Upcoming events

    • November 27, 2019
    • May 22, 2020
    • 12 sessions
    Breakfast 
    Get-Togethers
    On
    2nd and 4th Fridays
     on Campus and East Side


    NOTE:

    NEW LOCATION STARTING November 27, 2019:

    On the fourth Friday of each month we will meet at the Monona Garden Restaurant, 6501 Bridge Road in Monona.  More information follows: 


    Make new friends, meet new PLATO members and folks there for a cup of coffee. 

        2nd Friday @ The University Club

          and 

         4th Friday @ Monona Garden Restaurant


    2nd Friday at University Club: 


    Campus Breakfast at University Club on "UW's Library Mall":

    • Day: Meets on second Friday of each month. 

    • Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
    • Breakfast Menu and hours
    • Place: University Club, 803 State Street, "on Library Mall" 
    • Ask for the PLATO breakfast location
    • Parking: Parking available under Helen C. White and the City's  Lake Street public ramp.
    • Organizer: Sharon Scrattish
    • RSVP or Questions?: Let Sharon know you're coming the Wednesday before the breakfast by email or phone (sscratti@gmail.com or 608 280 8050)
    • Location of University Club: 
    803 State St, Madison, WI 53703
    On the Library Mall

    Questions? Sharon's contact information is:  sscratti@gmail.

    com or 608 280 8050

     

    Eastside location on 4th Friday @ Monona Garden Restaurant 


     Breakfast at Monona Garden Restaurant:

    • Day: Meets on fourth Friday of each month. 
    • Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
    • Place: Monona Garden Restaurant
    • Full service, casual, upbeat, family-friendly restaurant. 
    • Parking: Parking is available in the Restaurant surface lot. 
    • Organizer: Sharon Scrattish
    • RSVP: Let Sharon know you're coming by email or phone, below.
    • Location of Restaurant: 
          6501 Bridge Road 

          Monona, WI   53713

           (608) 223-9707 

    Questions? 

    Sharon's contact information is:  sscratti@gmail.com or 608 280 8050




     



    • February 07, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Oro's Executive Dining Room, 1st Floor, Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue
    • 24


    PLATO Lunch Group prior to Global Hotspots

    Beginning at 11:30 am, we'll meet at Oro's Executive Dining Room on the first floor of the Fluno Center.  Ask for the PLATO table. 

    Please call ahead to let them know the dates that you plan to dine at the PLATO table.  Oro's staff appreciate knowing roughly how many people are coming so they can set aside tables for us.  For reservations call

    Tivvi Mauer at (608) 441-7310 

    or contact the dining room directly at (608) 441-7101.

    The Oros Executive Dining Room is open to the public and offers a buffet lunch serving locally fresh and sustainable seasonal fare. "Be sure to save room for our delectable house-made dessert selections". 

    Following lunch, we will proceed to the Lecture Hall to attend the Global Hotspots Lecture, also on the first floor, across from the restaurant.  Most lectures are very popular and fill up the auditorium by 1:15 pm.  Please allow enough time to find seating.   

    REMINDER: Global Hotspots Lectures are offered by the UW Alumni Association and require a registration to ensure seating.  Sign-up through the UW Alumni Association: 

    Registration

     

     


    • February 19, 2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin Street

    The PLATO Spring Open House is held the third Wednesday in February.

    This year the date is February 19. It will be held at the Madison Senior Center from 1:30 to 3:00 pm.

    At the Spring Open House, meet the coordinators from the 40+ courses that are offered every Spring.  Members, new members and interested individuals can speak with coordinators about their course, pick up any handouts, etc.  and get excited about the courses beginning the following week. 

    Special Events committee members are on hand to answer questions about: current and upcoming trips, Breakfast Get- Togethers, walking tours of local, county and state parks in the Dane County area, and Lectures. 

    Other committees with representatives are Diversity, membership, scholarship fund, as well as a representative of the membership published Agora magazine.

    As you enter the Senior Center stop at the Curriculum table to pick up a course schedule. Then move about the room talking with committee and coordinators members - all are volunteers, putting Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO) into action.

    Volunteers keep all our activities going strong.  Please consider becoming involved.

    New members are invited to stop at the Membership and the Board table to find out more about PLATO activities and the many benefits in becoming a member.

    • June 12, 2020
    • August 28, 2020
    • 6 sessions
    Breakfast Get-Togethers 
    2nd and 4th Fridays
     on UW-Madison Campus 


    Make new friends & meet other PLATO members while having a beverage and a bite of breakfast!

    2nd Friday @ The University Club  and 

    4th Friday @ Memorial Union Terrace


    2nd Friday at University Club: 


    Campus Breakfast at University Club on "UW's Library Mall"

         803 State St, Madison, WI 53703
        (Library Mall west of Univ. Book Store)


    • Day: Meets on second Friday of each month.
    • Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
    • Breakfast Menu and hours
    • Place: University Club, 803 State Street, "on Library Mall" 
    • Ask for the PLATO breakfast location
    • Parking: Parking available under Helen C. White and the City's  Lake Street public ramp.
    • Organizer: Sharon Scrattish
    • RSVP or Questions?: Let Sharon know you're coming the Wednesday before the breakfast by email or phone (sscratti@gmail.com or 608 280 8050)
    Questions? Sharon's contact information is:  sscratti@gmail.com or 608 280 8050

     &

    4th Friday @ Memorial Union Terrace


    Memorial Union Terrace:

    • Day: Meets on fourth Friday of each month. 
    • Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
    • Place: Meet in the area behind the Rathskellar at the Terrace
    • Hot breakfasts available or bakery and bagels, coffee, tea, ice cream, and more inside the Union!
    • Go to the Memorial Union website for Parking & other Terrace info
    • Organizer: Sharon Scrattish
    • RSVP: Let Sharon know you're coming by email or phone:
    Questions? Sharon's contact information is:  sscratti@gmail.com or 608 280 8050

PLATO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in association with:

For more information about PLATO, contact:

Edie Urness-Pondillo
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715
Email: info@platomadison.org
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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