Beer & Chocolate to benefit Goodman

Savor samples from many local chocolatiers and drink craft beer and cider at this fundraiser to benefit the Goodman Community Center. Enjoy an outdoor tent (plus indoor seating) and live music from Mama Digdown's Brass Band and Kyle Henderson.

Buy your tickets early before April 1 and save $10! To purchase tickets and read more, visit our Beer & Chocolate event page

Family Science Night:all families welcome!

The Goodman Community Center will open up its whole building for Family Science Night on Thursday, March 26. Our family night will begin with a free sit-down meal at 5:30 p.m., followed by science, technology and engineering activities throughout our building. 

To read more about our Family Fun Nights, please visit our family programming page

A GCC story: the Jarjue Family

Gibril works next door to Goodman at Madison Kipp Corporation. He has three children that attend programming here: his 10-year old, Bubba, a 7-year-old and a 3-year-old. Gibril receives partial to full scholarships for all three of his children. Watch his family's story.

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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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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