From the West District Police Be sure to LOCK your cars–in the driveway, in the garage.  Also be sure to close your garage doors.  Ask your neighbors to let you know if you forget. Report suspicious activity to 911.
Volunteers needed for West Fest DUCK POND at Elver Park, July 14.  Help Prairie Hills provide some fun for our littlest kids.  One hour slots are available from noon to 4. Reply to this email or contact Sarah at kirkysarah@
Great Turn-out for Prairie Hills Ice Cream Social July 4 in LLHiestand Park.  Thanks to the Kirk, McElroy and Scheeler Families.  Also thanks to the West District Police Department for use of their events trailer. 
Prairie Hills Membership Drive is winding down.  If you have not renewed your membership, you can go to our website at or send you dues to PHNA at 2221 Ravenswood Road. 
Tues., July 10  10:30am  Prescription Medication: Prevention & Signs of Abuse.  Green Tree Senior Apts (732 Struck st).  Sponsored by SW Madison Triad.
Tues., July 10 5:30pm-8:00pm


Welcome to Medicare Seminar.  What you need to know about enrolling in Medicare, especially if you are turning age 64 this year. You’ll walk away with the accurate and detailed information you need from unbiased experts in benefit programs.  Register by July 6 by calling 608-261-9930 Meadowridge Commons

Wed., July 11 1:30-3:30 pm See The Black Panther at Alicia Ashman Library (733 N. Highpoint Rd), presented free by West Madison Senior Center.  Snacks also provided.
Wed., July 11  4:30-5:30pm  Read to a Dog at the Meadowridge Library.  First come, first served.  A fun experience for all.
Wed., July 11  6:00-7:30 pm Chickn Biryani with Yakub Kazi. At Meadowridge Community Rooms A & B.  Learn how to make chicken biryani, a popular rice dish with a mix of spices, and an Indian salad. Registration begins 6/27. Register online or call 288-6160. 
Thurs., July 12  11-4pm  Goodwill is Hiring.  Onsite interviews at the Goodwill store on Verona Rd, next to Home Depot.  Can apply online at
Fri., July 13.  6-8 pm  Friday Night Movie at the Meadowridge Library.  
Sat., July 14  9-10:30 am  Free Community Breakfast at Good Shepherd Church (5701 Raymond Rd.).  Eggs, pancakes, sausage, potatoes, bagels.  Come meet your neighbors and enjoy a great breakfast.
Sat., July 14  11:00am The second annual “Stop the Violence Save the Children” parade will begin after the Community Breakfast at Good Shepherd Church.  Staging for the parade begins at 10:30 in the church  parking lot. The parade begins at 11:00 am to rally an effort to prevent violence of every kind. People of all ages can march, carry banners and design signs. Parade ends at Our Redeemer Church (1701 McKenna)
Sat., July 14  Noon to 7 pm  West Fest in Elver Park.  Fun for the family.  Games, craft and gift market, bouncy house, live music all day, food carts, face painting, celebrity dunk tank, more.  Free parking at park.
Mon., July 16  6-7:30 pm  Yogurt Chicken with Rasheed Qureishi.  Learn how to make yogurt chicken, masala basmati rice and a sumptuous carrot dessert. Registration begins 7/2. Register online or call 288-6160. Part of the series,