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Thursday, August 13

The Boscobel Bowling Association will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, August 13 at 7:30 in the banquet room at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet. The upcoming season will be discussed.

The local ADRC's "Evening Conversations with Gina and Pam" will take place Thursdays from 7:30 until 8:30 PM. The conversation will focus on caring for someone living with dementia. Stories will be shared along with struggles and successes. If you want to participate or have questions, contact Pam at 608-426-4295 or Gina at 608-548-3954.

Richland County Senior Nutrition Program and UW-Platteville Richland will offer Grab N' Go Senior Meals Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 11:00 to noon. Seniors may reserve a meal and pick it up by driving to the campus fire circle. A donation of $3.50 is suggested for those age 60 and older and $8.50 for those under the age of 60. Meal reservations must be made by 1:00 PM the day prior and may be made by calling 649-5937.

Loganville Firemen's Festival will be held on Saturday, August 22nd at the Loganville Ballpark. A barbecue chicken dinner will be served at 11:30 AM. Cost for a meal is $12 with dine-in, carry-out or drive through. Other events include live music, kids peddle pull, bossy bingo, raffles and more. Registration for the 1 mile run/walk, 5k run/walk and 10k run/walk may be made by contacting Bryan at 963-5900. Those who pre-register before August 17 will receive a t-shirt. The fireworks display will be held at dusk.

Friday, August 14

With current COVID restrictions for large gatherings in place, The Walk With GRACE Board of Directors will host a Walk With GRACE Survivor’s Parade on Friday, August 14th starting at 6:30 PM in Krouskop Park. Survivors may register for the 2020 Walk With GRACE on Friday, August 14th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM at Krouskop Park. A map of the parade route is available on the GRACE website. For more information call Sue Klingaman at 604-5453.

Saturday, August 15

The Hornet Football Summer Camps will host the 2020 Meet the Player Night at the Starlite Drive-in theater on Saturday, August 15 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. There will also be a brat stand and silent auction.

Sunday, August 16

St. John Nepomuc Church, Castle Rock Ridge has cancelled its chicken noodle soup dinner on Sunday, August 16th.

The Akey School Musuem is open Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 through September.  There is no admission charge but donations are welcome.  Visitors are asked to respect social distancing.

Wednesday, August 19

The Stuff the Bus Project will take place on Wednesday, August 19th. People may help stuff the bus with school supplies at Ithaca School from 12:00 to 6:30.  Supplies or cash donations will be accepted.

Richland Area Farmers Market will be held every Wednesday afternoon in the Phoenix Center Parking Lot from 1:30 to 5:30. Those attending are asked to wear a mask. One customer per vendor. No early sales, bags or pets. More information can be found at richlandareafarmersmarket.org.

The weekly Richland Community Food Pantry distributions at the Lighthouse Chapel will continue as a drive-through. Clients should stay in their cars.The distribution will run from 4:00 until 5:30 Wednesdays through the pandemic. Usual Pantry requirements limiting use to Richland County residents and one visit per month have been temporarily suspended. Clients are asked to please not arrive prior to 3:30.

The Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance is encouraging the public to be a Virtual AlzWalker for your county. Wear Blue and Walk on Wednesdays to raise support for Alzheimer's until September 20th. Due to the following current health precautions, the Alz Walks will not be at the usual locations. Instead, people are encouraged to Walk Your Way, be it on your home treadmill, up your street, or wherever you can enjoy some exercise safely. To register to walk or for more information visit: alzwisc.org/alzheimers-walks

The Richland Hospital Foundation's Golf Outing scheduled for Thursday, August 27 has been cancelled.

Thursday, August 20

The Richland Area Retired Educators' Association (RAREA) committee meeting on Thursday, August 20 has been cancelled. Members are reminded of the curbside drop-off of items or financial donations for the Richland Community Food Pantry at Country Kitchen from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.

American Legion Post 13 will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 20 starting at 6:30 PM at the Richland Center American Legion. Masks WILL be worn as per Governor Evers Mandate. Social distancing will also be practiced.

The Greater Richland Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to help water the flower baskets in downtown Richland Center. Those looking to volunteer should call the Chamber Office at 649-3376.

Friday, August 21

The Muscoda Christian Day School will serve a fish fry on Friday, August 21 at the school located at 1061 Blue River Road, Muscoda. Donations will be accepted with money raised going to the Muscoda Christian Day School. People will be able to drive through or dine in. For more information call 553-2642.

The 2020 Badger Steam and Gas Engine Club Show has been cancelled. A flea market will be held in its place from Friday, August 21 through Sunday, August 23 at the club grounds located at S3347 Sand Road, Baraboo. The vendor set up fee is $30 and set up will start on Thursday, August 20 at 8:00 AM. Admission is free and there is also free parking. For more information call Robert Mattson at 393-3021.

Saturday, August 22

The Breathe for Lisa Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 22 at the Elroy Fair Grounds from 9:00 to 1:00. A Chinese Raffle will be held to help raise money for Lisa Rhodes who underwent a double lung transplant at UW Madison. Masks are encouraged.

Sunday, August 23

Creative Layers Hair and Nail Salon will offer children age 12 and under a free service for kids heading back to school on Sunday, August 23 from 10:00 to 1:00. Children may get a basic hair cut, polish fingers or toes, nail clipping, or shampoo and basic style. No appointments will be taken and it will be first come first serve. There will also be fun activities outside of the building for kids. School supplies, backpacks and snack bags will be given away while supplies last. Face masks are encouraged.

Tuesday, August 25

A community share night will be held on Tuesday, August 25 at Pizza Hut from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Part of the proceeds will go to the Richland County Alzheimer's Virtual Walk.

Wednesday, August 26

American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, August 26 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Railroad Park in Muscoda.

Saturday, August 29

The River Valley Food Stand School Fair Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 29 at Prem Meats from 10:00 to 6:00. There will be brats, hot dogs, hamburgers and cheeseburgers for sale. Those interested may place a pickup order by calling Kevin Graffunder at 438-1453 or stop down and order a meal at the food stand. There will be no eating or drinking at the stand and all volunteers will be wearing masks and gloves for protection. 

Sunday, September 6

The Hillsboro Lions Club has cancelled the September 6 Labor Day Bingo event.