BWI-Madison is one of the many organizations celebrating International Babywearing Week 2017, and we've put together online challenges, in-person events, and prizes from our generous sponsors. Check out the details below, and join us to celebrate IBW 2017!
Online Fun at BWI-Madison Facebook Group
IBW 2017 In-Person Events
Babywearing at Henry Vilas Zoo
Monday, October 2nd at 9:45 am
Henry Vilas Zoo, Giraffe House
702 S Randall Ave, Madison
Meet up with Catherine and Leslie as they lead a leisurely walk through the zoo. Meet at 9:45am by the Giraffe House (on the side by the tigers) for "babywearing in the wild". (Strollers and walking tots are welcome too.) The zoo is free to the public.
IBW Coffee Walk
Wednesday, October 4th at 9:45 am
102 N Bedford St, Madison
Join Coral for a Babywearing Coffee Walk. Meet at Cafe Social at 9:45, grab a coffee, tea, or bakery treat, and then enjoy a stroll with us. There is on street parking in the area, and parking is also available in the Overture Center Garage and State Street Campus Garage.
Picnic Point Babywearing Hike
Sunday, October 8th at 9:30 am
Join Brooke as she leads a hike through Picnic Point. Meet at the parking lot entrance at 9:30 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.
October Weekday Meeting
Monday, October 9th at 10:30 am
Verona Public Library
500 Silent St, Verona
While October 8th is technically the end of International Babywearing Week, we'll be continuing our celebration into Monday during our monthly weekday meeting! Join us to learn about babywearing, explore our carriers, and connect with other caregivers.