

The October newsletter is now online. If you want to download your own copy, click on the image below. The last page of the newsletter includes information about the upcoming Packer Party at Ray’s Growler Gallery!


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Packer Party at Ray’s Growler Gallery

Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 7.20.31 PMJoin fellow neighbors (adults only) to watch the Packers at Ray’s Growler Gallery on Sunday, November 13th!

Game Time – 12:00 Noon / Doors open – 11:45 a.m.

Ray’s Growler Gallery
8930 W. North Avenue

We’ve rented out the Growler Gallery for a private showing (ADULTS ONLY) as the Pack takes on the Tennessee Titans for a noon game showdown.

$5 per person includes a taco bar – build your own tacos, rice, beans, chips and salsa

Cash Bar – Game day beverages available for purchase include beer, wine, Bloody Marys and soda.


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Join Your Neighbors at This Year’s Family Picnic!

The 21st Annual Lowell Damon Woods Neighborhood Family Picnic will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Lowell Damon House.

Good food, good fun, good people – so don’t miss it!!

3:00 pm – Meet and mingle
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Annual Meeting
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm DINNER!
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Kids games

Dinner this year will be pork shoulder, brisket and, rotisserie chicken prepared by Bracken Heiges. There will also be hot dogs for the kids, Beth Heiges’ famous mac and cheese, side dishes, sweet corn, desserts, and beverages

Side Dish (Last Names A-N)
Dessert (Last Names O-Z)
Lawn Chairs

For members, dinner is $10 per adult and $3 for kids (Ages 4-11).
For member families we have a maximum price of $25 per household.
Non-members are $15 per adult and $5 for kids (Ages 4-11).

SIGN-UP DEADLINE is Saturday, September 16th.
You can register and pay online by clicking HERE and choosing the appropriate items. If you want to use the paper form, download it here and return with check payable to: LDWNA c/o Kris Gehrke 2145 N. 83rd, Wauwatosa 53213

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