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.

APRIL EVENTS

Thursday, April 17
Introduction to Yoga with Kristin Sage
10:15–11:15 am
Lakeview Branch Library
2845 N. Sherman Ave
A six-week series. Bring a mat or towel. Classes continue through May 22. Call 246-4547 to register.

Saturday, April 19
Earth Day activities at Lakeview Hill Park
Sponsored by Friends of Lakeview Hill. See the website for details; lakeviewhill.org.

Sunday, April 20
Easter Breakfast
7:30-10:30 am
Lakeview Lutheran Church
4001 Mandrake Rd.
Sponsored by high school youth. Free-will donations go toward their summer mission trip to Puerto Rico.

Sunday, April 20
Bird and Nature Walk
1:30–3 pm, Warner Park shelter
Join in a healthy walk through Warner Park to look for signs of spring. Co-sponsored by Wild Warner wildwarner.org, Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org and Madison Parks cityofmadison.com/parks.

Monday, April 21
Occupy Madison Tiny House Tour
6:30 to 7:30 pm: Tour a Tiny House
7:30 to 9:00 pm: Plans for our Tiny Village
James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Church
2146 E Johnson Street
Occupy Madison is hosting a tour of a tiny house and a review of their proposal.

Tuesday, April 22
Independent Living Volunteer Opportunities
5:15 pm
Independent
Living, Inc.’s main office
2970 Chapel Valley Rd, Suite 203
Free orientation sessions explain the program and opportunities. Registration is required. To register, call the Volunteer Services Program Manager at 268-9641 or email coordinator@independentlivinginc.org.

Saturday, April 26
FEED Information Session
2–3:30 pm
FEED Kitchens, 1219 N. Sherman Ave
To register: 230-1221 or director@northsidemadison.org. For more information visit: feedkitchens.org.

Sunday, April 27
PurpleStride Madison 2014
8 am–12 pm
The Duck Pond at Warner Park
PurpleStride Madison is a family-friendly event to raise awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. Cost is $25. Contact Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at www.purplestride.org or 310-706-3501.

Monday, April 28
Northside Youth Council meeting
5:00 – 6:00 pm
WPCRC

Tuesday, April 29
NESCO Technology Help
9–11:30 am
One-on-One Appointments with Sharon Persich
WPCRC
Must pre-register at 243-5252

Tuesday, April 29
Boomerang’s Spring Fashion Show
10:15 am
WPCRC

Tuesdays, April 29
Independent Living Volunteer Opportunities
12:15 pm
The Gardens
602 N. Segoe Rd.
Free orientation sessions explain the program and opportunities. Registration is required. To register, call the Volunteer Services Program Manager at 268-9641 or email coordinator@independentlivinginc.org.

Tuesday, April 29
FEED Information Session
6–7:30 pm
FEED Kitchens
1219 N. Sherman Ave.
To register: 230-1221 or director@northsidemadison.org
For more information: feedkitchens.org

MAY EVENTS

Friday, May 2
Visual Expressions: A Call for Art
5–9 pm, VSA Wisconsin Gallery
A free event, part of Madison’s Spring Gallery Night. This juried presentation features artists with disabilities; many works are for sale. www.vsawis.org

Saturday, May 3
Governor’s Island Birding
6:30 am
301 Troy Dr.
Join Dan Graham to look for spring warblers and other birds on this island gem in the heart of the Northside. Sponsored by Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org.

Saturday, May 3
Madison Audubon Art Fair and Nature Celebration Field Trips
9:30 am–4:30 pm
WPCRC
A great Northside family outing the week before Mother’s Day. Sponsored by Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org.

Saturday, May 3
City of Madison Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale
10 am-2 pm
Alliant Energy Ctr. parking lot
For more information: www.cityofmadison.com/streets/compost/CompostBinSale.cfm

Sunday, May 4
Northside Farmers Market
8:30 am–12:30 pm every following Sunday
Northside TownCenter
Join us for the first summer farmers market of 2014. northsidefarmersmarket.org

Sunday, May 4
Walk MS Madison
9 am–1 pm
Warner Park Shelter
Walk MS is an event to raise funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis. This is a free event, with a three mile accessible route. Contact National MS Society-Wisconsin Chapter at www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/WIG
or 209-8715.

Sunday, May 4
Bird and Nature Walk
1:30–3 pm
Cherokee Marsh
6098 N. Sherman Ave.
Enjoy a healthy walk with spring birds and blossoms at Cherokee Marsh. Co-sponsored by Friends of Cherokee Marsh cherokeemarsh.org, Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org and Madison Parks cityofmadison.com/parks.

Tuesday, May 6
NESCO Technology Help
9–11:30 am
One-on-One Appointments with Sharon Persich
WPCRC
Must pre-register at 243-5252.

Tuesday, May 6
Wild Warner Meeting
6–8 pm
WPCRC

Tuesday, May 6
Independent Living Volunteer Opportunities
5:15 pm
Independent Living, Inc.’s main office
2970 Chapel Valley Rd, Suite 203
Free orientation sessions explain the program and opportunities. Registration is required. To register, call the Volunteer Services Program Manager at 268-9641 or email coordinator@independentlivinginc.org.

Wednesday, May 7
Warbler Walk
6 am
Governor’s Island
301 Troy Dr.
Join Dan Graham and Kyle Lindemer to look for spring warblers and other birds. Sponsored by Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org.

Wednesday, May 7
Northside Independence Day Planning team meeting
6-7:30 pm
WPCRC

Thursday, May 8
Rummage Sale
8 am–4 pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church
2126 N. Sherman Ave.

Thursday, May 8
Evening at Token Creek
6:30 pm
Token Creek Park
6200 Hwy. 51.
Join Ed Saur to discover the trails winding along Token Creek and surrounding uplands. Sponsored by Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org.

Friday, May 9
Rummage Sale
8 am–4 pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church
2126 N. Sherman Ave.

Friday, May 9
Multicultural Senior Health Fair
9–11:30 am
WPCRC
12 free health screenings and 30 informational booths. Lunch at 11:30 am; call 24-hours in advance to reserve your meal (243-5252). Bingo will follow lunch.

Saturday, May 10
Bird City Madison IMBD Celebration, Olin-Turville Park
Time TBD
This year’s annual International Migratory Bird Day celebration will feature southside natural areas. Co-sponsored by Bird City Madison Partners. including Friends of Cherokee Marsh, Wild Warner, Madison Audubon and Madison Parks cityofmadison.com/parks.

Saturday, May 10
Lakeview Hill Audubon Bird Census
6:30 am
Water Tower kiosk,
1202 Northport Dr.
Join Nelson Eisman to help count species. Co-sponsored by Friends of Lakeview Hill lakeviewhill.org and Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org.

Saturday, May 10
Yahara River Trail Walk
7 am
Yahara River trail
Join Ed Sauer to follow this new water trail through the Northside wetlands. Details will be posted at the Madison Audubon website. Sponsored by Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org.

Saturday, May 10
Rummage Sale
8 am–noon
St. Paul Lutheran Church
2126 N. Sherman Ave.

Saturday, May 10
Garage Sale Fundraiser
11:30 am-4:30 pm
1:00 pm performance by the Forward! Marching Band
East Madison Community Center (in the multi-purpose room and outside weather permitting)
8 Straubel Court
A garage sale fundraiser for Primates Incorporated, a nonprofit working to construct a primate sanctuary in Wisconsin (more info at www.primatesinc.com)

Tuesday, May 13
NESCO Technology Help
9–11:30 am
One-on-One Appointments with Sharon Persich
WPCRC
Must pre-register at 243-5252

Tuesday, May 13
Independent Living Volunteer Opportunities
12:15 pm
The Gardens
602 N. Segoe Rd.
Free orientation sessions explain the program and opportunities. Registration is required. To register, call the Volunteer Services Program Manager at 268-9641 or email coordinator@independentlivinginc.org

Thursday, May 15
Warbler Walk
6 am
Cherokee Marsh,
6098 N. Sherman Ave.
Join expert birder Kyle Lindemer to look and listen for a variety of brightly colored birds. Co-sponsored by Friends of Cherokee Marsh cherokeemarsh.org and Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org.

Friday, May 16
Northside Community Bi-annual Carnival and Silent Auction
2:47–8 pm,
Gompers/Black Hawk Schools
Bouncy houses, climbing wall, dunk tank, games, music, Madison Police K-9 Unit, East High School KIOJA Steppers, food carts, silent auction and much more. Tickets available for purchase that day. For more information, contact Renae Huffman at 206-2153 or renae.huffman@att.net.

Tuesday, May 17
Independent Living Volunteer Opportunities
12:15 pm
The Gardens
602 N. Segoe Rd.
Free orientation sessions explain the program and opportunities. Registration is required. To register, call the Volunteer Services Program Manager at 268-9641 or email coordinator@independentlivinginc.org

Sunday, May 18
Bird and Nature Walk
1:30–3 pm
Warner Park shelter
April showers bring May flowers. Explore the hidden paths of Warner Woods. Co-sponsored by Wild Warner wildwarner.org, Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org and Madison Parks cityofmadison.com/parks.

Tuesday, May 20
NESCO Technology Help
9–11:30 am
One-on-One Appointments with Sharon Persich
WPCRC
Must pre-register at 243-5252

Tuesday, May 20
Independent Living Volunteer Opportunities
5:15 pm
Independent
Living, Inc.’s main office
2970 Chapel Valley Rd, Suite 203
Free orientation sessions explain the program and opportunities. Registration is required. To register, call the Volunteer Services Program Manager at 268-9641 or email coordinator@independentlivinginc.org.

Wednesday, May 21
Evening at Cherokee Marsh
6:30 pm
Cherokee Marsh
6098 N. Sherman Ave.
Russ Hefty will explain the restoration work that is going on and showcase the results. Co-sponsored by Friends of Cherokee Marsh cherokeemarsh.org, Madison Audubon madisonaudubon.org and Madison Parks cityofmadison.com/parks.

Tuesday, May 27
NESCO Technology Help
9–11:30 am
One-on-One Appointments with Sharon Persich
WPCRC
Must pre-register at 243-5252

Tuesday, May 27
Madison Mallards Season Opener
7:05 pm
The defending Summer Collegiate World Series Champion Mallards take on the expansion Kalamazoo Growlers. Mallards single game tickets will go on-sale on Saturday, April 26th at 9:00 am.

Thursday, May 29
Annual Huge Rummage and Bake Sale
7 am-7 pm
Lakeview Lutheran Church
4001 Mandrake Rd.

Friday, May 30
7 am-4 pm
Annual Huge Rummage and Bake Sale
Lakeview Lutheran Church
4001 Mandrake Rd.

Saturday, May 31
15th Annual Pi Mile
9 am registration, 10 am run/walk start
Warner Park

JUNE EVENTS

Sunday June 1
Bird and Nature Walk: Summer Scenes and Songbirds at Cherokee Marsh
1:30pm-3:00pm
North Unit Parking Lot
6098 N. Sherman Avenue
Join Jan Axelson and Paul Noeldner for a family friendly walk through the green woods, across open prairies and along the sparkling waters of the Cherokee watershed and discover the birds, creatures and plants that call it home. Co-sponsored by Friends of Cherokee Marsh and Madison Audubon.

*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.