School Referendum.  On April 7, Madison will vote on a referendum to fix up a number of Madison’s schools.  Community and Schools Together (CAST), a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting public schools in the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD), is asking for your help. If you wish to help, email
Monday, Jan. 26  12:00-12:45
Lunchtime Yoga.  Mondays and Thursdays.  at Monona Terrace.  Free.  Starts Jan. 26 and goes til March 19.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.
Monday, Jan. 26 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Maker Mondays at the Meadowridge Library. Make your way to fun with a rotating craft or activity each week. Perler beads, handmade gifts, painting and drawing…you never know what we’ll have you do next. All materials provided. For teens, grades 6-12.
Tuesday, Jan. 27   5:30-7:30 p.m.
Fun and Games with Dr. Seus.  At Falk Elementary School.  Families are invited for a fun evening centered around characters from Dr. Seus.  Reading games and activities.  Sponsored by Falk School and MSCR.
Tuesday, Jan. 27 6:30-7:30 p.m.
MMSD Vision 2030.  Share you vision for Madison Schools input session. At the Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church, 1502 Parkside Drive, Madison.  You can also share your vision online at MMSD Vision 2030 | Madison Metropolitan School District – Madison, Wisconsin.
  Wednesday, Jan. 28  10:30-11:30 a.m.
Update on Special Investigations Unit of the Madison Police Department.  Presented by Lt. Mike Hanson, West District and Nancy Saiz, City of Madison Resource Team.  Prairie Park Apts. (6530 Schroeder Rd.) Sponsored by Southwest Madison Triad.
Wednesday, Jan. 28   9:00-12:00  and 1:30-4:40 p.m.

Foundations for the Trades Academy (an apprenticeship program to prepare for a career in the construction industry) information sessions.  The Academy will hold their seven-week training program starting Feb. 16. Morning info session a the Urban League.  Afternoon session at Lussier Community Center. Call 920-206-7114 to sign up.
Thursday, Jan. 29  9:30-10:30 a.m.
Laughing Bodies/Dancing Minds: A Movement Class Series with Li Chiao-Ping, internationally known artistic director and Professor of Dance at UW-Madison.  An 8-week session on movement begins Thursday, Jan. 29.  $70 fee.  Scholarships available.  For more info, call 266-6581.
Friday, Jan. 30 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Video Game Friday at the Meadowridge Library.  For teens (grades 6-12).  All games rated.
Meeting to Develop a Traffic Plan for Falk School.  Falk School is in the process of improving the traffic patterns during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up on Woodington Way.  Parents and neighbors are invited to the school to work out a plan to be instituted as soon as possible.  In the Music Room. Children welcome.  Open schoolhouse at the same time.