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  1. Calendar Overlay Community Events (13)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Senior Outreach Events (5)
  4. Calendar Overlay Village Meetings (13)

Community Events

  1. Cemetery Walking Tour with Ron Larson

    August 9, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ E.D. Locke Public Library

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  2. McFarland Lions Open House

    August 10, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ American Legion Hall

    Join us for free pizza and learn about Lions and their role in community service! RSVP required.

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  3. Summer Book Buzz

    August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Join the fun and hear about books you won't want to miss!

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  4. Stuff the Bus

    August 14, 2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Help kids in need through a community effort to collect school supplies for the McFarland Food Pantry & McFarland Schools!

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  5. Stay True Apothecary Grand Opening

    August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Stay True Apothecary

    It is the Grand Opening of Stay True Apothecary, in McFarland. We are a retail location filled with quality items from local handmade artisans. We have almost a dozen different vendors' products including affordable luxury bath items, homemade dog treats and intricate dice. You will have an opportunity to meet our vendors, have snacks and refreshments and receive a special promotions.

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  6. Stay True Apothecary Grand Opening

    August 15, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Stay True Apothecary

    It is the Grand Opening of Stay True Apothecary, in McFarland. We are a retail location filled with quality items from local handmade artisans. We have almost a dozen different vendors' products including affordable luxury bath items, homemade dog treats and intricate dice. You will have an opportunity to meet our vendors, have snacks and refreshments and receive a special promotions.

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  7. Climate Reality

    August 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  8. Food Truck Frenzy

    August 18, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arnold Larson Park

    Food truck dining. Attending trucks to be announced closer to date of event.

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  9. McFarland Old-Time Jam

    August 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ McFarland House Cafe

    Come join a public old-time jam where we will play old-time fiddle tunes and sing a song or two. All levels of musicianship are welcome. Bring an acoustic stringed instrument (fiddle, banjo, guitar, etc.) We'll be meeting at the McFarland House Cafe the third Wednesday of each month.

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  10. Craft Club for Adults

    August 18, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lewis Park

    Join Ann, of E.D. Locke Public Library, at the Lewis Park Shelter to make wax paper luminaries!

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  11. Dane County Breakfast on the Farm

    August 21, 2021, 7:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Hinchley's Dairy Farm

    Join us for a farm fresh breakfast, entertainment, and education in support of the dairy community. All are welcome!

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  12. Karben4 Biergarten

    August 21, 2021, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ McDaniel Park

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  13. Friends, Family & Public Sail Day

    August 22, 2021, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ McDaniel Park

    Join the Waubesa Sailing Club (WSC) for their friends, family, and public sailing afternoon. Sail with experienced skippers and crew on various boats. Event will start at McDaniel Pier. Note: WSC encourages all participants in WSC activities to comply with local health guidelines for COVID-19. Due to the pandemic and weather conditions all WSC activities are TBD. Participants are required to fill out and submit a liability release.

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Library Events

  1. Teen Book Club

    August 5, 2021, 3:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Virtual

    When:  Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Aug 19 2021. Thursday, June 10 - 3:30pm Where:  Virtual Teen Book Club For teens going into grades 6-12 When you finish a really great book, do you ever just want to shout it from the rooftops? This laid-back, easy going book club is an opportunity for all teen readers to tell others about the books they are most excited about. Join the library on Zoom this summer to discuss all things BOOKS! Twice a month on Thursdays, June 10 & 24, July  8 & 22, August 5 & 19, 3:30-4:30  

  2. Teen Hangout

    August 5, 2021, 4:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Virtual

    When:  Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Aug 05 2021. Thursday, June 10 - 4:30pm Where:  Virtual Teen Hangout For teens going into grades 6-12 Hangout with your friends on Thursday afternoon! Every week on Zoom, you’ll have time to chat with people and participate in the weekly activity. The group will be doing things like virtual escape rooms, playing Jackbox games, trivia, Mafia, and so much more! Check it out the full activity schedule at mcfarlandlibrary.org/teen. Thursdays, June 10th-August 5th, 4:30-5:30  

  3. Walking Tour

    August 9, 2021, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ E.D. Locke Public Library

    When:  Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Aug 09 2021. Monday, June 14 - 6:30pm Where:  E.D. Locke Public Library Local historial Ron Larson is hosting walking tours! Two different tours are offered, depending on the date. Registration is requested and space is limited; please sign up below. Please, no dogs allowed for everyone's safety and enjoyment (service animals welcome). Cemetery History - June 14, July 12, August 9 Take a leisurely stroll through the Lower McFarland Cemetery and explore the stories of McFarland pioneers who are buried there, including William McFarland, soldiers, business people, farmers and clergy, and learn about the early years of the McFarland Lutheran Church. Register here for June 14 Register here for July 12 Register here for August 9 Lost McFarland - June 28 and July 26 Discover the businesses and buildings that used to stand in the old downtown business district of McFarland but are now a faint memory. Learn the stories of the businesses and people who transformed McFarland into a small bustling community, including the Ford auto dealership, the fiddle-playing sheriff, the anti-alcohol raid and much more. Register here for June 28 Register here for July 26  

  4. Book Buzz

    August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ online via Zoom

    When:  Wednesday, August 11 - 10:00am Where:  online via Zoom Join Annie Mazes, Senior Manager of Library Marketing at Workman Publishing, for a fun sneak peek of their adult titles coming this fall! Held via Zoom: Click here to register. We'll email the registered participants the Zoom login information approximately 1/2 hour before the program.

  5. Climate Reality

    August 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ virtually via Zoom

    When:  Monday, August 16 - 6:00pm Where:  virtually via Zoom Jeff Steuer, retired water engineer with the USGS, will share what he learned at a recent training with the Climate Reality Project, the environmental group founded by former Vice President Al Gore. He'll cover a bit of the science behind it, some of the effects, and what can be done about it.   Held virtually via Zoom; please register here. Note that you should receive a confirmation email after you register--please be sure to check your spam/junk email folder.   If you need accommodations to attend, please call 608-838-9030 at least two weeks in advance.

  6. Adult Craft Club

    August 18, 2021, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Lewis Park Shelter, 5012 Highland Drive, McFarland, WI 53558

    When:  Wednesday, August 18 - 6:30pm Where:  Lewis Park Shelter, 5012 Highland Drive, McFarland, WI 53558 Join us at the Lewis Park Shelter to make wax paper luminaries! Space is limited for social distancing; please register here.

  7. Teen Book Club

    August 19, 2021, 3:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Virtual

    When:  Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Aug 19 2021. Thursday, June 10 - 3:30pm Where:  Virtual Teen Book Club For teens going into grades 6-12 When you finish a really great book, do you ever just want to shout it from the rooftops? This laid-back, easy going book club is an opportunity for all teen readers to tell others about the books they are most excited about. Join the library on Zoom this summer to discuss all things BOOKS! Twice a month on Thursdays, June 10 & 24, July  8 & 22, August 5 & 19, 3:30-4:30  

Senior Outreach Events

  1. Low Vision Virtual Fair

    August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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  2. Coffee in the Park

    August 11, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Lewis Park

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  3. Low Vision Virtual Fair

    August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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  4. Low Vision Virtual Fair

    August 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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  5. Coffee in the Park

    August 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Lewis Park

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Village Meetings

  1. Village Board

    August 9, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

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  2. Joint Public Works & Public Utilities Committees

    August 10, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room

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  3. Public Safety Committee

    August 11, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room

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  4. Ad Hoc Sustainability Committee

    August 12, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room

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  5. Special Village Board

    August 16, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Community Room

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  6. Plan Commission

    August 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

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  7. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Subcommittee

    August 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room

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  8. Senior Outreach Services Committee

    August 19, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Community Room

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  9. Village Board

    August 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

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  10. Communications and Technology Committee

    August 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room

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  11. Finance Committee

    August 25, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room

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  12. Public Information Meeting (PIM): Parks Master Plans

    August 26, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Community Room

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  13. Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Committee

    August 26, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

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