It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
This weekend are two bird and nature outings! Saturday at 10am is “Owl You Need is Love!” This is at 330 Femrite Drive. Sunday’s outing is “Burning Questions with Paul Noeldner” at 1:30pm at the Lakeshore Preserve, 2002 University Bay Drive. Join other nature lovers, family and friends for a beautiful winter nature hike at Picnic Point and the Lakeshore Preserve! Both outings are free, family friendly outing, no pets, and no registration required. Dress appropriately for winter weather. For more info, call 608-698-0104.
Tomorrow, Saturday, February 24, and the fourth Saturday of every month, is Sustainable Saturday Night. The event starts at 6:00 pm at James Reeb Unitarian Universalist, 2146 East Johnson Street in Madison. There will be potluck followed by a program. Sustainable Saturday Night is a joint project of the Eastside Planning Council, the E-E-N-A Sustainability Task Force, and the James Reeb Peace, Justice and Sustainability Group. It is free, family friendly and welcoming to all! For more info, call 608-630-3633.
Evening Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious low-cost meals to older and differently abled people. Locations are flexible and the time commitment is about one hour per shift. For details call 276-7598.
Help the Upper Sugar River Watershed Association restore the Sugar River Wetlands State Natural Area during its “4th Saturday” volunteer work days. In February, tomorrow, volunteers will help burn brush piles accumulated last winter and spring, and continue removing invasives and treating them with herbicide. Volunteers are encouraged to dress for the weather and bring a pair of work gloves if possible. There will also be work gloves available for people to borrow. Boots are not a bad idea, either. Any work tools needed for the day will be provided, but volunteers are welcome to bring their own equipment, like handsaws and loppers, if they prefer. Coffee, hot chocolate and refreshments will be provided. Volunteers and work leaders will meet where Epic Lane and County View Road meet in Verona, overlooking the Epic Systems campus to the east and the Military Ridge State Trail to the west. An approximate address is 2517 Country View Road, Verona. To RSVP or for more info contact Wade Moder at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 920-850-6902.
Casey Day, a local musician, has a great selection of original kids music that is pretty much guaranteed to keep the kiddos moving and singing along. Day is performing tomorrow, Saturday, February 24, at 9 a.m., at Cargo Bike Shop, 1404 Williamson Street in Madison. Call 608-467-2316 for more info.
On Tuesday, February 27th, the Arts and Literature Lab, or A-L-L, is hosting an Arts Education Forum with Madison school board candidates up for election in Spring 2018. Anna Mueller Moffit and Gloria Reyes have confirmed attendance. The discussion will be moderated by Madison Poet Laureate Oscar Mireles. A-L-L particularly seeks questions from current and former arts educators, students and parents. To RSVP, and to submit questions for the candidates, visit the Facebook event page “Arts Education Forum with School Board Candidates”.
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