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. Submissions must be received by the 8th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s issue. If space is contrained, priority will be given to those pertaining to food and farming, health and wellness, environmental, and neighborhood events.
Beginning Saturdays, November 13th–December 18th. Monona Terrace. For information call 455-1999 or log on to www.madfarmmkt.org.
Saturday, November 6th, 10:00am–4:00pm. This Annual Madison festival celebrating our children has something for everyone; a parade, games, performances, music and food. Free and fun. Monona Terrace Convention Center. For more information, call 261-4000.
Sunday, November 7, 1:00pm–3:00pm. The Arboretum contains some of the rare, intact mound groups out of the thousands built in our area more than a 1,000 years ago. On this tour, which features the mounds in Wingra and Gallistel Woods, you’ll learn about these ancient earthworks and the cultures that built them. Registration required. Call the Arboretum for a registration form, 263-7888 or find one at www.wisc.edu/arboretum.
Wednesday, November 10th, 7:00 pm. Robert Reuschlein, economist, member of the Association for Peace Economics and Madison Area Peace Coalition, discusses Paul Krugman’s The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century—a critique of economic decline under the Bush administration. $5 donation requested, but no one turned away. Light refreshments and two lovely cats. For more information, call 442-8399 or . Group meets at 616 S. Brearly St, just south of Brearly & Spaight.
Saturday, November 13th, 9:00am–12:30pm. Learn how to landscape your yard with wild flowers to catch rainwater from hard surfaces on your property. Design, plant choice, placement, and planting are discussed. Fee: $15 ($13 for Friends of the Arboretum) Registration required. Call the Arboretum for a registration form, 263-7888 or find one at www.wisc.edu/arboretum.
Saturday, November 13th, 1:00pm–3:00pm. Experience how Native Americans prepared for winter through the eyes of an Anishinabe (Ojibwa) girl living in northern Wisconsin in the late 1800s. Fun and educational activities are planned based on the book The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich. You may even learn a bit of Anishinabe language! Dress for the weather, since there will be both indoor and outdoor activities. Registration required. Call the Arboretum for a registration form, 263-7888 or print one from the Web site: www.wisc.edu/arboretum.
Saturday, November 13th, 8:30am–4:00pm. Browse through displays of herbal foods, crafts, and books for sale. Sponsored by the Madison Herb Society and being held at Olbrich Gardens. Lemon-flavored herbs are featured as the herb of the year. There will be 20 vendors and free herb talks. Admission is free. For more information, call 242-1664.
Sunday, November 14th, 3:00–5:00 pm. Emerald Blake discusses Barry Miles’ book Hippie. “For those who were there, this book will flash them back; for those who weren’t, they’ll wish they had been.” $5 donation requested, but no one turned away. Light refreshments and two lovely cats. For more information, call 442-8399 or . Group meets at 616 S. Brearly St, just south of Brearly & Spaight.
Thursday, November 18th, 7:00pm–8:30pm. This is the second in a series of free, public lectures designed to provide an overview of the Arboretum, from past history to current research. Lecturer is Molly Fifield Murray, Arboretum Outreach Manager. Registration required. Call the Arboretum for a registration form, 263-7888 or find one at www.wisc.edu/arboretum.