Northside Events & Meetings

To have your event listed, email information to:  mary@northsidenews.org

Calendar of Events

*Note: WPCRC is the Warner Park Community Recreation Center located in Warner Park at 1625 Northport Drive. Check out all of the activities at the center website.

AUGUST EVENTS

Saturday, August 1

DAIS 1st Anniversary Party
10 am–1 pm
DAIS
2102 Fordem Ave.
Free Event
The new Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) facility is one year old. We are celebrating with a family-friendly get together in the DAIS parking lot. Learn more at abuseintervention.org/about/events.

Lakeview Hill Park Volunteer Activity
10 am–12 pm
1202 Northport Dr.
Meet in the parking lot at the top of the hill by the cell tower. Help restore this beautiful natural area. Dress for work in the woods. See http://lakeviewhill.org for membership and more information and activities. Contact: Nelson Eisman 217-5512.

Sunday, August 2

Bird and Nature Walk at Cherokee Marsh: What’s Out and About?
1:30–3 pm
6098 North Sherman Ave.
Take entry lane past gate to main parking lot. Join School Naturalist Estelle Katz to explore the trails at Cherokee Marsh and discover fascinating bugs, plants, critters and birds. Contact: Paul Noeldner 698-0104.

Tuesday, August 4

Every Hero has a Story Concert & Picnic
6–8 pm
Olbrich Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave.
Pack a picnic supper and head to Olbrich Gardens for a fun-filled family concert. Rain or shine, come at 6 pm to play with bubbles and make a project. At 7 pm, Stuart Stotts will get your toes tapping while you munch. This event is sponsored by Overture Center for the Arts Kids in the Rotunda.

Wild Warner Board Meeting
6 pm
WPCRC
The public is welcome to attend Wild Warner board meetings the first Tuesday of every month. Help support nature preservation, nature recreation and nature education in Warner Park. See http://wildwarner.org for more information, membership and activities.

Wednesday, August 5

DreamBikes Free Bike Checks
11 am–1 pm
Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
Get a free, basic safety check right in front of the library from the DreamBikes Mobile Repair Station. Bike donations are also accepted. Find out more about DreamBikes at www.dreambikes.org.

Saturday, August 8
FEED Summer Bazaar
4-7:30 pm
FEED Kitchens
1219 N. Sherman Ave.
Come meet the users of the FEED Kitchens and try their wares. Free samples, items for sale. More info at feedkitchens.org

Upper Yahara Paddle Trip  at South Cherokee
8 am
5002 School Rd. (Boat Landing)
Bring your own paddle craft and paddle through the fragrant thickets of American Lotus Water Lily looking for a variety of wetland birds and other wildlife.

Sunday, August 9

North Country Corn Boil at Northside Farmers Market
9 am–12 pm,
Northside TownCenter
Summer is here and so is sweet corn. Prepared sweet corn for $1–$2 each. Choose from steamed sweet corn ears to corn in a cooler. For event information, contact MadCity Dale at 217-9631.

Wednesday, August 12

Social Security Seminar with Zach Kuehl from Edward Jones
5:30 pm
Kavanaugh’s Esquire Club
1025 N. Sherman Ave.
Join us for dinner and learn what you need to know to help maximize your retirement income. Reserve your space by calling 249-0622.

Thursday, August 13

Yahara Lakes 101: Underwater Weeds: Weird Plants in Wisconsin Lakes
7:30–9 am
The Edgewater
Clean Lake Alliance sponsors this presentation by Alison Mikulyuk. Free for Friends of Clean Lakes or $10 per person. Free parking, complimentary coffee, pastries and fruit. Register online (http://bit.ly/yl101cafe) or call Clean Lakes Alliance (255-1000).

Sunday, August 16

Bird and Nature Walk at Warner Park: Nature Photography and Digiscoping
1:30–3 pm
Warner Park Shelter
Bring your camera or birding scope, if you have one. Nature photography enthusiasts are welcome. Learn how to take pictures through a spotting scope with your cellphone and super close-ups with a laptop USB microscope. We will capture some of Warner Park’s beauty and share tips and techniques for using cameras and digiscoping. Contact: Paul Noeldner 698-0104.

Monday, August 17

Memory Café
1–3 pm
WPCRC
A social gathering where those with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s or other dementias come together to visit, share common interests and enjoy refreshments. Family and friends are encouraged to come. Hosted by the ADAW and NESCO. Contact Pat Wilson or Danielle Thai at 232-3400 for more information. Dates subject to change due to holidays or conflicts. Visit www.alzwisc.org or call 232-3400 to confirm.

Wednesday, August 19

DreamBikes Free Bike Checks
11 am–1 pm
Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
Get a free, basic safety check right in front of the library from the DreamBikes Mobile Repair Station. Bike donations are also accepted.
Find out more about DreamBikes at http://www.dream-bikes.org.

Friends of Cherokee Marsh Board Meeting
5:30 pm
Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
The public is invited to attend Friends of Cherokee Marsh board meetings the third Wednesday of every month. Help support Madison’s largest conservation park and wetland area. See http://cherokeemarsh.org for more information, membership and activities.

Saturday, August 29

Pounding the Pavement for the Warner Pool
9 am (registration 8 am)
WPCRC
Join a team or sign up individually. $15/adult, $10/18 and younger. Make checks payable to Warner Park Community Recreation Center–Circle of Friends (WPCRC–CoF) and drop off or mail to WPCRC, 1625 Northport Dr., Madison, WI 53704.

Sunday, August 30

Sunday Supper North Country Corn Boil
4–6 pm
Warner Park Shelter
Free and all welcome! Summer is here and so is sweet corn. Come on down to the park for a free meal with family and friends in a “no agenda” atmosphere. For event information, call Dale at 217-9631.

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Tuesday, September 1

Wild Warner Board Meeting
6 pm
WPCRC
The public is welcome to attend Wild Warner board meetings the first Tuesday of every month. Help support nature preservation, nature recreation and nature education in Warner Park. See http://wildwarner.org for more information, membership and activities.

Wednesday, September 2

DreamBikes Free Bike Checks
11 am–1 pm
Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
Get a free, basic safety check right in front of the library from the DreamBikes Mobile Repair Station. Bike donations are also accepted. Find out more about DreamBikes at http://www.dream-bikes.org.

Saturday, September 5

Lakeview Hill Park Volunteer Activity
10 am–12 pm
1202 Northport Dr.
Meet in the parking lot at the top of the hill by the cell tower. Help restore this beautiful natural area. Dress for work in the woods. See http://lakeviewhill.org for membership and more information and activities. Contact: Nelson Eisman 217-5512.

Sunday, September 6

Bird and Nature Walk at Cherokee Marsh: Bugs, Butterflies and Bees
1:30–3 pm
6098 N. Sherman Ave.
Take entry lane past gate to main parking lot. Join School Naturalist Ami Rupnow to enjoy the beauty of Cherokee Marsh at the end of summer with the prairies at full height and bees buzzing in the blooms. Ami drew a handy trail map for Cherokee Marsh walks and knows the place inside and out. Contact: Paul Noeldner 698-0104.

Thursday, September 10

Yahara Lakes 101: Carried Away: Stream Flow and Nutrient Transport to the Lakes
7:30–9 am
The Edgewater
Clean Lake Alliance sponsors this presentation by Todd Stuntebeck. Free for Friends of Clean Lakes or $10 per person. Free parking, complimentary coffee, pastries and fruit. Register online (http://bit.ly/yl101cafe) or call Clean Lakes Alliance (255-1000).

Friday, September 11

Warner Family Fun Night
5:30–8:30 pm
WPCRC
Stop by for a variety of arts, games and fitness activities for the whole family. $5 per family.

Wednesday, September 16

Friends of Cherokee Marsh Board Meeting
5:30 pm
Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
The public is invited to attend Friends of Cherokee Marsh board meetings the third Wednesday of every month. Help support Madison’s largest conservation park and wetland area. See http://cherokeemarsh.org for more information, membership and activities.

Saturday, September 19

Friends of Lakeview Library Book Sale
9 am–4 pm
Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
Members-only sale Friday, Sept. 18, 6–7:45 pm. Bag sale Saturday, 2–4 pm
All proceeds fund library programs. Become a Friend.

Sunday, September 20

Bird and Nature Walk at Warner Park: Celebrate the Autumn Equinox
1:30–3 pm
Warner Park Shelter
Join Madison School Naturalist Dale Grimm for a fun and educational bird and nature hike through Warner Park’s natural areas. Contact: Paul Noeldner 698-0104.

Monday, September 21

Memory Café
1–3 pm
WPCRC
A social gathering where those with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s or other dementias come together to visit, share common interests and enjoy refreshments. Family and friends are encouraged to come. Hosted by the ADAW and NESCO. Contact Pat Wilson or Danielle Thai at 232-3400 for more information. Dates subject to change due to holidays or conflicts. Visit http://www.alzwisc.org or call 232-3400 to confirm.

Thursday, September 24

Bible Prophecy Seminar: Symbols that Hold the Key to your Future
7–8:30 pm
Madison Community SDA Church
1926 Elka Lane
Madison Community Seventh-day Adventist Church offers a free seminar presented by Dr. Abraham Swamidass. The seminar will be held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights for three weeks, ending on Oct. 10. Contact 249-2080.

OCTOBER EVENTS

Saturday, October 10

ADAW Alzheimer’s Walk
7:45 am registration/9:15 am walk
Warner Park Shelter
Join the largest Alzheimer’s Walk in Dane County to support local programs and services. Need more information? Contact the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin at 232-3400.

AppleFest
9:30 am–3:30 pm
WPCRC
NESCO’s annual fundraiser featuring children’s games, live musical entertainment, bake sale, a craft sale, used book sale, raffle, drawing prizes and plenty of food. Admission $2; ages 12 and under free. Visit http://www.nescoinc.org or call 243-5252.

Sunday, October 11

Sixth Annual Harvest Dinner for Hunger
4:30–8:00 pm
East Side Club
3735 Monona Dr.
Join The River Food Pantry on a voyage to fight hunger at their largest fundraiser of the year. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, silent and live auction, raffles, dinner and program. Tickets are available for $65 at http://www.riverfoodpantry.org or call 442-8815 or email Amy Lord, Development Director, amy@riverfoodpantry.org.

Saturday, October 17

LakeviewPalooza 2015
10:30 am–5 pm
Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave.
LakeviewPalooza is a daylong treat to our community from Friends of Lakeview Library. Morris the Magic Man will kick off the day with enchanting tricks and songs. Afternoon activities are still being finalized. Watch for details at the library.

Note: WPCRC is the Warner Park Community Recreation Center located in Warner Park at 1625 Northport Drive. Check out all of the activities at the center website.