The infamous, giant green M has been making tracks around Madison. Come and see the M in person and get info on how you can help achieve the 6 Can-do’s! Would you like the M to join your event? Please contact info(at)mpoweringmadison.com to tell us more.



To start a Global Warming, Changing CO2urse
Discussion or for more information, email
phil@sustaindane.org or call 608.819.0689.



Past events:

1.24.08
The Climate Project Presentation
(Jefferson Middle School)

1.31.08
Focus the Nation Teach-In
(Great Hall @ UW Memorial Union)

2.2.2008-2.3.2008
Madison Winter Fest
(State street @ Capitol Square)

1.12.2008 - 2.8.2008
Paradise Lost: Climate Change in the Northwoods
(Olbrich Gardens)

2.12.2008
Science on Tap
(Great Dane - Hilldale)

3.1.2008
Terrace Town
(Monona Terrace)

3.13.2008
Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Tour
(Westgate Cinemas)

3.13.2008
Community Car GET YOUR GREEN ON party
(Brocach Irish Pub @ 7 W. Main St.)

3.20.2008
Tim Whalen Trio
(Overture After Work)

4.13.2008
Food, Faith, and Earth Day
(7118 Old Sauk Rd., Madison)

4.15.2008
Karl-Henrik Robert speaking at Distinguished Lecture Series
(UW - Humanities Building - Mills Hall)

4.16.2008
Second Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference
(Monona Terrace)

4.19.2008
Habitat ReStore Earth Day Celebration
(208 Cottage Grove Rd., Madison)

4.22.2008
UW Earth Day Celebration
Library Mall

4.26.2008
Isthmus Green Day
(Monona Terrace)

5.2 -5.4 2008
Going Green Wisconsin Expo
(Alliant Energy Center)

5.18.2008
WORT Blockparty
(600 Block of West Doty Street)

5.21.2008
Tunes at the Terrace
(Monona Terrace)

5.23-5.26.2008
Brat Fest
(Alliant Energy Center)

6.7.08
Clean Lakes Festival
Olin Park

6.14 - 6.17.08
Store Opening: Off the Gride
(4261 Lien Road, Madison)

6.28.08
Mpower Your Home: Your Earth and Your House
(211 S. Paterson St)

7.29.2008
Applied Tech Open House
(203 S. Paterson St)

Tuesdays
Concerts in the Garden
Olbrich Gardens

8.6.2008
Madison Mallards Game
(Warner Park)

8.8.2008
Campus Drive Pedestrian & Bike Path Grand Opening
(Walnut Street Bridge)

9.11.2008
New Faces, New Places
(Applied Tech @ 203 S. Paterson, Ste. 500)

9.13.2008
Sierra Club's Green Job's Rally
(
Madison Labor Temple @ 1602 S. Park St., Madison)


9.16.2008

"Sustainable Future" Event
(Monona Community Center @ 1011 Nichols Rd, Monona)

9.17.2008
Lecture by Doug Farr "Sustainable Urbanism: Designing Sustainable Neighborhoods, Cities and Regions"
(Monona Terrace Convention Center, Hall of Ideas @ 1 John Nolen Dr., Madison)
If you missed this lecture you can view the presentation on the WisconsinEYE website at:

http://wisconsineye.com/wisEye_programming/ARCHIVES-september08.html (scroll down to Sept. 17 for the link)

9.21.2008
Willy St. Fair
(800 - 1000 block of Willy St. )

9.28.09
Home Depot Eco - Event
(West Side Home Depot @ 4550 Verona Rd)


Car Less University Events
9.19.2008, 4 - 6 pm
Orientation and Registration

(Bluephies @ 2701 Monroe St., Madison)
A happy hour welcome to kick-off the Car-Less week. Arrive via foot, bike, bus, car-pool, or car-share for discount coupons from Trek Bicycle Stores of Madison. Enjoy free appetizers and a beverage courtesy of Bluephies

9.22.2008, 7 -9 am
Bicycle Commuting 101
(Just off the bike path at RP’s Pasta Company, 1133 E. Wilson St.)
Get tips and tricks for an easier trip.Get a free bike safety check from Trek Bicycle Stores of Madison. Enjoy free coffee from Just Coffee Co-op and free healthy breakfast snacks.

9.23.208, noon - 1 pm
Car Pooling and Car Sharing 101
(222 West Washington Ave., Madison)
Learn how to “Drive Less. Live More.” Free pizza lunch courtesy of Fiore Companies.

9.24.2008, 6 - 9 am
Taking the Bus 101
(Madison Metro West Transfer Point)
Learn how to navigate the Madison Metro bus system. See a demonstration of how to use the bicycle racks and fare boxes.

9.24.2008, 4 - 6 pm
Graduation
(Tex Tubb’s Taco Palace @ 2701 University Ave., Madison)
Celebrate a healthier community! Be present to win prizes from Trek Bicycle Stores of Madison and enjoy free appetizers and a beverage courtesy of Tex Tubb’s.

10.2.2008, 7:30 pm
Lecture "Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for US Energy Policy" By Arjun Makhijani, PhD
(State Historical Society Auditorium @ 816 State St.)
A reception honoring Mahatma Ghandi’s birthdate and celebrating the “International Day of Non-Violence,” precedes the lecture at 6:30 PM.


10.3 - 10.4.08
MREA Solar Home Tour
At least 24 tour destinations in Madison showcasing renewable energy to be practical and realistic. Friday's Bus Tour will stop at the WECC building (WECC administers Focus On Energy) and The City of Madison's Engineering Building. One of Saturday's tour stops will feature the residence of the Executive Director of RENEW, an Mpower Partner!

11.21.08
Nelson Institute Community Environmental Forum
(3190 Grainger Hall)
Seating is limited. If you wish to attend please contact Molly Schwebach (608-265-6712)

12.8.08
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Conference
(Epic Systems Corporation @ 1979 Milky Way, Verona)

12.7.2008
Vegetarian Pancake Breakfast with the Trinity Irish Dancers
(Will Mar Community Center @ 953 Jenifer St.)

1.31.2009 Mpower Presentation
WAEE Winter Conference - Environmental Leadership
(Tomahawk, WI)

2.14.2009
WinterFest
(Bring your Camera - the 9 ft "M" will be at the corner of State Street and the Capitol Square)

2.24.2009
Gaylord Nelson Lecture Series- Population and the Climate Problem: Silver Bullet or Red Herring?
1361 Daniels Chemistry Building
(1101 University Ave., Madison)

4.16.2009
Fitchburg's Annual RCC Forum: Reducing your Green House Gas Emissions
(Fitchburg City Hall Council Chambers, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg)

4.18.2009
Habitat ReStore Earth Day Event
(East Side Event: 208 Cottage Grove Road, Madison)
Join in a fun Earth Day Celebration and learn ways you can fulfill your pledge!

4.18.2009
Clean and Green Middleton
(West Side Event: Middleton High School Parking Lot)
Take your picture with the 9 ft M!


4.22.2009
Wisconsin's Energy Future: Third Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference

(Monona Terrace)

4.25.2009
Isthmus Green Day
(Find the M at the RENEW, WI booth - Monona Terrace)

5.4.2009
Willy Street Co-op

5.23.2009
Madison Marathon Expo
(Alliant Energy Center)

5.24.2009
Madison Marathon
At the finish line!

6.14.09
Green Monona Tour
Click above to find out details and where the "M" will be!

7.18 -7.19.09
Hybrid Fest
(Alliant Energy Expo Hall)

8.30.09
Ride the Drive


10.3.09, 8 am - 2 pm
Madison Solar Street Fair
(MLK Jr. Blvd - just off the square)
Come and Learn about Solar Energy! It's Free!

Sustainable Madison
10.22.09 at Goodman Community Center - 6 - 8:30 pm
10.29.09 at Overture, Wisconsin Studio - 5:30 - 8 pm
11.5.09 at Sequoya Library - 5:30 - 8 pm