Thursday, May 2   6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Discuss first steps in making Falk a “community school.”  This is a follow-up meeting to a previous brain-storming session.  Falk School library.  This time the choices will be narrowed to a number of items to act upon.

Thursday, May 9  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
First session on the renovation of the Meadowridge Library.  This is your opportunity to offer your vision for the library.  What should it be?  What should it look like?  What should it offer?  Former Ace Hardware Store.  Meadowood Center.  The follow-up meetings are June 6 and June 20.

Thursday, May 9  7:00 p.m.
First Madison budget conversation, Work/Invent & Create.  Share your ideas for making Madison a better place to live, learn, work and play. Madison Senior Center, 330 West Mifflin.  You can also share your ideas at

Wednesday, May 15  7:00 p.m.
Second budget conversation, Get Around/Build Opportunity for All. Packers Community Center Room, 1927 Northport Drive.

Thursday, May 16 6:30 p.m.
“Bridging the Cultural Divide, Part 2–A Conversation with Neighborhood Youth.” Prairie Hills is sponsoring a discussion with Southwest Madison teens about communication between teens and adults.  Informal.  At Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ, 1501 Gilbert Road. Refreshments.

Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18 8 a.m. -3 p.m.

Prairie Hills neighborhood garage sale.  We will advertise and provide signs (limited number) and a list of participating addresses that you can share.  To be listed and/or get a sign, respond to this email or contact Gloria at 288-8160.

Saturday, May 25  12-3 p.m.
Falk School Multicultural Fair and Fun Fair Raffle.  Volunteer to help.  Donate items for the raffle.  Contact Mya Curtis  658-2648.

MSCR has lots of fun camps this summer: CR8TV U Camp, Healthy You, Girls on the Move, and many more.  Go to

Domestic Violence Help
Domestic violence continues to be an issue that the Madison Police Department deals with on a consistent basis.  Domestic abuse can happen to anyone, regardless of race, income, education, gender, sexual orientation, age or religion.
Our local domestic abuse agency for Dane County, Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS), offers a variety of resources and services for victims, their family and friends, and for anyone who is unsure if they are in an abusive relationship.  Their website also provides a lot of helpful information for the general public, as well as ways the public can support the DAIS mission.  DAIS has a 24-hour help line at (608) 251-4445 or (800) 747-4045.  The DAIS website is: