Community conversations to be held.  Because of the incident that took place Sept. 2 in the Theresa Terrace neighborhood, Alders Phair and McKenna are initiating a conversation to address interaction with police and other neighborhood concerns. For more information, go to:

Monday, Sept. 14 5:00-7:00 p.m. “The Kitchen Krewe” WYOU TV Show Taping
 at the Meadowridge Library.”The Kitchen Krewe” is a cooking class and television series designed to teach parents and kids cooking techniques. Join the excitement of television production! Seating is limited to 30. Reserve now. Register at

Wednesday, Sept. 16 10:30-11:00 a.m.  Preschool/Toddler Obstacle Course. At the Meadowridge Library.  Play and exercise gross motor skills through a variety of activities. Registration recommended but not required. To sign up:

Thursday, Sept. 17 1:00-3:00 p.m. Downsizing Made Easy at the Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Rd). A variety of speakers will offer suggestions on transitioning to new housing. Please call 270-4290 to register.

Friday, Sept. 18 1-4:00 p.m.  Job Mob at the MATC South Campus (2238 S Park St)  Need help getting a job? Come to the Job Mob for free assistance provided by a group of agencies in South Madison. Job Mob also hosts different local employers at most sessions who interview on the spot! No appointment necessary! Just drop in.

Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19 Madison World Music Festival.  Free.  5:00-9:30 Friday at the Wisconsin Union Theatre and Saturday, 3:00-7:30 at the Willy Street Fair.  For more info, go to:

Saturday, Sept. 19 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Altered Golden Books presented by Anthology at the Meadowridge Library. Learn to make  altered books in a fun and manageable way. You’ll start with an old Golden Book, rip out pages, add new ones, collage and decorate. All supplies provided. For teens grades 6-12  Sign up at:

Tuesday, Sept. 22  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Time to submit your photos for the A Photo Affair exhibit to be displayed at the Madison Senior Center from Sept. 25-Oct. 30. For more info, go to: or call 266-6581.

Wednesday, Sept 23 10:30 a.m. Personal Safety, a program presented by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office for Southwest Madison Triad. Learn how to stay safe at home or away.  At Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (5701 Raymond Road) Room #1.

Wednesday, Sept. 23 1:304:30 p.m. Falls Prevention Seminar: Only Leaves Should Fall. Sponsored by the Falls Prevention Task Force. At the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Includes screenings. Registration is $10. To register or get more info, call 270-4290.