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Something is happening every day at Madison Children’s Museum!
January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
From prenup to breakup, we are toasting everything that is wild, wonderful, and woeful about weddings. Wear your favorite bridesmaid dress, dust off your Electric Slide, and join us for an evening of irreverent revelry!
– Get down on the dance floor to party favorites with Mad City Mobile DJ.
– Whether you’re tied down or are still looking for love, we’ve got you covered! Test your knowledge at our Newlywed Game (8:00 p.m.) or find a date with the MCM Matchmaker at our Dating Game (7:30 p.m.). All couples and friends welcome to participate!
– Don your bridesmaid dresses, wedding gowns, tuxes and anything fancy fun to “walk to aisle” in our Fashion Show. 9 p.m. Contact Julie for further details.
– Dump “bad juju” photos and belongings from relationships past in the Hall of Exes and swap with other scorned lovers.
Plus, visit the Possible-Opolis Press, Art Studio and photo booth for more artistic fun!
Ages 21 & up. Grown-up beverages and pizza available for purchase.
Help local teens get All Dressed Up! Bring a prom-appropriate dress or accessory to donate to the Junior League of Madison for their 11th annual All Dressed Up event on March 7, an event that assists hundreds of area high school girls in finding their perfect prom dress and accessories free of charge. All attendees bringing items to donate will be entered into a drawing to win an Adult Swim party package.
Adult Swim Add-On
Join FeLion Studios for their annual “Pour’n Yer Heart Out” event!
Carve your own one of a kind heart mold out of sand at Adult Swim January 30, then take your mold to FeLion Studio’s community iron pour at Sector 67 on February 7, from noon – 6 p.m., and have them cast your heart creation out of iron!
Cost: $25 per mold (a $5 discount for Adult Swim attendees). This cost does not include Adult Swim admission.
For registration questions, contact the registrar.
Photo via Patrick Knott Photography
January 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join FeLion Studios for their 6th annual “Pour’n Yer Heart Out” event! Carve your own one of a kind heart mold out of sand in the MCM art studio classroom on January 31, 2015, then take your mold to FeLion Studio’s community iron pour at Sector 67 on February 7, 2015 from noon – 6 p.m., and have them cast your heart creation out of iron!
The cost is $25 per mold.*
Sessions are every half hour from 10am to 3pm
For registration questions, please contact the registrar by email, at email@example.com.
* This price reflects a $5 discount for MCM attendees, thanks to our friends at FeLion Studios.
February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
It’s our seventh annual Kids Rock! family concert at High Noon Saloon, benefiting MCM education programs. Kids can make cardboard guitars, screen print posters, and even take the stage for live karaoke—or “kiddy-oke”—backed by the Gomers, Madison’s reining goofballs of rock.
2:15 Black Star Drum Line
3:00 Kiddy-oke with the Gomers
The cost is $6 per member, $8 for non-members, and $4 Access members.
March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The third annual Sustainability Sideshow is a joint fundraiser for Sustain Dane and the Madison Children’s Museum. Join us for a unique twist on Adult Swim! The Sustainability Sideshow highlights the lighter side of sustainability through green-themed carnival games, upcycled fashion and art, carnival-inspired local food, and live music by the Active Percussion Duo, DB Pedersen, Über Alice, and Yid Vicious. Don your best upcycled duds and walk the runway in our Trashion Show at 8:45 pm.
Tickets $20 advance; $25 at the door. Ages 21 & up. Ticket includes light hors d’oeuvres and a signature cocktail.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Save $5 on event tickets purchased by February 22.
Add-on dinner option:
Edible Insect Banquet: seatings at 8, 9 and 10 p.m.
Thanks to our event sponsors!
Summit Credit Union
May 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, May 18, 2015 area business and community leaders will gather to have fun, play golf, and network all while supporting learning through play at Madison Children’s Museum.
The 7th Annual Spring Scramble is being held at the exclusive Maple Bluff Country Club to raise critical funds for exhibits and educational programs that provide discovery, learning, and creative play for kids.
9:30 a.m. – Registration and foursome photos
10:30 a.m. – Golfer Welcome
11:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start
4:00 p.m. – Cocktails and Reception