Live music

Musician Mark Croft entertained the large crowd as the first pop up beer garden of the year sponsored by the Monona Parks and Recreation Department on May 16 at Schluter Park. The next one will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 20, with music by Craig Bauman.

Thursday, June 20

6-9 p.m., pop up beer garden with live music by Craig Baumann, snacks and a variety of beer, sponsored by Monona Parks and Recreation Department, Schluter Park.

Friday, June 21

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., brat and corn feed (also serving hot dogs, chili dogs, chips, soda), Market Place Shopping Center, sponsored by Cottage Grove Area Historical Society. Free delivery on orders of $20 or more, call 886-6108.

Saturday, June 22

10-11:30 a.m., bird and nature outing, Free, naturalist-led, family friendly walk from Aldo Leopold Nature Center into Edna Taylor Conservation Park. Meet at ALNC lobby or on back deck. Call 698-0104 for more information.

Sunday, June 23

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monona Farmers’ Market, Ahuska Park, 400 E. Broadway.

Monday, June 24

1 p.m., Stellar STEM “Astronomical Art,” for ages 8-15, Monona Public Library. Register at the library, call 222-6127 or visit www.mymonona.com/131/Library.

5-7:30 p.m., Friends of the Monona Senior Center Summer Concert Series, Winnequah Park. Food carts available. Music by The Lower Fifth begins at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26

9:30-11 a.m., Cottage Grove Memory Café, social gathering for those with early onset dementia and their caregivers, Hope Lutheran Church, 3702 Highway AB. For individuals with dementia or other mild, cognitive impairment and their caregiver or friend, the café is a social gathering place where common interests are shared and refreshments are served in a caring, stress-free environment. Call the Alzheimer’s Association of South Central Wisconsin at 203-8500. Reservations are not needed.

Thursday, June 27

6-9 p.m., Music on the Lake series with Madtown Mannish Boys, East Side Club, 3735 Monona Drive. Tickets at https://musiconthelakemonona.com.

Friday, June 28

7-10 p.m., Food Cart Cinema, watch the movie from the outdoor pool, Monona Community Pool.

Sunday, June 30

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monona Farmers’ Market, Ahuska Park, 400 E. Broadway.

Monday, July 1

1 p.m., Stellar STEM “Racing Rockets,” for ages 8-15, Monona Public Library. Register at the library, call 222-6127 or visit www.mymonona.com/131/Library.

Sunday, July 7

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monona Farmers’ Market, Ahuska Park, 400 E. Broadway.

Monday, July 8

1 p.m., Stellar STEM “Stop-Motion,” for ages 8-15, Monona Public Library. Register at the library, call 222-6127 or visit www.mymonona.com/131/Library.

5-7:30 p.m., Friends of the Monona Senior Center Summer Concert Series, Winnequah Park. Food carts available. Music by the Mark Croft Band begins at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10

10-11:30 a.m., Monona Area Memory Café, a supportive environment to do an activity, socialize and enjoy a snack, for individuals who experience memory loss and their caregivers, sponsored by Heritage Monona, at Monona Public Library.

6 p.m., Behind the Scenes of the Monona Farmers’ Market with market manager Andrea Romine. Learn about cooking and eating your way through the farmers market. Recipes and treats. Monona Public Library. Register at the library, call 222-6127 or visit www.mymonona.com/131/Library.

Thursday, July 11

6-9 p.m., Music on the Lake series with Banana Wind, East Side Club, 3735 Monona Drive. Tickets at https://musiconthelakemonona.com.

6 p.m., Music in the Grove, free family-friendly outdoor music performance series. Food options available from volunteer groups and local businesses. Dublin Park, Cottage Grove.

7 p.m., Back Porch Concert featuring Waunakee Big Band, Dean House, 4718 Monona Drive.

Sunday, July 14

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monona Farmers’ Market, Ahuska Park, 400 E. Broadway.

Monday, July 15

1 p.m., Stellar STEM “Robots & Monsters, Oh My!,” for ages 8-15, Monona Public Library. Register at the library, call 222-6127 or visit www.mymonona.com/131/Library.

Tuesday, July 16

10-11 a.m., senior veterans group to share experiences and spend time with other veterans, Aster Assisted Living (Cottage Grove room), 139 E. Reynolds St., Cottage Grove. For more information, call Katie Drea at 333-9306.

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