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Friday, January 30

The 92nd annual Snowflake Ski Tournament in Westby will take place Friday, January 30th and Saturday, January 31st. Friday night opening ceremonies begin at 7:00 pm and competition starts at 7:30 with
fireworks between rounds. Saturday opening ceremonies will begin at Noon with the competition at 12:30.
Buttons are $15 in advance or $20 at the gate, children 12 and under are free. Buttons can be ordered online at snowflakeskiclub.com.

 

Saturday, January 31

The 4th Annual Muscoda Fisheree will take place on Saturday, January 31st at Goodwiler Lake. Registration begins at 7:00 am at the lake for $5 each. Awards will be given at Wolfy's Irish Inn after the event. All proceeds will go to local charities.

Upland Hills Health of Dodgeville will host a Super Saturday Enrollment Event on Saturday, January 31st from 9:00 - 1:00 at the Southwest Technical College Outreach Center in Dodgeville for those that need help enrolling in BadgerCare Plus or Health Insurance Marketplace. For more information, call Stefanie Scribbins at 348-9766 ext. 507, or at 574-1866.

 

The 4000 Foundation Limited presents the 24th Annual La Crosse Great Tri-State Rail Sale on Saturday, January 31st from 9:00 - 3:00 at the La Crosse Center. Admission is $5 and children under 12 are free.

 

A Grief Workshop will be held on Saturday, January 31st from 9:30-11:30 am at the Tuffley Center in Boscobel.  The event is free and open to the public. There will be a speaker and activities focused on helping those who have experienced a loss, work through the grieving process.

 

A Super Saturday Health Insurance Enrollment Event will be held on Saturday, January 31st from 10:00 - 2:00 at the Reedsburg Pubic Library. Knowledgeable assisters will be available to help you enroll in Badger-Care Plus or the Health Insurance Marketplace. Budgeting assistance will also be available. For questions regarding this free event or the Health Insurance Market Place, contact Deb Bristol 647-8821.

 

The Richland Center Archery Club will host a Youth Archery class for those 17 and under only, the next four Saturdays at Anderson Outdoors. The next session will take place on Saturday, January 31st. There will be two sessions each day: 10:00 - 11:00 am and 11:00 - Noon.  For more information and to register, please call Jim Birch at 647-3423.

 

A benefit to help rebuild the Castle Rock Inn, which was damaged by a fire last year, will be held on Saturday, January 31st at 1:00 pm at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet.  There will be a live auction during the event and music by DJ Chris Easler at 7:00 pm. Monetary donations may be taken to American Bank in Fennimore. Other donations are being accepted. For more information, please contact Susan at 988-4693 or Misty at 723-4444.

 

Upland Hills Health of Dodgeville will host a Family and Friends CPR Program on Wednesday, February 11th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Upland Hills Health Conference Room A/B. Space is limited, so please register by calling 930-7147.

 

Sunday, February 1

Ss. Anthony & Philip Church of Highland will host its annual Euchre Tournament on Sunday, February 1st at 10:30 am. Cost is $3 to play. Cash prizes of $75, $50 & $25. There will be music, concessions, raffle, contests, door prizes. A Live Auction will start at 1:00 pm. Visit www.ssanthonyandphilip.com/activities for a list of auction items. For more information, call 608-929-7490.

 

The Richland Center Lions Club will host a Sweetheart Dance on Sunday, February 1st from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the White House. Monty Berger and the Country Gold Band will be performing. There will be door prizes, a Chinese raffle, 50/50 raffle and food available by Country Kitchen. Admission is $5 with the proceeds to support club projects for children and vision. For more information, please contact Lorraine at 604-9462 or Emily at 649-2155.

 

Monday, February 2

The Richland Center American Legion Auxiliary will meet on Monday, February 2nd at the clubhouse.  A light dinner will be served at 6:30 pm with the business meeting to follow.

 

Lincoln School in Richland Center will be hosting an Early Childhood and 4-Year-Old Registration and Screening for the Richland School District on February 9 - 12. This screening is for children who will be 4 or 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2015. Please contact the Richland School Disctrict Office at 647-6106 to set an appointment.

 

Tuesday, February 3

A special NHS of Southwest Wisconsin lecture, "Keep on Rockin' in the Free World: A Live Music Life in America, 2000-2015 will be given by Robert Johnson on Tuesday, Feberuary 3 at 7:00 pm at the Park Hotel Apartments.  The lecture will combine stories from concerts, festivals, basements & studios with the social, cultural, and political history of the last 15 years. 

 

Shelby's Jeans2Homeless Donation Drive for gently used jeans, will take place from now until February 10th. Drop-off locations are Prem Meats, Highland Schools, Golden Living Center, Muscoda Village Hall, Burnstad's Market, and Ruetten Auto. Please call 739-2950 for more information.

 

Wednesday, February 4

The Yuba Reading Room at the Yuba Community Center will open on Wednesday, February 4th. Normal hours will be Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00-Noon. Please call 528-4563 for more information.

 

The Doudna PTO will host a Papa Murphy's Share Night on Wednesday, February 4th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. 10% of the profits during this time will go to the PTO.

 

Make your appointment by 4:30 pm February 4th for Look good... Feel Better program. The next session will be at the Richland Hospital on Thursday, February 5. Time is set by appointment, by calling Rita at 647-6096.

 

The  Blue River United Methodist Church will host a Free Community Dinner on Wednesday, February 4 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Blue River Community Building.

 

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a free community meal on Wednesday, February 4th from 5:30 - 7:00 at Town & Country Presbyterian Church.  To have a meal delivered please call 604-8047 by 3:00 pm the day of the meal.

 

Adults considering college are asked to register for a free, no-obligation “Return to Learn”  luncheon on Tuesday, February 10 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm on the University of Wisconsin-Richland campus. Join advisor Joanna Muller, a current adult student, and a professor.  Reservations are required by February 4. Space is limited. Call Joanna at (608) 647-6186, Ext. 228.

 

Make your reservation today for the Richland Center Women's Connection "Paper Roses" Breakfast Buffet to be held on Tuesday, February 10 at 9:15 am at the White House.  Music will be provided by Deb Niemeyer, who will also be creating paper roses. Guest speaker, Gina Stanley of Neenah, will talk about what to do "When Your Plans Fall Apart." To make a reservation, call Beth Ann at 647-5491 or Phyllis at 536-3762.

 

Thursday, February 5

The Richland Center High School Student Council will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, February 5th from 9:00 - 2:00 in the high school field house. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. Walk-ins are always welcome. "A donation of one unit of blood can save three lives, so be brave and be someone's hero this Thursday."

 

The Parkinson's Education/Support Group will meet on Thursday, February 5th at 10:00 am at the Richland Center Community and Senior Center. The topic will be Exercises for Flexibility and Mobility.

 

The Ancestors of Richland County Hills (ARCH) genealogy club and guests will meet Thursday, February 5 at 5:30 pm in the Brewer Library History Room.  Mike Nee will present on his work as a botanist. 

 

The 40 et 8 Promenade will be held on Thursday, February 5th at the Phoenix Center. The meal will start at 7:00 pm with the business meeting to follow. 

 

Friday, February 6

St. Luke's Parish of Plain will host its Family-Style Fish Fry on Friday, February 6 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.

 

Saturday, February 7

Weston FFA will host a Pancake Breakfast in conjunction with the Toy Tractor Show on Saturday, February 7th from 7:30 am to 9:00 am in the High School Cafeteria.  The Toy Tractor Show will take place from 9:00 - 3:00.  Display only booths are free, however vendor booths are $5 each.  Admission is free. For more information and to rent a booth, contact Mitzi Hisel at 986-2151 ext. 100 or email Sue Louis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The Richland Center Archery Club will host a Youth Archery class for those 17 and under only, the next four Saturdays at Anderson Outdoors. The next session will take place on Saturday, February 7th. There will be two sessions each day: 10:00 - 11:00 am and 11:00 - Noon.  For more information and to register, please call Jim Birch at 647-3423.

 

The 11th Annual Praise and Sing will take place on Saturday, February 7th at 1:00 pm at the Temple Theatre in Viroqua.  Music will be performed by local musicians.  Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, call Wayne Goplin at 735-4891.

 

The Lone Rock Historical Society & Lone Rock Community Library will host an upcoming Effigy Mound program with presenter Bob Birmingham on Saturday, February 7th at 2:00 pm at the Lone Rock Community Hall.

 

The Panama Mission Trip will have coupon books available for purchase February 7 - 14. The cost is $10 per book for $60 worth of coupons good in the Richland County community. For more information and to purchase a coupon book, contact Adam Coleman at 647-8124.

 

Sunday, February 8

The 35th Annual Avoca and Rural Fire Department Fisheree will take place on Sunday, February 8th starting at 8:00 am at the Avoca Community Building. There will be a bake sale at 11:00 am, a euchre tournament at Noon, meat paddles, door prizes and an auction.

 

Monday, February 9

A Health Insurance Enrollment Fair in Sauk County will take place on Monday, February 9th from 9:00 - 5:00 at the West Square Building in Baraboo. Walk-ins will be assisted on a first come, first serve basis until 4:00 pm. Certified Application Counselors and Insurance Agents will be available. If you are unable to attend the Sauk County enrollment fair but need assistance applying, please contact Staci at (608) 355-3290.

 

The Richland Hospital will give free blood pressure checks on Monday, February 9th from Noon - 4:00 pm.

 

The Spring Green's Lions Club will host a Spaghetti Dinner on Monday, February 9th from 4:30 - 7:30 pm at The Shed. Cost is $8 for adults or $7 in advance, $6 for children K-8, or $5 in advance.  Advance tickets are available, at The Office Market, Pamela's Fine Jewelry, through the River Valley Soccer team or Lions Club members. Proceeds will go toward lgihts for the soccer field.  Carry-outs are available and back alley drive ups are encouraged.

 

Tuesday, February 10

Blood Center of Wisconsin will host a blood drive on Tuesday, February 10 from 10:00 - 3:00 at UW-Richland.  To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or visit www.bcw.edu. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are also welcome.

 

The Richland Hospital will host a Newborn Class on Tuesday, February 10th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. For more information, contact the Birth Center at 647-6321.

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Wednesday, February 11

Southwest Technical College in Fennimore will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 11th from 10:00 - 3:00 in Room 365 of the Lenz Conference Center. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org. Though appointments are preferred, walk-ins are also welcome.

 

Thursday, February 12

Tanya Webster, Richland County's Community Health Educator will discuss healthy eating habits and easy ways to make meals healthier on Thursday, February 12th at 9:30 am in the Park Hotel Apartments Community Room.  This event is open to the public.

 

The Avoca United Methodist Church will host a Soup Supper & Movie Night on Thursday, February 12th. Supper will be from 5:30 - 6:30 pm with the movie "Mary and Martha" to follow at 6:45.  Cost is a free will donation with all proceeds going toward "Imagine No Malaria."

 

Friday, Febrauary 13

Register by February 13th  for Richland Hospital's Ladies Night Out at Duffy Slade's to be held on Sunday, February 22nd from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  There is limited seating available. To register and for more information, contact a Chris Drea at 647-6321 etx. 2206.

 

Saturday, February 14

The Richland Center Archery Club will host a Youth Archery class for those 17 and under only, the next four Saturdays at Anderson Outdoors. The next session will take place on Saturday, February 14th. There will be two sessions each day: 10:00 - 11:00 am and 11:00 - Noon.  For more information and to register, please call Jim Birch at 647-3423.

 

Muskets and Memories will host a Chili Supper and Auction on Saturday, February 14th at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet.  Serving starts at 4:30 pm with the auction beginning at 6:00.  Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.  For more information or to make a donation, contact Marie at 872-2274 or Heidi at 391-1619.

 

Tuesday, February 17

The Richland Hospital will host a free Diabetes Class for American Heart Month on Tuesday, February 17th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.  For more information, contact a Dietician at 647-6321.

 

There will be a Free Legal Clinic on Tuesday, February 17 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Richland County Courthouse.

 

Wednesday, February 18

Blood Center of Wisconsin will host a blood drive on Wednesday, February 18 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm at MPC in Richland Center. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or visit www.bcw.edu. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are also welcome.

 

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a free community meal on Wednesday, February 18th from 5:30 - 7:00 at Town & Country Presbyterian Church.  To have a meal delivered please call 604-8047 by 3:00 pm the day of the meal.

 

The Richland Hospital will host a Child Support class on Wednesday, February 18th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm.  For more information, contact the Birth Center at 647-6321.

 

Thursday, February 19

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Richland Center on Thursday, February 19th from 3:30 - 5:00 at Richland Center Fellowship.  Those in line by 4:00 will be given a full share.

 

Saturday, February 21

The Trinity United Methodist Church Candlelight Dinner will be held on Saturday, February 21.  Seatings will be at 5:00, 6:00, and 7:00 pm. Tickets are available at Ed's Family Foods, Trinity Church Office at 647-3203, or by calling Bev Fink at 647-4069 and are $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 -11 and children 4 and under are free.

 

Monday, February 23

The Richland Hospital will give free blood pressure checks on Monday, February 23rd from Noon - 4:00 pm.

 

Wednesday, February 25

There will be an American Red Cross Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 25th from 11:30 - 5:30 at the Richland Community Center.  To make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org

 

Thursday, February 26

The Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host a Memory Cafe on Thursday, February 26th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center. For more information, contact Becky DeBuhr at 723-4288.

 

Saturday, February 28

Richland Center Archery will host its annual Driftless Area Deer Classic on Saturday, February 28th from 9:00 - 6:00 at the Richland Center Middle School. Registration starts at 9:00 am. Admission is $5, kids 12 and under admitted free.  For more information, contact Jim Birch at 647-3423, or visit www.richlandcenterarchery.com