Madison, Wisconsin

Central Park Sessions

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The 6 Central Park Sessions occur on the first three Wednesday and Thursday evenings of August! Join us for live music, food, and beverages at this free event that will benefit non-profits doing great work in the community. A terrific raffle with over $6,000 in prizes will funnel funds to these organizations as well as a unique profit sharing plan that will be in place again this year. Thanks for your support. See you at The Central Park Sessions!

2018 session schedule

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June 2018 pursuit of happiness session



Our 2018 Partners

Proceeds from Central Park Sessions will benefit seven non-profit agencies doing wonderful work in the community. A raffle with over $5,700 in prizes to be won (drawing at the last session August 16th) will funnel funds to these organizations as will a unique profit sharing plan. See you at The Central Park Sessions; an all-volunteer run global concert series for the entire family! 




Centro Hispano of Dane county

Centro Hispano of Dane County's mission is Empowering Youth, Strengthening Families, Engaging the Community. They aspire to a vision where Dane County will be a community where Latino families can aspire upward, to reach their personal goals and dreams because they feel engaged and strengthened with the tools for success. 

Urban league of greater madison

ULGM's mission is to ensure that African Americans and other community members are educated, employed and empowered to live well, advance professionally and contribute to the common good in the 21st Century.

tenant resource center

The Tenant Resource Center is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to promoting positive relations between rental housing consumers (tenants) and providers (landlords) throughout Wisconsin. By providing information and referrals, education about rental rights and responsibilities, and access to conflict resolution, they empower the community to obtain and maintain quality affordable housing.

wort 89.9 fm community radio

WORT-FM is a non-commercial, listener-sponsored, member controlled community radio station broadcasting to South-Central Wisconsin. WORT volunteers and staff shall provide quality programming and services to a broad spectrum of the community.


omega school

Since 1972, Omega School has provided individualized basic skills instruction in a supportive and informal atmosphere, and by working cooperatively with other agencies and institutions, has helped thousands of adults prepare for, and obtain, a GED/HSED credential.

Common Wealth Development

Common Wealth Development supports and preserves the vitality of neighborhoods in the Madison Metropolitan area. Our work serves as the foundational bedrock of healthy community and economic development, with projects aimed at improving the housing and business climate of our neighborhoods through a people-first approach centered on racial equity and community level health improvement. 

NAMI DANE county

NAMI Dane County provides peer-led education and support programs to help people affected by mental illness get the support and information they need to better understand mental illness and navigate the mental health system. They also provide community education and outreach to reduce stigma and help the general public better understand mental illness. They advocate at the local, state, and national levels for increased funding and better access to quality mental health services.

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McPike Park


Located in the heart of the isthmus in Madison, WI, this nearly 6-acre park, formerly known at Central Park, was officially renamed in April 2018 at a dedication ceremony honoring longtime East High School principal, Milton McPike. 

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.
— Charles Darwin
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