Let’s Walk, Let’s Hike

Let’s Walk, Let’s Hike – May 5, 2019, 1:30 p.m. – Indian Lake County Part

As the snow melted, and warmer/dryer conditions finally return to Southern WI, we will resume our walking and hiking events. The first hike of the season is scheduled for Sunday, May 5, and we will explore Indian Lake County Park. The park has a complex trail system on gently rolling terrain. We can pick our hike to be easy, or a bit more challenging. None of the trails is really strenuous or difficult. Dogs are allowed on the trails, but they must be leashed. However, there is an adjacent dog-park, as well, where they can run off-leash at the end of our hike. So, bring along your furry family members, if you wish to!

After the hike we can also sit down in the shelter to have a “brown-bag” picnic together.

There is no rain date. In case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled.

Additional park information can be found at: https://www.danecountyparks.com/park/IndianLake

We will meet in the main parking lot, at 1:30 p.m.

Address: 8183 State Highway 19, Cross Plains, WI 53528

If you plan to join us, please RSVP to Magdi Sebestyen at magdi.sebestyen@gmail.com, so that I can send you a map and directions, and reach you in case we have to cancel the

List of upcoming events

See Newsletters for specifics-  LEO = Let’s Eat Out

April 2019

TBA    Highway Clean Up

TBA    Possible Bike Ride

15       1:00 p.m. Book Club

25        Second Harvest Food Bank

May 2019 

TBA       Bike Ride

May 5   Let’s Walk, Let’s Hike

TBA       Bus trip to Kenosha Civil War Museum

30          Second Harvest Food Bank Activity

June  2019 

WHA      Wisconsin Public Television Auction Volunteer activity

TBA        Bike Ride

TBA        Ice Cream Social

27           Second Harvest Food Bank-

July 2019  

2-9          Inbound Journey-Medicine Hat, Canada visits Madison

8              Club Picnic

23-27     FF World Conference, Boulder, CO

25           Second Harvest Food Bank –

August 2019 

TBA         Let’s Walk/Let’s Hike

29           Second Harvest Food Bank

September 2019 

TBA     Highway Clean Up

11-18   Inbound journey-Ambassadors from Aichi, Japan visit Madison

26       Second Harvest Food Bank

October 2019

TBA     Book Club

TBA     LEO- October Fest

TBA     Bus trip to Pottsville High School -Cranberry tour and lunch

31        Second Harvest Food Bank-

End of October and November 

Oct 27- Nov 3 FFWIS-Madison visits Central Coast club, Australia

Nov  3-10    FFWIS-Madison Ambassadors visit Tweed Valley, Australia

Book Club -April 15, 2019

Host: Maureen Kind


5901 Mayhill Dr., Madison

1 PM on Monday

RSVP to Maureen at 608-274-6754.

Our next selection is Forgiveness written by Mark Sakamoto.  The book is a memoir and portrays the Canadian  treatment of the Japanese during WWII.   There are no copies in our library system, But, there are many used copies available onAlibris.com.  Prices are as low as $1.99- total of $6.31 with taxes and shipping

Gardens to Glass-February 20

Olbrich Gardens Bolz Conservatory 

Garden to Glass Experience

A guided sensory tour of the plants, people and stories that make the Conservatory a Madison icon.  

This is a new program developed to bring a wide variety of audiences into the Conservatory.  As part of raising funds for the future enhancement of the Garden, the contribution is $25.00.  This experience is available for a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 20.  

Wednesday February 20 


Reservations required-contact Gail Holmes at glholmes@wisc.edu or phone 249-1846

Cost $25.00 

Make Checks payable to Olbrich Botanical Gardens  

Send to to Gail Holmes

3457 Hargrove Street, 

Madison 53714