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First Day School programming is shifting to "summer mode" beginning June 11. Rather than structured classes for each age group, we'll have a range of activities for children to choose from. It will be a little different each week, but expect crafts, games, outdoor activities when weather permits, music, baking, and special events.

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August 13-19 - People Camp, a well-established program of Friends for a Nonviolent World, is a week-long experience of cooperation, community living, and exploration of ideas and issues. It will take place at Northern Pines near Park Rapids, Minnesota. Northern Pines is a comfortable and accessible facility on a lake that is suitable for boating and swimming.

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Los Jalapeños CSA (Community Supported Agriculture from the Farley Center) delivers to the Meeting House on Sundays – to sign up for a share or for other options to support the Farley Center CSA's go to: http://farleycenter.org/farming/csa-farmers-markets/ The Deadline for sign up is May 15.

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Contributions to the Madison Friends Meeting - whether designated for a particular purpose, given as a one-time gift or part of sustained giving are appreciated and treated confidentially. To contribute electronically, please contact Linda Merrill/MMM Finance Committee. Make checks out to Madison Monthly Meeting and place in the donation box next to the guest book in the Meetinghouse library or send to Friends House, c/o Treasurer, 1704 Roberts Ct, Madison, WI 53711-2029. Thank you!

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This is the First Edition of NYM’s Faith and Practice!
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Free PDF download is available on the NYM website.

For discount book orders through Madison Monthly Meeting, contact John Greenler before April 23. Books for each Meeting/Worship Group will be delivered to the NYM annual session at Rosholt.

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Many ways to contribute:

There is an ongoing need for Woodbrooke Day presenters to prepare a lesson for the third First Day of the month, when the regular FDS schedule is suspended. Presenters may explore Quaker history or concerns, teach a skill, bake cookies, or share a personal interest. Children learn something new and our community is strengthened by nurturing connections between children and adults. Time commitment is typically for one lesson a year. You can also volunteer to assist a Woodbrooke presenter by contacting the Program Coordinator.

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