Meeting and Event Highlights for the Week of June 12, 2023


**Metro’s complete route redesign is coming up fast on Sunday, June 11, 2023**

Starting Saturday, June 10, the Metro Customer Service Center is open extended hours to help early morning and late night commuters with the new service beginning on June 11.

For two weeks, representatives are available from 5:30a to 10p. We can help plan your trip, find your bus stop, see live arrival times and answer any questions you have!

Call 608-266-4466.

Metro Extended Hours


Board of Park Commissioners: The Board of Park Commissioners will take place on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 in in-person format at 6:30 PM. Agenda items includes declaring July 2023 as "Parks and Recreation Month" in the City of Madison; adoption of Park Development Plan for Kestrel Park, request from Olbrich Botanical Gardens to Close Bolz Conservatory August 9-11, 2023 for Installation of GLEAM Exhibit; request by Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, Inc. to extend Madison Park hours for Fete de Marquette; Dog Park Designation status update; and more!

Education Committee: The Education Committee will take place on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 in virtual format at 5:30 PM. Agenda items includes County Youth in Governance Presentation, discussion on draft policy regarding Driver’s Education and more!


  • Become a Homeowner Webinar, Monday, June 12, 2023: Learn about programs available to bring you one step closer to your goal of homeownership! Learn about:

    • Down Payment and closing costs assistance
    • Financial literacy and homebuyer education
    • Other avenues for homeownership
  • Artist Austen Brantley Shaved Ice Social, Monday, June 12, 2023: Join Artist Austen Brantley for shaved ice at the Worthington Park, on June 12 (rain date 13th), and learn about his upcoming art project in the Darbo-Worthington Neighborhood.
  • Lakeside Kids: James the Magician, Tuesday, June 13, 2023: Since 1986, James Ember has been creating and performing magic. He has performed his award winning, interactive, comedy magic show throughout the world. Performing magic with a wild passion since he won his first talent show at the age of six, his exceptional magical talent has been showcased at school programs, on stages, on the street and everywhere in between. There’s one thing that drives every single one of his performances – he knows joy is contagious!
  • East Side Farmers' Market, Tuesday, June 13, 2023: The Eastside Farmers' Market is Madison Wisconsin’s finest weekday farmers' market. Our goal is to bring the freshest Wisconsin grown food direct to the heart of the East side. Our vendor members are agricultural producers and food artisans who make value added products from Wisconsin's agricultural bounty.
  • Mobile Madison | Movies with Madison Parks - Minions: The Rise of the Gru, Tuesday, June 13, 2023: The City of Madison Parks Division developed Movies with Madison Parks in harmony with the City's Neighborhood Resource Teams (NRTs). Sina Davis, from the Allied Drive Neighborhood, provided the spark and served as the main community driver behind the creation and development of the program. This popular program was named in her honor, just prior to her passing in July 2019.
  • Dane County Farmers' Market - Wednesday Market, Wednesday, June 14, 2023: The Wednesday Dane County Farmers’ Market is located on the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, in between the Madison Municipal Building and the City County Building. While more intimate than the Saturday Market, you will still find many of your favorite Dane County Farmers’ Market members, as well as a full array of fruits and vegetables, eggs, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, bakery items, cut flowers, plants, and many specialty items.
  • The Capitol View Farmers’ Market, Wednesday, June 14, 2023: The Capitol View Farmers Market is returning to the North Star Neighborhood! Join us each Wednesday (May 31-October 11, 2023) from 3:00-7:00pm to support local farmers and vendors, enjoy live music and food carts, and make the most of summer in Madison!
  • Madison Jazz Fest, Wednesday, June 14, 2023: The Madison Music Collective presents a Madison Jazz Festival concert in Penn Park by Madison’s Rick Flowers and Amalgam X, featuring Kevin Carnes on drums, Chris Moseley on guitar, Adam Czerepinski on bass, and Flowers on keyboards and vocals on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. This concert is part of the Collective’s popular DIG JAZZ concert series. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy live jazz in the park. You can also purchase food from the Sista’s Chicken & Fish food trunk.
  • Maintain Homeownership Webinar, Thursday, June 15, 2023: If you are currently a homeowner, come learn about programs to ensure you stay in your home! Learn about:
    • Home repair and accessibility modifications
    • Post purchase counseling and programs (i.e. foreclosure prevention, tax credits, maintenance)
    • Mobile Home Assistance
    • Ways to reduce your utility bills
    • Property tax assistance for older adults
  • Concerts on the Rooftop: Sixteen Candles, Thursday, June 15, 2023: Experience the nostalgia and energy of the greatest decade of music – the 1980’s! Entertaining audiences since 2003, Sixteen Candles travels the country to bring 80’s music to life in full force for a memorable and exciting concert experience that you won’t soon forget.
  • The Sessions at McPike Park, Friday, June 16, 2023: The Sessions at McPike Park is in its 10th year and will have great music all seven days and dance and comedy interspersed.
    This is a free all-volunteer run event that helps raise funds for 6 non-profit partners. Great food and drink for sale.
  • Loop The Lake, Saturday, June 17, 2023: Support clean, healthy lakes with Clean Lakes Alliance's 10th Annual Loop the Lake Bike Ride. Join in person on the official Monona Lake Loop by starting and ending at Olbrich Park on Saturday, June 18th, 2022. Or, choose to ride, walk, run, or paddle virtually, from anywhere Saturday, June 11th - Sunday, June 19th.
  • Bird & Nature Adventures | Starkweather Creek Area, Saturday, June 17, 2023: Edible Plants ~ Outings in the Starkweather Creek area vary each month - be sure to check the starting location. Adventures typically at 10:00am on the 3rd Saturday of the month, year-round, and frequently start at the Goodman Community Center, unless noted otherwise. Outings include nature walks, canoe/kayak adventures, bicycling tours, and more, and are sponsored by the Madison Friends of Urban Nature , Madison Parks, Goodman Community Center , Madison Audubon Society , and Friends of Starkweather Creek . No registration is required. Pets are not allowed.
  • Bird & Nature Adventures | Warner Park, Sunday, June 18, 2023: Enjoy an informal family and kid-friendly nature walk around the scenic Warner Pond lagoon and across Castle Creek to discover the wetlands, woods, and prairie in the Wild Side of Warner Park and the birds and other creatures that call it home! Walks at Warner Park held on the 3rd Sunday every month are co-sponsored by Madison Bird City FUN partners Wild Warner  and Madison Audubon . Meet at the colorful Warner Park shelter by the lagoon. Parking is available nearby. No registration is required. No pets are allowed.


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Alder Amani Latimer Burris

Alder Amani Latimer Burris

District 12
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