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Wednesday, July 29

The Richland County Homelessness Prevention Coalition will hold a point-in-time count of homeless individuals and families on Wednesday, July 29 from 10:00 - 2:00 at Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church in Richland Center.  Funds to prevent homelessness and re-house homeless individuals and families in Richland County are available based on this count. Drop by our warming center to fill out an anonymous survey. Care kits and resource information will be available to survey participants. For more information contact Cathryn Scott at 647-8053.


The Brewer Public Library invites teens to create art with Sharpie markers on Wednesday, July 29 from 2:00-4:00 pm. No registration is required. 


A Muscoda American Legion Post 85 Burger Night will be held on Wednesday, July 29th starting at 4:00 pm at Muscoda's Railroad Park. Fresh produce will be available for purchase from Helmuth Krause at Burger Night. All proceeds will benefit the Muscoda Library.


Richland Center High School will have a fall sports meeting on Wednesday, July 29 in the East Commons. 4:30 - 5:30 will be registration, fees and paperwork; 5:30 - 6:00 will be a parent meeting with the Athletic Director; 6:00 - 6:30 the students and parents will meet with Head Coaches.

Thursday, July 30

The Richland Hospital, along with Blood Center of Wisconsin, will host a blood drive on Thursday, July 30th from 11:00 - 4:00 in Pippin Hall.  To make an appointment, visit www.bcw.edu/richland, or call Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321 ext. 2413.


The Boaz United Methodist Church will host an Ice Cream Social on Thursday, July 30th from 4:30 - 7:30 pm.  Cost is $7 for adults, children 5-12 are $4 and children 4 and under are free.


Register by August 1 for "Impression of Nature: Printmaking" hosted by the Kickapoo Valley Reserve, august 15 and 16 from 8:30 - 4:00.  Instructors Lori Aschenbrener and Carissa Brudos will teach techniques and processes of printmaking.  Cost is $140 per person or $126 for a KVR Friend.  An additional materials fee of $20 can be paid the day of the class to the instructors.  For more information, or to register, call 608-625-2960 or visit kvr.state.wi.us


Friday, July 31

The Brewer Public Library is very excited to host a Harry Potter Birthday Party on Friday, July 31 from 3:00-4:30 pm.  All children and families are welcome to this free event, no registration is required. 


Entry forms for the RCHS Homecoming Parade are due by September 25th. The parade will be held on October 2nd. This year's theme is Top Hits, centered on music. Entry forms are available on the school website, the high school office, WRCO or the Richland Community Center.


Saturday, August 1

The Riverdale Education Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 1 at Hickory Grove Golf Course.  Registration begins at 9:00 am with tee time at 10:00. Cost is $40 for 9 holes, golf cart and lunch. For more information, call Greg Kinney at 537-2359.


Lone Rock Elementary will host a Brat Stand on Saturday, August 1 at 10:30 am at Prem Meats in Spring Green.


The 3rd Annual Show & Shine Summer Bash Car Show will be taking place Saturday August 1st from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. There will be a free picnic lunch beginning at 11:00am until supplies last, carnival from 11:00am-12:30pm (inside), Craft Time for the Kids starting at 1:00pm (inside), an inflatable Bounce House, Obstalcle Course, and live music. This event is hosted by Grand View Family Worship and is located on 22839 Grand View Lane, just off of Hwy 14 west near the High School. For more information call 608-647-3350.


A Benefit for Rita Carter will be held on Saturday, August 1 from 11;00 - 6:00 at Dayton Hills in Richland Center. Rita was diagnosed with Stage 4 Cervical Cancer in June 2014. Enjoy great food, music, a 50/50 raffle, & silent auction. A bean bag tournament will begin at 11:00 am and volleyball at 1:00 pm. For more information, please contact Val at 585-2044.


The Nazarene, Methodist and Weslayan Congregations of Richland County will sponsor "The Man from Aldersgate" Saturday, August 1 at 6:00pm at the Richland Center Fellowship. Admission is free. Free will offerings will be accepted.


Monday, August 3

Walk With GRACE T-shirt Day will be on Monday, August 3. Wear your team GRACE shirt to support and promote the event.


The Richland Hospital will hold a silent Auction Monday, August 3 at 8:00 am until Friday, August 7 at Noon in the 4th Floor Lobby (near Rehab).


The Walk with GRACE Luminary Bags are available at Ed's Family Foods, Richland County Bank, Associated Bank or the GRACE office on Wednesdays. The Luminary Ceremony will be Friday, August 14th at 9:00 PM. Insert the completed form and your $5.00 donation for each name into the decorated bag. Completed bags can be returned to the GRACE office, a team captain or bring it the day of the Walk.


Wednesday, August 5

A Hillsboro Community Blood Drive will take place on Wednesday, August 5 from 10:00 - 4:00 at the Hillsboro Firemen's Community Center. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-27687) or visit redcrossblood.org.


Ash Creek United Methodist Church will host an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 5 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.  Cost is $8 for adults, children 5-11 are $4.50 and children under 5 are free.


Make your appointment by 4:30 pm August 5th for the next Look Good Feel Better program to be held on Thursday, August 6 at the Richland Hospital. Time is set by appointment.  Call Rita at 647-6096 to make your appointment.
Blue River United Methodist Church will host Free Community Meal on Wednesday, August 5 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Blue River Community Building.


Reserve your seat now for the Richland Center Women's Connection "Traveling Light" breakfast buffet to be held on Tuesday, August 11 at 9:15 am at the White House.  Music will be provided by Gretchen and Bryndalyn Kanable. Guest speaker, Dorothy Smith of Moline, IL will discuss "A Dreamer's Reality." To reserve your seat, call Beth Ann at 647-5491 or Phyllis at 536-3762.


The Richland Hospital will host a Safe Sitter Course Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11 and 12 at the hospital.  Cost is $20 and includes a manual, Completion Card and Child and infant CPR Cards.  Pre-registration is required by calling 647-6321 et. 2203. Children must be 11 or older on the date of the class.


Thursday, August 6

Five Points Lutheran Church will host its Annual Ice Cream and Pie Social on Thursday, August 6 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Cost is $8 for adults, children 6-13 are $4 and children under 6 are free.


The 40 et 8 Promenade will be held on Thursday, August 6 at American Legion Post 13. The meal starts 7:00 pm with the business to follow.  Please note this is a location change. All 40 et 8 members are encouraged to attend for installation of Officers.


Saturday, August 8

St. John's Lutheran of Richland Center will host a Men's Breakfast Saturday, August 8tgh at 8:00 am in the fellowship hall. All men are welcome.


Sunday, August 9

An Elk Feed for Veterans in Need Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, August 9 starting at Noon at Kaul Park in Bear Valley.  Cost is $10.  Whiskey River Band will provide music.


Monday, August 10

Walk With GRACE T-shirt Day will be on Monday, August 10. Wear your team GRACE shirt to support and promote the event.


Tuesday, August 11

The Richland Hospital will host a Newborn Education Class on Tuesday, August 11 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  For more information, contact the Birth Cetner at 647-6321.


Wednesday, August 12

GRACE will host a Share Night at Papa Murphy's on Wednesday, August 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. 10% of all sales during that time will go to GRACE.


The Walk With GRACE Survivor and Captains Night will take place on Wednesday, August 12 at 5:00 pm at the Phoenix Center. Teams will turn in their packets with donations and have an opportunity to hear the stories of this year's Ambassadors.


Friday, August 14

Walk With GRACE will take place on Friday, August 14 at Krouskop Park. Opening Ceremony will be at 6:00 pm with the Luminary Ceremony at 9:00.


Tuesday, August 18

The Richland Hospital will host a free Diabetes Support Group on Teusday, August 18 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. For more information, contact a Dietitian at 647-6321.


Wednesday, August 19

The Richland Hospital will host a Labor and Deliver Support Class on Wednesday, August 19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. For more information, call the Birth Center at 647-6321.