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a.MKE: Wading pools reopen, Bay View March, Black History Month poetry and free shows in September 8.27.13

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Milwaukee County wading pools at Humboldt Park and Smith Park, as well as the splash pad at Gordon Park will reopen this week and remain open through Labor Day to help residents with the rising temperatures. More info on pools found online.

200 Bay View residents held a march last night to show solidarity after the sexual assault of a woman in the neighborhood earlier this month. Residents gathered in the 2500 block of S Howell Avenue to raise awareness for the attack in hopes to show that the neighborhood is standing together and watching out for each other.

A Kenosha fifth-grader will be honored this week after her poem won a national contest for Black History Month. Marissa Callaway's poem "Black", was selected out of thousands submitted from the U.S. and Canada, and will be recognized at a meeting today of the Kenosha Unified School Board.

Milwaukee World Festival Inc. plans to offer free entertainment on Tuesday nights in September. The Johnson Controls World Sound Stage will host ComedySportz, The Familiar Looking Strangers and Bad Boy. Info found online.