Math tutors needed for Memorial High School Students. Every year, this program serves over 430 high school students struggling in mathematics, primarily Algebra, to help them pass with a C or higher. Passing Algebra by the 9th grade is a key indicator that a student will graduate from high school. Looking for the following full-time (and part-time), one-year AmeriCorps positions: 12 math tutors, 2-1-1 Community Resource Specialist, and 4 volunteer tutor liaisons in the Madison and Middleton high schools. The positions begin service in August 20th, 2015. For more information, go to UW job posting.

One City Preschool is enrolling now. One City is a new program, designed to address the achievement gap starting from the beginning. Starting Sept. 8, One City is enrolling children, ages 21/2 to 5 now. For more info, go to: or email

Good news–arrests made. Three men have been arrested who will face 72 criminal charges, mostly for 17 break-ins in 2014 and 2015. For more info, go to

Crafters Wanted. There are still spots for more crafters/artists from the westside of Madison for an upcoming Neighbor to Neighbor Craft Market to be held in October. They’ll be a silent auction at the same time to raise money for the new community center on Theresa Terrace. For more info, go to:…



Mondays-Fridays 9-:1:30 M, 9:00-2:30 T-F Open Computer Lab at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center (5734 Raymond Road). Preference given for school or job-related business. To use, please complete a MNC registration form.

Tuesday, August 11 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ride the trails on a Golf Cart. This year the trail is the Badger State Trail from Fitchburg to Belleville. Ride for 11/2 hours to Belleville, lunch at Borlands Restaurant, ride back. Cost $10, includes lunch. Call Fitchburg Senior Center to reserve a spot at 270-4290.

Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Tuesday night recess. At Huegel Playground for Huegel students, siblings, friends and parents.

Wednesday, August 12 11:30 -1:00 Dream Bikes Free Bike Clinic. For everyone. Bring your bike for a free tune-up in front of the Meadowridge Public Library.

Thursday, August 13 10:30 a.m.

Pop-Up Puppet Theatre at the Meadowridge Library. Silly songs and lots of fun for families of all ages.

Thursday, August 13 5:30-7:00 p.m. Free workshop on the ins and outs of fly fishing. ORVIS instructors will lead this introductory workshop on fishing techniques, maintenance, the rules of water, and safety through demos and practice sessions. Most equipment will be supplied by ORVIS. If you have your own equipment, please bring it with you. All ages and experience levels welcome. Meet at Vilas Park Shelter, 1602 Vilas Park Drive. Free. However, due to the popularity of the program we are please register by calling our Madison Parks Office at (608) 266-4711.
Thursday, August 13 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Lets Eat Out! at the Meadowood Park. Food carts and games.


Friday, Aug. 14 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. Lake Vista Cafe open. Food vendors open. Cocktails available for purchase at 5 p.m. Picnic baskets welcome. No carry in alcohol. 14 – DJ Ace/ Charanga Agoza/ Eddie Butts. More info, go to:

Saturday, August 15, 201510:00 a m to 4:00 p m

Daylily Plant Sale at the Olbrich Botanical Gardens (3330 Atwood Avenue) Thousands of plants; more than 800 different kinds. A portion of sale proceeds will be donated to a Wisconsin non-profit with a horticultural mission. Free plant with every purchase. More at

Monday, August 17 6:30-8:00 p.m. Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association board meeting. At Good Shepherd Church (Raymond and Whitney), Room 2. Open to all. Will discuss Ice Cream Socials, annual meeting, reports on city meetings.