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Area author to discuss civil rights book

Next week, an area author and professor will discuss his nonfiction work about civil rights at the library.

The Middleton Public Library said Michael Edmonds, deputy director of the library archives at the Wisconsin Historical Society and former University of Wisconsin-Madison instructor, will host the book talk session Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Edmonds' book, "Risking Everything: A Freedom Summer Reader" was published in June. According to the historical society, the book documents "the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, when ... workers and volunteers arrived in the Deep South to register voters and teach nonviolence."

The discussion will take place in the library's Archer Room.

Library features 2 free film events, ice cream

Library features 2 free film events, ice cream

Area kids are invited to take in two upcoming movie events at the Middleton Library in the next week.

On Saturday, children ages 12 and up are welcome to join in a movie matinee and ice cream social from 2-4 p.m. The library said attendees will vote for which film they'd like to watch, choosing from a few new releases. Ice cream and toppings will be served.

The event will take place in the downstairs Archer Room.

On Tuesday, all ages are invited to watch Disney and Pixar's "A Bug's Life" beginning at 2 p.m. in the Archer Room. The 1998 animated movie is rated G and stars Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley and Julia Louis-Drefus.

Middleton City Hall host informational meeting

Downtown property owners, business owners, and residents are invited to attend a public informational meeting on Thursday, June 5, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., at Middleton City Hall.

The meeting will discuss the City’s plans for reconstructing Terrace Avenue.

Project manager, Tom Stetzer and field representative, Jon Solan of Strand Associates will join City staff to discuss specific aspects of the project .

“This meeting will be an excellent opportunity to learn about project phasing and timeline. Work is scheduled to begin in mid June and be completed by early November,” said Mark Opitz City Project Manager.  

The City and its engineering consultant Strand Associates are working with the contractor Raymond P. Cattell to schedule the work to minimize disruption to businesses and residents.  

Facility celebrates cancer survivors with ice cream social

Facility celebrates cancer survivors with ice cream social

A local cancer healthcare facility will host a free event next month serving ice cream lake side.

Organizers of the Turville Bay’s Survivor’s Day Ice Cream Social said there's no cost to attend the event June 8 and the social is open to everyone. 

The event is a special day for cancer survivors, their families, friends and caregivers as well as healthcare providers. The 2-hour ice cream event at Turville Bay MRI & Radiation Oncology Center, 1104 John Nolen Drive, begins at 1 p.m.

Attendees will enjoy 10 flavors of ice cream provided by Chocolate Shoppe and beverages under big white canopies, while taking in Turville Bay's Lake Monona shoreline. People can explore the Healing Garden, listen to live music and win prizes. 

Tours of the center are available upon request. Parking is free.

06/11/2014 - Ribbon Cutting - Blackhawk Country Club

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Free comic book Day May 3

Free Comic Book Day will be celebrated throughout the area this Saturday.

Westfield Comics will host and event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is free and open to the public

Local artist will be on hand to do sketches for attendees. The event will be at Westfield Comics two area locations.

Drop by the Stoughton Library and Middleton Library on May 3 to celebrate free comic book day. The library will hand out free comics from Westfield Comics in Madison to children and teens from starting at 10:00 a.m.

Attendees can also practice drawing their own comics with free comic paper or contribute to the library’s own comic book story, according to the press release.