Four K...Hooray!

February 2nd will kick off the beginning of Goodman's enrollment of four-year-old kindergarten.  Fall 2015 will mark the center's fifth year in providing 4K as part of the early childcare education programming. Our 4K program offers hands-on, immersive learning and wrap-around childcare to support parents' busy schedules. If your child is 4K eligible this year, click here to learn more about what the Goodman Center has to offer!

Beer & Chocolate to benefit Goodman

Our beer and chocolate tasting fundraiser is back this year and it's going to be bigger and more spacious! This year, we'll have two live bands, an outdoor tent and more brewers and chocolatiers. Buy your tickets early and save $10!

To purchase tickets and read more, visit our Beer & Chocolate event page


Family Fun Nights at the Goodman Community Center

On the third Thursday of every month, the Goodman Community Center hosts Family Fun Nights for families in the community. Family Fun Nights themes range from science and reading to music and arts. To find out more about Family Fun Nights, please visit our parent programming page.

Working Class Catering

Teens in Working Class Catering learn all about running a full-service catering company while working work side-by-side with our professional chefs and catering manager. 

Your food will be delicious and beautiful. Your guests will be treated well. Whether it's a once in a lifetime celebration, a casual gathering,or a business meeting -- Working Class Catering will deliver for you. Learn how to reserve Working Class Catering.

Get fit and give back!

The Princeton Club is holding its annual Million Pound Challenge to support local food programs, including the Center's Fritz Food Pantry. If you work out or participate in sports, consider registering and logging hours here. You can select the Goodman Community Center as your pantry recipient and help donate 10 pounds of food for every hour you work out.

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Closings & Schedule Changes

Building Closings


Severe Weather Closings Policy

When Madison Schools are closed due to inclement weather, all youth and senior program activities scheduled that day are canceled. Center facilities may remain open and be staffed on a limited basis. If severe weather requires us to close the Center on a weekend, you'll find a message on our phone system and here on our home page to let you know. In some situations, private events may still take place even though the Center is closed due to severe weather. If you were planning to attend a scheduled private event, please contact your event's organizer for more information.

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Working Class Catering

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What others are saying...

"My kids, every single morning...I love my kids and I play a lot with them, but every single morning when they get up, they want to come here. Even when they're sick, they still want to come here." -Hassanatou, mother

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