The Beacon Day Shelter opened in October on East Washington Avenue. This is the first winter it has been active, serving members of Dane County’s homeless population. The Beacon’s director, Judith Metzger, says the shelter can act as a one-stop shop for homeless families and individuals. “The Beacon provides those services and resources for […]
Do you love to ride your bike in winter? Have you discovered the secret to staying warm and dry? Or are you winter-biking curious and want to learn more? Whether you’ve been riding a bike in the winter for a long time or are just curious, come join us for Madison Winter Bike Fashion Show […]
DESCRIPTION Circuits, Cards, and Code is an event for students in 1st-5th grade to build upon the tradition of winter card making through an engaging STEM activity. At this creative maker – tech event, students (1st-5th grade) will explore circuitry and STEM fundamentals by creating an LED light-up holiday card and a scratch adventure game […]
Andrew and Mary Jo Borchardt discuss what it’s like in winter at their Five Green Acres homestead near Poynette, Wisc. Half their interview took place in front of their kitchen’s woodstove, the remainder in the barnyard. When they bought their farm, it came with a small clutch of chickens, which they refer to as their “gateway drug” for […]
If you are looking for a way to warm up after a long day in the Wisconsin wind, or are clogged up with a cold and need to breath, this ginger hot toddy will make you remember that winter or the ickiness you are feeling is only temporary, and that the sun, the warmth, and good feelings will once again return.