Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Madison Madison officials received confirmation of the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on the north side of Madison near Warner Park. As a result, Dane County will be quarantined. The quarantine prohibits some wood products from being moved out of the county to areas that are not infested.
Upcoming Events from Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association
Wednesday, Dec. 4  5:00 p.m.
Read to a dog at the Meadowridge Public Library.  Kids love this activity. Time slots available on a first come, first served basis.

Thursday, Dec. 5  6:30 p.m.
Prairie Hills NA board meeting at Good Shepherd Church (5701 Raymond Road, park in back).  Planning for the next few weeks and next year.  The agenda can be found on the website: .

Friday, Dec. 6  6-8 p.m.
Violence Awareness Seminar.  For middle and high school students in the greater Meadowood area.  Will present perspectives on violence and connect youth to positive programs designed to provide alternatives to violence.  At Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (5701 Raymond Rd).  More info?  Contact Sheray Wallace at

Saturday, Dec. 7  1:30 p.m.
Cookie Fun at the Meadowridge library.  Stories, games, and your own decorated cookie to take home.  Children 6 and under need to be with an adult.

Saturday, Dec. 7  1-3 p.m.
Neighborhood Holiday Party.  At the Meadowood Center.  Cookies and punch and arts and crafts.  Sponsored by the four SW Madison neighborhood associations. Young  children must be accompanied by an adult.

Coming Up
Tuesday, Dec. 10  4:00 p m.
Gaming at the Library.  For school-age children.  Learn how to play or just play.  Meadowridge Library.
Wednesday, Dec. 11  5-8 p.m.
Come Together Party at the Madison Senior Center,  For African American, Hmong and Latino seniors.  Good food and entertainment. Pre-register with Pam or Yolanda at NESCO at 243-5252.
Wednesday, Dec. 11  10:30 a.m.
Roundabouts: Deal with them; there are here to stay.  Learn how to navigate those round-abouts.  Free.  SW Madison Triad.  Prairie park Apt. Struck and Schroeder Road.
Thursday, Dec. 12 – Saturday, Dec. 14  8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Annual MSCR Pottery Sale.  At Hoyt Center, 3802 Regent.  Go to: for more info.
Sunday, Dec. 15  6:30 p.m.

Family movie night at Huegel School.  “Despicable Me 2”.  Free.