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Committee/Commission Meetings

  1. Board of Public Works

    August 5, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  2. Finance Committee

    August 13, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Jeanie Sieling Room (204)

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  3. Public Safety and Human Services

    August 13, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Conference Room

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  4. Common Council

    August 13, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  5. Police & Fire Commission

    August 14, 2019, 4:30 PM @ City Hall - Conference Room

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  6. Board of Public Works

    August 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  7. Resource Conservation Commission

    August 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Hall - Jeanie Sieling Room (204)

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  8. Plan Commission

    August 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  9. Community and Economic Development Authority

    August 22, 2019, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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  10. Finance Committee

    August 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Jeanie Sieling Room (204)

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  11. Public Safety and Human Services

    August 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Conference Room

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  12. Common Council

    August 27, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ City Hall - Council Chambers

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  13. Committee of the Whole

    August 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Community Events

  1. Fitchburg Farmers Market

    August 1, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Agora Pavilion

    Locally sourced, quality products every Thursday. Plenty of free parking!

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  2. Community Blood Drive

    August 8, 2019, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ Oak Hall

    Blood is a perishable product that can only come from volunteer blood donors. With someone in the United States needing blood every two seconds, blood products must be constantly replenished, according to the Red Cross. "There's no better feeling than knowing that your blood donation may give someone a second chance at life." Give back to the community with the Fitchburg Community blood drive. Save time and reserve an appointment for August 8th. Make your appointment by visiting redcross.org and use sponsor code "Fitchburg". The short amount of time it takes to donate can mean a lifetime to a patient with a serious medical condition. If you are an eligible donor, please join us in giving blood.

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  3. Fitchburg Farmers Market

    August 8, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Agora Pavilion

    Locally sourced, quality products every Thursday. Plenty of free parking!

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  4. Pack 'N the Park with Fitchburg Recreation

    August 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ McKee Farms Park

    Join the Fitchburg Recreation Department for free carnival games, inflatables, prizes, and the screening of SmallFoot. Carnival games begin at 6:00 p.m. Movie begins at approximately 8: 15 p.m. Food available for purchase.

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  5. Meet Your Mayor For Coffee

    August 10, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Oasis Cafe

    Mayor Aaron Richardson wants to listen to your comments and concerns about our city. Stop by for a cup of coffee and conversation.

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  6. Cork 'n Bottle String Band at the Fitchburg Library

    August 13, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Bluegrass is an American art form that started in the hills of the Appalachian and resonated with music lovers across the world. Madison's own Cork 'n Bottle String Band will bring songs and stories of bluegrass alive for audiences. For more infomraiton about the larger Bluegrass program, which this event is part of, visit: https://www.beyondthepage.info/bluegrass-appalachia-world-program-page. This event is hosted by Beyond the Page and the Fitchburg Public Library.

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  7. Meet Mayor Richardson for Coffee

    August 14, 2019, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM @ Fitchburg Senior Center

    Mayor Aaron Richardson wants to listen to your comments and concerns about our city. Stop by for a cup of coffee and some conversation.

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  8. Community Night Out

    August 14, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Huegel-Jamestown Park

    Join first responders and your neighbors for Fitchburg's Community Night Out. Enjoy food and refreshments, get to know your neighbors, discover community resources, meet first responders, explore emergency vehicles, and help build a safer community. There will be special visits from Med Flight and other area responders. Med Flight will land at 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.

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  9. Fitchburg Farmers Market

    August 15, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Agora Pavilion

    Locally sourced, quality products every Thursday. Plenty of free parking!

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  10. Verona Road Business Coalition Pig Roast Fundraiser

    August 15, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Fitchburg Center Farmers Market

    The BBQ meal includes a delicious BBQ pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans and chips. Cold beverages available. Dine-in or carry-out options are available. Shop the farmers market and enjoy live music by Derek Ramnarace! Place your pre-order at http://www.veronaroad.info/bbq-order-form/

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  11. Agora Art Fair

    August 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Agora

    Visit the Agora Art Fair featuring over 100 local artists with live music, food, beverages, a WI craft beer & wine garden, a children's art yard, and hands on art experiences. This event will be held rain or shine and there's plenty of free parking and shuttles!

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  12. Concerts at McKee - Orquesta SalSoul del Mad

    August 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ McKee Farms Park

    Salsa and Soul, combining the best of two cultural worlds, bringing together the fire of Latin rhythm and the groove of soul. Orquesta SalSoul Del Mad will have young and old dancing in the aisle and on the ceiling. This Orquesta is made up of some of the best local musicians representing the international diversity of Madison. They were first introduced to the public at the 2015 Latino Musical Festival. Concerts at McKee is a Party in the Park for everyone! MADISON MUSIC FOUNDRY Youth Bands open the show at 6:00pm, and Orquesta SalSoul del Mad will take the stage at 7:00pm. Food trucks from local vendors, beverages and beer are available or pack a picnic and bring family, friends and co-workers. It is the best way to spend a summer Monday night! Thank you to our generous sponsors: Oak Bank, Fitchburg Chamber of Commerce, City of Fitchburg, WI - Government, and MADISON MUSIC FOUNDRY Check out this fun Band- Orquesta SalSoul Del Mad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gogztQFrXHM

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  13. Fitchburg Farmers Market

    August 22, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Agora Pavilion

    Locally sourced, quality products every Thursday. Plenty of free parking!

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  14. FTC Back to School Block Party

    August 22, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ 2690 Research Park Drive Between Lacy Road and McGann Lane

    The street will be closed off in front of 2685, 2690 and 2693 Research Park Drive for live music with the Soggy Prairie Band, Bucky Badger, the UW Dance Team, magic shows, balloon twisting, face painting, a photo booth and an outdoor movie. This event benefits Fitchburg area elementary schools.

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  15. Meet Mayor Richardson for Coffee

    August 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fitchburg Senior Center

    Mayor Aaron Richardson wants to listen to your comments and concerns. Stop by for a cup of coffee and some conversation.

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  16. Fitchburg Farmers Market

    August 29, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Agora Pavilion

    Locally sourced, quality products every Thursday. Plenty of free parking!

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  17. Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social

    August 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Eplegaarden

    Join the Fitchburg Senior Center Friends and volunteers as they serve ice cream at Eplegaarden!

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Library - Adults

  1. A Good Yarn Book Club

    August 1, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Bring a favorite craft project and come ready to enjoy good stories and conversation with our monthly book group, A Good Yarn Book Club. We meet the first Thursday of every month. Copies of the book are available at the 2nd floor Reference Desk. This month's book will be The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich. Crafting not required!

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  2. Intro to Video Editing

    August 5, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    During this 1 hour class you will get a tour of Final Cut Pro, learn the basics to editing, and prepping videos for different media outlets like social media. Fitchburg Access Community Television- FACTv will provide everything you need and the knowledge for first time video editors. Please contact the Reference Desk to register, 608-729-1763.

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  3. Power Point Basics

    August 7, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Technology Center

    Learn how to use PowerPoint's basic features to add and delete slides, change slide layouts, format text, select themes, and add graphics to a presentation in this class. Please stop by the 2nd floor Reference Desk or call 608-729-1763 to register.

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  4. Movies in Space: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    August 10, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy the final movie in our Movies in Space series: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017, 137 minutes, PG-13).

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  5. Cork ‘n Bottle String Band: A Madison Bluegrass Tradition

    August 13, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Bluegrass is an American art form that started in the hills of Appalachia and resonated with music lovers across the world. Madison's own Cork 'n Bottle will bring songs and stories of bluegrass alive for audiences at eight Dane County public libraries. Sponsored by Beyond the Page, Madison Community Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities.

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  6. John Galligan Author Appearance - Bad Axe County

    August 17, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Madison native John Galligan's debut novel, Bad Axe County, was released in July to rave reviews. Please join him as he discusses and reads from his work. He will have books available for purchase and signing. "Striking prose, engaging characters, and a searing story of crimes rooted in the heartland power a darkly irresistible thriller." — Kirkus (starred review)

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  7. Adult Craft Evening

    August 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Enjoy socializing with your fellow grown-ups at the library during a fun and relaxing craft time! Bring your own craft project or create something with the supplies provided. This month we will be crafting with paint chips.

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  8. Wednesday Morning Book Discussion

    August 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Please join us for a discussion of The Book of Essie by Meghan Weir.

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  9. Best of the Web: Traveling

    August 21, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Technology Center

    Getting ready for a trip? Join us to learn about some of the best resources on the internet for travelling. This class will cover finding cheap airfare, planning your vacation, and sharing your experiences on social media. Please drop by the 2nd floor Reference Desk or call 608-729-1763 to register.

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  10. Cookbook Club - Farmers' Market Finds

    August 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Join the Library's Cookbook Club as we celebrate our local Farmers' Markets. Visit a local market, find farm fresh ingredients, and use them in your recipe. Make the dish, and bring it, plus the cookbook the recipe came from, to the meeting. We will sample all the dishes and discuss the recipes. The library will provide utensils and beverages.

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  11. Take Me Out to the Ballgame: A League of Their Own

    August 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Can't make it to the ball game? Come watch A League of Their Own, the 1992 movie about the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League instead! We'll provide the cracker jacks. (Rated PG, 128 minutes)

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  12. Resumes 101

    August 27, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    If you've never written a resume or your current resume needs an upgrade, join Nikki Ryberg for a resume 101 presentation. Learn simple and effective resume tools and resources, including best templates, sources, and assistance.

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  13. Knit Club

    August 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Conference Room

    Looking for a knitting group to join? Whether you're new to knitting or have years of experience, stop by the library's conference room for a social evening of knitting and learning new knitting techniques. Please bring your own supplies and join the fun!

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Library - Kids

  1. Bouncing Babies

    August 1, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    This program will have lap rhymes, songs, stories and fun! After the program, enjoy social time with other parents/caregivers and tummy time for the babies. This program is ideal for prewalkers, starting at birth.

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  2. UW Space Place

    August 2, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    How do astronauts eat, sleep, or even take a bath? Learn all about space travel with the experts from UW Space Place. For ages 5-12.

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  3. Legos at the Library

    August 3, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    We Provide the materials, you provide the creativity! Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room. Legos provided. Please do not bring your own. Suggested for families with children ages 5-12.

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  4. Preschool Storytime

    August 5, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  5. Preschool Storytime

    August 5, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Preschool storytime is a 30 minute program for those who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities. Suggested for children ages 2-5. To maximize enjoyment for yourself and others, please follow age recommendations. No registration is required.

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  6. Big Nate Party

    August 5, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Come to the library for a party for fans of the Big Nate series by Lincoln Peirce! We'll play the Scribble Game and do other fun crafts and activities based on the books! Recommended for ages 5-12.

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  7. Lapsit Storytime

    August 6, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    A 20-minute storytime for babies and toddlers featuring stories, songs, bounces, and rhymes. Followed by a 15-minute social time for caregivers and playtime for babies and toddlers. No registration is required.

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  8. Snake, Rattle and Roll

    August 6, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Slither into the world of reptiles by meeting some of Wisconsin's native turtles, lizards and snakes up close! You'll learn what makes reptiles unique, and get a hands-on experience with several of the reptiles that call Wisconsin home. Recommended for ages 5-12.

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  9. Family Staycation

    August 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library

    There’s no need to leave the state when the state is so awesome! Come to Fitchburg Public Library to enjoy Wisconsin-themed crafts and activities and learn facts about where you reside. There’ll be a little of something for ages 1-8 years!

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  10. Preschool Art

    August 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Explore and play with fun art materials! Art activities will help your little ones master fine-motor skills and help them learn about cause and effect as they make changes in materials (and a lot of mess!). Ages 2-5

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  11. Bouncing Babies

    August 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    This program will have lap rhymes, songs, stories and fun! After the program, enjoy social time with other parents/caregivers and tummy time for the babies. This program is ideal for prewalkers, starting at birth.

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  12. Book Boogie

    August 16, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Fitchburg Public Library Meeting Room

    Boogie on down to the Fitchburg Public Library for a morning filled with books, dancing, crafts and more! If you love music and movement, this is the program for you. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-5 years who love to move.

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  13. Indoor Camping Adventure

    August 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library

    Tired of mosquitos? Not interested in sleeping on the ground? Here’s your opportunity for a camping experience without all of that! Come to Fitchburg Public Library to build a bird nest, make animal tracks, read in a tent and enjoy a s’more! Ages 5-12 years.

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  14. READ to a Dog

    August 20, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    Reading to a dog is a wonderful way to build reading skills and confidence. Independent readers in grades K-5 can sign-up for a 20 minute spot to sit down and read to a registered therapy animal. Call 608-729-1762 or stop by the Youth Services desk. (sign-up required)

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  15. Toddler Build

    August 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library

    It’s time for your little one to build! He or she will stack, balance and connect various materials while developing spatial thinking as well as strengthening dexterity and hand-eye coordination during this open-ended play time! Recommended for ages 1-3.

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  16. Family Pajama Storytime

    August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Family Pajama Storytime is a super fun evening program, focused on winding down for the night. Featuring stories, songs and movement activities followed by a short craft all in your PJs. Parents, leave the bedtime routine to us! Ages 2-5

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  17. Toddler Time

    August 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library

    It’s time for your little one to explore new materials and concepts! He or she will build fine motor skills and use his or her senses to discover textures, shapes, colors and so much more! Recommended for ages 1-3.

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  18. Bouncing Babies

    August 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library Storytime Room

    This program will have lap rhymes, songs, stories and fun! After the program, enjoy social time with other parents/caregivers and tummy time for the babies. This program is ideal for prewalkers, starting at birth.

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Library - Teens

  1. Tie Dye

    August 6, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fitchburg Public Library

    Learn some new tie dye techniques, and upgrade those summer whites. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring in whatever you would like to dye. Ages 13-17

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  2. DIY Phone Case

    August 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library

    Tired of your boring old phone case? Don’t want to spend crazy money to update it? Make a one-of-a-kind creation at Fitchburg Public Library! Bring a clear or white case to customize, make over your current one or design an entirely new case from our materials. *Registration required. Teens 13-17 years.

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