Double Your Dollars. The Madison Area Farmers’ Market Double Dollars is a program for SNAP and Foodshare users . Theres’ a dollar for dollar match for your purchases at a number of farmers’ markets, including the Westside Market at Hill Farms. A great way to get healthy farm-fresh food.

New Kids’ Programs from the new Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center. Bricks 4 Kidz has a number of programs–each is a one-week camp, afternoons from 1-5 for Elementary School kids. Also Great Blue, a fun research program will be offered as well. For more info, contact Deon Carruthers at 608-445-8022 or email

Middle School U also through Theresa Terrace. Go to:

Girls Basketball Camp. Sign up for Madison Memorial Spartans girls youth camp. July 13-17. Contact Marques Flowers, 320-6761 or email


Monday, July 6 10:30-11:00

Drop-in Preschool Storytime. For ages 3-5 at the Meadowridge Library. Stories, finger-plays and songs that help preschool children develop vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Registration not required. Siblings welcome.

Wednesday, July 8

Our Madison, through my senses. Free series sponsored by Centro Hispano, the Center for Resilient Cities, Sustain Dane and MG&E. First session is on civic engagement. For more information, call 608-442-4014 or email Food, transportation and childcare provided when needed.

Thursday, July 9 12:30 p.m.

$20 Blackout BIngo at Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Road).

Thursday, July 9 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Capitol City Band Concert. Informal, bring a chair, sit back and enjoy. Rennebohm Park (115 North Eau Claire Avenue)

Thursday, July 9 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Lets Eat Out! Food carts with reasonable prices. Meadowood Park ( 2114 Leland).

Friday, July 10 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Play and Learn at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center. For children between birth and 5. A free program with hands-on learning. Help your child develop math, literacy and social skills through play. To register call Kenyatta Briscoe 212-4632 or for more info, go to

Sunday, July 12
MSCR Splash and Dash, a fast-growing sport that combines running and swimming. At the Goodman Campus (7762 W. PD). Open to ages 5-15 in five group divisions, focusing on participation and fun over competition. For more info, go to Proceeds go to MSCR Aquatic Fee Waivers for swim lessons.

Monday, July 13 6:30 p.m.
Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association board meeting. All welcome. This month’s agenda includes planning for ice cream socials, reports on city events and planning for the annual meeting–speakers of interest.

Monday, July 13 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Madison Parks and UW Space Place offer a quarterly stargazing program in our parks. Each session begins just after sunset with a 20-30 minute talk and slide show about astronomy. At the conclusion of the talk (if the sky is clear) they will set up telescopes and to view whatever astronomical objects are available. All ages welcome. Free, at Vilas Park Shelter.

Monday, July 13 5:00 p.m.
Bucky Book Swap Part II. Come swap coupons with others at the Fitchburg Senior Center. Questions, call David at 270-4292.
Tuesday, July 14 6:007:00 p.m.
Community Budget Conversation at the Central Library. A new interactive session focused on prioritizing spending for the City of Madison. This is an important opportunity for community members to share feedback prior to the release of the 2016 Executive Budget.