ALS 500 & 600 ELL #5 (Summer 1)

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.

Saturday Science at Discovery

Science of America’s Dairyland

Enjoy free ice cream and explore Wisconsin agriculture and innovation at this family event! Ride the free shuttle to Cows on the Concourse (ends at 1 p.m.); taste Babcock ice cream; learn about cheesemaking; investigate the science of dairy products; discover how crops are grown; and more.

Date:  Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Town Center, Discovery Building

Ecological Restoration Work Party

Arboretum Wingra Oak Savanna

Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided. Groups welcome with advance notice. Meet at Arbor Drive parking lot, off Monroe Street. For more information: 265-5214 or

Date: Saturday, June 6, 9 a.m. - noon

Location: Meet at Wingra Springs parking lot (Arbor Dr, off Monroe St), UW-Madison Arboretum

"Leafleting Against Drones Leads To Juneau County Jail"

Presented by attorney & activist Bonnie Block

Bonnie Block is a social worker, community organizer, attorney, mediator and anti-drone vigil participant at Volk Field since December 2001. She will cover the issues with US drone warfare, the leaflets, the arrest and the legal process and her five days in jail. Her partner in leafleting is Fr. Jim Murphy, St. Anthony/St. Philip Parish in Highland and St. Thomas Parish in Montfort.

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 7 p.m.

Location: Madison Public Library, Room 301

Savvy City Cycling: A Bicycle Commuting Workshop for Beginners

Savvy City Cycling is a bicycle commuting workshop - for beginners. Whether you've been riding for a while and want to commute to work or school, or just starting out and need to learn the basics, this workshop is for you. We'll cover safety, rules of the road, and share tips and tricks for making your bike part of your daily life. Bring your bike and park it outside or bring it into the Bubbler!

While we have a discussion on why we ride, we will also be designing a spoke card that shares your love for cycling. We'll be working on easy projects to improve your visibility through a number of riding exercises and free or very low cost DIY projects.

NOTE:  At the end of this event, people will head out on a bike ride.  If you are interested, you can bring your bike or rent one from the stands around Madison.  The bike riding IS NOT required to attend the event.

Date: Sunday, June 7, 6-7:30

Location: Madison Public Library (Central)

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