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Project FACE
Cooperative effort by Dane County agencies offers ongoing mental-health support for residents at locations countywide. Info: clewis@ccmadison.org or 256-2358

Support GroupsDaily starting 04/01/11
Family Court Assistance Project
Offers free help completing/filing forms to self-represented Dane County residents, by appointment, at the Courthouse & Villager Mall. RSVP: 262-2301

General NoticesDaily starting 04/01/11
Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Caregiver Support Groups
20+ monthly meetings at locations around Dane County: www.alzwisc.org. 232-3400

Support GroupsDaily starting 12/01/12
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Groups
Monthly meetings at locations around Dane County: alz.org/scwisc. 203-8500

Support GroupsDaily starting 05/13/13
Narcotics Anonymous
Free support/education meetings offered daily at various locations: www.wisconsinna.org. Helpline: 888-431-7526

Support GroupsDaily starting 07/01/13
Gamblers Anonymous
7 pm Thursdays & Tuesdays, 8:30 am Saturdays & 11 am Sundays, Wil-Mar Center; and 7 pm Mondays, Fitchburg Serenity Club. 608-283-5800

Support GroupsDaily starting 09/12/13
Madison Area Overeaters Anonymous
Meetings daily; for updated schedule: www.region5oa.org. 608-663-8823

Support GroupsDaily starting 12/06/13
Feline Adoptions
Cats/kittens, noon-3 pm Saturdays & Sundays, Country Animal Haven, Stoughton. 608-212-8729

Special InterestsSaturdays @ 12:00pm
Feline Adoptions
Cats/kittens, noon-3 pm Saturdays & Sundays, Country Animal Haven, Stoughton. 608-212-8729

Special InterestsSundays @ 12:00pm
Second Harvest Foodbank Volunteers
Sought for food sorting/repacking, custodial & other duties, weekdays, 2802 Dairy Dr. Info: www.secondharvestmadison.org. 608-216-7214

Good WorksDaily starting 01/01/14
Center for Families Volunteers
Sought for childcare, transportation, office help, parent mentoring & more. Info: megm@centerforfamilies.org. 608-241-5150

Good WorksDaily starting 01/01/14
Food Pantry Donations
Community Action Coalition collects/distributes non-perishable items at locations throughout Dane County. Info: www.cacscw.org/food.php. 608-246-4730

Good WorksDaily starting 01/01/14
Women Surviving Domestic Violence Support Group
6:30-8:30 pm Thursdays & Wednesdays; Spanish-speaking group 1 pm Tuesdays. Call for sign-up & confidential location: 608-251-4445

Support GroupsTuesdays @ 1:00pm
Women Surviving Domestic Violence Support Group
6:30-8:30 pm Thursdays & Wednesdays; Spanish-speaking group 1 pm Tuesdays. Call for sign-up & confidential location: 608-251-4445

Support GroupsWednesdays @ 6:30pm
Women Surviving Domestic Violence Support Group
6:30-8:30 pm Thursdays & Wednesdays; Spanish-speaking group 1 pm Tuesdays. Call for sign-up & confidential location: 608-251-4445

Support GroupsThursdays @ 6:30pm
Sports for Active Seniors
Yearly membership includes hundreds of seasonal activities: sportsforactiveseniors.org. 608-244-5582

SeniorsDaily starting 05/19/14
Ten Variations on a Theme
Corn crib installations, 8/23-4/1, 771 Silver Ln., near Edgerton (reception 1-5 pm, 8/23, with artist talks 3:30 pm), by Arthur Durkee, Thomas Ferrella, Emily McCabe, Mark Nelson, Rebecca Power, Kyle Richmond, John Steines/David Ott, Amy Wencel, Michael Winter. silverwoodart@gmail.com. 608-289-9627

ArtDaily starting 08/23/14
Breast & Cervical Cancer Screenings
Free checkups available at 25 Dane County clinics for age/income eligible women through Wisconsin Well Woman Program: www.publichealthmdc.com/wwwp. 608-242-6385

HealthDaily starting 10/01/14
Call for "Bus Lines" Poetry
Madison Metro invites submissions from elementary school ages & up through 1/31 for the annual competition for display on Metro buses. www.cityofmadison.com/metro/poetry. 608-266-4466

WordsDaily starting 11/07/14
Write Your Madison
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Cowfeather Press invite submissions of poetry for group collage poem through 2/15, via Twitter: #WriteYourMadison. Guidelines: cowfeather.org

WordsDaily starting 12/29/14
Call for Chapbooks
Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets invites submissions of 2014 publications through 2/1. Guidelines: www.wfop.org

WordsDaily starting 12/29/14
Winter Parking Regulations
Madison's alternate-side parking rules are in effect 1-7 am, 11/15-3/15: Park on the even-numbered side of the street on even-numbered days and on the odd-numbered side on odd-numbered days. Exception: Alternate side parking only in effect during a declared snow emergency in the Downtown/Isthmus Snow Emergency Zone (bounded by lakes Monona & Mendota, south to Park & Proudfit streets, west to Thornton Avenue & north to Yahara River). $20 fine for violations ($60 during declared emergency or in Snow Emergency Zone; add $50 if towed). www.cityofmadison.com/winter. 608-261-9111

General NoticesDaily starting 01/01/15
Neighborhood Grant Program
City of Madison invites group proposals through 3/2; grant workshop 6 pm, 1/13, Madison Municipal Building-Room LL110. Info: www.cityofmadison.com/neighborhoods. 608-267-1131

General NoticesDaily starting 01/02/15 @ 6:00pm
Snowshoe Scurry
10km/5km/1-mile snowshoe races & dog jog to benefit Friends of Dane County Parks & Racers Against Childhood Cancer, 9 am, 1/3, 17 & 31, Donald Park, Mount Horeb; and 9 am, 1/10 & 24, Table Bluff Trail, Cross Plains (registration 4:30-6 pm Fridays, Fontana Sports-West, or 7:45 am at the parks). $35/$5 ($125/series; bring snowshoes). snowshoewi.com. 608-212-3828

RecreationSaturdays @ 9:00am
Christmas Tree Collection
First round begins 1/5. For schedule: www.cityofmadison.com/streets. 608-267-2088

General NoticesDaily starting 01/05/15
Madison Water Utility Rebate Program
Up to $100/unit available for replacement of older toilets with EPA-rated models (see epa.gov/watersense/pp/find_het.htm). Available for residential customers & apartment buildings. Forms/info: www.cityofmadison.com/water. 608-266-4651

General NoticesDaily starting 01/06/15
Job Search Support Group
Free meeting for unemployed professionals, 10 am-noon Tuesdays, 21 N. Park St. 608-263-6960

Special InterestsTuesdays @ 10:00am
1 Million Cups
Free meetup for entrepreneurs, funders & mentors, 9 am Wednesdays, 100state. 100Statemadison.sites.1millioncups.com

Special InterestsWednesdays
Defeat Hunger Bowl
Nonperishable food donations collected for Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, 1/8-2/1, Madison Wal-Mart locations. www.facebook.com/defeathungerbowl

Good WorksDaily starting 01/08/15
Madison Area Music Awards Artist Registration
Continues through 1/31. $5 membership fee. themamas.org

Arts NoticesDaily starting 01/08/15
MAMA Breakthrough Artist Battle of the Bands
Band registration extended through 1/31 (show 4/17). $5 membership fee. themamas.org

Arts NoticesDaily starting 01/08/15
Lamppost Players Children's Theater
Seeking actors for their summer production of "The Horse & His Boy" (rehearsals begin in June). $100 fee. RSVP by 4/1: 608-256-6282

Kids StuffDaily starting 01/14/15
Call for Writers
Stories about moms sought for the annual Mother's Day spoken word performance "Listen to Your Mother," with auditions by appointment 1-4 pm, 2/8, Happy Bambino; or 6-8 pm, 2/12, Century House. RSVP by 2/5: keyla20002000@yahoo.com. 608-301-5208

WordsDaily starting 01/14/15
VSA Wisconsin Call for Art
Submissions invited through 2/9 from youth & adults with disabilities for annual exhibitions. Info: vsawis.org. 608-241-2131

Arts NoticesDaily starting 01/16/15
Home Chore Volunteer Program
Madison Coalition of Older Adults seeks volunteers to help older adults of modest means remain at home by assisting with household chores. madisonhomechore@gmail.com. 608-243-5252

Good WorksDaily starting 01/22/15
Bald Eagle Watching Tour
With Ferry Bluff Eagle Council, departing at 10 am Saturdays, 1/24-2/14, Cedarberry Inn, Sauk City. $5. RSVP: 608-643-6625

EnvironmentSaturdays @ 10:00am
South Madison Coalition of the Elderly
Romnes Apartments: Cards/games 1 pm Mondays; Yoga 3 pm Wednesdays. Quaker Housing: Cards/games 1 pm Fridays. Lunch served 11:30 am Mondays-Fridays at Romnes Apts. & Quaker Housing. $7.50 ($4 donation ages 60+). RSVP by noon, previous weekday: 608-251-8405

SeniorsDaily starting 01/26/15
Theater Bus
Invites reservations for: "The Nerd," 3/14, Sunset Playhouse, Elm Grove (departs 9:45-10:30 am, $68, RSVP by 2/23); "The Verdict," 3/21, Rock Valley College Studio Theatre, Rockford, Ill. (departs 9:45-10:30 am, $70; RSVP by 3/9); "Farce of Nature," 4/19, Bell Tower Theater, Dubuque, Iowa (departs 9:30-10:15 am, $75; RSVP by 3/23); "Jeeves Takes A Bow," 4/29, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (departs 9-9:45 am, $78; RSVP by 3/27); "Sex Please, We're Sixty," 4/26, Rhode Center for the Arts, Kenosha (trip full). RSVP: theaterbus@tds.net. 608-257-0003

SeniorsDaily starting 01/29/15
SMART Recovery
Self-Management & Recovery Training, free support for abstinence from addictive behaviors, 7 pm Wednesdays, Wil-Mar Center; and 7 pm Thursdays, New Self-Renewal Center. madisonsmartrecovery.com. 608-520-0458

Support GroupsThursdays @ 7:00pm
Madison Public Schools
No school middle schools, 1/30. 608-663-1879

Families01/30/15
Madison Mutual Drift
Release party for "Madison, Wisconsin: A City in Nine Objects" book, 6:30 pm, 1/30, Bayview International Center for Education & the Arts. 608-256-7808

Words01/30/15 @ 6:30pm
Endangered Resources Licence Plate Photo Contest
DNR welcomes submissions of bald eagle pics through 2/8: www.facebook.com/widnr

ArtDaily starting 01/30/15
Water Street Bridge
Yoga studio benefit concert, 7 pm, 1/30, A Perfect Knot, 409 S. Few St. $10. 608-848-2339

Music: More Music01/30/15 @ 7:00pm
Scandihoovian Winter Festival
Outdoor & indoor activities, 1/30-2/1, Mount Horeb/Blue Mounds area. Schedule: www.scandiwinterfest.com

Special EventsDaily starting 01/30/15
RSVP for Four Lakes Sierra Club Water Sentinels
Tour of UW-Oshkosh bio-gas plant, carpool leaves Madison 8 am, 2/5. RSVP by 1/30: lizmwessel@gmail.com. 608-238-9934

Environment01/30/15
Toby Lightman, Gabe Dixon
7 pm, 1/30, Wildwood Station Pavillion, Marshfield. $25/$20 ($17/$12 adv.). voxconcertseries.com. 715-502-9850

Out of Town01/30/15 @ 7:00pm
Rich Baumann
Free concert, 9:30 am, 1/31, Divine Savior Healthcare-The Tivoli, Portage. 608-745-5900

Music: More Music01/31/15 @ 9:30am
Ice Age Trail Alliance-Dane County Work Day
Brush clearing, 9 am, 1/31, Cross Plains Ice Age National Scientific Reserve, 8107 Old Sauk Pass Rd. nattrails@aol.com. 608-249-2421

Environment01/31/15 @ 9:00am
Owl Prowl
Birding walk, 3 pm, 1/31, Horicon Marsh Education Center, plus talk at 6:30 pm. Free. 920-387-7893

Environment01/31/15 @ 3:00pm
CultureWorks Field Trip
10 am, 1/31, Tripp Heritage Museum, Prairie du Sac. Free/donations. RSVP: cultureworks.wi@gmail.com. 608-356-3556

Special Interests01/31/15
Bird/Nature Walk
"Grumpy Groundhogs" topic, all ages welcome, 1:30 pm, 2/1, Cherokee Marsh, 6098 N. Sherman Ave. 608-698-0104

Environment02/01/15 @ 1:30pm
Czerwone Gitary
Polish rock band, 2:30 pm, 2/1, Polish Center of Wisconsin, Franklin. $40. www.polishcenterofwisconsin.org. 414-529-2140

Out of Town02/01/15 @ 2:30pm
Chili Dinner
Annual fundraiser for Cub Scout Pack 352, 11 am-2 pm, 2/1, Brooklyn Community Center. $7 (free ages 4 & under). 608-332-0064

Good Works02/01/15 @ 11:00am
MacDowell Club of Milwaukee
Free organ concert, 3 pm, 2/1, Kenwood United Methodist Church, Milwaukee. www.macdowellclubmilwaukee.org

Out of Town02/01/15 @ 3:00pm
RSVP for Rail Car Incident Response
Free Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium class, 6-10 pm, 2/16-17, Madison College-Truax. RSVP by 2/2: www.ruraltraining.org. 877-855-7372

General Notices02/02/15
RSVP for Winter Rendezvous
Ice Age Trail Mobile Skills Crew social gathering, 2/7-8, Central Wisconsin Environmental Station, Amherst Junction. RSVP by 2/2: www.iceagetrail.org. 800-227-0046

Environment02/02/15
Industrial Workers of the World
Meeting, 6:30 pm, 2/2, Madison Teachers Inc. 608-255-1800

Politics02/02/15 @ 6:30pm
Sun Prairie Groundhog Day
Jimmy the Groundhog makes his annual prediction regarding the remaining length of winter, 6:45 am, 2/2, Cannery Square, Sun Prairie. 608-512-9743

Special Events02/02/15
Make Music Madison Discussion
Brainstorming & refreshments, 6 pm, 2/2, 100State, 30 W. Mifflin St. RSVP: info@makemusicmadison.org

Music: More Music02/02/15 @ 6:00pm
Madison Metropolitan School District Kindergarten Registration
Age 4 or 5 on/before 9/1/15, 2-6 pm, 2/2, for all MMSD elementary schools. Info: www.madison.k12.wi.us. 608-663-1914

Families02/02/15 @ 2:00pm
South Madison Coalition of the Elderly
Romnes Apartments: Cards/games 1 pm Mondays; Yoga 3 pm Wednesdays. Quaker Housing: Cards/games 1 pm Fridays. Lunch served 11:30 am Mondays-Fridays at Romnes Apts. & Quaker Housing. $7.50 ($4 donation ages 60+). RSVP by noon, previous weekday: 608-251-8405

SeniorsDaily starting 02/02/15
Life Under the Snow
Free DNR storytime & crafts program, 6:30 pm, 2/3, Horicon Marsh Education Center. www.horiconmarsh.org. 920-387-7893

Kids Stuff02/03/15 @ 6:30pm
RSVP for Love is On-the-Air!
Dinner show featuring performances of vintage radio shows, 6 pm, 2/7, Masonic Lodge, Edgerton. $35 benefits Edgerton High School scholarships. RSVP by 2/3: www.eventbrite.com/e/love-is-on-the-air-tickets-15062817292. 608-884-2582

Theater and Dance02/03/15
Habitat for Humanity Informational Meeting
For prospective Dane County homeowner applicants: 6 pm, 2/3, Lake View Church, Stoughton; 6 pm, 2/4, Sun Prairie Library. www.habitatdane.org. 608-255-1549

General NoticesDaily starting 02/03/15
RSVP for Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce Business Seminar
"De-stress from the Holidays & on to a Better 2015," 7:30 am, 2/4, Sun Prairie Utilities. $15. RSVP by 2/3: www.sunprairiechamber.com. 608-837-4547

Special Interests02/03/15
Paint the Point
Arts Mineral Point benefit "plein air" competition, 2/4-7, throughout Mineral Point; display/silent auction 10 am-9 pm, 2/7, Longbranch & Wantoot galleries. Spectators free. www.artsmp.org. 608-284-5927

ArtDaily starting 02/04/15
Ice Age Trail-Lodi Valley Chapter Full Moon Hike
7 pm, 2/4, meet at Robertson Trailhead, Lodi/Springfield Rd. Bring flashlight. 608-843-3926

Environment02/04/15 @ 7:00pm
Unlock the Dream
Informational tour, 8 am, 2/4, Habitat for Humanity, 1014 Fiedler Ln. #29. RVSP: www.habitatdane.org. 608-255-1549

General Notices02/04/15 @ 8:00am
RSVP for Cherokee Marsh Snowshoe
Natural Heritage Land Trust outing, 9 am, 2/7, from 6098 N. Sherman Ave. Free. RSVP by 2/4: nhlt.org. 608-258-9797

Recreation02/04/15
Badger Bioneers
Free Sustain Dane screening of highlights from the 2014 conference, 6 pm, 2/4, 100 State. RSVP: 608-819-0689

Environment02/04/15 @ 6:00pm
Blue Mounds Area Project
"The River that Flows Uphill: Landscape Evolution, Stream Piracy & the History of the Lower Wisconsin River" talk, 7 pm, 2/5, Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Education Center, Mount Horeb. Free; all welcome. 608-469-2998

Environment02/05/15 @ 7:00pm
Kick off the Con
Wizard World Comic Con event, 7 pm, 2/5, Brass Ring, Brink Lounge & High Noon Saloon, with celebrity appearances, movies, trivia, super hero themed party & more. $10 (ages 18+). 608-268-1122

Special Events02/05/15 @ 7:00pm
Opera 101
With Skylight Music Theatre, 7:30 pm, 2/5, Hotel Foster, Milwaukee. Free. 414-291-7800

Out of Town02/05/15 @ 7:30pm
Madison Public Schools
No school, 2/6. 608-663-1879

Families02/06/15
American Bouldering Series Nationals
Climbing competition, open to spectators 8:30 am on 2/6 ($10) and 9:45 am & 7 pm, 2/7 ($20), Monona Terrace; also, citizen competition, 2-5 pm, 2/7 (free), Boulders Climbing Gym. Competitor info: absnationals.org. 303-499-0715

SportsDaily starting 02/06/15
Under the Starry Skies
Snowshoe hike for all ages, 6 pm, 2/6, Aldo Leopold Nature Center's Black Earth Campus. $8 ($29/family). RSVP: 608-221-0404

Environment02/06/15 @ 6:00pm
Beginner Milonga
Open dance, 8:30-11 pm, 2/6, Tango House of Madison, 516 Orchard St. Donations (free lesson 7:30 pm). 608-332-9113

Dancing02/06/15
Madison Area Music Awards Voting
First round, 2/6-3/9. $5 membership fee. themamas.org

Music: More MusicDaily starting 02/06/15
UW Arboretum Volunteer Work Day
Wingra oak savanna, 9 am-noon, 2/7, meet at Arbor Drive parking lot. Canceled if precipitation/below 10 degrees. 608-265-5214

Environment02/07/15 @ 9:00am
Pour'n Yer Heart Out
Live iron pouring, 11 am-6 pm, 2/7, Sector67; afterparty 8 pm, Harmony Bar, with music by Whiskey City Tango, Cowboy Television, Trap Saturn, MobCraft tap takeover ($7). www.felionstudios.com

Special Events02/07/15
Hoot
Free family film screening, 6:30 pm, 2/7, Horicon Marsh Education Center. 920-387-7893

Kids Stuff02/07/15 @ 6:30pm
Madison Gay Video Club
"End of Cruising" & "Tool Belt: Blue Collar," 8 pm, 2/7, confidential location: www.mgvc.org. 608-244-8690

LGBT02/07/15 @ 8:00pm
Iola Winter Carnival
Annual event, 2/7-8, throughout Iola, with ice sculpture contest, winter sports, craft sale, raffle & more. ischamber.org. 715-445-4005

Out of TownDaily starting 02/07/15
The Prairie Enthusiasts Volunteer Work Day
9 am-noon, 2/7, Black Earth Prairie (Fesenfeld Road). 608-278-9308

Environment02/07/15 @ 9:00am
Antique & Collectible Show
Annual showcase for local vendors, 9 am-4 pm, 2/8, Knights of Columbus, 5256 Verona Rd. Free admission. 608-444-0649

Special Interests02/08/15 @ 9:00am
Bike Winter Week
With Madison Bike Winter, 2/8-14; Friday is Winter Bike to Work Day, with commuter station/coffee 7:30-9 am, on southwest commuter path & near Machinery Row, happy hour 5-7 pm, Mason Lounge. More events: www.facebook.com/madbikewinter. 608-294-9505

RecreationDaily starting 02/08/15
The Prairie Enthusiasts Volunteer Work Day
Tree/brush removal, noon-4 pm, 2/8, Erbe Grassland, Erbe Road southwest of Mount Horeb. 608-437-4879

Environment02/08/15 @ 12:00pm
Madison Public Schools
Early release for middle/high schoolers, Mondays 2/9-3/2. 608-663-1879

Families02/09/15
South Madison Coalition of the Elderly
Romnes Apartments: Cards/games 1 pm Mondays; Yoga 3 pm Wednesdays. Quaker Housing: Cards/games 1 pm Fridays. Lunch served 11:30 am Mondays-Fridays at Romnes Apts. & Quaker Housing. $7.50 ($4 donation ages 60+). RSVP by noon, previous weekday: 608-251-8405

SeniorsDaily starting 02/09/15
Over 50 Dinner Group
Dinner gathering, 5 pm, 2/11, Longhorn Steahouse, 418 S. Gammon Rd. 608-255-6873

Special Interests02/11/15 @ 5:00pm
UW Volunteer Tutoring Program
Assist employees with English skills/cultural learning, orientation/training 5:30 pm, 2/11, 21 N. Park St., Room 1108. jthao@ohr.wisc.edu. 608-263-2217

Good Works02/11/15 @ 5:30pm
The Loving Story
CultureWorks film screening, 6:30 pm, 2/11, Baraboo Library. cultureworks.wi@gmail.com. 608-356-3556

Out of Town02/11/15 @ 6:30pm
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Meeting
Discussing reconstruction of Hwy. 69 between Hwy. 92 & Hwy. D, 5:30 pm, 2/12, Belleville Village Hall. 608-245-2674

General Notices02/12/15 @ 5:30pm
Madison Metro Bus Notes
On 2/13-15: Beginning at noon Friday, buses detour in downtown area due to Winter Festival. Updated bus schedules at www.cityofmadison.com/metro. 608-266-4466

General NoticesDaily starting 02/13/15
Finding Felicity
Meet artisan jewelry makers, 5:30-8 pm, 2/13, Juneberry Studio & Marketplace, 702 E Johnson St., plus refreshments. Free. 218-226-3602

Art02/13/15 @ 5:30pm
Portage Area Community Theater
"Merlot Memories: A Love Story in Six Rounds," Valentine's Day cabaret, 7 pm, 2/13-14, 205 Vino, Portage. Donations. 608-742-5655

Music: More MusicDaily starting 02/13/15 @ 7:00pm
Love is in the Air
Guided hike, 10 am, 2/14, Horicon Marsh Education Center. 920-387-7893

Environment02/14/15 @ 10:00am
Mad Town Talls
Meeting for Valentine's Day dinner, 4:45 pm, 2/14, Bonefish Grill, followed by trip to movie. RSVP: 608-206-6825

Special Interests02/14/15 @ 4:45pm
February Fest
Peninsula Music Festival concert by Erich Peterson, Sarah Bowman Peterson & Judith Jackson, 2 pm, 2/14, Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, Ellison Bay. $25. 920-854-4060

Out of Town02/14/15 @ 2:00pm
Early Music Now
"Portrait of Love," by Les Delices, 5 pm, 2/14, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Milwaukee. $44-$28. 414-225-3113

Out of Town02/14/15 @ 5:00pm
The Prairie Enthusiasts Volunteer Work Day
Brush removal/burn, 9 am-noon, 2/14, Smith-Reiner Prairie, Clearview Road southwest of Cambridge. 608-825-6922

Environment02/14/15 @ 9:00am
Markets & Meals for Hope
Churches' Center for Land & People benefit brunch & farmers' market, 9 am-noon, 2/15, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. 608-622-5148

MarketsGardens02/15/15 @ 9:00am
Madison Public Schools
Early release for middle/high schoolers, Mondays 2/9-3/2. 608-663-1879

Families02/16/15
South Madison Coalition of the Elderly
Romnes Apartments: Cards/games 1 pm Mondays; Yoga 3 pm Wednesdays. Quaker Housing: Cards/games 1 pm Fridays. Lunch served 11:30 am Mondays-Fridays at Romnes Apts. & Quaker Housing. $7.50 ($4 donation ages 60+). RSVP by noon, previous weekday: 608-251-8405

SeniorsDaily starting 02/16/15
Otters on the Marsh
Free DNR storytime & crafts, 6:30 pm, 2/17, Horicon Marsh Education Center. www.horiconmarsh.org. 920-387-7893

Kids Stuff02/17/15 @ 6:30pm
Spring Primary Election
Voters go to the polls between 7 am-8 pm, 2/17. For polling places/ballot info: www.cityofmadison.com/clerk or www.countyofdane.com/clerk. 608-266-4601

Government02/17/15 @ 7:00am
Unlock the Dream
Informational tour, 5:30 pm, 2/19, Habitat for Humanity, 1014 Fiedler Ln. #29. RVSP: www.habitatdane.org. 608-255-1549

General Notices02/19/15 @ 5:30pm
Present Music
"Connecting in the Chamber" concert by Bruce Adolphe, Sofia Gubaidulina, Harry Partch, John Zorn, Nico Muhly, Cody Smythe, Kamran Ince, 7:30 pm, 2/19-20, Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co., Milwaukee; 11 am, 2/20, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee. $25/concert. 414-271-0711

Out of TownDaily starting 02/19/15 @ 7:30pm
American Birkebeiner
Annual ski race events, 2/19-21, Hayward/Cable area. Info: www.birkie.com. 715-634-5025

Out of TownDaily starting 02/19/15
Beloit International Film Festival
2/20-3/1, downtown Beloit area venues. $9/film ($8 adv.). www.beloitfilmfest.com. 608-313-1378

Special EventsDaily starting 02/20/15
Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference
Fair Wisconsin event, 2/20-22, Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee. $200-$75 options. RSVP: wilgbtleadership.org. 608-441-0143

LGBTDaily starting 02/20/15
Jillian Edwards, Danika Holmes
7 pm, 2/20, Wildwood Station Pavillion, Marshfield. $30/$25 ($25/$20 adv.). voxconcertseries.com. 715-502-9850

Out of Town02/20/15 @ 7:00pm
UW Arboretum Volunteer Work Day
9 am-noon, 2/21, meet at Grady Tract parking lot. Canceled if precipitation/below 10 degrees. 608-265-5214

Environment02/21/15 @ 9:00am
Made with Code
Programing workshop designed for girls, 1 pm, 2/21, BadgerBOTS, Middleton. $10. RSVP: www.badgerbots.org. 608-831-6479

Kids Stuff02/21/15 @ 1:00pm
February Fest
Peninsula Music Festival concert by Thomas Kluge & Judith Jackson, 2 pm, 2/21, Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, Ellison Bay. $25. 920-854-4060

Out of Town02/21/15 @ 2:00pm
Steampunk Tea
1-5 pm, 2/21, Downtown Coffee Grounds, Lodi, with show & tell, swap rack & more. Free admission. 608-592-3325

Special Interests02/21/15 @ 1:00pm
The Croods
Free family film screening, 6:30 pm, 2/21, Horicon Marsh Education Center. 920-387-7893

Kids Stuff02/21/15 @ 6:30pm
Madison Gay Video Club
"Best Day Ever" & "Answered Prayers," 8 pm, 2/21, confidential location: www.mgvc.org. 608-244-8690

LGBT02/21/15 @ 8:00pm
SOLD OUT: Bill Staines
House concert, 7:30 pm, 2/21, 451 N. Few St. $18. RSVP: annedave@chorus.net

Music: More Music02/21/15 @ 7:30pm
The Prairie Enthusiasts Volunteer Work Day
Brush removal/burn, 9 am-noon, 2/21, Smith-Reiner Prairie, Clearview Road southwest of Cambridge. 608-825-6922

Environment02/21/15 @ 9:00am
Friends of the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve
Bird/nature walk, 1:30 pm, 2/22, from 3016 Lake Mendota Dr. 608-698-0104

Environment02/22/15 @ 1:30pm
What's His Name & the Other Guy
4 pm, 2/22, Hawks Inn Visitor Center, Delafield. $10. 262-337-1560

Out of Town02/22/15 @ 4:00pm
Madison Public Schools
Early release for middle/high schoolers, Mondays 2/9-3/2. 608-663-1879

Families02/23/15
RSVP for Brainiac Bowl
Aldo Leopold Nature Center fundraiser trivia contest, 5:30-9 pm, 2/28, CUNA Mutual Conference Center, with dinner, costume contest, raffle. $125 ($21+ only). RSVP by 2/23: kelley@naturenet.com. 608-216-9373

Special Events02/23/15
South Madison Coalition of the Elderly
Romnes Apartments: Cards/games 1 pm Mondays; Yoga 3 pm Wednesdays. Quaker Housing: Cards/games 1 pm Fridays. Lunch served 11:30 am Mondays-Fridays at Romnes Apts. & Quaker Housing. $7.50 ($4 donation ages 60+). RSVP by noon, previous weekday: 608-251-8405

SeniorsDaily starting 02/23/15
Curtis McMurtry
House concert, 9 pm, 2/27, 1326 MacArthur Rd. $8 donation. RSVP: righteousmusicmgmt@gmail.com. 608-358-9453

Music: More Music02/27/15 @ 9:00pm
Solomon Carter Fuller Memory Screening Day
Annual Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin event: Talk by Goldie Byrd, 6 pm, 2/27, Mt. Zion Baptist Church (RSVP: 608-236-2582); screenings 10 am-3 pm, 2/28, Urban League (RSVP: 608-232-3400)

HealthDaily starting 02/27/15
Beneath the Snow
Hike, 10 am, 2/28, Horicon Marsh Education Center. 920-387-7893

Environment02/28/15 @ 10:00am
Mad Town Talls
Gathering for dinner, 6 pm, 2/28, Longhorn Steakhouse. RSVP: 608-206-6825

Special Interests02/28/15 @ 6:00pm
February Fest
Peninsula Music Festival concert by Igor Yuzefovich & Boris Slutsky, 2 pm, 2/28, Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church, Ellison Bay. $25. 920-854-4060

Out of Town02/28/15 @ 2:00pm
Bellydancing Hafla
Yoga studio benefit, 7 pm, 2/28, A Perfect Knot, 409 S. Few St., with performances by Ayperi, Aylin, Sadira & Riad Dance Company, Raka Bandyo, music by Oudist Colony. $10. 608-848-2339

Theater and Dance02/28/15 @ 7:00pm
The Prairie Enthusiasts Volunteer Work Day
Brush removal, 10 am-4 pm, 2/28, Foxglove Savanna, S12213 Round River Trail, Spring Green. barzen@bugnet.com. 608-544-2107

Environment02/28/15 @ 10:00am
The Prairie Enthusiasts Volunteer Work Day
Tree/brush removal, noon-4 pm, 2/28, Erbe Grassland, Erbe Road southwest of Mount Horeb. egoplin@mhtc.net. 608-437-4879

Environment02/28/15 @ 12:00pm
Bird/Nature Walk
"Signs of Spring" topic, all ages welcome, 1:30 pm, 3/1, Cherokee Marsh, 6098 N. Sherman Ave. 608-698-0104

Environment03/01/15 @ 1:30pm
Madison Public Schools
Early release for middle/high schoolers, Mondays 2/9-3/2. 608-663-1879

Families03/02/15
The Big Share
Online giving day for Community Shares of Wisconsin, 3/3: www.thebigshare.org. 608-256-1066

Good Works03/03/15
Watershed-Wide Conference
Annual Yahara Pride Farms Conservation Board seminar on agriculture technology & nutrient management, 10:30 am-2 pm, 3/5, Comfort Inn, Deforest. Free. RSVP: www.yaharapridefarms.org

Environment03/05/15 @ 10:30am
Opera 101
With Skylight Music Theatre, 7:30 pm, 3/5, Hotel Foster, Milwaukee. Free. 414-291-7800

Out of Town03/05/15 @ 7:30pm
Peter Mulvey, Ken Yates & Brian Dunne
7 pm, 3/5, Wildwood Station Pavillion, Marshfield. $25/$20 ($27/$12 adv.). voxconcertseries.com. 715-502-9850

Out of Town03/05/15 @ 7:00pm
Beginner Milonga
Open dance, 8:30-11 pm, 3/6, Tango House of Madison, 516 Orchard St. Donations (free lesson 7:30 pm). 608-332-9113

Dancing03/06/15
WIAA State High School Gymnastics Tournament
March-in at 1:35 pm on 3/6 and 10:45 am, 3/7, Lincoln Field House, Wisconsin Rapids. $6/session. 715-344-8580

SportsDaily starting 03/06/15
The Prairie Enthusiasts Volunteer Work Day
9 am-noon, 3/7, Rettenmund Prairie, Fesenfeld Road, Black Earth. 608-278-9308

Environment03/07/15 @ 9:00am
Racial Justice & Incarceration
UW Comparative U.S. Studies lecture series, with Rutgers University Assistant Professor Britney Cooper: "The End of Respectability: Black Feminism & Ratchet Politics," 4 pm, 3/10, UW Ingraham Hall-Room 206; "We Can't Breathe: Making Black Lives Matter in the 21st Century," 4 pm, 3/11, Social Sciences Buliding-Room 8417. www.facebook.com/events/1401623956801579

PoliticsDaily starting 03/10/15 @ 4:00pm
WIAA State High School Girls Basketball Tournament
3/12-14, Resch Center, Green Bay. $10/session. 715-344-8580

SportsDaily starting 03/12/15
Madison Public Schools
No school, 3/13. 608-663-1879

Families03/13/15
Green Whimsy Consignment Sale
Scrapbooking/craft supplies, 10 am-3 pm, 3/14-15, Comfort Inn & Suites, DeForest. Free admission. 608-620-5205

Special InterestsDaily starting 03/14/15 @ 10:00am
Men Who Cook
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority's annual scholarship fundraiser, with audience voting on dishes cooked by local male celebrities, 3 pm, 3/14, CUNA Mutual Conference Center. $25 ($5 ages 10 & under). www.kappa-psi-omega-chapter-alpha-kappa-alpha-sorority.com

Special Events03/14/15 @ 3:00pm
Shamrock Shuffle
Annual 5K/10K run & 2-mile walk to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Dane County, 10 am, 3/15, from State Street (late registration 10 am-4 pm, 3/14, Orpheum; no day-of registration); post race party at State Street Brats. $35. shamrock-shuffle.squarespace.com

Recreation03/15/15
Madison Public Schools
Early release for middle/high schoolers, 3/16 & 23. 608-663-1879

Families03/16/15
Madison Public Schools
Early release elementary schools, no afternoon early childhood/4K, 3/19. 608-663-1879

Families03/19/15
Creating Child-Friendly Outdoor Spaces
Talk, 5:30 pm, 3/19, Woodland Montessori School. $5. RSVP: kknutson@woodland-montessori.org. 608-256-8076

Families03/19/15 @ 5:30pm
Green Whimsy Consignment Sale
Scrapbooking/stamping/craft/sewing supplies, 10 am-3 pm, 3/21-22, Candlewood Suites, Fitchburg. Free admission. 608-620-5205

Special InterestsDaily starting 03/21/15
GirlBOTS: Intro to Lego Robotics
Program designed for girls grades 4-8, 1-4 pm, 3/21, BadgerBOTS Robotics Education Center, Middleton. $12. RSVP: www.badgerbots.org. 608-831-6479

Kids Stuff03/21/15 @ 1:00pm
Madison Audubon Field Trip
"Owl prowl," 6:30 pm, 3/21, Picnic Point (meet at UW Lot 129). carolyn.byers@madisonaudubon.org. 716-390-1554

Environment03/21/15 @ 6:30pm
Friends of the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve
Bird/nature walk, 1:30 pm, 3/22, from 3016 Lake Mendota Dr. 608-698-0104

Environment03/22/15 @ 1:30pm
Milwaukee Guitar Quartet
4 pm, 3/22, Hawks Inn Visitor Center, Delafield. $10. 262-337-1560

Out of Town03/22/15 @ 4:00pm
Madison Public Schools
Early release for middle/high schoolers, 3/16 & 23. 608-663-1879

Families03/23/15
Green Whimsy Consignment Sale
Baby/kids' items, 10 am-7 pm on 3/27 and 10 am-3 pm, 3/28, Ambers Resort & Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells. Free admission. 608-620-5205

Special InterestsDaily starting 03/27/15
Madison Public Schools
No school, 3/30-4/6. 608-663-1879

FamiliesDaily starting 03/30/15
Madison Area Music Awards Voting
Final round, 3/30-5/29. $5 membership fee. themamas.org

Music: More MusicDaily starting 03/30/15
Opera 101
With Skylight Music Theatre, 7:30 pm, 4/2, Hotel Foster, Milwaukee. Free. 414-291-7800

Out of Town04/02/15 @ 7:30pm
Beginner Milonga
Open dance, 8:30-11 pm, 4/3, Tango House of Madison, 516 Orchard St. Donations (free lesson 7:30 pm). 608-332-9113

Dancing04/03/15
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 4/5, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment04/05/15 @ 1:30pm
Spring Election
Voters go to the polls between 7 am-8 pm, 4/7. For polling places/ballot info: www.cityofmadison.com/clerk or www.countyofdane.com/clerk. 608-266-4601

Government04/07/15 @ 7:00am
Earth Day Herb Walk
With herbalist Kathleen Wildwood, 2 pm, 4/11, UW Arboretum; meet at corner of Monroe Street & Arbor Drive. Free. RSVP: kathleen@wildwoodinstitute.com. 608-663-9608

Environment04/11/15 @ 2:00pm
Madison Public Schools
Early release for middle/high schoolers, Mondays 4/13-5/18. 608-663-1879

FamiliesMondays
Madison Public Schools
Early release elementary schools, no afternoon early childhood/4K, 4/17. 608-663-1879

Families04/17/15
Madison Audubon Field Trip
Birding with Friends of Cherokee Marsh, 6:30 pm, 4/11=7, Cherokee Marsh North Unit, 6098 N. Sherman Ave. 608-277-7959

Environment04/17/15 @ 6:30pm
Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer
House concert, 7:30 pm, 4/17, 451 N. Few St. $18. RSVP: annedave@chorus.net

Music: More Music04/17/15 @ 7:30pm
Madison Audubon Field Trip
Beginning birding, 6:30 pm, 4/18, Picnic Point (meet at UW Lot 129). carolyn.byers@madisonaudubon.org. 716-390-1554

Environment04/18/15 @ 6:30pm
Early Music Now
"Music for Canterbury Cathedral," by Blue Heron, 5 pm, 4/18, St. Joseph Center Chapel, Milwaukee. $44-$28. 414-225-3113

Out of Town04/18/15
Musica Maxima
David Newman & Zephyr, 3 pm, 4/19, First Congregational Church, Beloit. Free/donations. 608-362-4821

Music: More Music04/19/15 @ 3:00pm
Musica Maxima
Ian Nie & Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra, 3 pm, 4/26, First Congregational Church, Beloit. Free/donations. 608-362-4821

Music: More Music04/26/15 @ 3:00pm
Madison Audubon Field Trip
Waterfowl, 6:30 pm, 5/1, Nine Springs E-Way, 1917 Moorland Rd. pfissel@wisc.edu. 608-226-0260

Environment05/01/15 @ 6:30pm
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 5/3, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment05/03/15 @ 1:30pm
Opera 101
With Skylight Music Theatre, 7:30 pm, 5/7, Hotel Foster, Milwaukee. Free. 414-291-7800

Out of Town05/07/15 @ 7:30pm
Madison Audubon Field Trip
Birding, 6:30 am, 5/9, Governor's Island (meet at end of Cinder Lane). theluckiest2775@gmail.com. 608-215-9732

Environment05/09/15 @ 6:30am
Early Music Now
"Celebrating the Clarinet" with Eric Hoeprich, Tanya Tomkins, Eric Zivian, 7:30 pm, 5/9, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee. $44-$28. 414-225-3113

Out of Town05/09/15 @ 7:30pm
Sierra Club Evening Hike
6:30 pm, 5/12, Ice Age Junction (meet at Hwy. PD south side parking lot). www.4lakes.org

Environment05/12/15 @ 6:30pm
UW Spring Commencement
Doctoral & professional degrees, 5:30 pm, 5/15, Kohl Center; all bachelor's & master's degrees, noon, 5/16, Camp Randall, with address by Katie Couric on Saturday. commencement.wisc.edu. 608-263-2400

General NoticesDaily starting 05/15/15
Madison Public Schools
No school, 5/25. 608-663-1879

Families05/25/15
Holiday Refuse/Recycling Collection
No pickup on Memorial Day, 5/25; pickup will be on Tuesday, 5/26. www.cityofmadison.com/streets. East: 608-246-4532. West: 608-266-4681

General Notices05/25/15
Opera 101
With Skylight Music Theatre, 7:30 pm, 6/4, Hotel Foster, Milwaukee. Free. 414-291-7800

Out of Town06/04/15 @ 7:30pm
Taste of the Dells
Annual event with samples from 20+ restaurants, 9 am-7 pm on 6/6 and 9 am-3 pm, 6/7, downtown Wisconsin Dells, with arts & crafts, entertainment, book sale, car shows. tasteofthedells.com. 608-254-2992

Fairs and FestivalsDaily starting 06/06/15 @ 9:00am
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 6/7, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment06/07/15 @ 1:30pm
Madison Public Schools
Last day of school for early childhood/4K, 6/10; Last day of school, early release all others, 6/11. 608-663-1879

FamiliesDaily starting 06/10/15
Madison Audubon Field Trip
Walk with Southern Wisconsin Butterfly Association & Friends of Cherokee Marsh, 10 am, 6/27, Cherokee Marsh North Unit, 6098 N. Sherman Ave. karlndot@charter.net

Environment06/27/15 @ 10:00am
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 7/5, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment07/05/15 @ 1:30pm
Iola Old Car Show
"Pace & Race" theme, 6 am, 7/9-11, Old Car Show Grounds, with vehicle exhibits, education tent, car corral, food, camping, workshops. $8/day ($15/weekend; free ages 10 & under). www.iolaoldcarshow.com. 715-445-4000

Fairs and FestivalsDaily starting 07/09/15
Scenic Shore 150
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society benefit two-day bike ride, begins 7:30 am, 7/18, Milwaukee Area Technical College-Mequon, and ends 6 pm, 7/19, Sturgeon Bay. $100 (plus $400 fundraising minimum). RSVP: www.scenicshore150.org. 262-785-4272

Recreation07/18/15
Wisconsin AIDS Ride (ACT 13)
AIDS Network's annual fundraiser ride of about 300 miles, 7/30-8/2 across south central Wisconsin; Century Day option 8/1; 2-day option 8/1-2. $80 registration (plus fundraising minimum). RSVP: www.actride.org. 608-252-6540

RecreationDaily starting 07/30/15
Bike MS: Best Dam Bike Ride
National Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraiser, 7:30 am, 8/1, from Waukesha County Tech-Pewaukee Campus; overnight in Whitewater; and finishes 8/2, WPS Insurance Headquarters. $55 ($45 through 5/31; plus minimum $300 pledges; one-day option available). RSVP: www.bestdambikeride.org. 800-242-3358

Recreation08/01/15
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 8/2, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment08/02/15 @ 1:30pm
Iola Vintage Military & Tractor Show
Annual event, 8 am, 8/8-9, Iola Old Car Show grounds, with vehicles, equipment, battle re-enactments, parade, talks, swap meet & more. $6/day ($4 ages 6-12). www.iolavms.com. 715-445-4005

Fairs and FestivalsDaily starting 08/08/15
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 9/6, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment09/06/15 @ 1:30pm
Holiday Refuse/Recycling Collection
No pickup on Labor Day, 9/7; pickup will be on Tuesday, 9/8. www.cityofmadison.com/streets. East: 608-246-4532. West: 608-266-4681

General Notices09/07/15
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 10/4, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment10/04/15 @ 1:30pm
Bird/Nature Walk
1:30 pm, 11/1, Cherokee Marsh-North unit. 608-698-0104

Environment11/01/15 @ 1:30pm
Madison Common Council
Budget meetings, 5:30 pm, 11/10, City-County Building-Room 201; 5:30 pm, 11/11-12, Madison Municipal Building-Room 260 (if needed). 608-266-4071

GovernmentDaily starting 11/10/15 @ 5:30pm
Holiday Refuse/Recycling Collection
No pickup on Thanksgiving, 11/26 (pickup on Wednesday, 11/25) or Friday, 11/27 (pickup on Monday, 11/30). www.cityofmadison.com/streets. East: 608-246-4532. West: 608-266-4681

General Notices11/26/15
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