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UPCOMING EVENTS from Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association
Tuesday, August 12  7 a.m.-8 p.m.
ELECTION DAY.  Primary elections for state offices and our representative to the state assembly.  For poling place, go to:

Tuesday, August 12 11:00 a.m.
Young Rembrandts at the Meadowridge Library.  Learn the basics of drawing and create some out-of-this- world projects.  For ages 5-12.

Wednesday, August 13  10:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Ride the trails in a Golf Cart.  Annual event. Ride the Pheasant Branch Conservancy Trail in Middleton. $12.  Contact Fitchburg Senior Center for more info.  Call 270-4290.

Wednesday, August 13  11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Opening day for the Elver Park Splash Pad.  Join the fun and see the new, exciting splash pad for all ages.  Free.  Free parking.

Wednesday, August 13  6:30 p.m.
Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Discussions. At the Goodman South Library. Documentaries with riveting new footage are brought to Madison to illustrate the historical struggle for civil rights in the United States. The series pairs excerpts from the documentaries with a discussion led by a local humanities scholars.  This Wednesday, the film is Freedom Riders, with guest facilitator Dr. Craig Werner, UW-Madison Department of Afro-American Studies.

Thursday, August 14  12:30 p.m.
$20 Blackout Bingo at the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Fitchburg Police will be serving lunch. Register ahead.  Call 270-4290.

Thursday, August 14  3:00-5:00
Kids Party on Theresa Terrace.  Food, fun and games at the site of the new Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center (1409-11 Theresa Terrace)  All ages welcome.  Free.  Sponsored by the Wisconsin Youth Company.

Thursday, August 14  6:30-8:00 p.m.
Prairie Hills Board of Directors meeting.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  At Good Shepherd Church (corner of Whitney Way and Raymond Road–enter on second driveway off Whitney).  Good Shepherd Room.  Will discuss potential meeting with West District about neighborhood crime, among other items.

Friday, August 15  5:30-9:00 p.m.

Dane Dances on the rooftop of Monona Terrace.  Free.  Bands are In Black ‘n White, Grupo Candela, D.J. Pain 1.  Bring your own lawn chair and/or picnic.  Food and drinks available from venders.  It’s just fun. See this week’s Cap Times.

Saturday, August 16  1:00-7:00 p.m.
Second Annual Meadowood Festival.  Meadowood Park.  Live music, kids activities, community supper (main course provided, please bring a salad or dessert to pass).  For more info, go to

Monday, August 17, and Tuesday, August 18  10:00– 12:30 p.m.
The Mellowhood Foundation presents its First FREE Basketball Camp. For all youth, ages 7-16.  Coached by Coach Gray.  Call Coach Assad for details at 520-7034 or email

Monday, August 18  10:30 a.m.
Let’s Go to Kindergarten.  Come to the Meadowridge Library to celebrate the excitement of heading back to school.  Special invitation to 4K and 5K children.