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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
January 2009
        1 2 3
Ongoing this week: Winter Wonder Week at the Madison Children's Museum   Native Americans in Winter
9am-Noon
Paws & Claws
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Story Time 11-11:30
Lava Lamps
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Face Painting
10-11am
Snow Globes
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
What's Happening Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Ice Painting
1-2pm
Stuart Stotts
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Toddler Time Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Story time
1:30-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
  Winter Bird Watching
9-11am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Wonderful Winter Wildlife
1-3pm
Night Sounds
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
 T'aiChi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Percussion Duo
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Searching for Animal Signs
1-2:30pm
All About Snow
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Silhouette Portraits
1-3pm
Music Together
3:30-4pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Toddler Time Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Wildlife Management
9am-4pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Silhouette Portraits
103pm
Madison Children's Museum
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Citizen Mural
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Toddler Time Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Happy B-day Dr. King
11-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Snowshoe the Winter Landscape
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Polling Place Inauguration Celebration
11-11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Design a Flag
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Tracking on Snowshoes
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Design a Flag
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Children of the Rainforest
10:30am & 1:30pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin Raptors at Black Earth
1:30-3:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Winter Sleuths
9am-Noon
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Citizen Mural
10-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Family Volunteer Day
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Winter Reflections
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Winter Wonder Art
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Toddler Time Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
    Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Winter Wonder Art
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
February 2009
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Kids' Safety Day
Noon-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Halfway to Spring
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuengo Toddler Time
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers - Cinnamon Bear
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Cinnamon Bear
10:30-11am
Science Story Time
1:30-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Museum Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Nighttime in the Jungle
6:30-8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  Wingra Oak Savanna Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
Sounds & Stillness Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
Weaving
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Winter Birds
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Heart Pins
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuengo Toddler Time
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers - Valentine Pop-up
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Valentine Pop-up
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
  Garden Expo at Alliant Energy Center
Today 4pm through Sunday 4pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Great Backyard Bird Count
9-11:30am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Winter Science Lab
9am-Noon
Ice Sculptures
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Wild West Cactus Garden
1-2:30pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Sky Stories
6:30-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
About Mammals
1-2:30pm
Animal Tracks
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Ice Sculptures
1-3pm
Winter Story Times
3:15-3:45pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuengo Toddler Time
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers - 3 Little Pigs
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - 3 Little Pigs
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Incredible Edible Gardens
8:30am-5pm
Nighttime in the Jungle
6:30-8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Museum Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Grady Tract Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Children of the Rainforest
10:30am & 1:30pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Paper Making
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Trees in Winter
1-2pm
UW Arboretum
Paper Making
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuengo Toddler Time
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers - Percussion Shakers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Percussion Shakers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Nighttime in the Jungle
6:30-8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  Curtis Prairie Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Meet the Musician
11-11:30
Madison Children's Museum

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
March 2009
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Drop-In Play Day
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Transitions Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Clay Creations
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Clay Creations
10:30-11am
Story time Science
1:30-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Rain Gardens Class
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
Aldo Leopold Weekend
Today through Sunday
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Brownies Healthy Habits Try-It
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Madison Reads Leopold
9am-3:30pm
UW Arboretum
Member Preview Party: Spring Flower Show
9-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Family Tour & Art Workshop: Super Bug
1-3pm
AT Overture Center
Madison Children's Museum
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Leopold Discovery Day
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
A Walk with Leopold
1-2:30pm
Mud Family Walk
1:300-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Felt Pins
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Yarn Printing
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Yarn Printing
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
  Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
Skydance Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
Dinosaur Domes
10-11:30am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
T'ai Chi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Sock Puppets
1-3pm
Let's Play Carnival AT Keva Sport's Center
7-11pm
Madison Children's Museum
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
St. Patrick's Day Parade Prep
Noon-1pm
Parade AT Capitol Square
1:30pm
Madison Children's Museum
End of Winter Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Lunch Bunch
Noon-1pm
Maple Syruping
1-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Art Dabblers: St Pat's Pins
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Hot Cocoa at Olbrich at Night
5:30-7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers: St. Pat's Pins
10:30-11am
Story time Science
1:30-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Equinox Night Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Fairy Terrariums
10-11;30am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Meet the Musician
11-11:30am
Recycled Musical Instruments
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Leopold Foundation Open
Noon-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Rain Sticks
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Signs of Spring Walk
1-2:30pm
Tim-m-m-ber-r-r!
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Finger Print Trees
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Spring Plant Show Sale
10am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Art Dabblers: Finger Print Trees
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
  Junior Scout Folk Arts Badge
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Volunteer Naturalist Training
9am-4pm
International Crane Foundation
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Rain Sticks
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Community Supported Agriculture Open House
1-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
29 30 31        
Gardening for the Birds
10-11:30am
Winter Concert
2pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Effigy Mounds of Dane County Class
12:30-4:30pm
Early Migrants
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Maple Syrup Fest
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Soapy Science
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers: Glitter Eggs
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Prescribed Burn Training
International Crane Foundation
   

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
April 2009
      1 2 3 4
  Art Dabblers - Glitter Eggs
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
Intro to Bird Identification
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Junior Scouts Architecture Badge at Monona Terrace
10am-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Leopold Foundation Open
Noon-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Bolz Conservatory Exhibit: Light Gaps
Now thru June 30
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Brain Awareness Day
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Early Spring Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Garden Baskets
1-2:30pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Healthy Snacks
10-11am
Natural Egg Dyes
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Great Eggspectations
10:30am-12:30pm
1:30-3:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Farm to Table
10-11am
Herb Gardens
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Obstacle Course
10-11am
Kit for Kids
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Great Eggspectations
10:30am-12:30pm
1:30-3:30pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Growth Charts
10-11am
Hula Hoops & Hopscotch
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Obstacle Course
10-11am
Food Pyramid
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
Spring sunset Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
Spring Pansy Sale
10am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Hat Making
11am-Noon
T'ai Chi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Holiday Egg Hunt & Easter Hat Parade
10am
AT The Great Dane & Capitol Square
Madison Children's Museum
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Celebrate Earth Day Bouquet This Week and Next!
Woodland Wildflowers Walk
1-2:30pm
Frogs Family Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Spring Hike at your Leisure
5am-10pm
Lussier Family Heritage Center
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Hike & Explore on your own
8am-4pm
MacKenzie Environmental Center
Art Dabblers - Pinwheels
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Pinwheels
10:30-11am
Story Time Sciences
1:30-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Leaf Mulch Sale
2-5pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Earth Day Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
All About Birds Class
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Flower Pot Wind Chime
10-11:30am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Leopold Foundation Open
Noon-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Flustered Mustard Festival
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Spring Creations
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Prairies & Savannas in Spring
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Seed Planting
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Hike the Marsh at your Leisure
4qm-dusk
Cherokee Marsh
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Recycled Instrument
10:30-11am
Free Open House - Week of the Young Child Celebration
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Happy Earth Day!
Art Dabblers - Recycled Instrument
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Recycled Art
2-3pm
Madison Children's Museum

Visit the Zoo
9am-5pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
Fiddle-icious
11am & 11:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Evening at Cherokee Marsh 6:30pm Cherokee Marsh
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
How to Identify Spring Wildflowers
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Controlling Invasive Plants
9am-Noon
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Isthmus Green Day Kid's Corner: Featuring Nature Net & Madison Children's Museum
9:30am-6pm
Arbor Day Celebration
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Papermaking in the Garden
1-2:30pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Bottle Cap Magnets
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
26 27 28 29 30    
Annual Open House
Noon-4pm
UW Geology Museum
Woodland Wildflowers Walk
1-2:30pm
Nature's Opera: Songbirds in Spring
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Tissue Flowers & Vases
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Leopold Foundation now open daily 10am-4:30pm
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - May Day Basket
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Bringing Birds Back to Oak Savannahs
7-8pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Art Dabblers - May Day basket
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Early signs of Spring
7-8pm
UW Arboretum
Frog Walk
6pm (prereg. req.)
Cherokee Marsh
   

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
May 2009
          1 2
  Junior Scouts Visual Arts Badges
6-8pm
Gallery Night Free Open House
6-8pm
Madison Children's Museum
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Kaleidoscopes
1-3pm
Author Reading
10-10:30am & 10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Badger Trolley Tours
1-3pm
Woodland Wildflowers
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm
Kaleidoscopes
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Elementary Science Symposium
3-5pm
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Sun Catchers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Sun Catchers
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Magnolias & Other Early Bloomers
7-8:15pm
UW Arboretum
Cherokee Marsh Family Tour
10-11:30am
Madison Children's' Museum
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Spring Bulbs & Wisconsin Root Beer
5:30-7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Mask Making Part I
10-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Plant Sale with the Pros
4-7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Celebrating Birds
8:30-10:30am
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Native Plant Sale
9am-2pm
Spring Evening Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
Fabulous Flower Pots
10-11:30am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
T'ai Chi Animal Frolics
11-11:30am
Bike Decorating
11am-Noon
Art Bike Rally AT Capital Square
Noon
Sock Puppets
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Birding Before Brunch
8-10am
Mother's Day Brunch
10am-Noon
Arboretum Sampler Walk
1-2pm
Badger Trolley Tours
1-3pm
Spring is Here Family Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Mother's Day Concert
2-3pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Sock Puppets
1-3pm
Music Together
3:30-4pm
Madison Children's Museum
Cantajugo
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Noodle Necklaces
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Noodle  Necklaces
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Flowering Crabapples & Lilacs Tour
7-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
  Mask Making Part II
10-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Vegetable Printing
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Spoon River Anthology Theater Performance
4-7pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Grass Head Planters
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Badger Trolley Tours
1-3pm
Curtis Prairie & Noe Woods Walk
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Cantajuego
10-10:30am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Spring Mosaics
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Affects of Land Use on Streams
7-8pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Art Dabblers - Spring Mosaics
10:30-11am
Story Time Science
1:30-2pm
Madison Children's Museum
Azaleas & Rhododendrons
7-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Mask Making Part III
10-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Volunteer Workday
9am-Noon
UW Arboretum
Grass Head Planters
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Spring Ephemerals & Alien Invaders
1-3pm
Oak Openings & Restored Prairies Walk
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Grow a Salad Bowl
1-2:30pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Paper Bag Kites
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
  Art Dabblers - Painted Flower Pots
10:30-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Art Dabblers - Painted Flower Pots
10:3011am
Madison Children's Museum
Conifers Tour
7-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
    Volunteer Planting Day
8am-4pm
UW Arboretum
Paper Bag Kites
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
31            
Remnants & Restorations
Walk
1-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Dinosaur Puppets
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
           

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
June 2009
  1 2 3 4 5 6
    Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
  Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
    Little Sprouts Gardening
10-11am
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
       
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
      Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
   
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
    Seed Planting 10-12pm Madison Children's Museum   Seed Planting 10-12pm Madison Children's Museum Butter Making
1-3pm Madison Children's Museum
Butter Making
1-3pm Madison Children's Museum
28 29 30        
Gardens after Dark
7-8:15pm (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
]Moth Madness and Interesting Insects
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
Garden Design & Ice Cream
5:30-7pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
       

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
July 2009
      1 2 3 4
      Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
   
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Plant a Pizza 1-2pm (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Madison Butterfly Count
9am-12pm
UW Arboretum
  Go Like Diego! Bilingual Camp
9-11:30am Starts (goes through Thurs.)
Ages 6-7
 Prereg. Req.
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
  Peace Doves 1-3pm Madison Children's Museum Peace Doves 1-3pm Madison Children's Museum Outdoor Skills Day and Prairie Interpretive Tour
9am-2pm
MacKenzie
Puzzling Pond Critters
9:30-11:30am Prereg. Req.
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Peace Doves 1-3pm Madison Children's Museum
Midsummer Delights
8-9:30pm
UW Arboretum
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Butterflies 1:30-2:30pm UW Arboretum     Blooming Butterflies Starts (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Butterfly Story and Art Adventure
1-2pm. (prereg. req)
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Butterflies and Blooms
10-11am
(prereg. req)
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Blooming Butterflies  (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Green & Gold Training Camp
10am-12pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Blooming Butterflies  (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Blooming Butterflies  (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Grand Opening of ICF's New African Crane Exhibits!
2pm
Free Admission 9-5
International Crane Foundation
Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Let's Pretend! Starts
1-1:30pm (goes through Wed.)
Ages 4-5 Prereg. Req. Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Toddler Story & Stroll
1-2pm (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Breakfast for the Butterflies 8:30-9:30am (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Marble Painting
9-11am
Madison Children's Museum
Butterfly Story and Art Adventure
1-2pm. (prereg. req)
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Summer Evening in the Garden
6-8 pm
(prereg. req.)
Lussier Community Education Center
Butterflies and Blooms 1-2 pm (rereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Marble Painting
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Firefly Sleepover 7pm-8am (goes through Sat.)
Ages 8+
Prereg. Req.
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Flashlights and Fireflies 8-9pm (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Marble Painting
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
26 27 28 29 30 31  
Blooming Butterflies  (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Nocturnal Animals
6:30-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
If Trees Could Talk Book Signing 1-3pm
 UW Arboretum
Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Toddler Story & Stroll
1-2pm (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Breakfast for the Butterflies 8:30-9:30am (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens Butterfly Story and Art Adventure
1-2pm. (prereg. req)
 Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Butterflies and Blooms
1-2 pm
(rereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
 

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
August 2009
            1
      Blooming Butterflies  (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Blooming Butterflies  (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm Madison Children's Museum
Blooming Butterflies  (daily)
10am-4pm
Olbrich Botanical Garden
Toddler Story & Stroll
10-11am (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Toddler Story & Stroll
1-2pm (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Tree Top Tots
1-1:30pm
Tues.-Wed. (prereg. req)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Breakfast for the Butterflies 8:30-9:30am (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
 Wildlife Exhibit Tour
6-7:30pm MacKenzie
August Toddler Time
10-11am
(prereg. req.)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Butterfly Story and Art Adventure
1-2pm. (prereg. req)
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Take it Outside PBS Kids Open House
9-11am
PBS Kids
Butterflies and Blooms 10-11am (prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Texture Rubbings
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Capital Nature Walk 1-1:30pm;
 2-2:30pm Madison Children's Museum

Movie Night Fundraiser
6pm-??
UW Geology Museum
Insect Serenade
8-9:30pm
UW Arboretum
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Pond Stuff 1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
Blooming Butterflies Ends
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
    Nature's Worst Jobs
8-10am
Wed.-Thurs.
(prereg. req.)Aldo Leopold Nature Center
August Toddler Time
10-11am
(prereg. req.)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
   
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
        August Toddler Time
10-11am
(prereg. req.)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Clay Pinch Pots
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
Clay Pinch Pots
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Clay Pinch Pots
1-3pm
Madison Children's Museum
 Remembering Laura Ingalls Wilder—Prairie Fire 6:30-8:30pm
UW Arboretum
    August Toddler Time
10-11am
(prereg. req.)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Flashlights and Fireflies
8-9pm
(prereg. req) Olbrich Botanical Gardens
 
30 31          
             

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
September 2009
    1 2 3 4 5
  Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Twilight Time Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm Madison Children's Museum
Late Summer Walk
6-8pm
Cherokee Marsh
  Nature Crafts for Families
1-3 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Fun with Fungi Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
      Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
 
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
4th Annual Zoo Run Run 2009
10am
Henry Vilas Zoo
  Equinox Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum

  Open House 6-8pm
Upham Woods
 
27 28 29 30      
             

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
October 2009
        1 2 3
        Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Harvest Moon Festival 6pm
Lussier Family Heritage Center
Pipers in the Prairie
4:30-8pm.
(prereg. req.)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Hootenanny Sing-Along 6:30-8:30pm
MacKenzie
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm Madison Children's Museum
           
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Fall Color Walk
2-4pm
Cherokee Marsh
Why Do Leaves Change Color? Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
      Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
 
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
            Haunted Hay Ride
6:30-9:30pm
MacKenzie
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Halloween at the Zoo
10am-4pm
Henry Vilas Zoo
Celebrate Cranes! Festival
9am-5pm.
International Crane Foundation
    Vacation Day Programs 9am-4pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
"Creatures of the Night" Fall Fest
5:30-8pm
(prereg. req.)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Haunted Hay Ride
6:30-9:30pm
MacKenzie
Under the Autumn Moon Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
November 2009
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm Madison Children's Museum
      Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
 
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Preparing For Winter Walk
1:30-2:30pm
UW Arboretum
      Weird Science
9am-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
 
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
        Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
Families on the Frontier
1-3pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Gobble, Gobble...Wild Turkeys!
1-3pm
UW Arboretum
      Stars and Night Sounds Walk
6:30-8pm
UW Arboretum
29 30          
             

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *

 

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
December 2009
    1 2 3 4 5
        Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
 
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Free Family Sunday
Noon-5pm Madison Children's Museum
         
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
        Story Time
10:30am
UW Geology Museum
   
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
   
27 28 29 30 31    
           

* January * February * March * April * May * June * July * August * September * October * November * December *