NOTES
For Updates on streets and flooding, go to: www.madison.com.
 
MSCR has a variety of day trips scheduled for fall, including a Lavender & Cherry Farm, a Milwaukee African American History and Food Tour, a Michigan Avenue Shopping trip, and a Scenic trip to Galena.  MSCR also has a variety of  arts and  enrichment programs for fall.  For more info, go to: www.mscr.org.
 
The Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts needs docents.  Docents play a very important role, engaging student groups and leading conversations with adults during drop-in tours. The training will begin soon. Contact Ericka Monroe-Kane at 257-0158 x237. 
 
Disposing of old mattresses.  There is a new guide on how to dispose of your old mattresses.  Go to:https://www.sleephelp.org/mattress-disposal-recycling/
 
Senior Lunches move back to Meadowridge Library.  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at noon.  Meal, bus reservations, and cancellations should be made by calling 238-7368 ext. 8 by noon the preceding business day.
 
EVENTS
Mon., Sept. 3. Labor Day.  All city offices and libraries closed. 
 
Mon., Sept. 3  1-3pm  Ice Cream Social at Eplegaarden Apple Orchard (2227 Fitchburg Road),  Free ice cream.  Donations support Fitchburg Meals for Seniors in Need.
 
Mon., Sept. 3  6:00-8:00pm  Terrace Paintacular.  Memorial Union Terrace.  Canvas, paints, instruction provided until supplies run out. Get supplies at 5:30.
 
Tues., Sept. 4  1:00pm  Ukulele Network.  Come learn to strum or sharpen your skill at the Fitchburg Senior Center (5510 Lacy Road).  Call 514-3274 for more info.
 
Wed., Sept. 5 4:30-5:30pm  Read to a Dog at the Meadowridge Library.  Fun and educational.  First come-first served.
 
Wed., Sept. 5  6:30-8:30pm  Darn Yarn Group.  Alicia Ashman Library hosts this club for crocheters, knitters, and other fiber-crafters. Meets on first and third Wednesdays.  Meet with other crafters, learn about different techniques, and share your own work.  No registration required.
 
Thurs., Sept. 6  6:30-7:30pm  The Basics of Canning, At the Alicia Ashman Library.  You might know Joey and Holly Baird from their popular radio show, podcast, and website, “The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener”. See them in person as they walk us through the basics of canning and how to safely preserve at home. 
 
Sat., Sept. 8   10am- 5pm  2018 Madison Vegan Fest. At Madison College’s Truax Campus.  This year there’s a free cooking class at 10:30 by professional chef Dama Wells-Foster.  She’ll teach participants to make no-bake vegan cheesecake and protein bites. She’ll also field questions on all aspects of vegan cooking.
 
Sun., Sept. 9  2-4pm  Sunday Jazz at Sequoya.  Mal-O-Dua pulls from a wide range of sources including Gypsy Jazz, traditional Hawaiian music, Kentucky thumb picking, vintage French pop, Eastern European Folk, early Parisian “Bal Musette” waltz style, and the American standard songbook to name a few. 
 
COMING UP
Mon., Sept. 10  10:30-11:30am  Preschool Storytime Chefs. At the Meadowridge Library. Start off with a short storytime and Kids Chef Lily will teach everyone how to make storytime-related snacks. Children will need adult assistance. Registration begins 9/1. Register online or call 288-6160.
 
Tues., Sept. 11  6-7:30pm.  Idli Sambar with Yakub Kazi in the Meadowridge Community Rooms.  Learn how to make idli sambar, steamed rice cakes, with a savory vegetable curry. Register online or call 288-6160.
 
Sat., Sept. 15  9:30-11:00am  Learn to Fish at Wingra Boats. Information and registration can be found on the Madison Parks website: http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/events/learnto.cfm