BWI-Madison is one of the many organizations celebrating International Babywearing Week 2016, and we've put together online challenges, in-person events, and a treasure chest full of prizes from our generous sponsors. Check out the details below, and join us to celebrate the best seat in the house!
The Best Seat on the Web: BWI-Madison Facebook Group
The Best Seat for Adventures: IBW 2016 Events
IBW Lending Library Pop-Up
Friday, October 7th at 10:00 am
115 N Eau Claire Ave, Madison
We have a variety of carriers from the weekday lending library that are just waiting to be checked out! Come by before the IBW zoo meet-up, and check out a carrier. (This will be a check-out event only, not a full meeting.)
Apple Picking at Door Creek Orchard
Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 am
Door Creek Orchard
3252 Vilas Rd, Cottage Grove
Join Drew Joseph for apple picking and babywearing at Door Creek Orchard. The orchard is free to park at and walk through. You can pick your own apples, or buy them from the already picked selection. There are also snacks available for purchase.
Henry Vilas Zoo Babywearing Meet-Up
Friday, October 7th at 12:00 pm
Henry Vilas Zoo, Primate House
702 S Randall Ave, Madison
Meet up with Lindsay Olig as she leads a leisurely walk through the zoo. Meet at 12 pm at the primate house with your baby on you (though you're still welcome with a stroller or kid in hand). The zoo is free to the public.
Picnic Point Babywearing Hike
Sunday, October 9th at 10:00 am
Join Sosha Lund and Brooke Bateman-Plumb as they lead a hike through Picnic Point. Meet at the parking lot entrance at 10 am, and we'll walk out to to the lake, then through the "rougher" trails (optional). Hiking out at Picnic Point is free, as is parking on the weekend.