NEWS & EVENTS FROM PRAIRIE HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. — WEEK OF NOV. 26

NEWS

Curbside leaf and yard waste collection for the fall of 2018 is ending.

The final guaranteed collection opportunity is ongoing in our area.  Once complete, residents with yard waste should instead bring the material to one of the drop-off sites.
Details at: http://www.cityofmadison.com/streets/yardWaste/leaf/

Consider where online purchases are delivered this holiday season

MPD suggests having your deliveries sent to where you are during the day to avoid theft.
http://www.cityofmadison.com/police/west/blotter.cfm?Id=17311

EVENTS THIS WEEK

WonderWorks

Mon. Nov. 26, 10:45-11:30am, Sequoya Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/wonderworks-1190147
Explore science, technology, engineering & math through play (and books!). For children ages 3-5 years old. Registration is first come, first served. Please pick up a name tag 15 minutes before the program.

Christmas at Balmoral

Tues. Nov 27, 1-2pm, Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St

https://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/christmas-at-balmoral

You are cordially invited to join the Christmas festivities at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Meet Margaret Cummins, portrayed by historical impressionist Jessica Michna, head housekeeper of Balmoral during the reign of Queen Victoria, as she prepares for the arrival of the royal couple and their nine children. Learn about the traditions of history of the Christmas season in Victorian Scotland/England. Pre registration appreciated.

Reception to celebrate the annual Festival of Wreaths will immediately follow the performance.

To Drive the Cold Winter Away: Herbs for Winter Health, Warmth, and Good Cheer

Tues. Nov 27, 6:30-7:30pm, Alicia Ashman Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/drive-cold-winter-away-herbs-winter-health-warmth-and-good-cheer-1194204

Join herbalist Mary Halsted to learn about herbs and teas to promote winter health, warmth, and good cheer.  Registration required.

FoodWise Nutrition

Wed. Nov. 28, 11:30am, Fitchburg Senior Center

Lytonia with U.W. Extension is back talking about “All Star Senior Snacks”

WMSC Afternoon Movie Program — MAMMA MIA HERE WE GO AGAIN

Wed. Nov. 28, 1:30-3:30pm, Alicia Ashman Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/wmsc-afternoon-movie-program-mamma-mia-here-we-go-again-1191716
Join the West Madison Senior Center at the Alicia Ashman Public Library on Wednesday afternoons to watch current releases. Refreshments will be served, free and open to the public.

Playtime Productions: The Prince and the Pauper

Sat. Dec 1, 1-2pm, Central Library

Theater by kids for kids! Presenting classic stories for the whole family to enjoy.

Classic English Tea

Fri., Nov. 30 2:00pm-4:00pm, Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St

http://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/classic-english-tea-2018
Join us for an afternoon of tea and “crumpets.” Take a step back in time, and enjoy the background music from the Yahara String quartet. This traditional event, a fundraiser for the Madison Senior Center, is the perfect way to set the mood for the festive month of December. Dress up, wear a fancy hat, and sip tea. Tickets are $25 and must be paid for at registration. We accept cash, check, Mastercard or Visa. Registration deadline is Monday, November 26. No tickets sold at the door.  266-6581.  (Pre-registration *is* required).

UPCOMING EVENTS

Metro Transit BRT Project Public Kickoff

Wed., Dec. 12 6-8pm, Madison Central Library, Rm 302

http://www.madisonbrt.com/Join us for the project kickoff to learn more about Madison’s BRT project and to tell us what is important to you.  The City of Madison is exploring options for a new East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line to make our city’s transit system work faster and smarter.  BRT uses dedicated lanes where feasible and modern stations to provide fast and cost-effective service to jobs, entertainment, and schools. Madison’s BRT will complement existing Madison Metro routes and be our city’s next big step toward a sustainable local transit system.