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Friday, July 21

The Richland County Beef Producers will be serving brats, burgers, and steak in the Napa Auto Parts parking lot on Friday, July 21, starting at 10:00 AM.

Community First Bank will host a Walking Taco Sale on Friday, July 21, at the Richland Center Branch from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Choices include a single walking taco sale, or meal which will include a taco, chips, baked good and beverage. All proceeds will go directly to benefit G.R.A.C.E.

The 68th annual Cazenovia Celebration will be Friday, July 21st through Sunday, July 23rd at Caz Memorial Park. The event is sponsored by the Legion Unit 491 Auxiliary and Volunteers. Events include coed softball, donkey softball, live music, a horseshoe tournament, peddle pulls and more. Gates open Friday at 6:00 PM and Saturday at 9:00 AM. Sunday's events will begin with the parade at 11:00 AM.

Richland County Fair Books are available. New this year, all registrations will need to be made online. Once on the Richland County Fairgrounds website, users will need to create an account to begin registering for exhibits. Accounts can be created for single exhibitors or for a family. Once the account has been established, exhibitors should follow the steps listed to complete the worksheet. For those that may not have internet access or are hesitant to complete the worksheet alone, call the Fairgrounds Office for assistance. Those that would like to make a registration appointment can call the Richland County Fairgrounds at 647-6859. Those planning to exhibit at the 2017 Richland County Fair should note that the deadline to register is Tuesday, August 1st. Fair books are currently available for pick-up at the Richland County Bank, Community First Bank, WCCU Credit Union, and the Brewer Public Library. Fair books can also be downloaded from the Richland County Fair's website.

Walk with GRACE Luminary Bags are available at Richland County Bank, Associated Bank, Community First Bank and All American Do It Center. They are also available at the GRACE office on Wednesdays from 10:00 to 2:00. Decorated bags with the completed form and $5 donation for each name can be returned to the GRACE office, a team captain or to the park the day of the walk. Please return the money and bag at the same time. The Luminary Ceremony will be Friday, August 11, at 9:00 PM.

Saturday, July 22

The Ocooch Mountain Humane Society Rummage Romp for Pets on Saturday, July 22nd, has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

The Viola United Methodist Church Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Saturday, July 22nd, from 9:00-11:00 at the church.

Monday, July 24

Alcoholics Anonymous will hold a group meeting on Monday, July 24th, from 9:30-10:30 AM at the Brewer Public Library. The group meets every Monday and Thursday in the basement story room at the library.

Beulah Wesleyan Church will hold Vacation Bible School Monday through Thursday, July 24-27, from 2:00 to 4:30 each day. Students in preschool through high school are invited to attend. The afternoon will include Bible verses and stories, crafts, games and snacks. For more information or to register call 647-4695.

The Junior Girl Scout Troop 7451 of Muscoda will be hosting a rock painting party on Monday, July 24, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Railroad Park in Muscoda. All Muscoda area citizens are invited to to paint rocks. The rocks and paint will be provided. If you would like to join in all the fun please bring a school supply item or a donation for the local food pantry.

The Richland Hospital will host a tour of Senior Life Solutions on Monday, July 24th at the hospital at 5:15 PM. For more information call Norbert Calnin at 647-6321.

Tuesday, July 25

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Tuesday, July 25th, from 4:00-5:30 at the Light House Chapel.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, July 25th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

Wednesday, July 26

Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will hold a burger night on Wednesday, July 26th, at Muscoda's Railroad Park from 4:00-8:00.

Richland Center High School Fall Sports Sign-up and Meetings will be held on Wednesday, July 26. Sign-up and pay fees from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. A meeting with the athletic director will be held at 5:00 with individual team and parent meetings with coaches at 5:30.

The Richland Hospital will host a breastfeeding class on Wednesday, July 26th, from 6:00-9:00 at the hospital. For more information call the birth center at 647-6321.

Richland Center Fellowship will hold a special program on Wednesday, July 26th, from 6:00-9:00 at the church. The topic of the program will be "Revealing the Truth About Islam." Everyone is invited to attend. For more information call 647-7226.

Thursday, July 27

The Partners of the Richland Hospital Quarterly meeting will be held on Thursday, July 27th, at 9:00 at the hospital.

The Richland County Beef Producers will be serving brats, burgers, and steak in the Napa Auto Parts parking lot on Thursday and Friday, July 27 & 28, starting at 10:00 AM both days.

Boaz United Methodist Church Women will hold the annual strawberry and ice cream social on Thursday, July 27, at the church. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7:00 PM. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 12, and free for children four and under.

Saturday, July 29

The Grant County Cattlemen will hold a Twilight Meeting on Saturday, July 29, at Sugar Maple Angus owned by Mark & Ellie Schmidt (8675 Cty Rd A) in Bloomington. A pasture walk will be held at 5:30 PM with a meal at 6:00. Beef brisquet sandwiches will be furnished. Please bring a dish to pass. RSVP by calling 988-7166.

Sunday, July 30

The Making Miracles Happen for Mackenzie fundraiser will take place on Sunday, July 30th, at St. John's Gym in Muscoda. A pancake breakfast will be served from 7:30-11:00. A light lunch will then be served from 11:00-1:30. There will also be meat paddles, a 50/50 raffle, gun raffles and a live auction. Money raised from the event will help Mackenzie Herreid, daughter of Jenny Degenhardt and Sig Herreid, pay for medical expenses caused by an automobile accident. Donations may also be submitted by calling Jenny at 485-0854 or Karen at 537-2746.

Monday, July 31

Schmitt Woodland Hills and Vietnam Veterans Chapter 7 will host a blood drive on Monday, July 31. The blood drive will be held in the second floor activity room at Schmitt Woodland Hills from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. To make an appointment call 647-8931. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

Wednesday, August 2

The Richland Community Food Pantry will continue to provide food to Richland County individuals and families who have a food emergency on its new day. The food pantry will be open  Wednesdays beginning August 2. In all other respects the Pantry will operate as usual. Clients will be able to enter the Lighthouse Chapel at 3:00 PM to secure a number. Food will continue to be distributed from 4:00 to 5:30 PM.

Ash Creek United Methodist Church in Richland Center will hold an ice cream social on Wednesday, August 2nd, from 4:00-7:00 at the church. Cost for adults is $9, kids 6-11 years of age are $5 and children 5 and under are free.

The Richland County Deputy Sheriff's Association is holding a gun raffle. Tickets are $10 for one, $40 for five or $70 for 10 and are available for purchase at Driftless Area Hunters Outlet and Walsh's Ace Hardware in Richland Center, D&Z's One Stop in Lone Rock, and Turbos Bar and Grill in Hub City. Tickets may also be purchased from off duty officers. The drawing will take place August 19th at 5:00 PM. Proceeds from the raffle will go to the Richland County Special Response Team.

Thursday, August 3

The Parkinson's Education/Support Group will meet Thursday, August 3, at 10:00 AM at the Richland Center Community Center . The topic will be Exercising to Music.

Gospel Night in the Park will be held at the Reedsburg City Park on Thursday night, August 3, from 6:00 to 8:30. The groups featured will be Trinity Worship Contemporary music from Reedsburg, The Valleytones from Lavalle, and The Country Sunshine. Please bring a lawn chair. In case of rain the concert will be held at the Trinity Baptist Church  (located at S3205 Golf Course Road) in Reedsburg. Admission is free.

Friday, August 4

"Be the Match 5K Run/Walk and Registry Drive" will be held Saturday, August 5, in Boscobel. The race will begin at 8:30 AM at the Gunderson Hospital Bluff Street Clinic. Register online using Run Sign Up or in person outside the Bluff Stree clinic from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, August 4, or 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM on Saturday, August 5. Proceeds from the race will benefit the National Marrow Donor Program.

Saturday, August 5

Remote Control Car Races will take place at Bass Hollow Park in Mauston on Saturday, August 5th, starting at 10:00. Registration will begin at 9:00. Cost per car is $10. There will also be a bake sale and concession stand at the event. Proceeds from the event will help pay for playground equipment. For more information call 647-4946 or 383-1286.

Tuesday, August 8

The Spring Green Community Church will hold a grief support group on Tuesday, August 8th, from 6:30-8:30 at the Spring Green Community Church. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

Saturday, August 12

The Kickapoo High School class of 94 will hold a Kickapoo Valley scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, August 12th, from 12:00-10:00 PM at Liberty bar in Viola. There will be live music, raffles, a silent auction, food and more. For more information call 608-732-1330.

The Heroes for Honor Tractor and H.O.G (Harley Owners Group) Poker Run will be held on Saturday, August 12th. Registration will take place at the Lachmund Cramer VFW Post 7694 from 8:00-9:00. Poker stops will be held at Pape's Fairy Valley Inn, I-Diehl Tap, Schellter Bar & Grill, Wollersheim Distillery, and the Blue Spoon Cafe. Donuts and Coffee will be provided by the VFW. There will also be a bean bag tournament at 4:00 and the Driftless Bluegrass Band will perform from 5:00-7:00.

Friday, August 18

The Richland Center High School Class of 1977 40th Reunion will be held Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19. Friday's events include a 6:00 PM get together. Saturday there is a kayak event on the Pine River and a golf scramble at Quail Run. The reunion is Saturday starting at 6:00 PM at the Quail Run Golf Links, a donation of $20 per person is requested for the sandwich buffet and drinks, come regardless of your ability to pay. Full details are available on Facebook, just ask to join the RCHS Class of 77 Facebook group. Search for Hornet77.

Saturday, August 19

A Doll and Toy Tractor show will be held on Saturday, August 19, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Community Room at Pine Valley Community Village. Sue Chitwood will share a selection of dolls from her collection. A demonstration will be held at 11:00 AM on hand painting vinyl dolls. Rodney Schulze and Tim Perry will have on display collectible toy tractors.

Monday, August 21

The Spring Green Area Arts Coalition will present The Big Sleep, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, on Monday, August 21, beginning at 7:00 PM at the Gard Theater in Spring Green.There is no charge, however suggested minimum donations of $5 per person to support SGAAC arts and cultural programs and the costs of showing the film will be gratefully accepted. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.

Saturday, September 23

The Blue River Depot Gang will have set up several different sizes of trains in the Community Room at Pine Valley Community Village on Saturday, September 23, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. There will be demonstrations on how to set up your own train and make the scenery. There will also be popcorn and a drawings for conductor hats and train whistles.