Grab A Hard Hat, Jump in Construction Equipment during Mandel's 'Hard Hats for Kids'
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 on the site of Milwaukee developer Mandel's six-story development at 4027 N. Oakland Ave., children can have their photo taken in construction equipment and parents can take private tours.
Milwaukee developer Mandel Group is giving children an opportunity to get their hands dirty on a real construction site, during its "Hard Hats for Kids" event on Sept. 8.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the site of Mandel's six-story development at 4027 N. Oakland Ave., children can have their photo taken in a large excavator/backhoe.
Additionally, there will private tours of the site, free hard hats sized just for kids, and a chance to speak with some of the workers. Additional prizes include children’s books geared at explaining construction and sweets and goodies inside Sendik’s.
Construction is expected to wrap up in March, when Walgreens will move across the street from its current location at 4081 N. Oakland Ave. in the $34.8 million development, which includes which will include 84 apartments and two parking structures with 200 stalls.