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Nature center gearing up for annual ‘Pipers” fundraiser

In four short weeks, a couple of hundred people will descent upon the Aldo Leopold Nature Center for the 12th annual Pipers in the Prairie fundraising gala... Read More

Sample a variety of ribs at Sept. 13 cook-off

Anyone looking for a lip-smacking, finger-licking good time need go no farther than the East Side Club on Monona Drive, when it hosts the 44th annual Gordy Voit Rib Cook-Off from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday... Read More

The Madison Mom's Blog is hosting their first annual Family Fun Day

On Sept. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon at Meriter Hospital, 6408 Copps Ave., the Madison Mom's Blog wil be hosting their first annual Family Fun Day.

Activities for this event will include a bounce house, face painting, kids yoga, story time and hula hoop-ing! There will also be a teddy bear hospital so make sure your kids bring their teddy bears for a full check-up with a Meriter physician.

Family Fun Day will take place rain or shine. Come out with your family and help make it a big success!

More information on this event can be found here.

Car show features residents' cars of distinction

The second annual Monona Cars of Distinction car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Labor Day at Schluter Beach Park. Cars are limited to Monona residents only... Read More

Celebrate Monona Public Library's 50th anniversary

Celebrate Monona Public Library's 50th anniversary

If you are looking for a family-fun evening, celebrate Monona Public Library's 50th anniversary on Sept. 20 at Fireman's Park Shelter in Winnequah Park. The event will go from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This fundraiser for the Monona Public Library will have you swinging and foot-stomping to great music.

Dot Kent, known as the best caller in Southern WI., will teach traditional American dances, including old-time squares, Midwestern big circle dances and others. She will be accompanied by live fiddle, guitar and hammer dulcimer music.

Fat Jack's will provide the food, with sliced pork, roast chicken, grilled vegetables, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw and pasta salad, plus dessert - pie or cake.

Beer, root beer and other goodies will be available for purchase.

The evening will include a silent auction, featuring a variety of donations from generous local businesses and individuals, and a live auction of a select few big-ticket items.

Monona Farmers Market provides ‘unique and eclectic’ offerings

Temperatures may not be hovering around triple digits, but many will still consider this to be the dog days of summer... Read More

Residents meet law enforcement at National Night Out

 Residents meet law enforcement at National Night Out

Hundreds of residents and law enforcement members came together at Winnequah Park in Monona Thursday night all to celebrate National Night Out.

The event gives residents the chance to see what authorities in the area, like K-9 Units and Med Flight crews, do.

"Not everybody knows us, and we don’t know everyone but at least if they were to show up here tonight we may be able to meet each other and if there is an incident or an emergency down the line at least they can put a face with, 'Hey, I saw that person at National Night Out,'" Monona Police Department Community Resource Officer James Reiter said.

This was Monona’s second annual National Night Out. The event has grown since last year, and they plan to have another one next summer.