Newsletter Errata:  The website listed on the front page of the recently distributed paper Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association newsletter was incorrect.  It should read (with an “s”).  The link on the membership application is correct.

Did you know – that the Madison Metropolitan School District provides free healthy meals and snacks during the summer to all children age 18 and younger at over 50 sites across the Madison area?  For more information, see

Drive with care through construction zones!  Construction continues on McKenna Blvd.  Watch the signs for lane changes – it helps to be in the correct traffic lane well before you get to the construction area.


Tue., June 28, 2:00pm-2:45pm

Doug the Jug.  Join us for a juggling extravaganza, with comedy, a touch of magic and lots of audience participation!  Sequoya Library, Midvale Blvd. at Tokay.

Tue., June 28, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Coupon Divas: Couponing 101.  Meadowridge Library, Raymond Rd.

Tue., June 28, 5:30pm

Public Hearing: 

The Madison Pedestrian/Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Commission will hold a public hearing to receive comments on potential pedestrian and bicycle projects the City should consider undertaking in the 2017-2019 Capital Budgets to increase opportunities for walking and bicycling in Madison.  The hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in Room 260 of the Madison Municipal Building, 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Wed., June 29, 2:30pm-5:00pm

Make Something At Your Library with MakerCorps!   Will you be screen printing? Sewing terrifying (or adorable!) sock monsters? MakeyMakeying homemade computer controllers? Tinkering with circuits? Or Diving into a Mystery Engineering box to invent something new? You never know what adventure awaits!  Drop-in for 15 minutes or stay an hour with your grown up and meet Angela or Ife, our Maker Corps members, to create something awesome. Be sure to check out the library calendar for other Make Something At Your Library events all summer long!  This drop-in program is designed with school age children or teens in mind as small parts may not be safe for toddlers. No registration necessary.   Meadowridge Library.

Wed., June 29, 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., June 30, 10:00am

Hearing and Hearing Loss: “What Did You Say”?  Have you ever wondered whether you may have a hearing loss? Audiologist Dr. Melanie Buhr-Lawler and Audiology doctoral students from the UW-Madison Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will explain the types and causes of hearing loss and discuss technology available to help treat hearing loss. Hearing screenings will be provided free of charge following the presentation.  Madison Senior Center, 330 West Mifflin St.

Thr., June 30, 3:00pm-4:30pm

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

Thr. June 30, 6:00pm-7:30pm

Free community supper at the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center, 1409 Theresa Terrace.  The supper will be followed by a movie to be shown outdoors, sponsored by the West District Police Dept.  

Thr., June 30 6:30pm-8:30pm

Meet the Author:  Don Sanford: “On Fourth Lake: a Social History of Lake Mendota”.   Author Don Sanford, Madison resident and long-time Lake Mendota mariner, shares stories, photographs and maps from his new book, a social history of the people, places and events that have shaped the shoreline of Madison’s greatest lake.  Sequoya Library.