Brush Collection. The city will be collecting brush this week from those residences that have a Tuesday trash pick-up. That means next week (June 15) should be the Wednesday pick-up.
More Recycling. The City of Madison will be expanding its recycling program to include cardboard sided cans and metal bottle caps. Both items can be included in the green recycling carts for curbside collection. Go here for more specifics:
Tuesday, June 9 4:00-5:00 p.m.

LEGO at the Meadowridge library. There’s a different theme each month, along with some stories and pictures to inspire the imagination. Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation!

Wednesday, June 10 10:00 a.m.-noon

The Job Shop at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center is every Wednesday. Weekly updated job leads, resume development, online application support.

Wednesday, June 10 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Community Development Meetings. The City is in the process of creating an new city-wide economic development strategy focused on building a stronger, more equitable economy. Two meetings to review the City’s first draft of a plan will be held. The first is at the Villager Atrium Community Room (2300 S. Park St) on June 10. The second meeting will be on Monday, June 15 at 6:30pm at the Warner Park Community Center (1625 Northport Drive). More info and a link to the draft document can be found here:

Thursday, June 11 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Let’s Eat Out! (formerly Meet and Eat) has moved to Meadowood Park (5810 Thrush Lane). There are food carts, games, and neighbors to meet.
Thursday, June 11 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Capitol City Band in Rennebohm Park (115 Eau Claire Avenue). Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music provided by this volunteer band.
Friday, June 12 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Senior Farmers Market Vouchers. You may be eligible to receive vouchers for use in purchasing $25 worth of locally-grown fruits and vegetables at Farmers Markets in Wisconsin. Distribution is at the Fitchburg Senior Center. For more information, call 270-4290.

Friday, June 12 8:00-11:30 p.m.
Friday Nights at the Y. For students ages 13-18. Basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, other sports and dance. At the Lussier Family West YMCA.


Tuesday, June 16 3:004:00 p.m.

The Wisconsin Book Festival and Madison Community Foundation present author Sheryl WuDunn in a candid conversation with author David Maraniss. Ms. WuDunn will share her experiences as a professional woman, journalist, author, women’s rights advocate and financial executive. Ms. WuDunn’s books, A Path Appears, and Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (2009) will both be available for sale and signing following the event.

This is a ticketed partnership event. For ticket information, visit: