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Thursday, May 23

The River Valley School Fair Fundraiser will be Thursday, May 23rd through Sunday, May 26th at Prem Meats on Highway 14 from 10:00-6:00 each day. There will be brats, hot dogs, and burgers available for purchase.

Doudna PTO will hold a share night at Subway on Thursday, May 23rd from 3:30-7:00 PM.

Volunteers are needed to help put up Veterans Flags at the Richland Center Cemetery and St. Mary's Cemetery on Thursday, May 23rd. Those looking to volunteer should meet at the cemetery garage at 1300 N. Park Street at 5:00 PM. For more information call 604-0398.

The Celebrate Recovery Program kickoff meeting will be held on Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center in Richland Center. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for those with any type of addiction. 

Friday, May 24

The Village of Lime Ridge will hold village wide rummage sales Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 24th. There will be a special fundraiser at the Lime Ridge Village Hall Friday and Saturday. There will be baked goods and crafts for sale with money raised going to pay for new park equipment.

Richland Center American Legion Auxiliary will be holding its Poppy Day on Friday, May 24th. Auxiliary members will be distributing poppies at local businesses in Richland Center during the day on Friday. A free will offering will be taken.

The 13th annual Team Booney Tunes art and garage sale fundraiser for GRACE will take place on Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th from 7:00-5:00 both days. The sale will be held 4 miles West of Highway 80 on Highway 56 in downtown Gillingham. All proceeds will go to GRACE.

Richland Area Senior Citizens will hold a brat stand at Bindl Tire on Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th from 9:00-3:00 both days. 

A fundraiser for Bass Hollow Park will be held Friday, May 24th through Sunday, May 26th at the park located at N1060 Hwy K, Mauston. Events will begin Friday at 3:00 PM with live music all weekend. Events on Saturday and Sunday will start at 12:00 PM. Other events include raffles, hiking, a bonfire and food. Cost to attend is $10. Money raised from the event will go to puchasing park equipment.

Residents of Richland County who would like to share an opinion with the Ad-Hoc committee studying the administration of Richland County are encouraged to do so by contacting committee chair Melissa Luck at 608-537-2045 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Comments should be received by Tuesday, May 28th. The number again is 608-537-2045.

The Striking Out For Travis 8-Pin Tap Bowling Tournament will take place on Sunday, June 2nd at the Phoenix Center. There will be two shifts available at 12:00 PM and at 2:30 PM. Events include a silent auction, a pizza buffet, door prizes and more. The pizza buffet will take place from 1:00-3:00 PM. Cost for a meal is $10 per person. For more information or to sign up call 574-8686.

Saturday, May 25

The Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Association will hold an open house on Saturday, May 25th from 9:00-4:00 and Sunday, May 26th from 10:00-2:00 at Pleasant Ridge Church in the Willow Township.

Sunday, May 26

BMZ Church will hold its Blessing of the Bikes event on Sunday, May 26th at the church. A worship service will take place at 9:00 AM with the bike blessing and a free burrito breakfast to be served at 10:15 AM. For more information call 485-3872.

The Richland Center High School will offer a free ping pong program on Sunday, May 26th, 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, May 27

Avoca American Legion Post 335 will hold its Memorial Day program on Monday, May 27th at the Avoca Cemetery at 9:00 AM. Legion members should arrive at 8:30 AM and meet at the cemetery main gate. Legion members will march in for the program. The program will also include a reading of all deceased veterans and attaching flags to a cross for each member.

St. Killians Church in Bear Valley will hold its Memorial Day church service on Monday, May 27th at 9:30 AM. Refreshments will follow the service.

VFW Post 2267 will host a Memorial Day service and parade on Monday, May 27th. Parade line up will be held at 9:30 AM with the parade to begin at 10:00 AM. Line up for the parade will take place on Central Avenue near the Richland Center Post Office. The parade route will turn left on Mill Street and then left again on Church Street. The parade will then head to the Richland Center Cemetery. Veterans and marching units are encouraged to attend. After the Memorial service there will be a Woman's Relief Corp Water Service at North Park.  A meal will be served to Veterans and their families after the services at Richland Center American Legion Post 13. 

The Blue River Memorial Day program will take place on Monday, May 27th at 10:30 AM in the Blue River Community Building.

The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will hold its Memorial Day service on Monday, May 27th at 11:00 AM at the Riverdale High School.

The 30th Sauk County Dairy Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 8th at the Lohr Family Farm located at S9591 Church Road, Prairie du Sac. Serving will take place from 7:00-11:00 AM. Bus shuttles will be available at former Tesch's Flower Land located at E11290 Hwy. PF starting at 6:30 AM. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for kids age 7-12 and free for children 6 and under. Other events include a petting zoo, music, door prizes and more. Volunteers are needed for the breakfast. There will be two shifts from 6:30-9:00 and from 9:00-11:30. Volunteers may call 477-1283.

Wednesday, May 29

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Wednesday, May 29th from 4:00-5:30 PM at the Light House Chapel. For more information call 475-3967.

Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, May 29th from 4:00-8:00 PM at Railroad Park. 

Ithaca High School will hold its Baccalaureate service on Wednesday, May 29th at Willow Valley United Methodist Church, Ithaca. The service will begin at 7:30 PM and the community is invited to attend.

The Richland County United Givers are accepting 2019 grant applications. Online applications are available by visiting rcunitedgivers.org. The deadline to turn in applications is June 15th.

Thursday, May 30

The United Church of Muscoda, Presbyterian will hold its Mission Breakfast on Thursday, May 30th at the church. Serving will be from 7:00-9:00 AM. A free will offering will be taken.

Friday, May 31

The Richland Center Lions Club will hold its Candy Days event on Friday, May 31st from 10:00-6:00 and Saturday, June 1st from 8:00-1:00. Lions Club members will be at both Kwik Trips in Richland Center, Walsh's Ace, and Wal-Mart in Richland Center. Those who donate to the Lions Club will be given a candy treat.

Saturday, June 1

The Ferryville Vision and Promotion Board will hold its brat fry and fireworks fundraiser on Saturday, June 1st at the Ferryville Sugar Creek Park. Brats will be served at 7:00 PM with the fireworks display to start at dusk. There will also be fireworks for sale at the event. Money raised from the event will go to purchasing new playground equipment for the park.

Wednesday, June 5

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

Saturday, June 8

St. Luke Parish in Plain will hold its "Sommerfest" event on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th at the Plain Park Pavilion. Events on Saturday will begin at 8:00 AM with the boys baseball tournament. Sunday's events will start with a Mass at 10:00 AM. Events include ball tournaments, raffles, games for all ages, live entertainment and food concessions. A full list of events can be viewed by visiting stlukesfestival.com.

The 2nd annual Lone Rock Splash Pad Duck Race will be held on Saturday, June 8th from 12:00-4:00 PM at Fireman's Park in Lone Rock. Ducks will be $5 each and can be purchased at Royal Bank in Spring Green, Lone Rock, and Avoca, D&Z's One Stop, The Waz Inn, Woods Bar and Grill and the Lone Rock Shell Station. 

The deadline to sign up to be a charter member of the Richland Center VFW Riders will take place on July 15th. To sign up to be a charter member call 608-347-2495.

Sunday, June 9

The 39th annual Richland County Dairy Breakfast will be held on Sunday, June 9th at Junction View Dairy LLC. The host families for 2019 are the Keller and Stibbe families. Serving will run from 7:00-1:00. Cost for a meal is $7 for adults and $3 for kids age 10 and under. There will also be a Kindschi Pedal Pull with registration set for 9:30 AM and the pull to start at 10:30 AM. Free shuttles will be offered for those wishing to attend the breakfast. Shuttles will leave from the Richland Middle School. Those attending the breakfast are asked to use the shuttle to travel to the event.

Wednesday, June 19

A special informational program on Wisconsin Right to Life and the potential start up of a local chapter in the Richland Center area will take place on Thursday, June 27th at 6:30 PM in the downstairs sections of the Brewer Public Library. The guest speaker will be Doreen Shirek who is the chapter director and college outreach director with Wisconsin Right to Life. for more information call 608-347-2495.

Sunday, June 23

The Hillsboro Lions Club Dairy Breakfast will be held on Sunday, June 23rd at Hillsboro Firemen's Park starting at 7:00 AM. Other events include a farmer's market, flea market, crafts, live music, dancers and a tractor pull. For more information call 608-409-5577.