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Event Calendar | April 2017
Earlier events have been archived.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!
April 14 - 15
Friday & Saturday
Eugster Farm's Lambing & Kidding Days
10 AM - 4 PM, Weekends in April at Eugster's Farm Market
April 21
Friday
5 PM | Kids Fair
6:30 PM | Kick-Off
Badger Kids Sports Fair & Wisconsin Football
Annual Spring Game
5:00 PM >  Kids Fair at The McClain Center | Free event
6:30 PM >  Kick-off at Camp Randall | $5 tickets
April 21
Friday
MSCR Free Family Fun Night: Westside Super Showcase
6 PM - 8 PM at West High School
April 21 - 23
Friday - Sunday
Half Pint Resale Event
Weekend shopping hours at Madison Curling Club, McFarland
April 21 - 23
Friday - Sunday
Mad-City Fire on Ice Hockey Classic
Weekend event at Madison Ice Arena
April 21 - 23
Friday - Sunday
Midwest Horse Fair
Weekend event at Alliant Energy Center
April 22
Saturday
Safe Kids-WI Annual Car Seat Recycle Day
9 AM - 11 AM at Safelite Auto Glass, 302 W Beltline Hwy,
Madison
April 22
Saturday
Kids in the Rotunda: Limanya Drum & Dance Ensemble
9:30 AM; 11 AM & 1 PM at Overture Center for the Arts
April 22
Saturday
Saturday Science Workshops at UW Space Place
10 AM at UW Space Place, 2300 S. Park St, Madison
April 22
Saturday
Day with Dad  (Free family event to benefit Reach-a-Child)
1 PM - 4 PM at Keva Sports Center, Middleton
April 22 - 23
Saturday & Sunday
Eugster Farm's Lambing & Kidding Days
10 AM - 4 PM, Weekends in April at Eugster's Farm Market
April 22 -30
Weekend Shows
CTM's To the Promised Land   Tickets on sale!
Recurring performances at Overture Center for the Arts
April 28
Friday
Moon Over Monona Terrace (Reserve your free ticket)
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM at Monona Terrace on the Rooftop
April 29
Saturday
Crazy Legs Classic 8K Run & 2 Mile Walk
10 AM (See race start info), finish at Camp Randall
May 1st
Monday
Summer in YOUR City Storytime
11 AM - 12:30 PM at Lisa Link Peace Park, State St, Madison
May 3
Wednesday
MCM Free Family Night
5 PM - 8 PM Free admission at Madison Children's Museum
May 6
Saturday
Cross Plains Trout Days (Plus community-wide garage sales,
brat stands and more Thursday - Saturday)
Saturday kids activities at Glaciers Edge Square & other locations
May 6
Saturday
Purple Stride (Walk for Pancreatic Cancer)
8 AM Registration /  9:30 AM Walk at Warner Park
May 6
Saturday
Walk to Cure Arthritis
8:30 AM Opening Ceremonies / 10 AM Walk at Vilas Park Shelter
May 6
Saturday
YMCA Healthy Kids Day
10 AM - 12 PM at YMCA Dane County - all branch locations
May 6
Saturday
UW Family Gardening Day
10 AM - 1 PM at Allen Centennial Garden; Steenbock Memorial
Library; and D.C. Smith Instructional Greenhouse - all between
the 400-600 blocks of Babcock Dr, UW-Madison Campus
May 12 - 21
Weekend Shows
CTM's A Year With Frog and Toad   - Tickets on Sale!
Recurring Performances at Overture Center for the Arts
May 13
Saturday
March for Babies
8:30 registration | 9:30 walk at Olin Park
May 13
Saturday
Kids Building Wisconsin
9 AM - 4 PM at McKee Farms Park, Fitchburg
May 18
Thursday
Zoovies: Monsters, Inc
7 PM at Henry Vilas Zoo
May 19 - 21
Friday - Sunday
Fitchburg Days
Weekend festival at McKee Farms Park, Fitchburg
May 19 - 21
Friday - Sunday
Syttende Mai
Weekend festival at Stoughton
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Winter/Spring Recurring
Activities
This list includes recurring, free or minimal
cost, seasonal or year-round programs for
children in Dane County.
American Family Dream Bank
WEEKLY | YEAR-ROUND
DreamBank is a one-of-a-kind dream exploration
space on the square in Downtown Madison.
Learn more >>
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.
Learn more >>
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.  
Learn more >>
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.  
Learn more >>
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.  
Learn more >>
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.
Learn more >>
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.  
Learn more >>
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.
Learn more >>
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.
Learn more >>

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