NEWS

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Did you know – Of course Akira Toki Middle School has a Facebook page as well.  You can find this one at https://www.facebook.com/MMSDToki  (There are some “must watch” videos on the page highlighting school/community gardens.)

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Spring Break – Madison Schools will be on Spring Break starting Monday, March 21 through Monday March 28.

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Beltline Construction – The next phase of the Verona Road / Beltline intersection has begun.  Traffic patterns have changed noticeably, particularly how the exits for Verona Road and Whitney Way are accessed by Westbound drivers.   You can find more info at http://www.cityofmadison.com/council/district1/blog/?Id=9251 .

EVENTS

Sun., Mar. 20 8:00am-12:00pm

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Pancake Breakfast.   Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverages. Please come to support the Fitchburg Senior Center. Any questions, please call 270-4290.  Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 East Lacy Rd., Fitchburg

Mon., Mar. 21 10:30am-11:00am

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Preschool Storytime.  A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Registration not required.  Sequoya Library, Midvale Blvd.

Wed., Mar 23 6:30pm-7:30pm

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Meadowridge Book Club.  Join us for our book club as we read WINGSHOOTERS by Nina Revoyr. Summary: Revoyr’s novel examines the effects of change on a small, isolated town, the strengths and limits of community, and the sometimes conflicting loyalties of family and justice.  Copies available for checkout now!  Meadowridge Library, Raymond Road.

Wed., Mar 23 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Wisconsin Film Festival Sneak Peek.  You’re invited to a free preview of this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival (April 7-14, 2016). Watch trailers from this year’s films, learn about the ins and outs of the festival from festival organizers, and bring your questions about this year’s festival.  Sequoya Library.

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Thr., Mar 24 3:00pm-4:30pm

​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., Mar 24 5:45pm-8:00pm

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

Sat. Mar. 26 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.  Sequoya Library.

COMING UP

Tue. Mar 29 6:00pm

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Meadowridge Community Supper.  Menu: Taco Bar.  Program:  Community Garden Opportunities in Southwest Madison.  Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mcsuppers/

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An Artful Affair, Senior Art Show.  An Artful Affair is an opportunity for Dane County artists to display their artwork and compete for cash prizes. Enter works in watercolor, pastels, oils, ink/pencil, chalk, acrylics or mixed media. All entries must be dropped off on Tuesday, April 26 between 9 am and 3 pm. The Artful Affair is open all artists age 55+ who live in Dane County. The Opening Show will be part of downtown Madison’s Gallery Night on Friday, May 6. Call 266-6581 for a brochure, or visit www.madisonseniorcenter.org to print an entry form.

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