Brush collection is now over.  If you have brush, you can take it to the collection site at  1501 Badger Road (not to the one on South Point Road. For hours, etc., go to:
Yard waste collection is continuing.  For our area, pick-up is pending, within the next week or two.  Yard waste includes:

Game Day Specials at Madison Golf Courses.  On days with Badger or Packers home games, get low golf rates and food and drink specials.  Also, it’s  sign-up time for fall leagues.  Call the Odana Hills Golf Course 266-4724 for more info.
A Free Open Computer Lab is available at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center Tues.-Fri. from 9:00am-2:30pm and from 9:00am to 1:45pm on Mondays.

Mon., Oct. 16,  Sign up for Community Baby Shower (see Oct. 21 below)  Call 770-9588 or email
Mon., Oct 16 (and succeeding Mondays) 12-12:45. Meditation at Monona Terrace. Free and open to the public.  Walk-ins welcome.
Tues., Oct. 17  6-7pm  West Side Boxing Club Starts.   At  the Elver Park Neighborhood Center.  For ages 12 to 19 yrs old,  male or female. Fees are $68 dollars for the year to be USA Boxing registered and to buy hand wraps.  Reduced fees available.  Packets and information at the Elver Park Neighborhood Center.  Contact Justin Nelson at 608-279-3164 for more information.
Wed., Oct. 18  (and following Wednesdays) 10:30-noon  Cribbage at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center.  Just before the noon Senior lunches.  Free.
Thurs., Oct., 19 (and following Thursdays)  10:30am and 12:45-2:00pm  Cribbage at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center.  Free. 
Thurs., Oct. 19  9-11:30 am  Health and Resource Fair at the Madison Senior Center (330 West Mifflin).  Free health screenings, over 25 vendors, drawings for prizes, healthy snacks.  Dementia Friendly Communities at 9:15; Exercise for Arthritis Pain and Stiffness at 10:15.
Fri., Oct 20 5:30-7:30 and Sat., Oct 21  9- 1 pm  Meadowridge Library Book Sale.  Lots of books available.  $5 for a bag of books, from noon to 1:00 on Saturday.  At the library.
Fri., Oct. 20 by end of school.  End of collection for Falk School Rummage Sale (Oct. 28). Drop off during school hours and place items in the bin outside room 105. If you want to donate baked goods, you can drop them off with Ms. Kiki the day before the event, or bring them the morning of. No peanuts in your ingredients, please! 
Sat., Oct. 21  Noon- 2 pm   Community Baby Shower at the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center.  Free diapers, wipes, clothing and more plus lunch.  Register by Oct. 16 to 770-9588 or
Sun., Oct. 22  1:30-3:30 pm  Sunday Jazz at Sequoya with the Caig Mason Combo.  CMC is a group of local musicians with a rich variety of backgrounds and experiences. Please visit them on Facebook!

Tues., Oct. 24 5 pm  Bucky Book Swap at the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Bring your Bucky Book, bring list of page numbers of coupons you want and the ones you don’t. Trading is fast and furious.
Tues., Oct. 24  6-7:30 pm  Final Listening Session on 2018 City Budget.  Alders Cheeks, Phair and McKinney at Fire Station #7 (1810 McKenna).  Topic is safety, equity and opportunity.
Wed., Oct. 25  6-9 pm Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Presentation. At the West District Police Station.  To register, contact: Lt. Chalecki at
Thurs., Oct. 26  6:30– 7:30 pm.  Book Discussion of UW-Madison’’s 2017 Go Big Read Book, “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance. This New York Times bestseller is personal reflection on upward mobility in America seen through the lens of a white, working-class family in the Midwest.  His story has sparked discussion about social, economic, and political issues nation-wide. Go to: to find more information, including other discussion dates.
Fri., Oct. 27  6:30-9 pm  Moon over Monona Terrace.  View the moon and planets through various telescopes on the roof of Monona Terrace.  Kids’ activities and presentation included.  Free tickets needed for admission.  Call 261-4000.