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Saturday, January 21

The Viola Food Pantry will hold their distribution on Saturday, January 21st, from 9:00-11:00 at the United Methodist Church of Viola. The pantry serves residents of the Kickapoo School District that need help meeting adequate food needs. Please bring your driver's license and a current utility bill as proof of address. Donations are always welcome and may be dropped off at Citizen's First Bank of Viola, Viola Village Office, or Viola United Methodist Church.

State Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) and State Representative Ed Brooks (R-Reedsburg) will hold a Legislative Listening Session on Saturday, January 21st, from 10:00-11:30 at the Reedsburg Public Library.

The Blue River Valley Church will hold their Right to Life Walk on Saturday, January 21st, at 1:00. Those who wish to take part are to meet across from the new Muscoda library at 1:00.

The Brewer Public Library will host a "Doodling is for Everyone" program on Saturday, January 21st, from 1:00-2:00. Those who attend the event will create and experiment with doodling designs and patterns with projects for all ages. Everyone is welcome to attend.

A Senior Citizen Banquet, sponsored by the Muscoda Chamber of Commerce, Universal Silencer, and Muscoda St. Vincent de Paul Society, will be held on Saturday, January 21st, at St. John's gym in Muscoda. A social hour will start at 2:00 and the meal will be served at 5:30. Entertainment will be provided. The banquet is for senior citizens who are 60 and over from the Riverdale School District.

The Richland Center Community Center will hold bingo night on Saturday, January 21st, at 7:30. All are welcome to attend.

A fundraiser to help build a Veterans Memorial in the community of Lone Rock is taking place. Those interested can purchase tiles/bricks that will be engraved and added to the future memorial. Order forms are available at Royal Bank in Lone Rock or by visiting the Village of Lone Rock website. For more information call Lisa at 929-4690.

Monday, January 23

Home Health United will hold a grief support group that meets on Mondays from January 23rd to February 20th at the Richland Hospital. Registration is required and may be done by calling 1-877-356-4514.

State Senator Howard Marklein and State Representative Todd Novak will hold a listening session Monday, January 23rd, at Town Bank in Darlington from 10:00-11:30 and at the Westside Fire Station in Monroe from 1:00-2:30.

The Brewer Public Library will host a free Kids' STEM Workshop on Monday, January 23rd, at 6:00. Those attending the event will create their own Marble Run science and physics experiment.

Tuesday, January 24

The next Thrift Shop Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th, at 2:00. The Thrift Shop holds their board meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock will serve a chili and chicken noodle soup supper on Tuesday, January 24th, from 4:30-6:30.

Richland Center Parks and Rec will hold a Candy Bar B-I-N-G-O event on Tuesday, January 24th, at the Richland Center Community Center Meeting Room from 5:00-6:00. Registration is required and may be done by calling 647-8108. Cost to the event is $2 per child. Children attending are asked to bring a candy bar to put in the prize pool.

The next SMART Recovery addiction group meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th, from 7:00-8:30 in the lower level of the Richland Hospital.

The Rolling Hills Toastmaster Club will hold a Speechcraft program at the Richland Hospital starting Tuesday, January 24th. The program will run for eight weeks, and take place Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00. The program will be held in Pippin Room 1. Those interested are to arrive on Tuesday, January 24th for registration at 6:45 PM. Cost for the event is $50.00. For more information or to register call Robin Cosgrove at 604-7743 or Darlene Tagliapietra at 647-0255.

Wednesday, January 25

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Gays Mills on Wednesday, January 25th, from 2:00-3:00 at 212 Main Street. For more information call 735-4690 or 872-2184.

Lone Rock Community Congregational Church will hold their men's pancake supper on Wednesday, January 25th, at the church. Serving will start at 4:30. Cost for adults is $8, kids 6-10 are $5 and children 5 and under are free.

A special program to help area residents learn the history of Richland County cemeteries and how to volunteer is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 25th, from 3:00-7:00 at the White House in Richland Center. Guest speaker Frank Groh from the Wisconsin Cemetery & Cremation Association will speak and answer questions at 5:00. The Richland County History room will have a display set up with pictures, maps, and letters. ARCH Genealogy,  local vendors, and Richland Cemeteries web page author, Dave Thompson, will be on hand. For more information call 412-3341.

The La Farge United Methodist Church will host a community supper on Wednesday, January 25th, from 5:30-7:00 at the church. A free will offering will be taken.

The Richland Hospital Foundation Great Steak Out will be held on Wednesday, January 25th, from 4:30-7:00 at the Richland Center Community Center. The event will include a meal, and a video presentation. A line dancing presentation will also be featured at 6:30. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the Richland Hospital Lobby Shoppe, and Kelly's Coffee. Limited tickets may also be available at the door.

The Richland Hospital will hold a breastfeeding class on Wednesdays, January 25th, from 6:00-9:00. Cost for the two sessions is $10. Register by calling 647-6321.

The Richland County Homelessness Prevention Coalition and Saint Barnabas Church will hold a hot soup supper for individuals and families experiencing homelessness on Wednesday evening, January 25th, from 6:00-11:00 at Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church in Richland Center. Information about homelessness in Richland County and the Richland County Homelessness Prevention Coalition will be available. Care packages will be available for those in need. To volunteer or for more information contact Cathryn Scott at 647-8053.

Thursday, January 26

The next Richland Hospital Partners Quarterly meeting will take place on Thursday, January 26th, at 9:00 AM.

The Brewer Public Library hosts baby storytime for infants 24 months and under every Thursday morning at 10:30. Those attending will read books, sing, and have the opportunity to meet other area parents.

Saturday, January 28

The 26th Annual La Crosse Great Tri-State Rail Sale will take place on Saturday, January 28th, at the La Crosse Center from 9:00-3:00. There will be a hobby sale, model railroad flea market, and swap meet. Tickets will be $5 for adults and children under 12 are free. For more information or to make a reservation call 781-9383 or 498-9522.

The Riverdale Communities Education Foundation Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday, January 28th, from 11:00-3:00 at the Riverdale Elementary School. There will be bounce houses, a balloon artist, face painting, free games and more. Bounce house wristbands are $10 for kids 5 and up, and $5 for children 4 and under.

The Muscoda Public Library will hold an open house of their new facility on Saturday, January 28th, 1:00-3:00.

Sunday, January 29

The Highland Lions Club will hold their 40th annual Dean Olson Memorial Winter Fisheree on Sunday, January 29th, at the Blackhawk Lake recreation area. Gates open at 5:00 AM. Events include a fishing contest, and euchre tournament. Children will have the opportunity to learn how to fish from 11:00-1:00. Breakfast will be served from 8:00-10:00. Those who bring a non-perishable item for the food drive will be entered into a special drawing. Other raffles and drawings will also take place at the event.

The annual Sandy Reetz Memorial 9-pin Tap Tournament fundraiser for GRACE, hosted by Team Sandy & Tom, will be held on Sunday, January 29th, at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center. Shift times will be at 9:45 AM, 12:30 PM, and 3:15 PM. Cost is $10. To sign up call the Phoenix Center at 649-7469.

The Missfit Dolls Roller Derby team will host an Open House and Recruitment night on Sunday, January 29th from 5:00-7:00 at the Richland Center Fellowship/Eagle School Gymnasium. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, February 1

The Blue River United Methodist Church will serve a free community supper on Wednesday, February 1st, from 5:00-6:30 at the church.

Saturday, February 4

The Weston FFA Farm Toy Show will take place on Saturday, February 4th, from 9:00-2:00 at the Weston High School. Admission is free. There will be vendors looking to buy, sell, trade or display items. There will also be food and refreshments, raffles and door prizes. For more information or to reserve a display table call 986-2151 Ext. 217.

A bake shop and breakfast will take place at the First Lutheran Church of Lone Rock on Saturday, February 4th, from 8:00-11:00. The raffle drawing will be held at 10:00.

Sunday, February 5

The Richland Center Lions will hold their Sweetheart Dance at the White House on Sunday, February 5th, from 1:00-5:00. Entertainment will be provided by Monty Berger and the Country Gold Band.

Wednesday, February 8

Home Health United will hold a drop in grief support group for adults who have experienced a loss the second Wednesday of each month at the Richland County Courthouse. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 8th, from 9:00-10:30. No registration is required and there is no cost to attend. The group is supported by the Richland County Veterans Service Office. Military veterans and their adult family members are welcome to attend. For more information call 1-877-356-4514 or visit homehealthunited.org.

Saturday, February 11

The Feed My Starving Children Pie Auction and Lunch fundraiser will be held on Saturday, February 11th, from 11:00-1:30 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel. The auction will begin at 11:30. Cost for adults is $5, kids 6-11 are $3 and children 5 and under are free.  For more information call Sandy Schwab at 375-5546.

Soup Supper and Pie Auction Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, February 11th, from 5:00-8:00 at the American Legion Post 13 in Richland Center. Cost of the meal is $6. Pies and other items will be sold at the auction.

Sunday, February 12

The Ithaca Lions Club will hold a Pancake Breakfast Benefit for Logan Olson on Sunday, February 12th, in the Ithaca High School Commons. The meal will be served from 7:00-12:30. Tickets are $7 for adults, and $3.50 for children 12 and under.

The 22nd Annual South Central Wisconsin Classic Country Jamboree will be held on Sunday, February 12th, from 1:00-6:30 at the Voyageur Inn in Reedsburg. Music from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's will be featured at the Valentine's Dance. Cost is $5 per person.

The Friends of the Muscoda Library will hold their Dance and Cake Walk on Sunday, February 12th, at the Kratchowill Building from 2:00-4:00. Cost is $2 and includes music, dancing, popcorn and punch. Cake walks will be held throughout the event and will cost a $1 per cake walk.

Wednesday, February 15

The Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance will hold an information session on Wednesday, February 15th, from 6:00-7:30 at Boscobel Care & Rehab. The session is free but registration is required and may be done by calling 375-6342.

Saturday, February 18

The SWCAP Northern Grant County Food Pantry will hold an 8-Pin Tap bowling tournament fundraiser on Saturday, February 18th, at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet.  There will be auctions, raffles, door prizes, music, and more.  Three shifts will be available at 1:00, 4:00, and 7:00.  Teams of up to five people can take part. Cost will be $15 per person. Sign up by calling Boscobel Bowl and Banquet at 375-2200.