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Tuesday, October 23

SWCAP will hold a special Gala Fundraiser on Tuesday, October 23 at the Barneveld Deer Valley Lodge from 5:30-8:30 PM. Tickets are $35. There will be an auction, appetizers, cash bar, community action awards and more.

A program on human trafficking will be presented on Tuesday, October 23rd at the Corpus Christi Fellowship Hall in Boscobel from 7:00-8:30 PM. Guest speaker Dawn Spang will present information on ways to recognize the signs and how to prevent it. Refreshments will be provided. 

Wednesday, October 24

The Richland County Bank Employees Walk with GRACE team silent auction is taking place now through Friday, October 26th in the Richland County Bank Lobby during business hours.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution in Gays Mills on Wednesday, October 24th at 2:00 PM at the Gays Mills Community Center.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, October 24th from 4:00-5:30 PM at the Lighthouse Chapel. For more information call 475-3967.

The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, October 24th from 4:00-8:00 PM at Railroad Park. Members from Passages will be at the event collecting non-perishable food and paper products.

The Lone Rock Community Congregational Church will serve a chicken dinner on Wednesday, October 24th at the church. Serving starts at 4:30 PM. Cost for adults is $10, children age 5-10 are $5 and free for children 4 and under.There is an elevator lift at the church for those needing to use it.

Richland Center VFW Post 2267 is taking 2018 Our Patriot's Pen Essay Competition submissions for students in grades 6-8. Written essays must be submitted by October 31st. Submissions may be dropped off at the Richland Center American Legion. Home school students may also enter the competition. Submissions should be marked for VFW Post 2267 on the envelope.

Richland Center VFW Post 2267 is taking 2018 Voice of Democracy Audio Essay submissions for students in grades 9-12. Audio essays must be submitted by October 31st. Submissions may be dropped off at the Richland Center American Legion. Home school students may also enter the competition. Submissions should include that the audio essay is for VFW 2267.

The Richland Center FFA is selling fresh fruit, meat sticks, and a variety of cheese spreads and nuts. The fundraiser runs now through November 9th. FFA members will be out selling in the community. You can also contact FFA advisor Austin Jones at the Richland Center High School at 647-6131 for information on purchasing items. Proceeds raised from the fundraiser will go to help support the Richland Center FFA.

Thursday, October 25

VFW Post 2267 and Auxiliary will hold a Buddy Poppy drive on Thursday, October 25th. VFW members and Auxiliary members will be at both Richland Center Kwik Trips, Walmart, Walsh's Ace Hardware, Richland County Bank and other locations during the day. Donations towards the Buddy Poppy project will go to assist veterans in the area and for the Tomah VA.

The TOPS Weight Loss Support Group will meet on Thursday, October 25th at the Brewer Public Library. The meeting will include tips to help with weight loss. A time for weigh-in will be held at 4:45 PM for those interested. The meeting will start at 5:15 PM.

The Richland County Republican Party is holding its 4th and 5th grade essay contest. The topic of the essay is, "What does the U.S.A flag mean to me?" Any 4th or 5th grade student may enter by writing an essay of at least 100 words. Submissions may be dropped off at the Brewer Public Library where a box will be located for essays. All essays must be submitted by November 8th. Submissions must also include the students name, grade, school name, and phone number. Home school students in 4th or 5th grade may enter as well. For more information call 538-3377. 

Friday, October 26

Park Street Christian Church will hold a bake sale on Friday, October 26th from 9:00 until sold out at Richland County Bank.

Richland County Health and Human Services will hold a flu clinic on Friday, October 26th from 10:00-11:30 AM for Gotham in the Buena Vista Town Hall.

Richland Center-Santa Teresa Sister City Project will hold its 24th annual burrito supper on Friday, October 26th at the Richland Center Community Center. The supper will be served at 5:30 PM. There will also be a slide show, pinata and other activities for kids. A suggested donation of $12 for adults and $5 for kids is requested.

Eagle Cave's Haunted Cave will be held Friday, October 26th and Saturday, October 27th from 7:00-11:00 PM. Eagle Cave is located at 16320 Cavern Lane, Blue River. Admission is $10 per person.

"We Thrive as One Hive" signs in support of the Richland Center Hornets are available free of charge at Walsh's Ace, Wallace Cooper and Elliott and Wertz Floor and Home.  Hornet fans are encouraged to pick one up and display it.

Saturday, October 27

The Platteville Driftbusters will hold an atv, utv, and dirtbike drag race fundraiser on Saturday, October 27th at The Barn in Platteville. Registration starts at 9:00 AM with racing to begin at 11:00 AM. There will be classes for kids and adults. Part of the proceeds will go toward purchasing atv/utv route signs. There is no charge for admission. For more information call 732-6553.

Pine Valley Community Village will host its 20th annual Safe Trick or Treat on Saturday, October 27 from 1:30-3:00 PM. Children under nine should be accompanied by an adult.

The Richland Baptist Temple will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a hymn sing and pie fellowship on Saturday, October 27th at 6:00 PM at the church. There will also be a worship and fellowship meal on Sunday, October 28th. The worship will start at 11:00 AM with the meal to be served at 1:00 PM. Reservations for the meal should be made by calling Pastor Dave at 604-7581.

A benefit auction for Mary Kast will be held on Saturday, October 27th from 2:00-11:00 PM at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet. The live auction will start at 7:00 PM. Other events include raffles, games and more. Cost to attend is $10 for adults, $ 7 for kids age 5-9, and free for children 4 and under. Money raised from the event will go to help Mary as she continues her battle with cancer.

The Richland Center Vietnam Vets and Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club will hold a chili cookoff and raffle on Saturday, October 27th from 5:00-11:00 PM at the Phoenix Center. Raffle tickets will be sold at the event. Cost for a raffle ticket is $5 each or 5 for $20. Live music will be provided by the Dr. Rumley's Snuff Band from 7:00-11:00 PM.

A benefit for Goebel family will be held on Saturday, October 27th from 5:30 PM to 12:30 AM at the Richland Center Community Center. Events include a chili feed, silent auction, and costume contests. Music will be provided from High Mileage from 8:00 PM to midnight. Money raised will go to the Goebel family as they deal with medical expenses.

Feed My Starving Children will hold a Harvest Concert on Saturday, October 27th at BMZ Church, located at 21588 Mt. Zion Rd, Boscobel. A dinner will be served at 5:30 PM with the concert to begin at 6:00 PM. Music will be provided by The Dischords. A free will offering will be taken with all money going to the 2019 Feed My Starving Children Mobilepack. For more information call 608-485-2554.

Sunday, October 28

The Ithaca Lions Club and Olson Family will hold a pancake breakfast and silent auction benefit for Patti Olson on Sunday, October 28th from 7:00-1:00 at Ithaca High School. The event will also include raffles. Proceeds from the event will go to help Patti Olson as she battles with liver cancer.

Monday, October 29

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution on Monday, October 29th at Ss. Anthony and Philip Church in Highland. Registration will be held at 4:00 PM and distribution will run from 4:30-5:30 PM. There is no income requirement

A grief through the holidays support group will meet on Monday, October 29th at Peace United Methodist Church from 5:30-7:30 PM. For more information call 1-877-356-4514. 

Wednesday, October 31

Richland County Health and Human Services will hold a flu clinic on Wednesday, October 31st from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Yuba Community Center.

The Diner in Richland Center will hold its Halloween Fest on Wednesday, October 31st. Set up will take place from 2:00-4:00 PM and the event will run from 4:00-8:00 PM. South Central Avenue will be closed during these hours from Court Street to The Peoples Community Bank parking lot for the event. There will be a haunted house, hot cocoa and more. Donations will be accepted with money raised going to the Richland Center Athletic Boosters. They are still looking for volunteers for the event. If you are interested in volunteering call 649-1080 and leave a message.

The Lone Rock community Halloween party will be held on Wednesday, October 31st from 5:00-8:00 PM. There will be a dj, games, costume contest and treats. Admission is free. There will be hot dogs, brats and other food available for purchase. Proceeds will go to the Lone Rock Splash Pad.

The Richland Center Free Methodist Church will host its Light The Night Trunk or Treat event on Wednesday, October 31st from 5:30-7:00 pm. There will be trunks full of candy for the kids, as well as hot chocolate, hot cider, and s'mores. The event is free and everyone is invited to attend.

Thursday, November 1

Richland County Health and Human Services will hold a flu clinic on Thursday, November 1st from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Viola Municipal Building (Senior Meal Site).

The Deer Hunters Ball will be held on Saturday November 3rd from 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM at the Lone Rock Community Building. Admission is free and music will be provided by Donnie Reyzek at 8:00 PM. There will also be meat paddles, a wine cork spin, and raffles. Those planning on attending should wear hunting gear for a chance to win a door prize. Raffle tickets are available at Royal Bank, Prem Meats, The Woods, D&Z's One Stop, and Waz Inn. They will also be available at the event. Proceeds will go to the Lone Rock Splash Pad.

Friday, November 2

Church Women United will hold a program at Schmitt Woodland Hills on Friday, November 2nd at 9:00 AM. Beverly Burns from St. John's Lutheran will present the program. Five Points Lutheran will hostess. All women are welcome to attend.

St. Luke Church in Plain will hold a family style fish fry on Friday, November 2nd from 5:00-8:00 PM at the church. Carry-outs will be available and the church hall is handicapped accessible.

Saturday, November 3

United Church of Muscoda Presbyterian will hold its harvest luncheon on Saturday, November 3rd from 11:00-2:00 at 402 North 2nd Street, Muscoda. There will be a meal, and bake sale at the event.

Hill Point VFW Post 3434 will hold a crock pot soup night on Saturday, November 3rd from 4:00-7:00 PM or until sold out at the Hill Point VFW Hall. Cost for adults is $6, kids age 6-12 are $3 and those in preschool are free.

Wednesday, November 7

Hill Country Classic Power will hold a meeting on Wednesday, November 7th at 8:00 PM at the Phoenix Center.

Thursday, November 8

The Richland Center Kiwanis Club and Wallace, Cooper, & Elliott Insurance will hold a Coats for Kids distribution on Thursday, November 8th from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center.

Friday, November 9

The second annual Ithaca Foundation Trivia Night will be held on Friday, November 9th in the Ithaca school commons at 7:00 PM. Cost per team is $25. For more information or to register call Rob Richards at 585-2137.

Sunday, November 11

The Richland Center Knights of Columbus will serve a pancake breakfast on Sunday, November 11th from 8:30-12:00. Proceeds will go to the St. Vincent DePaul Society. A free will offering will be taken. Everyone is invited to attend.

Saturday, November 17

Nascar Fans United Walk with GRACE team will hold its Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, November 17th at the Richland Middle School from 9:00-3:00. For more information call 608-293-1342. There will also be hot turkey sandwiches and BBQ available.

Saturday, November 24

The 38th Annual Weston Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 24th from 9:00-3:00 at Weston High School in Cazenovia. The event is sponsored by the Weston Music Department and Weston FFA. There will also be door prizes, a bake sale, and live music. There is no charge to attend.

Friday, October 26

Weston School will hold its Trunk or Treat and Monster Mash Dance on Friday, October 26th at 6:00 PM. Those planning on attending should decorate the car and park their in the school parking lot to hand out candy from the trunk at 6:45 PM. The Monster Mash Dance will follow in the elementary gym. 

Friday, November 30

The W.H. Bennett unit 71 Woman's Relief Corp will hold a meeting on Friday, November 30th in the upstairs Activities Room at Schmitt Woodland Hills. The meeting start at 11:00 AM and will include sorting and distributing items to Veterans at Schmitt. The distribution will be at 1:00 PM. Following the distribution at Schmitt Woodland Hills the Woman's Relief Corp will travel to Pine Valley Community Village and distribute items from 2:30-3:00 PM. All unit members are encouraged to attend.

Saturday, December 1

The New Lisbon Lions and Lioness Clubs will hold a craft fair on Saturday, December 1st from 9:00-2:30 at New Lisbon Schools. There will also be a lunch stand, door prizes, Santa's Workshop and more. For more information call 608-562-3700 ext. 1123.