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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Dunn's Marsh Neighb. - short notices

                                                                                                           May 6, 2014

Just a few brief notices…
1. Sign up to participate in the NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALES event which will be held on Saturday, May 17, 8 a.m.-2:00 pm. (Attachment:  “1 yard sale sale registration.jpg)
2.  DMNA Council meets Thursday, May 8, 7 pm, at 2010 Whenona Drive (Priarie UU Society)
3. Lost and found:  Have you attended an event at Prairie UU Society in the past year and left your jacket there?   Two jackets, one green, the other a red jacket vest, are inside near the front door.  If you suspect one is yours, come in any time the building is open to claim it.
4. The Marlborough Community Garden has been rototilled, and the opening day is this Saturday, May 10, 10 until noon.

5. Know anyone with a disability?  Disability Pride Madison Kick-off event is Thursday, May 8. See article below.
6.  Plan ahead for Ride the Drive, June 1 and August 24.  See article below.
5 - Disability Pride Madison Kick-Off Event, Thursday, May 8, 2014

5:30 p.m.
, The Brink Lounge, 701 E. Washington, Madison
Join Our Talent Search and Open Mic
If you are a person with any disability and would like to sing a song, tell a joke, dance, or share any other talent and want to be considered as one of the performers for the Disability Pride Festival in July, come show us what YOU can do.  If you would like to reserve a spot call Kelli at (608) 770-4537.  Otherwise it is fine to sign up to perform that night.  We also welcome anyone, with or without a disability to perform at our kickoff.  There will be Karaoke provided by the one and only Steph Stringer.
Requested donation: $6 - $10  No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Wheelchair accessible and filled with talent!
Performers can sign-up for the Brink show or apply for the festival here

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6 - Ride the Drive – back in 2014 !!!

The City of Madison and Madison Parks are excited to bring Ride the Drive, presented by Trek, back for its sixth year! We will be hosting Ride the Drive-Downtown on Sunday, June 1st from 10am to 3pm and Ride the Drive-Eastside Sunday, August 24th from 10am – 3pm.
Ride the Drive was inspired by the Ciclovia in Bogota, Colombia, where city streets are closed to car traffic to allow people to participate in all kinds of free health and community-oriented events. In celebration of Madison's commitment to bicycling and healthy lifestyles, Madison hosted its first Ride the Drive in 2009. Five years of successful events later, we are proud to call this a Madison tradition.   
Ride the Drive, is a car-free, care free event that transforms some of Madison's streets into a public promenade. During the Downtown event, roads in the five mile route are open for participants to bike, skate or walk through some of Madison's signature streets. The Eastside event is 2.2 miles of the same car-free fun. Both events are free and open to the public. Along the route, there will be activities, informational booths, musicians, food vendors and other entertainment for thousands of participants to enjoy.
The downtown route will be the same as last year’s, featuring iconic downtown streets, including Capitol Square, East Washington and John Nolen Drive. The Eastside Ride the Drive will have more of a neighborhood block party feel, highlighting the neighborhoods surrounding Atwood Avenue and South Fair Oaks Avenue. Complete maps of the Ride the Drive routes can be found on the Ride the Drive website.
There are many different ways for the community to get involved in this year’s Ride the Drive events. Corporations are encouraged to help sponsor the events, while local businesses and organizations can host an activity or have a vendor or food booth along the routes.  Both dates also have many volunteer opportunities to help the events run smoothly.  
We invite participants of all ages to come out and Ride the Drive with the City of Madison and Madison Parks!
For a list of all the volunteer roles available and more information about Ride the Drive, please visit <;MID=17015&amp;LID=60>
                                                                                                from City of Madison
The DMN e-News and an occasional hard copy DMN News are published by the Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association (DMNA) on an “as-needed” schedule.  The Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood Association, Inc. has been working to unite neighbors to solve mutual problems and promote fellowship among neighbors since 1973.  Our neighborhood is in Madison & Fitchburg.
               President & News contact:  Mary Mullen,  298-0843
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                                    End of the May 6, 2014 Dunn’s Marsh e-News Notice
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