Community Activities

The Verona Area School District offers school-related groups or community non-profit organizations the opportunity to provide information/dates to students and parents about upcoming community activities that fit within the District’s mission. District families will be reminded regularly with a link to visit this community activities page.

Organizations wishing to post a flier on this page should:
1. Email kloeppik@verona.k12.wi.us with a PDF file of the actual flier to be approved before posting can occur. Please name the PDF of your flier as the name of your organization/event.  
2. If the activity is NOT a school-sponsored event, a disclaimer must be included somewhere on the flier that states “This is NOT a school-sponsored event.
3. Questions can be directed to kloeppik@verona.k12.wi.us or 845-4337.

Below are activities surrounding the upcoming school year thus far:

ONGOING:
FREE FOOD FOR FAMILIES IN NEED year round: Every Saturday 2:15pm-3:30pm--Living Water Community Church, 2829 Perry St., Suite 208 in Madison (on Fitchburg/Verona border)

FREE Birth to Three Play Groups (CI Pediatric Therapy Centers)

Playgroup for kids (families invited to come along) Good Shepard Lutheran Church

Badger Prairie Needs Network (Help to feed your family over the summer)

Sensory Friendly Story Time (Verona Library co-hosted by VASD)

Center for Families Play & Learn (daily times listed on flier)

FREE Birth to Five Play Groups (Verona & Fitchburg location)


JANUARY 2020:
Winter/Spring 2020 Theater Classes (Children's Theater of Madison)
Winter session: Jan. 11-March 14


DECEMBER 2019:

December Natatorium Activity Schedule

Winter/Spring 2020 Theater Classes (Children's Theater of Madison)
Winter session: Jan. 11-March 14

Build a Boat (Fitchburg Library)
Dec 3

Family Holiday Movie Trivia (Fitchburg Library)
Dec. 4

Holiday Mug Art (Fitchburg Library)
Dec. 4

We Are in a Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
Dec. 11

Wildkitten Camp
Dec. 14

Unbook Club (Fitchburg Library)
Dec. 19

Punny Plant Pot (Fitchburg Library)
Dec. 21 


NOVEMBER 2019:
November Natatorium Activity Schedule

Madison Youth Choirs Singing Auditions
Nov. 6 and Jan. 8

We are in a Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
Nov. 13

Bullet Journal for Teens (Fitchburg Library)
Nov. 16

Unbook Club (Fitchburg Library)
Nov 21


OCTOBER 2019:
October Natatorium Activity Schedule

Verona Area Warm Winters Clothing Donation (hosted by Kiwanis)

YMCA Grade K-3 Basketball League
Starts Nov. 2

Candy Science (Fitchburg Library)
Oct. 2

Jeopardy Challenge (Fitchburg Library)
Oct. 3

Children's Theater of Madison Theater Classes for 2019-2020

Oct. 6-March 8 (Sundays)

Extreme Egg Drop (STEM) - (Fitchburg Library)
Oct. 7 

Unbook Club (Fitchburg Library)
Oct. 17 

Growing Early Minds Program (by UW Center for Academically Talented Youth)
Registration Opens Oct. 21

Do It Yourself Monster Mask (Fitchburg Library)
Oct. 28


SEPTEMBER 2019:
Natatorium Fall Activity Schedule

September Natatorium Activity Schedule

Madison Youth Choirs Introductory Choir

Soccer league, YMCA
Sept. 3-Oct. 27

NFL Flag football league, YMCA
Sept. 7-Oct. 19

On the Trail of the Monarch Butterfly (click here for the program guide from Verona Library)
Aug. 19-Sept. 29

We Are In A Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 4

Make a Smoothie (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 7

Breakout Challenge (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 10

Minute to Win It (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 11 

Back to School Buttons (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 13

Family Safety Day (Middleton Fire Dept.)
Sept. 14

Make a Pinata (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 16

Un-Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 19

Chop Chop Cooking Club (Badger Prairie Needs Network)
Sept. 22-Nov. 3

Circuits: Squishy & Snap (Fitchburg Library)
Sept. 28


OVERALL SUMMER 2019:
Natatorium Summer Activity Schedule 

Madison Contemporary FREE Dance Summer Classes/Performances

Summer Spin (Chazen Museum of Art)
June 6-August 22


UW Madison Camp "Meet the Ancient Greeks & Romans"
Aug. 5-16

On the Trail of the Monarch Butterfly (click here for the program guide from Verona Library)
Aug. 19-Sept. 29


Good Shepard Lutheran Summer Camps (Pre-K to High School) 
Various days/weeks throughout summer

AUGUST 2019:
August Natatorium Activity Schedule

JULY 2019:
July Natatorium Activity Schedule

Out of this World Button Designs (Fitchburg Library)
July 2

Universe of STEAM Engineering (Fitchburg Library)
July 8

Family Night (Fitchburg Library)
July 10

Universe of STEAM Art (Fitchburg Library)
July 15

Universe of STEAM Math (Fitchburg Library)
July 22

Universe of "Goo" (Fitchburg Library)
July 23

Planetarium (Fitchburg Library)
July 23  

Family Night (Fitchburg Library)
July 31

JUNE 2019:
June Natatorium Activity Schedule

Host a student from Spain this Summer!  

Summer Introductory Choir (Madison Youth Choirs)
3 one-week sessions in June and July

Madison Contemporary FREE Dance Summer Classes/Performances

Wild Harvest Nature Connection Summer Camps
June, July, August

Madison Youth Choir
May/June evenings

Camp Invention (@ Glacier Edge) 
June 17-21

Tri 4 Schools Triathlon Series  (Sun Prairie and Middleton)
June 22 - Sun Prairie
August 17 - Middleton



MAY 2019
May Natatorium Activity Schedule

Camp Randall Rowing Club Programs and Camps

Madison Youth Choir
May/June evenings

Gallery Night (Madison College)
May 3

VASD Family Day with Live music, games, face painting, prizes and MORE (held at Glacier Edge Elementary)
May 11

Kids Building Wisconsin (hosted by Findorff Construction and others)
May 11

Tri 4 Schools Triathlon Series  (Waunakee)
May 18

Art Walk Middleton
May 18

Flag Football (YMCA)
April 20-June 8

APRIL 2019
April Natatorium Activity Schedule

Camp Randall Rowing Club Programs and Camps

Flag Football (YMCA) Early Bird Registration by April 7

Verona Area Girls Softball Registration and Clinic
April 7

Art Spin, featuring "Very Special Artists WI Choir" (Chazen Museum of Art)
April 13

VAHS Boys Track & Field Fun Run (SIGN UP NOW)
April 13

Family Science Night (FREE and Edgewood College)
April 16

Egg-Stravaganza Spring Festival (Verona Chamber of Commerce)
April 20

Children's Theater of Madison Summer Stage (1-2 week sessions/productions/musicals)
Starts June 24

VAHS Kids Carnival (in VAHS gym)
April 6


MARCH 2019
March Natatorium Activity Schedule

VAHS Boys Track & Field Fun Run (SIGN UP NOW)
March registration for April 13 event

Wisconsin Historical Society Summer Camps (many offered June/July/August)

Central Midwest Ballet Company "Fairy Tale" Brunch Fundraiser
March 2

Art Spin (Chazen Museum of Art)
March 9

Charlene & Friends Irish Strings (Rhapsody Arts Center)
March 10

We Are In a Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
March 13

Unbook Club (Fitchburg Library)
March 21

Breakout Challenge (Fitchburg Library)
March 28

Teen Summer Job Fair (hosted by Urban League)
March 29

FEBRUARY 2019

February Natatorium Activity Schedule

Children's Theater of Madison Theater Classes
Spring session begins March 30

Wisconsin Historical Society Summer Camps (many offered June/July/August)


Great Lakes, Small Streams Traveling Exhibit (Click here for breakdown of topics shared from the Wisconsin Historical Society)
Jan. 24-Feb. 19

YMCA March Mania Bball League
Feb. 16-Apr. 6

Art Spin Highlighting African American Artists (Chazen Museum of Art)
Feb. 9

Verona Area International School Lunar New Year Celebration (Verona Library)
Feb. 2

3rd-12th grade Basketball Travel Teams (through Wisconsin "Saving Our Youth Lives, Inc)
Now forming for March-August summer league


JANUARY 2019

Natatorium January Daily Schedule 

Paper Airplane Tournament (Fitchburg Library)
Jan. 7

Madison Youth Choir auditions
Jan. 9

ArtSpin (Chazen Museum of Art)
Jan. 12

FREE BIKES for Kids (drop off locations at various UnityPoint Health-Meriter clinics)
Jan. 12

Read Aloud Party (Fitchburg Library)
Jan. 14

Great Lakes, Small Streams Traveling Exhibit (Click here for breakdown of topics shared from the Wisconsin Historical Society)
Jan. 24-Feb. 19

Optical Illusions (Fitchburg Library)
Jan. 26

Junior Science Engineering Night for VAHS
Jan. 29

3rd-12th grade Basketball Travel Teams (through Wisconsin "Saving Our Youth Lives, Inc)
Now forming for March-August summer league

Madison Youth Choirs, Introductory Choirs
Multiple days; locations

UW Madison "Growing Early Minds" for advanced learners
5-week session begins Feb. 2-March 2

Ch
ildren's Theater of Madison Theater Classes
Winter session begins Jan. 12; Spring session begins March 30

DECEMBER 2018
Natatorium December Daily Schedule 

Winter Vacation Zoo Camp (Henry Vilas Zoo)
Dec. 26-28

Art - Spin (Chazen Museum of Art)
Dec. 8

VAHS Winter Music Recital (at Verona Library)
Dec. 6


3rd-12th grade Basketball Travel Teams (through Wisconsin "Saving Our Youth Lives, Inc)
Now forming for March-August summer league


Free Monthly Support Mtgs for Parents of Middle/High Schoolers (Verona Library)
Thursdays: Sept. 20; Oct. 18; Nov. 15; Dec. 13 

Children's Theater of Madison Theater Classes
Winter session begins Jan. 12; Spring session begins March 30

Madison Youth Choirs, Introductory Choirs
Multiple days; locations

UW Madison "Growing Early Minds" for advanced learners
5-week session begins Feb. 2-March 2

Fitchburg Recreation Basketball (Saturdays, November through February)

YMCA Youth Basketball for K-8 students (Saturdays, November through February)

NOVEMBER 2018

Natatorium November Daily Schedule

Brain Games (Fitchburg Library)
Nov. 19

Chinese & English Storytime (Verona Library)
Nov. 17

Unbook Club (Fitchburg Library)
Nov 15

After School Crafts (Fitchburg Library)
Nov. 14

Madison Youth Choir auditions
Nov. 13

National Charity League Madison Chapter Informational Night
Nov. 11

Art Spin "Fall into Art" (Chazen Museum of Art)
Nov. 10

Family Bingo (Fitchburg Library)
Nov. 10

Escape Challenge (Fitchburg Library)
Nov. 8

Diwali Festival of Lights (Fitchburg Library)
Nov. 6

Free Monthly Support Mtgs for Parents of Middle/High Schoolers (Verona Library)
Thursdays: Sept. 20; Oct. 18; Nov. 15; Dec. 13

Camp Mani to-wish Information Night (YMCA)

Nov. 1

Fitchburg Recreation Basketball (Saturdays, November through February)

YMCA Youth Basketball for K-8 students (Saturdays, November through February)

OCTOBER 2018
Natatorium Fall Program

Free Monthly Support Mtgs for Parents of Middle/High Schoolers (Verona Library)
Thursdays: Sept. 20; Oct. 18; Nov. 15; Dec. 13


Native People's Concepts of Health & Illness (Interactive Exhibition Series at Verona Library)
Sept. 14-Oct. 22 


Children's Theater of Madison Fall Theater Classes 
session begins Oct. 6)

SEPTEMBER 2018

Natatorium September Daily Schedule


Natatorium Fall Program

Free Monthly Support Mtgs for Parents of Middle/High Schoolers (Verona Library)
Thursdays: Sept. 20; Oct. 18; Nov. 15; Dec. 13

Native People's Concepts of Health & Illness (Interactive Exhibition Series at Verona Library)
Sept. 14-Oct. 22 

Children's Theater of Madison Fall Theater Classes 
session begins Oct. 6

Tri-4-Schools Family Mud Run (Spanish and English)
Sept. 22

Family Safety Day (Middle Fire Dept.)
Sept. 8

Dinosaur Days (Boys & Girls Club in Fitchburg)
Sept. 14 9-2pm; Sept. 15 10-4pm

AUGUST 2018
Natatorium Summer Program Or Fall Program

Natatorium August DAILY Schedule

Make it Snappy with Snap Circuits (Fitchburg Library)
Aug. 27

Flag Football League (YMCA)
Aug 26 early bird registration (league runs Sept 8- Oct 20)

Late Night Break Out Challenge (for teens only: REGISTRATION REQUIRED-(Fitchburg Library)
Aug. 23

Intro to Hockey for GIRLS--Verona Ice Arena
Aug. 23, 27, Sept. 5 & 10

ADHD and Sensory Processing Workshop by National Wellness Foundation (Verona Library)
Aug. 21

The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer in Today's Society (Verona Library)
Aug. 9

Mindfulness (Fitchburg Library)
Aug. 7

Bridge Building Challenge (Fitchburg Library)
Aug. 7

Good Shepherd Evening Summer Camps

Aug. 6-9


Children's Theater of Madison Fall Theater Classes 
(session begins Oct. 6)

Summer Spin at Chazen Museum of Art (FREE on Thursday Nights!)

UW-Madison Summer Arts Camps
(June 15-29, July 8-27; August 6-10)

Wild Harvest Nature Connection Summer Camps
June-July-August

Come Write With Us Camps (Greater Madison Writing Projects)
(Various June, July and August camp dates)

Summer 5-Day Zoo Camp (all summer at Henry Vilas Zoo)

Bethel Horizons Summer Camp Program 
(June, July & August)


JULY 2018
July Natatorium Schedule or Natatorium Summer Program

Disc Golf 6-Week Class YMCA (Ages 8-14)
(June 12-July 17; July 24-August 28)

Interested in hosting a Student from Spain this Summer? Click here
 

Summer Spin at Chazen Museum of Art (FREE on Thursday Nights!)

UW-Madison Summer Arts Camps
(June 15-29, July 8-27; August 6-10)

Come Write With Us Camps (Greater Madison Writing Projects)
(Various June, July and August camp dates)

Wild Harvest Nature Connection Summer Camps
June-July-August

Summer 5-Day Zoo Camp (all summer at Henry Vilas Zoo)

Bethel Horizons Summer Camp Program 
(June, July & August)

Rockin Breakout Challenge (Fitchburg Library)
July 5

YMCA Leadership Academy 
July 9-20; July 30-Aug. 10

Water Science (Fitchburg Library)
July 11

Classics Camp Meet the Ancient Greeks & Romans (UW-Madison Language Institute)
July 23-Aug. 3

Good Shepherd Summer Camps

July 23-26; July 30-Aug. 2

Marble Run Mazes (Fitchburg Library)
July 27

Brain Games (Fitchburg Library)
July 31

Camp Woodbrooke (Summer Camp sessions all summer!)

JUNE 2018
Natatorium Summer Program

Summer Slam Youth Basketball YMCA (K-3rd grade)
(June 16-July 21)

Disc Golf 6-Week Class YMCA (Ages 8-14)
(June 12-July 17; July 24-August 28)

Interested in hosting a Student from Spain this Summer? Click here 

Summer Spin at Chazen Museum of Art (FREE on Thursday Nights!)

UW-Madison Summer Arts Camps
(June 15-29, July 8-27; August 6-10)

Come Write With Us Camps (Greater Madison Writing Projects)
(Various June, July and August camp dates)

Wild Harvest Nature Connection Summer Camps
June-July-August

Food Science (Fitchburg Library)
June 27

UW Space Place (Fitchburg Library)
June 29

YMCA Leadership Academy 
June 18-29

YMCA Coach Pitch League
June 13-July 25

YMCA Summer T-Ball
June 13-July 25

Camp Invention (At Glacier Edge Elementary)

June 11-15

Madison Youth Choirs Summer Introductory Choirs
June 11-15; June 18-22

Bethel Horizons Summer Camp Program
(June, July & August)


Good Shepherd Summer Camps
June 18-21


Camp Woodbrooke (Summer Camp sessions all summer!)
June and July

Summer 5-Day Zoo Camp (all summer at Henry Vilas Zoo)


MAY 2018

May Natatorium Schedule

Natatorium Summer Program

Interested in hosting a Student from Spain this Summer? Click here
 

We are in a Book Club (Fitchburg Library)

May 2

Intro to Girl Scouts "Build It Bash" at Badger Ridge Middle School
May 7

Mini Cats Youth Volleyball Clinics
 (Runs monthly through May)
May 4 & 18

Art Spin (Chazen Museum of Art)
May 12


Make it Snappy: Snap Circuits (Fitchburg Library)
May 14

Grow Your Own Food (Fitchburg Library)
May 15

Urban Chickens (Fitchburg Library)
May 18

Children's Theater of Madison Summer Session
Session begins June 25-Register NOW

Camp Woodbrooke Open House May 20 (Summer Camp sessions all summer!)
May 20

Madison Youth Choirs Spring Audition Dates
May 20; June 3-4 

Eclipse Soccer Club Girls Youth Program (May Open House and June Tryouts)
May 22

Unbook Club (Fitchburg Library)
May 23


APRIL 2018

April Natatorium Schedule

YMCA NFL Flag Football League
April 21-June 9

YMCA Spring Soccer League
April 23-June 4

YMCA Coach Pitch Skills Training
April 25-June 6

YMCA T-Ball
April 25-June 6

Job's Daughter's International Open House & Sleep Over Party & Meetings
April 7-8

Mini Cats Youth Volleyball Clinics (Runs monthly through May) 
April 6 & 20

Art•Spin (Chazen Museum of Art)
April 14

MARCH 2018
Natatorium Schedule

Spring Break Zoo Camp for 1st -6th graders (Henry Vilas Zoo)
March 26-30

Ice Age Hits Verona Public Library for March Mammoth
March 1-April 3

Art•Spin at Chazen Museum of Art
March 10


FEBRUARY 2018
Natatorium Schedule

Valentine Breakout Challenge (Fitchburg Library)
February 1

Mini Cats Youth Volleyball Clinics (Runs monthly through May)
February 2 & 9

Girl Scout Sign-Up Night (Verona Library)
February 6

We are in a Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
February 7

Art•Spin (Chazen Museum of Art)
February 10 


VAHS Prom Fashion Show
February 11

Black Out Poetry (Fitchburg Library)
February 13

3-D Printing for Beginners (Fitchburg Library)
February 14

Camp Randall Rowing Club Open House

February 17

JANUARY 2018

Natatorium Schedule

Mini Cats Youth Volleyball Clinics (Runs monthly through May)
Jan. 5 & 19

Interested in hosting a Student from Spain this Summer? Click here
 

Winter Reading Bingo (Fitchburg Library)
Starts January 2-February 28

We are in a Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
January 3

Tween Jeopardy (Fitchburg Library)
January 4

"Do it Yourself" Terrarium (Fitchburg Library)
January 13

Winter Science (Fitchburg Library)
January 19

Candy Art (Fitchburg Library)
January 22

Guys Read (Fitchburg Library)
January 25

Book Bingo (Fitchburg Library)
January 27

Un-Book Club (Fitchburg Library)
January 28

YMCA March Mania Recreational Basketball League
Starts Feb. 17-Register Now!

Kids Acting Workshop (led by Verona student and SAG actor AJ Carr)

No specific dates: email to register for dates

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