Wednesday, July 15, 2009

This week's announcements

Thursday, July 16th

Shamrock bar will be hosting its 3rd amateur strip night to raise money for ACT7. The Party starts at 10 and you can see all of your familiar favorites from the last 2 strip nights, as well as a few new faces. If you want to get all hot and bothered for a good cause, then tonight is your night! There will be raffle prizes and shotboys floating around to make the evening a little more fun, so come on! You must be 21 or older and there is no cover for this event.

Friday, July 17th-Sunday, July 19th

If you’re a fan of good food, great music and even better bargains, check out our own Maxwell St. Days Summer Sidewalk on State street. This community event showcases state street and the Capitol Square shopping district. Find food, jewelry, clothing gifts and more. There is also a music stage at peace park, featuring music courtesy of the Madison Folk Music Society and the Madison Songwriters Group. Music is scheduled Friday and Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday, noon to five.

Friday, July 17th- Sunday, July 19th

Room of One’s Own Bookstore annual book sale. This is scheduled from Friday, July 17th at 10 am, to Sunday, July 19th at 8 pm. If you’re looking to make some space on your bookshelf, they will be taking donations of used books and cd's. These donations help them pull through the summer when sales are low and they appreciate anything we have to offer!

Friday, July 17th

Come support WORT at our benefit at Mickey’s Tavern on Williamson St. Come enjoy a few drinks and catch some great local rock. Music will be featured by bands: the Takebacks, United Sons of Toil, and the Suit. The show starts at 10, we hope to see you all there.

Sunday, July 19th

Also, Sunday July 19th, starting at 10 pm, Club 5 will be hosting the first annual Miss Wisconsin Capitol Pride Pageant! Applications are Available at Club 5. This pageant is open to contestants statewide who identify as female, transgender, or female impersonator and contestants must perform two numbers. The winner will be chosen based on collected tips and all tips will be donated to Wisconsin Capitol Pride.If you are not interested in competing, just enjoy the show and a chance to support local performers and Wisconsin Capitol Pride.

Thursday, July 23rd

Looking for a date and to help a good cause? Thursday, July 23rd, from 10 pm to 1 am, the Mediterranean Hookah Lounge is holding a fundraising auction on hot male/female dates! Money raised from this event will be donated to the ASANA Womens Softball World Series in Madison. The Hookah is located at 77 Sirloin Strip. Contact Tommy or Billy if you would like to be in the auction (251-7733). Come out for the fun - bring your friends!

Saturday, July 25th

Also, Room Of One’s Own Bookstore is hosting another adult spelling bee! They will be registering teams of 1-2 people up until the day of the bee! Admission is free, but they do ask that you consider giving a donation. This event will be a fundraiser for Wisconsin Capitol Pride ( You can sign up by calling 257-7888 or by emailing Sydne at


And as we’ve discussed, don’t forget your tickets for the Outreach annual Banquet, July 17th at the Monona Terrace Community Center and Convention Center. Beginning at 5:30, this year’s theme is “Our Time Has Come.”

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