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Monday, March 18

The Kickapoo Area Food Pantry in Viola will hold a distribution on Monday, March 18th from 4:00-6:00 PM at the Viola Municipal Building. The pantry serves everyone in the Kickapoo School District.

Tuesday, March 19

The Muscoda Chamber of Commerce meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 19th has been cancelled.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Tuesday, March 19th at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Boscobel at 11:30 AM. 

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

Eagle Country ADRC will hold a free Medicare information presentation on Tuesday, March 19th at 4:30 PM in Room B30 at the Sauk County West Square Building in Baraboo. For more information call 608-355-3289.

Lone Rock Sacred Heart Catholic Church will serve a chili and chicken noddle soup supper on Tuesday, March 19th from 4:30-6:30 PM. Cost for a meal is $7 for adults, $5 for children age 6-13 and free for kids 5 and under.

The Weston High School Drama Club and the Weston Silver Eagle Foundation will host, Weston's Got Talent, a community talent show, on Tuesday, March 19th at 6:30 PM at Weston's High School Gym. Enjoy an old fashion community talent show, with performers of all ages and talents. Concessions will be available and the foundation will host a Chinese Raffle. Admission is $5 per person or four tickets for $15. Children under five will be admitted free.

The Cat's Pajamas vocal band will perform at the Ithaca High School on Tuesday, March 19th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students.

Wednesday, March 20

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the Richland Center Community Center on Wednesday, March 20th from 11:30-5:30. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

A regional job fair will take place in Richland Center on Wednesday, March 20th from 1:00-4:00 PM at the Phoenix Center. The job fair is free and open to the public. Those attending are reminded to dress appropriately and to bring copies of your resume. For more information contact Kari Oates at 608-822-2334.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Wednesday, March 20th from 4:00-5:30 PM at the Light House Chapel. For more information call 475-3967.

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

The Richland Hospital will hold its Stitch N Enrich event at the Center Cafe Banquet Hall on Wednesday, March 20th from 6:00-8:00 PM.For more information call 647-6321.

The Richland Hospital will offer a breastfeeding class on Wednesday, March 20th from 6:00-9:30 PM at the hospital. For more information call the birth center at 647-6321.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its Heart of an Athlete program on Wednesday, March 20th from 6:30-8:00 PM at the Richland Center City Auditorium. The program is for all students in middle school, high school and in college. There will be guests speakers, door prizes and refreshments.

The Ithaca Lions Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 20th at the Village Pump at 7:00 PM. The meeting will include officer nominations and information about the upcoming pancake benefit.

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with area churches will host a series of Lenten services in the Schmitt Woodland Hills second floor activity room. The theme for this year is "From Jordan to Jerusalem." The next service will take place on Wednesday, March 20th at 7:00 PM. Pastor Wiley Gladney will be the guest speaker at the service.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Richland Center will hold a series of Lenten Worship Services through April 10th. The worship services are held every Wednesday from 7:00-7:30 PM. A meal will be served from 6:00-6:45 PM prior to each service. For more information call 647-3000.

Pre-registrations are being accepted now for the 7th annual UW-Platteville/Richland Garden Expo on Saturday, March 23rd from 9:00-4:00 in the Wallace Student Center. The "Forcing Spring Bulbs" workshop will start at 8:00 AM. There will also be classes, vendors, info booths, a silent auction, door prizes, raffles and more. Advance tickets are $10 and includes a lunch. Pre-register by calling 1-608-800-6882.

Pre-registrations are not being accepted for the Riverdale Communities Education Foundation 8 Pin Tap Bowling Fundraiser on Sunday, March 24th at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet. There will be two shifts at 11:30 AM and at 2:00 PM. Cost to bowl three games is $15. There will also be door prizes, raffles and more. Register by calling 375-2200.

Sign-up forms are now available for the Riverdale Youth Baseball/Softball Summer League for those in grades 3rd-8th. Forms can be picked up at the Riverdale School offices. Forms and fees must be returned no later than March 27th. For more information call 475-9696.

Thursday, March 21

The St. Barnabas/St. John Holy Estate Sale will be Thursday, March 21st through Saturday, March 23rd. The sale will take place at the Holy Cross Parish located 410 Cramer St., Mazomanie. Thursday's sale will run from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Friday's sale will take place from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, and Saturday's sale will be from 8:00 AM until noon. All proceeds will benefit the Holy Cross Parish.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Richland Center will offer a series of lunch time bible studies on prayer Thursdays through April 11th. The bible studies will take place from 12:00-1:00 PM each Thursday at the church. Those wishing to take part may bring a lunch with them to the bible study. For more information call 647-3000.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will be at Richland Center Fellowship on Thursday, March 21st. The distribution will begin at 3:30 PM and run until 5:00 PM. Participants are asked to please not arrive prior to 3:15 PM 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 PM will be guaranteed a full share.

American Legion Post 13 will not hold its regular meeting on Thursday, March 21st. They will join American Legion Auxiliary 13 ladies for a pot luck dinner in celebration of the American Legion Organization's 100th birthday. All Richland Center American Legion Post 13 members and their spouses are welcome. Serving will start at 6:30 PM.

Friday, March 22

Viroqua's Threshold Care Circle will offer a family-directed home funeral workshop at the Viroqua Landmark Center on Friday, March 22nd from 7:00-9:00 PM and on Saturday, March 23rd from 9:00-4:00. The workshop will offer information on making choices for a loved ones funeral and burial. The workshop on Friday is free and open to the public. Pre-registration will be required for Saturday's workshop. Cost to attend the Saturday workshop is $85 and includes lunch and materials. For more information or to register call 608-632-9741.

SSM Health at Home will offer a grief support group for those grieving the loss of a spouse or partner. The group will meet on Tuesdays from April 2nd through May 7th from 5:30-7:30 PM each Tuesday at the Clary Funeral Home. Registration is required and attendance at all sessions is strongly recommended. There is no cost to attend. For more information or to register call 1-877-356-4514.

Saturday, March 23

The 7th annual UW-Platteville/Richland Garden Expo will take place on Saturday, March 23rd at 9:00 AM in the Wallace Student Center on the UW-Platteville/Richland campus.

The Richland Center High School Class of 1968 will hold a food stand on Saturday, March 23rd, at the Richland Center Community Center from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  They will serve hot dogs, chili dogs, ice cream sandwiches, soup, cinnamon rolls, and so much more.

American Legion Post 13 will hold its 6th annual all you can eat chili and soup supper and pie auction at the Richland Center American Legion on Saturday, March 23rd at 4:00 PM. Cost for a meal is $6 for all you can eat. Pies will be auctioned throughout the night.

Bloom City United Methodist Church will host a pancake supper on Saturday, March 23rd at the church from 4:30-8:00 PM. Cost for a meal is $8 for adults, $5 for children age 6-10 and free for kids 5 and under.

Sunday, March 24

Richland Center Knights of Columbus will hold its 4th annual 8 Pin Tap Bowling Tournament on Sunday, March 24th at the Phoenix Center. Registration for the first shift will start at 11:00 AM with bowling at 12:00 PM. Registration for the second shift will begin at 2:00 PM with bowling to start at 2:30 PM. Proceeds from the event will go to UW-Platteville/Richland scholarships. There will be cash prizes, raffles and more. Cost to bowl is $15 per shift. For more information call 475-1583.

The Richland Center High School will offer a free ping pong program on Sunday, March 24th, 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.

Pine Valley Community Village will host a free concert on Sunday, March 24th in the Pine Valley Community Room. Brass in the Pines will perform from 2:00-3:00 PM. All are welcome to attend. For more information call 647-2138.

The Ithaca Lions Club will sponsor a pancake breakfast benefit for Betsy Wiedenfeld on Sunday, March 24th from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Ithaca High School commons. Cost for adults is $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-12 years old, and free for kids 5 and under. There will also be a bake sale, silent auction, raffles, and more. Money raised from the event will go to Betsy Wiedenfeld as she continues her battle with cancer.

A chili and chicken noddle soup dinner will be served at the Clyde Community Center on Sunday, March 24th from 11:00-2:00. Cost for a meal is $7 for adults, and $3 for kids.

Tuesday, March 26

A Red Cross Blood Drive will take place on Tuesday, March 26th in Muscoda from 12:00-6:00 PM at the Kratchowill Building. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767. Walk ins will also be welcome.

Sunday, March 31

The Richland Baptist Temple will host the "Tonal Defenders" from Maranatha Baptist University on Sunday, March 31st at the church. The vocal group will perform at the 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM service that day. For more information call Pastor Dave Fretz at 604-7581.

Tuesday, April 2

Hillpoint VFW Post 3434 will serve a soup meal on Tuesday, April 2nd from 4:00-7:00 PM or until sold out at the VFW Hall. Cost for adults is $6, kids age 6-12 are $3 and children 5 and under are free.

Wednesday, April 3

Lone Rock will hold village wide rummage sales Thursday, April 25th through Saturday, April 27th. Those interested in participating should contact Royal Bank of Lone Rock at 583-5711 or stop in. Forms will be available at the bank. Cost to register a rummage sale is $5 for the ad and to be included on the map. The deadline to sign up is Monday, April 22nd.

Saturday, April 6

The Boscobel Fire Department will hold a fireworks fundraiser on Saturday, April 6th at 2:00 PM at the Pour House in Boscobel.

Five Points Lutheran Church will serve a soup supper on Saturday, April 6th from 4:00-7:00 PM at the church. Cost for a meal is $8 for adults, $4 for children age 6 to 12 and free for kids 5 and under.

Tuesday, April 9

The Richland School District will hold a family literacy night on Tuesday, April 9th at the Richland Center High School. A free spaghetti supper will be served from 5:30-6:15 PM, and the program will follow the dinner from 6:30-7:15 PM. The program is for all students in K-5 and their families.

Wednesday April 10

The Richland Hospital will offer a diabetes prevention and support workshop at the Richland Center Community Center. The workshop will take place on Wednesdays from April 10th through May 15th from 1:00-3:00 PM. The workshop will offer information on eating healthier, gain control of glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels and more. For more information about the workshop call 647-6321 ext. 2402. No referrals are necessary.

Saturday, April 13

A free clothing swap for kids will take place on Saturday, April 13th from 10:00-12:00 at the Spring Green Library. Those interested in bringing in clothes should only bring gently used clothing. Clothes that are ripped, stained or torn will not be accepted. A minimum of 10 items are required to participate in the swap. There will also be a bake sale at the event. 

Wednesday, April 17

The Richland Hospital will offer a free six week diabetes prevention and support workshop at the Rockbridge Senior Meal Site. The workshop will take place on Wednesdays from April 17th through May 22nd from 1:00-3:00 PM. The workshop will offer information on eating healthier, gain control of glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels and more. For more information about the workshop call 647-6321 ext. 2402. No referrals are necessary.