16TH ANNUAL HOLIDAYFEST
This Saturday! Shop over 80 Midwest vendors offering spectacular handmade goods at the 16th Annual HolidayFest at Warner Park Community Recreation Center on Saturday, December 5! Buy a gift for someone or yourself!
BIRD & NATURE WALK – CHEROKEE MARSH
Winter Wander with Paul Noeldner
Enjoy a family friendly nature discovery walk, campfire and hot chocolate. Help look for tracks if there is fresh snow. Listen for wild geese calling. We will wander a Cherokee Marsh nature trail and learn about secret places where bees, bugs, bats, birds and bunnies snuggle in for a Wisconsin winter. Dress warm and bring your curiosity! See you for this FREE guided walk on Sunday, December 6.
ICE SKATING LESSONS! REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Sign up now (through December 18) for 2016 ice skating lessons offered at Elver and Tenney parks.
CALLING ALL WOOD CRAFTERS!Ever wonder what happens to the dead or dying tree or the one damaged by a storm after it is removed? Often these are turned into mulch and are used for various projects throughout the city including playground surfacing. For a limited time we are auctioning logs – Maple, Elm, Oak and Hickory – can be yours with bids starting at just $5.00. Visit Wisconsin Surplus Multi Municipal Auction #15807-31 and search Madison Parks. Auction ends December 7.
WARNER FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Join the fun on Friday, December 11 with Warner Family Fun Night as we celebrate the holidays with a Winter Wonderland!! Winter is in the air in Madison, come out and visit Santa, take a picture and find out if you’ve been naughty or nice! Kids will get a kick out of visiting with Santa, offering a great photo opportunity! We will also have cookies to decorate, classic movies to watch, bingo, and tons of fast-paced fitness style activities.
PUBLIC INPUT MEETINGS THIS WEEK!
BERKLEY PARK: The City of Madison will be replacing the existing playground at Berkley Park (1730 Browning Road) in 2016. The public is invited to give their input on Thursday, December 3.
SYCAMORE PARK: The City of Madison will be replacing the existing playground at Sycamore Park (830 Jana Lane) in 2016. The public is invited to give their input on Thursday, December 3.
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