Tonight is Science Thursday at Wingra Boats with “Sound! Color! Light!” Explore natural phenomena with members of UW Alpha Chi Sigma Chemistry Fraternity. This free, family science program is from 6 to 7pm at the boathouse at Wingra Park, 824 Knickerbocker Street. More info at wingraboats.com.
Tonight’s Socrate’s Cafe topic is “Are neighbors in today’s world too afraid to visit each other’s home’s?” This is at 7pm at Michelangelo’s Coffeehouse, 114 State Street. For more info, call Richard at 608-257-8869.
Saturday is “Fun Raiser 7” – a benefit for Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, with tasty food and drink, plus live music. This is Saturday from 4 to 9pm at Tenney Park, 1414 East Johnson Street. It is followed with an after party at the High Noon Saloon from 10pm to close. For more info, call 608-444-9052.
The Parental Stress line helps prevent child abuse by connecting parents who are stressed or feeling alone with volunteers who talk with them by phone. Training is necessary. Call 241-4888, extension 26 for details.