ALS 500 & 600 ELL #1 (Summer 2)

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.


Pretty Things with Wings

Join in a search for butterflies, dragonflies, and an occasional bird. Bring your binoculars. Meet at Picnic Point lot 129. Co-sponsored with the Madison Audubon Society and the Southern WI Butterfly Association. Leader: Edgar Spalding.

Date:  Saturday, July 11, 10-12 p.m.

Location: Meet at Picnic Point parking lot (lot #129) on University Bay Drive. On the 80 bus route.


Butterflies Flutter By

Arboretum Family Walk

This naturalist-led family walk explores the prairies and gardens looking for beautiful native butterflies.

Date: Sunday, July 12 1:30-2:30

Location: Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum


Badger Volunteers Education Session

Sharing Economy

Sonya Newenhouse, founder of Community Car, will speak on the Sharing Economy. She will discuss how sharing benefits your life -- from sharing a weekly meal to sharing your home or car.

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 6-7 p.m.

Location: TBD , Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)


Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

The Epstein-Barr Virus and Its Roles in Cancer and in Treatments

WIlliam Sugden of the McArdle Lab for Cancer Research shares how the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) can trigger cancer in humans and how EBV provides insights into the causes and possible treatments of cancer.

Date: Wednesday, July 15, 7 p.m.

Location: 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building


Do you know how to find the Big and Little Dippers in the night sky? How about Orion the hunter or the queen Cassiopeia? Well, here's your chance to find out! Madison Parks and UW Space Place offer a quarterly stargazing program in our parks. UW Space Place leads each session that begins just after sunset with a 20-30 minute talk and slide show about astronomy. At the conclusion of the talk (if the sky is clear) they will set up one of the moderate aperture (8"-10") telescopes and provide park visitors the opportunity to view whatever astronomical objects are available. All ages welcome.

Date: Monday, July 13, 8-9 p.m.

Location: Vilas Park 702 S. Randall Ave. , Madison, Wisconsin 53715

Community Budget Conversation

This year’s Community Budget Conversation will take place Tuesday, July 14th, at the Central Library from 6:00-7:30pm. This year we will use a new interactive session focused on prioritizing spending to ensure budget decisions are consistent with achieving our goals for Madison.

This is an important opportunity for community members to share feedback prior to the release of the 2016 Executive Budget.

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 6-7:30 p.m.

Location: Central Library 201 W. Mifflin St. , Madison, Wisconsin 53703

Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path: The Teachings of Bruno Groening

Free Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the Teachings of Bruno Groening - Medically Verifiable.

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Goodman Community Center 149 Waubesa St. , Madison, Wisconsin 53704

Engaging Young Professionals

Join us July 15 as the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - Madison teams up with Madison Magnet to present a panel focused on engaging young professionals in philanthropy, community service and civic participation. We'll gather local experts for a discussion on how to best involve young professionals from all sectors in your organization and learn how to get involved with other nonprofits yourself.

Date: Wednesday, July 15, 6 p.m.

Location: Madison Museum of Contemporary Art 227 State St., Madison, Wisconsin 53703



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