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Upcoming WORT in the Community Events

April 25, 2014

5th Annual Evansville Art Crawl

Downtown Evansville is proud to be hosting the upcoming 5th Annual Art Crawl. The Art Crawl will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 25, where 25 local artists will showcase their work at more than 20 downtown Evansville businesses.

The event will end with an after-party at the Night Owl, with live music from John Masino/Brian Bebe Duo.

April 26, 2014

Upper Yahara River Trail Walk

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Conservancy Commons Park
  • 6822 Yellowwood Lane, DeForest
  • $3 for volkssporting credit or $2 for youths or noncredit adults

April 27, 2014

PurpleStride Madison

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Warner Park
  • 2930 North Sherman Avenue, Madison
  • $25

PurpleStride Madison is a family-friendly 5K run and 2-mile walk around the picturesque Warner Park. It is an event that unites the community by raising awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. The run/walk will take participants on a journey filled with hope and inspiration starting and ending at the Duck Pond. There will be children’s activities, entertainment, refreshments and more. There is something for everyone. PurpleStride Madison is sponsored in part by First Weber Group.

May 1, 2014

Long Range Planning Committee Meeting

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

May 7, 2014

Programming Committee Meeting

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

May 12, 2014

WORT Finance Committee Meeting

  • 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

May 13, 2014

Engineering Committee

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

May 17, 2014

Aldo Leopold Family Day

Every spring, we kick off our visitation season with our annual Family Day event at the Leopold Center! This is a free, family-friendly event, featuring hands-on activities for kids and families. The day has included hikes, live reptiles, hayrides, watercolor painting, and more! Your family can visit the Leopold Shack and explore the woods, prairies, and river just like the Leopold family did 75 years ago. Food is available for purchase on-site. Come on out and bring the kids for an afternoon of fun! If you would you would like to volunteer during this event please contact Anna Hawley at anna@aldoleopold.org or 608-355-0279.

June 4, 2014

Programming Committee Meeting

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

June 5, 2014

Long Range Planning Committee Meeting

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

June 9, 2014

WORT Finance Committee Meeting

  • 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

June 10, 2014

Engineering Committee

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

June 24, 2014

Celebrate Independence! Luncheon

DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services) will be hosting its seventh annual Celebrate Independence! Luncheon on June 24, 2014. This luncheon is an awareness event to benefit domestic violence survivors as well as the community. This year’s speaker is Dr. Jill Murray, the nation’s leading expert on the subject of teen dating violence. Abusive dating relationships are occurring at an epidemic rate with far-reaching implications for further violence both in personal relationships and in society at large. Dr. Murray has appeared on more than 350 television shows – including Oprah, 20/20, and Good Morning America. She has also authored the best-selling books: But I Love Him, Destructive Relationships, and But He Never Hit Me.
For more information on how to become an event sponsor or a Table Captain, please visit http://abuseintervention.org/celebrate-independence/

July 8, 2014

Engineering Committee

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

July 27, 2014

Gourmet Bike Tour

The Best Friends Gourmet Bike Tour is a ride through the Neenah countryside with many routes to choose from. The family route – 4 to 12 miles and a 25, 55, 75, or the 100 mile Century routes. Rest stops along the route feature baked goods, fresh fruits, and beverages. Following the tour a Gourmet Picnic will be served from 10:30am to 3:00pm at the school featuring homemade soups, vegetables, beverages, sub sandwiches, wraps and calzones. Check out our website for more information or call 920-729-5600 or e-mail info@bestfriendsnm.org To register on-line go to Active.com.

The mapped tour will have mechanical assistance, sag wagons and all distances have rest stops with Replenish energy drink, water, home baked goods, & fresh fruit. Upon completion of the tour, cyclists will enjoy a gourmet picnic featuring fresh bakery, homemade soups, calzones, sub sandwiches, wraps and beverages.

August 12, 2014

Engineering Committee

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

September 9, 2014

Engineering Committee

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • WORT Studio
  • 118 S. Bedford St, Madison

October 25, 2014

Aldo Leopold Art Discovery Day

Every fall, we end our visitation season with our annual Leopold Center Art Discovery Day event at the Leopold Center. Art Day is fun for the whole family! It features presentations, demonstrations, and time for individual interaction with each artist. Each year we select a group of inspiring regional artists and artisans that find inspiration in the land ethic and the natural world for their work. This is a great event to discover new art and maybe even start your holiday shopping a little early. Join us! If you are an artist or artisan who would like to submit an application for consideration to be a part of Art Discovery Day, please contact Anna Hawley at anna@aldoleopold.org or 608-355-0279.

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