Thinking ahead. . . The Elver Park Fireworks, presented by Madison Parks will held on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Fireworks begin at 9:30 pm.
Slow Down Yard Sign Campaign is being held this week, May 11-15,
Safe Communities Madison SLOW DOWN signs available.  You can pick one up at the West District Police station, 1710 McKenna Blvd., To phone for info, call 243-0500, 608-288-6410 (PD).
Garage Sales.  Prairie Hills does not do a formal garage sale program, but since GreenTree will be doing theirs on May 15 and 16 and, I think, Meadowood, on the 15th, feel free to hold yours then.  We will promote through our newsletter and message board.


Tuesday, May 12  4:00-5:00 p.m.
LEGO Club at the Meadowridge Library.  There’s a different theme each month, along with stories and pictures to inspire the imagination.  For families of all ages.

Tuesday, May 12 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Enrolling in Medicare: What you need to know.  If you are approaching 65, you may want to attend this program about how to make informed choices about enrolling in Medicare. Free and open to the public. Fitchburg Senior Center.  Call 270-42-90 to register.

Tues, May 12, 6:00 p.m.
Meadowood Community Supper. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church – corner of Raymond Rd. and Whitney Way.  Join your neighbors for brats and  bingo. All are welcome! Please bring a side dish or a dessert to pass. Meal is free, donations accepted.

Wednesday, May 13 6:00 p.m.
Metro Transit and the City of Madison Transit and Parking Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed service changes to Routes 6, 10, 11, 12, 25 and 59. To be held at the Madison Municipal Building (216 MLK Jr. Blvd) room 260.  Detailed descriptions of proposed changes are available online at

Thursday, May 14  6:00 p.m.
The Falk School PTO is holding an evening pot luck. Families are to bring a dish to share that represents their heritage or a place they have visited. Countries that will be represented (so far) are China, India, Costa Rica, Mexico, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Ireland, Egypt, and Hmong culture. If you would like to bring a dish, a game, or items to display, please contact Cara Jenkins at  School and neighborhood families are welcome to come, whether they bring a dish or not. Musical performances, and examples of student art will be on display all day and during the pot luck.  Co-sponsored by Prairie Hills Neighborhood Assn.
Thursday, May 14  5:30 -7:00 p.m.
Let’s Eat Out.  The Meet and Eats are now Let’s Eat Out, sponsored by a local non-profit.  The location is now at Meadowood Park, 5810 Thrush Lane.  For more information go to:

Sat, May 16, 9:00 AM – 2:00 p.m.
Health Fair at Our Redeemer Lutheran School, McKenna Boulevard. The event begins with a one-mile awareness walk at 9:00. Then, from 10:00-2:00, there will be information and demos on everything from diabetes to dentistry, nutrition to Zumba. Spring into Better Health this year.

Saturday, May 16  2:303:30 p.m.

One World, One Sound Drum Circle. Find your groove in this drumming circle with Elmore Lawson. At the Meadowridge Library.  For families and all ages.  Registration recommended but not required.  Click below to sign up: