Saturday, Jan. 5    9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Meenakshi Ganesan & Kalaanjali School of Dance, classical Indian dance, Kids in the Rotunda, Overture Center, Free, lasts 45 minutes. Dancers of all ages (some as young as five years old) will capture your spirit with the beauty, elegance and magnificence of the Bharatanatyam-style dancing of southern India. More info, go to http://overturecenter.com/community/kids-in-the-rotunda
Tuesday, Jan. 8   10 a.m.
Osteoporosis Program at the Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin.  Dr. Neil Binkley from the UW Osteoporosis Research Program will discuss the current state of osteoporosis and current research. His research efforts focus on
osteoporosis diagnosis, osteoporosis in men and the role of nutrition in bone loss. Register at 266-6581. For more info, go to http://www.cityofmadison.com/seniorCenter/messenger.cfm
Tuesday, Jan. 8   5:00 p.m. registration
Cross country Ski Race Series at Elver Park.  Tuesday evenings through the winter.  $10 per night, $40 per season. High school race on Jan. 8.  Contact:  Greg Jones, 7771jones@gmail.com.
Friday, Jan. 11   6-8 p.m.
Groove and Glide Skating Party at Elver Park.  Free. Skate under the lights. Music and games.  Warming houses and concessions open. Skate rentals available. All ages welcome. Contact: 267-4919.
Saturday, Jan. 12  10:30 a.m.-noon
Learn to snowshoe, Elver Park.  Free workshop sponsored by REI and Madison Parks. All ages welcome.  Bring your snowshoes or try out ones provided by REI.
Saturday, Jan. 12  9 a.m. -1 p.m.
Kids Ice Fishing Day.  Try ice fishing in Monona Bay at Brittingham Park.  Free.  Free hotdogs and hot chocolate served by Yahara Fishing Club. Contact: eolson@publichealthmdc.com.
Sunday, Jan. 13  11 a.m.-noon
Skate Around–meet and greet with UW Women’s Hockey Team (and Bucky). Vilas Park, 1339 Vilas Drive. Free. ice skate rentals available. Contact: 266-5949.