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Thursday, October 19

Passages invites everyone to wear purple on Thursday, October 19th. October is Domestic Violence Awareness and Passages invites the public to show their support for survivors of domestic violence.

A special presentation on the paranormal will be held on Thursday, October 19th, from 7:00-8:30 PM at Melvill Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Richland campus. Todd Roll will be the guest speaker and will share stories from his more than 30 years of conducting paranormal investigations. A time for questions will follow the presentation. Cost for the program will be $5 per family.  To register and pay in person, the CE office is located on campus in Melvill Hall, Room 428. You can also Registration may be done by phone at 647-6186 extension 4 or by visiting the UW-Richland Continuing Education office during office hours.

Richland Center American Legion Post 13 will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 19th, at the Richland Center American Legion starting at 7:30 PM. Dinner will be served prior to the meeting at 6:30 PM.

Friday, October 20

The Pine River Recreation Trail is closed at this time from Sawmill Road to Gotham. The five bridges will be redecked at this time.

Chapter 7 Wisconsin Vietnam Vets, Chapter 32 Disabled American Vets and Chapter 770 Military Order of the Purple Heart will hold a brat fry in the parking lot of Greeley Signs on Friday and Saturday, October 20th and 21st, from 10:00-3:00 PM both days. Proceeds from the event will go toward purchasing road signs declaring Richland Center as the first Purple Heart City in the nation.

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.

The Richland Center Class of 2020 will be selling brats and hotdogs Friday and Saturday, October 20th and 21st, in the Bindl Tire parking lot from 11:00-2:00 both days.

Richland County Salvation Army is still taking hosts for this year's Host a Family program. The program provides assistance to families in need during the holiday season.  Guest applications will be available at the Richland County Health and Human Services Building on Monday, October 23rd. Applications are due by November 10th. Hosts are to drop off items on Thursday, December 7th from 8:00-6:00 at the Lighthouse Chapel. Gift distribution will take place on Saturday, December 9th. For more information call 649-5825.

Saturday, October 21

Viola United Methodist Church will hold a food pantry distribution on Saturday, October 21st, from 9:00-11:00 AM at the church.

The Jefferson PATT will hold a brat stand at Oakwood Fruit Farm on Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd from 10:00-3:00 PM each day. All proceeds will go to the Jefferson PATT to help fund field trips, programs and other student activities.

The Brewer Public Library will hold a Pokemon club meeting on Saturday, October 21st, for area youth from 11:00-1:00 PM.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Mabel Parker's 104th birthday Saturday afternoon, October 21st, from 1:30-4:00 PM at the Bethel Home in Viroqua. Those attending are asked to not bring gifts.

A benefit for Betty and the late Ryland Havlik will be held on Saturday, October 21st, from 4:00-9:00 at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center. There will be a pizza buffet from 4:00-8:00. Other events include a live auction and a silent auction. Money raised from the event will help go toward medical and funeral expenses.

Park Street Christian Church will show a special documentary on the Muslim faith by Kamal Saleem on Saturday, October 21st, at 6:00 PM the church.

Sunday, October 22

St. Mary's Keyesville will hold a fall festival on Sunday, October 22nd at the church located at 32605 Durst Lane. A mass will be held at 10:00 AM and the meal will be served from 11:00-1:00 PM. Carry-outs will be available. Cost for adults is $10, children 5-10 years old are $5 and free for kids 4 and under. There will also be a silent auction and bake sale.

Monday, October 23

The Richland County Highway Department has announced that County Highway Y will be closed between L&M Salvage and Oxford School Road starting at 8:00 AM on Monday, October 23rd and will remain closed through Wednesday, October 25th.

Alcoholics Anonymous will hold a group meeting on Monday, October 23rd, 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.

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, October 23rd, from 12:00-4:00 at the hospital.

The community of Plain will hold a blood drive on Monday, October 23rd, from 1:00-6:00 at the Plain American Legion Clubhouse. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

The Brewer Public Library will host a kids STEM Lab workshop, on Monday, October 23rd, at 4:00 PM at the library.

UW-Richland will host a Fall Preview Day for prospective students and their families on Thursday, October 26th from 5:00-7:00 PM in the Pippin Conference Center of Melvill Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The preview will feature information on admissions, degrees and the financial aid process. Those planning to attend are asked to register by visiting uwc.edu/campus-preview or call 888-463-6892.

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.

Tuesday, October 24

The Thrift Shop in Richland Center will hold a board meeting on Tuesday, October 24th, at 2:00 PM at the shop.

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

The Hospitality Ministry will hold a fall auction and pot luck on Tuesday, October 24th, at the Peace United Methodist Church in Richland Center. The meal will be served at 6:00 PM with the live auction to follow at 7:00 PM.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, October 24th, 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.

Peace United Methodist Church's basket silent auction will conclude on Tuesday, October 24th at the church. Winning bids will be announced at a pot luck dinner and live auction.

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.

UW-Richland will hold a community talent show on Tuesday, November 14th, from 5:30-8:30 PM at the Wallace Student Center on campus. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information on signing up call 647-6186 ext. 4.

Wednesday, October 25

The Reedsburg class of 1961 will meet on Wednesday, October 25th, at 10:30 AM at Marty's Steakhouse in Reedsburg. For more information call 608-524-4062.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Wednesday, October 25th, at the Gays Mills Community Center at 2:00 PM.

The Lone Rock Congregational Community Church will host a chicken supper on Wednesday, October 25th, at 4:30 PM at the church. Cost for a meal is $10 for adults, $5 for children age 5-12,  and free for kids 4 and under.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, October 25th, 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.

The Kids Honoring Our Savior (K.H.O.S) group will meet Wednesdays, from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Richland Center Free Methodist Church. K.H.O.S is for all children age 4 through 6th grade. There will be music, crafts, a bible lesson, and snacks.

Thursday, October 26

Richland County Health and Human Services will hold an immunization clinic on Thursday, October 26th, at the Health and Human Services Building. The clinic will run from 10:00-12:00 and again from 1:00-4:00. Those attending the clinic are asked to bring their insurance card.

Friday, October 27

The Brewer Public Library will hold a book and bake sale on Friday, October 27th, from 9:00- 5:00 and Saturday, October 28th, from 10:00-2:00 PM. 

The Brewer Public Library will host its Buy-A-Book Bash Friday October 27th, from 10:00-2:00 PM and Saturday, October 28th. 9:00-5:00 PM. The event includes a book sale, and bake sale. A fundraising lunch will be held on Saturday.

Richland Center Seventh-Day Adventist Church will host a special presentation, Pale Horse Rides, on Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th, at the church. Showtimes for the presentation will take place on Friday at 7:00 PM and two shows Saturday at 11:30 AM and again at 4:00 PM. Pre-register for the event by visiting PaleHorseRides.com/RichlandCenter or by calling 608-647-2977.

UW-Richland will present it's fall production, "Frankenstein", from Friday, October 27th through Sunday, October 29th, at the Coppertop Theater. Performance times on Friday and Saturday, October 27th and 28th, are set for 7:30 PM, and Sunday, October 29th, will be a matinee at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $10.

Eagle Cave invites the public to its haunted cave on Friday and Saturday, October 27th and 28th, from 7:00-11:00 PM both nights. Cost for the event is $10 per person. Those attending will be given the option of selecting the full, half or no scare experience. The Riverdale Leo Club will also hold concessions at the event with proceeds going to the Riverdale Food Pantry.

Saturday, October 28

The village of Lone Rock will hold a cookout fundraiser at Oakwood Fruit Farm Saturday and Sunday, October 28th and 29th, from 10:00-3:00 PM both days. Money raised from the event will help pay for a community Splash Pad.

The Brewer Public Library will host a family Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th, from 11:00-1:00. Children are invited to wear their costumes and make crafts to take home. There will also be Halloween themed science experiments.

Sunday, October 29

The Avoca United Methodist Church will hold a beef and pork dinner and fall auction on Sunday, October 29th at the church. The meal will be served from 11:00-1:00 and the auction will start at 1:30. Tickets for the dinner will be available at the door. Cost for a meal is $10 for adults, $5 for children age 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Carry-outs will be available.

Pine Valley Community Village will host a safe Trick or Treat on Sunday, October 29th, from 1:30-3:00 PM. Children under nine should be accompanied by an adult.

Monday, October 30

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Monday, October 30th, at Ss. Anthony and Phillip Church in Highland starting at 4:30 PM.

Tuesday, October 31

Lone Rock will hold a Halloween Party on Tuesday, October 31st from 6:00-9:00 PM at the Lone Rock Community Building. Events include a costume contest, games, prizes, treats and more. The party is free and everyone is invited to attend.

Wednesday, November 1

The Grant County Holiday Project will be collecting "Toys for Tots" starting on Wednesday, November 1st, at Grant County Social Services Building in Lancaster. Christmas items will be packed from December 1st through December 19th. 

Look Good Feel Better, a program sponsored by the American Cancer Society to teach female cancer patients beauty techniques during chemotherapy and radiation treatment will be held on Thursday, November 2nd at the Richland Hospital.  Time is set by appointment.  The program is free, however registration is required by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, November 1st. To make an appointment call 647-6096. 

Thursday, November 2

SSM Health at Home will hold a holiday drop-in grief support group on Thursday, November 2nd, from 3:00-5:00 at Peace United Methodist Church in Richland Center. No registration is required but the event is intended for adults. For more information call 1-877-356-4514.

Friday, November 3

Woman's Relief Corp W. H. Bennett unit 71 will hold a meeting on Friday, November 3rd, at 11:00 in the upstairs at the Brewer Public Library. All members are encouraged to attend.

St. Luke Church in Plain will hold a family style fish fry on Friday, November 3rd, from 5:00-8:00 PM at the church. Carry-outs will be available and the church hall is handicapped accessible.

Saturday, November 4

United Church of Muscoda Presbyterian will host a harvest luncheon on Saturday, November 4th, from 11:00-2:00 at the church.

Sunday, November 5

Wisconsin Heights will hold a picnic fundraiser on Sunday, November 5th, from 12:00-5:00 at the Black Earth Fire Station. There will be a silent auction, food, and more. Money raised will go toward buying new scoreboards, batting cages and more for the school.

Tuesday, November 7

The Public Hearing on the Proposed 2018 Budget and Levy for the the Village of Boaz will be held on Tuesday, November 7th at 5:00 PM at the Boaz Community Building Office.

Wednesday, November 8

Lone Rock will hold a spaghetti supper fundraiser on Wednesday, November 8th, from 4:00-7:00 at the Lone Rock Community Center. Tickets will be $10 at the door. All proceeds will go toward purchasing a community splash pad.

Saturday, November 11

The Missfit Dolls Roller Derby Team and the Yuba Fire Department will host an all you can eat chili feed in honor of Veterans on Saturday, November 11th. Serving will run from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Yuba Community Center. Pre-sale tickets are available for $8 and may be purchased at Turbos Bar and Grill in Hub City, and D&D's Pub in Yuba. Tickets may also be pre-purchased from Yuba Fire Chief Jim Huffman or any of the Missfit Doll members. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults, $6 for veterans, or $5 for kids 5 and under. A portion of the proceeds will go to Vets Roll.

Wednesday, December 13

The annual VFW Post 2267 and Auxiliary Tomah VA fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, December 13th, from 9:00-3:00 at the Richland County Bank. Personal comfort items being accepted include shampoos, combs, brushes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, non slip socks, gloves, nail clippers, lip balm, lotions. Cash donations are welcomed.