The MGE workshops have concluded and the Workshop Report is available online at You also will find online all of the participants’ comments.  You can also find an article, “Many Voices, Shared Goals,” about the Workshop.  Report on MGE’s new website.
West District Incident Reports. Every month, the West District provides a report of police calls in the district.  For the last few months, compared to last year, incidents are down.  In most instances an incident is a case where a citizen calls to request an officer, possibly a crime or non-criminal activities (traffic accidents, civil disputes, parking issues, etc.).  Also,  this includes traffic stops and foot patrol. To view the reports, go to:
Cutting the cable cord.  If you are thinking about getting rid of cable TV and going back to an antenna, contact David at the Fitchburg Senior Center and he will  make a home visit to show you how.  Call 270-4292
Mon, Nov. 14  10:45 am – 11:30 am  Wonder Works at the Sequoya Library.  Explore science, technology, engineering and math through play (and books!) For children ages 3 – 5. Call 266-6385.
Mon., Nov. 14 5:30pm 
Final discussions on the city’s operating and capital budgets will begin at Monona Terrace.  They may continue the next night.  If you want to support or oppose particular projects, including the MidTown police station, you can go and verbally voice your opinion or check “support” or “oppose” on a form that will be provided by the city.

Tues., Nov. 15 12-6:00 pm.  Careers in Construction Job Fair.  Labor 

Temple (1602 S. Park St).  Learn about careers in the skilled union construction trades, meet professionals, learn about free hands-on training opportunities.

Tues., Nov. 15 12:30-1:30pm  Special Program at Senior Meals, Meadowood Center. “Let’s Talk Medicine.” Free educational program to help people understand how to use medications safely and effectively. To reserve a place, call 238-0196 before 11/14. Freebies and a cash drawing.
Tues, Nov. 15  6:00-8:00 pm Learn to Bake Bread.  It’s a bread baking class with Brian from Stella’s Bakery. Learn how to make a couple of different types of bread through hands-on instruction and practice. At the Meadowridge Library. Registration required. Adults only please. Please call 288-6160 to register starting November 1st.
Wed., Nov. 16 7:30 pm.

James Madison Memorial High School Jazz & Percussion Concert.  
Thurs, Nov. 17  1:00 pm.  Books discussion of Evicted at the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Read the book, join the discussion.  11 copies available from the center.  Call David at 270-4292.
Thurs, Nov. 17 12:30-1:30 pm.  Thanksgiving Dinner at Senior Meals.  More information or to make a reservation, call 238-0196.
Thurs, Nov. 17 1:00-3:00 pm Movie , “Mr. Church,” a heart-warming film.  At the Segoe Terrace activity room (602 Sawyer Terrace).  Free with popcorn. Sponsored by the West Side Senior Center.
Thurs, Nov. 17  6-8 pm Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner held at Elver Park Neighborhood Center, sponsored by Elver Park and Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Centers.  Join together for a traditional Thanksgiving meal and fun for the family.
Thurs, Nov. 17 6:30pm.  Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association Board Meeting.  At 13 Jacob’s Court. Agenda available on our website.Open to all members.
Thurs, Nov. 17  6:30 pm – 7:30 pm  Meadowridge Book Club discusses THE STORYTELLER by Jodi Picot.  An engrossing books with a great story line about love and grief. In this searingly honest novel, Jodi Picoult gracefully explores the lengths to which we will go in order to keep the past from dictating the future.

Thurs., Nov.17-Sat., Nov. 19  Friends of Alicia Ashman Library Book Sale. Pre-sale Thursday, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friends only, join at the door ($5.00/individual, $10.00/ family). Public sale Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bag sale – 1:00 to 3:00 Saturday – $5 a bag.

Fri, Nov. 18  6:30-9:45 pm.  Shorehawks Square Dance and Potluck.  Potluck at 6:45. Dancing at 7:45.  $7 and bring a dish to pass.  There will be a professional caller and all dances will be taught.  Bring a dish to pass and your own place setting and beverage.  West Madison Senior Center.  Contact Alice/JIm 271-6938 or Karen/Dan was 225-7910 with questions.
Tues., Nov .22 10:00 am  Meadowridge Annual Pie Sale.  Stock up for Thanksgiving at the Friends of the Meadowridge Library’s annual – and very popular – pie sale. The sale lasts until all pies have been purchased. There will be many different varieties and all pies will be $10.00. Proceeds benefit the Meadowridge Branch Library.
Wed., Nov. 23  5:00-8:00 pm.  Meadowridge Community Supper.  Watch for more details.