NEWS

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Free Training! 
Free training through a partnership between the Urban League of Greater Madison (“ULGM”) and Exact Sciences.  No cost to participate.  Training begins June 4, through July 12.  Topics covered include Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook, Time Management, Healthcare Privacy, Call Center Concepts, Laboratory Operating Procedures and Personal Protective Equipment Procedures.  Apply by May 11.  For more info, see www.ulgm.org, email mherriges@ulgm.org or call 608 729-1232

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A Voice in City Government.
Committees, commissions, and boards play a significant role in helping city staff, the Common Council and the Mayor in making decisions that affect the lives of Madison residents. The City of Madison values broad participation in these bodies and highly encourages people of color, persons with disabilities and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups to apply. Committee positions are open to City of Madison residents.  See http://www.cityofmadison.com/CityHall/legislativeInformation/apply.cfm

EVENTS

Monday, May 7 6:00pm-6:45pm, 6:45pm-8:00pm

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Chess Instruction.  Lessons for both beginners and more advanced players begin promptly at 6:00 PM and lasts 45 minutes.  The regular chess club session then begins at 6:45PM.  Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.

Wed., May 9 1:30pm-4:00pm

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WMSC Movie Program:  The Shape of Water.  Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the West Madison Senior Center at the Alicia Ashman Public Library. Refreshments will be served.

Wed., May 9 10:00am-11:00am

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Edward Jones Perspective with Andrew Drane.  With market and economic uncertainty, it can be difficult to stay focused on your long-term goals. We will discuss timely market topics and potential solutions to help you stay on track toward your financial goals. Seating is limited. Call today (266-6581) to reserve space for yourself and a guest.    Madison Senior Center, 330 West Mifflin Street.

Wed., May 9 7:30pm-9:00pm

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Memorial Concert Band & Symphonic Band Concert.  Madison Memorial High School.

Thr., May 10 3:00pm-4:30pm

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Knitting at the Library.  Learn to knit or bring your current project. Supplies provided. Children under 8 must have an adult present.

Thr., May 10 6:30pm-8:30pm

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April Showers Bring Paper Flowers!  Learn simple techniques to create fantastic paper flowers.  Register at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=72824&ID=72824_

Fri., May 11, Sat., May 12, Thr., May 17 through Sat., May 19 7:30pm-9:30pm

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Madison Memorial High School spring play.  “12 Angry Jurors”.  Tickets available at the door.

Friday May 11, 10:00am-2:00pm

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Blood Pressure Awareness Day.  Free resources, information and blood pressure checks provided by the Meadowood Health Partnership.

Sat., May 12 2:30pm-4:30pm

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Tacos Acorazados con Alfredo Alemán.  Learn how to make tacos acorazados, a native dish of Cuernavaca, Morelos, MX. The class will be in Spanish with English interpretation.  Meadowridge Library, Community Rooms A and B.  Registration began 4/28. Register online at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=71884&ID=71884_ or call 288-6160.

Sat., May 12 2:30pm-4:45pm

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Ragtime Jack Radcliffe: Country Blues, Old Time, and Americana Music Concert.  Sequoya Library meeting rooms A & B.

Sat., May 12 9:30-11:00am  

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Free Community Breakfast at Good Shepherd Church 

Sat., May 12 

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Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale See http://www.cityofmadison.com/streets/compost/CompostBinSale.cfm  for more information.