Solar Programs for 2018.  The City of Madison Launches two solar programs to help citizens and businesses in Madison “go solar”.  The Madison Group Buy for Homes program will run for the third year aiiming to help 30-40 more Madison residents install solar panels. New for 2018, the city also launched the MadiSUN Solar for Business Program.  Along with education and business-to-business communication, the program will have a $30,000 fund of rebates​.​
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West Madison Senior Center Moves Office to Meadowridge Commons, effective June 5.

If you have any questions about the new location or their programs and services, please call their office at (608) 238-7368. The West Madison Senior Center staff looks forward to seeing you at their new location.

Senior Farmers’ Market Vouchers and Distribution.  Starting in June, the Area Agency on Aging will start to distribute farmer’s market vouchers on a first come/first serve basis to seniors 60+ with gross incomes under the 185% poverty level. For more info, contact the West Madison Senior Center at 238-7368.
Mon., May 28 Memorial Day
Mon., May 28 12:15 pmFitchburg Memorial Day Observance. At Fitchburg Fire Station #2, 2931 Marketplace Drive, with keynote by Fire Department Chief Joe Pulvermacher.
Mon., May 28  1:00pm  Annual Veterans for Peace event, Gates of Heaven Synagogue, James Madison Park (302 E. Gorham)  with speakers including Alfred McCoy, David Couper, Norman Stockwell, music by Old Cool.
Wed., May 30 1:30-3:30 pm “The Greatest Showman” free movie at the Alicia Ashman Library.  Snacks will be served. Sponsored by the West Madison Senior Center.
Wed., May 30  6-7:30pm  Cookies from Scratch. Make your own custom cookies from scratch! Learn a basic cookie dough with endless flavor possibilities and take home your final creation. Meadowridge Library.  Children 7 and younger will need an adult helper. Registration began 5/16. Register online or call 288-6160. 
Wed., May 30 6:30-8:00pm  Researching your family history..Learn how to dig into your family history and uncover stories that help you to understand where you come from and who your ancestors were.  Lori Bessler will tell you how to research your family using online resources and collections found at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Alicia Ashman Library.  Registration required. Call the Ashman Library.
Thurs., May 31 4-7:30pm Addition, Hope and Recovery.  Public Safety Review Committee along with Safe Communities is holding a Town Hall meeting for members of the community to share their experiences or concerns and learn about resources for a path to recovery.  Free and open to the public. Central Library, Room 301-302.
Thurs. May 31 6-7:30pm Learn how to carve apple swans and an apple fan. Children 12 and younger will need an adult helper. There will also be a demonstration to inspire everyone to look at fruit in a different way! Registration began 5/17. Call 288-6160. Adults and children must register. Meadowridge Library. 
Thurs., May 31  Free Concerts on the Rooftop kicks off at Monona Terrace with an exciting line up of artists from across the Midwest.  New this year, America’s Pub Quiz will entertain audiences before the concerts from 6-7pm! Kicking it off on May 31 will be Bella Cain, one of Milwaukee’s hottest top 40-country band.   FREE tickets are available on Eventbrite. For more information, visit or call (608) 261-4000.
Sat.,June 2  2-4:00pm  Joyce Western and the All American Girls Professional Baseball League.  During the 1940s and 1950s, 37 athletic and determined women from Wisconsin made a BIG difference. They were among the more than 550 women who played in the Girls Professional Baseball League depicted in the movie A League of Their Own. Bob Kann, the biographer of one of the Kenosha players, Joyce Westerman: Baseball Hero, shares stories about these Wisconsin women.  Sequoia Library.