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Event Calendar
September - October 2016
Earlier events have been archived.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!
September 3 - 4
Saturday - Sunday
Taste of Madison
Weekend event at Capitol Square
September 9 - 11
Friday - Sunday
Wild West Days  - Parade at Noon Sunday!
Weekend activities at Lions Park, Mazomanie
September 9 - 11
Friday - Sunday
Half Pint Resale
Weekend hours at Madison Curling Club, McFarland
September 10
Saturday
IRONKIDS Fun Run
9 AM at Capitol Square
September 10
Saturday
Family Safety Day
10 AM - 2 PM at Middleton Fire Department
September 10
Saturday
Yahara River Fest
Noon to 4 PM at Convervancy Commons Park, DeForest
September 16 - 18
Friday - Sunday
McFarland Family Festival  - Parade at Noon Sunday!
Weekend activities at McFarland High School
September 17
Saturday
Kids for Peace Day
9:30 AM - 2 PM at Madison Children's Museum
September 17
Saturday
Cambridge Fall Fest
10 AM - 3 PM at Veteran's Park, Cambridge
September 17
Saturday
UW Space Place Saturday Science - For kids ages 6-10
10 AM at UW Space Place, 2300 S. Park St
September 17
Saturday
Curious George Story Time Event
11 AM at Barnes & Noble - EastTowne & West stores
September 18
Sunday
Walk for Wishes
8:30 AM Registration opens at McKee Farms Park, Fitchburg
September 18
Sunday
JDRF One Walk
10:30 AM Registration at The Duck Pond - Warner Park
September 21
Wednesday
Free Admission at MCM - All day!
Celebrating United Nations International Day of Peace
4 - 8 PM performances & activities at Madison Children's Museum
September 23
Friday
Zoovies: Inside Out
7 PM at Henry Vilas Zoo
September 24
Saturday
Madison Parks Trucks & Treasures
(Big Rig Gig + Kids to Kids Sale)
9 AM - Noon at Reindahl Park, 1818 Portage Rd  
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September 24
Saturday
Junior Gardener Workshop
10 AM at Bruce Company, Middleton
September 24
Saturday
Monroe Street Festival
10 AM - 5 PM at Monroe Street, Madison
September 24
Saturday
Moonlight Movie Series: The Good Dinosaur
7 PM at Elvehjem Park, Madison
September 25
Sunday
Zoo Run Run
9 AM at Henry Vilas Zoo
September 25
Sunday
Family Nature Program: Effigy Mounds
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM at UW Arboretum (meet at visitor center)
October 1st
Saturday
Badger Childhood Cancer Superhero Run
9 AM at Keva Sports Center, Middleton
October 1st
Saturday
Home Depot Kids Workshop: Build a Toy Fire Truck
9 AM - 12 PM at Home Depot Stores
October 1st
Saturday
Kids in the Rotunda Series: Dancing Drum
9:30 AM, 11 AM & 1 PM at Overture Center for the Arts
October 1st
Saturday
Saturday Science
10 AM - 12 PM at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
October 1st - 23rd
Saturday & Sunday
Little Amerricka's Pumpkin Train  - Recurs weekends in Oct
10 AM - 3:30 PM at Little Amerricka, Marshall
October 1st
Saturday
Family Geocaching Adventure
2 PM - 4 PM at Aldo Leopold Nature Center - Black Earth Campus
October 5
Wednesday
MCM Free Family Night
5 PM - 8 PM Free admission at Madison Children's Museum
October 6
Thursday
Kids' Day at the Market
8 AM - 1 PM at Greenway Station Mall, Middleton
October 8 - 23
Recurring Shows
CTM Presents: The American Girls Revue
Various show times at Overture Center for the Arts
October 8
Saturday
Oak Bank's Great Pumpkin Giveaway
9 AM - Noon at Oak Bank, Fitchburg
October 9
Sunday
WCCT Series: Doug the Jug - Early bird activities at Noon!
1 PM at Friends of the Waisman Center Auditorium
October 14 - 16
Friday - Sunday
Just Between Friends Consignment Sale Event
Weekend hours at Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall
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This list includes recurring, 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.
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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 September
through April.  
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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 is required.  
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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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Fall/Winter Recurring Activities