It’s almost the weekend!

So, the weather is great today (apart from the wind), and it’s only supposed to get better over the weekend. We are so ready to get out of the house and enjoy the clear skies!

Here are just some of the things going on during the beautiful weekend ahead:

Saturday, May 15th

Outdoor Farmers’ Market on Capitol Square 6 am – 2 pm.

The Madison Children’s Museum‘s Road Show will be at Union Sport Club (155 Braun Road, Oregon) for “Dia de Los Ninos” from 9 am -12 pm. There will be kids’ games, entertainment & food, plus Latino Health Fair

Horton Finds a Who Scavenger Hunt at the Monona Public Library (1000 Nichols Road, 222-6127) from 9 am – 5 pm. Participants can win a “who” for completing the scavenger hunt. Drop in, free.

Madison Parks & The Madison Mallards present the Remarkable Rubber Ducky River Race from noon – 2pm at Tenney Park and Yahara River. Event Fee: $2/one duck or $10/six ducks. All proceeds of the event will benefit the Goodman Pool scholarship fund. (Jess, Milena and I bought a total of 6 ducks, so we’re bound to win first place, right?)

SwimWest 20th Anniversary Party and Water Safety Day from 1-5 pm at 1001 Deming Way. Admission into the event is food pantry donations or personal hygiene items for the Middleton Outreach Ministry. Check the website for a list of the events. Looks like a fun time!

Snakes Alive at Hawthorne Library (2707 E. Washington Ave., 246-4548) from 1:30 pm – 3 pm. “Join Tom Kessenich, well-known and library-favorite Wisconsin herpetologist, as he enthusiastically shares fascinating snake facts. Observe snakes from Tom’s personal collection and learn about the importance and value of these frequently feared reptiles. It’s a snake-tacular time for all ages.”

Sunday, May 16th

Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Trio will be at the High Noon Saloon (701A E. Washington Ave, 255-0901) at 11 am. $12 cover; $40 Family-Four Packs will be available at the door day of show. “Justin and The Not Ready for Naptime Players dish out unexpectedly intelligent and whimsically rocking music for kids and their parents.”

Nicki’s Diapers has a free Cloth Diapering class at 1 pm and a free Babywearing class at 3 pm. (739 N. High Point Rd, 836-1211)

Are you going to any of the events above? Do you know of other things happening this weekend? Share your weekend plans!


One thought on “It’s almost the weekend!

  1. Syttende Mai in Stoughton this weekend! Kids (and their parents) can participate Lil Syttende Mai run on Saturday morning and then cheer on the adults that start their run at the capitol! Sunday afternoon there’s a huge parade down Main St. in addition to music, arts and crafts, vikings etc.

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