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Nighttime Hike

Jul 8, 0014 6:30 PM

Take Mineral Point Rd. ~2.3 miles west of the Beltline, turn left on Pioneer, and then right on Valley View which turns left and becomes Mound View. Go another .5 miles to the kiosk on the right on Mound View Rd.
Join us for a 3-mile interpretive hike to learn about
prairie and woodland vegetation on the Ice Age Trail at
the Valley View preserve. We should have a beautiful
sunset, and then a nice moonrise. We’ll hike several trail
loops and learn from the interpretive signs. Take Mineral
Point Rd. ~2.3 miles west of the Beltline, turn left on
Pioneer, and then right on Valley View which turns left
and becomes Mound View. Go another .5 miles to the
kiosk on the right on Mound View Rd. Bring a flashlight
or headlamp. Contact Kathy Mulbrandon for more info.


Kathy Mulbrandon, kmulb@charter.net or Sierra Club State Offices at 256-0565



Night Time Hike

Jun 11, 0014 6:30PM

Ice Age Trail - Verona Section #2
Join us for a 3-4 mile huke on the Ice Age Trail in Verona. This segment will include wooded areas and some kettles. There should be moonlight to hike by. We will probably use a shuttle to make this a one-way hike. Meet at the Park & Ride at Verona Rd and Hwy PB. We will hike to Moraine Prairie Park. Bring a flashlight or headlamp. Contact Kathy Mulbrandon for more info.

Kathy Mulbrandon, kmulb@charter.net or Sierra Club State Offices at 256-0565


Night Time Spring Hike

May 13, 0014 6:30 pm

Ice Age Trail Junction, Verona Section #1, Hwy PD, just east of Hwy M, Verona
Join us for a 3-4 mile hike through mostly prairie on the Ice Age Trail in Verona. If the weather cooperates, we should be hiking with a lovely moon light. Take Hwy PD west toward Hwy M. At the top of the hill, the parking lot is on the south side of PD. Bring a flashlight or headlamp. Contact Kathy Mulbrandon for more info.


Kathy Mulbrandon, kmulb@charter.net or Sierra Club State Offices at 256-0565



Jingle Bell Run/Walk Dane County

Dec 7, 0014 Registration starts at 8:00 am and Race starts at 10:30am

Verona Area High School. 300 Richard St, Verona, WI 53593
Jingle Bell Run/Walk® is a fun, festive event for the whole family! Put on your reindeer antlers and your running shoes and come join us for some holiday cheer. The event features a 5k and a 10k run/walk that benefits the Arthritis Foundation.

Megan Cooley. 608-221-9800. mcooley@arthritis.org


Breakfast With Santa

Dec 6, 0014 9:30-Noon

American Legion Hall, 207 Legion St, Verona
The Verona Lions will welcome Santa to town on Saturday morning December 6, 2014 at the American Legion Hall at 207 Legion Street in Verona. The morning will start with a light breakfast available at 9:30. At ten o’clock the very popular Wayne the Wizard will take the stage and amaze all ages with his magic act. Santa will arrive at 10:30 and families will have an opportunity to visit with him until noon. Wayne the Wizard will stay around and create balloon objects for the children while they wait to talk with Santa. Throughout the morning members of the Lions Club will provide free children’s vision screening using the latest in digital screening equipment. Don’t forget to bring your cameras and get photos of your children or grandchildren with Santa. For more information call 845-6067 or email: verona.lions@gmail.com.

Lion Jim Fletcher, 608-845-6067, verona.lions@gmail.com