NEWS

The 2017-2018 Madison Metropolitan School District ​​calendar is now available. See https://www.madison.k12.wi.us/calendar .

Madison School / Community Recreation is holding an ​​online charity auction, continuing until July 19th at 8PM. For more info visit https://www.32auctions.com/mscr2017

​​EVENTS

​​Mon., July 17 12:00pm
​​Madison Senior Center Ice Cream Social. July is National Ice Cream Month. Join us upstairs on the Roof Top Patio for an ice cream social every week in July. Learn fun facts about ice cream, meet fellow ice cream lovers and enjoy the patio. 330 W. Mifflin St.

​​Mon., July 17 10:30am-11:00am
​​Preschool Storytime. A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Registration not required. Meadowood Library, Raymond Rd.

​​Tue., July 18 6:00pm-8:00pm
​​Tabletop Game Night. The Meadowood library has a ton of tabletop games, just waiting to be played! Drop in a join in!

​​Tue., July 18 6:00pm-7:00pm
​​Supper Club. Discover great apps for kids in this new evening digital storytime for families. Pack a picnic from home or have dinner delivered to the library. No pre-registration required. Alicia Ashman library, 733 N. High Point Rd.

​​Wed., July 19 10:30am
​​Concussions 101. In his presentation “But it was just a little bump on the head,” Karl Curtis, executive director of the Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin, will explain why you should always see a doctor if you hit your head and feel woozy. He will discuss how your brain works, the dangers of untreated head trauma (even if you think it wasn’t that bad), and the leading causes and symptoms of concussions and more serious brain injuries. Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 E. Lacy Road.

​​Wed., July 19 6:30pm-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.

​​Thr., July 20 1:00pm-3:00pm
​​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. Meadowridge Library.

​​Thr., July 20 3:30pm-4:30pm
​​Tech Class for Seniors. Part 1 of a two-part series for any senior wanting to learn how to use the computer for practical daily tasks. Part one will focus on basic skills; how to use the mouse, read the desktop, open a browser. Part two will tackle email; send, reply, attach, and forward. Register online at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=65548&ID=65548_ . Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

​​Fri., July 21 3:00pm-6:00pm
​​Madison Writing ​Assistance​​. Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems or any other kind of writing. Basic computer help, such as setting up email accounts, searching for jobs online, or filling out online job applications, is also available. Call 266-6385 to register, or register online at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=64625&ID=64625_

​​Sat., July 22 1:00pm-3:30pm
​​One on One Computer Coaching. Sign up for a one-hour session (starting at 1pm or 2:30pm) with a Computer Coach providing individualized instruction on using word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel) and other computer basics. Register online at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=64346&ID=64346_ . Alicia Ashman Library.