Adult Softball LeaguesMen’s and Women’s Slow Pitch, Coed Slow Pitch and Men’s and Women’s Fast Pitch divisions are available. Check out the new 50+ League for Men. Play begins May 4. Register at

New Shingles Vaccine.  The old vaccine prevented 50 percent,  This one, Shingrix, prevents more than 90 percent.  Talk with your doctor.

Election on April 3.  For information, read the Dane County League of Women Voters’ Candidates’ Answers at or found in last week’s Isthmus. You can also view interviews with the candidates at 

 Madison Maker Faire is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 10am – 5pm at Monona Terrace.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 kids. A free to the public area will be offered on MLK Jr. Boulevard, leading up to the facility. Madison’s call for makers is now open. Makers not selling products can participate at no charge, and makers who choose to sell their products are charged $100 to participate. We encourage under-served audiences to attend through free ticket giveaways at select community centers and local youth organizations.

Tues., March 20, 12:15-12:45 pm UW Extension Nutrition Education
 with Lytonia Floyd.  Colorful and Classic Favorites. Meadowood Neighborhood Center.

Tues,, March 20 6:30-7:30pm The Spice Box: How to Use Spices in Everyday Cooking.  Huma Siddiqui is an author, chef, cooking instructor, and host of White Jasmine:, and its companion cooking show focusing on healthy eating based on multi-cultural traditions.Call 608-824-1780 to reserve your seat. Alicia Ashman Library.

Wed., March 21 11:00-1:00pm. Free Blood Pressure check at the Meadowridge Library.

Wed., March 21  1:30-3:30 West Madison Senior Center moviesWonder.  Free.  Snacks will be served.  At the Alicia Ashman Library (733 N. High Point Rd)

Thurs., March 22 1:00pm  Podcast 101.  Podcasts are a great resource and super popular. If you are interested in listening to current events, books or general information on thousands of topics—this class is for you.  Fitchburg Senior Center. You must call to reserve your spot. 270-4290.

Thurs., March 22 1:00 pm. Thursday Book Group discusses Exit West by Mohsin Hami.  Sequoya Library.

Fri., March 23  6:30-7:30 pm  Dunkirk (2017) PG-13,  Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.  Alicia Ashman Library.

Sat., March 24 1:30-4:30 pm.  Westside Community Garden Registration Day.  For both current gardeners and new folks who would like to have a garden plot here on the Southwest Side.  Meadowood Neighborhood Center.

Mon., March 26 12:00 pm. 
Cooking with Chef Lily (ages 5-8)-Green Foods at the Meadowridge Library.

Mon., March 26 2:00 pm  Cooking with the Kids Chef Lily (Ages 9-12)-Flavors of the Rainbow.  Meadowridge Librarly.

Tues., March 27 9-4pm Spring Break Gaming and Coding Day.  For Middle and High School students.  Learn about computer coding, video gaming and careers in these fields.  Free. Central Library.  Call 729-1208 to register.