Tonight, representatives from Madison Fruits and Nuts discuss what it takes to implement and run a public fruit orchard on community property. A representative of Bock Community Garden will provide an update on the fruit and nut trees that were planted there in 2010 as part of a Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Grant project. This is at 7pm at Willy Street Co-op West, 6825 University Avenue. More info at tnsmonona.org.
This Sunday is a Winter Bird Walk at the UW Arboretum. Returning birds often arrive in February, and on Sunday’s walk, you’ll look for red-winged blackbirds, bluebirds, robins, and more. This free event is Sunday from 1 to 2:30pm. Meet at the arboretum visitor center, 1207 Seminole Highway. More info at uwarboretum.org.
You’re invited to drop in at Active McFarland’s Political Cafe, most Saturdays from 9:30 to 11am at the McFarland House Cafe, 5923 Exchange Street in McFarland. Enjoy great coffee and share ideas with other Wisconsin progressives. For more details, search Active McFarland on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org.