NEWS & EVENTS FROM PRAIRIE HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. — WEEK OF JULY 8

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Whoopensocker at the Library

Tue., July 9, 2-3pm, Alicia Ashman Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/whoopensocker-library-1211594

Whoopensocker is a dynamic improv and theater program for kids. Join Whoopensocker teaching artists for three afternoons of theater games, brainstorming, and interactive character development to create your own silly stories. Every idea in Whoopensocker is a good idea! Join for all three, or just one of this series (also Jul. 16, 23) – it’s new every time, and there is always something to learn. Open to children ages 7 and up.

Friends of Olin-Turville Free Yoga in the Pavilion

Tue., July 9, 5:30-6:30pm, Olin Park Pavilion, 1156 Olin-Turville Court

https://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/foot-free-yoga-in-the-pavilion-0

Join Samantha Kellogg, trained Alignment Yoga instructor, for free sessions of Yoga Tuesday evenings at 5:30pm in the Olin Park pavilion. Class is open to all levels and experiences, and will focus on yoga fundamentals, breathing, asana postures, and bringing people together to practice in a beautiful location. Bring your mat if you have one, but mats & props are available.

Live Music at Madison Senior Center: The Soundbillies

Wed., July 10, 10:30-11:15a, Madison Senior Center, 330 W. Mifflin St.

https://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/live-music-performance-the-soundbillies

Come out for our Ice Cream Social and enjoy music by the Soundbillies. They are a group of five musicians playing primarily old tunes, bluegrass folk and blues music. They play together to have fun, and they hope that you will too!

Meadowood Health Partnership: Hepatitis Awareness

Wed., July 10, 10a-1p, Meadowridge Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/meadowood-health-partnership-hepatitis-awareness-event-1213121

July is Hepatitis Awareness Month. Sheray Wallace with the Meadowood Health Partnership is conducting this educational event for anyone seeking support or information. All are welcome, no registration necessary.

West Wild Rumpus: An Anji Play experience

Wed., July 10, 5-7:30pm, Haen Family Park, 7702 Tree Ln

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/west-wild-rumpus-anji-play-experience-1211618

Enjoy child-led play in the park each week, based on the educational approach of Anji Play. The library will provide special play equipment to spark your children’s imagination. Kids can create a Play Story based on their activities of the day and grownups will have opportunities to help their kids reflect on their play. Wear messy clothes and bring a water bottle (optional). If you like, bring a picnic dinner or purchase a meal from the “Let’s Eat Out” local food carts, and make an evening of it!

ONE PIECE SPECIAL EVENT: Pirate Name and Jolly Roger Design

Wed., July 10, 5:30-7:30pm, Meadowridge Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/one-piece-special-event-pirate-name-and-jolly-roger-design-1211619

Ever wonder what your pirate name is, want to have your very own Jolly Roger. Get your crew and join the Meadowridge Anime Club for a fun design and coloring event.

Alicia Ashman Library Thursday Book Club: The Sympathizer

Thur., July 11, 2-3p, Alicia Ashman Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/alicia-ashman-library-thursday-book-club-sympathizer-1211633

Join us on the first Thursday of each month to discuss a variety of types of books from fiction to nonfiction, and enjoy themed snacks!

Galactic Goo! Slime!

Thur., July 11, 4-5p, Sequoya Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/galactic-goo-slime-1211637

Join us on the Sequoya porch to create your own Galactic Goo slime putty at the library! Kids can choose one of three recipes to make and add stars, glitter, and other awesome ingredients. Children under age 7 should have an adult helper. Registration required, details at the link above.

Elver Park All-Inclusive Playground Ribbon Cutting & Art Sculpture Unveiling

Fri., July 12, 3-3:30pm, Elver Park

https://www.cityofmadison.com/calendar/elver-park-all-inclusive-playground-ribbon-cutting-art-sculpture-unveiling

Please Join Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, Alder Barbara McKinney, the City of Madison Department of Civil Rights, Madison Parks and the Madison Parks Foundation in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Art Installation at Elver Park.

As we celebrate 125 years of our amazing Madison parks, we are excited to commemorate the legacy of our public spaces with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to welcome a new all-accessible playground to our park system. Immediately following the ribbon cutting at the playground there will be the revealing of a new art sculpture, Momental, by Jeff Repko.

Marble Runs with Sylvie Rosenthal

Sat., July 13, 2-3pm, Alicia Ashman Library

https://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/events/marble-runs-sylvie-rosenthal-1211664

Design and create your own marble run with plywood, nails, rubberbands, and more with guest Bubbler artist Sylvie Rosenthal. Practice your hammering and precision with kid sized, real tools to make your own intricate maze. Kid sized safety glasses and earplugs also provided. Children under 7 should be accompanied by an adult.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PHNA Board Meeting, Jul. 16, 6pm, Meadowood Library

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 bryson@wisconsinyouthcompany.org. If you have questions about the camp, you can also reach out to Neighborhood Officer Justin Nelsen at jnelsen@cityofmadison.com

Pickleball lessons by Madison Parks

August Series: August 8, 15, 22, 29, 5-6p or 6-7p, Sign up by August 2

Garner Park, 333 S. Rosa Rd, $40/series

Details and registration at https://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/events/pickleball.cfm

 

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.

PHNA Pilgrim Park Barbecue, Aug. 10

PHNA Annual Meeting, Sep. 17