Neighborhood News is a weekly round-up of some of the news and events happening in Madison’s neighborhoods.

Art-making process

The Bubbler Madison’s artist-in-residence Kim Charles Kay will lead a workshop in a creative and reflective art-making process from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St. Participants will leave with a reminder of who they are, what and whom they love, and what that love means. For more information: call 608-266-5975 or email madisonbubbler@gmail.com.

Madison Public Library fundraiser

The Madison Public Library Foundation will hold a happy hour to raise money for the new Pinney Library from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Harmony Bar and Grill, 2201 Atwood Ave. The event is free but a $10 donation is suggested. The event will include a cash bar, live music, children’s activities, and food and drinks available for purchase. All donations will benefit the new Pinney Library capital campaign. For more information: contact the Madison Public Library Foundation at 608-266-6318 or info@mplfoundation.org.

Nature outing

Learn about the natural history of the area during a nature walk with outdoor leadership school instructor Fil Sanna. From 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, take a free trip back in geologic time with Sanna at UW-Madison’s Lakeshore Preserve, 2002 University Bay Drive. Learn about what the earth was like and how the Lakeshore Preserve came to be. Registration is not required. Participants should meet at the Picnic Point parking lot on University Bay Drive. For more information: call Paul Noeldner at 608-698-0104.

Meditation at Monona Terrace

Connect with your sense of calm and inner peace during a free meditation session from noon to 12:45 p.m. Monday at Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Drive. Led by Dr. Sarah Moore, a mind-body practitioner, therapist and physician, attendees will help you bring mindfulness to your daily activities. Meditation is simple, inexpensive and doesn’t require any special equipment. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information: go.madison.com/meditation.

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