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October 14 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM FITNESS: Band Strength Training with Capital Fitness

Customize your next workout with bands! Whether you’re new to exercise, looking to freshen up your routine, or just want to sweat, this training combines several different band exercises for a full body workout. Learn key exercises that can strengthen your flexibility and mobility, work on injury prevention or post injury recovery, and enjoy simple exercises you can do the rest of your life. All muscle groups are fair game — you just choose the difficulty!

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October 14 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM IMAGINATION WORKSHOP: Writing your family's Story with Madison Writers' studio

Family is a rich source of stories, questions, conundrums and material. And most of us have some fascinating stories lurking in our backgrounds! Like, where exactly was your father for 6 months in 1980? What really kept that fractious marriage together? Why does one child have such a different relationship with her parents than her siblings do? We’ll talk about some wonderful examples of family stories, the pleasures and pitfalls of telling stories that you know so well, about people you know very well, and how to translate the thing that fascinates you in your own family story to the reader. Come ready to learn, write and maybe even share!



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October 15 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUSINESS: Panel: How to Find and Maintain a Profitable Rental Property - LIVE WEBINAR

Whether you currently own a rental property and are looking to expand your portfolio, or you’re searching for your first property, we’re here to help. In this panel moderated by Katie Powell of American Family Insurance, hear from Adam Palm of Summit Credit Union, Paul Hickman of Keller Williams, John Laubmeier of Stroud Willink & Howard LLC, and David Scher of American Family Insurance on how you can find your next rental property and turn it into a profitable business.

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October 16 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LEARNING LAB: Check Yourself Before you Tech Yourself with Ted Gurman

 Do you use technology, or does technology use you? In this engaging talk with entrepreneur and personal development coach Ted Gurman, you'll explore how technology can be our best friend — or our worst enemy. Taking an honest look at your current relationship with screens and social media, you'll leave with a plan and a vision for how to live your best life in an increasingly hyper-connected world. 

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October 16 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM FITNESS: Box Your Way to Better Health with Canvas Club

Get your heart pumping with an empowering workout at DreamBank! Join Melissa and Leo of Canvas Club Boxing and learn the basics of boxing technique, then transition to their signature upstart class where you’ll learn combos, work with pads and do speed and agility drills. Haven’t boxed before? No worries! This class is perfect for all levels. We’ll provide hand wraps and gloves, you just come ready to sweat.

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October 16 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM ADULTING: Tackling Debt & Managing Your Personal Finances 101

Today the average student loan debt is $37k, consumer debt is at an all-time high, and half of all households carry credit card debt. Navigating best practices to clear debt and increase savings is a cloudy topic for many of us. But Kyle and Lauren Wilz personally got debt free in their mid-20s! And they’re here to teach others how to do the same. Come learn important tips and basic strategies to tackle debt, and get in the mindset for improving your personal finances fast.


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October 17 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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October 17 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CAREER: How to Develop a Winning Job Strategy with Laura Ingalls

A famous phrase from Alice in Wonderland suggests that you won't get to where you want to be if you don't know where you are going. The same holds true for an effective job search! In this workshop led by experienced career coach and recruiter, Laura Ingalls, you’ll learn some practical steps to help you develop a strategic approach to the modern-day job search. And with a well-developed strategy, you’ll be on your way to your dream gig in no time!

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October 17 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM DREAM BIG: Put Steam Behind Your Dream with Nancy Kalsow

Dreams. We all have them. A cherished aspiration, an ideal state, or a deeply desired goal. Yet somewhere in the middle of mortgage payments, work commitments and family responsibilities, we lose our steam and give up on what is often most important to us. What does it really take to keep your momentum going? Just as steam can generate enough power to fuel a locomotive, you can learn to generate your own consistent source of energy, passion and commitment to bring your dreams alive. Join certified life and career coach, Nancy Kalsow, as she shares methods to turn up the heat and keep moving forward.

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October 18 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 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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