Alternate Side parking begins November 15.
Leaf and brush collection is in full swing.  To check the schedule for the West Side, go to:
Free mammograms are available through the Wisconsin Well Woman Program.  Call 242-6392 for more info.
Tuesday, Nov. 12  5:00
Gaming at the Meadowridge Library.  For kids 7 and up.
Tuesday, Nov. 12  7:00 p.m.
“An Evening of Game Design, Art & Animation” Lecture Hall, Monona Terrace.  From Soldier of Fortune to Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Bobby Duncanson and Jeff Butler have worked on dozens of popular games both separately and together to help shape the modern industry of video game design and production.  Free lecture.
Wednesday, Nov. 13  10:30 a.m.
“Mail Fraud: A Growing Problem,” presented by Brian Haraway, U.S.. Postal Service.  Prairie Park Apts. (6530 Schroeder Road).  Free. Sponsored by Southwest Madison Triad.
Wednesday, Nov. 13  1:00 p.m.
Writing class with Teri Berthold.  Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Road).  How to begin writing your great American novel or your family history.  Free.
Friday, Nov. 15  –  January 2, 2014, Dusk to Dawn
Holiday Lights are up at Olin-Turville Park.  Enjoy this annual event featuring dazzling lights and music; a magical world like you’ve never seen before. Admission is free, donations appreciated.  For more information on the Holiday Fantasy of Lights, visit
Saturday, Nov. 16  5:30 and 8:30 p.m.
See the holiday lights on a hayrack. At Olin-Turville Park. Take a hayride through the Holiday Fantasy of Lights. No reservations are needed!  Only $2/person. All hayrides will begin at the Turville Woods parking lot near the corner of John Nolan Drive and Olin Ave. For more info:
Monday, Nov. 18 starting at 8:30 a.m.
E-readers 101.  The public library offers free downloadable Ebooks.  Learn to use the library’s free eBook service.  Free personalized training at the Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Road).  First appointment at 8:30 a.m.  Call 270-4290 to register.
Monday, Nov. 18  5:00 p.m.

Bucky Book Swap.  If you want to trade Bucky Book coupons, this is your chance.  Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Road).