Swim Lessons. The Goodman Pool is now taking registrations for summer swimming lessons. The Goodman Pool is proud to offer swim lessons which help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. For more information, go to:

QUEST CARDS at Farmers’ Markets. Some Farmers’ Markets in the Madison area accept Quest Cards for their produce. You can then buy fruits, vegetables, honey, cheese, eggs, meat and so many other things, just like at the grocery store. The closest Farmers’ Market that accepts Quest is: Westside Community Market in the Hill Farms DOT Building parking lot from April 18th to November 7th. The market is open on Saturdays from 7:00am to 1:00pm.For more info, contact Nahrissa at

Volunteers Needed to Staff Rape Crisis Line. Crisis line volunteers staff our 24-hour crisis line (251-7273) on nights and weekends and provide support and information to our callers. RCC provides a comprehensive three-step training process for new crisis line volunteers including a 21-hour classroom training series, up to 24-hours of “on the job” training, and a follow up skills assessment.

Please visit the website at under the “Get Involved” tab to learn more about the volunteer positions. The next training for crisis line volunteers will be starting in June 2015.


Tuesday, May 19 11:00 a.m.
Back Pain: Causes and Solutions. This talk by Matt Wagner explores acupuncture as an effective treatment option for back pain. At the Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Road). Free. No sign up required.

Tuesday, May 19 1:00 p.m.
How to Track Your Exercise. Come see first-hand how your exercise can be tracked and transferred to your smart phone, tablet or PC. At the Fitchburg Senior Center. The class is limited to 16 so call ahead to register at 270-4290.Tuesday, May 19 4:00-5:00 p.m.
CRAFTernoon at the Meadowridge Library. Join creative Librarians for after-school craft fun! Colorful paper, glitter glue, paints and more!. School Age (grades K-5)

Wednesday, May 20 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Red Cross Blood Drive. St. Mary’s Care Center. 3401 Maple Grove Road.(Near Family Video)
Wednesday, May 20 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Family Law Assistance Center. Free help with forms & procedures, Wednesdays Dane County Courthouse-Room L1022. 608-848-1950. See more at:
Thursday, May 21 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Let’s Eat Out! Food carts come to Meadowood Park (2114 Leland) for an evening treat. Everyone welcome.
Thursday, May 21 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Fitchburg Famers’ Market. Agora Pavilion, 5511 East Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg.
Thursday, May 21 6:00 p.m.
“Architecture of Illusion,” a program by Artist Richard Haas. From paintings of streetscapes to large-scale outdoor murals, internationally renowned “urban artist” Richard Haas’s building murals can be found in Boston, Chicago, Ft. Worth, Madison, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, and more. He talks about his interactions with mentor Frank Lloyd Wright, his influential works, and his inspiration taken from the Wisconsin Idea.
Friday, May 22 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Video Game Friday at the Meadowridge Library. Games rated everyone through teen. A perfect end to the week.