NEWS

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In Person Absentee Voting is now available, through the Friday before the election (April 3).  Sample Ballot:  https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/  .  Absentee voting information can be found at:
https://www.cityofmadison.com/clerk/elections-voting/voting/vote-absentee/in-person-absentee-voting-hours-and-locations 

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Madison Schools Spring Break starts Monday, 3/26.  School begins again Monday, April 2.   Several of the evening Storytime or Preschool Storytime sessions at the Sequoya library will not take place due to Spring Break.

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Read about the Madison Addiction Recovery initiative, a pre-arrest diversion program for low level property crime or possession type of charges.   at http://www.cityofmadison.com/police/west/blotter.cfm?Id=14299

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BRUSH FIRE SEASON.  The ground is bare and dry, with “dead” grass everywhere.  Time to be extra careful with smoking materials, grills, etc.

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A construction update for County M, PD etc. is available at http://www.cityofmadison.com/council/district1/blog/?Id=14323

EVENTS

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Tue., Mar. 27 3:30pm-5:00pm

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Basic Cupcake Decorating.  Learn the basics of using piping bags and pastry tips with Kristina Stanley, owner of Abasso Foods. Create fun designs that can be used on cookies, cakes, and cupcakes. Practice your new skills on parchment paper, and when you are ready each attendee will decorate their own cupcake to take with them.  Kids younger than 7 years will need an adult helper.  Meadowridge Library Community Room B, Raymond Rd.

Tue., Mar. 27 6:00pm-7:30pm

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Basic Layer Cakes.  Learn to make a rich smooth buttercream frosting and assemble a layer cake with Kristina Stanley of Abasso Foods. Includes an introduction to utilizing piping bags and pastry tips to decorate your cake with simple yet elegant borders and designs. There will be an opportunity for attendees to participate in some hands on practice creating simple borders.  Meadowridge Library Community Room B.

Tue., Mar. 27 6:30pm-7:30pm

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Information Session. 
Join Carrie Sedlak of the FairShare CSA Coalition to learn if Community Supported Agriculture is right for your family.  CSA provides Farm-fresh delivery of local produce.  This is a no-obligation information session to learn about dozens of different CSA farms in the area.  Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.   Register at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=72328&ID=72328_

Thr., Mar. 29 3:30pm-5:30pm

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Minecraft Club.  Bring your own device, or play with friends on our server. No account necessary, ages 17 and under.Sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance.

Thr., Mar. 29 6:30pm-8:30pm

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Heart Health, Know Your Numbers.  Join the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation for a FREE health session. Presented by a registered nurse, this one-hour session is all about the leading cause of death in women: heart disease. Participants, you will learn ways to protect your heart health by knowing your numbers and identifying your personal risk.  Registration required:  Call Nora at 608-251-1675 ext. 103, or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grapevine-heart-health-education-tickets-42437536815 .  Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

Fri., Mar. 30 6:30pm-8:30pm

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Fifth Fridays – Poetry Improv. featuring Guy Thorvalsen.  April is National Poetry Month. Start the celebration with an evening of poetry hosted by local poet Guy Thorvaldsen. Guy teaches writing at Madison College and in 2017 published a book of poetry, “Going to Miss Myself When I’m Gone.”  Alicia Ashman Library.

Sunday, Apr. 1  EASTER SUNDAY

COMING UP

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Tuesday, Apr. 3  ELECTION DAY