Volunteers needed for Duck Pond. If you or your teenagers want to help distribute prizes to neighborhood tots at West Fest in two-hour shifts from 1-6pm on July 14, let us know. It’s fun and the kids enjoy it. For more info or to sign up, contact Sarah at

Lighthouse Summer Light Campers are building “Little Lighthouses” to place around Madison, Wi. The little Lighthouses will house free toiletries and canned goods for those in need. If you are interested in donating to, partnering with or sponsoring a little Lighthouse please email


Mon., June 25 10:30-11:15am Kick off the summer with Tracy Chipman. She’ll lead participants through a mix of stories & songs for all to sing along. At the Meadowridge Library.  Registration not required but recommended.

Tues., June 26, 5-7pm  Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard.  Small group instruction. Then, it’s to the water to try out your new skills. Children ages 5 and older are welcome with an adult. Standup paddleboards, paddles, bouys, and personal flotation devices are provided.  Marshall Park, 2101 Allen Blvd. Advanced registration is required and may be done ONLINE or by calling (608) 266-4711.

Tues., June 26  6:00-7:30pm  Signature Cheese Sauce with Albaaso Foods.  Learn how to make a versatile dairy free cheese sauce. Also make a personalized portion of nachos with an assortment of fresh toppings.  At Meadowridge Community Room B.  Registration begins 6/12. Register online or call 288-6160. Adults and children must all register.

Wed., June 27 10:30-noon Senior Farmer’s Market vouchers will be distributed at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

Wed., June 27  6-8:30pm  The MSCR Art Cart  will be at Meadowood park. Filled with art supplies, there will be lots of fun for the kids. Free.

Wed., June 27  6-7:30 pm  Meadowridge Anime Club.  Come watch and discuss anime favorites. Snacks provided.

Wed., June 27  8:45pm   Madison Parks department will show the movie, Jumanji, in Meadowood Park.  Free. Come, enjoy. Bring chairs and/or blankets.

Fri., June 29  3-5 pm   Pop Up Making at the Meadowridge Library.Join us in the teen area of Meadowridge library for an afternoon of making & tinkering. Make a sock monster, tinker with circuits, or build amazing towers. Drop in any time from 3-5 and see what activity we have brought with us this week!

Sat., June 30  11-12:15 pm. Cooking with Kids with Chef Lily Kilfoy.  ages 5-8.  .Hands-on cooking class for kids and families. Participants will whip up some of Lily’s favorite fun recipes.  Vegetarian option and nut free. Meadowridge Community Rooms A & B.  Registration begins 6/16. Register online or call 288-6160 to register.

Sat., June 30  1-2:15 pm  Cooking with Kids, family.  See above.

Sat. June 30 Cooking with Kids (ages 9-12)  See above.

Sat, June 30  Til 10:00pm  Free Lake Access Day.  No permits required.  For more info, go to:

JULY 4th (Wednesday)

Prairie Hills Ice Cream Social and Bike Parade.  1-3pm.  Games, arts and crafts. Bring your bike to decorate and ride.  Face painting, treats, lots to do.  Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park.

77th Annual July 4 Celebration at Westmorland Park  10:00am to 2:00pm   Westmorland Park,  4114 Tokay Boulevard

Also, Waunakee, Monona, DeForest, Maple Bluff, Shorewood Hills. 


Wed., July 18  9am-1pm  Youth Football Camp at Edgewood High School. FREE. For middle school players to participate and compete.  Transportation and lunch included.  Contact Monique Bryson at or call 210-1617 for info or to register.

Fri., July 27  8am-5pm  Day Trip to Galena, Il, with the West Madison Senior Center. $30 per person (non-refundable). Includes transportation only.Payment is due at time of registration. Badger Bus Motor Coach seating up to 40 guests. Register early! Final registration and payment is due by Monday, July 2. Candice Martin 608-238-7368 ext. 8