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Watermelon Salad
So much watermelon, so little time...here's a fresh idea for you! 8 cups cubed seedless watermelon (about 1 medium watermelon) 1 small red onion, cut into thin rings 1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts or slivered almonds, toasted* 1 cup...
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Brain Strain
52% of women have not given a guy a second date because of THIS Incorrect Guesses:  they didn't pay for dinner, the way they dress, their name   Correct Answer:  bad or too much cologne
Brain Strain
Although we all probably did THIS as kids, only 20% of us has also done it as an adult Incorrect Guesses:  jumping rope, riding a roller coaster, stealing, wetting the bed, watching cartoons, jumping off the diving board, jumping on atrampoline,...
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Lemonade Chicken
Hot summer days scream for slow cooker recipes...like this one! 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 oz each) 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate 3 tbsp ketchup 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp cider vinegar 2 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp cold...
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Brain Strain
You might think it's OK to do THIS at work, but 80% of your co-workers say, no way. Incorrect Guesses:  log onto Facebook, pick your nose, pick your teeth Correct Answer:  clip your fingernails
Brain Strain
In a survey of office managers, THIS was their number one complaint Incorrect Guesses:  too much paperwork, coffee breaks are too long, people calling in sick, tardiness Correct Answer:  Too cold (#2 complaint too hot)
3-in-1 Salad
It's a chicken salad and a potato salad and a green salad, all in one!!  (Big recipe: 12 servings) 1-1/2 cups cubed red potatoes Dressing: 1/4 cup finely choped onion 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup lemon...
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Brain Strain
4 people will die from THIS in America this year Incorrect Guesses;  shark attack, getting locked in the out house, rock climbing, too much sun, flu, snake bite, fall in the shower, choke on their tooth brush, texting while driving, shaving,...
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Brain Strain
The price of one of THESE will usually change about 70 times before selling out. Incorrect Guess:  car   Correct Answer:  airline tickets
Brain Strain
Doing THIS for 12 straight hours would burn an entire pound of body fat Incorrect Guesses:  running, walking, sleeping, eating, kissing, reading, jumping rope, texting, sex, dancing Correct Answer:  playing ping pomg
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EVENTS

August 13 - 16 - Milwaukee's Irish Fest


When: Thursday, August 13 through Sunday, August 16th
Where: Henry W. Maier Lakefront Festival Park (Summerfest grounds)
What: Join us in saying "cheers" to 35 years of Milwaukee's Irish Fest. From Celtic Rock and a pint, to traditional fiddle and a cup of tea, you'll find it at the World's Largest celebration of Irish music and culture. Plus, there's plenty of food, shopping, dancing and Irish Spirit for the whole family.

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August 1 - National Mustard Day


When: Saturday, August 1st
Where: Downtown Middleton
What: Saturday, August 1st is Natioanl Mustard Day in downtown Middleton! It's a full day of fun for the whole family featuring food, games, live music, free hot dogs and lots of mustards! Sample mustards from around the world!

August 5 - Mallards


When: Wednesday, August 5th at 7:05pm
Where: The Duck Pond (Warner Park) at 2920 N. Sherman Ave in Madison
WhatSay hey to WOLX street team from 5:30pm - 7:15pm and enter to win great prizes!  Stick around for the game at 7:05 to see the Mallards take on the Alexandria Blue Anchors. Charcter Communications team poster giveaway, Pickett's Paving driveway giveaway, Kalahari Resorts Indoor Theme Park pass giveaway to the first 500 fans

August 14 & 15 - Waupun Truck N' Show


When: August 14th from 8:00am - 11:00pm & August 15th from 7:00am - 11:00pm
Where: Waupun Community Center (Spring Street & Fond du Lac Street, Bus 151)
What: The 26th annual Waupun Truck N' Show isn't just about trucks. While trucks are crammed in every corner of the Truck-n-Show grounds, there's just enough space left for everyone to relax and enjoy the bands, food stands, exhibits and beverages offered throughout the weekend. Camping grounds available. No bicycles, scooters, inline skates, skateboards allowed on grounds).

Great food and family fun. Bring the whole family. Free admission for spectators!

August 15 - Spring Green Car Show


When: Saturday, August 15th 8am-4pm
Where: Downtown - Spring Green
What: Come have a good time, see some COOL cars and make new friends at the Spring Green Car Show! 36 Classes - 114 Trophies!  Cash prize for best club participation and dash plaques for the first 400 cars day of show!

August 20-23 - Sun Prairie's Corn Fest


When: Thursday, August 20th-Sunday August 23rd
Where: Angell Park (100 Park Street, Sun Prairie, WI)
What: Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival occurs Thursday, August 20 through Sunday, August 23 at Angell Park. Enjoy free entertainment, children’s activities, a petting zoo, carnival midway, and much more!

August 22 - "Life Is A Dance" Release Party


When: Saturday, August 22nd 4:00pm-Close
Where: Monona Terrace
What: Release party of the future hit single “Life Is A Dance” by Kurtis D. Welton. Join us at the Monona Terrace for the party of the summer! Festivities begin at 4:00 p.m. and will go to close. Live music and dancing will be available, special surprises included! No cover charge! Food and Gifts for attendees, includes a cash bar. You won’t want to miss this event! For more information contact joev@buildtosuit.com or call (608) 833-5590.

August 23 - Sundae Fundae Ice Cream Festival


When: Sunday, August 23rd from 12:00pm (noon) until 5:00pm
Where: Olbirch Gardens on Atwood Avenue
What: Madison's first annual Sundae Fundae Ice Cream Festival will be hosted at Olbrich Gardens on Atwood Avenue on Sunday, August 23rd from noon until 5pm. This is Madison's first major Ice Cream Festival at Olbrich Gardens featuring ice cream, custard, and fro-yo from local brands such as Schoep's Ice Cream, Michaels Frozen Custard, Sassy Cow Creamery, Calliope Ice Cream, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, A&W Windsor and Java Cat Gelato.

Passports will be on sale for $10 at the event or on MyMadisonPerks.com (coming soon). Your passport gets you (1) free sample from each of our vendors! 

Enjoy games, craft activities and entertainment throughout the day in the beautiful Olbrich Gardens.

Sundae Fundae will in part benefit the Wil-Mar Neighborhood and Olbrich Gardens.

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August 23 - Paws for Pints


When: Sunday, August 23rd from 12pm - 3pm
Where: Wisconsin Brewing Company (1079 American Way in Verona, WI)
What: Cat Care Clinic presents Paws for Pints, a celebration of cats at Wisconsin Brewing Company! Amazing raffle prizes, concessions, cat crafts for kids, face painting, fun contests, brewery tours, a history of cats in brewing.

Fundraiser for Dane County Humane Society. $10 donation = 1 beer, 1 raffle ticket & lots of fun!
 

August 28 - 30 - Middleton's Good Neighbor Festival


When: Friday, August 28th through Sunday, August 30th
Where: 7420 North Avenue in Middleton, WI
What:  "Grounded in Tradition, Growing Our Future" is the theme of this year's Good Neighbor Festival in Middleton. Each August, the town turns out for three days of good old-fashioned family fun. There's live music from local artists, an array of carnival games and, of course, Wisconsin-inspired food galore. To top it off, the last day features an all-encompassing parade showcasing the people and places that make the city thrive. In the spirit of community, all proceeds from the festival are put back into the hands of local organizations, like the Boy and Girl Scouts, The Lions Club, and youth hockey teams.

September 26 - Scott Miller at Sleep Number


When: Saturday, September 26th from 11am til 1pm
Where: Sleep Number at 4602 E. Washington Avenue in Madison, WI
What: Join 94.9 WOLX and Scott Miller at Sleep Number's grand opening of the new EAST side store location on Saturday, September 26th from 11am to 1pm.