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Includes events, activities & listings relevant to all communities in Dane County, WI
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Fall/Winter
Recurring Activities
This list includes regularly, recurring, free or
minimal cost, seasonal (or year-round)
programs for children in Dane County. This
section is updated for the school year, and
again for summer when a few programs
suspend until September.
American Family Dream Bank
WEEKLY | YEAR-ROUND
DreamBank is a one-of-a-kind dream exploration
space on the square in Downtown Madison.
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Home Depot Kids Workshops
MONTHLY | YEAR-ROUND
Drop-in 9am to Noon the 1st Saturday every month for
a FREE "how-to" clinic for kids, ages 5 to 12.
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Kids in the Rotunda
WEEKLY: SATURDAYS | FALL/WINTER
Enjoy free performances in a relaxed, kid-friendly
environment every Saturday from the end of Sept.
through April.  
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Michael's Kids Club
SATURDAYS | YEAR-ROUND
From 10 AM - 12 PM most Saturdays, 30 minute
sessions are open for a make & take craft, geared
towards children 3 & up. $2 fee includes supplies.
Sign-up online or in stores, where you can find a
schedule of seasonal themed projects.  
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Rocky Rococo's for Family Movies
THROUGHOUT WEEK | YEAR-ROUND
Rocky's Party Pizzeria's East & West show movies on
their big screen throughout the week, daytime &
evening options.  
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Saturday Science at Discovery
MONTHLY: SATURDAYS | YEAR-ROUND
A monthly series that consists of free science
exploration and education programs aimed at families
and learners of all ages.
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Saturday Science at UW Space Place
SATURDAYS | TWICE PER MONTH
Space Place family workshops are offered every other
Saturday at 10 a.m. for children
ages 6-10 and their
parents. The workshops are free and open to the
public. No registration required, but sessions are
limited to first 50 children.  
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UW Arboretum Family Programs
SUNDAYS | TWICE PER MONTH
The Arboretum hosts a Family Walk the 2nd Sunday
each month, where families explore something within
the arboretum. Family Nature Programs are held the
4th Sunday each month, and include a naturalist-led
nature walk, followed by activities inside the visitor
center.
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Waisman Center Children's Theatre
MONTHLY: SUNDAYS | FALL/WINTER
WCCT features a variety of performers - magicians,
singers, dancers, musical groups, "learning is fun"
educators, performers, and professional theatrical
companies.
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Event Calendar | June 2018
Earlier events have been archived. If this is your first visit, be sure to check back often to see
the diverse listings of activities promoted to meet a wide variety of interests & locations!
June 1st - 3rd *
Fri - Sunday
Verona Hometown Days
Weekend festival activities at Hometown USA Park, Verona
* Fireworks at 9:30 PM on Friday | Parade at 12 PM on Sunday
June 1st - 3rd
Friday - Sunday
Festa Italia
Weekend Fest at McKee Farms Park, Fitchburg
June 2
Saturday | 8 AM - 1 PM
Cows on the Concourse
@ 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
June 2
Saturday | 9 AM
Girls on the Run 5K
@ Middleton High School
June 2
Saturday | 10 AM
Saturday Science at Discovery
@ Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, UW-Madison Campus
June 2
Saturday | 10 AM - 3 PM
Cars on State Classic Car Show
@ State Street, Madison
June 2 - 3
Saturday & Sunday
Free Admission & Free Fishing in WI State Parks
@ All Wisconsin State Parks
June 3
Sunday | 11 AM - 3 PM
Ride the Drive
John Nolen Dr, nearby parks and designated 4-mile area
June 7 - 10 *
Thur - Sunday
Mount Horeb Summer Frolic
Weekend activities at Grundahl Park
* Norsk Run/Walk at 8:30 AM on Saturday | Parade at 12 PM on Sunday
June 8 - 10
Friday - Sunday
St John's Fest
Saint John the Baptist Parish Grounds, Waunakee
June 8 - 10
Friday - Sunday
Deerfield VFD Festival
Deerfield Volunteer Fire Department
June 9
Saturday | 10 AM - 2 PM
MCM SummerPalooza
@ Madison Children's Museum
June 9 - 10
Saturday - Sunday
Marquette Waterfront Festival
Weekend activities at Yahara Place Park
June 14 - 17 *
Thur - Sunday
Cottage Grove Firemen's Festival
Weekend activities at Cottage Grove
* Hot 2 Trot Half-Marathon, 5K & Kids Run on Saturday | Parade at 11:30 on Saturday
June 15
Friday | 7:15 PM
Camp Randall Movie Night: Despicable Me 3
@ Camp Randall Stadium
June 16
Saturday | 8 AM - 1 PM
Copps & Bobbers (formerly 'Kids Fishing Day')
@ Lakeview Park, Middleton
June 16
Saturday | 12 PM - 6 PM
Juneteenth Day Celebration
@ Penn Park, Madison (Parade at 10:45 AM @ W. Badger Rd)
June 21
Thursday
Make Music Madison
Outdoor music at approximately 100 venues around Madison
June 21 - 24 *
Thur - Sunday
Oregon Summerfest
Weekend carnival, events and activities at Kiser Firemen's Park
* Fireworks (changed to) Saturday @ Dusk | Parade at 12:30 PM on Sunday
June 22 - 24 *
Friday - Sunday
Marshall Fireman's Festival   More info on Facebook
@ Fireman's Park, Marshall
* Firefighter Fitness Challenge 12 PM - 6 PM Saturday | Parade at 11 AM Sunday
June 23
Saturday | 5 PM - 11 PM
Shake the Lake Fireworks Festival
@ John Nolen Dr | Fireworks at 10 PM
June 24
Sunday | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Family Nature Program
@ UW Arboretum
June 24, 25, 27
Sun, Mon & Wed | 10 AM
Kids Dream Summer Film Series  * Recurs Weekly
@ Marcus Theatres (Dane Co: Point Cinema & Palace Cinema)
June 30
Saturday | 10 AM - 12 PM
June Dairy Month Family Fun Event
@ Miller & Sons Supermarket, Verona & Mount Horeb
July 3 - 4 *
Tuesday - Wednesday
DeForest Area 4th of July Celebration
@ DeForest Fireman's Park
* Parade at 10:30 AM on Wed/4th | Fireworks at dusk on Wed/4th
July 3 - 4
Tuesday - Wednesday
Monona Community Festival
@ Winnequah Park, Monona
* Fireworks on Wednesday, July 4th at 9:20 PM
July 4
Wed | 10:30 AM - 4 PM *
Token Creek Independence Day Celebration
@ Portage Road, Token Creek | * 1 PM Parade
July 4
Wed | 2 PM - 10:30 PM
WaunaBoom 4th of July Family Celebration
@ Ripp Park, Waunakee | *Fireworks at dusk
July 4
Wed | Dusk
Mazomanie Fireworks
@ Lion's Park
July 4 - 8 *
Wednesday - Sunday
Stoughton Fair
@ Mandt Park
* Carnival open daily | Fireworks at dusk on Sunday, July 8th
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