NOTES
​Tax Help from AARP available for seniors at t

he Fitchburg Senior Center.  Fridays: Feb 23, March 9, March 23 and April 6.  These are 45-minute slots, so your taxes must be straightforward.  Call 270-4290  for a 45 minute appointment.


Tax help also available at the Sequoya Library. Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting Feb. 6 through Feb. 28  Call 266-6385 to set up an appointment.
 
Community Health Clinics available at the Meadowridge Library selected hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Contact Sheray at 622-2355 for more info.
 
LOCK YOUR CARS, EVEN WHEN WARMING THEM UP.   We had 57 stolen autos in the city last month. Of those, 94% had the keys in the car and 71% were unlocked and running. 
 
Senior Coalition Survey.  The Madison Senior Coalitions, a group of non-profits that provide programs and services for Madison adults over 60 who live independently, is conducting a short 2 minute survey. Click the link below to start the survey. Thank you for your participation!  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MD23FWX
 
EVENTS
Tues., Feb.6  12:15-12:45pm  Nutrition Education with the  UW Extension.  “Foods Safe: So Am I.”  Meadowood Neighborhood Center.
 
Wed., Feb.7  4:30-5:30pm  Read to a Dog at the Meadowridge Library.  What a nice way to encourage reading.  First-come, first-served.  For grades K-5th.
 
Thurs., Feb. 8  11-2:00pm  Latinx Support Group. Meeting for Senior Lunch program at the Meadowridge Center.  For more info, call Rodrigo at 1-800-1316.
 
Fri., Feb. 9  SNOW GLOW at Elver Park.  Here are the scheduled events.  All are free but the first three require pre-registration.  Call 266-4711or go to: https://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/snow-glow-2018
    1:30-3:00pm  Learn to Snowshoe from an experienced instructor  from REI. Participants must weigh 40 pounds or more. Must register.
 
    3-4:30pm.  Learn to Cross-Country Ski Bring your skis or rent them at the park. Must register
 
    4:00-5:00pm  Learn to Track Critters.Must register.
 
    5-6:30pm  Night Glow Sledding. No registration required.
 
    6-8:00pm  Groove and Glide. Enjoy skating under colorful lights.  No registration required.  https://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/groove-glide-at-elver-park for more information.
 
Sat., Feb. 10  9:30-11:00am  Community Breakfast at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  Meet your neighbors, enjoy a great breakfast.
 
Sat. Feb. 10  10:00-11:30am  Learn to Broomball at Elver Park.  Outdoor sport similar to hockey but with a ball.  Registration required.  Call 266-4711.
 
Sat., Feb. 10  7-11pm  Bounce at the Monona Terrace.  A fun time for adults with games featuring giant inflatables, a photo booth, cash bar and more.  Call 261-4000 for more info and to register or go to communityevents.mononaterrace.com
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Mon., Feb. 12 11:45am African American Athletes in the 1936 Winter Olympics: Documentary.  Fitchburg Senior Center.  Free.  For lunch after, call 270-4292.
 
Feb. 14-17  Romance Under the Stars, fund-raiser for the MMSD Planetarium.  Enjoy a great show at the MMSD planetarium (201 S. Gammon),  $25 a couple.  Reservations at mscr.org.
 
Thurs., Feb. 15  6:30pm  Meadowridge Book Club  This month it’s Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler.  The story of a forbidden interracial relationship.  Copies are available for checkout now.