Community Garden Spaces Available. The Meadowood Kietzke Community Garden at Meadowood Baptist Church has some spaces available. There are a total of 14 plots and they are looking for some new gardeners.  Plots are 20 x 20 and could be shared by two families if preferred. Email Nancy.howard67@yahoo.com.
Brush collection.  The city is finishing the Monday district brush collection and should get toTuesday and Wednesday this week.  Put your brush out on the terrace for collection.
Wanted:  Newsletter writer for every other week for the Prairie Hills newsletter.  We would love some help.  If you are interested, just respond to this email.
Hearing Aid Recycling Program.  The UWSHC Hearing Aid Recycling program (HARP) provides free or low-cost reconditioned behind-the-ear hearing aids and other services.  The clinic sees one to two new HARP recipients per month.  The program is designed for people without financial resources to obtains hearing aids.  For more info, call 890-1504 or email HARP@csd.wisc.edu.
Mon., May 15 10:30-11:30am  Sensory Science.  At the Meadowridge Library. Come and explore your five senses with these exploratory science programs designed for younger learners who are just discovering the world.  For preschoolers.  Register by calling 288-6160 or online. Registration began 4/25. 
Mon., May 15  6:15pm Prairie Hills Board Meeting.  Meadowridge Library, Blue Room.  Discussions around membership drive, city plans for reducing violence, housing options and ice cream socials.  
Tues., May 16  Indoor Pickle Ball.  Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Advanced play 8:30-10:30am.  Beg/Intermed.  10:30am-12:30pm.   Open play 1:00-3:00pm in the upper level.
Tues. May 16 2:00-6:00pm Madison Police Department Appreciation and Open House–West District (1710 Mckenna).  Refreshments galore.  Everyone welcome.
Tues., May 2 3:00-5:00pm Rap Sessh at Meadowridge Library.  Local musician, Rob Dz, is passionate about words, and the power held in the words we choose. After school music production and personal branding workshops. Teens will be challenged to tell their story through poetry, lyrics and music. Grades 6-12.
Wed., May 17  11:30am,  Celebrating Older Americans Month.  Seniors 90 and older will be recognized with a group photo and gift.  Lunch served at noon followed by Fitchburg Singers.  At the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Call 270-4290 at least one day in advance.  If 90 or older, please let them know when you make your reservation.
Thurs., May 18 6:30-7:30pm  Meadowridge Book Club.  A discussion of the MARCH trilogy by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell.  The MARCH trilogy is a black and white graphic novel memoir about the Civil Rights Movement, told from the perspective of US Congressman John Lewis. All three titles have received numerous awards.

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Sat., May 20  9:00am-1:00pm eRecycling at Marc (805 Forward Drive).  Take your electronics for recycling–TV’s. cell phones, computers, etc.
Sat., May 20  Noon-3:00pm.  Fun Fair at Falk School.  Food, games, prizes and a client auction.  Help raise funds for school activities and trips.  
Thurs., May 25  6:15-7:30pm  Latino Heritage Night at Huegel School.  Food, fun, crafts. Traditional dances. Free.
Thurs., May 25   6-7:00pm  Community Dinner at the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center. All welcome.  Free.
Thursdays starting June 1.  7-9pm   Concerts on the Rooftop at Monona Terrace.  Free.  Lots of band for dancing and fun.  Capacity limited.  Go to communityevents@mononaterrace.com.
Starting June 3, Double Dollars at many farmers’ markets.  For more info, to to wwww.cacscw.org/ebt/php.