NEWS & EVENTS FROM PRAIRIE HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. — WEEK OF Feb. 11

NEWS

PIE SOCIAL!!!!

Thr., Feb. 16 1:30pm-2:30pm.  More information below under “EVENTS”.

Senior Center Merger

The West Madison Senior Center and the Madison Senior Coalitions merged as of Jan. 1, 2019.  The merged organization is NewBridge, Madison, Inc.  The new website is https://newbridgemadison.org/

Speed Enforcement

The Madison Police Dept. Traffic Enforcement Safety Team spent time last week in the 1100 block of Whitney Way.  Over three hours, the team stopped a total of 31 vehicles with a top speed of 57 mph.  The average speed of the vehicles stopped was 45 mph.

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Caregiver Support Group

Mon., Feb. 11 6:30pm-7:30pm,
Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.
Thr., Feb. 14 10:00am,
Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 East Lacy Rd.

Join other senior/dementia caregivers for support and strategies for helping those you care for.  *Note on session at Alicia Ashman: Due to allergies of group members, this is a no-scent group. Please refrain from wearing perfumes or other scented products.*

Tax Assistance

Tue., Feb. 12 10:00am-2:30pm, Sequoya Library
Wed., Feb. 13 1:00pm-4:30pm, Sequoya Library
Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

Please call 266-6385 to schedule an appointment.

Valentine Studio

Tue., Feb. 12 4:00pm-5:00pm Alicia Ashman Library

Come flex your artistic imagination and make a big batch of handmade valentines for everyone you adore. The library will provide a variety of lovely materials, participants make as many Valentines as they have time to create. For ages 7+.

Meadowridge Anime Club

Wed., Feb. 13 5:30pm-7:00pm, Meadowridge Library Study Room A, 5726 Raymond Rd.

Watch and discuss 5 Centimeter per Second by Makoto Shinkai. The story presents how Takaki Tono befriends Akari Shinohara and tries to continue this friendship by letters.

Valentine’s Day

Thr., Feb. 14

Spanish Conversation Group

Thr., Feb. 14 1:00pm-3:00pm, Sequoya Library Meeting Room A

¡Acompáñenos! Los miembros del Grupo de Conversación en Español de University League ofrecen este programa de conversación gratis para adultos con nivel intermedio o avanzado, del segundo jueves del mes, en la biblioteca Sequoya. Los principiantes que quieran escuchar el idioma, serán bien recibidos.

Come join us! Members of the University League’s Spanish Conversation Interest Group host this free monthly conversation for adults with intermediate to advanced level Spanish skills on the second Thursday each month at the Sequoya Library. Beginners who want to listen to the language are also invited.

1-3 pm, segundo jueves,
11 oct 2018- 8 ag 2019

Madison Memorial HS Musical: “Shrek”

Fri. and Sat., Feb. 15 & 16, 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sun., Feb. 17 2:00pm-4:00pm
Madison Memorial High School

Tickets are $10, $5 for ages 10 and under.

Annual Neighborhood Pie Social

Sat., Feb. 16 1:30pm-2:30pm, Meadowridge Library Community Room

Join us for our annual winter get-together.  Come eat pie, say “hi” to neighbors, and vote for your favorite pie — and eat more pie!  If you want to bake a pie or two for the social, contact Sarah Kirk at kirkysarah@yahoo.com or call 608-628-4177.

Slide Slide Dancing

Sat., Feb. 16 3:00pm-5:00pm, Meadowridge Library

Join us for “slides” and some hip hop line dancing. All skill levels are welcome!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Parkinson’s Support with Bob Gilpatrick

Mon., Feb 18 2:00pm, Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 East Lacy Rd.

Primary Elections

Tue., Feb. 19

There are 5 candidates for Mayor, and 3 school board seats on the ballot for this primary election.  https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/