Home Depot Kids Workshop April 6, 2013

April 5, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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Home Depot Kids WorkshopThis Saturday, April 6, 2013, bring your kids to Home Depot for the FREE Kids Workshop.  This month children can build a bird feeder!

On the first Saturday of every month, Home Depot offers a fun activity for kids ages 5-12.

The workshop hours are 9 a.m. to noon–stop in any time. On average, it takes about 20 minutes to complete the activity. The time it takes will depend on your kids though, so be sure to allow plenty of time.

Each participant will get to take home their project, a Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and a certificate.

Below is a list of Home Depot locations and their contact information. You may want to call ahead to ensure your store is doing the same project.

Madison

  • 4550 Verona Road
    276-7922
  • 2425 E Springs Drive
    242-8680

Outside Madison

  • 3200 Deerfield Drive–Janesville
    741-8970
  • 136 Commerce Street–Lake Delton
    253-5641

Home Depot Kids Workshop Feb. 2

January 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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Home Depot Kids WorkshopThis Saturday, February 2, 2013, bring your kids to Home Depot for the FREE Kids Workshop.  This month children can build a Valentine Card holder!

On the first Saturday of every month, Home Depot offers a fun activity for kids ages 5-12. For the November workshop, kids will get to build a turkey napkin holder while learning about tool safety.

The workshop hours are 9 a.m. to noon–stop in any time. On average, it takes about 20 minutes to complete the activity. The time it takes will depend on your kids though, so be sure to allow plenty of time. Sheila mentioned it usually takes her kids (ages 5 and 7) 40 minutes to complete the activity.

Each participant will get to take home their project, a Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and a certificate.

Below is a list of Home Depot locations and their contact information. You may want to call ahead to ensure your store is doing the same project.

Madison

  • 4550 Verona Road
    276-7922
  • 2425 E Springs Drive
    242-8680

Outside Madison

  • 3200 Deerfield Drive–Janesville
    741-8970
  • 136 Commerce Street–Lake Delton
    253-5641

U.S. Bank Eve – Ring in the New Year with Family & Friends

December 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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US Bank EveRing in the New Year with your entire family at U.S. Bank Eve community celebration on Saturday, December 31, 2012.

Discounted tickets may be purchased at any of the 10 U.S. Bank locations in Madison. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, but you will pay a bit more.

Tickets are good for any of the six site locations and admission is dependent on available space at each location.

Adults:
Advance tickets: $5.00
At the door: $7.00

Children:
Under 5 are FREE
Ages 5-15: $3.00 (advance tickets) and $5.00 (at the door)

Family Pass (2 adult tickets and 1 ticket for up to 3 children ages 5 and up in the family–children under 5 are free):
Advance tickets: $12.00
At the door: $15.00

Site Locations

U.S. Bank Plaza – Downtown
1 South Pinckney
6-10 p.m.

Highlights: Ken Lonnquist & Friends Main Street Wisdom at 6:10-7:00 p.m. and 7:15-8:30 p.m., confetti station, 8:30 p.m. kiddie countdown with hats, horns and confetti with Ken, Holiday Trolley rides, and lots more!

Monona Terrace
1 John Nolen Drive
6-10 p.m.

Highlights: Truly Remarkable Loon at 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., dance to music from Kings of Radio from 6:00-9:30 p.m., Rick Wilcox Magic show at 7 & 9 p.m., inflatables, 9:30 p.m. balloon drop, and lots  more!

Madison Children’s Museum
100 North Hamilton
6-10 p.m.

Highlights: Make a noisemaker or a good-luck goldfish in the Art Studio, face painting, shadow room fun, countdown at 7:30 p.m., and lots more!

Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Avenue
5-8 p.m.

Highlights: Holiday train, flower show, temporary tattoos, Wii dance station, drummer Joey Banks at 5:30 p.m. and Kioja girls dancing at 6:30 p.m., and lots more!

Prairie Athletic Club & Sun Prairie Ice Arena
1010 N. Bird St/655 Athletic Way
5-8 p.m.

Highlights: Ice skating: bring your own skates, rent skates for $2 or donate two non-perishable food items and rent skates for free! Swimming, gym games, cake walk, bouncy castle, raffle, and lots more!

Keva Sports Center
8312 Forsythia Street, Middleton
4-8 p.m.

Highlights: Learn to Salsa 6-8 p.m., temporary tattoos, raffle, cookie decorating from 5-7 p.m.(while supplies last), inflatables, and lots more!

For complete event information, go to the U.S. Bank Eve website. Parking information is also available on the website.

Children’s Museum Free Admission – Twilight Wednesdays

December 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Madison Children's MuseumAdmission to the Madison Children’s Museum is free the first Wednesday of every month from 5-8 p.m.

The museum is located at 100 N. Hamilton Street on Madison’s Capitol Square.  It features three floors of exhibits designed for children up to age 12 and the their families.

For more information on Twilight Wednesdays, click here.

Winter Art Festival Nov. 10 – 11

November 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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It’s time again for the Winter Art Festival!  This year’s event takes place at Monona Terrace on November 10 and 11, 2012 and the hours are 9:00 to 5:00 on Saturday and 10:00 to 4:00 on Sunday.

More than 140 exhibitors will be on hand with all sorts of art:

  • pottery
  • paintings
  • fiber
  • glass art
  • wood
  • photography
  • jewelry
  • graphics
  • sculpture
  • and more!

The Art Festival also features a Silent Auction on Saturday with proceeds to benefit the Youth Scholarship Fund.

Children under twelve get a chance to purchase artwork in the Young Collector’s Corner.  And a Kids’ Corner offers children the opportunity to create small artworks.

Musical entertainment ranges from Celtic to New Orleans blues to classical with special performances by advanced piano students of area piano teachers.

Click here to get a $1.00 off admission coupon.

For more information on the Winter Art Festival, click here.

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