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October 2020

Painting with Thread: A Unique Approach to Embroidery

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
$100 – $125

Create beautiful botanical compositions out of thread! Use the immense inspiration of flora and vegetation available at Olbrich to inspire your unique embroidered paintings. Templates will be provided or you can design your own. Basic stitching knowledge is required but no previous embroidery experience is necessary. Bring fabric scissors; all…

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OutReach’s 28th Annual Awards Banquet

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Dr
Madison, WI 53703 US
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OutReach's 28th Annual Awards Banquet will present awards to outstanding individuals and organizations that have worked for equality for the LGBTQ+ community this year.

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Fall Color Photography

October 17 @ 12:00 pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
$45 – $56

Fall in Wisconsin is a great time for photography, whether it is landscape, macro photography or scenic subjects because of the wonderful color changes in our trees and plants. We will discuss highlighting colors in our outdoor photography in this rapidly changing season. We will also cover composition, image editing,…

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Watercolor: Bold & Free

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
$80

Learn contemporary Western watercolor techniques while painting landscapes, fish and flowers. You will learn the following techniques: painting around forms, monoprint a landscape, dropping in paint and/or water, stains and layering, spattering, etc. Your unique creations will be created by using both planned methods and accidents used to your advantage…

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Queer Mental Wellness – Peer Support Group

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This is a Madison-based, free, open, peer support group for queer, trans, and/or questioning individuals to come together to give and receive support around mental wellness, mental health, and mental illness. All facilitators are volunteers, and in the spirit of peer support, each one identifies as LGBTQIA2S+ and as having…

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ZOOM Virtual Tai Chi Meditation (6-week classes)

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 19, 2020

Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
$60

These series will take place virtually on Zoom and will NOT meet in person. Internet connection required. Register for one or more 6-week classes as a series. "Move like a great river; sit like a mountain" instructs the centuries-old description of the physical and meditative practice of Tai Chi. This…

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Madison Mondays – Conversation with LaTasha Barnes

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist LaTasha Barnes for a virtual conversation. Barnes is an internationally recognized and awarded dancer, and educator and will talk about various dance forms and her research. Barnes performs and competes in these cultural traditions: House, Hip-Hop, Waacking, Vernacular Jazz, and…

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Pathway Options for Your Garden

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
$12 – $15

Love to garden but having a hard time getting into your garden? Tired of stepping through the mud to go out to plant? Here are many ways and materials to increase the functional and aesthetic effects of pathways. Tuesday, October 20, 6:30-8 p.m. Registration Deadline: October 11 || $15/$12 member

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Name & Gender Change Clinic

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join our volunteer attorneys to learn about the process for changing your name and gender marker on identity documents and receive help completing the legal paperwork. *IMPORTANT* This is not a drop-in clinic. You must be present during the presentation to hear all relevant legal information regarding how we can…

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Orchids for Beginners

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave
Madison, WI 53704 United States
$14 – $18

Do you want to take your first steps into the mysterious world of orchids, but don't know where to start? This class will leave you with a good framework to rely upon in all your orchid growing endevors! You'll learn basic orchid biology and ecology, how to repot both monopodial…

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