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Sunday, July 22

The 69th annual Cazenovia Celebration will be held on Sunday, July 22nd at Cazenovia Memorial Park. Events include a parade at 11:00 AM followed by a barbecue chicken dinner, peddle pull, and the Cazenovia Reds Home Talent baseball game at 1:00 PM. For more information call (608) 983-2335.

Monday, July 23

The village of Muscoda will be flushing fire hydrants Monday, July 23rd through Wednesday, July 25th. During this time residents are asked to postpone laundry as the water may be discolored.

Beulah Wesleyan Church will host a vacation bible school Monday, July 23rd through Thursday, July 26th from 9:00-12:00 at the church each day. The theme for this year is Digging Into History. Students in grades 4K through 12th grade are welcome. The church is located on Highway 56 one more West of Gillingham. For more information call 647-4695.

The Viola United Methodist Church food pantry will distribute food on Monday, July 23rd from 4:00-6:00 PM at the church.

Schmitt Woodland Hills will host a karaoke night fundraiser for Alzheimer's on Thursday, July 26th at 7:00 PM. Singers from the area will provide entertainment while listeners enjoy root beer floats. There will also raffle prizes. Raffle tickets can be purchased the night of the event or at the Schmitt Woodland Hills front desk. All proceeds will go to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin.

The Passages on the Pine fundraiser will be held on Friday, July 27th from 4:00-7:00 PM. There will be kayak, canoes and tubes available to rent as well as food and games available at the park. There will also be a raffle for a kayak. You don't need to be present to win. Tickets are 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. Cost for a meal is $5. For more information call Passages at 647-8775.

Tuesday, July 24

The new Joan Woodman Orton McCollum Veterans Memorial Pavilion will be put up on Tuesday, July 24th at 6:00 AM. Volunteers are being sought to assist with the set up. A picnic lunch will be provided to volunteers. Those wishing to volunteer are to call 475-0439.

Women's Relief Corp unit 71 will be traveling to Rockton, WI on Friday, August 24th to visit the Rockton cemetery. Drivers and members will be leaving Krouskop Park by 9:30 AM that morning. All Women's Relief Corp members are encouraged to attend.

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

Lone Rock Community Library will hold a Space Rocks event on Tuesday, July 24th at 6:00 PM at the Lone Rock Community Hall. Astronomy educator John Heasley will be the guest speaker. John will provide information on meteorites that fall to Earth. There will be samples brought back from the Moon by the Apollo astronauts almost 50 years ago. The event is free and everyone is invited to attend. For more information call 608-583-2034.

Wednesday, July 25

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will distribute food on Wednesday, July 25th at the Gays Mills Community Center at 2:00 PM.

The Richland Area Farmers Market is open every Wednesday afternoon from 3:00-6:00 PM at the Phoenix Center in addition to being open Saturday mornings at the Courthouse. You'll find vendors from the market in the west end of the Phoenix Center parking lot, across the street from Kwik Trip.

The Muscoda American Legion will hold its Burgers in the Park event on Wednesday, July 25th from 4:00-8:00 PM at Railroad Park.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will distribute food on Wednesday, July 25th from 4:00-5:30 PM at the Light House Chapel.

The Vernon County Democratic Party will hold a special program on Wednesday, July 25th at 7:00 PM at the La Farge Community Center. There will be guest speakers at the event discussing current legislation. The program is free and open to the public. For more information call 498-9751.

Crafters are being sought for the Arts and Crafts Fair that will take place during the Blue River Autumn Festival on Saturday, August 25th at the Blue River Community Building from 9:00-4:00. Cost for a booth is $20. The community building is handicapped accessible. Proceeds from the event will go to help the Blue River Fire Department. For more information call Sandi Johnson at 608-485-1964 or Lyn Jordan at 608-537-2115.

Thursday, July 26

The Boaz United Methodist Women will hold a strawberry and ice cream social on Thursday, July 26th from 4:30-7:00 PM at the Boaz United Methodist Church. Cost for adults is $8, kids age 5-12 are $5 and children 4 and under are free.

Friday, July 27

The Ithaca Lions will be selling walking tacos at the Richland Center WCCU Credit Union on Friday, July 27th from 11:00-3:00 at the entrance of the main office. Money raised from sales will help support the local Ithaca Lions' Stuff the Bus for the Ithaca School District. Pre-Orders are welcome. For more information call 647-8835.

Saturday, July 28

The Missfit Dolls will hold a karaoke night at D&D Pub in Yuba on Saturday, July 28th from 8:00-12:00 AM.  Cost to sing is $1 and $5 to have one of the Missfit Dolls sing a song. There will be raffles, merchandise and more.

The Boscobel Depot will host its Junque in the Trunk event on Saturday, July 28th from 9:00-1:00 at the depot. Those taking part may bring a vehicle loaded with unwanted items to sell in the Depot parking lot for $10. The event will take place every Saturday through September. Money raised from fees will help support the Boscobel Depot Museum.

The 28th annual Rail Fair will be held at Copeland Park in La Crosse on Saturday, July 28th from 10:00-4:00. There will be a railroad show, flea market, swap meet and more. Cost for a ticket is $5 a person and free for children 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult. For more information call 608-781-9383 or 608-498-9522.

The Crawford Stewardship Project will hold a special sinkhole exploration and verification on Saturday, July 28th in Seneca at the Seneca County Highway Department Community Building from 1:00-4:30 PM. Those attending are asked to bring appropriate clothing for the weather. Light refreshments will be provided and the event is free and open to the public. For more information call 632-9410.

St. John's Walk with GRACE Team will host its 5th annual Euchre Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, July 28th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Richland Center. Sign in will be at 5:30 PM with the tournament starting at 6:00 PM. Cost to participate is $5 and nickels for bumps will be donated to GRACE. You don't have to bring a partner with to play. For more information call 604-5597. Proceeds from the event will benefit GRACE. There will also be snacks, refreshments, prizes and more. 

Monday, July 30

The Richland Center High School will hold its Fall Sports sign-up and meetings on Monday, July 30th at the school. Paperwork and fees may be turned in from 4:00-5:30 PM, a meeting with the Athletic Director will run from 5:30-6:00 PM and team meetings will start at 6:00 PM.

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

Registration is now open for Gundersen Medical Foundation's 13th annual Steppin' Out in Pink on Saturday, September 8th at 8:45 AM at Gundersen's La Crosse Campus Walking Trail. Pre-register by visiting steppinoutinpink.org. For more information on paper registration forms call 775-7647.

Tuesday, July 31

A Lone Rock Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, July 31st from 12:00-5:00 PM at the Lone Rock Community Center. Those who donate blood will be given a free Wisconsin State Fair ticket. To make an appointment call 604-3537. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

The Hill Point VFW Hall will host a spaghetti supper on Tuesday, July 31st from 4:00-7:00 PM at the VFW Hall. Cost for adults is $6, $3 for kids age 6-12 and free for kids 5 and under.

Wednesday, August 1

Ash Creek United Methodist Church will host an ice cream social on Wednesday, August 1st from 4:00-7:00 PM at the church. Cost for adults is $9, children age 6-11 are $5 and kids 5 and under are free.

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, August 2nd at the Richland Hospital.  Time is set by appointment.  The program is free, however registration is required by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 1st.  To set up an appointment call Rita at 475-1294.

The Blue River United Methodist Church will sponsor a free community supper on Wednesday, August 1st from 5:00-6:30 PM at the Blue River Community Building. Those attending the supper are asked to bring school supplies for the Riverdale Elementary & Middle School. Items being sought include pencils, pens, crayons, paper, folders, Kleenex, markers and rulers.

The 2018 Alzheimer's Walk and Quilt Raffle will take place on Sunday, September 23rd at UW-Richland. Registration will start at 12:00 with the walk set for 1:15 PM. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $ 5. Tickets may be purchsed at the Brewer Public Library on the 2nd floor, and at the Aging & Disability Resource Center. For more information call 608-232-3400.

Thursday, August 2

Five Points Lutheran Church will host an ice cream social on Thursday, August 2nd from 4:00-7:00 PM. Cost for adults is $8, children age 6-12 are $4 and kids 5 and under are free. The church is handicap accessible.

The 15th annual Walk with GRACE will be Friday, August 10th in the parking area of the Richland Center Community Center. The Luminary Ceremony will start at 9:00 PM. Luminary Bags are available at Richland County Bank, Associated Bank, Community First Bank, All American Do It Center and Walsh’s Ace Hardware. Bags are also available at the GRACE office on Thursday, August  2nd from 5:00-7:00 PM and Wednesday, August 8th from 10:00-2:00. Decorated bags with the completed form and $5 donation for each name can be returned to the GRACE office, a team captain or to the park on the day of the walk. Money and bag are to be returned at the same time.

Saturday, August 4

St. John's Walk with GRACE team will collect aluminum cans on Saturday, August 4th from 7:00-11:00 AM in the parking lot of St. John's Lutheran Church, Richland Center. All money collected from the cans will be donated to GRACE.

The Riverdale Education Foundation will hold a golf tournament on Saturday, August 4th at the Hickory Grove Golf Course starting with registration at 9:00 AM and tee off at 10:00 AM. Cost to take part is $45 and includes 9 holes, a golf cart, and lunch. The format is a four person best ball. To pre-register call Greg Kinney at 537-2359 or Charlie Johnson at 485-1949. There will also be door prizes.

Sunday, August 5

The Old Franklin Township Historical Society will host an open house at the museum on Sunday, August 5th from 1:00-3:00 PM. The open house events will be held every first and third Sunday of the month through September. Two local artists art work, from Plain, will be on display and there will also be a clothing display from the early 1800's. The museum is located at 915 Wachter Ave., Plain.

The Little Brown Church will host the Strings in the Valley Quartessence String Quartet in concert on Sunday, August 5th at 2:00 PM at the church located at the intersection of Hwy 130 and Hwy B. Tickets at the door will be $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 12. For more information call 608-575-4873.

Wednesday, August 8

The 2018 Walk With GRACE Ambassador Night will be held on Wednesday, August 8th at the Phoenix Center from 5:00-close. This year's GRACE Ambassadors will each present their stories during the event.

 Saturday, August 11

Chapter 7 Vietnam Vets will host author, Erin Miller, on Saturday, August 11th from 10:00-2:00 at the Richland Center Veterans Memorial. Erin will share information about her book, Wisconsin's 37. Veterans will demonstrate folding the American flag and there will be a brat stand and more.

Friday, August 24

The Viroqua Assembly of God Church and Fresh Start Recovery Program.will sponsor an addiction recovery event on Friday, August 24th 6:00 PM at the Richland Center Community Center. The event will include speakers from southern Missouri.