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Committee/Commission Meetings

  1. Finance Committee

    April 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Meeting Room

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  2. Community and Economic Development Authority

    April 25, 2019, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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  3. Transportation and Transit Commission

    April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Meeting Room

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Community Events

  1. Faces of Railroading Traveling Exhibit

    March 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - May 17, 2019, 8:00 AM @ Fitchburg Senior Center

    The Center for Railroad Photography & Art, located on the west side of Madison, WI and the Fitchburg Senior Center are excited to announce the traveling exhibition Faces of Railroading: Railroading and the Making of Madison and Dane County. The exhibit looks at the historic role railroad workers have played in Dane County through compelling images of the past and present. In addition, the exhibit explores the changing geography of Madison in relation to the railroads. This show seeks to bring greater awareness of and appreciation for the railroad retirees and laborers who have significantly contributed to Madison's development. The exhibit consists of thirty-six matted and framed photographs with accompanying labels, as well as one introductory panel that provides a brief overview of the show and information about the Center. The exhibit will be on display at the Senior Center starting March 18th through mid-May. Come and experience this great piece of Madison history!

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  2. Community Egg Hunt

    April 20, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Huegel-Jamestown Park

    Pancake breakfast, egg hunt, games, activities & a visit by the Easter Bunny sponsored by Chapel Valley Church.

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Library - Adults

  1. EV 101 and Shared Solar

    April 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    MG&E is returning to the library to share information about electric vehicles and their shared solar program! Electric vehicles will be on hand to see, and get the opportunity to ask their owners questions about the cars and their experiences.

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  2. Great Decisions at the Library

    April 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    You’ll be a more informed citizen after participating in this discussion group! We’ll cover four topics after reading summaries from the 2018 Great Decisions Briefing Book (available at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk). Each participant will also have the opportunity to submit an opinion ballot (the results of which are distributed to the White House, members of Congress, the departments of State and Defense, etc). Future dates are: 5/7. This group is for anyone and everyone; please contact us with any questions!

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  3. Knit Club

    April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library -Conference Room

    Looking for a knitting group to join? Whether you're new to knitting or have years of experience, stop by the library's conference room for a social evening of knitting and learning new knitting techniques. Please bring your own supplies and join the fun!

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  4. Cookbook Club - Spring Tea/Brunch

    April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Join the Library's Cookbook Club as we have a spring tea party!. Choose a tea/brunch recipe, make the dish, and bring it, plus the cookbook the recipe came from, to the meeting. We will sample all the dishes and discuss the recipes. The library will provide utensils and tea, but if you have a favorite tea that you'd like to share, feel free to bring it along.

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Library - Kids

  1. Storytime

    April 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    Come join the professionals of CI Pediatric Therapy Centers for books, activities, and fun! Open to children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers. • Learn how to enhance your child’s language skills through reading. • Learn how to incorporate songs and motor activities with books. • Language and motor developmental milestones will be provided. • Opportunity to ask questions about your child’s development. • Led by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist.

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  2. UnBookclub!

    April 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Welcome to the UNBookclub!! Read a book from our monthly genre and come ready to have fun with discussion, snack and craft! For March, let’s read a Non-Fiction book and do an awesome craft! Recommended for tweens ages 9-12.

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  3. Book Boogie

    April 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Boogie on down to the Fitchburg Public Library for a morning filled with books, dancing, crafts and more! If you love music and movement, this is the program for you. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-5 years who love to move.

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  4. Egg Carton Seed Planting

    April 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Come to the library to plant seeds and start your own garden! Recommended for ages 5-12. Registration required. Please call the Youth Services Desk at 608-729-1762.

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  5. Egg-cellent Crafts

    April 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Join us at the library to make some Egg-stra special crafts! Ages 2-5

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  6. Preschool Storytime

    April 22, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  7. Preschool Storytime

    April 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  8. Recyclable STEM

    April 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library

    It’s Earth Day! Use Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to create a moving object out of reused or recyclable materials. Ages 5-12 years.

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  9. Lapsit Storytime

    April 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    A 20-minute storytime for babies and toddlers featuring stories, songs, bounces, and rhymes. Followed by a 15-minute social time for caregivers and playtime for babies and toddlers. No registration is required.

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  10. Family Pajama Storytime

    April 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Family Pajama Storytime is a super fun evening program, focused on winding down for the night. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities followed by a short craft all in your PJs. Parents, leave the bedtime routine to us! Ages 2-5.

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  11. STEAM Power!

    April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Join us at the library for a STEAM Power storytime and exploration. We will have a short storytime then explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math based on the themes in the books. Ages 2-5

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  12. Bouncing Babies

    April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    This program will have lap rhymes, songs, stories and fun! After the program, enjoy social time with other parents/caregivers and tummy time for the babies. This program is ideal for prewalkers, starting at birth.

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  13. Birds of Prey

    April 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Join us as we welcome Dianne Moller from Hoo’s Woods and her raptors for an afternoon of learning and adventure. This program is recommended for ages five and older.

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  14. The Wonderful World of Disney Musicals

    April 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Storytime Room and Meeting Room

    This program from Four Seasons Theatre uses some of the best local performers to bring you the Disney songs that you know and love, and activities and discussion to engage Disney fans of all ages.

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  15. Preschool Storytime

    April 29, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  16. Preschool Storytime

    April 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  17. Lapsit Storytime

    April 30, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    A 20-minute storytime for babies and toddlers featuring stories, songs, bounces, and rhymes. Followed by a 15-minute social time for caregivers and playtime for babies and toddlers. No registration is required.

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  18. Make a May Basket

    April 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library

    Make a May basket to celebrate Spring. Which neighbor will be the lucky recipient? Ages 5-12 years.

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Library - Teens

  1. Breakout Challenge

    April 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Do you have what it takes to escape? Come to the library and find out! Registration Required. Please call the Youth Services desk to sign up (608-729-1762) Ages 13-17

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