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Alder Regina Vidaver

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Alder Regina Vidaver

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Vidaver’s Updates

Meetings of interest, events, reminders, and announcements

May 8, 2022 10:10 PM

Hello neighbors,

Here are meetings of potential interest this week:

Monday: Landmarks, 5pm – presentation of drafted updates to Landmarks Ordinances, which will impact the University Heights area.

Tuesday: Common Council, 6:30pm

Wednesday:

Reminders:

Events:

  • Madison Night Market, 4-8pm May 12, June 9, August 11, and September 8.
  • Dine in purchases at Mickie's Dairy Bar from 6-7am on Fridays this month benefit Porchlight.
  • Madison Public Library's Library Takeover Saturday, May 14, Lisa Link Peace Park (425 State Street) from 4pm-6pm. (Rain location is Central Library, third floor - 201 W. Mifflin Street). The event, Essential: True Stories of Unseen Work, is an opportunity for people to share their stories from the pandemic and beyond. People from all walks of life are invited to attend and share a 5-minute story open-mic style.
  • Lake Wingra Watershed Gathering, May 21, 1-4pm. Interact with people from 30 organizations committed to clean water needed by all life forms. Learn more about water stewardship and practices. Leave with new ideas to collectively ensure healthy lakes, streams, and the lands in-between.
  • Annual Chinese Orphans Benefit flute concert, Sunday May 22, 2pm, First Baptist Church, 518 N Franklin Ave.
  • Madison Bike Week, June 5-11

Announcements:

  • For more than 20 years, United Way of Dane County has recognized outstanding volunteers in our community through the Community Volunteer Awards. In 2022, they will be accepting nominations through May 13. Nominate a volunteer today!
  • Madison Parks is aware of the boat launch navigation issues at Olbrich Park. As in previous years, they are advising boaters to use caution navigating the narrowed channel where the Starkweather Creek meets Lake Monona due to low lake levels and creek sediment.
  • The City of Madison is now accepting applicants for the first Youth Poet Laureate. With this initiative, Madison will become a member of the National Youth Poet Laureate program, which honors talented poets from ages of thirteen (13) through nineteen (19) and provides for competitive opportunities for young people to showcase their literary art on the regional and national stage.

Save the Date:

  • Fresh water is Earth's most precious resource. We all use it every day and can all have an impact on the ability to provide reliable supplies of clean water now and for future generations. On June 14 and June 21, participate in a two-session course to become a steward of our local waters.

 

Take care,

Regina Vidaver

 

 




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