Registration is still open for the 2015 Mayor’s Neighborhood Roundtable, scheduled for Saturday, October 24 at Warner Park Community Recreation Center.  The one-half day event (8:00 – registration, 9:00 – Kickoff, 10:00 -Workshops) is an opportunity for neighborhood leaders to share, discuss, and network among other peers.  Spanish translation available.  More info:

MedDrop:  How to safely Dispose of Medicines  There are 13 MedDrop locations throughout Dane County where citizens can drop off vitamins, prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, inhalers and even pet medicines.  One of the locations is the Madison Police West District, 1710 McKenna Boulevard.    See


​​Mon., Oct. 19 6:30pm – 8:30 pm
​​Sock Monsters with Angela Richardson  Have you got some unused socks in your sock drawer? Let those lonely socks find a new life as sock monsters! Unleash your inner child at this hands-on workshop with artist Angela Richardson.  Meadowridge Library on Raymond Rd.

​​Tue., Oct. 20  6:00pm – 8:45pm
​​Sequoya All Ages Chess Club  Come on in for a friendly game of chess with your neighbors. All ages welcome.  Sequoya Library on Midvale Blvd.

​​Wed., Oct. 21  12:00pm – 1:00pm
​​Dr. Shilagh Mirgain: “How to Thrive in Changing Times”    Free to the public.  In an increasingly complex world, it can be easy to start simply surviving and disconnect from your passions and purpose. Drawing from positive psychology and mindfulness, you will learn simple practices to cultivate well-being, build confidence, increase happiness​.​ Monona Terrace Lecture Hall.
Wed., Oct. 21 6:00pm  
​​Meadowood “Spooktacular” Community Supper.  Come to Good Shepherd Church on Raymond Rd.  Kids are welcome to show off their costumes!  The meal is free, but a dessert to pass or a donation is suggested.  Volunteers are also needed – sign up at

​​Wed., Oct. 21 5:30pm – 7pm
​​Tunes at Monona Terrace  Free to the public.  Enjoy familiar tunes from the heyday of live dance music. Tunes concerts feature the talents of local and regional musicians showcasing a wide variety of musical genres including polka, big band, swing, 50s & 60s, Blues, and tribute bands.  This week features the Mike Schneider Band (Polka).  November 4th will feature a Johnny Cash Tribute band, and November 25 will feature Little Vito & The Torpedoes.

​​Thr., Oct. 22 through Sunday Oct. 25
​​Friends of the Madison Public Library Used Book Sale. Swing by the Friends Book Store for a great bargains on gently used books. Find books, DVDs, CDs and other items at low prices! Proceeds support Madison Public Library.  Sale hours: Thursday, October 22, 9 am – 8 pm Friday, October 23, 9 am – 8 pm Saturday, October 24, 9 am – 7:30 pm Sunday, October 25, 1-5 pm  Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St.
Thr., Oct. 22 6:00pm – 8:00pm
​​Community forum with Chief Koval  The dialog continues, with this session at ​Olson Elementary School​ ​- 801 Redan Drive​, Verona
Fri., Oct. 23 10:30am
​​Craigslist Like A Pro.  Do you have stuff you don’t want to just give away, but don’t know how to sell it? David Hill will guide you through an actual ad placement during class, step-by-step!  David will get you to the start and finish. Class size is limited. 270-4290.  Fitchburg Senior Center
Sat., Oct. 24  10:00am – 10:45 am
​​Donuts with Dad  Saturday morning fun with stories, movies and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. Moms welcome, too. All ages. No registration​ required​. Meadowridge Library on Raymond Rd.

Friday, Nov. 6 7pm – 11pm
​​Lip Sync for Schools  Let your inner rockstar shine and raise funds for public education at the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools’ newest fundraiser. The event features lip sync battles between community leaders with the audience determining a winner. The night also features a silent auction, photo booth, food and drink. Tickets are $40.  The Brink Lounge, 701 East Washington Ave.