Dreambank August Events

1 North Pinckney
Madison, WI 53703
United States

Event Description:

SMALL BIZ: Intelligent Content Strategies for the Modern Marketer

Tuesday, August 2, Noon-1 pm

How can great content help you achieve your business dreams? In today’s world, high-quality content is a must when it comes to connecting with customers. Join Widen Enterprises’ Director of Marketing Jake Athey, as he shares content strategies like COPE (Create Once Publish Everywhere), chunking and other techniques to repurpose content assets across channels. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3301


LEARNING LAB: Farmers Market Fresh

Wednesday, August 3, Noon-1pm

Preparing fresh food from scratch is great for your health, pocketbook and taste buds! Nationally renowned Chef Joel Olson of Hemmachef will show you how to create delectable dishes using fresh, local ingredients. Come hungry, and leave inspired! Today's taste test includes: Cool Three Cheese Lasagna with Tomato, Summer Squash and Basil; Fresh Tomato, Cucumber and Pickled Garlic Salad. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3306



Wednesday, August 3, 5:30-6:30 pm

Celebrate Madison’s beautiful summer evenings with the dream-inspiring sounds of local musicians at DreamBank. Stop in for the last event of our Summer Concert Music Series and check out the melodic rock pop sounds of Katie Scullin. Enjoy free snacks before you head out to enjoy a musical evening on the square. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3327


DREAM BIG: Slow Down: Change Your Pace, Reach Your Goals with Dana Zurbuchen

Thursday, August 4, 6:15-7:15 pm

Life runs at a fast pace – there’s no denying that. However, when you don’t take the time to appreciate the journey and the little wins along the way, you’re actually working against your inner self and personal long-term success. Join Dana Zurbuchen and learn the art of slowing down, and how it can help you reach your goals more quickly. You’ll leave this session with the motivation and encouragement to achieve your dreams! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3272


FITNESS EVENT: Lunchtime Yoga

Friday, August 5, Noon-12:45 pm

Friday, August 19, Noon-12:45 pm

Feel happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! Led by Cindy Weber, owner of Cinergy Fitness, this bi-weekly class offers a unique opportunity for your dreams and yoga practice to merge — a combination designed to help you achieve a renewed attitude of mindfulness. No worries if you are a yoga newbie. We’ll teach you the basics and provide you with a yoga mat.

Friday, August 5 https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3314

Friday, August 19 https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3315


FAMILY EVENT: Family Nutrition

Saturday, August 6, 9:30 am-Noon

It's never too early to help your little one create healthy habits! Join Katie from Whole Kids Nutrition and Tara from Yummy Sprout to learn the ins and outs of healthy eating as a family. Bring the whole family and learn how to put together a nutrient dense school lunch, try delicious snacks, take home simple recipes, and much more! Make this workshop an extension of your Farmer's Market Saturday! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3307


MAKERS, CRAFTERS & DOERS: Cookies and Canvas with PaintBar Madison

Sunday, August 7, Noon-2 pm

Express your creativity on canvas! Join us for a free two-hour painting class with an instructor from PaintBar Madison. You’ll be guided step-by-step as you tap into your artistic side and bring a “Tree of Life” painting to life. This event is perfect for creativity lovers ages 12 and up. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3317


SMALL BIZ: Closing the Deal: Beyond the Elevator Pitch with Nancy Depcik

Tuesday, August 9, Noon-1 pm

Dreaming of closing the deal? It starts with asking the right questions. Join Nancy Depcik and learn unique techniques for securing the deal, which can lead to increased sales and long-term business relationships. Leave with a plan for your own unshakeable success and the tools to pursue your next business dream! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3302




GEN NOW: Tapping Into Your Inner Entrepreneur

Tuesday, August 9, 6-7 pm

Starting your own business takes vision, hard work, and guts – and Tony Meives can prove it. He’ll discuss his business journey from selling cheese at Madison’s farmers’ market to owning and operating his own gym. Learn what it takes to become your own boss, and gain the inspiration to pursue your own entrepreneurial dream! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3325


CAREER DEVELOPMENT: How to Really Network: Expert Tips with April McHugh
Wednesday, August 10, 9-11 am

We all know that networking is an important component in building your business dream. Join UW-Madison Career Counselor April McHugh for a look at what networking is really about — making an authentic connection. You’ll learn some tips and tricks, and get the opportunity to put everything you’ve learned to the test by simply talking with others! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3365


FAMILY EVENT: Morning Play Date

Thursday, August 11, 10-11 am

Thursday, August 25, 10-11 am

Enjoy a morning of meeting new friends at DreamBank. While kids enjoy interactive story time and crafts, grown-ups can explore new exhibits and enjoy a cup of coffee in our inspiring space. Free snacks, fun and learning abound so bring your hungry bellies, listening ears, and colorful imaginations!

Thursday, August 11 https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3309

Thursday, August 25 https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3310


DREAM BIG: Shine Through Stories: Get Noticed with Laura Gmeinder

Thursday, August 11, 6:15-7:30 pm

Identifying what sets you apart is what helps you shine — especially in a competitive job market. Learn to build your personal brand by weaving your strengths and passions into your stories with Laura Gmeinder, certified Human Resources professional and Leadership Coach. She’ll share how she opened the door of possibility by simply looking at her life in a different way, and how you can too! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3273


FAMILY EVENT: Got Sports? With KEVA Sports

Saturday, August 13, 9:30-Noon

Come get your game on at DreamBank! KEVA Sports Center is bringing the power and energy of the game downtown for a morning of fun. Get ready for action and participate in basketball, football target toss, a soccer shootout and ring toss. Bring the whole family and get ready to discover your athletic abilities! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3311



Saturday, August 13, 1-3 pm

You asked and we listened — DreamBank needs more DIY events! We’re opening our storeroom of supplies and will have a variety of the year’s most popular crafts ready for you to try. Let your creativity flow during this imaginative afternoon! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3318


MAKERS, CRAFTERS & DOERS: Decorative Tea Towels

Sunday, August 14, Noon-2 pm

Stop into DreamBank for an afternoon of DIY fun! Personalize your very own set of tea towels with fabric markers — we’ll provide the supplies, you just bring your creativity. This event is perfect for crafters ages 12 and up. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3319


SMALL BIZ: What Business Should I Start? With James Kademan

Tuesday, August 16, 8:30-9:30 am

Dream of owning your own business? This presentation will help you discover the twists and turns that go into owning different businesses, and will help you decide which business is right for you. You'll discover the pros and cons of owning businesses like coffee shops, retail stores, restaurants, service companies and consulting firms. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3303






LEARNING LAB: Creating a Positive Life

Wednesday, August 17, Noon-1 pm

Our relationships with others are one of the most important keys to our emotional and physical well-being. Join Tina Hallis at DreamBank and discover tips for navigating and improving relationships at work and at home. You’ll also learn strategies for staying positive while dealing with the negative people in your life. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3328


SMALL BIZ: Forget Social Media — Think Social Business with Bernie Borges

Thursday, August 18, Noon-1 pm

Change the way your business uses social media with the help of Florida-based social media futurist Bernie Borges. Instead focusing on likes, shares and retweets, Borges will help you develop a social business mindset. You’ll learn how to create business outcomes through social media, such as improved customer service and sales processes, attract and retain employees, and generate new ideas for products and services. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3286


DREAM BIG: Regret-Me-Not with Jason Kotecki

Thursday, August 18, 6:15-7:15 pm

Little is more frightening than the prospect of getting to the end of your life and be haunted by one simple question: “What if?” Is there anything you can do right now to make that question irrelevant? Yes! Join us for a discussion with artist and author Jason Kotecki who will guide you through an insightful, meaningful and actionable process designed to crystallize your priorities and ensure your future is free of regret. Jason’s humorous and heartfelt approach will turn what could be a heavy topic into an evening that is sure to lighten your spirit. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3274


FAMILY EVENT: Forward Fest:  Mini-prenuers to Entrepreneurs

Saturday, August 20, 9:30-Noon

Do you have an aspiring entrepreneur in your midst? Help fuel your child’s imagination and let their creativity flow during this fun and interactive event that will get your child thinking of their dream business. They’ll visit the banker, create their advertising brochure and sell their own paper airplanes! Stop in any time between 9:30 and noon for this open house-style event. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3312


MAKERS, CRAFTERS & DOERS: Wood Canvases with Heidi LeHew

Sunday, August 21, Noon-2 pm

Fill your home with DIY décor that displays your creativity! Heidi LeHew, DIY expert and owner of ReKindled, will lead this hands-on event, where you’ll be painting wood canvases for a beautiful piece to add to your home. This workshop is perfect for ages 12 and up. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3321


SMALL BIZ: Lean Startup Workshop

Tuesday, August 23, 9:00-11:00 am   

Gain the tools you need to get started on your business dream! Eric Steege will present the Lean Startup methodology, and how you can use it to bring your business plan to life. You’ll participate in an interactive business model activity, and learn key steps toward building a successful company. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3304


LEARNING LAB: Breaking the Sugar Habit

Wednesday, August 24, 6:15-7:15 pm

Dreaming of leading a healthier lifestyle? One place to start is assessing your sugar habit. Join Margaret Eich, MS, RDN, as she covers the health risks associated with excess sugar and gives you the lowdown on artificial sweeteners. You’ll leave with tips, tricks and recipe modifications to help you break the sugar habit! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3331


DREAM BIG: Balancing Power Tools and Burp Rags with Heidi LeHew

Thursday, August 25, 6:15-7:30 pm

Finding that balance between living your life and pursuing your dream can feel overwhelming, maybe even feel impossible. However, with a little creativity, you can have your cake and eat it too. Join Heidi LeHew, owner of ReKindled, as she shares her empowering story of finding balance to reach her dream. Get motivated to define your goals, stay on course and challenge yourself to reach higher than ever before! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3275


FAMILY EVENT: Sustainable DIY Chia Pets

Saturday, August 27, 9:30-Noon

Celebrate sustainability while flexing your creativity at DreamBank. With the help of recycled bottles, you’ll make a Chia Pet that you can take home! Bring the whole family for a morning of eco-friendly fun and inspiration. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3313


MAKERS, CRAFTERS & DOERS: Tissue Paper Collage

Sunday, August 28, Noon-2 pm

Local artist Maureen Tillman leads this fun event where you’ll create a tissue paper collage out of a few simple supplies. Leave with a beautiful piece of art that showcases your unique personality and will remind you of the passions you are pursuing in your life. This workshop is the perfect time to unwind and unleash your creative spirit! We’ll provide the supplies, you just bring your creativity. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3322


SMALL BIZ: The Art of Creating Engaging Content with Shelby Deering

Tuesday, August 30, Noon-1 pm

Are you creating content that inspires your customers to feel engaged and get excited about your brand? Freelance writer and editor Shelby Deering will share her secrets for developing content that will draw in customers and keep them connected to your brand through blogging, social media posts, and other forms of storytelling. https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3305


LEARNING LAB: Laser Life Coaching

Wednesday, August 31, 11:30 am -1 pm

Boost your confidence and break through obstacles to pursue your dream! Three experienced, certified life coaches will provide free 15-20 minute “laser” sessions to help you gain clarity and see your passions from a new perspective. Step into the focused attention you need as you bring your dreams to life! https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=3332