On October 28th, there will be an interactive “Placemaking Workshop” to brainstorm ideas for uses and activities to include as part of the Madison Public Market District. The Workshop will start with a brief presentation and then small groups will head outside to walk the site and brainstorm opportunities. This is a free, public event and everyone is encouraged to attend and share their ideas. It’s Tuesday, October 28th from 4:30 to 7pm at Tenney Park Pavilion, 1414 East Johnson. Register online by going to the projects website at cityofmadison.com/publicmarket. For more info, call Dan at 608-267-1968.
This Sunday, Madison Action for Mining Alternatives hosts a public screening of the documentary “Wisconsin’s Mining Standoff,” about the ongoing fight over the proposed GTAC iron project in the Penokee Hills, plus the short film “Frac Sand Land.” Following will be a discussion with grassroots activists challenging extreme corporate resource extraction across the Midwest. This is Sunday at 7pm at Union South Marquee Theater, 1308 West Dayton. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.