High Point Road Bridge Construction. Beginning Feb. 6, 2017 and lasting until Sept. 1,this project will replace the existing bridge carrying High Point Road over US 12/14 (West Beltline Highway) and reconstruct 0.26 miles of High Point Road between Goldenrod Lane and D’Onofrio Drive.  High Point Road will be widened to accommodate two lanes of traffic plus a bike lane in each direction.  Sidewalk will be constructed along both sides of High Point Road.  South High Point Road will be closed to traffic from Watts Road To D’Onofrio Drive for the duration of the project.

Shots fired Sat. 12:15 in 6200 Block of Jacob’s Way.  If you have any information, contact the West District or Crimestoppers at 266-6014.

Phone scam. Phone scam called “Can You Hear Me”.  You may have also heard news reports about this. Here’s a link to one report:
If you’d like to know a bit more about this, you can also go to and read their findings.
AARP tax help is available at the Fitchburg Senior Center on various Fridays, starting Feb. 17.  Call 270-4290.  And at the Sequoya Library on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Call 266-6385
Tues., Feb. 7  6:00-7:30pm LEGO Night with Bricks4Kidz at Falk School Open schoolhouse.  Sandwiches, chips and cookies from Milios.
Tues., Feb. 7  6:00-8:00pm  Table-Top Game Night at the Meadowridge Library.  Board games for families of all ages.
Tues., Feb. 7  6:30pm  Community Book Discussion of Evicted.  At Good Shepherd Church (Raymond Rd and Whitney Way)
Tuesday, February 7, 7:00 p.m.  Madison Board of Education candidate forum, sponsored by GRUMPS (Grandparents United for Madison Public Schools).  Christ Presbyterian Church, 944 E. Gorham St.  All 6 candidates have confirmed attendance. Election is Tuesday, Feb. 21.  Early voting has started.
Wed., Feb. 8  3:00-5:00pm Meadowridge Minecraft Club.Come to library for multiplayer Minecraft action. Bring your own computer, or use one of ours. No account necessary. K-5 and teens 6-12 grades.
Thurs., Feb.9  Art-Scratch Art. 

Let yourself unwind after school with interactive projects from Bubbler artists. Ages 7-12. Registration begins 2 weeks before each class date. Call 288-6160 or online to register.

Thurs., Feb. 9  6:00-8:00pm  Computer and Literacy Skills for Employment. For adults who want to improve their reading, writing and general communication skills. Each student will have an individual lesson plan and will work through the semester on completing that plan. By the Literacy Network at the Meadowridge Library. Please register for the entire series,January 26-May 11. Contact Ezi at the Literacy Network, (608)244-3911, ext. 33, for more information or to register. 
Fri, Feb. 10  6:45-8:45pm  International Film Movement Series.  My Love, Don’t Cross that River. At the Alicia Ashman Public Library on the second Friday of the month.  Thought provoking international films from the Film Movement Series.

Sat., Feb. 11  10:30-noon  

Dive into the world of cartooning with guest artists and fun comic-related activities on Saturday mornings… and enjoy some vintage cartoons while you’re at it! Breakfast snacks provided by the friends of Sequoya library. Drop in any time, no registration required. Ages 6-12, younger supervised siblings welcome. At Sequoya Library.

Tues., Feb 14, Fri., Feb. 17 and Sat., Feb. 18 Romance Under the Stars: Special Valentine’s Day show at the MMSD planetarium.  Register at
Tues., Feb. 14  6:00-9:00pm Valentine’s Day Boomer Bash  at the Brink Lounge.  Live DJ, 60’s and 70’s music, age 55+, Sponsored by Madison Senior Center.  Tickets are $10 at the door.  Buy your ticket by Wed., Feb. 8 and be entered in a drawing for Packerland Pilsner gift basket.  Call 266-6581 for more info.
Thurs, Feb. 16  6:00-8:00pm  Black History Month Celebration at the Elver Park Neighborhood Center.  Dinner and family-friendly activities, sponsored by Elver Park and Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Centers. Free.