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Church invites kids to play games, make crafts Tuesdays

A Sun Prairie church will host a  month-long summer series for kids on Tuesdays.

THe Living Water Church, 3075 Prospect Drive in Sun Prairie, will host "Weird Animals" on four Tuesday evenings and a Saturday afternoon from July 29 until Aug. 23... Read More

Car washes to benefit 'Sunshine' charity

Next week, multiple locations in Sun Prairie will host car washes to benefit the Sunshine Place, a non-profit organization that combines multiple social services in the city.

Washes will be open at four locations from 4-7 p.m.:

  • Former Sentry Foods store, 1052 W. Main
  • US Bank on the corner of Windsor Street and Thompson Road
  • United Methodist Conference Center on the corner of North Bird and Windsor streets
  • Bank of Sun Prairie on Wilburn Road, across from Dean Clinic

The Sound of Sun Prairie is hosting the events. The Sun Prairie Star reported that a donation of cash or check along with non-perishable food donation is the suggested payment for the wash... Read More

'Piano gal' pitches downtown singalong series

A vision of a more musically minded community is behind a business woman's idea for a weekly singalong event. 

The Sun Prairie Star reported that Marta Hansen, of The Piano Gal on East Main Street, got support last week from the Sun Prairie Business Improvement District Committee to put on a weekly downtown music series beginning in August. ... Read More

Taste of the Arts Fair set for June 14 in Sheehan Park

Approximately 100 vendors will showcase a variety of fine arts, crafts, jewelry and food at the 31st annual Taste of the Arts Fair Saturday, June 14 in Sheehan Park,1351 Linnerud Dr... Read More

Author to speak about coming-out memoir

A Monona author will speak at a local church on his new book about coming out as a gay man.

Callen Harty will give a talk about "My Queer Life," from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at Sun Prairie United Methodist Church. The event is free. 

The Sun Prairie Star reported that last June the Sun Prairie United Methodist Church voted to publicly open its doors to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community as a Reconciling Congregation... Read More

Bank to host paper-shredding event May 10

Bank to host paper-shredding event May 10

The Bank of Sun Prairie will host a paper-shredding event to help the community safely recycle their unwanted personal documents, according to a release.

Community members can bring up to five boxes, three 13-gallon plastic bags or 50 pounds of paper to be shredded and recycled by Pellitteri Waste Systems, officials said.

“We know it can be difficult to safely dispose of documents that include personal or sensitive information, so we’re offering an easy way to recycle any unwanted papers,” said Deb Krebs, with the Bank of Sun Prairie. “It’s really a win-win. We can safely discard personal documents and at the same time help save a tree.”

All papers shredded at the event will be bailed and shipped to a paper factory in Wisconsin that will repurpose the materials into other products like paper towels, napkins and tissues, according to the release.

For every 200 pounds of paper that is shredded and recycled, one tree is left standing, officials said.

Sun Prairie School Safety Conference

The Sun Prairie Area School District will hold a school safety conference on Tuesday, April 22.  At the Prairie View middle school.

The vision for school safety within the Sun Prairie School District begins with offering  preventative programs and services to ensure children feel safe , have the tools they need to address problems, and have access to the community resources they may need to maintain their well-being, according to the press release.

There will be eight fifty minute sessions available for parents to choose from. Topics include social media educations, bullying prevention, positive behavior interventions, heroin education, and suicide prevention.

Rsvp online at www.sunprairie.k12.wi.us