Thursday, Jan. 15   6:00 p.m.
International Supper at Falk School.  In the gym. Free main dish. Bring your favorite ethnic dish to pass.  Songs and games. For current Falk families, former Falk students and families and surrounding community.  Co-sponsored by the Falk PTO and  Prairie Hills and GreenTree associations.
Thursday, Jan. 22   6:30 -7:30 p.m.
Huegel School Dessert Social.  Hear what’s up at Huegel from the staff and kids.  Meet your neighbors, take a tour.  Free desserts and beverages. Co-sponsored by the Huegel PTO and Prairie Hills Neighborhood Assn.
Holiday Tree Pick-up.The annual holiday tree collection will begin on Monday, January 5th. Each neighborhood will receive two collections, weather permitting.
Toilet Rebate Program.  Madison Water Utility has renewed its popular Toilet Rebate Program for 2015 in hopes of encouraging more homeowners to install water-efficient toilets. Customers can receive one rebate of up to $100 per household if they replace an older toilet with a new, high-efficiency model that uses no more than 1.28 gallons per flush and has been endorsed by the EPA’s WaterSense Program.
Tuesday, Jan. 6 various times
Skating lessons start at Elver Park.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  For kids, teens and adults.  $55 per class for each six-week session.  Small classes.  For more information, go to  to register, call 266-4711.
Tuesdays, Jan. 6-27  10-11:30 a.m.
Email, Word Processing and Facebook.  This is a 4-week class to help you learn to write and communicate using a computer.  At the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Call 266-6581 to register.  No charge.
Wednesday, Jan. 7   3:30-5:00 p.m.
Meadowridge Chess Club.  Learn how to play chess.  Play against others with varied levels of experience.  For children in grades K-12.  Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday, Jan. 7  5:30-6:15 p.m.
Read to a Dog. Bring your favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend.  Time slots available on a first-come,
first served basis.  For families and school age children K-5. Meadowridge Library.
Friday, Jan. 9   9-11:00 a.m.
Watercolor Basics. Six-weeks for $50 at the Fitchburg Senior Center. Call 266-6581 to register.
Friday, Jan. 9   6-8:00 p.m.
Groove and Glide Party at Elver Park. Skate under the lights.  Fun music and games.  Free.  Bring your skates or rent them.  Standard rental rates.  Concessions available. Questions, call 266-4711 or
Tuesday, Jan. 13  1:30 p.m.
City of Madison Public Works Employment Seminar at the Urban League, 2222 South Park St.  For outdoor work involving physical activity including lifting, squatting, climbing and reaching.  Free event.  No advanced registration required.