Please NOTE: Hy-Vee will be hiring over 400 employees for their new location on Whitney Way.  Application workshops are being held: Feb 26 and March 6 10-noon at the Meadowood Center, and  March 5  5:30-7:30 p.m. at Falk School.  Call ahead to register.  Call 608-509-5896.

Wednesday, Feb. 13  10:30 a.m.
Southwest Madison Triad presents “Light Search and Rescue,” which will tell civilians how to assist safely in the immediate aftermath of a disaster.  Lori Wirth of the Madison Fire Department will present at Prairie Park Apartments.
Friday, Feb. 15  8:15 p.m.
Romance under the Stars, special Valentine’s Day Planetarium show.  MMSD planetarium, 201 S. Gammon Road. $15 per couple. This is a fund-raiser for the planetarium.  A rose and chocolates for each couple. Register by Feb. 13. To register, go to (code42680) or call 204-3021. Adults only. Feb. 14 show sold out.Tuesday, Feb. 19  Primary Election  7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Primary election for school board, supreme court judges and alders. Check the League of Women Voters website for Candidates Answers and more information.

Thursday, Feb. 21   6:30 p.m.
Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association board meeting at the West District Community Room.  Mike Bruce from Joining Forces for Families (JFF) will report on activities in the Russet/Balsam neighborhood.  JFF has been working actively to bring services to Southwest Madison.

Friday, Feb. 22  6:00 p.m.
Meadowood Life Stories Writers Reading. The Meadowood Life Stories Writing Group will read from their work at the Sequoya Branch Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd.The Life Stories Writing Group meets Mondays at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center to capture and preserve those pieces of memory that make up our lives.

Tuesday, Feb. 26  6:30 p.m.

Madison Common Council will vote on purchasing a duplex on Theresa Terrace for a neighborhood center.  The meeting is in the City-County Building, Room 201.

Friday, March 1    6-8 p.m.
Mother-Son Beach Party at the Warner Park Recreation Center.  Cost:$15 per couple, $5 more for each additional son.  Fun, games, photos.  Get tickets early.  Call 245-3690.March  2    9:00 a.m.- noon
Retain the Rain Workshop.  Learn about rain gardens, native landscaping, rain barrels.  At the Verona Public Library.  Cost: $5.  To register, go to