EXPIRED MEDICATION COLLECTION: It is easy to let medication get into the wrong hands. 3 out of 5 teens say that it is easy to get medication from a medicine cabinet at home. Do not pour old or unused medication down the toilet, down the drain, or toss them in the garbage. You can bring old or unused medication to the Greenfield Law Enforcement Center at 5300 W Layton Ave. Please check-in at the reception window. *Collection site for Greenfield Residents only.
GREENFIELD FARMERS MARKET
BRING: Prescriptions, Over-the-counter medications, Vitamins, and Pet Medications in leak-proof containers. Pills must be taken out of original container and put in Ziploc bag. These items must be left in their original containers. Liquids (kept in original containers and then put into a Ziploc bag) (in small quantities of 4 oz. or less), Medicated Lotions/Ointments (in small quantities of 4 oz. or less), & Patches. You may cover your name or personal information on the container if you wish. *
Sundays | 10 AM – 2 PM | Konkel Park May 5 through October 27* Makers Market the first Sunday of every month! *Closed Memorial Day weekend for Jansen Fest Friendly Reminder: Dogs are not allowed in Konkel Park Forms of payment accepted: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Quest/EBT, WIC Vouchers The Farmers Market will open on Sunday, May 5th, for its seventh season and will continue to boast a variety of over 50 vendors. Visit the Market to shop, eat, listen to live music, participate in our sponsored activities and events as well as enjoy time outdoors. Connect with us on Facebook (facebook.com/greenfieldwifarmersmarket) or visit us online for the most up-todate market announcements. We look forward to seeing you there!
DO NOT BRING: Aerosols, biohazardous material (things that may have touched bodily fluids), needles or sharp objects, inhalers, illegal drugs, personal care items, household hazardous waste.
COLLECTION OF SHARP AND USED NEEDLES: Many Greenfield residents may need daily injections for diabetes or other medical issues. Disposal of used needles and other sharps is often limited. Sharps are needles, syringes, lancets (finger-stick devices), or any other sharp medical object. These objects should be safely thrown away. Read more information below.
Attention Market Enthusiasts: The Farmers Market Committee is looking to expand their group of core volunteers. If you shop the market, are passionate about food and helping others, or looking for a way to give back to your community, please contact us! You may call or email for more information: farmersmarket@ greenfieldwi.us or (414) 329-5275.
DO NOT: Put sharps into the regular garbage. DO: Put all used or unused sharps into an approved red “sharps” containers and disposed at a sharps collection site.
BABY BOXES FREE baby boxes for ALL parents and caregivers! • Baby Boxes provide a safe place for a newborn baby to sleep • We encourage parents to room share, not bed share • Newborn babies should sleep on their back in the crib, pack n’ play, or bassinet • No blankets, toys, pillows, or other items should be in baby’s sleep space
The approved red “sharps” containers are available to buy at local pharmacies and at the Greenfield Health Department. You can buy a container at the health department for $4.00 during normal business hours. City of Greenfield Collection Site: Greenfield Health Department, 7325 W Forest Home Ave. **Collection site for Greenfield Residents only. Non-Greenfield residents can call the Department of Natural Resources (1-888936-7463) for locations of sharps collection sites in their area.
5K RUN/WALK Saturday, June 8, 2019 Race Begins at 8:00 AM KONKEL PARK 5151 W. Layton Ave. Greenfield, WI Ethan Monson-Dupuis died in 2016 at age 25 from an accidental heroin overdose. Join us in the effort to destigmatize addiction. Help raise awareness that addition is a brain disease, not a character flaw or lack of will power. Run or walk in honor of someone who is in recovery or for someone who has lost their fight. Enjoy MC Gene Mueller from 620-WTMJ, food, live DJ, medal ceremony. Stay for resource tables, free Narcan training, and free prescription medication disposal at Greenfield Police Dept. All proceeds go to The Ethan Monson-Dupuis Opiate Recovery Fund through Aurora Health Care. Register or Donate at: https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/ Greenfield/ EthansRunAgainstAddiction Registration Fee: $25 Race Fee + $2.50 Sign-up fee with t-shirt. Price increases to $30 after April 29, 2019 Facebook: @EthansRunAgainstAddiction
Summer 2019 | Making Greenfield A Better Place
Community Recreation, Parks & Service Guide for residents of Greenfield, Wisconsin. **UPDATED 4/30/19**