Swimming Nearby. The Goodman Pool at the Jewish Community Campus (7762 CtyPD–take Raymond to PD) is open to the public. Until Aug. 14, M-F 4:30-8:00; S and S 11-8. Aug. 15-31 open every day 11-8. $5 adults, $4 kids. For more info, go to

Volunteer. Volunteer for 1 hour a week mentoring kids K-5 in nutrition and exercise. Lasts 6-8 weeks. All materials provided. More info, contact Laurie Bibo at 267-8673 or email
Aug 1-Aug 9 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Sunflower Days at Pope Farm. The sunflowers are back at the top of the hill at Pope Farm Conservancy (7440 W. Old Sauk Road) See nine acres of over 500,000 sunflowers in bloom! That’s half a million flowers Free.

Tuesday, Aug. 4 10:00 a.m.
Prehistoric Explorers. Stories and crafts with fossils and prehistoric critters. At the
Meadowridge Library. Families of all ages.

Tuesday, Aug. 4 1:00 p.m. See the movie, Selma, at the Madison Senior Center. (330 W. Mifflin St. ) Free.

Tuesday, Aug. 4 6-8 p.m. National Night Out. Hosted by the Madison Police Department’s West District. At Elver Park. See the mounted patrol, K-9 unit, squad cars. Also info booths on crime prevention, Reach a Child and more.

Tuesday. Aug. 4 6:00 p.m. Every Hero Has Story Concert and Picnic. Sponsored by Overture Center at the Olbrich Gardens. Games, music, fun. Bring a picnic and enjoy the gardens and the music.


Thursday, Aug. 6 2:30-6:00 p.m. Super Smash Bros. WiiU Teen Tournament Qualifying Round. For grades 6-12 at the Meadowridge Library. Up to 20 slots. 1st/2nd/3rd place winners go on to the all-city championship August 12.

Friday, Aug. 7 1:30 p.m. LEGO Ninjago Party at the Meadowridge Library. Celebrate all things Ninjago while you put your own ninja skills to the test. Families. Please register for this event. Kids grades K-5.

Friday, Aug. 7 5:30-9:30 p. m. Dane Dances. At Monona Terrace. Great dancing & eclectic food. Connect with
people from diverse backgrounds. Bring a blanket or lawn chair; rooftop seating is limited. Lake Vista Cafe open. Food vendors open. Cocktails available for purchase beginning at 5 p.m. Picnic baskets are welcome. No carry in alcohol. August 7 D.J. Ace/Kinfolk/MadiSalsa. More info, go to: