March Prairie Hills Assn Events
Thursday, March 20 6:30 p.m.
City assessors will speak about the Whats, Whys and Hows of Your Home’s Assessment.  At Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Room 2. (corner of Raymond and Whitney). Learn what reassessment means and how it affects you.  Questions welcome.  Followed by the Prairie Hills board of directors meeting which is open to the public.

Tuesday, March 25  6:00-8:00 p.m.
Fantastic Falk Community Supper.  Sponsored by Falk PTO and Prairie Hills and GreenTree Associations, this free supper will highlight programs at Falk, including the girls dance troop and Falk Free Press. For current parents and for Falk parents to be and for former Falk parents and for interested neighbors.  Main course and drinks provided.  Bring a dish to pass if you can.

Construction of the new Meadowridge Library and Community Center officially began Wednesday, March 3, with sledge hammers wielded by Mayor Soglin, the library director, Alder Matt Phair and others.

Last month, the Madison Common Council officially voted the funds for a new neighborhood center for the Theresa/Hammersley Neighborhood.  The duplex at 1409-1411 Theresa Terrace will be torn down and replaced with a new building.

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 10
Sign-up begins for summer programs through MSCR.  For more information, go to

Tuesday, March 11 Any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Free memory screenings at the Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Road).  Each screening takes about 15 minutes and will be performed by a trained mental health professionals from the Dean Foundation.  To make an appointment, call 270-4290.

Tuesday, March 11   4:00 p.m.
Video Gaming at the Meadowridge Library.  For school age kids 7 and up.

Wednesday, March 12  9:30 a.m.
Knitting Group at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center.  Meet, mingle and knit with other neighborhood knitters.  Drop in. Free.

Wednesday, March 12  5:30 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a little early at the Monona Terrace.  Enjoy a free concert with the Milwaukee Irish folk band, Leahy’s Luck.  Come dance a jig at this free event.  Food, cocktails, beer, and soft drinks can be purchased at 5:00.

THINK SPRING March 8 – 23  10 am to 4 pm daily

Spring Flower Showat the Olbrich Gardens. Meander through an array of spring flowers and leave the stark winter landscape behind. Relish in the fragrance of hyacinths and admire the delicate petals of elegant tulips and the sunny hues of brilliant daffodils. Admission:  $3 for adults (ages 13 & up); $2 for children ages 3 to 12; Children 2 and under are free.  Free for Olbrich Botanical Society members
Spring Flower Show Plant Sale.  Select flowers from the show will be available for purchase on Monday, March 24 at 12 pm until supplies last.

Monday, March 17 12:15 p.m.
Celtic revue with John Duggleby at the Madison Senior Center.  Music, jokes, Irish fun.

Wednesday, March 19  5 – 8 p.m.
Levy Restaurants at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be holding a job fair at the Kohl Center (601 West Dayton). Walk in applicants are welcome. Over 200 seasonal positions available for the 2014-2015 Season at Camp Randall, Kohl Center, and other campus athletic venues. All interested candidates will be interviewed on site. Any questions should be directed to Jake Zappa, Concessions Manager Levy Restaurants University of Wisconsin-Madison.