NEWS

Brush pickup has ended for the year.  Brush will not be picked up, and if brush is mixed with leaves, the leaves will not be picked up.

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EVENTS

Mon., Nov. 6 10:30am-11:15am
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.   Meadowridge Library, Raymond Rd.

Tue., Nov. 7  6:00pm-8:00pm

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How Should Madison Grow.  One part panel discussion and one part listening session.  The panel discussion is part of our ongoing series called Cap Times Talks: City government reporter, Abigail Becker, will moderate the discussion (titled “How can Madison build more great neighborhoods?”) with a panel.  Location: High Noon Saloon (701 E. Washington)

Tue., Nov. 7 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Holistic Nutrition.  Karen Radtke will discuss how different foods affect us physically and mentally. Karen is a board-certified nurse practitioner and a board-certified nurse coach. No registration is required for this program.  Meadowridge Library Community Rooms A and B and Kitchen.

Wed., Nov. 8 4:30pm-5:30pm

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Read to a Dog.  Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Meadowrdige Library.

Thr., Nov. 9  1:00-4:00pm  

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Coffee Klatch.  Common Wealth Development is hosting a Coffee Klatch at their new satellite office, 5902 Raymond Rd.  CommonWealth will be working in Southwest Madison on a safe neighborhood program, as part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.  Stop by for coffee, tea or water to meet staff and ask questions about the program.  (Another Coffee Klatch is scheduled for Tues., Nov 14 from 9-11).

Thr., Nov. 9 2:00pm-3:15pm

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Book Discussion: “Notorious RBG”.  Discussion of “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg” by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik. The next title will be available for pick-up following the discussion, with extra copies available at the reference desk while supplies last.  Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. Highpoint Rd.

Thr., Nov. 9 6:30pm 

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Film Screenng:  A screening of one of the most acclaimed films of the year, a box office hit and a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro”. A panel discussion follows the film.  More info:  aweatherbyflowers@madisonpubliclibrary.org or call 243-0520.  Madison Public Library, 201 W. Mifflin St.

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Fri., Nov. 10  11:00am 

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Veteran’s Day recognition at the Fitchburg Senior Center.  There will be a presentation by the Badger Honor Flight.  Lunch at noon.  Veterans and guest are free.  Make reservations by Nov. 8. ?  5510 Lacy Rd., Fitchburg.

Sat., Nov. 11 – VETERAN’S DAY

Sat., Nov 11 10:00am-11:00am

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Learn to … fly!  The “Learn to” series explores a different concept each month through hands on making! Drop in, and learn something new as you explore interesting materials and technology. This month, explore different flying objects and propulsion methods! Create rubber band powered gliders, force driven catapults, or design your own wind powered stomp rocket! Ages 6 and up, younger siblings welcome if accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.  Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

COMING UP

Dec. 6, 2017 6:00pm-7:30pm

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Neighborhood Grant Workshop.  This is an optional workshop for those interested in submitting grant applications.   Applications for grants are due by February 19 for a City of Madison Neighborhood Grant to improve the capacity or appearance of your neighborhood. New this year, groups of residents may apply.  City-County Building, Room 103A.  More information at http://www.cityofmadison.com/dpced/planning/neighborhood-grants/1576/  (Updates are expected in the coming week).