The king still reigns

Davis Beck performs as Elvis Presley during the 2018 Cottage Grove Firemen’s Festival parade along Main Street. Beck portrays the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll as tribute shows in the area.

Thursday, June 13

10 a.m. to noon, orbit around the Monona Public Library for family games and activities, visits from the Monona Police and Fire Departments.

3:30-5:30 p.m., 3-2-1 Summer Blast Off activities, grades 5 and older, Monona Public Library.

6-9 p.m., Music on the Lake with Vehicle 6, 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. Fireman’s Park, Cottage Grove.

Thursday, June 13, through Sunday, June 16

Cottage Grove Firemen’s Festival. Carnival, music, parade, fireworks, baseball, refreshments, bean bag tournament, more. Fireman’s Park.

Friday, June 14

5:45-7:45 p.m., After Hours in the Library. Activities, pizza and prizes for youths 12-18. Register at the library, call 222-6127 or visit www.mymonona.com/131/Library.

Saturday, June 15

10-11:30 a.m., land steward work day. Help restore and maintain prairie, marsh and woodlands at Aldo Leopold Nature Center, 330 Femrite Drive, Monona.

Sunday, June 16

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

Monday, June 17

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

Tuesday, June 18

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

6 p.m., musician and singer Laura Doherty, for ages 1-8, Monona Public Library.

Wednesday, June 19

6 p.m., Trending Now: Plants and Human Well-Being with UW Professor Irwin Goldman. Register at the library, call 222-6127 or visit www.mymonona.com/131/Library.

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.

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