Neighborhood News
Construction on the renovation of the Meadowridge Library and the Meadowood Neighborhood Center will begin in January.  Expected completion is nine months.
A splash pad will be constructed at Elver Park, featuring areas for young children, families and teens.  Expected completion Aug. 2014.The West Police District has a survey they would like you to fill out.  Go to:

Upcoming Events

Now through Nov. 3  7:00-10:00p.m.
Madison Jaycees Haunted Barn.  “Horror in the Dark at Olin Park” is considered the best haunted house in Madison.  Location is Olin Park 1156 Olin-Turville Court.  Cost $8. Handicap accessible.  Go to:

http://www.hauntedwisconsin. com/events/horror-in-the-dark/

Monday, Oct. 28- Wednesday, Oct. 30  3-5 p.m.
Kids, get flashing reflector lights at the Fire Station on McKenna for a safer Halloween.  Provided by the the Madison Fire Department and the Department of Transportation.

Tuesday, Oct. 29 4:00 p.m.
Library Lego Club.  Meadowridge Library. A different theme each session, along with some stories and pictures to inspire the imagination.  Join other LEGO fans and build your own creations.

Thursday, Oct. 31  4-8 p.m.
Trick or treat.  Madison does not have an official trick or treat schedule but suggests 4-8 p.m.  Watch out for the goblins on the streets.

Thursday, Oct. 31 1-3 p.m.
Dancing at the Madison Senior Center to the big band music of the Senior Showcase Band.  No charge the last Thursday of the month.

Friday, Nov. 1  10:30-11:30  a.m.
Strong Women, Strong People Class. Learn strength training that focuses on improving health and well-being.  At the Madison Senior Center. A six weeks program. $30 for returning participants, $35 for new people.  Call 266-6851 for more information.

Coming up in November
Volunteer now for the Kettle. Salvation Army ringers start Nov. 15.  Go to  or call 250-2235.

Wednesday, Nov. 6  10 a.m.-3 p.m.
HyVee is opening a new store in Fitchburg in 2014.  Information about jobs at HyVee at the Dane County Job Center, 1819 Aberg Ave.

Sunday, November 10, 10:00 a.m.
Healthcare Reform. Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Boulevard

Physicians: Dr. Melissa Stiles and Dr. Laurel Mark will address the upcoming changes with the new health care law, the Affordable Care Act, discuss the limitations of the law and what it means for you.