Prairie Hills Potluck will be held, Tues, Oct. 10 6-8pm at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Entree will be provided. Come, bring the family, meet your neighbors. If possible, bring a snack, dessert, salad or side dish. Short business meeting to elect officers will follow. The slate offered by the board of directors is: President: Tara Keenan; Vice President: Zach Scheeler; Treasurer: Jacob Ela.

Phone scam.​ The West Police District reports a scam in the area​.​ ​Y​oung males are approaching people and asking to use their phone. When the citizen gives up the phone to allow the person to use it, the suspects take off running with it.​ So, please politely refuse to hand over your phone.

Mayor’s Roundtable. You can still register for ​this ​city-wide event scheduled for Saturday, October 7th from 8 am to 12 pm at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center​. ​ FREE. ​There will be an opening presentation by the mayor and the director of planning and development, followed by a choice of 8 workshops.​ ​Childcare and translations provided.Register

Accountant wanted. The City of Madison Engineering Division is currently recruiting for a permanent Accountant 1 or 2. The job posting can be viewed online at The application deadline is October 16th, 2017.​

Need to dispose of your mattress? ​The team at ​has ​created a guide on how mattresses can be recycled, donated, and disposed of legally.​ ​You can a look at the resource here:

Police Department Survey. This is a survey about your neighborhood and police services. It takes about 5 minutes to fill out and the police department would appreciate the input.
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​The Madison Police Department has been awarded an $850,000 grant for two years for community building and crime prevention in Southwest Madison. The Byrne grant, from the U.S. Department of Justice, will be administered by Common Wealth Development. This grant follows a planning grant that was awarded in 2015.​

​Tues., Oct. 3 9am-3pm Free Winter Car Inspection for 55+. At West Towne Firestone. Sponsored by RSVP, West Madison TRIAD, Madison Police Department, Firestone.

Wed., Oct. 4 6-9pm Alder Skidmore is holding a Public Safety Listening Session ​at ​City Center West Conference Center, 525 Junction Rd. Discussion of police budgets and other safety items.​

​Thurs., Oct. 5 ​3:30​ ​- 5:30 pm​ Minecraft Club.​ Bring your own device, or play with friends on our server. No account necessary, ages 17 and under.​ ​Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance.

​Fri., Oct. 6 6:30-8:30 pm Coloring-for-grownups. Coloring for adults can be a stress-reliever, and a low-pressure way to get your creative juices flowing. Break out your crayons, colored pencils, or markers. (We’ll provide these, but feel free to bring your own if you have favorites).Start coloring. (We’ll have a variety of coloring sheets to choose from).​ At the Alicia Ashman Library.​

​Sat., Oct. 7 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sequoya Library Book Sale. At 442 Westgate Mall, next to TJMaxx. Thousands of books for sale each month. Nonfiction titles are sorted by category for easy browsing. Fiction titles for all ages! CD and DVD selections as well. Bag sale (on selected items) starts at 2 pm.​

​Sat., Oct. 7 and the following two Saturdays, 12:00-2:30pm Little Picassos: a free art program for K-6th grade kids​ at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center.​ Children will learn to paint on canvas, make clay sculptures, draw self-portraits and more. Snack provided Registration required. Permission slips are available at the Meadowood Neighborhood​ Center desk of contact Ms. Leora at le

​Sat., Oct. 7 2:30-4:45pm Ping Pong will be available at the Meadowood Neighborhood Center, sponsored by the West Madison Senior Center​.

Sat., Oct. 7 Mayor’s Rountable (see Notes above)