Obey-Petri Lecture Series: Civic Participation Lecture Spring Series

Retired U.S. Congressmen Dave Obey, from Wisconsin’s 7th District, and Tom Petri, from Wisconsin’s 6th District, are going on the road to campuses and classes across the state in a Civic Participation Lecture Series in March and April.

With a combined total of 70 years in public service, these long-time public servants are eager to share their experiences and expertise on a wide array of issues both domestic and international.

Here are the talks scheduled in March and April.

Date: Monday, March 9
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: UW-Marshfield Wood County
Room 231
2300 W. Fifth St.
Marshfield, WI

Date: Tuesday, March 10
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Nicolet Area Technical College
Nicolet College Theater
5364 College Dr.
Rhinelander, WI

Date: Tuesday, March 10
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Mercer Public Library
2648 Margaret St.
Mercer, WI

Date: Wednesday, March 11
Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Northland College
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
1411 S. Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI

Date: Wednesday, March 11
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: UW-Barron County
Blue Hills Lecture Hall
1800 College Dr.
Rice Lake, WI

Date: Thursday, March 12
Time: 9:50 a.m.
Location: Cadott High School
426 Myrtle St.
Cadott, WI

Date: Monday, April 13
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: UW-Madison
Memorial Union: Tripp Commons
800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI

Date: Tuesday, April 14
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC)
700 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI

Date: Wednesday, April 15
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: The Madison Club
5 E. Wilson St.
Madison, WI
Check-in: 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $19 for program, buffet luncheon
Preregistration required. Call 608-255-4861 or email:

Date: Wednesday, April 15
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Location: Edgewood College
108 Sonderegger Science Center
1000 Edgewood College Dr.
Madison, WI

Date: Thursday, April 16
Time: 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: UW-Waukesha
Lunt-Fontanne Theater
1500 N. University Dr.
Waukesha, WI
Admission: $4, to reserve tickets, call 262-521-5212