Tuesday, Sept. 17  5:30-6:30 p.m.

Free introductory workshop on tennis, hosted by Madison Parks and led by the Wisconsin Tennis Association, at Vilas Park Tennis Courts (702 S. Randall).  Members of the Association will provide basic instruction on the sport of tennis, including proper technique, scoring and equipment. Also demos and a chance to practice your new skills. Limited tennis racquets are available.  All ages and experience levels welcome. Call 266-4711.
Wednesday, Sept. 18  9:30-11:30 a.m.
Hook Up: An Employment Connections Group. Meadowood Community Center offers WEEKLY assistance with job search, job leads, computer assistance, resume development and other services. Participants receive one-on-one service for those seeking employment. New job leads are printed out each week. This is a collaborative program with Joining Forces for Families and FoodShare Employment an Training Program.
Wednesday, Sept. 18 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Beltline public meeting.  Have your say about improvements for the beltline.  At the Boys and Girls Club gym (4619 Jenewein Road).  For more info, call 246-7928.  
Wednesday, Sept. 18  
Last day to register for Safe Communities “Only Leaves Should Fall: A Falls Prevention Seminar.”  To be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, 11:30-2:30 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church (326 S. Segoe Road).  For more info, call 441-3060.
Thursday, Sept. 19  6:30 -8:00 p.m.
Prairie Hills annual membership meeting--“The Past, Present and Future.”  Alder Matt Phair will speak on what the city is doing in the Prairie Hills Neighborhood and in the City of Madison. Refreshments, door prizes, meet your neighbors.  At Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (1701 McKenna Blvd).
Friday, Sept. 20  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
2013 Dane County/State Triad Crime Prevention and Safety Conference and Expo.  American Family Insurance at 6000 American Parkway. Speakers, workshops and resource tables.  Topics include intro to social media, bullying in senior housing, self defense, scams and frauds and more.  Registration is $20.  For more info, contact RSVP of Dane County  441-7897.
Monday, Sept. 23 8:00 a.m.-6 p.m.
Placemaking: Building on the Social Landscape. A one-day conference at Monona Terrace. Keynote is Fred Kent, a leading authority on revitalizing public spaces.  Great workshops and sessions.  Cost is $75 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and post-conference reception.  For more info, go to: http://placemakingconferencemadison.eventbrite.com/
Monday, Sept. 23 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Beltline public meeting at Middleton City Hall Council Chambers (7426 Hubbard Ave).
Thursday, Sept. 26 5:30 p.m.
Public Forum to discuss proposed 2014 Rhythm and Booms Fireworks Event. At the Madison Water Utility (119 East Olin Avenue).
Fun for All:
Group Hayrides.  Through Madison Parks. Perfect for birthday parties, scout troops, school or work parties.  One hour: 30-minute ride, 30-minute campfire with s’mores. Call 266-4711. Advance registration required.  Cost: $85 + tax per group, 1-24 people.