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Thursday, June 24

The Ocooch Mountain Humane Society Animal House Food Stand will be Thursday, June 24th and Friday, June 25th in the Richland Center Community Center parking lot. Serving will run from 10:00 to 2:00. They will be serving Chicago Dogs, Wisconsin brats, and Maxwell Street Polish.

The Farmer Angel Network Farm Family Movie Night will now be held Thursday, June 24th, at the Starlight Drive-In. Registrations will continue to remain open on Eventbrite through June 24th. If you need information, check the Farmer Angel network Facebook page or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Disabled American Veterans will hold an important meeting on Thursday, June 24th at 6:00 PM at the Richland Center American Legion. All members are encouraged to attend. The meeting will include discussion on the future of the group.

Evening Conversations with Pam and Teresa sponsored by the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eagle Country are held Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. The conversation is centered around caregiving for someone with dementia and is held virtually or by phone. For more information on attending the program call Pam at 647-4616. 

The Wisconsin Women in Conservation Summer Camp lunch series is held the last Thursday of each month at noon. The meetings are held by Zoom. The 2nd session will be on building healthy soil. Register for the session by visiting wiwic.org.

Register now for one or more of the Taliesin Virtual Camp programs being offered this summer. Design With A Pro: Advance Digital Modeling Studio, for ages 16 and up, will run from Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 23rd and will meet at 3:00 PM weekdays. For information on registration visittaliesinpreservation.organd click on the events tab.

Friday, June 25

The Richland County Beef Producers beef wagon will serve ribeye sandwiches, burgers and chocolate malts in the Napa Auto Parts parking lot on Friday, June 25th and Saturday, June 26th from 10:00 to 2:00 both days.

The Richland Center Lions Club brat stand Friday, June 25th at Bindl Tire & Auto will run from 11:00 to 4:00.

Registration is now being taken for the Brewer Public Library Intergenerational Reading Program. Children in grades K-8 are invited to sign up for one or all of the available dates. The event will be held June 29th, July 13th, July 27th and August 10th. Kids will share books and conversation with seniors at Schmitt Woodland Hills. Each program will last an hour and a snack will be provided. Masks are required inside Schmitt Woodland Hills and parents are welcome to also attend. There is no cost to participate but registration is requested. Participants may sign up by visiting the library or by visiting the library website.

Ocooch Mountain Humane Society will celebrate Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in June by offering a reduced adoption fee. For the month of June all cats, age 1 and older, will be available for an adoption fee of $20. Appointments must be made to visit the cats and to fill out an application. To schedule an appointment call 608-475-1885.

Register now for the Bethlehem Lutheran Church ABC and 123 4 week Bootcamp July 5th through July 29th. The program is a preschool and kindergarten readiness camp and will meet Monday through Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30. Cost for the course is $25 and space is limited. For more information on registration call 608-495-4905. The church is located at 25500 Rockbridge School Street in the former Rockbridge Elementary School.

SWCAP Head Start/Early Head Start applications are now available for the Richland County Head Start program for children age 3 to 5, and Early Head Start program for children ages 3 and under and pregnant moms. For information on applications call 553-1429.

Saturday, June 26

The Ithaca Lions Club and the Hombres Motorcycle Club brat stand and bake sale on Saturday, June 26th at Walsh's Ace in Richland Center from 10:00 to 2:00. Proceeds from the event will go to Smiles for a Child.

Willow Valley United Methodist Church Women's drive through strawberry supper on Saturday, June 26th will run from 4:00 to 8:00 or until gone at the church in Ithaca. Cost for a meal is $10. You can also buy a brat, hamburger or strawberry shortcake for $3 and a dish of strawberries (with or without sugar) is $2. Cash or checks in exact amount are requested.

Sunday, June 27

The 40th annual Hillsboro Lions Appreciation Dairy Breakfast will be Sunday, June 27th at Hillsboro Fireman's Park. Serving will run from 7:00 to 12:30. A donation of $6 for adults and $3 for children age 10 and under is suggested. Those attending are asked to bring a 16 or 18 oz plastic jar of peanut butter for the Feeding Our Cubs program.

Taliesin will hold a family day Sunday, June 27th from 10:00 to 3:00. The family day will include the chance to enjoy a walk of the 800 acre estate. Visitors will be provided with a map and information regarding both the estate buildings and agricultural efforts. There will also be a scavenger hunt for the younger guests. Cost for a ticket is $25 for adults, $20 for students, seniors and military and free for children under the age of 10. More information can be found on the Taliesin website.

Pine Valley Community Village annual chicken BBQ drive through event Sunday, June 27 will run from 11:00 to 1:00 or until sold out at 25951 Circle View Drive, just off County O, less than a mile South of Walmart. Cost for a meal is $12 and kids' meals are $5.

The Akey School Museum is open Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 through September. Admission is free but donation are welcome. The museum is located 2.5 miles East of Twin Bluffs on County TB. To learn more about the museum visit their website at richlandcountyhistoricalsociety.weebly.com.

Monday, June 28

The Brewer Public Library and Page Turner Adventures virtual summer program for kids in grades K-3 takes place weekdays through July 23rd. The free virtual program is posted online each day at 10:30 AM and includes shows, crafts, and more. Craft supplies may be picked up at the library for free each week. For more information on joining the summer virtual program call 647-6444 or visit the library's website.

The Plain American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, June 28th will run from 1:00 to 6:00 at the Plain American Legion. To make an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.

Register now for The Brewer Public Library Read to Rover event on Wednesday, June 30th. The event will run from noon until 2:00. Kids age 5 to 10 will read to "Rover" for 15 minute sessions. Children may bring their own book or use one at the library. To register call the library at 647-6444.

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, June 29

The Germantown Senior Dining Meal Site, located at St. Anthony's School (32497 County Highway V, Cazenovia) will re-open Wednesday, June 30th with serving at 11:00. To reserve a meal call 608-983-2798 by 1:00 PM on Tuesday, June 29th.

The Boscobel Community Foundation weekly bingo is held Tuesdays at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet. Doors open at 5:00 PM with the early bird start set for 6:30 PM. Regular bingo will begin at 7:00 PM.

Wednesday, June 30

The Brewer Public Library Storytime for Children will be Wednesday, June 30th at 10:30 on the lawn of the library. Virtual storytime is also available online. For more information call 647-6444 or visit the library's website.

The Richland Area Farmers Market will be at the Phoenix Center Wednesday, June 30th from 1:30 to 5:30 in the parking lot. No pets are allowed at the market. For more information call 608-213-3374 or visit richlandareafarmersmarket.org.

The Richland Community Food Pantry drive through distribution Wednesday, June 30 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.

Saturday, July 3

The WRTO annual Chicken Q event will be Saturday, July 3 at Kronshage Park. Meal deliveries will start at 11:30 AM. Dine in/carry out/curbside pickup will run from noon until 4:00. Cost for a meal is $11. There will also be music in the park with performances from Abbey Lane from noon until 2:00, and DJ Marsha from 2:30 to 3:30. There will be 500 meals available. To reserve your meal call 608-485-1546.

Tuesday, July 6

The Bethlehem Community Center Senior Dining Meal Site (25500 Rockbridge School Street, Richland Center) will re-open Wednesday, July 7th with serving at 11:30. To reserve a meal call 608-647-9187 by 1:00 PM on Tuesday, July 6.

Court and Community free legal clinic Tuesday, July 6th will run from 3:00 to 5:00. 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.

Register now for one or more of the Taliesin Virtual Camp programs being offered this summer. Food For Thought: Designing Architecture With Food In Mind, for ages 12 to 16, will run Monday, July 26th through Friday, July 30th. The program will take place at 3:00 PM each day. For information on registration visit taliesinpreservation.org and click on the events tab.

Wednesday, July 7

The Brewer Public Library will host Zoozort on Wednesday, July 7 at 10:00 AM at the Richland Center Community Center. In the free hands-on interactive program, kids and adults will meet exotic animals from all around the world. The program will last 45 minutes.

Monday, July 12

Richland Center American Legion Unit 13 Auxiliary Audit and Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday, July 12 will be at the Richland Center American Legion. The audit will start at 5:30 PM with the executive committee meeting to follow at 6:30 PM.

Wednesday, July 14

The Brewer Public Library Storytime for Children will be Wednesday, July 14th at 10:30 on the lawn of the library. Virtual Storytime is also available online. For more information call 647-6444 or visit the library's website.

Friday, July 16

Boaz Fun Daze will run from Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 18 at Boaz Park. Events include softball, tractor and truck pulls, Chicken Mill Creek Horse Show, face painting and more.

Monday, July 19

The Avoca American Legion Auxiliary burger night Monday, July 19 will run from 4:30 to 7:00 at Avoca Village Hall. All proceeds from the burger night will go toward serving local veterans and State of Wisconsin Veterans programs.

Wednesday, July 21

The Brewer Public Library Storytime for Children will be Wednesday, July 21 at 10:30 on the lawn of the library. Virtual Storytime is also available online. For more information call 647-6444 or visit the library's website.

Wednesday, July 28

The Brewer Public Library Storytime for Children will be Wednesday, July 28th at 10:30 on the lawn of the library. Virtual Storytime is also available online. For more information call 647-6444 or visit the library's website.

Monday, July 26

The Richland Center Lions Club brat stand Friday, Monday July 26th at Bindl Tire & Auto will run from 11:00 to 4:00.

Monday, August 16

The Avoca American Legion Auxiliary burger night Monday, August 16 will run from 4:30 to 7:00 at Avoca Village Hall. All proceeds from the burger night will go toward serving local veterans and State of Wisconsin Veterans programs.