NEWS

Did You Know – that open backyard campfires are unlawful in the City of Madison?  Learn more about the lawful way to have fires in a proper fire pit or grill at http://www.quizbean.com/#/learn-before-you-burn-572/572cae20053cd .

EVENTS

Tue., May 17 10:00am

Finding a Chiropractor.

   Every chiropractor does not use the same methods of assessment or treatment. It’s important to ask questions and get referrals. Kimberly Zahasky, RN and co-owner of Blue River Chiropractic will share key talking points and provide tips for choosing the right chiropractor for you.   Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St.

Tue., May 17 2:00pm

Learning Annex – Leigh Mills, Channel 15 News.  Hear more about the life of a TV anchor and some of the favorite and most memorable events she has covered.  Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 East Lacy Road, Fitchburg.

Tue., May 17 3:00pm-5:00pm

Coupon Divas.  Weekly couponing club — discussion, tips, and exchange. It’s hip to clip!  Meadowrdige Library, Raymond Rd.

 
Tue., May 17 3:30pm

Planting of perennials at Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park (frozen out last Saturday!) will be Tuesday afternoon May 17 at 3:30. Bring a spade and help with the fun! 

Tue., May 17 6:30pm-8:30pm

Learn to Identify & Remove Invasive Species.  Free workshop with a special focus on garlic mustard.  Olin Park, 1156 Olin-Turville Court.  Includes a field trip to the Turville Woods.  http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/calendar/learn-to-identify-remove-invasive-species-workshop-free

Wed., May 18 10:00am

Outlook & Opportunities.  This seminar discusses current market conditions and how the political, economic and cultural forces shaping our markets can affect you as an investor. Suitable for all investor levels. Time allotted for question and answer session. Presented by Nicholas Pratt of Edward Jones.  Madison Senior Center.

Wed., May 18 10:00am

Container Gardening.  You don’t need a yard to have a garden. Join organic gardener, Gary Kruzynski, for a hands on demonstration and discussion about successful gardening using containers.

Wed., May 18 3:30pm-5:00pm

Meadowridge Chess Club.    Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  Meadowridge Library.

Thr., May 19 2:00pm-5:00pm

Red Cross Blood Drive.  Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, McKenna Blvd.  https://www.facebook.com/events/973819762701901/

Thr., May 19 4:00pm-8:00pm

First Ever Isthmus Bodega.  Local farmers, music, antiques, food and more.   There will be five such gatherings this summer.  Breese Stevens Field, East Washington Avenue.  http://isthmus.com/events/the-bodega-may-19/

Thr., May 19 6:30pm-7:30pm

Meadowridge Book Club.  Join us for our book club as we read THE INVENTION OF WINGS by Sue Monk Kidd.  Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women.   Follow their stories.

Thr., May 19 7:00pm-8:00pm

Toki Middle School 6th Grade Band Concert.  Toki Middle School gymnasium.

Fri., May 20 6:00pm-8:00pm

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.

Sat., May 21 1:45pm-5:00pm

Madison Youth Gospel Choir.  Madison Inspirational Youth Choir, a part of the Nehemiah Center for Urban Development, and in collaboration with the Meadowood Neighborhood Center presents a concert of gospel music entitled “Shattering the Stigma: Youth United to Combat Teen Depression and Suicide.” For more info please call 608-492-2414  Meadowridge Library.

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