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, February 1st

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision required
Instructor: Linda Conroy
Fee: $15 for Owners; $25 for non-owners

There is much confusion about Lyme disease and how to prevent as well as treat it naturally. Join veteran herbalist Linda Conroy for this overview of how to play in the woods mindfully as well as how to respond when you have been exposed to the various infections that are related to tick bites. Everyone will leave with resources and information on how to access resources for further support. This class is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment, or services. Classes provided by Willy Street Co-op are for informational and educational purposes only and are not meant to replace medical consultation with your physician.

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

Friday, February 2nd

5:30pm to 6:45pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
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 cooking class for families to 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 Chef Lily's take on a mouthwatering meal inspired by the tastes of Thailand. Savory soup, fresh spring rolls, and sweet mango sticky rice are just a few of the delectable dishes that we'll explore. Vegetarian and nut-free.

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

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/zwa-xyey...

Wednesday, February 7th

1:00pm to 3:30pm
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Ages: 18 and older
Your Co-op's Own Instructor: Paul Tseng
Fee: $10 for Owners; $20 for non-owners

Join Chef Paul as he guides participants through hands-on knife skills, including the major cuts, slices and dices. Chef Paul will discuss kitchen knife essentials, including how to sharpen and maintain a knife. Participants should bring their favorite kitchen knife from home to practice with. Vegan.

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

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/daz-tbtq...

Friday, February 9th

3:00pm to 6:00pm

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/xym-ewtw...

Monday, February 12th

2:00pm to 2:45pm

Location: Lakeview Library
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision not required
Your Co-op's Own Instructor: Robert Halstead
Fee: Free; registration required

Join Co-op Services staff for this event all about cheese! This introductory course will cover many important facts about cheese, including how it is made, the varieties of milk used to make cheese, and different types of cheeses. You'll also learn how to serve cheese, pair it with wine, and how to make a cheese platter.

Please register by stopping at the Willy North Customer Service desk or by calling 608-471-4422.

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/zro-rymo...

Tuesday, February 13th

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
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. Apples, beets, cherries, raspberries, kidney beans, tomatoes and a ton more—what do these incredible ingredients have in common? They're all really red! In this class, participants will cook up multiple concoctions using all-natural red foods. 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.

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/cha-kyvj...

Wednesday, February 14th

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision required
Instructor: Linda Conroy
Fee: $25 for Owners; $35 for non-owners; register for the entire series as an Owner and get the sixth class free!

Join veteran home cheesemaker Linda Conroy as we curdle milk and stretch the curd. This class will provide a hands-on opportunity for participants to make two styles of ricotta, traditional and whole milk, as well as fresh mozzarella. Everyone will leave with recipes and cheese made in class. Register for the entire series as an Owner and get the sixth class free!

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

Thursday, February 15th

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.

Friday, February 16th

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
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. A confection is a delicious dish made with sweet ingredients, like cookies, cakes, candies, chocolates, to name a few. In this class, participants will have a blast compounding a variety of creative confections. 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.

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/nxf-adck...

Monday, February 19th

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Interested in talking directly to the Co-op's General Manager? She is rotating between the stores to offer open-door sessions. The next one is at Willy West on February 19th from 6pm-7pm in the Community Room. Stop in to share your ideas or concerns to help make our Co-op the best it can be.

Wednesday, February 21st

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Willy East Community Room
Ages: 13 and older; adult supervision required
Instructor: Linda Conroy
Fee: $25 for Owners; $35 for non-owners; register for the entire series as an Owner and get the sixth class free!

Join veteran home cheesemaker Linda Conroy as we transform curds into two similar but different styles of cheese. We will see each stage of the process, learn the nuance of each cheese, how to store them and when to add herbs. Participants will leave with recipes and cheese to take home. Register for the entire series as an Owner and get the sixth class free!

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 7:00pm

Location: Lakeview Library
Ages: Any; adult supervision required
Instructor: Katy Wallace
Fee: Free; walk-ins welcome

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 is preferred; please register by stopping at the Willy North Customer Service desk or by calling 608-471-4422.

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/hax-ebca...

Friday, February 23rd

4:30pm to 5:30pm

**RESCHEDULED from 2/9/18**Location: Willy West Community Room
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. A confection is a delicious dish made with sweet ingredients, like cookies, cakes, candies, chocolates, to name a few. In this class, participants will have a blast compounding a variety of creative confections. Vegetarian and nut-free.

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

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/gvb-kyhw...

Tuesday, February 27th

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.

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: Willy West Community Room
Ages: 9-12 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. Apples, beets, cherries, raspberries, kidney beans, tomatoes and a ton more—what do these incredible ingredients have in common? They're all really red! In this class, participants will cook up multiple concoctions using all-natural red foods. Vegetarian and nut-free.

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

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/gas-wquu...