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October 19 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM FAMILY: Fall Family Fun with Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Celebrate and explore autumn with DreamBank and the Aldo Leopold Nature Center! Enjoy a variety of fall-related activities as we explore trees and prairie plants from their seeds to their leaves, and play games while discovering how animals prepare for winter. Be sure to bring your curiosity and your love for the changing seasons!

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October 19 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM MAKE, CRAFT & DO: Art Journaling with April Trickel

Join us at the DreamBank and be inspired to express your thoughts and feelings through art journaling. Self-taught local artist and crafter, April Trickel, will help get you started by showing you the basics of art journaling, what tools you can use, art journaling techniques, how to decide what to say, and more. We'll provide the supplies, so just bring your inspiration and start creating! This event is perfect for guests ages 12 and up.

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October 21 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM DREAM BIG: Connection & Intention: Visual Dream Harvesting

What if the gifts you’ve received have grown from invisible intentions? Join transformational coach Marcela Kyngesburye and graphic facilitator Julie Swanson to experience the power of combining intention with visualization. They’ll guide you through an easy and fun process to manifest your thoughts and goals. Come explore! This event is perfect for guests ages 16 and up.

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October 22 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUSINESS: How to Cold Call & Build New Customers with Jon Walrath

This information-packed seminar guides you from pre-call planning through follow-up, as you learn a process that works to consistently get more appointments and write more business. You’ll learn to maneuver the modern obstacle course – gatekeepers, e-mail and voicemail – that prevents you from getting to the prospect. Join Jon Walrath, area manager for Dale Carnegie Madison, and his 23 years of experience in sales as he brings high energy and passion to engage and teach new sales tactics.

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October 22 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM THINK & EXPLORE: Artificial Intelligence: The Final Tool with Nick Myers

Artificial Intelligence is ushering in a new paradigm shift of human thinking and experience unlike anything that we have ever seen. As this technology continues to evolve and grow, the very building blocks of our society are about to be turned upside down...but is society ready? Join founder of RedFox Creative, Nick Myers, as he shares his mission to learn more about what it truly means to be a human being, and demonstrates how AI is the tool that will help us uncover this eternal mystery.


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October 23 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LEARNING LAB: Transitioning to Retirement: 5 Strategies to Create a Nonfinancial Plan for This New Phase

You’ve been dreaming of retirement your whole life, but have you ever stopped to think what you’ll do when every day feels like a weekend? Retirement can be scary and may feel devoid of purpose, but it can be a great opportunity to pursue passions you’ve never had time for or fill your days with activities that truly bring you joy! Join Madison retiree, author, speaker, consultant and magician (yes, magician!), Galen Metz, as he shares some savvy strategies on how to make the most of your retirement and how to ‘Carpe Vitam’ or ‘seize life.’ You deserve to be happy. The magic of this next phase starts here.

 


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October 24 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUSINESS FOR GOOD: Social Marketing: Influencing Behaviors for Good with Dr. Markus Brauer

Organizations sometimes try to get their members to adopt specific behaviors — like recycling, protecting natural resources, volunteering. But many organizations use outdated, ineffective approaches that are limited to providing information or raising awareness. Can we do better? In this session, Dr. Markus Brauer will present a toolkit of strategies that behavioral scientists and social marketers use to get people to change their behaviors. Come ready to learn and apply these strategies to your organization!

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October 24 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM DREAM BIG: How to Realign with Yourself for Success with Paula Houlihan

Living the life of your dreams is more attainable than you might think. Join award winning speaker and international coach, Paula Houlihan, as she walks us through 4 powerful shifts that can make a real difference in our lives. You’ll learn how to deepen relationships, eliminate energy suckers, reclaim precious “me time,” and even redefine your perspective on work. She’ll also share how the old success model just doesn’t work and give you strategies to enjoy the life you’ve worked hard to build rather than chasing the next big thing. Come ready to challenge your thinking and reconnect with yourself. And leave equipped to enjoy a more balanced, fulfilling life! You deserve it.

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October 25 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM FITNESS: Lunchtime Yoga

Start feeling happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! This combination is designed to help you achieve a renewed attitude of mindfulness and gratitude. Yoga newbie? No worries. We’ll teach you the basics and provide a yoga mat.

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October 26 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM FAMILY: The Magic of Isaiah

Spend quality time with your little ones and prepare to be amazed! DreamBank is hosting entertainer Isaiah Foster for a morning of magic, comedy and mystery. Bring the kids to one of two magic shows from 10-10:45 am, and 11-11:45 am, whichever fits into your action-packed Saturday!

 

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October 26 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM MAKE, CRAFT & DO: Crocheting 101 with Anne Lies

Have you always wanted to learn to crochet? Now’s your chance to pursue this creative dream with this fun and simple lesson! Long-time craft leader Anne Lies will show you the basics and get you started on your first project. We’ll provide the supplies, all you need is curiosity, creativity, and a desire to learn this fun and versatile craft. And, if you enjoy this event, put what you learn to use on Wednesday, November 13th, during our more advanced crocheting class! Registration is limited for this event, so RSVP early. This event is perfect for those ages 12 and up.

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October 28 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM FITNESS: Intro to Pilates with Pilates Central

Pilates Newbie? Pilates Central will be here to show you the ropes! They’ll kick things off with stretching and show you the fundamental exercises that emphasize centering, concentration and control. Plus they’ll teach you the principles of breathing, body positioning and efficient movement. Be sure to bring a water bottle, workout shoes and appropriate clothing to help you move comfortably — we’ll provide the rest.

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October 29 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM BUSINESS: Create and Fuel a World-Class Sales Culture with Cynthia Beiler

Are you charged with driving revenue growth in your company? Regardless of your title, the answer should be yes! Join Cynthia Beiler, CEO of Leveraged Mind Consulting, for this interactive session designed to help business owners, sales leaders and the entire sales organization re-imagine the role of sales and fuel a world-class sales culture. You’ll walk away with a proven and actionable framework for driving profitable growth in a joyful and empowering manner.

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October 29 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUSINESS: Sales Isn’t What Grandpa Told You it Was with Izzy Lugo

Business changes on a daily basis. Advancements in tech, new companies and new leadership are just some of the things that impact the industry. So why are we continuing to sell the same way grandpa used to sell insurance in the 80’s? New social media platforms = more opportunities to drive inbound leads. Izzy Lugo, Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder of Urban Misfit Ventures, will give you the strategies that his company currently uses that has allowed them to go from nothing to one of the most exciting startups in Milwaukee.

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October 30 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LEARNING LAB: Dear Stress, Lets Break Up with Kristin Bott

Is stress ever-present in your life? You’ve got more control over it than you realize. Join Kristin Bott, founder of Mindful Wellness LLC, as she encourages us to shift our thinking and lead more empowered lives. She’ll share mindfulness techniques that will help us be more present for ourselves, our coworkers and our loved ones. It’s time to reboot, refocus and say goodbye to stress!

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October 30 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM FITNESS: Circuit Training with Gym 608

Pump up your week with a full-body workout lead by Gym 608! You’ll be challenged to push yourself in quick bursts with minimal rest, which helps maximize your workout and keeps you burning calories long after it ends.

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October 31 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM FAMILY: Morning Play Date

Spend a morning meeting new friends at DreamBank! While the kids enjoy interactive story time and crafts, grown-ups can explore our exhibit and enjoy a cup of coffee in our inspiring space. Free snacks, fun and learning abound so bring your hungry bellies, listening ears and colorful imaginations! 

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November 01 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM FITNESS: Yoga

Start feeling happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! This combination is designed to help you achieve a renewed attitude of mindfulness and gratitude. Yoga newbie? No worries. We’ll teach you the basics and provide a yoga mat.

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November 02 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM FAMILY: Engineering for Kids

Drop into DreamBank and cultivate your child’s innate curiosity about the way things work with fun activities provided by Engineering for Kids of Dane County — a creative organization seeking to encourage a new generation of engineers. Bring the whole family to play, learn and get inspired. Who knows, it might be the start of your child’s lifelong passion!


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November 02 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM MAKE, CRAFT & DO: Altered Tin Containers with Maureen Tillman

Create your own miniature world inside of an upcycled mint tin with the guidance of life-long crafter and artist, Maureen Tillman! You will use a variety of elements including cutout images, words, gems, and other embellishments, to design a unique container that is as beautiful as it is functional. We will provide all the supplies, so just bring your imagination! This event is perfect for guests ages 12 and up.

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