A good time was had by all at the Pilgrim Ice Cream Social.  +Over 100 ice cream treats and 35 popsicles were consumed.  Special thanks to Adam Bradshaw for all his help.  
Elver Park Farmers’ Market--Last two weeks.  Come out and support your market. Sat., Sept 9 and 16, 8am to noon.
Join a Tuesday morning bowling league.  Mixed bowling league in its 46th year.  9am.  Starts this Tuesday.  Contact John at
Interested in some Day Trips this fall?  MSCR has them from Art and Wine in Cederberg to Christmas shopping in Chicago.  If interested, go to or call 204-3000.
Changes are coming to the West Madison Senior Center programs.  A Wednesday lunch will be added Sept. 20, as will cribbage and other activities.  There is already a Food Pantry on Thursdays for anyone over 60 from 10-12 noon.
Mon.,  Sept. 4  Labor Day!
Mon., Sept. 4  noon to 5:30, Labor Fest at the Labor Temple (1602 S. Park).  Food, music, dancing, beer.  Open to the public, for families and friends.  Free.
Tues, Sept. 5   6-8pm Table Top Game Night.  Lots of board games for families to enjoy at the Meadowridge Library.
Tues, Sept. 5  6:30-7:30pm  Digital Privacy.  At the Alicia Ashman Library for adults and teens.  The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) presents a talk on Digital Privacy. Much of the privacy protection we need in today’’s world need technological and legislative solutions, but there are simple steps that everyone can take to improve their digital privacy. Join us for a discussion about current events, political trends, your rights, and suggestions for protecting your digital privacy.
Wed., Sept. 6  4:30-5:30pm  Read to a Dog at the Meadowridge Library.  Bring your favorite book or select one there.  Call to register.  Slots till up fast. Grades K-5.   288-6160.
Wed., Sept. 6  6:30pm Public Hearing on the Transportation Improvement Program.  At the City-County Building (210 MLK jr.Blvd).  Room 354.  To review the draft document, go to
Wed., Sept. 6  5:30-7:30pm  Listening Session with Alders Cheeks and Phair about the 2018 Budget.  At the Meadowridge Library.  For more information about their plan, Addressing Safety, Equity and Opportunity Issues in the 2018 Budget, go to:  (Similar meeting on Sept. 9.  See below)
Fri., Sept. 8  4:30pm  JMM Varsity Poms Fall Mini-Clinic.  For girls and boys entering grades K through 8.  Learn a routine, Perform at the Spartan Football Game.  Registration 4:15 at JMM Cafeteria, followed by instruction and dinner.  Perform at 7:00.  $30 registration fee.  Contact Erin Crochet at
Fri., Sept. 8  7:30pm  Movies with Madison Parks–Moana.  Shown in Meadowood Park.  Free.  For the whole family.
Sat., Sept. 9  10:00am-noon.  Listening Session with Matt Phair and Maurice Cheeks.  Sequoia Library (4340 Tokay)  For more info, see Wed. above.
Sun., Sept. 10  1:30-3:30pm  Jazz at Sequoya Library.  Rachel Heuer Quartet.  The quartet plays a mixture of classic jazz and contemporary music, often with a focus on their own original compositions. Performances will be in the large meeting rooms off to the side from the “Ask Here” desk.