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Beer Garden

Beer Garden Returns on June 18

After a two-year hiatus because of the global pandemic, the Sister Water Beer Garden fundraiser will return as an in-person event this summer on Saturday, June 18, from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

The event will be held on the St. Joseph Center grounds at 29th Street and Orchard Street in Milwaukee. It will include live music from the band “Hot Off the Grill,” games, and of course delicious food and drink options.

Named for “Sister Water,” who represents purity in St. Francis of Assisi’s “Canticle of the Creatures,” the beer garden’s proceeds will fund access to clean water, solar energy, and bio-fuel energy for thousands of people who are served by our sisters’ missions in the United States and around the world.

The beer garden has gained local and national notoriety by offering “Ale Mary” and “Our Lager,” and we will be offering updated versions of those craft beers on tap. We will also have wine, root beer, soda, and water available for purchase. Food selections will include BBQ chicken sliders, bratwurst, hot pretzels, and cookies.

Our beer gardens in the summer of 2019 were a huge success, drawing hundreds of old and new friends to be with the School Sisters of St. Francis, our associates, staff, and volunteers. The drive-thru beer gardens held during 2020 and 2021 also raised much-needed funds for our sisters’ ministries, but now we are glad to be able to be back in the garden for more in-person fun!

For menu, price information, and complete details, please click here to visit the beer garden event page. We look forward to seeing you on June 18!

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