Brush pick-up. Brush pick-up for residents who have garbage collection on Wednesdays will be completed this week.  So, if yours has not been picked up yet, put it out on the terrace. For info on scheduled brush collection, go to:


Senior Lunches at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center Tuesdays and Thursdays. Nutritious meals are offered to those 60 and older. The meal is served at Noon and participants must arrive on-time. The suggested minimum donation is $4.00 but participants are encouraged to pay what they can afford. Transportation to the meal is available with an additional $1.00 donation. Meal and bus reservations or cancellations should be made by noon the preceding day by calling 238-0196.


Over-the-Counter-Medications. The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy is looking for people to participate in a 90-minutes focus group at the Fitchburg Senior Center on Wednesday, May 18 from 10-11:00 a.m.  You will receive $20 for participating in the focus group.  Drinks and snacks will be provided.  Contact Jamie Stone at 262-3312.


Open Computer Lab.  Ten computer stations with internet access are available at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center 9 a.m.- 2:45 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays-Fridays (not open Friday nights) and 9 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. on Mondays.





Mon. May 9  1:00 p.m.

Cards with Katie at the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Enjoy an afternoon of paper crafting.  for more details go to  Cost is $11.50 You must call 270-4290 to register.


Tues, May 10  1:00 p.m.

Ukulele Group meets at the Fitchburg Senior Center. Players with some experience are welcome as many are still learning.


Tues., May 10  4:00-5:00 p.m.

Library LEGO Club.  Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation. We’ll provide books and pictures to inspire the imagination! Meadow ridge Library.  For families of all ages.


Tues. May 10 6 p m to 7:30 pm

Falk Open School House.  Bring the whole family.  Lots to do–open gym, Bricks for Kids Legos, interactive media club, and weekly science activities.  Each participating family will receive a hot meal to take home with them.


Tues., May 10  6:00-7:30

Falk PTO Meeting.  Come learn and discuss programming at Falk.


Wed., May 11 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Free Concerts at Olin Park Pavilion (1156 Olin-Turville Court).  Lou and Petter Berryman, folk singers extraordinaire. Seats in the pavilion.  Bring a picnic or treats if you wish.


Wed, May 11 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Master origami artist Ruthanne Bessman will celebrate Spring by teaching origami flower patterns at the Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd. For more information call 608-824-1780; registration is required and began on April 26, 2016.


Sat., May 14 2:30pm-4:00pm

Two news beds are ready for planting around the message board at Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park. If you have perennials you need to thin out, we could give them a new home. We will be working there Saturday 5/14  2:30 to 4 pm. To donate plants and/or help to put them in the ground, please contact Jan Minardi  274-1162 or Thanks! (The Friday session was cancelled).


Sat., May 14 8:00am-3:30pm

Habitat for Humanity.  Here’s your chance to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. Some new Habitat homes are going up on the Southwest side of Madison.  If you would like to help, Call Steve, the organizer of this work group, at 225-7314.


Sat, May 14  10;00 A.M.-5:00 p.m.

Madison’s first ever Maker Faire at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center! Event showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments. Go to for more information about the event and to purchase tickets.





Monday, May 16  11:30-1:00

Special presentation on Early Learning Experiences Elevate Everything.  The Foundation of Life Church (633 W. Badger Road) Beverage and  light lunch served.  Sponsored by One City Early Learning Centers.  RSVP to or call 268-8004.


Friday, May 20 6:00-8:00 p.m.

International Pot Luck at Falk School. Everyone is invited and asked to bring a dish that represents their family’s heritage. Come sample food from all over the world. Not just for parents–neighbors are invited.