NEWS

​​Good News!! ​​An Elver Park Farmers’ Market has been approved by the Park Commission and has received some funding from the SEED program from the City of Madison. Now, we need vendors and a market manager. If you know someone who is interested in either, please contact Gloria Meyer at GKMeyer68@gmail.com .

​​The Madison Parks Division is updating the Park and Open Space Plan for 2018-2022. Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GZ9SGCL to take a survey. There is also a link to the plan web page at the start of the survey. The final Community Visioning Session will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at the Central Library, downtown Madison.

​​The Madison Police Department is seeking public input as part of a third-party study chartered by the City Council. The survey can be found at http://www.cityofmadison.com/mpdstudy/ .
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EVENTS

​​Mon., Mar. 13 10:45am-11:30am
​​Wonder Works. Explore science, technology, engineering & math through play (and books!) For children ages 3 – 5. Register at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=58085&ID=58085_ . Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

​​Tue., Mar. 14 4:00pm-5:00pm
​​Library LEGO Club. Join other LEGO fans and build your own unique creation. Meadowridge Library, Raymond Rd.

​​Wed., Mar. 15 10:30am-11:00am
Storytime for the Very Young. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. No registration required.(For children ages 0?-30 months.). Meadowridge Library.
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Thr. Mar. 16 4:00pm-5:30pm
After School Art – Origami. 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 at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=60262&ID=60262_ . Meadowridge Library.

​​Thr. Mar. 16 6:30pm-7:30pm
​​Meadowridge Book Club – HALF THE SKY: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn. Meadowridge Library.

​​Thr., Mar. 16 1:00pm
​​Thursday At The Lab: The politics of resentment – video series. In this video, Katherine Cramer, Professor​ ​in the Department of Political Science, shares the results of a five year study to determine how people around Wisconsin view Madison, its people and the university. Cramer explores an urban-rural divide and the implications in statewide politics. Discussion will include an examination of the data and how urbanites might build bridges with persons in rural areas outstate. Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 E. Lacy Rd.

​​Fri., Mar. 17 10:00am-11:00am
​​Consumer Fraud & Seniors. Are you being targeted? This one hour presentation by the Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection will go over trends, common fraud, senior fraud and how to protect yourself from the many scams out there. The focus will be on fraud that targets seniors, and there will be time for questions. Please register at 266-6581. Madison Senior Center, 330 West Mifflin St.

​​Fri., Mar. 17 6:30pm-8:00pm
​​WI Film Festival Sneak Peak. A free preview of this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival (March 30-April 6, 2017). Watch trailers from this year’s films, learn about the ins and outs of the festival from festival organizers, and bring your questions about this year’s festival. Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.

​​Sat., Mar. 18 10:30am-12:00pm
​​Tiny Acts of Kindness. Drop in to meet Bubbler Artist Danika Brubaker and create, tag, and hide a kindness-themed creation for a stranger to discover. Conspire to make someone’s day a little brighter, leave with the thrill of sharing your artistic creation with a stranger. Sequoya Library.
​​COMING UP

​​Mon., Mar. 20 6:15pm
​​The Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association board of directors will meet and discuss activities for the rest of this year, including park clean-up, ice cream socials, etc. Plus grants applied for and received will be discussed. The agenda will be posted to the Prairie Hills website by March 15. At Meadowridge Library, Blue Room.

​​Sat., Mar. 25 3:00pm-4:00pm
​​2nd Annual Pie and Board Game Day. Prairie Hills will host a free pie day at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center, next to the Library on Raymond Rd. Get a slice of your favorite pie or try a new one. Board games will be available for families and friends for an hour of fun.

​​Sun., Mar. 19 8:00am-12:00pm
​​Fitchburg Senior Center Pankcake Breakfast Fundraiser. $7 Adults, $4 Children up to 10. Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 E. Lacy Rd.

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