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Friday, March 23

The Riverdale Drama Club will present it's spring production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Friday, March 23rd and Saturday, March 24th in the high school gym. Performances are scheduled for 7:00 PM both nights. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Saturday, March 24

The GRACE rummage sale fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 24th from 8:00-2:00 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Proceeds from the sale will go to GRACE. There will be pies for sale. St. John's Lutheran Church will also sell brats and hot dogs at the church from 10:00-1:00 at the church. Proceeds from the brats and hot dogs will benefit the youth of St. John's.
Photographer Nic Studnicka will offer mini family photo sessions at the Lone Rock Community Building on Saturday, March 24th from 9:00-11:00 AM. Cost for a 5X7 photo is $20. There will also be additional sizes available for purchase at the event. Money raised from the event will help fund the Lone Rock Splash Pad. Visit the Lone Rock Splash Pad Facebook page to select a time slot to come and get your family picture taken.
The Nascar Fans United Walk With Grace Spring Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, March 24th from 9:00-3:00 at the Phoenix Center.
The 6th annual Garden Expo will be held on Saturday, March 24th from 9:00-4:00 at UW-Richland in the Wallace Student Center. Registration for the event is $12 at the door.

The Brain Cancer Benefit for Alicia Johnston will be held on Saturday, March 24th from 1:00-6:00 PM at the Pitcher's Pub in Madison. Cost for brats and hotdogs is $3 and a meal is $6. There will be a dart tournament with a $10 charge to play. There will also be raffles, a silent auction and a bake sale. Money raised will help with the families medical expenses.

The Lone Rock Historical Society and Lone Rock Library will hold a special program on Saturday, March 24th at 2:00 PM at the Lone Rock Community Building. Special guest speaker Gary Ilminen will present information from his book "The Unlikely One."

Five Points Lutheran Church will serve a soup supper on Saturday, March 24th from 4:00-7:00 PM at the church. Cost for adults is $8, kids age 6-7 years old are $4 and children 5 and under are free.

Sunday, March 25

The Richland Center Knights of Columbus will serve a pancake breakfast buffet on Sunday, March 25th from 8:30-12:00. The breakfast will be held in the basement of St. Marys Church in Richland Center. Proceeds will support the KC 4th Degree Assembly.

The Riverdale Communities Education Foundation will hold an 8 pin tap bowling tournament fundraiser on Sunday, March 25th at Boscobel Bowl & Banquet. Shifts will be available at 11:30 and 2:00. Cost to bowl three games is $15. There will also be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.

Special info sessions highlighting the next session of CHIP classes are scheduled for Sunday, March 25th at 6:00 PM and Tuesday and Thursday, March 27th and 29th at 6:30 PM at the Richland Center Seventh Day Adventist Church. The Info Sessions are designed to provide a chance to learn more about the Complete Health Improvement Program class series starting April 5th. For more information call Jon at 608-475-0906.

Monday, March 26

The Brewer Public Library will hold a Kids’ STEM Lab on Monday, March 26th at 4:00 PM. Children are invited to learn about zoo animals during the interactive workshop.

Cornerstone Church of Spring Green will serve a free community meal on Monday, March 26th, from 5:00-7:00 PM at the church. For more information contact Deb Miller at 608-354-1001.

The Sauk County Horse Tack and Craft event will be held on May 12th from 9:00-2:00 at the Sauk County Fairgrounds in Baraboo. Proceeds will help with a new barn and stalls.There will be a lunch stand on the grounds. The event is being sponsored by the Sauk county horse project. Cost per table is $20.00. Registration may be made by calling 608-393-1985.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution in Highland on Monday, March  26th at Ss. Anthony and Philip Parish. Registration will begin at 4:00 PM with the distribution to run from 4:30-5:30 PM. For more information call 929-7713.

Tuesday, March 27

Richland Center Church League Softball will hold an organizational meeting on Tuesday, March 27th, at 7:00 PM at Park Street Christian Church. Teams interested in participating in the 2018 season should have a representative present. If you are not able to be there or have questions about the league, contact commissioner Dave Frank at 475-2256.

The deadline to register for this year's Richland Center Youth Baseball or Softball is Tuesday, March 27th. For more information call Mike at 604-6355.

Riverdale youth softball and baseball sign up forms are now available at the Riverdale Middle School office. Forms must be turned in by March 30th. Youth in grades 3-8 may sign up for either softball or baseball. For more information on softball sign up call Mark Couey at 475-9696 and for baseball information call Butch Layton at 604-1429

Wednesday, March 28

The Southwest Wisconsin Regional Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 28th at the Phoenix Center from 10:00-2:00. Those planning to attend are encouraged to research employers prior to the event, complete online applications, dress appropriately for the event, and bring their resumés. The job fair is free and open to all job seekers in the region. For more information call Kari Oates at 608-822-2334.

The Brewer Public Library will hold Everybody Storytime on Wednesday, March 28th at 10:30 AM at the library. Storytime is for children five and under. There will be stories, songs, activities, and a chance to learn early reading skills.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Wednesday, March 28th at 2:00 PM at 212 Main Street in Gays Mills.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, March 28th from 4:00-5:30 at the Lighthouse Chapel.

The Kids Honoring Our Savior group, will meet on Wednesday, March 21st from 6:00-7:15 PM at the Richland Center Free Methodist Church. Children ages four years to sixth grade are invited to attend for singing, games, crafts, snacks and a Bible lesson. The group meets every Wednesday.

The Richland Hospital will offer a breastfeeding class on Wednesday, March 28th at the hospital from 6:00-9:00 PM.

Park Street Christian Church will present its Easter DVD series on Wednesday, March 28th at 7:00 PM in the downstairs fellowship hall of the church.

The Richland Center High School Physics students are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hide. For $20, physics students will hide a dozen plastic Easter eggs filled with candy in your yard March 31. You can purchase as many dozen eggs as you like. Your order though must be received by Wednesday, March 28th. Order forms are available now at Country Kitchen, Court and Main Furniture and Mattress and WRCO Radio. Proceeds will help send students to the 2018 International SeaPerch Challenge in June.

A free six week workshop will be held at the Richland Hills Apartments in Richland Center starting Tuesday, April 3rd and ending Tuesday, May 8th. Sessions will be held every Tuesday from 10:00-12:00 and will be open to anyone interested in learning about preventing or treating chronic disease, such as diabetes. To register or for more information call the Richland Therapy Center at 647-6321 ext 2402.

Thursday, March 29

CHIP Classes, a community based lifestyle health intervention program that focuses largely on whole foods, along with other health principles, will continue this spring with classes set to start on Thursday, April 5th at 6:30 PM at the Richland Center Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The classes will be held every Sunday at 6:00 PM and Thursday at 6:30 PM through May 20th. For more information about registration or info sessions call 475-0906.

Friday, March 30

The Lone Rock American Legion Auxiliary Post #383 will hold an Easter bake sale will be held on Friday, March 30th at Royal Bank in Lone Rock from 8:30-5:00.

Richland Center Free Methodist Church will hold an Easter weekend celebration starting on Friday, March 30th and going through Sunday, April 1st at the church. Friday's Good Friday Service will start at 6:30 PM. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at 2:00 PM and Sunday's events will include a potluck breakfast at 9:00 AM with the service to follow at 10:30 AM.

Richland Rejuvenates is accepting monetary donations for the upkeep of the hanging flower baskets that are placed on light poles in the city. Volunteers are also being sought to water baskets during the summer. Volunteers operate a four-wheeler utility vehicle with a water supply and long hose to water the flower baskets with. Donations may be sent to Richland Rejuvenates, P.O. Box 651, Richland Center, WI 53581. Those donating are to make note of the donation to the hanging baskets. For more information on volunteering call Judy at 383-4651.

Saturday, March 31

St. John's Church in Hillpoint and Trinity Lutheran Church in Lime Ridge will hold an Easter family fun event on Saturday, March 31st from 9:00-11:00 AM at the Richland Center Community Center. There will be egg decorating, music, arts and crafts and fun for the family. For more information call 608-727-4271.

The Richland Center Class of 1968 will hold a food stand at the Richland Center Community Center on Saturday, March 31st from 9:00-2:00. Money raised from the stand will go to school and community projects.

The Thunder House Bounce House will be at the Richland Center Community Center on Saturday, March 31st from 10:00-3:00. For more information call 647-8108.

The Mission Church will hold a community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st at Krouskop Park at 11:15 AM. The hunt will take place at the West diamond area.

VFW Post 2267 and Richland Area Veterans will hold a military history fair Saturday, March 31st from 10:00-4:00 at Pine Valley Community Village. Talk with Veterans from all eras and conflicts. There will be models, photos, artwork, memorabilia, weapons, uniforms and equipment on display. For more information call 604-8226, 475-2914 or 475-0014.

Open garden plots are available to rent at the River Valley Area Community Gardens in Spring Green for the 2018 growing season. River Valley School District residents may rent a plot. Mentoring will be available for beginning gardeners and only organic gardening is permitted. The deadline to register is April 1st. Paper copies are available in Arena at the BP Gas Station, Crappie Shop and Grandma Mary's. In Lone Rock forms are available at Dollar General, Lone Rock Library and Royal Bank. In Plain forms may be picked up at Ederer's, Plain Library, and Straka Meats. Spring Green form locations are located in the Chamber of Commerce office, Spring Green Library and the village hall.

The Ithaca School District will hold 3 year old screenings on Friday, April 27th from 8:00-3:00. To schedule an appointment call 585-2311.

The W.H Bennett unit 71 will hold the Woman's Relief Corp State Convention on Saturday April 28th at the White House/Ramada. Registration will run from 9:00-10:00 AM. The meeting will follow. All WRC members are encouraged to attend. For more information call 647-9005.

Wednesday April 4

Hill Country Classic Power will meet on Wednesday, April 4th at 8:00 PM at the Phoenix Center.

Look Good, Feel Better is a program sponsored by the American Cancer Society to teach female cancer patients beauty techniques during chemotherapy and radiation treatment.  The next session will be at the Richland Hospital on Thursday, April 5th.  Time is set by appointment.  The program is free, however registration is required by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, April 4th. To register call 475-1294. 

Agrace will offer a grief support group starting Thursday, April 26th and continuing through May 31st. The group will meet Thursdays at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the Community Room from 2:00-4:00 PM. Pre-registration is required and may be done by calling Jody at 608-327-7118. The deadline to register is April 16th.

Thursday, April 5

The Richland County Highway Department will hold a pre-construction public informational meeting at the Rockbridge Town hall on Thursday, April 5th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will include information on upcoming closures, timelines and detours that will take place during the State Highway 80 bridge construction. For more information call 604-7624.

Friday, April 6

St. Luke Church in Plain will serve a family style fish fry on Friday, April 6th from 5:00-8:00 PM at the church. Carry-outs will be available and the church is handicapped accessible.

Saturday, April 7

The Richland Center High School Athletic Booster Club will hold its Hornet STING Night at the White House Ramada Banquet Center on Saturday, April 7th. Doors will open at 5:30 PM and a buffet meal will be served at 6:00 PM. Other events include live music, raffles, a silent auction and Athletic Hall of Fame inductions for Patrick Braun, Jim Harris and Gary Peckham.

Saturday, April 14

A fundraiser event for Donna Walsh will be held on Saturday, April 14th from 11:00-3:00 at St. John's School Gym in Muscoda. Events include a meal, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. Cost for hamburger is $3.50 and $4 for a cheeseburger. For more information call 604-4200. Money raised from the event will help pay for medical expenses.

Lone Rock village wide rummage sales will be held on Thursday, April 26th and continue through Saturday, April 28th. Those interested in being included on a map of sale locations are to call 583-5711. There will be a $5 fee and registration is required by Monday, April 23rd.