NOTES
Wanda Fullmore Summer Internship (For high school students)  The City of Madison, with Common Wealth Development, offers paid summer internships for 40-50 high school students. To be eligible, youth must reside in the City of Madison and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Preference will be given to those entering 11th or 12th grade and who face barriers to employment. Interested youth and their parents/guardians must complete the application packet and submit it at any of our open interview meetings. For more info contact: Common Wealth Development, 608.256.3527.
 
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EVENTS
Mon., March 5  10:45-11:15 am Wonder Works at the Sequoya Library.  

Explore science, technology, engineering and math through play (and books). For children ages 3-5 years old. Register beginning 2/19 for the four-week session (Mar 5 – Mar 26) by phone at 266-6385 or online at www.madisonpubliclibrary.org.

 
Tues., March 6​  10-11 am Victorian’s Secrets: The Revealing History of Women’s Underwear.  

The huge skirts! The small waists! How did Victorian women manage to create these fashionable looks? With underwear, of course. Join Leslie Bellais, Curator of Social History at the Wisconsin Historical Society, takes a peak under the dresses of fashionable Victorian ladies, looks at the layers of underwear, and explores how these undergarments reflected societal values.

​ At the Madison Senior Center (330 W. Mifflin)​ 
 
Tues., March 6  Briarpatch Youth Job Center @ PEPR
The Briarpatch Youth Employment Program is coming to the Park Edge/Park Ridge Employer Center beginning on March 6. Learn and practice the skills to find, get, and keep a job. This 3-week, 6-session program is followed by one-on-one employment counseling.

​ For more info, contact Sean.hubbard@briaripatch.org or call 245-2550 ex. 1108​
 
 
Wed., March 7  4:30-5:30pm  Read to a Dog.  Bring your favorite book to delight a special, furry friend.  Meadowridge Library.  First come, first served.
 
Wed., March 7  6-8pm  The Literacy Network at the Meadowridge Library.  

Improve reading, writing and computer skills! Call Ezi at 244-3991 Ext 10 to register, space is limited.

 
Thurs., March 8 6:30-8:00 pm  Ink Drop Art.​  

Join instructor Theresa Kim in this relaxing art experience. This workshop is all about discovering the magic in letting go when dropping alcohol ink on yupo paper. Allowing ourselves to be surprised and curious without expectations. The stress goes away, the worries disappear, and you are fully in the moment.​ At the Alicia Ashman Library.

 
Fri., March 10  6:30-8:30pm  International Films;  Illegal.  

Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-yer old son, Ivan, is constantly on her guard to avoid deportation. For those who seek an international experience (with subtitles)!

​  At the Alicia Ashman Library.
 
COMING UP
Tues., March 13  7:00pm  Food + Farms Film Festival

join Fair Share CSA Coalition and presenting sponsors, for an entertaining evening featuring beautiful films and inspiring speakers at the Food + Farms Film Festival. The second annual event will screen a series of short to medium-length films highlighting a future of healthy and just food systems. At the High Noon Saloon​.​

 
​Thurs., March 15  10:30am  Memory Cafe.  This program is designed for people with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s or other dementias.  It is a place where individuals with memory loss and their care partners can get together with others and with facilitators from the Alzheimer’s Association.  At the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Questions?  call David at 270-4292.​
 
March 16,  10-2 pm  

Teen Summer Job Fair @ULGM

​ on Park Street.​

Visit with representatives from 7 different employers looking to hire teens this summer, and 7 different youth employment programs that can help teens prepare for and find summer jobs. MMSD staff will also be on hand with information about how some of these programs can students fulfill  academic and career planning (ACP) goals while also earning school credit. Free shuttle buses from the Park Edge/Park Ridge Employment Center. 

  For more info, call 571-2692.
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