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Continuing Education for Seniors

Continuing Education for Seniors

Join us to expand your world! For nearly 50 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 but visitors must wear a health-grade mask (the most common color is blue, but any color will do). Program attendees will also be asked to screen at the front entrance. There is an 80 person capacity and attendees will be admitted to the program on a first come, first serve basis.

September 5

NO PROGRAM – Labor Day Holiday

September 12

Miracles Do Happen
Bill Schultz
Founder and Executive Director,
Miracle League of Dane County

September 19

The Civilian Corps in Dane County
Bob Moore Author and Consulting Historian,
Mt. Horeb Historical Society and Pope Farms Conservancy, Middleton, WI

September 26

Forward Garden: Cultivating new partnership at the
Pope Farm Homestead to improve local nutrition security

Matt Lechmaier
Farmer, Environmental Educator, and Forward Farm Manager 

October 3

NO PROGRAM

October 10

MSO’s Path to the 100th Anniversary Season and Beyond
Robert A. Reed
Executive Director Madison Symphony Orchestra 

October 17

UW Secrets, Mysteries and Hidden Places
Preston Schmitt
Senior Writer for OnWisconsin

October 24

Build Your Brain Buffer:
Steps to Reduce Risk of Dementia and Improve Well-Being

Dr. Nathaniel Chin
Medical Director for the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention

October 31

The Business Side of Professional Baseball
Dick Hoffman
Retired Financial Executive with the Milwaukee Brewers

 

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce logo
Middleton Chamber

The Playing Field


The Playing Field Poster

Children affected by trauma such as homelessness and those with special needs such as autism spectrum disorders have different sensory needs for emotional support that helps them learn to manage behaviors. Our dream is to create a play space that allows children to be successful while ... being kids! Some of our plans:

  • A large open space for running (crowded spaces are often a behavior trigger for children)
  • High fencing and an appropriate climbing structure (children impacted by trauma or those on the autism spectrum often take bigger risks and climb higher)
  • Sensory panels that welcome independent play when children are agitated
  • A maze for children to walk through (this helps the brain to organize)
  • Small structures where children can feel safe
  • Specially designed pieces to work large muscle groups

By helping children at this critical point in their development, your gift will be helping the future of our community!

 Visit The Playing Field Website