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Friday, February 21, 2014

DMN -Sat/Sun Kids' Mosaic Party

Two Things
    1 - Kids’ Tracing Party Feb. 22 or 23 & Design Party March 8 or 9, in the neighborhood  
    2. Family Architectural Fun March 1, Monona Terrace

1 - Kids, Be Part of the Art - This Saturday or Sunday
(Attachments:  “1 roundabout mosaic panel graphic. jpg”  shows what the finished installation could look like.      “2 DMNA map w labels.jpg” shows the location of the mosaic workshops.)

MOSAIC PROJECT FOR KIDS (Verona Rd. Project) - Local rtist and teacher Elizabeth Doyle will lmake mosaics in collaboration with kids in our neighborhood.  Neighborhood kids (including teens) are invited to express themselves and have fun making mosaics.  This work will be permanently installed as part of the Verona Road Reconstruction Project in late summer, 2014.

Come to a  tracing party (either Feb. 22 or 23) and a design party (March 8 or 9).   Nine life-size tracings of kids will be made into mosaics for a retaining wall near the roundabout to be constructed under Verona Road.  FREE. Snacks, too.

Kids trace each other on big sheets of paper.  Mosaic designs will be based on selected tracings.  Snacks provided.
       Sat., Feb. 22, 1-4 pm at Boys & Girls Club, 4619 Jenewein Rd.
        Sun., Feb. 23, 1-4 pm at 2010 Whenona Dr. (Prairie UU Society)

Kids draw and share their ideas for what the mosaic figures should look like inside.  Colors?  Images?  Dreams?  No experience necessary.  Snacks provided!
       Sat., Mar. 8, 1-4 pm, at Boys & Girls Club. 4619 Jenewein Rd
        Sun., March 9, 3-5 pm at 2010 Whenona Dr. (Prairie UU Society)

GIVE YOUR KID THE CHANCE TO BE ONE OF THE TRACINGS!  Come to any or all events.  Registration not required.  Free.  Parents and Guardians are welcome to attend events with your kids.  Adult must accompany any child 5 or under.  

For more information contact artist Elizabeth Doyle,, 334-0969 or neighbor Julie Lyne  

2. Free Architectural Fun for the Whole Family, Mar. 1
TERRACE TOWN 2014 - Going Green

Saturday, March 1
10 am to 4 pm
Monona Terrace Exhibition Hall
Free and Open to the Public

·     View 10,000 square feet of “green” scale model cities which were designed by 1,500 local students using recycled materials!
·     Create your own building out of recycled materials and add it to our model city of Madison
·     Make a structure using cookies and other edible decorations
·     Enjoy a big block building area
·     Hands-on activities by Madison Children’s Museum and American Institute of Architects Wisconsin

This information was brought to you by the Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association.

Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood e-News  
February 21, 2014
The DMN e-News and an occasional hard copy DMN News are published by the Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association (DMNA) on an “as-needed” schedule.  The Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association, Inc. has been working to unite neighbors to solve mutual problems and promote fellowship among neighbors since 1973.  Our neighborhood is in Madison & Fitchburg.
               President & News contact:  Mary Mullen,  298-0843
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