Neighborhood News is a weekly round-up of some of the news and events happening in Madison’s neighborhoods.
Pennsylvania Park input
View the artists’ concept sketches, provide input and hear the thinking behind proposed designs from the three artists chosen as finalists for the Pennsylvania Park Public Art Project from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hawthorne Library, 2707 E. Washington Ave. Attendees will also be able to ask questions about the proposed art for the East Side park at 1915 E. Johnson Street. For more information, go to go.madison.com/pennsylvania-park or contact Karin Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seminars on cabinet re-facing, energy efficiency, gardening, landscaping and home remodeling will be part of the Madison Home Expo. The expo runs from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Monona Terrace Exhibition Hall and Ballroom, 1 John Nolen Drive. For 20 years, the expo has given homeowners, exhibitors and contractors the chance to plan projects for the upcoming year or show off their projects and products. Admission is $5, free for youths under age 18. Discounted admission is available by going to homeshowcenter.com/ticketdiscount/Madison. For more information, go to go.madison.com/home-show.
Bay Creek meeting
Bring a dish to share and your own utensils to the Bay Creek Neighborhood Association potluck from 5:30 to 8:15 p.m. Monday at the Baha’i Center, 324 W. Lakeside St. on the South Side. The potluck will be part of the association’s neighborhood meeting, starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, go to baycreekmadison.org.
Free MSCR classes
From drawing to ballroom dancing, Madison School and Community Recreation is offering a spate of free classes through Jan. 12. Classes will take place at: Memorial High School, 201 S. Gammon Road; MSCR Odana, 5625 Odana Road; MSCR Hoyt, 3802 Regent St., and MSCR East, 4620 Cottage Grove Road. A total of 58 classes will be offered. Other classes include ballet, acrylic painting, yoga, living with persistent pain and sewing, among others. For more information, go to go.madison.com/free-classes or call 204-3000.