NEWS

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Volunteers Needed for PHNA Duck Pond
For the past two years, Prairie Hills has run a duck pond game for little kids who attend West Fest.  Volunteers are needed to hand out the prizes in two-hour shifts from 1-6 on July 14 at West Fest at Elver Park.  For more info or to sign up, contact Sarah at Kirkysarah@yahoo.com.

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Prairie Hills Membership Drive/ Renewal

If you would rather send in a check than go through PayPal, just send it with your name and address to: Jacob Ela, 2221 Ravenswood Rd.  If you want, you can print and include the application blank from a link on our website www.prairiehillna.org.  Thanks for your support.

EVENTS

Mon., June 11 10:00am-11:30am

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Mystery in the Morning.  “Kind Worth Killing” by Peter Swanson.  Join the Alicia Ashman Mystery Book Group for a civilized discussion of murder and mayhem on the second Monday of the Month!  733 N. High Point Rd.

Tue., June 12 2:00pm-4:00pm

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Community Drum Circle.  Kick off a summer of Reading Rocks with this incredible community drumming event. There will be enough drums, shakers, and rhythm makers for the whole family. No registration necessary.  Sequoya Library Rooms A&B, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

Thr., June 14 3:30pm-5:30pm

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Minecraft Club.  Grab your friends for multiplayer Minecraft fun hosted on the library’s private server. No account needed, we’ll use library laptops running MinecraftEDU. Minecrafters ages 17 and under sign up for 30 minute turns based on attendance.  Meadowridge Library Room A, Raymond Rd.

Thr., June 14 6:00pm-7:00pm

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Choices and Wishes: Making Advance Health Care Decisions.  This hands-on seminar explains the ?Power of Attorney for Health Care, a legal document that makes your health care wishes clear to others. You will get a Wisconsin Power of Attorney for Heath Care Document form and hear instructions for completing it.   Register at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=74781 .  Sequoya Library, Meeting Room B.

Thr., June 14 6:30pm-7:00pm

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Cancer 101: What You Need to Know.  Dr. Stephen Rosenberg, the Radiation Oncology Chief Resident at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, is the best-selling author of “Cancer: what you need to know: overcome the 10 common mistakes patients make”. Dr. Rosenberg is committed to helping cancer patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options.  Join us as Dr. Roseberg discusses his book, and provides time for questions and answers on this important issue that touches so many lives.  Alicia Ashman Library Meeting Room.

Sat., June 16 9:00am-4:00pm

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Friends of Sequoya Book Sale.  Location: 442 Westgate Mall, Madison WI 53711. Next to TJMaxx in Westgate Mall. Thousands of books for sale each month. Most books are donations, some library withdrawals also for sale. Nonfiction titles are sorted by category for easy browsing. Fiction titles for all ages! CD and DVD selections as well. Bag sale (on selected items) starts at 2 pm.

COMING UP

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Wed., June 20, 1:00pm

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Over the Retirement Rainbow:  Personal Finances for LGBT Seniors. Financial planning before retirement is complex; at, and after, retirement it only gets more so. Learn about what financial tools, legal considerations, and planning options are out there, and gain insight in applying them to your situation. This free class is designed specifically for older LGBT adults. For more information or to register, contact Michal Osier, LGBT Senior Advocate,  608-255-8582, or email: michalo@lgbtoutreach.org by June 13, 2018.  Outreach LGBT Community Center, 2701 International Lane, Suite 101.

Thr., June 28 6:00pm-7:30pm

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Madison Senior Center Medicare Workshop.  Whether you’re new to Medicare, soon to be turning 65, or preparing to retire, you’ll need to make several important decisions about your health coverage. Learn about the different parts of Medicare, find out when you can get Medicare, and decide if you want Part A and Part B. The information and the choices are overwhelming. Medicare specialist, Donna Bryant will provide information and take questions after the presentation. Special attention will be given to the new Medicare Cards and dealing with Long Term Care (LTC). Workshops are free, but please call 266-6581 to register.   (Location to be determined).

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