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Monthly Calendar of Events:

2007


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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

January 2007

Don't forget to get your mittens on a Nature Net Winter Passport and explore all winter long! 1 2 3 4 5 6
  Building Boom Photography Camp
9am-Noon
Tuesday thru Friday
Madison Children's Museum
Stories in the Snow
9am-Noon plus optional Lunch Bunch
And
Winter through the Eyes of a Pioneer
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Fish Magnets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Fish Magnets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
 
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Winter Walk
1-3pm
UW Arboretum

January Thaw
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center


Winter Concert in the Gardens
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

    Art Dabblers: Sun Catchers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Friends of MacKenzie Buffalo BBQ
6pm
MacKenzie Center
Stories in the Snow
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Citizen Near and Far for Brownies
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum

Winter Survival for Senior/Cadets Girl Scouts
10am-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

T'ai Chi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum


Sky Stories
6:30-8:30pm
UW Arboretum

14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Looking for Animals Signs
1-2:30pm
And
All About Snow
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Winter Concert in the Gardens
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Finding Your Way for Junior Girl Scouts
9-11:30am
And
Animals for Brownies
Noon-2pm or 2:30-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Peace Doves
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

  Art Dabblers: Snowflake Art
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
  Art Dabblers: Snowflake Art
10:30-11am
And
Science Dabblers
2:30-3pm 
And
Citizen Near and Far for Brownies
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Wonderlands
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
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Phenology Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Winter Concert in the Gardens
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens


Winter Wonderlands
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

    MadCAP Frog & Toad Story time
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum

Winter through the Eyes of a Pioneer
9am-Noon plus optional Lunch Bunch
And
A Land Down Under
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Art Dabblers: Dinosaur Puppets
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum

A Land Down Under
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Meet the Musician: Bassoon
11-11:30am
And
Paper Flowers
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
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Letters in the Rainforest
10am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Winter Wonders
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum


Winter Concert in the Gardens
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens


Paper Flowers
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

    Art Dabblers: Snow People
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

February 2007

1 2 3
    Snow People
10:30-11am
And
African Drumming
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Sounds and Stillness
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum

Universe in the Park - Winter Astronomy
6-9pm
Lussier Family Heritage Center

4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Madison Children's Museum

Trees in Winter
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum


Tracks and Treasures
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Winter Crafts and Games
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Valentines
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
  Science Dabblers
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Botanical Valentine
10-11:30am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

T'ai Chi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum


Eat, Sleep or Flee - Animals in Winter
1-3pm
UW Arboretum

11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Animal Tracks
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Mittens
10:20-11am
And
Parents' Night Out
5:30-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
  Mittens
10:30-11am
And
Yoga Storytelling
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Edible Edifice Construction
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
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About Mammals
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Edible Edifice Construction
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Dinosaur Puppets
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum

Nighttime in the Jungle
6:30-8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Watching Wildlife
9-11am or Noon-2pm or 2:30-4:30pm
And
Plants and Animals for Junior Scouts
10am-Noon or 1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Meet the Musician
Or
Marble Track Construction
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
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Marble Track Construction
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Hat Making
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

March 2007

1 2 3
Ongoing:
Spring Show
10am-4pm
through March 13th
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantejuego Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Celebrate Aldo Leopold Weekend!!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum

Madison Reads Leopold
9:30am-3pm
And 
Skydance Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum

Toy maker for Junior Scouts
10:30am-2pm
Madison Children's Museum


Leopold Discovery Shadow Play
6-7:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Madison Children's Museum

Awakenings Walk
1-3:30pm
UW Arboretum


Winter Concert Series
2-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Spring Fling
10-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum


Cantejuego Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum

Plant Life Senior & Cadet Scout Overnight
7pm-Saturday 10am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Traders and Trappers
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
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Searching for Spring
1-2:30pm
And
Mud Family Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Winter Concert Series
2-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Cantejuego Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Yoga Storytelling
2:30-3pm
And
Let's Play Ball
7pm
Madison Children's Museum
St. Patrick's Day Party 
2pm
Madison Children's Museum
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Spring Thaw?
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Winter Concert Series
2-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

  Equinox Walk
5:30-7pm
UW Arboretum
Art Dabblers
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Spring Fling
10-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum


Cantejuego Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum

African Drumming
2:30pm
Madison Children's Museum
The Timberdoodle Twirl
6pm
Lussier Family Heritage Center
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Garden Easter Basket
10-11:30am
Olbrich Botanical Garden

Maple Syrup Fest
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center


Winter Concert Series
2-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

    Art Dabblers
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum

Dinosaur Domes
6:30-8pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden

Cantejuego Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Skydance Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

April 2007

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Brain Awareness
Noon-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Spring Forward
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Earth Source Energy Camp
9am-1pm today thru Thursday
And
Scrap Yard Construction
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Prairie Magic for Brownie Scouts
9-11am or 12-2pm or 2:30-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Great Eggspectations
10:30am-12:30pm
or 1:30-3:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Scrap yard Construction
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Exploring Prairies for Junior Scouts
9-11am or 12-2pm or 2:30-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Art Dabblers: Egg Baskets
10:30-11am
And
Paper Marbling
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum

Great Eggspectations
10:30am-12:30pm
or 1:30-3:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center


Paper Marbling
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Shoe Sculpture
2-3pm
Paper Marbling
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Maple Syrup Festival
9am-2pm
MacKenzie Center

Madison Easter Hat Parade
Noon
Madison Children's Museum

8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Woodland Wildflowers
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Prairie Magic
9am-Noon with Lunch Bunch Noon-1pm
And
Pioneers on the Prairie
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Black Light Painting
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

  Art Dabblers: Spring Flowers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Spring Fling
10-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Cantajuego Play Group
10:30-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum

Art Dabblers: Spring Flowers
10:30-11am
And
African Drumming
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Nature Net's Earth Day Bouquet of Events

Celebrates Earth Week and National Environmental Education Week!

15 16 17 18 19 20 21

Celebrate Earth Week with Nature Net!

Family Walk: Frogs
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Bird Feeders
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Earth Week Drop In
8am-4pm
All Week
MacKenzie Center
Season Opener
2-5pm
International Crane Foundation

After School Open House
3-6pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Exploring Earth Quakes Open House and Extended Hours
3-6pm
UW Geology Museum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum

After School Open House
3-6pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Science Dabblers
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Arboretum Earth Day Ecological Restoration Work Parities
All Day
UW Arboretum

Earth Day Challenge
9am-Noon
Madison Conservation Parks


Earth Day Activities
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

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Complete listing of events:

    Art Dabblers: Clay Play
10:30-11am
And 
TV Turn-Off Week: Museum Night
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Spring Fling
10-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Cantajuego Play Group
10:30-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum

Yoga Storytelling
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Paper Recycling
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Evening Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum

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Woodland Wildflowers
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum

Fairy Terrariums
1:30-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden


Paper Recycling
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

 

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

May 2007

1 2 3 4 5
  Summer Camps!
Don't Forget to Sign Up for
Summer Camp
at your favorite Nature Net site!
  Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Magnolias& Other Early Bloomers
Garden Tour
7pm
UW Arboretum 
Toddler Spring Fling
10-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum


Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
And
Gallery Night
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Open House
8am-5pm
MacKenzie Center
Garlic Mustard Pull
9am-Noon
Madison Conservation Parks
Tour the Aldo Leopold Shack and Legacy Center
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
All About Bluebirds
1-3pm
UW Arboretum 
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Flowerpot Fun
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Garden

Open House
Noon-4pm
UW Geology Museum


Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Madison Children's Museum


Arboretum Tour Aboard the Badger Trolley
And Woodland Wildflowers Walk
1pm
UW Arboretum


Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Wildflower Wander
1:30-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center


Mother's Day Corsages
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

  How to Identify Spring Wildflowers
6-8pm
UW Arboretum 
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Flowering Crabapples Garden Tour
7pm
UW Arboretum  
Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum 
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
And
Science Dabblers
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum 
Garlic Mustard Pull
9am-Noon
Madison Conservation Parks
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Cherokee Marsh Marvels
9-10:30am
Cherokee Marsh
Friends of the Arboretum Native Plant Sale
9am-2pm
And
Spring Beauties and Sky Dancers
6:30-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
Olbrich's Plant Sale with the Pros
9am-5pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
 T'ai Chi Animals Frolics
Madison Children's Museum
12 14 15 16 17 18 19
Birding Before Brunch
8-10am
And
Mother's Day Brunch
10am-2pm
UW Arboretum  

Power Play
10am-Noon
Madison Children's Museum
Mother's Day Concert
2-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Science Symposium
2-5pm
Madison Children's Museum
  Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Lilacs Garden Tour
7pm
UW Arboretum  
Toddler Spring Fling
10-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum


Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
And
Yoga Storytelling
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum 
Garlic Mustard Pull
9am-Noon
Madison Conservation Parks
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm Tour
9-10:30am
Aldo Leopold Foundation

Magic Wands
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
West Curtis Prairie and Noe Woods
And
Arboretum Tour Aboard the Badger Trolley
1-3pm
UW Arboretum 
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Cherokee Marsh with Naturalist Pat Woicek
1-2:30pm
Magic Wands
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
    Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Azaleas & Rhododendrons
7pm
UW Arboretum  
Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum 
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum 
Garlic Mustard Pull
9am-Noon
Madison Conservation Parks
Soapy Science
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Arboretum Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum 
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Grady Tract Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum 
 
    Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Big Trees Garden Tour
7pm
UW Arboretum  
Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum 

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

June 2007

 1 2
  Summer Camps!
Don't Forget to Sign Up for
Summer Camp
at your favorite Nature Net site!
  Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Waning Moon Night Walk
8-9:30pm
UW Arboretum
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Indian Mounds
8:30-10:30am
UW Arboretum
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Lake Farm Park & Heritage Center Tour
10-11:30am
Lussier Family Heritage Center
  Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Conifers
6-7pm
UW Arboretum
Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Garden

Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum


Cantajuenjo Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
  Bison: Giants of the Grassland
1pm
UW Arboretum
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Greene Prairie Walk
8:30-10:30am
And
Who's That Buzzing in Your Ear?
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
  Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Garden
concert in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  Cantajuenjo Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
  Feast with the Beasts
11am-7pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
Cranes of India Opening Reception
2-4:30pm
International Crane Foundation
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Walk the Prairie with Papa
8:30-10am
UW Arboretum
Eco-Trek: Fishing Family Fun
9:30am-Noon
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Thamuatropes
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Shadow Puppets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Silhouette Portraits
10-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Shadow Puppets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Savanna & Prairie Gardens
7pm
UW Arboretum
Nature Writing for Kids
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Cantajuenjo Playgroup
10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Solstice
8-9:30pm
UW Arboretum
Silhouette Portraits
10-11am
And
Shadow Puppets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Thaumatropes
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Rhapsody in Bloom
4:30-11pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Grady Tract Walk
8:30-10:30am
UW Arboretum
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Cherokee Marsh with Naturalist Pat Woicek
1-2:30pm
Cherokee Marsh
Veggie Prints
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Seed Planting
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Insect Art
10-11am
And
Seed Planting
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Critters, Creatures & Creepy Crawlers
10-11:30am
And
Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Seed Planting
2-3pm
And
Painted Planters
4-5pm
Madison Children's Museum
What's Blooming?
7pm
UW Arboretum
Nature Writing for Kids
10-11am
And
Flashlights & Fireflies
9-10pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuenjo Playgroup
10:30am
And
Seed Planting
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Insect Art
10-11am
Madison Children's Museum 
Veggie Prints
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Once in a Blue Moon
8-9:30pm
UW Arboretum

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

July 2007

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  Summer Camps!
Don't Forget to Sign Up for
Summer Camp
at your favorite Nature Net site!
  Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Ringo Raccoon's Nature Passport
Explore this weekend and all summer long with Nature Passport!
 
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Grady Tract Walk
8:30-10:30pm
And
Butterflies Family Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Building Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Building Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Building Art
2-3pm
And
Capitol Square Sketch Books
4-5pm
Madison Children's Museum
Nature Writing for Kids
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
Building Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Curtis Prairie
8:30-10am
UW Arboretum
Building Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Outdoor Skills Day
9am-2pm
MacKenzie Center
Go Day at the Zoo
10am-4pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
Dragons, Damsels, Striders & Skeeters
1pm
UW Arboretum
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Curtis Prairie Walk
8:30-10am
UW Arboretum
Plaster Fossils
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Dinosaur Puppets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Invent-a-Saurus
10-11am
And
Dinosaur Puppets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: UW Geology Museum Family Tour
3-4:30pm
Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Blooming Butterflies begins!
10am-4pm through August 12
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Dinoaus Puppets
2-3pm
And
Paleo Puzzles
3-4pm
Madison Children's Museum
Nature Writing for Kids
10-11am
And
Butterfly Arts & Crafts
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Dinosaur Puppets
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Invent-a-Saurus
10-11am
And
MadCAP Seussical Preview
2:30-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Puzzling Pond Critters
9:30-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Crane of the World
10:30am-Noon
International Crane Foundation


Children's Workshop: Butterfly Gardens
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
Plaster Fossils
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Grady Tract Walk
8:30-10am
UW Arboretum
Science Wizardry Open Lab
10-11am and 1-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
And
Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Science Wizardry Open Lab
10-11am and 1-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Breakfast for the Butterflies
8:30-9:30am
Olbrich Gardens
Science Wizardry Open Lab
10-11am and 1-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Science Wizardry Open Lab
10-11am and 1-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Butterfly Arts & Crafts
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
Science Wizardry Open Lab
10-11am and 1-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Prairie Walk
10:30am
MacKenzie Center

Children's Workshop: Butterfly Gardens
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Searching for Dragonflies
2-3:30pm
UW Arboretum
Optical Illusions
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
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Curtis Prairie Walk
8:30-10am
UW Arboretum
  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
And
Concerts in the Garden
7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

August 2007

1 2 3 4
  Summer Camps!
Don't Forget to Sign Up for
Summer Camp
at your favorite Nature Net site!
Breakfast for the Butterflies
8:30-9:30am
Olbrich Gardens
Cross-Quarter Day Night Walk
7-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Butterfly Arts & Crafts
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
Ringo Raccoon's Nature Passport
Explore this weekend and all summer long with Nature Passport!
Now available in Spanish and Hmong!
Children's Workshop: Butterfly Gardens
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Grady Tract Walk
8:30-10:30am
UW Arboretum
Earth Science Open Lab
10-11am
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
Earth Science Open Lab
10-11am
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Breakfast for the Butterflies
8:30-9:30am
Olbrich Gardens
Earth Science Open Lab
10-11am
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Earth Science Open Lab
10-11am
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Butterfly Arts & Crafts
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
Earth Science Open Lab
10-11am
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Children's Workshop: Butterfly Gardens
1-2pm
Olbrich Gardens
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Curtis Prairie Walk
8:30-10:00
And
Pond Stuff Family Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum 
Painting Parlor
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Kids for Peace Art Studio
10am-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Kids for Peace Art Studio
10am-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Eco-Trek w/ MSCR: Sunset & Moonset
7:30-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
Kids for Peace Art Studio
10am-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Kids for Peace Art Studio
10am-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Kids for Peace Art Studio
10am-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Juniorpalooza!
10am-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Grady Tract Walk
8:30-10:30am
UW Arboretum
Hmong Paj Ntaub Patterns
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Friendship Banners
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Fun with Spanish
10-11am|
And
Friendship Banners
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Friendship Banners
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Friendship Banners
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Fun with Spanish
10-11am
And
Friendship Banners
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Hmong Paj Ntaub Patterns
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Insect Serenade Night Walk
8-9:30pm
UW Arboretum
26 27 28 29 30 31  
Curtis Prairie Walk
8:30-10am
UW Arboretum
Mancala Games
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
World Game Room
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Counting Games
10-11am
And World Game Room
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
World Game Room
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
World Game Room
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Counting Games
10-11am
And
World Game Room
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

September 2007

1
On-Going: Sept 5 - Jan 5 Mystical Medicine at Olbrich Gardens  
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Grady Tract Walk
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
      Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Celebrate Life
10am-3pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
Junior Naturalist
10-11:30am
Olbrich Gardens
Biomimicry Earth Partnership for Families
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Acorns to Oaks Grandparents Day Celebrations
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
More than Mushrooms
1-2:30pm
Fun with Fungi Family Walk
1:30-2:30pm
Native Plant Garden Open House
2-3pm
UW Arboretum
  Toddler Stroll & Story
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
Art Dabblers Lace Cards
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers Lace Cards
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
  Garden Harvest Party
10-11:30am
Olbrich Gardens
Origami
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Music Together
3:30-4pm
Madison Children's Museum
  Toddler Story and Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
From Shore to Sea Skill Builders or Rocks Rock for Girl Scouts
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Percussion Shakers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Celebrate the Fall Equinox
7-8:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Annual Members Meeting
9am-9pm
International Crane Foundation
Kids for Peace Day
10am-1pm
Madison Children's Museum
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Zoo Run Run
10am
Henry Vilas Zoo
(registration info)
Grady Tract Walk
1-3pm
Equinox Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
Percussion Shaker
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
  Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
Art Dabblers Hand Prints
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers Hand Prints
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Cantajuego Playgroup
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Harvest Moon Feast & Festival
6-9pm
Lussier Family Heritage Center
Surprising Seeds
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
Tile Painting
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
30 (Sunday)
Arboretum Sampler
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Tile Painting
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

October 2007

  1 2 3 4 5 6
  Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
  Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Junior Naturalist
10-11:30am
Olbrich Gardens
Sun Prints
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Pipers in the Prairie & Festival Fire
5-8pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Hootenany
6:30-8:30pm
MacKenzie Center
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
And
"All Natural" Family Gallery Walk
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Butterflies and Flowers Walk
1-3pm
And
Woodlands Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
  Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
    Fall Fest
5:30-8pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Wisconsin Book Festival Kids' Night
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Seed Collecting
Noon-3pm
Owen  Conservation Park
Shack and Legacy Center Tour
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Squirrels - Woodland Friends or Foes?
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Free admission for Sauk County Residents
9am-4pm
International Crane Foundation
Woodlands Walk
1-2:30pm
And
Why do Leaves Change Color?
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
  Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Gardens
Building Boom Story Time
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Building Boom Story Time
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Nighttime in the Jungle
6:30-8pm
Olbrich Gardens
  Tools and Trades
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Halloween at the Zoo
10am-4pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
Arboretum Sampler
1-2:30mpm
UW Arboretum
Tools and Trades
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
      Positively Pumpkins
1-2:30pm
Olbrich Gardens
Your Outdoor Surroundings for Girl Scouts
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Pioneer Living
9am-12pm
or
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Halloween Party
10am-1pm
Madison Children's Museum
Shack and Legacy Center Tour
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Harvest Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Haunted Hay Ride
6:30-9:30pm
MacKenzie Center
Preparing for Winter Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
28 29 30 31  
Tour of the Lost City
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Harvest Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
    Last day of visitor season
9am-4pm
International Crane Foundation

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

November 2007

1 2 3
  On-Going: Now - Jan 5 Mystical Medicine at Olbrich Gardens Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Volunteer Work Day
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Dia de los Muertos Exhibition
11am-3pm
And
Skeleton Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
And Dia do los Muertos Exhibition
1-4pm
Madison Children's Museum
Families on the Frontier
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Effigy Mounds Walk
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Toddler Time
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Tots in Motion
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Home School Program - Edna Taylor Discovery Day
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
      Time of the Eagle
10am-1pm
UW Arboretum
Junior Naturalist
10-11:30am
Olbrich Gardens
T'ai Chi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Glacial Geology Walk
11am-3pm
And
Preparing for Winter
1:30-2:20pm
UW Arboretum
Music Together
3:30-4pm
Madison Children's Museum 
Toddler Time
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Tots in Motion
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
  Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Snowshoeing 101
9am-12pm
or
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Nighttime in the Jungle
6:30-8pm
Olbrich Gardens
Brownies Space Explorer Badge
5:30-7:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Meet the Musician
11-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Animal Tracking
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Thinking like and Arboretum
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Toddler Time
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Tots in Motion
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Home School Program - Snowshoe
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
      Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
And
Stars & Owls Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
25 26 27 28 29 30  
Arboretum Sampler
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Toddler Time
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Tots in Motion
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
     

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

December 2007

1
 Ongoing: Holiday Flower and Model Train Show
December 1-30 10am-4pm at Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Holiday Greetings
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
UW Science Sunday
Noon-3pm
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Madison Children's Museum
Conifers Walk
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Holiday Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Toddler Time
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Gift Wrap
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Home School Program - Weird Science
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Art Dabblers: Gift Wrap
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Junior Naturalist
10-11:30am
Olbrich Gardens
T'ai Chi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Remembering Laura Ingalls Wilder
1pm
UW Arboretum
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Winter Birds Family Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Holiday Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Music Together
3:30-4pm
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Time
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Yarn Weavers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Yarn Weavers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
    Gingerbread Houses
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Winter Woods Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Holiday Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Gingerbread Houses
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Time
9:30-10am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Jingle Bell Paint
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Home School Program - Winter Solstice
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Art Dabblers: Jingle Bell Paint
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Story time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Winter Solstice Celebration
7-8:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Salt Dough Ornaments
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Solstice Walk
4-5:30pm
UW Arboretum
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Sampler Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Holiday Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Salt Dough Ornaments
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
    Word Game Room
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Junior Girl Scouts Frosty Fun
9-11am, Noon-2pm, or 2:30-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Word Game Room
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Wonderland
9am-Noon
Lunch Bunch
Noon-1pm
Native Americans in Winter
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Egg Drop Engineering
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Community Kwanza Celebration
1-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Egg Drop Engineering
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
30 31  
Winter Wonders Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Holiday Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Ice Painting
1-2pm
Snowflake Art
3-4pm
Madison Children's Museum
Celebrating Kwanza
2-2:30pm
Madison Children's Museum
New Year's Eve Walk
6-8pm
UW Arboretum
US Bank Eve
6-10pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison Children's Museum (more info)

* January * FebruaryMarch * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 


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