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Monday, May 16

The City of Richland Center Water Utility will be flushing water mains through Friday, May 20 starting each morning at 12:01 AM. Monday's flushing will be held on Gage Street South to Wal-Mart, the south end of town, the Highway 14 East corridor, and Pleasant Valley Drive. Tuesday's flushing will be on Union Street south to South Street. Flushing on Wednesday will include First Street north to Twelfth Street, County AA North to and including the North Industrial Park, however, it does not include the Booster Station area. Thursday's flushing will include the entire west side of the Pine River. Flushing will conclude Friday with Allison Park, and starting at 8:00 AM, all of the Booster Station area. The entire water system may experience rusty water and/or reduced water pressure during these times. The water is safe to drink but could discolor clothes when washing.

The InHealth Community Wellness Clinic, Boscobel will hold its free clinic, Mondays from 5:00 to 8:00 at the clinic at 109 East Bluff Street, Boscobel. 

Tuesday, May 17

The Lone Rock Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, May 17 will run from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Lone Rock Community Building. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Court and Community free legal clinic on Tuesday, May 17 will run from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Those with legal questions can call 608-475-2437 and an intake person will take down your legal question and have an attorney contact you within the week.

The Richland Center Intermediate School 4th through 6th Grade Spring Pops Concert on Tuesday, May 17th will be held in the Richland Center High School Auditorium at 6:30 PM.

The Town of Richwood residents who ordered gravel will have their gravel delivered starting Tuesday, May 17th. Orders are asked to be placed ahead of time and paid in advance. Orders are made by calling Jesse Zimpel at 537-2044 or Ron Georgeson at 383-3218. 

Sauk County Emergency Management has announced that the entrance to the Sauk County Courthouse in Baraboo will be through the entrance at Broadway. Security staff will be on duty from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM weekdays.

Wednesday, May 18

The Richland Center Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, May 18 at the Richland Center Community Center will run from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or by visiting redcrossblood.org. Those interested in volunteering should arrive at 8:30 AM for setup and at 5:45 PM for take down.

Richland County Health and Human Services free COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, May 18 will be held at the Richland County Health and Human Services building from 1:00 to 4:30. Appointments may be made and walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment call 608-649-5795. Once scheduled, individuals should arrive to their appointment only five minutes early. Masks and social distancing are required.

The Richland Community Food Pantry drive through distribution Wednesday, May 18th, will run from 4:00 to 5:30 outside of the Lighthouse Chapel. People are asked to not arrive prior to 3:30. People should remain in their vehicle and volunteers will bring the food to each vehicle.

The Avoca United Methodist Church will hold a Drive-Thru Pancake Supper Wednesday, May 18, from 4:00 until 7:00 in front of the church. Cost of the meal, which will include pancakes, sausage, cheese curds, and applesauce, will be $8. 

The Avoca United Methodist Church drive through pancake supper on Wednesday, May 18 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM in front of the church. Cost for a meal is $8 and includes pancakes, sausage, cheese curds and applesauce.

The Ithaca Lions meeting on Wednesday, May 18 will start at 6:30 PM at Fred Fry's Shop. The meeting will be held earlier than usual due to the Lions Gun Raffle later in the evening.

The Ithaca Lions Club Gun Raffle drawing on Wednesday, May 18 will be held at 8:00 PM at the Village Pump. 

Thursday, May 19

Richland County Emergency Management will offer free drive through COVID-19 testing on Thursday, May 19 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Richland County Fairgrounds.

The SWCAP Pop Up Food Bus will hand out food bags on Thursday, May 19 in Lone Rock from 11:00 AM to noon next to the fire station and laundromat at 128 Fireman's Lane.

The Walk With GRACE Team Kick-Off event on Thursday, May 19 will be held at the Richland Center Community Center. A pancake supper from the Kiwanis Club will be served from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Free will donations will be accepted. The Kick-off event will start at 6:00 PM. Team sign up will be available. The cost for a team is $150 and comes with 15 t-shirts with your team name/logo on them. Additional shirts can be ordered for $10 each plus $2 for sizes 2XL to 4XL. Luminaries will be available for $5 each and there will also be raffle tickets.

The American Legion Post 13 meeting on Thursday, May 19 will start at 6:30 PM at the Richland Center American Legion. The meeting will include nominations and election of officers.

Reservations are being taken for the Over 50 Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, May 25 at 5:00 PM at Viroqua's Bigley Park Shelter. The topic of the program will be on Medicare ABCD and Social Security. Dinner will be served at the event and a free will offering will be taken. Reservations may be made by calling 262-384-0082. The deadline for reservations is Monday, May 23rd. All are welcome to attend. Masks will be required except when eating.

A fundraising bus trip to see the Milwaukee Brewers play the Toronto Blue Jays, Saturday, June 25, will support the American Legion Flag Park. The cost is $80 per person which includes the bus ride, food and game ticket. Sign-up sheets are available at American Legion Post 13.

Registration is being accepted for a free legal and financial seminar on Monday, June 13 at the UW Platteville-Richland Campus from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM in Melvill Hall Room 457. Registration may be made by calling 723-4288.

Registration is being taken for the 20th Spring Green Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing on Wednesday, June 22 at the House on the Rock Resort. Cost to take part is $100 per golfer and includes golf with cart, range balls, lunch and appetizers. The deadline to register is Tuesday, June 14. For information on registration call 608-588-2054 or visit springgreen.com.

Grant County Department of Social Services is accepting application appointments for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program. Appointments can be scheduled by calling Grant County Department of Social Services at 608-723-2136 ext. 1125.

Saturday, May 21

The Kickapoo Area Food Pantry will distribute food on Saturday, May 21 will run from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and again on Monday, May 23 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Viola Municipal Building. The distribution will be curbside so those attending are asked to remain in your vehicle and volunteers will bring food to each vehicle.

Part Street Christian Church will hand out free milk and cheese on Saturday, May 21 at the church from 9:30 AM until gone.

The Ithaca Lions and Hombres Motorcycle Club brat stand on Saturday, May 21 will be held at Walsh's Ace from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. All proceeds will go to Smiles For a Child.

The Lone Rock Historical Society "Meet Your Neighbor" pie and ice cream social on Saturday, May 21st will run from 11:00 to 2:00 at the Lone Rock Community Center. A Sloppy Joe lunch plate will be available for $5. There will be free pie and ice cream.

Sunday, May 22

The Town of Richwood Spring Clean-up on Saturday, May 21 will run from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Residents will be allowed to bring 8 tires without charge. There will be a charge of $5 for each after.

The Brown Church in Bear Valley will host a Spring Service on Sunday, May 22 at 10:30 AM. Retired Chaplain, Major General Cecil Richardson will deliver the sermon and special music will be provided by Dr. Janet Richardson. 

The Richland County Ministerial Association will host Baccalaureate at Richland Center High School Sunday, May 22, at 7:30 PM. Dr. Jamey Dickman will be the quest speaker. Four members of the RCHS Class of 2022 will also speak. The RCMA will be drawing for two $300 scholarships that evening.

Monday, May 23

Richland County Emergency Management will offer free drive through COVID-19 testing on Monday, May 23 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Richland County Fairgrounds.

The Friends of the Blue River meeting on Monday, May 23 will start at 7:00 PM at the Blue River Civic Center.

Tuesday, May 24

Auditions for the Community Players of Southwest Wisconsin summer production of "Gilligan’s Island: The Musical" will be Tuesday, May 24th and Wednesday, May 25th at 6:30 PM both nights at the Richland Center City Auditorium. Call backs will be held on Thursday, May 26th. Show dates are scheduled for Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 and Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7th.

Wednesday, May 25

The Muscoda American Legion Post #85 will host Burgers in the Park on Wednesday, May 25th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM or until sold out at Railroad Park in Muscoda. Burgers in the Park will be held the last Wednesday of each month from May through October.

Thursday, May 26

The Hillsboro Lions Appreciation Dairy Breakfast on Sunday, June 26 will be held at Hillsboro Fireman's Park. Serving will run from 7:00 AM to 12:30 PM. A donation of $8 for adults and $3 for kids age 10 and under is requested. There will also be live entertainment, activities, flea market, crafts, a farmers market and more. USA National Miss Wisconsin 2022 will also be in attendance.

Thursday, June 2

Vernon County Human Services Department will assist individuals with Power of Attorney for Healthcare documents the first Thursday of each month from 9:00 to Noon at the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Vernon County. To make an appointment call 608-637-5201 or 1-888-637-1323.

Saturday, June 4

The Richland Center Lions Club brat stand on Saturday, June 4 will run from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Walsh's Ace, Richland Center. Proceeds from the brat stand will go to Lions Camp.

Saturday, June 11

The 31st Annual Sauk County Dairy Breakfast on Saturday, June 11 will be held at Schyvinck's Hillside Haven from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. There will also be a farm tour, equipment displays and more. Entertainment will be provided by the Cripple Creek Cloggers and Monty Berger. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for kids age 7 to 12 and free for children ages 6 and under. There will be bus shuttles starting at 6:30 AM at the Webb Middle School, Reedsburg.

Sunday, June 12

The 41st Annual Richland County Dairy Breakfast will be Sunday, June 12 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Hatfield Dairy Farms located at 15802 Elk Hollow Drive, Viola. Cost for a meal is $5 per person. There will be free buses running from the Richland Center High School with plenty of parking available at the school.

The St. Luke Parish Festival will be Sunday, June 12 on the church grounds in Plain. Events include live entertainment, raffles, adult and kids games, auctions, a petting zoo, food and more. A complete schedule of events can be found on the St. Luke Parish Festival Facebook page.

The Friends of the Little Brown Church meeting on Sunday, June 12 will start at 1:00 PM at the church in Bear Valley. Those interested in joining are invited to attend.

The Bear Valley Cemetery Association meeting on Sunday, June 12 will start at 2:00 PM at the church in Bear Valley. Lot owners and those who have relatives buried in the cemetery are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, June 16

The Richland Center Lions Car Cruise and Burgers event on Thursday, June 16 will run from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Car enthusiasts are invited to come and showcase your vehicles. There will also be concessions available.

Richland County Senior Dining Meal sites are open to the public for in-person dining. The Woodman Senior Center will serve meals Monday through Thursday at noon each day. To make a reservation, call 608-647-2323 and leave a message with your name, date, and number of meals. The Germantown Senior Dining Meal Site, located at St. Anthony's School (32497 County Highway V, Cazenovia) is open Wednesdays with serving at 11:00. To reserve a meal, call 608-983-2798. The Bethlehem Community Center Senior Dining Meal Site (25500 Rockbridge School Street, Richland Center) is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with serving at 11:30. To reserve a meal, call 608-647-3900 or 608-649-3269. All reservations must be made by 1:00 PM the day prior. The suggested donation for those age 60 and older is $3.50.

Saturday, June 18

The Richland Area Animal Rescue brat stand on Saturday, June 18 will be held at Walsh's Ace, Richland Center from 11:00 AM to 2:00. 

Sunday, June 26

The Hillsboro Lions Appreciation Dairy Breakfast on Sunday, June 26 will start at 7:00 AM at Hillsboro Firemen's Park. There will also be a farmers market, flea market, crafts, live music and ethnic dancers.

Saturday, July 16

The Richland Center Lions Club brat stand on Saturday, July 16 will be held at Walsh's Ace, Richland Center from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Thursday, July 21

The Richland Center Lions Car Cruise and Burgers event on Thursday, July 21 will run from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Car enthusiasts are invited to show off their vehicle and there will be concessions available.

Saturday, August 13

The Richland Center Lions Club brat stand on Saturday, August 13 at Walsh's Ace, Richland Center will run from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Thursday, August 18

The Richland Center Lions Car Cruise and Burgers event on Thursday, August 18 will run from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Car enthusiasts are invited to show off their vehicle and there will be concessions available.

Thursday, September 15

The Richland Center Lions Car Cruise and Burgers event on Thursday, September 15 will run from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Car enthusiasts are invited to show off their vehicle and there will be concessions available.

Thursday, October 20

The Richland Center Lions Car Cruise and Burgers event on Thursday, October 20 will run from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Car enthusiasts are invited to show off their vehicle and there will be concessions available.