MONONA HISTORY CLUB 2019-2020

MONONA HISTORY CLUB SCHEDULE  2019-2020

Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Rd - Sundays 2-4 PM

October 13, 2019       

Monona’s Mid-Century Ranch-style Houses

Architect Della Hansmann will talk about Mid-Century Ranch Houses, their history and design elements and suggest ways to bring them up-to-date while keeping their unique character.

www.midmod-midwest.com

November 10, 2019

History of Monona Drive Businesses

Ann Waidelich, Historic Blooming Grove Historical Society curator, will

present a PowerPoint program on the history of some of the businesses along the Monona side of Monona Drive.  Bring you memories & souvenirs and let’s go back in time to recall shopping, dining and having fun along Monona Drive.

December 8, 2019

Christmas at the historic Dean House, 4718 Monona Dr.

Come and enjoy tours, carol singing around the pump organ,

refreshments, and a recitation of The Night Before Christmas.

January 12, 2020

Sid Boyum: Life is an Illusion

Gretta Wing Miller, a documentary film maker, will present her latest project.  Join us for a cinematic exploration of the life and times of an Atwood Avenue artist, character and loveable curmudgeon.

February 9, 2020

Discovering Your Family History

Laurie Bessler, Wisconsin Historical Society geneaologist, will

discuss how to use Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org 

March 8, 2020

Monona Architectural Survey 

Rick Bernstein, Monona Landmarks Commission, will report on the

findings of the Monona Architectural Survey

April 19, 2020

Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance videos on the Badger Army Ammunition Plant

“Restoring the Sauk Prairie” and “Historic Apple Trees of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant”

www.saukprairievision.org

Melanie Lichtfeld portraying Bella Boyd: Siren of the South

Monona History Club,  March 10, 2019