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Thursday, July 18

Boaz United Methodist Church will hold a strawberry and ice cream social on Thursday, July 18th from 4:30-7:00 PM in the church dining room. The room is air conditioned. Cost for a meal is $8 for adults, $5 for kids age 5-12 and free for children 4 and under.

The Avoca American Legion Auxiliary will serve burgers in the park on Thursday, July 18th from 5:00-7:00 PM at Avoca Village Hall.

The Celebrate Recovery program will be held on Thursday, July 18th at 6:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center. Celebrate Recovery is a 12 step Christ-based recovery program for people suffering with addictions of any kind.

American Legion Post 13 will hold a meeting on Thursday, July 18th at the Richland Center American Legion at 7:30 PM. A dinner will be served at 6:30 PM.

Friday, July 19

The Ocooch Mountain Humane Society Animal House Food Stand will be open on Friday, July 19th from 10:00-1:00 in the parking lot at Krouskop Park. They will serve Chicago Dogs, Wisconsin brats, Maxwell Street Polish and veggie burgers.

Chapter 770 Military Order of the Purple Heart will hold a food stand in the Bindl Tire & Auto parking lot Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th from 10:00-2:00 both days.

The Richland County Beef Producers will be selling their beef menu Friday, July 19th from 10:00-6:00 and Saturday, July 20th from 10:00-2:00 at Napa Auto Parts.

Tickets are available now for the Concert on the Diamond Friday, July 19th. 2 for the Road will open for Eric Tessmer. The concert will be held in the Richland Center High School Auditorium. Food vendors will be located inside the high school. Adult tickets are $15; children $10 and children 10 and under free. Gates open at 5:00 PM with music from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Advance tickets are available now at Badgerland Flooring, Court & Main, The Richland Center Community Center and from the Richland School District Office. Proceeds will benefit the arts in the Richland School District.

The 2019 Cazenovia Celebration will be Friday, July 19th through Sunday, July 21st at Cazenovia Memorial Park. Events on Friday will include the Cazenovia Reds vs Dodgeville baseball game and music provided by a DJ. Saturday will include little league games, the luck-of-the-draw bags tournament and music. Sundays events will include a parade at 11:00 AM, the Canenovia Reds vs Sauk baseball game, youth softball and more.There will also be food and refreshments all weekend. No carry-ins at the park.

Boaz Fun Daze will be held from Friday, July 19th through Sunday, July 21st at Boaz Community Park. Friday's events will start at 5:00 PM and include a fish fry, mini pullers UTV and ATV, a slow-pitch softball tournament and live music. Saturday's events will start at 8:30 AM with the slow-pitch softball tournament. There will also be farm and antique tractor pulls, live music and fireworks at dusk. Events on Sunday will start at 9:00 AM with the slow-pitch softball tournament. Other Sunday events include a chicken BBQ dinner and a horse show. Admission is free.

Pre-registration for Solar System STEM Camp and Little Stars Learning Playground is now being accepted. The programs, sponsored by Christ Ministries and Bethlehem Lutheran Church, will be held from July 22nd through July 25th at the Richland Center Community Center Gym from 6:00-7:30 PM each night. Space is limited. The Solar System STEM Camp is for kids in grades K-2nd and the Little Stars Camp is for children ages 2-4. Register by calling 608-727-4271.

Richland County Fair Books are now available at Richland County Bank, Brewer Public Library, Associated Bank, Richland County UW-Extension building and at WCCU on Highway 14 across from WalMart.

Saturday, July 20

The 13th annual Sandy Reetz Memorial Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, July 20th at Quail Run Golf Links. Shotgun start times will be at 9:00 AM, noon and 3:00 PM. Cost to take part is $40 and includes 9 holes of golf, prizes and lunch. There will also be a putting contest. All proceeds will go to GRACE. Sign up by calling 647-3117 or stop in at Quail Run.

The Faith, Family, and Friends GRACE Team will hold a basket and bake sale on Saturday, July 20th from 10:30-3:15 at Richland Center Free Methodist Church. There will also be a hot dog stand and GRACE mini mirrors for sale at the event. Money raised will go to GRACE.

Wheat Hollow and Pleasant Ridge Schools will hold a reunion event on Saturday, July 20th at the Loyd Community Center. The gathering will start at 11:00 AM. There will be a school picnic style potluck lunch at noon. Each family is asked to bring a dish to pass. Beverages and tableware will be provided. For more information call 262-681-0104.

Sunday, July 21

The Prairie Enthusiasts Southwest Chapter All Chapter Summer Picnic will take place on Sunday, July 21st in Gays Mills from 10:00-4:30 at the Gays Mills Lion's Shelter on West Orin Street.

Christ Lutheran Church will hold its 19th annual Outdoor Christian Concert will be held on Sunday, July 21st at 7:00 PM at Highland Village Park. The concert will feature music from the Siegmann Family. A free will offering will be taken to cover expenses for the Siegmann Family.Those attending are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather the concert will be held at the Highland Area Historical Building. All are welcome to attend.

Monday, July 22

Wisconsin Vietnam Vets Chapter 7 will hold a flag retirement ceremony on Monday, July 22nd at 7:00 PM. The ceremony will take place at 32742 Cold Spring Lane, Lone Rock. The public is invited to attend.

Richland County Homelessness Prevention Coalition is looking for volunteers for the upcoming Point-in-Time Count scheduled for Wednesday, July 24th from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM at St. Barnabas Church. Volunteers will be trained at 7:30 PM prior to the event. Those interested in volunteering are asked to RSVP ahead of time by calling 647-0255.

The new Richland County 4-H Plat Books are available at Extension Richland County, the Richland County Clerk's Office, the Richland County Land Conservation Office, the Boaz Country Store, the Frame Corner and at Walsh's Ace, Richland Center. Each plat book is $30.

Tuesday, July 23

A Senior Farmers Market Voucher Distribution event will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd from 1:00-4:30 PM at the Viola Public Library. Any Richland County resident, age 60 or older, and meets the income requirements are eligible. Applicants may be required to provide proof of age and household income.

Registrations are now being accepted for the Boost Your Brain and Memory class Friday, August 2nd through Monday, September 16th at the Tuffley Community Center, Boscobel. The class will be held from 9:30-11:00 AM every Friday through September 13th and will meet on Monday, September 16th for the final class.The class will offer lessons on brain fitness. For more information or to register call 426-4295.

Vendors are being sought for the upcoming Ladies Missionary Society rummage sale at Park Street Christian Church Thursday, August 8th through Saturday, August 10th at the church. To sign up call Deb at 585-3401. The deadline to sign up is July 31st.

Vendors are being sought for the Blue River Fire Department's Craft Fair that will be held during the Blue River Autumn Festival on Saturday, August 24th at the Blue River Community Building. Cost per booth is $20. To sign up call Sandi at 485-1964 or Lyn at 537-2115.

Wednesday, July 24

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

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, July 24th at the Lighthouse Chapel from 4:00-5:30 PM.

The Tops Support Group for weight loss will meet on Wednesday evenings for the rest of the summer. The meetings will be held at the Brewer Public Library from 5:15-6:15 PM. There will be an optional time for weigh in from 4:45-5:15 PM. For more information call 604-5511.

Pick-up volleyball games will take place every Wednesday at 5:30 PM at Krouskop Park all summer. There is no charge to take part.

Registrations are now being accepted for the Boost Your Brain and Memory class Monday, August 12th through Monday, October 7th at the Montfort Community Building, Montfort. The class will be held from 5:00-6:30 PM every Monday.The class will offer lessons on brain fitness. For more information or to register call 930-9835.

Thursday, July 25

Partners of the Richland Hospital will hold a meeting on Thursday, July 25th at 9:00 AM at the hospital. 

Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care will hold its 4th annual "A Round with Agrace" gold outing at Trappers Turn Gold Club in Wisconsin Dells. Check-in will begin at 9:30 AM with a shotgun start at 11:00 AM. Cost per golfer is $175 and includes a box lunch, drink ticket, golf cart and entry to the post-golf reception. Those looking to attend the post-golf reception may do so for $45 per person. For more information on registration call 608-712-1664.

The first official meeting for the Richland County Chapter of Wisconsin Right to Life will be held on Thursday, July 25th at 6:30 PM at the Brewer Public Library. The meeting will take place in the downstairs section. Those interested in joining are invited to attend. For more information call 608-347-2495.

SSM Health at Home will hold its When Mourning Dawns support group on Tuesdays from August 27th through September 24th at the Richland Hospital. The support group is for adults dealing with loss. Early registration is requested for the free support group. Call 877-356-4514 to register for the group.

Friday, July 26

The Plain Fire and EMS Celebration will be Friday, July 26th through Sunday, July 28th at Plain Community Park. Events include live music, a volleyball tournament, dodgeball tournament, bean bag tournament, a children's pedal pull and more. Events will start at 6:00 PM on Friday, 9:00 AM on Saturday and 11:00 AM on Sunday. Everyone is welcome to the free celebration. For more information call 317-8488 or 574-9200.

American Legion Post 13 will celebrate 100 years Friday, July 26th through Sunday, July 28th at the Richland Center American Legion. There will be Karaoke at 7:00 PM on Friday. Saturday's entertainment will begin at 9:00 AM with music from the Dr. Rumley Snuff Band and on Sunday there will be an all you can eat pancake breakfast from 7:00 AM until noon.

Saturday, July 27

St. John's Walk with GRACE Team will collect Aluminum cans on Saturday, July 27th from 8:00-11:00 AM in the parking lot of St. John's Lutheran Church, Richland Center. All money collected from the cans will be donated to GRACE.

The 29th annual Raul Fair will take place on Saturday, July 27th from 10:00-4:00 at Copeland Park, La Crosse. There will be a railroad show, flea market, swap meet and more. Admission is $5 and children under 12 are free with an adult.

St. John's Walk with GRACE Team will hold its 6th annual Euchre tournament fundraiser on Saturday, July 27th at St. John's Lutheran Church, Richland Center. Sign in will be at 5:30 PM with play to start at 6:00 PM. The entry fee is $5 and nickles for bumps will be donated to GRACE. There will also be food, refreshments and door prizes.

Advance tickets are now available for the Stepping for Hunger Parking Lot Party will be held on Saturday, September 7th at Silver Star Health. Gates open at 5:00 PM and those attending are asked to bring your own chair. Musical performances will be provided by A Thousand Horses, Schmoolio, Terrabella, and One Way North. Silver Star Health is located at 201 Leer Street, New Lisbon. Advance tickets are $100 for a VIP Ticket or $40 for a general admission ticket. Tickets at the gate are $125 for VIP tickets and $60 for general admission. Proceeds from the event will go to the Stepping for Hunger charity.

Wednesday, August 7

Ash Creek United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream social on Wednesday, August 7th from 4:00-7:00 PM at the church. The church is located at 288820 Henry Clark Lane, just off of County Highway O. Cost for a meal is $9 for adults, $5 for kids age 6-11 and free for children 5 and under.

Saturday, August 24

The Wonewoc American Legion will hold a spaghetti supper/benefit auction on Saturday, August 24th from 11:00 AM until gone. Proceeds from the event will go to help fund building maintenance. There will also be a bake sale. For more information call 608-464-1962.