Have Fun Celebrating the 3rd Annual Madison Nonprofit Day

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Celebrate Madison's wide-ranging nonprofit organizations, this 11 August 2011, with a wide variety of family-friendly, fun activities and education workshops.

Madison Nonprofit Day is a day of fun and engaging activities that allow the community to explore firsthand many of the services they receive from nonprofits without notice.

Celebrate Madison Nonprofit Day with a wide variety of family-friendly, fun activities and education workshops.

Madison Nonprofit Day is Thursday, August 11, 2011, and you are invited to participate (http://www.madisonnonprofitday.org). Bring friends, family, or even colleagues and "be a part from the start." Activities run from the morning to the evening, so start the day with us.

Visit Wirth Court Park on Madison's east side for Art in the Park, a family-friendly event that will keep parents and any young children entertained while introducing some of Madison's nonprofits that provide amazing resources for arts, crafts, and performance to the city. Music, storytelling, performance, and games and activities will be available.

Enjoy the sun and fun, then have lunch at the Taste of Atwood Luncheon. Some of the Atwood-Schenk neighborhood's amazing restaurants give back to the community by hosting this pre-cursor to 'A Taste of Madison.' Local favorites such as Daisy Cafe & Cupcakery, Monty's Blue Plate Diner, Bunky's Cafe, and Lao-Laa Xang join together to provide a free lunch. Don't miss it.

There are also photo exhibits, garden strolls, petting tours of rescued farm animals, educational workshops, and so much more. Create your own schedule, pick and choose the activities of interest, then RSVP. Finish your day with Madison's finest young thespians, the Young Shakespeare Players, as the perform Romeo & Juliet. From morning to evening there are activities to engage with local nonprofits, and enhance personal or professional education.

Madison Nonprofit Day started as a day to raise awareness about Madison's diverse nonprofit sector and how it contributes to the daily well-being of the community, and has grown into a full-fledged community event.

“It's a day of fun and engaging activities that allow the community to explore firsthand many of the services they receive from nonprofits without notice.” said Alnisa Allgood, organizer for Madison Nonprofit Day. "We have kids, parents, grandparents, organizers and activist alike, out and about, having fun, while discovering, learning, and interacting with some of the great nonprofits that serve Madison."

The full schedule of events and activities is available from the Madison Nonprofit Day website (http://www.madisonnonprofitday.org/schedule). Some workshops and activities have limited participation, so please RSVP to reserve your space.

Thursday, August 11, 2011, is Madison Nonprofit Day. Come spend the day, start to finish, with Madison's amazing nonprofits.

Contact Alnisa Allgood at (608) 241.3616 for more information or assistance. Visit our website to register and create your own schedule of events (http://madison.nonprofit-day.org).

About Madison Nonprofit Day
Madison Nonprofit Day is a community collaboration project created to raise awareness and promote Madison's nonprofit sector and its contribution to the economic development and stability of the Greater Madison Area. The project is currently maintained by Nonprofit Tech, an independent 501(c)(3) providing support for nonprofit missions through technology, social media, research, and education.

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