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City garage sales planned for first weekend in May

The city said on its website that the garage sales are planned for the first weekend in May this year. 

Sun Prairie said the citywide garage sale will begin on Thursday, April 30 and continue through Saturday, May 2. 

To register, contact Steve Stocker at 608-445-2676 or steve.stocker.53590@gmail.com, or pick one up a form at Stop N Go, Kwik Trip or Copps Foods.

Youth group offers teens theatrical artistic outlet

A community youth group will have its first meeting Sunday for area teens to have a place to discuss their experiences and translate them to theatrical art. 

The Sun Prairie Proud Theater chapter will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sun Prairie United Methodist Church. The Sun Prairie Star reported that students ages 13 to 18 are welcome to attend.

Visit proudtheater.org for more information. ... Read More

Fish fry at Round Table to support fraternal service org

A fraternal service organization will hold a fish fry fundraiser Friday to support its mission trip. 

The Sun Prairie Knights of Columbus Council 4879 will charge $12 for a fish dinner from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at The Round Table, 1611 N. Bristol... Read More

Library seeks sponsors for summer run event

The library's annual 5K and 10K charity fundraiser run isn't until August, but organizers are seeking sponsors to support it now.

The Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation's Book’n It Run is one of two main ways the group raises funds each year, according to a Sun Prairie Star report. 

The 5K and 10K run or walk is scheduled Aug. 1 through downtown Sun Prairie and scenic Sheehan Park. For more information, visit www.sunlibfoundation.org... Read More

Sunshine Supper served for five years

About five years ago, Julie Wiedmeyer was sitting in a master’s class and got an assignment to figure out what needs there were in her community of Sun Prairie and to identify a way to meet those needs... Read More

Habitat for Humanity asking for volunteers

Habitat for Humanity is seeking families to build homes in Madison, Sun Prairie, Fitchburg, and Stoughton.

Over the last year, Habitat for Humanity of Dane County has purchased 29 family unit lots in Sun Prairie, 24 lots in Fitchburg and eight lots in Madison.

For individuals and families interested in building with Habitat for Humanity, informational meetings will be held:

Jan. 11, 1-2:30 p.m., Clarion Suites, 2110 Rimrock Road

Jan. 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Clarion Suites, 2110 Rimrock Road

If interested in partnering with Habitat, attendance at one of these meetings is mandatory.

To learn about the program requirements, visit habitatdane.org.

Library gets preview of Capitol Theater show

A Capitol Theater show will be previewed at the Sun Prairie Public Library on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. ahead of its premiere at Overture Hall. 

The Sun Prairie Star said Madison Opera staff will share a brief history of the piece at the library, play a few clips from other opera performances and talk about some of the music. ... Read More