NEWS

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Senior Beat.
  The Madison City Channel and the Senior Center develop television programs “for, by and about seniors.”  During February, Chief Koval will discuss community policing and key issues for law enforcement for the Madison area. Wednesdays at 5 pm, Sundays at 8:30 am and 5:30 pm on Madison City Channel (Charter analog 98, Charter Digital 994 and AT&T U-verse, 99)

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The Housing and Financial Stability Program provides resources to help participants achieve financial stability and move toward stable housing and home ownership.  If this is a struggle for you, you can find out if you’re eligible for this free program by calling (608) 258-5560, ext. 32. (Generally, you are eligible for this program if you have stable employment and your income falls between 30-80 percent of the area median income.   www.wphd.org).

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Gammon Road/McKenna Blvd will be getting some work done this summer. Traffic lanes will be reduced during part of the work.  One source indicated work may start as soon as April 6.  The city engineering web page indicates May 23.   https://www.cityofmadison.com/engineering/projects/mckenna-blvd

EVENTS

Mon. Feb 22, 5:30pm-8:00pm

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Sagashus Livingstone “Infamous Mothers”.  Discussion of African-American mothers’ roles through history. In honor of Black History Month!

Tue. Feb. 23, 12:00pm-2:00pm  

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Job Shop.  Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center, 1409 Theresa Terrace.

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Tue. Feb. 23, 1:00pm-2:00pm

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Tribute to Elvis.  Tony Rocker, an award winning Elvis Tribute Artist from Wisconsin, recreates the music of “the King of Rock and Roll”.   Dancing will be encouraged. Pre-Registration recommended: (608) 266-6581. Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St.

Tue. Feb 23 6:00pm

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Open School House – Falk Elementary.


Tue. Feb 23, 6:00pm-7:30pm

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Meadowridge Community Meeting.  Neighborhood meeting to discuss a featured topic. A light supper will be offered.  Meadowridge Library / Neighborhood Center.

Wed. Feb. 24, 10:30am

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Gangs – What You Should Know About Them.  Speaker: Sergeant Brian Chaney Austin, Gang Unit Supervisor, Madison Police Department.  Sponsor:  Triad.   Meadowood Neighborhood Center, Raymond Road (right next to the library).

Thr. Feb. 25, 3:00pm-4:30pm

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Knitting at the Library.  Learn to knit or bring your current project. Supplies provided. Children under 8 must have an adult present.  Meadowridge Library.

Thr. Feb. 25, 5:45pm-8:00pm

Literacy Network SCALE Program – Improve Reading, Writing and Computer Skills. Space is limited, call Ezi at 608-244-3911 ext. 66 to register.

Fri. Feb 26, 10:00am-10:30am

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Preschool Storytime.   A happy blend of stories, finger plays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. For ages 3 – 5. Siblings and groups welcome. Registration not required.  Sequoya Library, Midvale Blvd.

Sat Feb. 27, 10:00am-10:45am

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Donuts with Dad.  Saturday morning fun with stories, movies and snacks, especially for dads and their kids, moms welcome, too. All ages. No registration.

COMING UP

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AARP Tax Help.  For those who could benefit from FREE, simple tax return help, this program is for you! The following dates run with 30-minute slots, so your taxes must be straightforward. Fri.—March 11 Fri.—March 25 Call 270-4290 for your 30-minute appointment.  Fitchburg Senior Center.


Monday, Feb. 29 6:00pm-7:30pm

Madison ​Police ​

Chief Koval will be appearing for another round of community forums over the next month.  This one is at the Meadowood Library/Community Center on Raymond Road.  These are informal gatherings, and your opportunity to ask questions of and hear updates from the Chief.  So please attend if you can make it and spread the word.

 
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