Category Archives: Community

Sun Prairie Spring 2016 LOCAL ELECTION GUIDE

The presidential primaries will bring many voters to the ballot on April 5, and the Sun Prairie City Clerk expects high local turnout. But are you ready to vote the whole ballot? It’s probably longer than you think! And while … Continue reading

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SPARC’s Sun Prairie Spring Election Guide 2015

Wondering who to vote for?  Make an informed decision April 7! Sun Prairie has some big choices this spring, and SPARC hopes our candidate forums will help you make your decision by finding out where the candidates stand on issues … Continue reading

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SPASD – and SPARC – take huge step forward in fighting student hunger!

Dear friends, SPARC is thrilled to report a major step forward in our efforts to advocate on the issue of student hunger and the problem of teachers & staff trying to help by paying out-of-pocket to feed kids at school. … Continue reading

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SPARC to host Progressive Partners Picnic at Orfan Park August 3

The Progressive Partners of Wisconsin’s Second Congressional District summer picnic will be held Sunday, August 3, from 1-4pm at Orfan Park in Sun Prairie!  The Sun Prairie Action Resource Coalition is excited to host this quarterly meeting for the first … Continue reading

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Grow It Forward! A Community Art & Action Project

Want to see how far one little act of kindness can go? GROW IT FORWARD at the Sun Prairie Public Library! SPARC’s Grow it Forward Community Art & Action Project is a collaborative effort to “grow” an interactive garden mural … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: PFLAG forming local chapter of LGBT allies, meeting June 1st

Paul Esser, former mayor of Sun Prairie, spoke at a recent SPARC meeting of his efforts to organize a local chapter of PFLAG, a national organization supporting LGBT individuals and their families.  While Madison has its own PFLAG chapter, there’s … Continue reading

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Growing Community: May 29 Seedfolks Art & Action event at library

The Sun Prairie Action Resource Coalition (SPARC) is thrilled to collaborate with the Sun Prairie Public library through a “Growing Community” project that connects the Sun Prairie Reads novel, Seedfolks, by Paul Fleischman, to local actions that connect our community. … Continue reading

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SPARC’s 3rd Annual Garage Sale! Announcement + Volunteer Opportunity

Support a great cause & connect with local friends at our 3rd annual SPARC Garage Sale May 1-3, 2014, 751 Eddington Drive Hours: Thursday May 1: 7:30am – 5:30pm Friday May 2: 7:30am – 5:30pm Saturday May 3: 8 am … Continue reading

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Update: May 1st Education Event to feature Karen Lewis & John Kuhn

As some of you may have heard, Diane Ravitch is unable to join us on May 1st to discuss her new book.  And while we’re disappointed and hope she recovers quickly, I wanted to let you know that the event … Continue reading

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Join us! An Evening with Diane Ravitch, May 1, 2014

UPDATE 4/14/14: Unfortunately, Diane Ravitch will not be able to attend the May 1st event in Madison due to an injury, but Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis and Texas school superintendent John Kuhn are confirmed.  Click here for details … Continue reading

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