Newsletter Deliverers Needed Prairie Hills Neighborhood Association  needs people to deliver the once-a-year hard copy newsletters. You will be contacting between 10 and 15 people in your neighborhood who are current members or have been members during the past three years.  This is a good opportunity to meet your neighbors or say, “hello,” to those you already know.  If interested, please reply to this email or send a separate email to  Thank You.
Final Yard Waste collection is coming up soon.  Place your yard waste on your terrace either loose or in paper bags ASAP.
Classics Camp.  A new day-camp on the UW-Madison campus this summer will focus on the world of the ancient Greeks and Romans (July 23 to August 3). Students entering sixth through twelfth grades are eligible for this pre-college summer immersion experience in classical antiquity. Details and registration information at: 
Tues. May 1 Last day for $10 Savings on Compost Bins and Rain Barrels.  On Sat. Sat., May 10, 10-2 at the Alliant Energy Center, there will be a compost bin and Rain barrel truckload sale.  PRE-ORDER ONLINE BEFORE MAY 1 AND SAVE AN ADDITIONAL $10. (Use the promo code MAD18) Pick-up at the Alliant Energy Center, North lot. Enter via Olin Ave. Any questions, go to:  Rain Reserve
Wed., May 2 10-2pm and 4-6pm Oakwood Job Fair.  Hiring , resident assistants, servers, dietary aides, cooks, RN/LPNs, CNAs and more. East and West Side Campus.  More info, call 230-4530 or go to
Wed., May 2 4:30-5:30pm  Read to a Dog at the Meadowridge Library.  A furry friend will be there, waiting to hear a story.  Grades K-5.  First-come, first-served.


May 3 6-8pm  City of Madison Listening session about street use events. The City of Madison is engaged in an analysis of special events in the downtown area and your feedback is requested. City staff will give an overview of concerns about events reaching a “maximum capacity” and facilitate a discussion to learn your concerns and ideas for the future of events downtown. This includes festivals, races, parades, marches, and demonstrations that close down a City street  in the downtown area.
Fri, May 4 9:30-7pm and Sat, May 5 9:30-3pm  Alicia Ashman Book Sale at the Alicia Ashman Library.  Bag sale 1-3pm Sat.  $5 a bag
Sat., May 5 All Day.  Free Comic Book Day.  Celebrate the fun of reading comic books and graphic novels at all nine Madison Public Libraries and get a free kid-friendly comic book, while supplies last. 
Sat., May 5  3-5pm  Daal with Yakub Kazi.  Learn about different types of lentils and spices used in this classic Indian dish. Tastings of daal at the end of the class. Registration begins 4/21. Register online or call 288-6160. 
Sun., May 6, Learn 2Ride  90 minute sessions from 8:30-10:45am At Memorial High School.  For ages 4-12 years.  Pre-registration required.  MMSD residents $10 per child.  Non resident $15.  For info and to register, go to
Sat., May 12 9:30-11am  Free Community Breakfast at Good Shepherd Church