Coffee with a Cop.  Every Thursday at 9 am at Steep and Brew at  6656 Odana Road (Market Square Shopping Center).  West District patrol officers, supervisors and commanders will participate whenever possible. Please stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with one of your district officers.
Cheap Tickets. The West Madison Senior Center receives ticket vouchers for a variety of performances at the Overture Center. Vouchers allow participants to buy a ticket for $2.00-$4.00 each.  Please call Tiffany at 238-7368 for more information.
After-School at Theresa Terrace. Drop-in after school programs for elementary students are available at the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center from 2-5:45 T-F and 1-5:45 on Mondays. (1409 Theresa Terrace)
Mon., April 25 9:30-10:30 a.m.

X Box Bowling at the West Madison Senior Center.  Come join the fun.  Every Monday at this time.  

Tues., April 26  3:00-5:00 p.m.

Coupon Divas.  Weekly coupling club with tips, exchanges and more.  It’s hip to clip.  Meadowridge Library.

Tues., April 26, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Falk School Open School House.  A free program for the whole family.  For the kids, there’s creative writing, Madison Public Library outreach, open gym, Bricks for Kids Legos, interactive media club, and weekly science activities.  Adults are welcome at the Parent Cafe.  Each participating family will receive a hot meal to take home with them.

Tues., April 26  6:00 p.m.
Meadowridge Community Suppers (for SW Madison residents).  Pulled Pork sandwiches.  Topic:  Youth Activities in SW Madison.  At Meadowridge Community Room.
Wed., April 27  10:30 a.m.
“Keeping the Keys.” Jim Kubek, from AAA, will discuss lowering mature driver risk and planning for transportation and independence after giving up automobile ownership. At Green Tree Senior Apartments. (722 Struck St.) Sponsored by SW Madison Triad.
Wed., April 27  7:00 p.m.
ARCHITECT SPOTLIGHT: TRUNG LE at Monona Terrace Lecture Hall. Le is the co-founder of WONDER: a learning and design expedition. He has been designing remarkable schools around the world for more than 25 years, creating spaces that encourage student inquiry and imagination and offer students a sense of what it means to be a part of a global community.
Fri., April 29, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 
Falk Dia de los Ninos/ Day of the Child. 
Sat., April 30  10:00-11:00 a.m.
Seed Swap at Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park. It’s spring and almost time for planting. The Prairie Hills Neighborhood Community Garden is sponsoring a spring seed swap. Bring seeds to swap, or come see what seeds there are for the taking. And take a tour of the community garden while you are out!
Sat., April 30  2:00-4:00

Come to the Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd to test your movie knowledge in a trivia quote quiz and win a copy of the newest book by Wisconsin authors Sarah J. Bradley and Linda Schmalz. The authors will discuss the ins-and-outs of writing their book, followed by a question and answer session, where Sarah and Linda will share their experiences in writing and self-publishing. Call 608-266-6385 for information; no registration required.

Mon., May 2 2:00 p.m.

Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park Clean-up.  Join with the kids from the Theresa Terrace Center to clean up the park for spring.  Bags, gloves and treats provided by Prairie Hills.  

Saturday, May 7  10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Madison Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale

At the Alliant Energy Center. Discounted compost bins will be sold for only $69.99 and 50 gallon mosquito resistant RainReserve rain barrels with a diverter are on sale for just $119.99.  Individuals who pre-order rain barrels and compost bins by April 25th will save an additional $10 off.  For more information and to pre-order your rain barrel and compost bin, supplies are limited, visit

May 22 sessions start at 8:3010:30
Learn 2 Ride from MSCR.  For ages 4-12 and 13-adult.  90- minute sessions.  MMSD residents $10.  At Memorial High School.  Sign up now.  Go to or call 608-204-3000.