Thursday, May 23  6:00-7:30
Toki Middle School hosts an informational session on a new instructional model called, Expeditionary Learning. “What is it?” and “How does it affect learning?”  Toki cafeteria. All are welcome.
Thursday, May 23  7:00 p.m.
Madison city budget conversation meeting at Jefferson Middle School.  Share your ideas before the budget is written. You can also share your ideas at
Thursday, May 23, and Friday, May 24  12-5 p.m.
Olbrich’s Leaf Mulch Sale. Buy the same mulch used in Olbrich’s gardens. The shredded, composted leaves enrich soil and provide nourishment and protection for your gardens, shrubs, and trees. Drive-through service. Bags – $6.50 each + tax .
Saturday, May 25  noon-3 p.m.
Falk School Multicultural Fun Fair.  Games, food, bake sale, raffle. Sponsored by Falk PTO. Proceeds support learning activities at Falk including books and computer programs.
Wednesday, May 29, June 5 & 12   9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
D.A.N.E. Citizen Advocacy Workshops. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1701 McKenna. For people of all ages interested in learning more about how government works, how it affects older adults, and how to advocate for change at the local, state and national level. Speakers include: Mayor Paul Soglin, Joe Parisi, Dane County Executive, Lynn Green, Director of the Department of Human Services, John Hendrick, Dane County Board Chair, and others. The cost is $7.00 per session. Lunch is an additional $10.00 per session. Scholarships available.  For information and to register call 608-441-7897 or e-mail

Thursday, May 30  6:30-8:00

A Conversation with Jennifer Cheatham, the new Madison school superintendent.  At  at La Follette High School.  Last session.  Your chance to tell the “goods” and “bads” about the Madison School District.