Trick or Treat.  The City of Madison does not have official Trick-or-Treating hours. Recommended hours: ​4pm – 8pm on Friday, October 31, 2014.
Election of Officers.  At the Prairie Hills annual meeting, Kristen Gamble was elected secretary and Jan Minardi was elected vice president.  Congratulations.
Neighborhood Watch.  Anyone interested in being part of the Prairie Hills neighborhood watch, contact Kristin Scheeler at  Our neighborhood watch will be largely informational, providing up-to-date info on criminal activity, arrests, and ways to safeguard your home and person.


Monday, Oct. 27  10:30-noon.  
iPad Beginner Class.  Free.  Learn the basics.  At the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Call 270-4290 to register.
Monday, Oct. 27 through December 15, 11:45-12:30 
Meditation at Monona Terrace.  Free and open to the public.  If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, consider trying mindfulness meditation.  Led by Sarah Moore, M.D., a mind-body practitioner and physician at Dean clinic.  Chairs available, Walk-ins welcome.
Tuesday, Oct. 28 2:00 p.m.
Active Women’s Group at the Fitchburg Senior Center. For more info, log on to: and click on Active Women’s Group on the left side. 
Tuesday, Oct. 28  4:00-5:00 p.m.
Crafternoon at the Meadowridge Library.  Have a colorful afternoon with glitterglue, paints and more.  For school age children. grades K-5th.
Wednesday, Oct. 29  3:00-6:00 p.m.
Downtown Madison Family Halloween.  200 State Street.  Halloween magic shows, musical performalnces, spooky stories and jokes, hayrides ($2 per person), craft projects and more.  Halloween fun for families and kids 12 and under.
Wednesday, Oct. 29  4:00 p.m.
Monster Mash.  Hear spooky stories, creat creepy crafts.  For grades K-5 at the Meadowridge Library.
Thursday, Oct. 30 6:00 p.m.
Bucky book Swap.  If you have a Bucky Book for 2015 and want more of the coupons you use, this program is for you.  Like minded people come together and trade Bucky Book coupons and find themselves leaving with plenty for the entire year.
Friday, Oct. 31 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Pick Your Flick. Pick one of three scary movies to see.  For grades 6-12 at the Meadowridge Library.
Saturday, Nov. 1  9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Madison Herb Society Fair.  Olbrich Gardens with speakers, workshops, vendors and demos.  FREE admission.  More info, go to or call 608-467-7785.