West Madison Police District Survey.  For more than a decade, the Madison Police Department has been doing an annual community survey.  The surveys are district-specific, and are one more way for the department to hear from the public.  Please take a few moments to complete the West District survey at

Madison Parks “Learn To…” Series.   Most of these workshops are free and all are designed to introduce beginners of all ages to some of the many recreational opportunities available in our city parks in all seasons.  Upcoming sessions include Pickleball, Disk Golf and Stargazing.  Advanced registration is required.  See  for more information.


Mon., Sept. 12 2:30pm-3:30pm

Read to a Cop.  Sign up for a 15 minute slot to read a story you choose to a real police officer who will LOVE to hear you read, or have the officer read one of their favorite stories to you. Sign up in person at the library each month, and keep an eye out for dates that a K9 officer will be there too.  School Age, K-5.  Sequoya Library, Midvale Blvd.

Mon., Sept. 12 4:30pm-5:30pm

Madison Mounted Horse Patrol Meet and Greet!  The largest 4-legged members of the Madison Police Department are hosting a Community Corral outside of the Meadowridge library, Raymond Rd. Stop by and say hi to the horses and officers.

Tue., Sept. 13 4:00pm-5:00pm

Library Lego Club.  Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation. We’ll provide books and pictures to inspire the imagination!  Meadowridge Library.

Wed., Sept. 14 3:30pm-5:00pm

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.

Thur., Sept. 15
Note that all Madison Public Libraries will be closed Sept. 15 for “All Staff Day”.

Fri., Sept. 16 10:00am-10:30am

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. For children ages 3 – 5. Siblings welcome. Groups welcome, no registration required.  Sequoya Library.

Fri., Sept. 16, 7:30pm

Movies with Madison Parks – “The Italian Job”.  At Elver Park.  For more information and additional dates and venus, visit


Thr., Sept. 22 9am-3pm

Annual car check for senior citizens. Located at the Firestone Station on Mineral Point Road at West Towne Mall. Come and get your car checked, including a winterization inspection. Call 441-7897 for your reservation appointment. Sponsored by Triad, a national program that promotes safety and crime prevention for seniors.

Wed., Sept. 28  10:30am

Learn how to record over-the air TV.  Thinking of cutting the cable cord, but want the ability to record and watch TV when you want? The Channel Master might be your new best friend! Full channel on-screen menu, record current series or just new episodes. This program is for new students that have not taken this class before. Join David for a hands-on demonstration of his Channel Master recorder on Wednesday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. Call 270-4290 to register.  Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 East Lacy Road, Fitchburg.