Volunteers Needed for Eken Park Festival!

The Eken Park Neighborhood Association is excited to announce that the fifth annual Eken Park Festival will be held on Saturday, August 21th! The Eken Park Festival is a family-friendly, community-oriented event that features incredible musical talent from a wide range of genres, delicious local cuisine and thirst-quenching beverages, fun an fabulous kids section, andContinue reading “Volunteers Needed for Eken Park Festival!”

Upcoming Event Regarding F-35s

This Thursday at 10:00am, Eken Park Resistance and Safe Skies Clean Water will hold an informational event at Washington Manor Park regarding the F-35 fighter jet Beddown at Truax Field (Madison Airport). Featured speakers will include our city Alder, Syed Abbas and our State Representative, Francesca Hong. See Safe Skies Clean Water website for moreContinue reading “Upcoming Event Regarding F-35s”

Last reminder for Halloween Food Drive on Saturday!

Final reminder for our food drive this weekend! Drop things off at my (Catie & Ben’s) house or fill out the Google form to have us pick it up on Saturday morning. Thank you to all of you who have already donated. Hooray!! Google form link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfy9rYu_qGdWQCNu9yC7o_d1mJZJrtuFT0XbdRtynL8T-QVgA/viewform

Reminder: This Sunday (11/1) at 10:00am, we’ll plant spring bulbs around the neighborhood!

Hi all – Just a reminder that although we saw snow last week, spring is in the air as we plant spring bulbs around the neighborhood on Sunday. The EPNA has purchased a whole lotta bulbs so that we can all enjoy them once spring comes (and it will). Meet at 10am at the ButterflyContinue reading “Reminder: This Sunday (11/1) at 10:00am, we’ll plant spring bulbs around the neighborhood!”

Reminder: Food Drive on Saturday. Beat Emerson East! Beat Hunger!

Okay, we love our neighbors, but this is a competition….right? Mostly it’s a way to help our neighbors in need by providing to the Bashford Food Pantry. Get your groceries now. You can sign up on the Google Form to have them picked up on Saturday. Or – you can leave them on my (Catie’s)Continue reading “Reminder: Food Drive on Saturday. Beat Emerson East! Beat Hunger!”

Reminder about Bashford Pumpkinpalooza!

It’s the final week to get and carve those pumpkins! Just a reminder that one of our partners in the neighborhood – Bashford Church – is selling pumpkins to support a really good cause. Details below: Bashford’s 3rd Annual Pumpkinpalooza opens Saturday, October 10 at 9:30 a.m.! Sale hours –  9:30-6:30 on Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30-6:30Continue reading “Reminder about Bashford Pumpkinpalooza!”

Going Grocery Shopping this weekend? Add these Food Drive items to your list!

Hey neighbors – Just a reminder that our Halloween Food Drive Competition with Emerson East is next weekend! Check out the list to see what you need to start stocking up on so that we can win this battle! Here is a link to the Google Form so you can sign up! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfy9rYu_qGdWQCNu9yC7o_d1mJZJrtuFT0XbdRtynL8T-QVgA/viewform

Annual Halloween Competition – with a new twist!

For the last few years, Eken Park neighborhood and Emerson East neighborhood have battled it out in a Halloween decorating contest. This year, the battle is still on – but our goal is to see which neighborhood can collect the most food for Bashford Food Pantry! See details on how to participate below. Here’s aContinue reading “Annual Halloween Competition – with a new twist!”

EPNA is a hosting organization for Kids March for Black Lives

Earlier this summer, the EPNA published a letter stating that Black Lives Matter and committed to supporting efforts that reflect that statement. We are proud to be a hosting organization for the Kids March for Black Lives! We’re so thankful that we have people in our neighborhood who are helping to plan such a powerfulContinue reading “EPNA is a hosting organization for Kids March for Black Lives”

Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale!

ANNUAL MADISON COMPOST BIN AND RAIN BARREL SALE RETURNS ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 10TH After a one-year hiatus, the annual Madison compost and rain barrel sale is back at a new location. This year’s sale will be held at the Garver Feed Mill on Saturday, October 10th.  The new location provides easy, contactless pick-up and experts willContinue reading “Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale!”