NEWS

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Neigborhood Association board meeting Thursday (See entry under “EVENTS”, below).

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Beach News.  Some Madison beaches are now open, though not all of them.  You can check the status of Madison beaches, including their current status with respect to bacteria and algae at http://www.publichealthmdc.com/environmental-health/beaches-lakes-pools/beach-conditions/ .

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Grilling season is upon us.  The Madison Fire Department reminds us to keep grills at least 15 feet from any structure.

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Out and About.  The City of Madison Parks Division has published the Summer 2018 edition of their newsletter, including a handy map outlining which parks have certain special activities and facilities available.  http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/about/documents/OutAbout2018summer.pdf

EVENTS

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Mon., June 4  6:00pm-6:45pm
Mon., June 4  6:45pm-8:00pm

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Chess.  Lessons for beginners and more advanced players begin at 6:00 PM and last 45 minutes, followed by “free play” until 8:00pm. (Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult).  Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.

Tue., June 5  6:30pm-8:30pm

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Internet Security with Cris Carpenter.  Internet threats can take quite a variety of forms and most of them are intended to extract sensitive information from your computer and/or money from your accounts. Learn to protect your computer, personal information and accounts by recognizing common threats, utilizing effective security software, and employing safe web browsing and emailing practices.  Register at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=74513   Alicia Ashman Library.

Tue., June 5

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Moving Day.  The West Madison Senior Center is moving from Sego Road to 5724 Raymond Rd., next to Meadowridge Commons.  The phone number, 608-238-7368 remains unchanged.

Wed., June 6 4:30pm-5:30pm

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Read to a Dog.  Bring a favorite book and read aloud to a furry friend. Time slots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Meadowridge Library, Raymond Rd.

Thr., June 7 3:00pm-4:30pm

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Knitting at the Library.  Learn to knit or bring your current project. Supplies provided. Children under 7 must have an adult present.  Meadowridge Library.

Thr., June 7 6:00pm  

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Prairie Hills Newsletter Delivery and Board meeting.  At 6:00 the hard-copy newsletters and other materials will be collated and passed out to everyone who is distributing them.  This will be followed by the regular board meeting, probably around 7:00.  All members are welcome to attend.  Good Shepherd Church, room 1.

Fri., June 8 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

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Sat., June 9 10:00am-11:00am

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Donuts with Dad.  Saturday morning fun with stories, movies and snacks, especially for dads and their kids. Moms welcome, too.  Alicia Ashman Library.

Sat., June 9 1:00pm-2:00pm

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Creative Recycled Cosplay.  Join us for a very special rainbow and glitter filled Saturday of cosplay fun. Craft armor from egg crates, gowns from mylar, suits from bubble wrap,or shoes from duct tape and strut your stuff on the Sequoya red carpet. Children under the age of 7 will need grown-up help. Many awesome supplies are welcome but please bring any special materials you may want to use.  Register at 266-6385 or http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=73263  Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.