NOTES
Brush collection for Wednesday and Thursday garbage pick-up will start the week of July 17.  Remember, do not put the brush in the street or put leaves or yard waste with the brush.  Yard waste drop off sites are 1501 Badger Road and 402 South Point Road.  For hours, go to: www.cityofmadison.com/streets/yardwaste/dropoffsites.cfm
 
Batteries.  You can drop off your used alkaline batteries at the Badger Road drop off site.  Some businesses charge to take your used batteries. This site is FREE.
 
Thanks to Hilary McElroy, Sarah Kirk and Kristin Scheeler for putting together our first July 4th ice cream social and bike parade in Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park.  A great success.  Pilgrim Park ice cream social to come.
 
EVENTS
Mon., July 10 (and July 17, 24 & 31)  11:00am-12 noon.  Chinese Dance Exercise.  No cost, Drop ins welcome.  Gentle dance and movement to classic Chinese music. West Madison Senior Center.
 
Tues, July 11 and Thurs. July 13  Noon.  Senior meals now served at Good Shepherd Church (Now through Aug. 10)  For reservations and more info, call 238-7368.
 
Tues, July 11  6:30-8:30pm  Internet Security with Cris Carpenter.  Learn to protect your computer, personal information and accounts by recognizing common threats, utilizing effective security software, and employing safe web browsing and emailing practices. Alicia Ashman Library.  To register, go to: http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=64965&ID=64965_
 
Wed., July 12  4-5pm Lego Club at the Meadowridge Library.  For the whole family.  Free. Drop in.
 
Thurs., July 13  5:30-7:30.  Carts for Community. Different carts each week. In Meadowood Park.  (5808 Thrush Lane)
 
Thurs, July13,  7-8pm  Capital City Band. Free concert at Rennebohm Park.  Bring a chair.
 
Fri., July 14 6-8pm  Dinner and a Swim at the Goodman Pool (325 Olin Ave)  Choose from a variety of food carts.  Admission is free from 6-8pm.
 
Sat., July 15  10am-4pm  Friends of the Sequoya Library Book Sale. Westgate Mall, next to TJ Maxx.  Thousands of books for sale each month. CD and DVD selections as well. Bag sale (on selected items) starts at 2 pm.
 
Sun, July 16  10am – 2pm  Ride the Drive.  Fun activities, food and entertainment at Brittingham, Olin and Law parks.  A 4-mile route. Great family outing.
 
COMING UP
Wed., July 19  6:30-8:30 pm Prairie Ridge Park Nature Walk.  (2406 Berkeley Drive–near Raymond and Muir Field Rd).  Join Conservation Supervisor, Paul Quinlan in a guided nature walk. Broad, sweeping views across this glacial ridge provide a glimpse into the landscape of the past.  Free. No registration required.