NOTES:

In-person Absentee Voting ends this week

If you are not already registered to vote at your current address, you may register to vote, with proof of residence, at any absentee voting location.

Details including locations and hours at:

http://www.cityofmadison.com/clerk/elections-voting/voting/vote-absentee/in-person-absentee-voting-hours-and-locations

 

Halloween is Wed., Oct 31!

The City of Madison does not have official Trick-or-Treating hours, but recommends 4-8pm.

 

Fall leaf and yard waste collection continues

Put out leaves and yard waste, as collection crews will be coming through the neighborhood again soon.

See: http://www.cityofmadison.com/streets/yardWaste/leaf/

 

Events:

Avada Hearing Tests

Mon., Oct. 29 9am-12pm, Madison Senior Center, 220 W. Mifflin St.

Avada Hearing Care staff will be here to provide free hearing screenings. They will also provide free cleaning of all types of hearing aids and free servicing of hearing aids. Call 266-6581 to schedule your appointment for this FREE service.

 

Media Petting Zoo

Mon., Oct. 29 3pm, Meadowridge Library

Join Bubbler staff and try out new media and technology every week in this drop-in, unstructured program! The goal is to become familiar with different tools that create different forms of media.

 

Terry & Danny – Singing Ventriloquist

Tues., Oct. 30 1-2pm, Madison Senior Center, 220 W. Mifflin St.

Terry & Danny sing a variety of music from oldies to country to gospel. Their show is comedic, entertaining, and interactive. They love to have audience participation! Free.

 

Costume Toddler Dance

Wed., Oct. 31 10-10:45am, Sequoya Library

Break out the costumes early and come and dance to new and familiar tunes at this specially themed Music & Movement program. For toddlers ages 2 & up.

 

Madison Writing Assistance: General and Job-Related Writing Help

Fri., Nov. 2 3-6pm, Sequoya Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/madison-writing-assistance-general-and-job-related-writing-help-1193364

Free one-on-one coaching sessions for writing projects of any kind, including resumes and cover letters, school assignments, personal letters, applications, forms, newsletters, articles, memoirs, poems or any other kind of writing. Basic computer help, such as setting up email accounts, searching for jobs online, or filling out online job applications, is also available.

Please come in or call 266-6385 to reserve a 45-minute appointment.

 

MMOCA Tour with Madison Senior Center — Joel Shapiro: The Bronzes

Fri., Nov. 2 12:30-1:30pm, MMoCA, 227 State St.

http://www.cityofmadison.com/senior-center/calendar/mmoca-tour-joel-shapiro-the-bronzes

The exhibition features bronze sculptures that vary in size, including several large-scale works that are rarely seen indoors. Through bold geometric form, Shapiro’s works explore the permeable boundary between abstraction and figuration. Free, but registration before Oct. 31 is required – details at the link above.

 

Empowering Children and Ourselves to Talk about Skin Color and Racism

Sat., Nov. 3 10:30-12:30pm, Sequoya Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/empowering-children-and-ourselves-talk-about-skin-color-and-racism-1194022

Join Families for Justice in an interactive workshop for parents, caregivers and educators to practice concrete strategies for talking about skin color and racism with children. We will learn to intentionally speak to the children in our lives about justice, naming skin color, and resisting racism. Together we will work to positively impact the ways that our children see and make meaning about skin color and racism.

Registration not required but appreciated, Child supervision available, details at link above.

 

COMING UP:

Police District Safety Meeting.

Mon., Nov. 5 6:00pm, Blackhawk Church, 9620 Brader Way

Discuss crime on the west side and what the MPD is doing about it. There will also be a short presentation on crime prevention and how to start up a Good Neighbor program in your neighborhood. Hosted by Alder Skidmore.

 

Group Hayrides at Holiday Fantasy in Lights.

November 12-15

http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/reserve/hayrides.cfm

See link for more information. Only 5 time slots remain available, so they will go fast!