Events, Classes and Workshops

For more information about taking, teaching or scheduling a private class visit our Class, Community Room & Rentals Information page. Please note that private rentals and internal Co-op meetings are not posted to this public calendar so it is important to contact us for accurate availability times.

If you are interested in offering classes or lectures, contact the Education and Outreach Coordinator.

Class Refund Policy

Registration for classes that Willy Street Co-op cancels will be refunded in full. Individuals who wish to cancel their registration for classes must contact Customer Service with 72 hours notice to receive a full refund. No refunds will be given for cancellations within 72 hours of a class. In order to cover costs incurred, there are absolutely no exceptions to the Refund Policy. For classes at Willy East, contact (608) 251-6776. For classes at Willy West, contact (608) 284-7800. For classes at Willy North, contact (608) 471-4422. 

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Thursday, November 1st

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Thursday, November 1, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision required
Your Co-op’s Own Instructor: Paul Tseng
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners
Are you pie-challenged? Join Chef Paul as he shares his secrets for great pies. He'll cover everything from a pâte brisée (a basic pie pastry) that never fails, to rolling out the dough, to techniques for a flaky crust and pretty edge. Paul will prepare an apple pie and answer all your pie-making questions. Vegetarian.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

Friday, November 2nd

4:00pm to 7:00pm
5:30pm to 6:45pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Friday, November 2, 5:30pm–6:45pm
Ages: 5 and older; registration for adults and children required
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners
Join Chef Lily Kilfoy in this exciting cooking class for families! She will introduce you and your family to healthy foods through delectable dishes and thoughtful themes, all while having a hands-on fun time. In this class, participants will work together to prepare scrumptious savory and sweet pocket pies. Recipes will also include a seasonal salad and beverage. Vegetarian and nut-free.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

Saturday, November 3rd

11:00am to 2:00pm

Tuesday, November 6th

2:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Fee: $38 for Owners; $75 for non-owners

An individual nutrition consultation is your opportunity to learn how the correct food choices for your body can enhance your well-being. A one-on-one session with Katy Wallace of Human Nature includes a consultation regarding your health goals, as well as lifestyle and food choice suggestions geared toward addressing health goals and developing sustainable change. Appointments are confirmed upon payment. Payment is due at the time of scheduling; otherwise, the appointment will be released to other interested parties. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven (7) or more days prior.

To register for the next available opening, email info@humannaturellc.com or call 608-301-9961. 

Thursday, November 8th

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Thursday, November 8, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision required
Your Co-op’s Own Instructor: Paul Tseng
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners
Are you pie-challenged? Join Chef Paul as he shares his secrets for great pies. He'll cover everything from a pâte brisée (a basic pie pastry) that never fails, to rolling out the dough, to techniques for a flaky crust and pretty edge. Paul will prepare an apple pie and answer all your pie-making questions. Vegetarian.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Thursday, November 8, 6:00pm–8:30pmInstructor: Neeta Saluja
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision not required
Instructor: Neeta Saluja
Fee: $20 for Owners; $30 for non-owners
Join Chef Neeta Saluja for a gluten-free and grain-free meal! She will demonstrate how to make Chickpea Flour Pancakes; Spinach Raita, seasoned spinach infused with a delectable smoky flavor in plain yogurt; and tapioca pudding. Gluten-free and grain-free.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

Friday, November 9th

4:00pm to 7:00pm
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Friday, November 9, 4:30pm–5:30pm
Ages: 9–12 years old; adult supervision not required
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners
Join The Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy in this exciting hands-on cooking class. Of course you can make muffins in muffin tins, but did you know that you can create other delicious dishes in them as well? Chef Lily loves to make tacos and even mini pizzas using the nifty pans. What other things can you think of? In this class, participants will prepare multiple recipes using muffin tins. Vegetarian.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

Saturday, November 10th

11:00am to 2:00pm

Monday, November 12th

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Monday, November 12, 6:00pm–8:30pm
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision not required
Instructor: Neeta Saluja
Fee: $20 for Owners; $30 for non-owners
Join Chef Neeta Saluja for Indian-style chicken meatballs. The menu will include Chicken Kofta, spiced ground chicken wrapped around whole almonds or dried apricots; Pepper and Corn Rice; and Tomato Salad with Roasted Peanuts, diced tomatoes, green chilies, cilantro, roasted peanut and yogurt.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

Tuesday, November 13th

2:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Fee: $38 for Owners; $75 for non-owners

An individual nutrition consultation is your opportunity to learn how the correct food choices for your body can enhance your well-being. A one-on-one session with Katy Wallace of Human Nature includes a consultation regarding your health goals, as well as lifestyle and food choice suggestions geared toward addressing health goals and developing sustainable change. Appointments are confirmed upon payment. Payment is due at the time of scheduling; otherwise, the appointment will be released to other interested parties. Payment is non-refundable and non-transferable unless notice of cancellation or rescheduling is provided seven (7) or more days prior.

To register for the next available opening, email info@humannaturellc.com or call 608-301-9961.

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Tuesday, November 13, 4:30pm–5:30pm
Ages: 5–8 years old; adult supervision not required
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners
Join The Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy in this hands-on cooking class for kids. When fall arrives and it's cool enough to turn on the ovens again, it's time to bake. Did you know that root vegetables make the most moist and delicious baked goods? Carrots, parsnips, ginger, beets, and more—in this class, kids will whip up multiple recipes while baking with roots. Vegetarian and nut-free.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy East Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 251-6776.

Thursday, November 15th

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Willy North's next $5 Dinner can be summed up in two words: taco bar! From 4pm-8pm on November 15th, choose from shredded chicken or seitan, corn or flour shells, lettuce, cheese, sour cream, and pico de gallo. Served with a side of green chile black beans and a mini cashew cookie. This meal has vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options! Have a party or an event? This meal is also available on our catering menu - see willystreet.coop/catering for details.

Friday, November 16th

4:00pm to 7:00pm
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Friday, November 16, 4:30–5:30pm
Ages: 5–8 years old; adult supervision not required
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners
Join The Kids Chef Lily Kilfoy in this exciting hands-on cooking class. Of course you can make muffins in muffin tins, but did you know that you can create other delicious dishes in them as well? Chef Lily loves to make tacos and even mini pizzas using the nifty pans. What other things can you think of? In this class, participants will prepare multiple recipes using muffin tins. Vegetarian.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

Saturday, November 17th

10:00am to 4:00pm
11:00am to 2:00pm

Sunday, November 18th

10:00am to 4:00pm
3:00pm to 6:00pm

3 Local Cheese Options (all 10% off)
Bleu Mont Cheddar
Saxon Saxony
Red Barn.....

Tuesday, November 27th

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Lakeview Library
Tuesday, November 27, 6:00pm–7:00pm
Ages: Any; adult supervision required
Instructor: Katy Wallace
Fee: Free
Are you fatigued, constipated, and have brain fog and wonder if it's your thyroid hormone levels? Come learn about how thyroid hormones, essential to every cell in the body, are produced, and how auto-immunity, stress and inflammation interfere. Katy Wallace, Traditional Naturopath of Human Nature, will present the roles of minerals and diet in supporting the thyroid gland.

Registration for this class opens on 11/13. Please register through Lakeview Library by visiting www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events or calling (608) 246-4547.

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision not required
Instructor: Josey Chu
Fee: Free; registration required

Madame Chu’s Southeast Asian condiments are unique and flavorful. Join Josey, Madame Chu herself, as she demonstrates cuisine from her Peranakan heritage. Gado Gado is commonly known as lotek by local street vendors. This salad is prepared with tempeh, fried tofu, hard-boiled eggs, potatoes, green beans, cabbage, cucumber and compressed rice. The salad is served with Madame Chu’s condiments. Come and learn how to prepare this recipe passed down through many generations. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free

Please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling 608-284-7800.

Thursday, November 29th

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Thursday, November 29, 6:00pm–8:00pm
Ages: 12 and older; adult supervision required
Instructor: Linda Conroy
Fee: $35 for Owners; $45 for non-owners
Join Linda Conroy in this fun hands-on class! We will make soap using frozen goat milk and whole herbs. Each person will participate in making a batch of soap and will take home several bars of soap with different herbs in them, as well as recipes and inspiration.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.

Friday, November 30th

5:30pm to 6:45pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Friday, November 30, 5:30pm–6:45pm
Ages: 5 and older; registration for adults and children required
Instructor: Lily Kilfoy
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners
Join Chef Lily in this hands-on cooking class for families. Learn about different foods and where they come from, how to follow recipes and how to use a variety of tools. In this class, participants will prepare a homemade meal inspired by flavors from India. Toasted spices, samosas, mango lassi and fragrant rice are just a few of the tasty things that will be explored. Nut-free and vegetarian.

Payment is required at registration; please register by stopping at the Willy West Customer Service desk or by calling (608) 284-7800.