2-day ‘Young, Gifted and Dreaming Fearlessly’ summit kicks off Thursday | Neighborhoods

Young entrepreneurs, achievers conference

Join young entrepreneurs, entertainers and achievers in various fields from around the country for the two-day “Young, Gifted and Dreaming Fearlessly” summit. Listen to panel discussions and keynote speakers for free from 6 to 8:20 p.m. Thursday at the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St., and from 9:45 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Friday at the American Family Insurance NHQ auditorium, 6000 American Parkway. Topics including tackling challenges, networking, building a “dream village” and paying it forward will be addressed. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and CNN contributor and author Van Jones will be among the attendees. For more information or to register for the first day, go to go.madison.com/day1. To register for the second day, go to go.madison.com/day2.

Grant writing for artists

All about Indian mounds

Learn about the 4,000 remaining Indian burial grounds in Wisconsin during a discussion with Robert Birmingham, co-author of the book “Indian Mounds of Wisconsin.” Birmingham will discuss the mounds, which date back 15,000 to 20,000 years, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 N. Carroll St. A $3 donation is suggested. For more information, go to go.madison.com/indian-mounds, call 264-6555 or email [email protected].

Dog park meeting

The Brittingham Dog Park, 326 S. Broom St., is being redesigned to make it more usable and inviting and to better reflect the aesthetics of Downtown Madison. The project will be discussed at the first of two public input and informational meetings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Capitol Lakes Retirement Community Grand Hall, 333 W. Main St. For more information, go to go.madison.com/dog-park or contact Sarah Lerner at 266-4711 or [email protected]. For more, see the story on Page B1.

Plans for Pinney Library

Preliminary plans for the new Pinney Library will be unveiled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the current Pinney Library, 204 Cottage Grove Road. For more, see the story on Page B1.

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