ICE CREAM and More in the next two weeks

Sunday, August 23  2-5 p.m. 
Ice Cream Social. 
Free ice cream treats, games, face-painting, balloons. garden veggie exchange and more.  In Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park. Sponsored by Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association.

Wednesday, August 26 5-7 p.m.
Back 2 School Block Party.
Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center. Food, basketball, games.   Sign-up for after school programs.

Wednesday, August 26 6-7:30 p.m.

Ice Cream Social at Pilgrim Park.  Free ice cream in cones or cups, swap garden produce, games, fun.  Sponsored by Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association.

Thursday, August 27  4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Back to School Picnic at Huegel Elementary School.  Find out who your child(ren)’s teacher(s) will be, drop off school supplies, get a hot dog and meet other families.


Monday, August 17  6:30 p.m.

Prairie Hills Board Meeting.  Good Shepherd Church, Room 2.  Agenda includes planning for upcoming annual meeting, election of officers and calendar for coming year.

Tuesday, August 18  6:00-8:00 p.m.
Recruitment Open House at Fire Station 6, 825 W. Badger Road.  The Madison Fire Department will be hiring soon. If you’ve ever considered a career as a firefighter or paramedic, be sure to stop by.  Next training session starts in October.  A list of upcoming open houses is at:
Thursday, August 20  8:30 a.m.
Tai Chi Thursdays at the Fitchburg Senior Center (5810 Lacy Road).  Drop-in.  Cost $2  Beginners welcome.

Thursday, August 20   1:00-2:00 p.m.
Zoo to You at the Meadowridge Library.  Enjoy getting nose-to-nose with furry and feathered residents of Henry Vilas Zoo! Families welcome.

Friday, August 21  12:40 p.m.
Movie Day at the Fitchburg Senior Center.  2nd Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.  Free move, free popcorn.
Saturday, August 22   12:00-4:00 p.m.
Animation Project Day at the Goodman South Library. Stop by this open lab session to learn and create stop motion animation using the library’s portable equipment. All ages welcome — children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, August 22  2:00 p.m.
Food Patriots film screening.  Documentary on one family’s fight against foodborne illness in a humorous, heart-warming way.  Meadowood Library Community Shared Space.  Plus Q&A session with Robert Pierce of Growing Power Madison and South Madison Farmer’s Market. Snacks provided by Willy Street Co-op.