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Monday, November 18

The Brewer Public Library will need to have limited hours once again Monday, November 18, for building construction wrap up. Please note that the library will be open from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Monday, November 18. 

The Brewer Public Library will host a Pokemon Club meeting on Monday, November 18, at 4:30 PM. All interested kids are invited to attend.

Richland County Right to Life will hold its next meeting on Monday, November 18th, at Park Street Christian Church at 6:30 PM. Please note the change of date and location at Park Street Christian Church. For more information call 608-347-2495.

Community Players of Southwest Wisconsin will hold a meeting on Monday, November 18th at 6:30 PM at the Richland Center City Auditorium. The meeting will include voting on a number of topics including the 2020 summer production and board member positions. Those interested in joining may also attend the meeting.

Smiles for a Child applications are available at Richland Center Health and Human Services. Applications are available through November 25th. A confirmation letter will be sent out for each application. The distribution day is set for Saturday, December 14th from 12:00-3:00 PM. Confirmation forms must be presented at the time of pick up at the Richland Center Community Center.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Richland Center will serve a Thanksgiving Dinner for those who will be alone over the holiday or who do not have the funds for a meal on Thursday, November 28th from 11:00-2:00 at the church.Deliveries to shut-ins and others within a 2 mile radius of Richland Center will be available from 11:00-12:00. A freewill offering will be taken. The deadline to order a meal for delivery will be at noon on Wednesday, November 27th by calling 647-3000. Sign up sheets will be located at Richland Hills, Ridgeview Commons and at the Park Hotel Apartments.

Tuesday, November 19

The Brewer Public Library will offer a story time on Tuesday, November 19th at 10:30 AM. All young children are invited to attend.

The Muscoda Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, November 19th from 12:00-6:00 PM at the Kratochwill Building. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.

The Seeking Solace Grief Support Workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 19th at 4:30 PM in Conference Room A at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital. Those attending are asked to enter through the administration entrance off Bluff Street Terrace. For more information call Ashley at 375-6278.

The Muscoda Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting on Tuesday, November 19th at 6:00 PM at Sportsmen's Lounge and Supper Club.

The 2nd Annual International Education Week Community Forum will be held on Tuesday, November 19th at 7:00 PM in the Richland Center High School Large Group Instruction Room. International exchange students will present information and answer questions about their home countries. The event is free and open to the public.

The Richland Area Crimestoppers are seeking new members. The group meets once a month and there are no membership fees. If you would like to join or for more information call Phyllis at 649-3611.

Wednesday, November 20

Park Street Christian Church will hold its Grandma Gatherings event on Thursdays at the church. The group meets at 10:00 AM every Thursday. The group is for grandma's and the grandchildren they take care of while their parents are at work. There will be a story time at each gathering and the occasional craft project. For more information call Deb at 585-3401. 

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the Richland Center Community Center on Wednesday, November 20th from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. Walk ins will also be welcome.

The Rotary Club of Richland County will hold a meeting every Wednesday at noon in the basement of Associated Bank.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, November 20th at the Lighthouse Chapel from 4:00-5:30 PM.

The Richland Hospital will hold a breastfeeding class on Wednesday, November 20th from 6:00-9:30 PM at the hospital.

Avoca United Methodist Church will host a free community movie showing on Wednesday, November 20th at 6:00 PM at the church. The movie being shown is ForeverStrong. Popcorn and water will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend.

Thursday, November 21

The Wisconsin Secure Program Facility will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, November 21st from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The blood drive will be held at 1101 Morrison Drive, Boscobel. It will be held in the M – Building at the East end of the parking lot. Appointments may be made by calling 375-5656 ext. 3402.

Celebrate Recovery will meet Thursday, November 21st, at 6:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach center. Bring your hurts, habits, and hang-ups and learn how to receive freedom through Jesus Christ and support and acceptance from others.

American Legion Post 13 will hold a meeting on Thursday, November 21st at the Richland Center American Legion. A dinner will be served at 6:30 PM with the meeting to follow at 7:30 PM. Those needing a ride to the dinner and or meeting should call 647-3714 and leave your name and phone number.

Agrace HospiceCare is looking for volunteers and will hold two volunteer orientation sessions in December for those interested. Sessions will be held in the Baraboo office on Tuesday, December 3rd from 1:00-5:00 PM and Tuesday, December 10th from 4:30-8:30 PM. Registration is requested by calling 608-327-7163. Volunteers are being sought for Sauk, Columbia, Juneau, Adams, and Marquette counties.

The Fine Arts Foundation of the Westby Area (FAFWA) is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser that is going now through December 15th to raise funds for the Community Performing Arts Center. The group will earn funds for the center based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected. Drop off locations for the shoes in Westby are at Bekkum Memorial Library, Coon Prairie Lutheran Church, Our Saviors Lutheran and all the school buildings. Shoe drop off location in Coon Valley will be at Knutson Memorial Library, Coon Valley Lutheran Church, Middle Coon Valley Lutheran and at the elementary school. The Chaseburg Village Hall will also collect shoes for the drive.

Friday, November 22

The Brewer Public Library will offer a story time on Friday, November 22nd at 10:30 AM. All young children are invited to attend.

Pre-registration is now being accepted for the Symons Ugly Sweater Fun Run/Walk. The event will be held on December 7th. The 2 mile run/walk will start at 5:30 PM at Symons Recreation Complex and will end at the UW Platteville-Richland Wallace Student Center. Check in Starts at 4:30 PM. Register by visiting Symons Recreation Complex or online at symonsrec.com/events . Registration will also be accepted on the day of the event.

Saturday, November 23

The annual Clyde Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, November 23rd from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Clyde Community Center. Items include clothing, Christmas items, books and more. Food will be available and there will be free coffee all day.

The Richland Rotary Club Believe in the Magic Holiday Fair will be held on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00-3:00 at the Richland Center Community Center.

"The Original" Fall Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Richland Middle School. There will be over 70 vendors. Lunch will be available. All proceeds from the event will go to GRACE. 

The Holy Angels Parish will hold a Harvest Supper at St. Patrick, Loreto on Saturday, November 23rd from 4:00-7:00 PM. Cost for a meal is $12 for adults, $6 for kids age 6 to 12 and free for children age 5 and under. Carry outs will be available with a meal cost of $12. St. Patrick's is located on Highway G, halfway between Plain and Loganville.

The Bloom City United Methodist Church will host its Harvest Supper on Saturday, November 23rd at the church from 4:30-8:00 PM. Cost for an all you can eat meal is $9 for adults, $5 for kids age 6 to 12 and free for children age 5 and under. Carry outs will be available.

Monday, November 25

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, November 25th from 12:00-4:00 PM at the hospital.

Tuesday, November 26

The Brewer Public Library will offer a story time on Tuesday, November 26th at 10:30 AM. All young children are invited to attend.

Thursday, November 28

United Presbyterian Church of Muscoda will serve a community Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thursday, November 28th at the church from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. A freewill offering will be taken. Reservations are requested by calling 604-5005 or 739-3363. Those calling for reservations should leave a message.

Saturday, November 30

St. Luke Church, Plain will hold its 2nd annual Christkindlmarkt Saturday, November 30th and Sunday, December 1st. Christkindlmarkt Vendors will be in the River Valley Early Learning Center on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM and again on Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Saturday evening festivities will take place in downtown Plain from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Sunday events include the ice cube hunt for children at St. Luke's Church at 11:00 AM, a music concert and Bavarian dinner at 5:00 PM.

Thursday, December 5

Thursday, December 5th at 6:30 pm Jefferson Elementary will present its Winter Concert at the Richland Center High School Auditorium on Thursday, December 5th at 6:30 PM. The concert will start with the 4th and 5th Grade Hip Hop Dancers. All students in grades 1st through 5th should be there by 6:15 PM.

Saturday, December 7

Child Evangelism Fellowship will hold its Ultimate Christmas Party on Saturday, December 7th at the Brewer Public Library from 12:30-1:45 PM. The party will include songs, games and prizes. All children age 5 to 12 are invited to attend the free party. For more information call Amy at 647-2003.

Tuesday, December 10

Richland County Extension and SWCAP will hold a community session for farming in challenging times on Tuesday, December 10th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Richland County Extension Office. Lunch will be provided. The session is hosted by Shelly Stibbe of Junction View Dairy.

Wednesday, December 11

The Bower-Gunnill-Dalton VFW Post 2267 will hold their annual Tomah VA and local Veterans fundraiser on Wednesday, December 11th and Friday, December 13th in the lobby of Richland County Bank. Items being accepted include new colored pocked t-shirts, white socks, boxer briefs, sweatpants, athletic shoes, word puzzles, gloves, music cds and more.

UW Platteville-Richland will hold its Continuing Education Open House on Wednesday, December 11th from 5:30-7:30 PM in Melvill Hall on campus.