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Monday, August 8

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.

The Richland Center 6th Grade Beginning Band Blast-Off Camp will be Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 19. The camp is for all incoming 6th grade students in the Richland Center School District Area and will be held in the Richland Center Intermediate School Band Room. For specific instrument times, please email Ms. Calabria at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There will be a free concert held in the Richland Center Intermediate School Gym on Friday, August 19 at 11:00 AM to show what the beginning band students learned during camp.

The Richland County Nutrition Program will hold their Rise N' Dine summer, 12 week program on Wednesdays through August 24 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM at the Richland Center Community Center. Reservations are required by the Monday prior and may be made by calling 647-2323.

Walk with GRACE Luminary Bags are available at Richland County Bank, Royal Bank, People's Community Bank, Community First Bank, WCCU, All American Do It Center, Walsh's Ace Hardware, and from GRACE members. They can also be picked up at the GRACE office on Tuesday, August 9 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Decorated bags with the completed form and the $5 donation for each name can be returned to the GRACE office on Tuesday from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM or to a team captain. Bags need to be turned in by Wednesday, August 10th to be included on the video and the read at the park. If you want your bag returned, write "KEEP or SAVE" at the bottom of the bag. For more information call Linda Kleppe at 647-5227 or 604-3223. The Luminary Ceremony will be Friday, August 12th at 9:00 PM.

Tuesday, August 9

Sextonville Water Works will be flushing fire hydrants on Tuesday, August 9 starting at 8:00 AM. During this time water may have discoloration. Avoid doing laundry if possible, during this period.

The Richland Center Street Department has announced that parking will not be allowed on the Preston Loop and Hillside Drive from Hardee Drive to Sunset Lane on Tuesday, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10 for road work.

The Bower-Gunnill-Dalton VFW Post 2267 meeting on Tuesday, August 9 will start at 7:00 PM at the Richland Center American Legion. All members of those eligible to join are encouraged to attend. Comradeship will be held prior to and after the meeting.

Wednesday, August 10

The Richland School District summer food program will continue to be held weekdays through August 12 at Richland Center High School. The summer meals are free to any child from birth to 18 years of age. Adults who come with their child or children may purchase a meal for $2.00. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM and lunch will continued to be served from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Serving will be Monday through Friday.

A free summer food program for children ages 18 and under will be held in Boscobel weekdays through August 11 at two locations. Meals will be available for kids at Cozy Acres Mobile Home Park weekdays from 10:45 AM to 11:15 AM and at the BMZ Church Boscobel Campus from 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM. There are no requirements for children to take part in the summer food program. 

Richland County Health & Human Services will host a COVID Vaccination Clinic in Richland Center Wednesday, August 10, from 1:00 to 4:30. Appointments for the vaccination clinic are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome for adults only. Appointments are required for children age 5 to17 years requesting vaccination. Children must also be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Individuals should call Health and Human Services at 608-649-5795 to schedule an appointment.

The Richland Area Farmers Market is open each Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 to 5:30. The market is located on the grassy lot across from Center Pharmacy in Richland Center.

The Over 50 Lunch & Learn will host virtual Tai Chi Exercise class every Monday and Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Bethel Home’s Care Cove 620 Garfield Ave. Viroqua. No equipment needed. All are welcome to attend for a free will donation. 

The Richland Community Food Pantry drive through distribution Wednesday, August 10, 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.

Reservations are being taken for the Richland Area Retired Educators Association meeting on Thursday, August 18 at the Phoenix Center. There will be a registration at 8:30 AM and the meeting will start at 9:00 AM. The deadline to make a reservation is by noon on Monday, August 15 and may be made by calling Paul Murphey at 647-6439 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The meeting is not open to the public.

Friday, August 12

The Avoca Sesquicentennial Committee Farmers Market will be held Friday's from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM. The farmers market will be held in front of the Avoca Village Hall. Vendors can take part for free but are asked to call Dawn at 262-939-4710. 

Saturday, August 13

The Boscobel Farmers' Market will be held Saturdays through October in Depot Park from 8:00 AM to noon.

The Scenic Hills Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold a JAKES event for kids age 17 and under on Saturday, August 13 at the Richland Center Archery Club. Registration will be from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and the event will run from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Lunch will be served at noon. There is no charge for children or parents. The program introduces children to outdoor activities such as archery, shooting and fishing.

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.

Monday, August 15

Richland County Emergency Management will offer free drive through COVID-19 testing on Monday, August 15 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at UW Platteville-Richland.

Tuesday, August 16

Court and Community free legal clinic on Tuesday, August 16 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 FFA Alumni and Supporters are selling raffle tickets as part of a fundraising event on Saturday, September 25. Raffle tickets are $5 each or $25 for 6. Tickets may be purchased from FFA Alumni. There will be a golf and bowling outing on Saturday, September 25. The golf outing will start at 1:00 at Quail Run followed by bowling at 6:00 PM at the Phoenix Center. Cost for golf is $25 each and mulligan balls are $10 each. Cost for bowling will be regular rates for all ages. There will also be a silent auction at both locations. Money raised will go to pay for taxes and insurance for the FFA property on Covered Bridge Road and startup funds for future Richland FFA Alumni events.

Wednesday, August 17

The Muscoda Public Library will hold a story hour on Wednesday, August 17 at 10:00 AM at the library. There will be crafts, a treat and stories to enjoy. 

The Muscoda Area Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday, August 17 will start at 6:00 PM at Sportsmen's Lounge and Supper Club, Muscoda.

Thursday, August 18

Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospitals and Clinics will hold a free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Boscobel on Thursday, August 18 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the hospital. The clinic for for those ages 6 months and up. Walk-ins will be welcome, but anyone interested is strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment ahead of time by calling 608-375-4144.

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.

American Legion Post 13 will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 18th at 6:30 PM at the Richland Center American Legion.

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.

Friday, August 19

The Badger Steam and Gas Engine Club 59th Annual Show will run from Friday, August 19 through Sunday, August 21 at the club grounds located at S3347 Sand Road, just off of Highway 33 between Baraboo and Wisconsin Dells. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children age 12 with an adult. For more information visit badgersteamandgas.com.

The Muscoda Public Library Free Outdoor Movie Night on Friday, August 19 will be held at 8:00 PM outside the library. The movie being shown is "The Bad Guys" and is rated PG. It will be the final free movie of the summer. There will be free popcorn and refreshments.

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, August 20

The Kickapoo Area Food Pantry will hold a curbside distribution on Saturday, August 20 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and again on Monday, August 22 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Viola Municipal Building. For more information call 627-1910.

River Valley Area Community Gardens will hold a brat fry fundraiser on Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Prem Meats on Highway 14, Spring Green. Money raised will go towards new equipment/mower shed.

Wednesday, August 31

The Muscoda American Legion Post #85 will host Burgers in the Park on Wednesday, August 31 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM or until sold out at Railroad Park. Burgers in the Park will be held the last Wednesday of each month through October.

Thursday, September 1

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.

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.

Saturday, September 17

The Schmitt Woodland Hills Night Golf and Live Auction on Saturday, September 17 at Quail Run Golf Course. The live auction will start at 5:30 PM, there will also be a raffle drawing at 7:00 PM followed by night golf.

Friday, September 23

The 91st Annual Viola Horse and Colt Show will be Friday, September 23rd during the evening and all day Saturday, September 24th.  Events include a parade, truck and tractor pulls, food, hot air balloon rides and more. Saturday night will also include live music provided by Monty Berger & The Country Gold Band. More information can be found by visiting horseandcoltshow.com.

Saturday, September 24

The 100th Ithaca School Fair will be Saturday, September 24. Events start at 7:00 AM with the Bulldog Block Challenge Run/Walk, livestock show and animal judging, a parade at 10:30 AM, a meat animal/cheese/butter auction, bounce houses, food, games and more. The football game between Ithaca and Boscobel will start at 1:30 PM, and the homecoming dance will be from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Saturday, October 1

The Friendship Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show will be Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2 at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the Second Floor Activity Room. Hours both days will be from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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.