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Ladies Must Swing 1940s Style Dance

Saturday, July 7th, 8:00pm–11:00pm. Wisconsin Aviation Hangar, 3606 Corben Ct., Madison. Fun for all ages! Relive the 1940s era with big band music performed by Ladies Must Swing. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, email ladiesmustswing@yahoo.com .

La Fête de Marquette in Central Park

Friday, July 13th–Sunday, July 15th. Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center and Urban Open Space Foundation (UOSF) will co-host a spectacular La Fête de Marquette in Central Park. The festival has been expanded to three days July 13th–15th at 201 South Ingersoll, the three-acre site purchased for future parkland by UOSF. An exciting opening celebration and fundraiser will be held at the High Noon Saloon on Thursday, July 12th with great music—the Hot 8 Brass Band from New Orleans and Treize á Table from Roubaix, France, and savory cuisine provided by La Fete’s major sponsor, the Willy Street Co-op.

Weston A. Price Foundation—Madison Chapter meeting

Monday, July 23rd, 7:00pm. Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. Nutrient-dense foods, education and activism. The public is invited. For more information, call Carolyn at 221-8696 or see www.Geocities.com/Madison_wapf.

Charity Shiatsu Tent

Visit the Charity Shiatsu Tent at La Fête de Marquette July 14–15th and at Atwood Summerfest July 28th. Charity Shiatsu is a simpler version of Tao Shiatsu, which is the Japanese hands-on form of Oriental medicine. It’s a refreshing way to enrich your life and unite relaxation, healing and charity. For more information please contact the Tao Sangha Center at 257-4663 or usa@taoshiatsu.com

Celebrate Energy Independence at Inn Serendipity’s Farm Tour

Saturday, July 14, 10:00am–6:00pm. Inn Serendipity Farm and B&B invites you to their annual, free open house and guided tours of the organic garden, renewable energy systems, solar-heated strawbale greenhouse, and other “green” renovations. Biodiesel demos, food preservation workshops, kids crafts. Equal Exchange coffee, garden goodies and potluck. Located about an hour south of Madison. Visit www.innserendipity.com for schedule and directions or call 608-329-7056.

Atwood Summerfest

Saturday, July 28th, 12:00pm– 7:00pm, 2000 and 2100 blocks of Atwood Avenue. Atwood Community Center’s annual festival brings folks from all over the Madison area to celebrate. Musicians, bands, and performers pull out the stops to entertain people of all ages. Atwood Summerfest is child- and family-focused, offering games, rides, shows and foods for all members of the family.

Buddhist Chanting Circle

Every Sunday of the month, 6:30pm–8:30pm. Nembutsu chanting is for people who would like to experience deep meditation and pray for the benefit of all beings. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome! For more information, call 257-4663 or usa@taoshiatsu.com.