EVENTS

Mon., Mar. 12 10:30am-11:15am

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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., Mar. 13 12:00pm-1:00pm

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Author Ann Garvin:  “I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around”.  Have you ever pondered the unfairness of life, needed someone to call and weigh-in on the imbalances in life or feel like you do more than your fair share? You will want to read this book and meet character Tig Monohan, a frazzled therapist who is working very hard to care for her mother with Alzheimer’s. Tig finds, however, that even saying ‘no more’ can create more issues.  Madison Senior Center, 330 West Mifflin Street.

Wed., Mar. 14 3:30pm-5:00pm

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Chess Club.  Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  Meadowridge Library, Study Room A (Blue)

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Wed., Mar. 14 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Setting Boundaries.  Setting boundaries is a hard skill often accompanied by shame, guilt, and fear. Learn how to set and maintain boundaries that work for you and allow you to break free from the pressures pushed upon you.  Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.  Register at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=71902&ID=71902_

Thr., Mar. 15 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Dyslexia Information and Q&A Session with Madison Neuropsychological Services
Are my child’s reading skills developmentally appropriate?  Should I be concerned that my child is reversing letters/numbers?  My child’s teacher is concerned that his reading skills are falling below grade-level, should I be worried? Everyone seems to be talking about dyslexia, but what does it really mean?  Conducted by Drs. Sarah Porter and Cortney Bindrich of Madison Neuropsychological Services.  No registration required.  Sequoya Library Meeting Rooms A & B Combined, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

Fri., Mar. 16 – No School – Staff Day.

Fri., Mar. 16 10:00am-2:00pm

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Urban League Teen Summer Job Fair.  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. ?For more info, visit http://ulgm.org/event/teen-summer-job-fair-2/

Fri., Mar. 16 10:30am-11:15am

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Storytime for the Very Young.  Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. No registration required.(For children ages 0-30 months.).  Meadowridge Library, Community Room B.

Sun., Mar. 18 8:00am-12:00pm

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Fitchburg Senior Center Pancake Breakfast.  Support the Fitchburg Senior Center.  Adults $7, Children up to 10 years old $4.  Scrambled eggs, sausages, pancakes.  Call 270-4290 with questions.  5510 East Lacy Road, Fitchburg.

Sun., Mar. 18 11:00am-3:00pm  

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Community Supported Agriculture Open House.  Attendees can learn more about FairShare and Community Supported Agriculture.  Approximately 20 CSA farms will have information, smiles and 2018 sign-up information. Meet local farmers, ask about their operations, find pick-up locations, learn about on-farm events, and choose your share. Veggies, Meat, Eggs and more.   Free to the public.  Monona Terrace, level four.