Category Archives: Events

Know your polling place and voting rights

The presidential election is less than a month away. Redistricting and attempts to change how we vote in Wisconsin have some in the electorate confused, so we’re setting the record straight. Help spread the word and inform voters, or you … Continue reading

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Weekends are for rejuvenation, riding and rallies

Well, rejuvenation is a nice idea, but rarely happens for me, except that I sleep in. But this weekend, I hope that Madisonians will try to get a little R and R. We have been through a lot these past … Continue reading

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World Water Week: March 20-26

Because we have plenty of clean water to drink, we don’t often think of the global water crisis, which is part of the reason that world water week exists. It helps to remind us of this very precious commodity that … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping Madison-style

Holiday season is just around the corner, and I know simple living folks will be looking for ways to make them simple and meaningful. Still, shopping can be fun, if you chose the right venue and know that your purchases … Continue reading

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Madison has a Local Radio Host (Again)

I used to love listening to Lee Rayburn on the Mic radio, even though it was a little early for me. It was a sad day when Lee left Madison and we lost a local radio host on commercial radio. … Continue reading

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Hot Coffee the Movie

Everyone has an opinion about the “McDonald’s lawsuit.” We think we know what happened. If you think you understand that case, you need to see Hot Coffee. And you’re in luck! It’s showing Friday at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery at … Continue reading

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Book Sale at Central Library!

Whatever you may think about the controversy that surrounds the downtown library, it’s beginning to look like it will get renovated after all–and that means moving books and selling books! The Friends of Madison Public Library are having a sale … Continue reading

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Community Conversations-Join In

The last community conversation about the budget is this Wed., August 31 at Warner Park Comm. Center at 7:00 pm. This last conversation is about public health, and will include the Fire, Police and Public Health departments. The mayor has … Continue reading

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Craftacular this Weekend–Don’t Miss it!

The fab Craftacular is this Sunday, July 24th from 10-5 at the lakefront Eastside Club on Madison’s East side (3735 Monona Drive). Free parking, an ATM, free Wi-Fi and don’t forget the Tiki bar in the backyard. Some of the … Continue reading

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La Fete de Marquette this Weekend!

The Sixth annual La Fete de Marquette kicks off July 7th at South Dickinson and East Washington, sponsored by Willy Street Coop. I saw the tents as I sailed past on the bus this am. The line up looks good–check … Continue reading

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