Correction. The Park/Park Ridge Employment and Training Center is NOT in the Griff’s building yet. It currently is in temporary quarters at 658 Gammon Road.

Correction. Marc Recycling will be this coming Saturday, April 22, from 9-1:00 at 805 Forward Drive. Bring your electronics there between those hours.

Warning. Don’t leave your car unlocked and don’t leave spare keys in your car. There have been incidents where unlocked cars with valet or extra keys have been stolen and trashed.

Registration for Learn 2Ride is now open. MSCR will hold this program May 7 at Memorial HS and June 4 at Warner Park. For ages 4-12. Pre-registration required. For more info, go to: or call 204-3000.

Volunteers are needed for two Learn 2Ride events. Volunteers work as helmet fitters, bike course trainers and bike mechanics. No prior skills need. We have two dates, Sunday, May 7 at Memorial HS and Sunday, June 4 at Warner Park. All volunteers receive a tshirt, snacks and a fun morning outside. For more info, go to:

Registration is now open for Make Music Madison, to be held on June 21. Registration will close May 19. For more info or to register, go to:

Mon., April 17 4:00-5:00 pm Inside Outside Wellness at the Madison Senior Center. The classes meet at 4 once a month. The one-hour classes will cover a variety of topics on nutrition and exercise that are relevant to adults 55+. Call to sign up. Free. 266-6581.
Mon., April 17 6:30-8:00pm Too Much Stuff? 13 Tips that take you from overwhelmed to organized. Advice from Jill Annis, owner of Simply Organized, LLC and a columnist for the Wisconsin State Journal. Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Boulevard. Registration is required beginning March 27. For more information, call 608-266-6385.

Tues., April 18 10:20-11:00 am Meditation Class at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center. This is an 8-week course. Suggested donation $40. This is not the first week. This class will be an introduction for some, and a refresher for others, on several different types of meditation, with the opportunity to practice one type of meditation per week. Instructor: Rebecca Otte-Ford. Call for more info. 467-8360.

Tues., April 18 6:00-8:00 pm Table Top Games Night at the Meadowridge Library. For families of all ages. There’re lots of games to share and enjoy. Free.

Wed., April 19 3:30-5:00pm Chess Club at the Meadowridge Library. Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed., April 19 6:30-8:00pm Dane County UW-Extension Master Gardner volunteers will be giving gardening presentations at the Sequoya Library. Art DeSmet will present a program on Square Ft. and Raised Bed Gardening this week. Participants must register beginning 14 days prior to that event. Call 608-266-6385 for information.

Sat., April 22 9:00-10:00am Pilgrim Park Clean-Up. Join your neighbors in picking up trash and helping to clean up Pilgrim Park. Gloves and trash bags provided. And a treat for your help. Sponsored by Prairie Hills NA.

Sat., April 22 10:00-noon Earth Day Challenge. At Elver Park and other parks in Madison. Join this community-wide volunteer effort to make a difference. Volunteers may assist with trash pickup, raking, weeding, and removing sticks. We will supply gloves, garbage bags and rakes. Rakes at each park will be based on the number of volunteers participating. To sign up, go to:

Mon., April 24 3:30-4:30pm Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Clean-up. Come join the kids from the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center as they clean up the park and green space. Gloves and bags provided. Sponsored by Prairie Hills Neighborhood Assn.

Tues., April 25, 7:00 pm Frank Lloyd Wright on Delavan Lake. The Wright Design Series. Wright’s summer cottage designs. FREE ticket required for admission. Tickets are available subject to venue capacity and are issued on a first come first serve basis. If not sold out, tickets will be available at the event starting at 6:30pm.

Wed., April 26 10:00 am Ask, Persuade and Refer: A program designed to help you recognize the signs of depression and/or suicide crisis in someone you know. Midvale Community Center (4329 Today). Sponsored by SW Triad.

Fri., April 28 7:30-9:30pm Moon Over Monona Terrace. See the moon and other celestial objects through a variety of large, powerful telescopes provided by the Madison Astronomical Society. Activities include short, kid-friendly presentations about the moon, plus a kids’ fun zone with educational games and prizes! On the rooftop of Monona Terrace. A free ticket is required for admission and is available on Eventbrite.