Please NOTE:
The employment workshop listed for Feb. 26 is actually on Feb. 27 at Meadowood Center.  The other two remain the same: 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.
Monday, Feb. 18  7:00-9:00 p.m.
Board of Education Candidate Forum for the primary being held on Tuesday.
Sponsored By West House Connection, Madison West High School PTSO.
At the Urban League of Greater Madison, 2222 South Park St.,1st Floor Rooms A&B Located Directly Off the Lobby.

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.  To check your registration and polling place, go to:

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. The proposal has already passed two hurdles and this is the final vote.  Please show your support by either attending the Common Council meeting or sending an email to all alders.  To do this, go to the Common Council website:


Mondays at 10:30
Preschool Storytime at the Meadowridge Library.  A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Free. Groups welcome.

Skating and Sledding at Elver Park
The skating rink is open, weather permitting, and sledding is available as well. Madison Parks has snow making equipment for the sledding hill. Snow can be made when temperatures are below freezing for several days. Sledding hill has lights for evening sledding.

Helpful Hints

Free sand is available at Elver Park.  Bring you own pails and shovel.

To report problems like stray animals, grafitti, abandoned cars, go to