NEWS & EVENTS FROM PRAIRIE HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. — WEEK OF JUNE 24

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Retirement Planning 101

Mon., June 24 6:30pm-8:30pm, Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.

Arjan Premti of the UW Finance and Business Law Department will provide information about how to manage retirement accounts as well as advice on what to look for when selecting a financial adviser: what you can ask to ensure that your adviser has your best interest in mind; and what you can do to minimize your advising costs. In addition, this presentation will provide research-based evidence on financial adviser performance, and time for your questions.  Advance registration is appreciated, but not required.

Register at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=84266

Pop Up Making with the Bubbler

Tue., June 25 3:00pm-5:00pm, Meadowridge Library, 5726 Raymond Rd.

Pop into Meadowridge Library for a hands-on maker activity! You’ll never know what you’ll find – sew a sock monster, play with a mini robot, or make a recycled contraption – either way, you’ll have a great time and probably learn something new. Drop in any time during the two hours and stay as long as you like. All ages welcome, children under the age of 7 should be accompanied by a grown-up.

Travel Safety with Ed Mani, Burkhalter Travel

Wed., June 26 10:00am, 6501 Watts Rd., Suite 250, Madison

The speaker will talk about domestic and foreign travel, travel/tour scams, staying healthy, avoiding crime while traveling, travel insurance and other topics.  Sponsored by Triad and RSVP of Dane County.

Meadowridge Library Anime Club

Wed., June 26 5:30pm-7:30pm, Meadowridge Library

Come watch and discuss anime favorites.

LGBTQ+ Terminology and Culture

Wed., June 26 6:00pm, Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 East Lacy Rd.

DetailsLGBT Senior Advocate, Ticia Kelsey will present on the words used by the LGBTQ+ community and why they are used the way they are.

Making and Using Compost in Your Back Yard

Thr., June 27 6:30pm-8:00pm, Sequoya Library, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.

What is compost and how can I use it in my yard? Why compost? What are the benefits of composting? Can I make my own compost?  A certified Master Gardener Volunteer will answer these questions and many more during this talk. You will learn the role that oxygen, food and water play in the composting process. You will also learn what materials should never go in a compost pile.

Storytime for the Very Young

Fri., June 28 10:30am-11:15am, Meadowridge Library

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. No registration required.(For children ages 0-30 months.)

MadiSUN: Public Information Session: community solar group buy program

Sat., June 29 10:00am-12:00pm, Alicia Ashman Library

MadiSUN is a City-led initiative that provides incentives for home-owners, landlords, and business-owners in Madison to install rooftop solar electric systems. Join us at Alicia Ashman Library for a Kid-Friendly solar event! Bring your kids (Pre-K through 4th grade) and learn more about how solar power can work for your home. We have lessons and activities for your child to take part in, and information for adults too!

Common Chords

Sat., June 29 11:00am-11:30am, Sequoya Library

Common Chords, the outreach ensemble of Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus, performs acapella hits for your listening enjoyment!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fourth of July:  Libraries Closed

Free Youth Football Camp

Tue., July 23 1:00pm-6:00pm, Edgewood High School

The Madison Police Department is partnering with the Elver Park Neighborhood Center and Edgewood High School for a free youth football camp. The free camp is for all youth from 5th grade through 9th grade and will focus on basic fundatmentals and techniques of the game. Campers will receive a t-shirt and dinner will be provided.  To register, go online at:  bit.ly/MadisonFootball    Transportation to Edgewood HS from the Elver Park Neighborhood Center is available.  To arrange transportation, please contact Ms. Monique at 608-210-1617 or mbryson@wisconsinyouthcompany.org .  If you have questions about the camp, you can also reach out to Neighborhood Officer Justin Nelsen at jnelsen@cityofmadison.com

Mallards Baseball: Newbridge night at the park

Wed., July 24, First pitch at 12:05pm

Purchase tickets by July 10 through MallardsTickets.com and enter Promo Code: NewBridge or call Ruth at 512-0000, Ext. 3012.