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Friday, October 21
Lil' Dale & The Legends will perform at the Blaine Gym in Boscobel Friday, October 21st, from 1:00-4:00. Cost to attend is $5.
RARYS (Richland Area Rotary Youth Soccer) Family Fun Night will be held on Friday, October 21st, from 5:15-7:20 at the Richland Center High School main field. The Richland Center High School soccer team will be on hand to help with the children's activities from 5:15-6:15. A coach team scrimmage will follow. The event is free and open to all RARYS kids. A free meal will be provided and prizes will be given away. For more information contact Kim at 475-1202.
Richland Center-Santa Teresa Sister City Project will hold their 22nd annual burrito supper and dance on Friday, October 21st, from 5:30-8:30 at the Richland Community Center. The supper will be served at 5:30 with a slide show taking place at 6:30. Music and dancing will kick off at 7:00. A suggested donation of $12 per adult and $5 per child is requested.
The Sleepy Hollow FFA Haunted Hedge Maze will be open Friday and Saturday, October 21st and 22nd, from 7:00-10:00 both nights at Sleepy Hollow Auto Sabin. Follow the signs from Bosstown. The maze is 7 feet tall and was built 16 years ago. A free will offering will be taken with all proceeds going to the Viroqua and Kickapoo FFA.
Saturday, October 22
The Southwest Tech PTA Club will host the "Loco Cocoa 5k Run" on Saturday, October 22nd. Cost to run is $20 per person. Registration will begin at 8:00. The run will start at 8:30. There will be chocolate fondue after the race for the runners. Money raised will go to the students in the score builder class so that they may take the board exam. For more information contact Christie Deyoung at 604-2212.
The Boy Scouts will be selling sheep compost at Walsh's Ace in Richland Center Saturday, October 22nd, from 9:00-12:00 or until sold out. They will be selling 60 pound plus bags for $5 each.
The InHealth Community Wellness Free Clinic October Extravaganza will take place on Saturday, October 22nd, at the Blaine Gym in Boscobel from 1:00-5:00. There will be a costume contest, raffles, a cake walk, photo booth, games and crafts. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest where people are asked to bring in their already decorated pumpkins for judging. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 608-485-0128.
The Weston/Wonewoc-Center Booster Club Bowling Fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 22nd, at Brewster's Lanes in Reedsburg. Shifts will be available at 2:00 and 6:00. Cost is $20 per bowler with shoe rental included. There will be a cash raffle with a $500 grand prize. Tickets will be priced at $5 per ticket and $10 for 3 tickets. Other events include a card raffle, silent auction, bake sale, and a 50/50 raffle.
The Ridin' with Ron Benefit will take place on Saturday, October 22nd, from 3:00-7:00 at the Quail Run Golf Course in Richland Center. Cost is $10 per person and includes an all-you-can-eat buffet. The day will kick off at 12:00 with a car cruise starting at the Richland Community Center and will conclude at at Quail Run where the benefit will start. Other activities include a silent auction, live auction, and meat paddles. There will also be door prizes. Money raised will help with medical expenses. For more information or to make a donation contact Amanda at 475-2231 or Lori at 342-5737.
A benefit for Tom Dederich will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, from 3:00-9:00 at the Lone Rock Community Hall. There will be a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, and a bake sale. For more information contact Mark at 588-5023 or Don at 574-1595.
The Willow Valley Church in Ithaca will hold their Lord's Acre Sale on Saturday, October 22nd. A chicken dinner will be served from 5:00-8:00. The auction will follow at 6:30. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Knights of Columbus bingo will take place on Saturday, October 22nd, at 7:30 at the Richland Center Community Center. All are welcome to attend.
Sunday, October 23
The Avoca United Methodist Church will host a beef and pork dinner and fall auction on Sunday, October 23rd. Serving will run from 11:00-1:00 with the auction beginning at 1:30. Tickets for the dinner will be available at the door. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for kids 6 and under. Carry-outs will be available.
Monday, October 24
The Richland Hospital will provide free blood pressure checks on Monday, October 24th, from 12:00-4:00.
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Monday, October 24th, from 1:00-6:00 at the Plain American Legion Clubhouse. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767. Walks-ins will also be welcome.
Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Monday, October 24th, at 4:30 at Ss. Anthony and Phillip Church in Highland.
The Brewer Public Library will host a Halloween/Autumn Science Kid's Workshop on Monday, October 24th, at 6:30. Children are invited to come and learn the science of how bats fly by doing their own flight experiments. While the program is targeted for students in Kindergarten-6th grade, siblings of different ages are invited and welcomed to attend.
Tuesday, October 25
The Thrift Shop monthly board meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 25th, at 2:00.
The Brewer Public Library will host an after-school Lego club that meets Tuesdays from 3:00-8:00. Youth of all ages are welcome to attend.
The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold their distribution on Tuesday, October 25th, from 4:00-5:30 at the Lighthouse Chapel.
The Brewer Public Library hosts baby storytime for infants 24 months and under every Tuesday evening at 4:30. Those attending will read books, sing, and have the opportunity to meet other area parents.
Wednesday, October 26
Volunteers are invited to be part of the Guinness Book of World Records effort for the most pumpkins carved in a line or chain. Pumpkin carving will take place at the Richland Center Community Center Wednesday, October 26th through Saturday, October 29th from 9:00-6:00 each day. Large groups are encouraged to call ahead so organizers can have a station ready. There is also a need for supervisors for each of the pumpkin carving stations. For more information or to volunteer, contact Jodi Mieden at the Richland Center Community Center at (608) 647-8108, extension 1.
The Brewer Public Library hosts everybody storytime sessions every Wednesday and Friday from 10:30-11:00. Everybody storytime is open to children of all ages.
Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Wednesday, October 26th, at 2:00 at the Gays Mills Community Center.
The Lone Rock Congregational Church will host a chicken supper on Wednesday, October 26th, from 4:30-7:00. Cost for adults is $10, children are $4.50, and kids 4 and under are free.
The Viola American Legion Pancake Supper will be held on Wednesday, October 26th, from 4:30-6:30 at the Viola American Legion Hall. Cost for adults is $6, kids age six to ten are $4, and children under six are free. Proceeds will go toward the scholarship fund and Badger Boy's State Rep.
The Ocooch Mountain Humane Society will hold their annual meeting on Wednesday, October 26th, at 6:00 in the lower level of the Richland Hospital. The regular board meeting will follow.
Thursday, October 27
Partners of the Richland Hospital will hold their quarterly meeting on Thursday morning, October 27th, at 9:00 at the Richland Hospital. All are welcome to attend.
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.
The Brewer Public Library invites the community to come and carve pumpkins Thursday October 27th through Saturday, October 29th. Richland Center is working to get into the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest line of carved pumpkins in the world. The program is free, and all pumpkins and carving tools will be provided. Carving times are set for Thursday from 5:00-7:00, Friday from 4:00-5:30, and Saturday from 10:00-2:00.
Friday, October 28
Classical guitarist Dan Wood and pianist Kimberly Fisher will perform at Stairway to Wellness in Richland Center Friday evening, October 28th, at 7:00. Stairway to Wellness is located at 196 W. Court St. A suggested donation of $15 per person is requested. Refreshments will be served at the event. For more information contact Deborah at 608-585-2015.
Saturday, October 29
A free movie night will be held on Saturday, October 29th, at the Cazenovia Memorial Park at dusk. There will be two movies being shown, Hotel Transylvania and Hocus Pocus. Concessions will be provided and no carry-ins will be allowed. Money raised will go toward renovations at the park.
Sunday, October 30
The Ocooch Mountain Humane Society will hold an open house for the new shelter located at 391 Clarson Street in Richland Center Sunday, October 30th.
Friday, November 4
Schmitt Woodland Hills will host World Community Day Friday morning, November 4th, at 9:00 at Schmitt Woodland Hills. The theme will be "Gathered at God's Table." All are invited to attend.
St. Luke Church in Plain will host a family style fish dry on Friday, November 4th, from 5:00-8:00. Carry-outs will be available. The church hall is handicap accessible. For more information call 546-2482.
Sunday, November 13
The 241st Marine Corps Birthday Celebration will be held on Sunday, November 13th, at the Richland Center American Legion Clubhouse. Registration will be at 11:30. The meal will be served at 12:00. A short business meeting will follow. For more information contact Pat Dearth at 608-279-2417.
Saturday, November 19
The Viola United Methodist Church will host a food pantry on Saturday, November 19th from 9:00-11:00. The food pantry runs every third Saturday of the month.