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Friday, October 30

The Brewer Public Library virtual program, “Wisconsin’s Most Haunted Locations with Chad Lewis” Friday, October 30th will run from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. The link to join the Zoom meeting can be found on both the library's website, brewerpubliclibrary.org, and on the library Facebook page.

Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) are accepting applications for the 2020 Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy contests. Those interested in entering can go online to vfw.org to obtain an application form. Completed forms can be dropped off at VFW Post 2267 in Richland Center in care of Marge Freeman. For more information call Marge Freeman at 647-4884.The deadline to submit an application is Saturday, October 31st.

Saturday, October 31

Riverdale FFA Farmers to Families Food Box Giveaway Saturday, Oct 31 will run from 10:00 AM until gone in front of the high school until gone.  All are welcome to pick up a free box. Items included in boxes are subject to chance but include: eggs, meat, cheese, sour cream, butter, apples, melon, onions, potatoes and milk. The event is sponsored by the USDA, Loffredo Fresh Foods, Grant County Fair, The Farm Show and Lancaster FFA Alumni.

A food stand at Walsh's Ace, Richland Center on Saturday, October 31 will run from 10:00 until 2:00. There will be brats, ham and cheese sandwiches and hot dogs for sale. There will also be a bake sale. Proceeds will go to Smiles for a Child.

Willow Valley United Methodist Church's Growing in God Drive-Thru Trick or Treat on Saturday October 31 from 3:00 to 6:00. Sign up is available on the church's Facebook page. All ages are welcome. For more information call Annette Louis 475-7312.

The family of Janet Coens will hold a rummage sale Saturday, October 31 from 9:00 until 5:00 at 790 South Sheldon Street in Richland Center. Proceeds from the rummage sale will go to Smiles for a Child.

The Brewer Public Library "Book-or-Treat" Saturday, October 31 will be at the library from 3:30 to 6:00 PM or until gone. Kids can receive a free book by stopping by. If Richland Center's Trick-or-Treating is canceled, this event will also be canceled.

Monday, November 2

The Village of Muscoda Municipal Offices will be open on Monday, November 2nd from 8:00 to 5:00 but there will not be any in person voting at the office. Absentee ballots must be dropped off by 8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 3rd.

Richland County Public Health COVID-19 Testing Monday, November 2nd will run from 9:00 to 1:00 at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Testing will take place each Monday through November 23rd. This testing event is only for Richland County Residents only. People are asked to register online at register.covidconnect.wi.gov.

Registration is now being accepted for the ADRC of Eagle Country Virtual Caregiver Boot Camp programs. The programs are free for families coping with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. Programs include “Let’s Talk About Dementia” on Monday, November 2nd, Tough Conversations and Q&A Monday, November 9th, Steering Into the Skid: A One-Act Dementia Play on Monday, November 16th, Dementia Friends Session and Local Resources Monday, November 23rd, and Taking Care of You-Stories from Local Caregivers on Monday, November 30th. All programs will run from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. To register for one or more of the programs call 647-4616.

Advance tickets are now available for the Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club Chili and Soup Cookoff & Raffle Saturday, November 7 at the Phoenix Center. The cookoff will run from 5:00 PM until gone. Advance tickets are $5 or 5 for $20. Tickets at the door are $10. The Dr. Rumley Snuff Band will perform from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. The raffle drawing will be at 9:00 PM. Those wishing to enter the cookoff should bring their chili before the event starts at 5:00 PM. To purchase a ticket call 538-3277 or 475-1766. Proceeds will go to Wisconsin Veterans and other local charities.

Tuesday, November 3

The American Red Cross blood drive at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center, Tuesday, November 3 will run from noon until 4:00. Appointments are required and may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or by visiting redcrossblood.org. The drive is sponsored by Richland Center High School. Donors should wear a face mask.

Registration is now being taken for the Farmer Angel Network Virtual Program for Farmers Wednesday, November 11th from 1:00 to 2:30 PM. “Shifting Gears-Facing Challenging Times” will include information to help farm families explore and plan for their later farming years and will be presented by Joy Kirkpatrick. The free program will be held via Zoom. The deadline to register is Friday, November 6. To register call 608-355-3250.

The Town of Buena Vista in Richland County absentee ballot drop off box is available at the Buena Vista Town Hall.

Wednesday, November 4

Richland County Health and Human Services drive-thru Public Health Influenza Immunization Clinic Wednesday, November 4 will run from 1:00 to 4:00 at the Richland County Fairgrounds. At this time Public Health does NOT have any vaccines available for individuals age 18 to 64. There are vaccines available for those over 65 years of age and for school-age children.The Richland Hospital is also offering Influenza immunizations Monday through Friday by appointment only. Contact the hospital main number at 647-6321 or clinic main number at 647-6161 before going to the facility.

The Richland Community Food Pantry hosts a drive-through distribution at the Lighthouse Chapel every Wednesday from 4:00 until 5:30. Clients are asked to please not arrive prior to 3:30. Masks are required for everyone attending. 

Ocooch Mountain Humane Society meeting Wednesday, November 4 at 5:45 PM will be at St. John's Lutheran, Richland Center.

Hill Country Classic Power will hold a meeting Wednesday, November 4 at 8:00 PM at the Phoenix Center.

Thursday, November 5

National Guard COVID-19 Testing Thursday, November 5 will run from 9:00 to 4:00 at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Testing will take place each Thursday through December 3rd. Please note however, that no testing will be done on Thanksgiving, November 26. Testing is open to anyone at this event. People are asked to register online at register.covidconnect.wi.gov.

Tuesday, November 10

The Village of Boaz public hearing Tuesday, November 10 will start at 4:00 at the Boaz Community Building for the purpose of hearing comments on the proposed 2021 budget and levy for the Village of Boaz. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting also may be attended via phone conference.  For instructions on how to connect by phone, call the Boaz Village Clerk at 608-536-3466 or visit www.villageofboaz.com.

Thursday, November 12

Holy Cross Parish Estate Sale Thursday, November 12 through Saturday, November 14 will take place at the church located at the corner of Crammer and Division Streets in Mazomanie. Sale hours Thursday will run from 8:00 to 6:00, Friday from 8:00 to 5:00 and Saturday from 8:00 until noon. Sale items include household items, clothing, books, toys and more. Masks and social distancing will be required.

Wisconsin Secure Program Facility American Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday, November 12th will run from 10:30 to 3:30. The Blood Drive will be located at 1101 Morrison Drive, Boscobel. The Blood Drive will be held in the M – Building at the East end of the parking lot. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Sunday, November 15

The Hillsboro Lions Club have cancelled Sunday, November 15 bingo at the Hillsboro Community Center.

Wednesday, November 18

The Richland Center American Red Cross Blood Drive Wednesday, November 18 will run from 11:30 to 5:30 at the Richland Center Community Center. To make an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS.