NEWS

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No Fun and Games with Stomach Bugs.   The Centers for Disease Control has a web page on the Norovirus virus family – the most common cause of “stomach flu” (as opposed to influenza).  Read more at https://www.cdc.gov/norovirus/index.html  and about the equally unpleasant rotavirus at https://www.cdc.gov/rotavirus/

Brat Fest Volunteers Needed.  The West Madison Senior Center is look for volunteers to help raise money for the WMSC Memorial Day weekend,May25-28.  Contact Tiffany (tiffanys@wmseniorcenter.org) if you are interested.

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Cross Country Skiing:  All Madison Parks courses are now open.  http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/facilities/skitrails.cfm

EVENTS

Mon., Feb. 12 2:30pm-4:30pm

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Make Valentines at the Library.  Join Ali to make valentines for your friends, family or yourself! Supplies provided. Drop-in. No registration required.  Meadowridge Library, Room A (Blue), Raymond Rd.

Wed., Feb. 14 – Fri. Feb. 17  

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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 http://mscr.org/ .  (Last week’s newsletter had an incorrect link).

Wed., Feb. 14 1:30pm-3:30pm

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WMSC Movie Day — Brad’s Status.   Sponsored by the West Madison Senior Center, these programs are designated to provide opportunities for learning, socializing and community involvement.  Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.

Thr., Feb. 15  6:30pm  

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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.

Thr., Feb. 15 3:00pm-4:30pm

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Knitting at the Library.  Learn to knit or bring your current project. Supplies provided. Children under 8 must have an adult present.  Meadowridge Library.

Fri., Feb. 16 9:30am-10:30am, repeats 10:30am-11:30am

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Preschool Storytime – Special Lunar New Year Edition.  A happy blend of stories, fingerplays and songs that help preschool children develop print and phonologic awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge and narrative skills. Groups welcome, no registration required.  Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

Sun., Feb. 18 1:30pm-3:30pm

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Sunday Jazz @ Sequoya: Rachel Heuer Quartet.  The quartet has been playing together in one form or another for the past year, the members all having met while studying jazz at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. They play a mixture of classic jazz and contemporary music, often with a focus on their own original compositions.  Sequoya Library.

COMING UP

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Tue., Feb 27 1:00pm

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Jessica Michna Presents: Golda Meir, The Journey Home.  How does a girl born in the Ukraine, raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, travel a path that would lead her to become Prime Minister of Israel? This informative, entertaining program, developed by Jessica Michna, explores that rather circuitous route. Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St.