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Friday, January 18

St. Mary Church in Richland Center will hold a family style fish fry on Friday, January 18th from 4:30-7:30 PM in the church basement. All are welcome to attend.

Lincoln Elementary School will host its Early Childhood/4 year old Kindergarten screening Monday, January 21st through Wednesday, January 23rd for children who will be attending school during the 2019-2020 school year. For more information or to schedule an appointment  call 647-2511.

Muscoda will hold a Red Cross community blood drive on Tuesday, January 22nd from 12:00-6:00 PM at the Kratochwill Bulding. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins will be welcome.

Saturday, January 19

The Richland Center High School Class of 1968 will hold a food stand at the Richland Center Community Center on Saturday, January 19th from 9:00-2:00. They will be serving hot dogs, corn dogs and more.

Sunday, January 20

The Richland Center High School will offer a free ping pong program on Sunday, January 20th from 1:00-4:00 PM in the east commons of the school. The program is held every Sunday from 1:00-4:00 PM. All skill levels are welcome.

Monday, January 21

The Muscoda Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Senior Citizens' Dinner on Saturday, January 26th at 2:00 PM at St. John's Gym in Muscoda. Dinner will be served at 5:00 PM. Events include card games, live music, and socializing. The free event is open to all Riverdale School District residents aged 60 and over. RSVP by calling Dennis at 604-8806.

The Sandy Reetz Memorial 9-Pin Tap Bowling Tournament will be held on Sunday, January 27th at the Phoenix Center. Shifts are available at 9:45 AM, 12:30 PM, and 3:15 PM. Cost to bowl is $10. Sign up by calling 647-7469. All proceeds will go to GRACE.

The Making A Difference Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, January 27th at the White House Ramada. A social time will be held at 5:30 PM with a dinner to be served at 6:30 PM. The awards will be handed out following the dinner. Tickets to the banquet are $20 and may be purchased at Napa Auto and Truck Parts, Wertz Floor & Home, and Wallace Cooper & Elliott Insurance.

Grant County Department of Social Services is taking appointments for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program. To schedule an appointment call 608-723-2136 extension 125.

Tuesday, January 22

The Thrift Shop Board annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 22nd at 2:00 PM at the shop.

Wednesday, January 23

Richland Area Senior Citizens and friends will hold a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 23rd from 11:30-5:30 at the Richland Center Community Center. All types of blood are needed. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767. A lunch donated by local merchants will be served to all who attend. 

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, January 23rd at the Gays Mills Community Center at 2:00 PM. Registration will be held at 1:30 PM.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, January 23rd from 4:00-5:30 PM at the Lighthouse Chapel. 

The Avoca United Methodist Church will offer a free community movie on Wednesday, January 23rd. The movie, "Touched by Grace," will be shown at 6:00 PM at the church. All are welcome to attend. 

The Richland Hospital will hold a Stitch N' Enrich event at the Center Cafe Banquet Hall in the Richland Square on Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:00-8:00 PM. Those attending will stitch, knit and connect with others. For more information call Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321.

Thursday, January 24

Hill Point VFW Post 3434 will serve a soup and sandwich meal on Thursday, January 24th from 4:00-7:00 PM at the VFW Hall. Cost for a meal is $6 for adults, $3 for kids age 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.

Saturday, January 26

The Highland Lions Club will hold its annual Dean Olson Memorial Winter Fisheree on Saturday, January 26th at the Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area. Gates open at 5:00 AM with registration to start at 8:30 AM. Other events include a breakfast, raffles, meat paddles, a euchre tournament, contests and more. Admission to the park is free.

The Weston classes of 2020, 2022 and the Weston Silver Eagle Foundation will hold a fisheree on Saturday, January 26th at White Mound County Park. Registration will start at 8:00 AM and fishing will take place until 3:00 PM. There is no entry or park fees. There will be raffles, prizes, food and beverages.

The 28th annual Great Tri-State Rail Sale will be held on Saturday, January 26th from 9:00-3:00 at the La Crosse Center. Admission is $5 with children 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

The Muscoda Chamber of Commerce will hold a senior citizens dinner on Saturday, January 26th at St. John's Gym, Muscoda. Doors will open at 2:00 PM with live music set to start at 4:00 PM. Dinner will be served at approximately 5:00 PM. The event is open to all residents of the Riverdale School District who are 60 and over. The event is free but reservations must be made by calling 604-8806.

The Richland Center Knights of Columbus will hold bingo at the Richland Center Community Center on Saturday, January 26th at 7:30 PM. All are welcome to attend.

Monday, January 28

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, January 28th at Ss. Anthony and Philip Catholic Church in Highland at 4:30 PM.

Tuesday, January 29

Auditions for the UW-Platteville/Richland production of Show Boat will be Tuesday, January 29th through Thursday, January 31st at 6:30 PM each evening in the Coppertop Theater on campus. Those looking to audition will read from the script and sing a song of their choice. 

Friday, February 1

St. Luke Church in Plain will serve a family style fish fry on Friday, February 1st from 5:00-8:00 PM at the church hall. Carry-outs will be available and the church is handicapped accessible. 

Saturday, February 2

First Lutheran Church in Lone Rock will hold a bake shop and breakfast on Saturday, February 2nd from 8:00-10:30 AM at the church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, February 5

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the Richland Center High School on Tuesday, February 5th from 9:00-2:00 in the school gym. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

Wednesday, February 6

The Blue River United Methodist Church will serve a free community supper on Wednesday, February 6th from 5:00-6:30 PM at the Blue River Community Building.

Saturday, February 9

Feed My Starving Children will hold a pie auction and bake sale on Saturday, February 9th at St. John's Lutheran Church, Boscobel from 11:00-1:30. There will also be a lunch available at the event. Cost for a meal is $5 for adults, $3 for kids age 6-11 and free for children 5 and under. For more information call 485-2678.

Sunday, February 10

The 39th annual Avoca and Rural Fire Department Fisheree will be held on Sunday, February 10th at the Avoca Community Building. Fishing will take place on Avoca Lake from 7:00-2:00. There will also be a Euchre tournament, food stands, meat paddles and more. The auction will take place following the euchre tournament. Free shuttles will be offered by J&J Party Bus. To schedule a ride call Jerome at 608-553-0621.

North Crawford School District will hold a 4 year old Kindergarten Screening on Monday, March 4th from 12:30-6:30 PM in the school Performance Center. The screening is for children who will be four years old by September 1st. To schedule an appointment call Tina at 608-624-5201 ext. 238.

Saturday, February 23

American Legion Post 13 will host it's 6th annual all you can eat chili and soup supper and Pie Auction on Saturday, February, 23rd at 4:00 pm. Cost is $6 per person. The Ladies Auxiliary will be selling patriotic t-shirts. Pies will be auctioned throughout the evening and proceeds will go to building upkeep.

Sunday, February 24

The Spring Green Area Arts Coalition will hold its winter fundraiser on Sunday, February 24th at Wisconsin Riverside Resort, Spring Green from 1:30-4:00 PM. Events include a silent auction, art adventures, and the Creative Canvas sale. Proceeds from the event will go to scholarships.