NEWS & EVENTS FROM PRAIRIE HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. — WEEK OF May 6

NEWS

Goodman Pool Scholarships Available

Thanks to the generous donations of the Madison Parks Foundation and the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Foundation, scholarships are available for general pool admission, lessons and the Waves Swim & Dive Team.  For more information, see http://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/pool/

Disc Golf

Elver and Hiestand disc golf courses are now open for the season. On Saturday, May 25 play all day free – no permit required.  For more information, see https://my.cityofmadison.com/emaillists/redirect.cfm?ID=186792&MID=53519&LID=23


EVENTS THIS WEEK

Chess Clubs

Mon., May 6 6:00pm-8:00pm, Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.
Tue., May 7 4:30pm-6:00pm, Sequoya Library (Kids) Rooms A&B, Tokay Blvd. at Midvale Blvd.
Tue., May 7 6:00pm-8:00pm, Sequoya Library (All Ages) Rooms A&B
Wed., May 8 3:30pm-5:oopm, Meadowridge Library Study Room A, 5726 Raymond Rd.

  • Alicia Ashman:  Lessons begin promptly at 6 p.m. and last 45 minutes. Free/Open Play 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Open to all Ages and Skill Levels (children under 8 years old need to be accompanied by an adult).
  • Sequoya:  Kids chess club:  The first time period until 6:00pm is for school aged kids who know the basic moves of chess. Come on in to play against other opponents your age.  After 6:00pm all ages welcome.
  • Meadowridge:  Learn how to play chess and play against others with varied levels of experience. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Music Time

Tue., May 8 9:30am-10:00am, Alicia Ashman Library
Tue., May 8 10:30am-11:00am, Alicia Ashman Library

Join Eliza Tyksinski, certified Music Together instructor, for this interactive music experience for children ages 5 & under and their families. No registration required.

Financial Perspective

Wed., May 8 10:00am-11:00am, Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin Street

Finances are personal for most of us, but it’s also often difficult to navigate the terrain without help.  A local financial adviser will be available to share current events and trends in the market. This workshop is appropriate whether you currently have investments or not. Find out what you should know, or ask, before investing.

Memorial High School Concert Band & Symphonic Band Concert

Wed., May 8 7:30pm-8:30pm, Memorial High School

S.A.I.L. Safe Assist Tips

Thr., May 9 10:00am-11:00am
Oakwood Village University Woods, 6205 Mineral Point Road Westmorland/Nakoma Room

Do you provide assistance for someone who needs a little extra help on their feet? This workshop is for you! Get advice on how to:

  • Assist in transitioning from sitting to standing positions.
  • Help walk safely.
  • Transfer in and out of the car.
  • Decide when it’s time to seek additional assistance.

Spring Reading Fun

Thr., May 9 4:00pm-5:00pm Meadowridge Library, Study Room A

Come practice reading with us!

Friends of the Meadowridge Library Spring Book Sale

Fri., May 10 5:30pm-7:30pm Meadowridge Library Community Rooms A&B
Sat., May 11 9:00am-13:00pm Meadowridge Library Community Rooms A&B

On sale will be hundreds of titles, including donated items and titles withdrawn from the library collection.  The Bag Sale runs from 12:00-1:00 on Saturday the 11th. Pay just $5 for each bag of books.  All sales benefit the Meadowridge Library.

Free Golf Instruction Saturdays

Thr., May 9 4:00pm-5:00pm Meadowridge Library, Study Room A

Take a free class from a golf pro. No registration, experience or equipment needed. First class is Saturday, May 11.  For more information, see https://my.cityofmadison.com/emaillists/redirect.cfm?ID=186791&MID=53519&LID=23

UPCOMING EVENTS

Madison Memorial High School Spring Play “She Kills Monsters”

Thr., May 16 through Sat. May 18 7:30pm

Pizza Four Ways

Sat., May 18 1:30pm-3:00pm, Meadowridge Library Community Room B & Kitchen

Hy-Vee presents a hands-on cooking class to learn how to make gourmet pizzas utilizing nontraditional crusts such as; sweet potato, cauliflower, zucchini and whole wheat pizza crusts. Discover new recipes to try with your family or share with friends.  Register online at http://host.evanced.info/madison/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=84719  or call 288-6160.