Continuing Education in Middleton and Madison WI

Join us to expand your world! For more than 40 years, Attic Angel Association has organized a weekly series of continuing education programs for seniors.

With a wide range of topics presented by experts in their fields, the programs are held nearly every Monday morning September through May at Attic Angel Place, 8301 Old Sauk Road, with coffee served at 10 a.m. and the program starting at 10:30 a.m. The programs are free and open to the public. No reservation is required.

Monday, February 4

Getting Your Affairs in Order
Chris Thomas, Principal, SVA Plumb Wealth Management, LLC
10:30 a.m. (coffee served at 10 a.m.), Community Room 
Free and open to the public. 
No reservation required. 
Attic Angel Place, 8301 Old Sauk Road, Middleton

Monday, February 11

Warriors, Saints and Scoundrels: Brief Portraits of Real People Who Shaped Wisconsin
Michael Edmonds, Author, Columnist, Former Director of Programs & Outreach at the WI Historical Society
10:30 a.m. (coffee served at 10 a.m.), Community Room 
Free and open to the public. 
No reservation required. 
Attic Angel Place, 8301 Old Sauk Road, Middleton

Monday, February 18

James Madison: Our City's Namesake
John Kaminski, Director of the Center for the Study of the American Constitution, UW-Madison History Department
10:30 a.m. (coffee served at 10 a.m.), Community Room 
Free and open to the public. 
No reservation required. 
Attic Angel Place, 8301 Old Sauk Road, Middleton

Monday, February 25

History with a Purpose
Christian Overland, Director, Wisconsin Historical Society
10:30 a.m. (coffee served at 10 a.m.), Community Room 
Free and open to the public. 
No reservation required. 
Attic Angel Place, 8301 Old Sauk Road, Middleton

 

 

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Contest Rules

Contest Rules for Attic Angel Association's WIN ICE CREAM FOR A YEAR drawing

1. Eligibility. A) Eligible Individuals: One entry per person and one winner per family. Multiple entries by the same person may be discarded and deemed cause for disqualification. In the case of two names from the same family drawn as prize winners, only the first name drawn will receive one of the two prizes. Any subsequent name from the same family will be disqualified. B) Ineligible individuals: Employees and board members of The Playing Field early learning center (beneficiary of the Attic Angel 130th anniversary fundraising project), salaried employees and board members of any Attic Angel Association corporation and their respective immediate family and household members are not eligible to win the drawing. C) Eligible Entries: Entries will be accepted between March 1, 2019, and December 15, 2019. Entries received outside of the Entry Period and incomplete entries, duplicate or multiple entries are void. Attic Angel Association is not responsible for any delay in receipt of entries caused by the mail system or internet providers. 

2. Winners. A random drawing will be held Monday, December 16, 2019. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The two winners will be notified immediately by phone and/or email. Winners will also be announced on social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Attic Angel Association may further request winners to be photographed for social media and news announcements as part of its 130th anniversary celebration.

3. Prizes. A) Here’s the Scoop: Each of two prizes includes 52 coupons good for a free scoop of Chocolate Shoppe ice cream every week of the year, with a total retail value of each prize at $200. Prizes are good at any of the seven (7) retail Chocolate Shoppe locations in the Madison area. Prizes are not valid at events, are not transferable, and are limited to 1 per customer per day. B) Pickup: Prizes must be picked up by Dec. 31, 2019, during NORMAL business hours, Monday-Friday at the Attic Angel Association headquarters at 640 Junction Road, Madison, WI 53717. It is the responsibility of the winner to claim the prize within 15 days. C) Ya Get Whatcha Get: Winners may not request substitution or other consideration from the Free Ice Cream for a Year prize from Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream. Attic Angel Association or Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream will not be responsible, or be held liable, for prizes awarded that go unused within the timeframe allowed on the coupon, or that become unusable due to circumstances beyond our control. Attic Angel Association, Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream and representatives shall not be liable for any claim, injury or damage that may result from the prize awarded.

4. No purchase or financial donation necessary to win. While automatic entry is granted to anyone making a financial gift to the playground fundraiser, no financial gift or pledge is required to qualify for the drawing. To enter manually, please fill out an entry form at the Attic Angel Association 130th birthday event from 1 to 4 pm on July 28, 2019, held at the intersection of Junction and Old Sauk roads in Madison, Wisconsin (atticangel.org/130). In lieu of attendance, you may send a 3x5 card with your name, address, phone number, email address and birth date to:

Attic Angel Association Ice Cream Drawing
640 Junction Road
Madison, WI 53717

Any mailed entry must be postmarked by December 10, 2019, and received by December 15, 2019, to be entered to win.

5. Privacy. All contest entries become the property of Attic Angel Association. Personal information provided on the paper entry forms will not be shared with a third party and will be used solely for purposes of determining winners of the drawing. The forms will be shredded after the drawing is complete and prizes have been awarded. For anyone who makes a gift to the fundraising project, and is automatically entered into the drawing, personal information will not be shared with a third party. Attic Angel Association may use the information for follow-up gift receipts and additional giving opportunities, for which the recipient may opt out.

These rules are subject to change without notice.

Map and Activities

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Attic Angel 130th Birthday Party

Additional Celebrations that Day:

Attic Angel Prairie Point, our neighborhood of independent ranch-style homes, will host a simultaneous celebration that’s open to the public. Bring a lawn chair for an afternoon of outdoor music, fun and relaxation from 1 to 4 pm. A shuttle van will transport visitors to and from Attic Angel’s main campus event.

Attic Angel’s Health Center and Haven invite family and friends of residents at 10:30 am to enjoy entertainment and snacks to celebrate Attic Angel Association’s impact on the health and well-being of Madison. See The Carillon (resident newsletter) for details.

I want to party with the Angels!



Our citywide birthday party is FREE to attend!

In lieu of admission, please consider a birthday gift donation to help us build a playground for homeless children and others enrolled at The Playing Field early learning center. You’ll automatically be entered to win ICE CREAM FOR A YEAR from Madison’s Chocolate Shoppe!

Playground Plans

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Thank you!

130th Birthday Playground Fundraiser

Thank you for your gift to honor Attic Angel Association’s 130th birthday! Our goal is to engage the entire community in raising $50,000 for a playground that will serve homeless children and others enrolled at The Playing Field early learning center in Madison.

Your donation is a wonderful birthday gift to celebrate and extend Attic Angel’s 130 years of caring for community. You will automatically be entered to win ICE CREAM FOR A YEAR from Madison’s Chocolate Shoppe! Click here for contest rules.

For 130 years, our Attic Angels have shown that many hearts and hands can make a big impact, and we thank you for becoming part of our Madison legacy!

P.S. Gifts of $25 or more will also get a receipt in the mail for your tax records. Please note that this email will be the only documentation provided for gifts of less than $25.

List of Activities
  • UW Marching Band and Bucky
  • Free Birthday Custard
  • Magic Shows
  • Trishaw Bike Rides
  • Zoo and Pet Exhibits
  • Anji Play Park
  • Musical Playtime
  • Solar Panel Magic
  • Remote Control Boating
  • Kickboxing and Tai Chi Samplers
  • Scooter Test Drives
  • Technology Exploration (Virtual Reality, Wii games, Access to Independence)
  • Photo Fun
  • Angel Tattoos and Fan Decorating
  • Giant Lawn Games, Sidewalk Chalk, Hula Hoops
  • Health & Safety Exploration (Fire, EMS, Mounted Police, K9 Unit)
  • And More!
 Download the Map

Additional Celebrations that Day:

Attic Angel Prairie Point, our neighborhood of independent ranch-style homes, will host a simultaneous celebration that’s open to the public. Bring a lawn chair for an afternoon of outdoor music, fun and relaxation from 1 to 4 pm. A shuttle van will transport visitors to and from Attic Angel’s main campus event.

Attic Angel’s Health Center and Haven invite family and friends of residents at 10:30 am to enjoy entertainment and snacks to celebrate Attic Angel Association’s impact on the health and well-being of Madison. See The Carillon (resident newsletter) for details.