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Tuesday, September 19

The Brewer Public Library will host a Lego Open Build for area youth on Tuesday, September 19th, from 3:00-8:00 PM at the library.

A free legal clinic will be held at the Richland County Courthouse on Tuesday, September 19th, from 4:00-6:00 PM.

Home Health United will hold a grief class, "When Mourning Dawns," on Tuesdays from September 19th through October 24th. The class will meet at the Richland Hospital in the Pippen 3 room from 5:30-7:30 each Tuesday.

Gundersen Boscobel Hospital will hold monthly grief workshop starting on Tuesday, September 19th, at 5:30 PM in the hospital chapel. The workshop is free and open to those in need. Those attending are asked to use the Parker Street entrance and follow the signs. For more information call Mareeta at 723-6416.

The Bear Creek Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, September 19th, at 7:00 PM at the town hall. The agenda will include discussion of the proposed conditional use permit for the truss factory on Chapel Road.

Wednesday, September 20

The Brewer Public Library will hold Everybody Storytime every Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 AM at the library. The event is for youth and their families.

Red Cross will hold a community blood drive in Richland Center on Wednesday, September 20th, at the Richland Center Community Center from 11:30-5:30 PM. Walk-in's will be welcome.

The Brewer Public Library will host a Kids Coding Club on Wednesday, September 20th, at 4:00 PM for kids in grades 1-12. The club will help teach the basics of computer coding which can be used to design video games, make apps, or build websites.

The Richland Hospital will host a special presentation on Wednesday, September 20th, at 5:00 PM in Pippin Hall 1 at the hospital. Dr. Thomas Beck will speak on modern arthritis treatment. A light dinner will also be served at the event. For more information call 647-6321.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, September 20th, at the Lighthouse Chapel to provide food to Richland County individuals and families who have a food emergency. Food will be distributed from 4:00 to 5:30 PM.

Richland Center High School seniors and parents are invited to attend Senior Night on Wednesday, September 20th, from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Richland Center High School Auditorium. Mrs. Knower will give a presentation about the senior year and include information on filling out transcripts and applying for scholarships. There will also be 15 minute break out sessions available on Technical Colleges, the UW System, and Financial Aid following the presentation. College representatives and the military will be available for questions in the West Commons at 6:45 PM.

The Richland Hospital will hold a breastfeeding class on Wednesdays, September 20th and 27th, at the hospital from 6:00-9:00 PM.

Soul Kitchen will serve a free community meal on Wednesday, September 20th, at 5:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center.

The River Valley Homecoming Mum Corsage Sale orders are due by Wednesday, September 20th. Small mums are $6.50 and large mums are $7 each. To order or for more information call Mrs. Graffunder at 588-3244 ext. 525. Delivery or pick-up will take place on Thursday, September 28th.

The Viola Horse and Colt Show Raffle Drawing will take place on Saturday, September 23rd, at 10:00 PM during the 87th Annual Viola Horse and Colt Show. Membership tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Raffle tickets may be purchased in Richland Center by contacting Lorraine Servais.

Thursday, September 21

Alcoholics Anonymous will hold a group meeting on Thursday September 21st, from 9:30-10:30 AM at the Brewer Public Library. The group meets every Monday and Thursday in the basement story room at the library.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Richland Center Fellowship on Thursday, September 21st. The distribution will begin at 3:30 and run until 5:00. Participants are asked to please not arrive prior to 3:00 for the distribution. Participants should note that baskets or other items to mark a spot in line are not allowed. Those in line by 4:00 will be guaranteed a full share.

The Richland Medical Center will host a "Get Fit Kayaking Trip" on Thursday, September 21st, starting at 6:00 PM. Interested individuals should meet at the Chellevold Shelter, Highway 80 North. The trip will take about an hour and finish at the old community center. Those planning to attend are asked to call 647-6161 Ext 4311 in advance to rent a kayak if they need to.

American Legion Post 13 will hold a meeting on Thursday, September 21st at 7:30 pm. Dinner will be served prior to the meeting at 6:30 PM. All members and those eligible are encouraged to attend.

Register now for the Richland Hospital's Safe Sitter class set to take place on Friday, October 27th, from 8:00-3:00 at the Richland Hospital. The deadline to register is Tuesday, October 10th. Cost for the class is $20. To register or for more information call Cindy at 647-6321 ext. 2203.

Friday, September 22

The W.H Bennett Unit 71 Woman's Relief Corp will travel to the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, WI on Friday September 22nd. Members planning to attend are to meet at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center from 8:00-8:25 AM. Departure to the Wisconsin Veterans Home will leave by 08:30. For more information call Jill at 647-9005 or Bessie at 647-6658.

Sign up before Tuesday, September 29th for the 2017 Richland Center High School homecoming parade. The parade will be held on Friday, October 6th. The parade will step off at 5th and North Central Ave. at 2:55. Sign up by visiting the Richland Center High School website. The deadline to register is Tuesday, September 29th.

The Weston Silver Eagles 5K Run/1 Mile Walk that will be held on Saturday, October 7th, at 10:00. The run/walk will begin at Weston School. Registration will run from 9:00-9:45 in the elementary school lobby. Cost for registration is $15 for one person or $35 for a family of 3. Registration forms may be picked up at the Weston Elementary and High School offices. Those who register before September 22nd will also receive a t-shirt. There will also be a breakfast served from 8:30-11:00 and Weston's Fall Harvest Fest from 11:00-1:00 on the school grounds. All proceeds will go towards sending Weston’s local veterans on the Badger Honor Flight.

Saturday, September 23

The 87th annual Viola Horse and Colt Show will take place both Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd at the Viola Community Center and at Bankers Park. Events include a ranch rodeo, truck and tractor pulls, boys and girls and household exhibits, horse pull, livestock, poultry and rabbit shows, and a parade. There will also be music provided by the Country Gold Band and High Mileage.

Rolling Hills Toastmasters International Division 35 W1 Area Humorous Speech Contest will take place on Saturday, September 23rd, at the Richland County Performing Arts Council City Auditorium. Doors will be open at 8:30 AM. The contest will begin at 9:30 AM. Clubs that will be participating include La Crosse, Onalaska, Reedsburg, and the Viroqua Toastmaster Clubs. For more information, please call 647-0255.

The Blue River Depot Gang will have set up several different sizes of trains in the Community Room at Pine Valley Community Village on Saturday, September 23, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. There will be demonstrations on how to set up your own train and make the scenery. There will also be popcorn and a drawings for conductor hats and train whistles.

The Richland Center football team will host a golf fundraiser on Saturday, September 23rd, at 3:00 PM at Quail Run Golf Links. The fundraiser will also include prizes and a dinner. Money raised from the event will go toward the Richland Center High School football team. For more information call Al at 647-3117.

Preserving Pulaski Church Corporation in Muscoda will hold a roast pork meal on Saturday, September 23rd, from 4:00-7:00 PM at 6757 County Highway P. Music will also be provided by Kendall and Tobie.

The Gays Mills Lions Club will hold an arts and crafts fair at the Gays Mills Apple Festival. The fair will be held both Saturday and Sunday, September 23rd and 24th in Lions Park. For more information call 608-735-4117.

Sunday, September 24

The 3rd District VFW fall meeting will be held on Sunday, September 24th, at the Ewing-Olson Post 9336 located at 514 Willow Street in Arena. VFW and Auxiliary members from the 16 posts in 3rd District are encouraged to attend. Registration starts at 8:30 with business meetings to follow. Lunch will be served by the Post Auxiliary with Euchre to take place after the meeting.

Beulah Wesleyan Church in Richland Center will host speaker Dick Walls on Sunday, September 24th. Dick will speak about his journey, Broken Vessel Ministries. Dick was wrongfully convicted of a crime he didn't commit and made it through the experience by holding on to his faith. There will be three presentations available. One at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM and again at 7:30 PM. For more information call 647-4695.

St. Patrick's Catholic Church Loreto Ridge will hold a fall festival on Sunday, September 24th on the church grounds. Mass will begin at 10:30 AM. There will also be an open pit BBQ dinner from 11:30-2:30.Cost for a meal is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids 4 and under. Carry-outs will be available. Other events include a silent auction, paddle wheel, raffles and a bean bag tournament. For more information call 583-5466.

The Boscobel Grid Iron Club will hold a fly-in/drive-in breakfast at the Boscobel airport. The event will run from 8:00-12:00. Cost for adults is $8.50 and kids 6 and under are $3.

The Milk Into Cheese Hay Ride will be held on Sunday, September 24th, at 1:00 PM. The ride will begin at the home of Ed and Linda Chitwood. Look for signs on Byrds Creek Road that will direct you to the residence. There will be snacks and refreshments available. A free will offering will be taken. For more information call 537-2340.

Monday, September 25

The Richland FIT Coalition will meet on Monday, September 25th, from 12:00-1:00 PM at the Richland High School cafeteria. Those attending are asked to arrive at 11:30 AM to go through the lunch line. For more information on registering for the event call 608-649-5968.

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, September 25th, from 12:00-4:00 PM at the hospital.

The Brewer Public Library invites youth and families to participate in a Kids STEM afters chool program at on Monday, September 25th, at 4:00 PM at the library.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will distribute food on Monday, September 25th, at 4:30 PM at Ss. Anthony and Phillip Church in Highland.

Tuesday, September 26

The Thrift Shop will hold a board meeting on Tuesday, September 26th, at 2:00 PM at the shop.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, September 26th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

The Presidents will perform a concert for GRACE on Saturday, October 28th, from 8:30-12:00 PM at the White House Ramada in Richland Center. Tickets are available at Napa Auto Parts, Capital Wealth Advisory Group office in the Richland Performing Arts Center, and from GRACE team members. For more information call 647-8842.

Wednesday, September 27

A regional job fair will be held at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center on Wednesday, September 27th, from 11:00-3:00. The fair gives people an opportunity to explore employment options and connect with local employers. For more information call 608-822-2334.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will distribute food on Wednesday, September 27th, from 2:00-3:00 PM at the Gays Mills Community Center located at 212 Main Street.

The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, September 27th, from 4:00-8:00 PM at Muscoda's Railroad Park.

La Farge United Methodist Church will serve a community spaghetti supper on Wednesday, September 27th, from 5:00-6:30 PM. A free will offering will be taken. All are welcome to attend.

Friday, September 29

The 25th Annual Cornish Festival and Celtic Celebration will take place from Friday, September 29th through Sunday, October 1st, in downtown Mineral Point. Events include exhibits, live music, games, a Farmer's Market, good and more. For more information call 608-987-3218.

The River Valley Area Community Gardens will sell caramel apples on Friday, September 29th, at the River Valley School Fair from 10:00-12:00. There will also be plain apples for sale.

The Weston Silver Eagles Homecoming will be held on Friday, September 29th. A parade in Lime Ridge will begin at 3:00. There will also be a social time from 3:30-5:00 at Weston School, a FFA Pork Feed, and live music provided by Jake'O McCluskey. The Weston football game against Belmont will kick-off at 7:00. Call 608-986-2151 to reserve your ticket for the pork feed.

Weston FFA will hold a pork feed on Friday, September 29th, from 4:30-7:00 in the Weston High School Cafeteria. Cost for adults is $8.50, kids age 7-12 are $6.50 and children 6 and under are free.

Sunday, October 1

St. Philip Catholic Church in Soldiers Grove will hold a roast beef dinner and bazaar on Sunday, October 1st, at the church. The day will begin with a polka mass at 10:00 AM. A meal will be served from 11:00-2:00. There will also be raffles, games, and more. Cost for adults is $10, kids age 6-12 are $5 and children 5 and under are free. Carry-outs will be available by calling 624-5498. Carry-outs will have an additional charge of $0.50.

A splash pad fundraiser will take place on Sunday, October 1st, at Woods Bar & Grill in Lone Rock from 1:00-5:00 PM. There will be meat paddles, raffles, food and door prizes.

Sign up now for a free skin cancer screening that will take place on Saturday, November 4th. Walk With GRACE will hold the free screenings on from 9:00-3:00 at the GRACE Office on November 4th. Dr. Webster from Gundersen Lutheran will be on hand to provide the screenings. To reserve a spot call Jan at 604-8255.

Tuesday, October 3

The Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin and Mayo Clinic Health System will offer a two-part education series in Prairie Du Chien. The ABC's of Alzheimer's and Dementia will be held on Tuesdays, October 3rd and 10th, at the Crawford County Administration Building from 6:00-8:00 PM both days. The programs are free but reservations are requested. To reserve your spot call 326-0235. 

Friday, October 6

The Pine River Sports Association will host a fall gun show on Friday, October 6th, from 3:00-8:00 PM and Saturday, October 7th, from 8:00-3:00 at the Richland Center Community Center. Cost for adults is $5 and children 12 and under are free. Boy Scout Troop 81 will serve food and refreshments. For more information call 604-9595.

St. Luke Church in Plain will hold a family style fish fry on Friday, October 6th, from 5:00-8:00 at the church. Carry-outs will be available and the church is handicapped accessible. For more information call 546-2482.

Saturday, October 7

The Hill and Valley Tour will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, and again on October 14th and 15th. The tour will feature area farm open houses in northern Sauk and Richland counties. The tour will also include food, hayrides, barn dancing, wine tasting, car shows and more. For more information on the event and a tour map visit http://www.explorehillandvalley.com.

The town of Eagle will hold fall clean-up days on Saturday, October 7th and 14th, from 8:00-12:00 both days. Items may be dropped off at the Eagle Town Hall where a large dumpster will be onsite. Attendants will be on duty to help. Items that won't be collected include tv's,microwaves, used oil, computers, and paint. For more information call supervisor Roger at 604-7855.

The UW-Richland Alumni Association will host its 5th Annual Home Brew Fest on Saturday, October 7th, from 2:00-5:00 PM in the university gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public. Those attending must be 21 years of age or older. There will also be food vendors and live music available.

The annual Pink Bandana Ride, raffle and auction will be held Saturday, October 7th, starting at Joni's Food and Spirits in Avoca. Registration will begin at 10:00 AM. The ride returns to Joni's where the auction will be held. Reservations to ride the bus are being taken now at 574-0529. Participating cars and motorcycles do not need to register in advance. Pink ribbons are also available now for $5 each. Proceeds will support GRACE and the new Iowa County Cancer Coalition along with the Carbone Cancer Center.

Black Hawk United Methodist Church will host a Lord's Acre Celebration on Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th at the church located on Hwy C between Plain and Sauk City. The day will begin on Saturday at 10:30 and Sunday at 9:15. Events include a bake sale, pork chop dinner, kids activities, the Lord's Acre Auction. and more.

The UW-Richland Alumni Association will present the 5th annual Brew Fest on Saturday, October 7th, at UW-Richland's Roadrunner Gymnasium from 2:00-5:00. There will be microbrews, home brews, locaal products to sample, cheese, apples and local wines. Music will be provided by Better Than Good Enough. Admission to the event is free but those attending must be at least 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent.

The Chapter VII Vietnam Veterans will have a troop carrier available for veterans needing a ride in the Richland Center Canyon of Lights Parade on Saturday, October 7th. The troop carrier will be at American Legion Post 13 and will leave to line up for the parade by 6:30 PM.

Saturday, October 14

Passages will host a fall bounty fundraiser on Saturday, October 14th, at 5:30 PM at UW-Richland's Wallace Student Center. All proceeds from the event will help support Passages. The event will include a dinner, silent auction and raffles. For more information call 647-8775.

Friday, October 27

UW-Richland will present it's fall theater production, Frankenstein, on Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th at 7:30 PM. There will also be a matinee on Sunday, October 29th at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.