NEWS

​​School Crossing Guard positions remain open. Deadline for application is 4/16/2017. See http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1652080 for details.

​​The Pie and Game Social, held Saturday, was great success. Lots of folks and their kids were there, eating pie and cookies and playing board games. A big thanks to everyone who pitched in to help, but a special thanks to Sarah Kirk who organized the event and spread the word to friends and acquaintances.
​​EVENTS
​​Tue., March 28 4:00pm-5:30pm
​​Pokemon Club. Do you love Pokémon? Learn to play during the first 15 minutes, and then compete against other kids! Families or All Ages. Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

​​Wed., March 29 6:00pm-8:00pm
​​Starting Plants from Seed. No need to wait — start your garden now — a hands-on presentation about indoor seed-starting will take you through the basics step-by-step. Leave with some potted-up tomato or pepper seeds of your own! Everything is provided. Great for the kids, too. Sequoya Library.

​​Thr., March 30 12:00pm-1:00pm
​​West Madison Senior Coalition Free Lunches. Nutritious meals for those 60 and older. The meal is served at noon sharp! The suggested minimum donation is $4.00 but participants are encouraged to pay what they can afford. Transportation to the meal is available with an additional $1.00 donation. Meal and bus reservations or cancellations should be made by noon the preceding day by calling 238-0196. Meadowridge Library.

​​Thr., March 30 6:00pm-7:00pm
​​Community Dinner at Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center. Enjoy a home-cooked meal and meet and greet your neighbors. Parking is limited to Lucy Lane and parts of Jacob’s Way.

​​Thr., March 30 6:30pm-7:30pm
​​Evening Family Storytime. Unwind at the library as a family with evening storytime. Bring your dinner or snack and join us for stories, puppets, and songs to appeal to all ages. Pick out a great book from Ms. Rebecca’’s stack to take home and read before bed that night. No registration necessary. Sequoya Library.

​​Thr., March 30 4:30pm-7:30pm
​​Memorial High School College Access Fair. At this fair, you will learn about Financial Aid, support structures in college, College and Dorm Life, Financial Literacy for College, and Multicultural Resources for College. We will also host sessions to help fill out the FAFSA(*) form for financial aid, and Madison College will be hosting a Free Application Session. *For FAFSA application, please bring 2015 tax documents.

​​Fri., March 31 6:30pm-8:30pm
​​Fifth Friday: Poetry Improv. Kick off National Poetry Month (April 2017) with a fun night of reading and reciting poetry of your choice. Whether it’s your own works or those of your favorite poet. Come to read. Come to listen. Come to enjoy. Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.

​​Fri., March 31 – No School (Staff Day)

​​Sat., April 1 10:00 am-while supplies last.
​​Pansy Sale at Olbrich Gardens​.​ Buy pansy, panola or viola plants grown in Olbrich’s own greenhouses. $6 each pot of three plus tax.
​​COMING UP

​​Sun., April 2 1:30pm-2:30pm
​​Sunday Jazz at Sequoya: Diftless Regionaires. Stop by Sequoya on Sundays to enjoy live jazz performed by local area musicians. Performances will be in the large meeting rooms off to the side from the “Ask Here” desk; most performances are 1:30-3:30 with a set break in the middle.

​​May 13 10am-2pm
​​Annual Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Event. Alliant Energy Center in the northeast parking lot. Fifty gallon rain barrels and compost bins will be $30 off through the event and residents can save $85 off the one-hundred gallon rain barrel. Pre-order online before May 1st using the promo code MAD17 and save an additional $10. For more information visit http://www.cityofmadison.com/streets/compost/CompostBinSale.cfm

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