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Thursday, March 5

The Ancestors of Richland County Hills (ARCH) genealogy club and guests will meet Thursday, March 5 at 5:30 pm at the Brewer Library History Room.  The topic will be "country school attendance." 

 

River Valley Middle School will host a silent auction event next month in memory of Mr. Mike Griswold, a dedicated 7th grade Social Studies teacher and treasured colleague, who passed away in June of 2014.  Online bidding has begun at www.32auctions.com/rvms. Bidders must be 18 years or older. Online bidding ends on March 16th at 11:00 pm and will continue with the live silent auction on March 17th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm at the Spring Green Community Library. The highest bids from online will carry over as opening bids on the 17th. The auction is to raise funds to build an outdoor classroom to commemorate and honor Mr. Griswold.

 

Friday, March 6

A World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 6th at 9:00 am at St. John's Lutheran Church in Richland Center, with Five Points Lutheran presenting the lesson. All are welcome to attend.

 

Join the Women of St. John's Lutheran Church of Boscobel on Friday, March 6th for World Day of Prayer at 1:00pm.  Please contact Carolyn by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

 

Girl Scouts Troop 2935 will host a Cookie Stand on Friday, March 6th from 4:00 -7:00 pm at Walmart.  Stop by and pick up all your favorite Girl Scouts cookies.

 

St. Luke's Church in Plain will host a Family-Style Fish Fry on Friday, March 6th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.

 

Saturday, March 7

The First Lutheran Church of Lone Rock will be holding the March Bake Shop on Saturday, March 7th from 8:00 - 11:00 am. The Breakfast Special is Ham & Cheese Scramble with roasted potatoes. 

 

Girl Scouts Troop 2935 will host a Cookie Stand on Saturday, March 7th from 9:00 - 3:00 at Walmart.  Stop by and pick up all your favorite Girl Scouts cookies.

 

In conjunction with the Creative Communities Art Canvas Project, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host and art discussion and workshop on Saturday, March 7th from 10:00 - 4:00.  Participants receive a 6-inch-by-6-inch art canvas to artistically interpret a famous nature quote. For details and how to participate visit kvr.state.wi.us/art. or call 608-625-2960 with questions.

 

The Franklin Lodge of Lone Rock will host its Annual Potato Soup and Chili Supper on Saturday, March 7th 

starting at 5:00 pm.  Cost is $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 5-12 and under 4 are free.  Proceeds will go to the Lone Rock Community Food Pantry and Walk With GRACE.

 

The Richland County Performing Arts Council is proud to announce that you can get your tickets in person for Vic Ferrari Symphony on the Rocks at the City Auditorium box office every Saturday morning from 8:00 - Noon until the concert on March 21.

 

Knights of Columbus Bingo will take place on Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 pm at the Richland Community Center. All are wlecome.

 

Sunday, March 8

The Spring Green Knights of Columbus will host a Pancake Breakfast for Seminarian Scott Emerson on Sunday, March 8th from 7:30 - 10:30 am at St. John's Catholic Church of Spring Green.  Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10.

 

The Ithaca Lions 8-Pin Tap will take place on Sunday, March 8th at the Phoenix Center. Shifts are at 10:00 am, 12:30 pm and 3:00. Adults are $10 and children are $6. Advance sign up available at the Phoenix Center by calling 649-7469.

 

A final Futsol Event will take place on Sunday, March 8th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Richland Cetner High School Gym.  Food, Trophies and more. Call Joe Stadler at 475-0626 if you plan on attending.

Monday, March 9

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

 

The Lone Rock Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, March 9th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the Lone Rock Elementary. The pantry serves families whose children attend Lone Rock Elementary and citizens of Lone Rock.

 

Tuesday, March 10

The Avoca United Methodist Church's Men's Club will host its annual Pancake Supper on Tuesday, March 10th from 4:30 - 7:00 pm.  Cost is a free will offering.

 

The Lone Rock Catholic Church will host a Chili and Chicken Noodle Supper on Tuesday, March 10th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm. Cost is $7 and children 5 and under are free.

 

The Annual Riverdale Faculty Basketball Game will take place on Tuesday, March 10th at 6:30 pm at the Riverdale High School gymnasium.  Admission is $2 with proceeds to benefit the Class of 2016 Prom.  There will be door prizes and plenty of fun for the family.

 

Wednesday, March 11

Our House Senior Living and Blood Centers of Wisconsin will host a blood drive on Wednesday, March 11th from 1:00 - 5:00 pm.

 

Schmitt Woodland Hills, along with area churches, will once again host a series of five Lenten Services in the second floor Activity Room.  The second service will take place on Wednesday, March 11th at 7:00 pm and be lead by Pastor Jan Starr.  For more information, contact John Tews at 647-8931.

 

Thursday, March 12

The Annual Understanding Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia and Memory Loss Workshop featuring Lori La Bey will hold two sessions in March.  Session one will be held on Thursday, March 12th from 8:30 - 3:00 in the Fred Lenz Conference Center at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in Fennimore. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Call Becky at 608-723-4288 with questions.  the second session will take place on Friday, March 13th from 8:30 - Noon in Grandview Hall at Oak Park Place in Madison. Cost is $30.  Call 608-232-3400 with questions.

 

Friday, March 13

Ocooch Mountain Humane Society will host a Bake Sale on Friday, March 13th from 9:00 am until gone in the Lobby of the Richland County Bank.

 

Schmitt Woodland Hills, along with Blood Centers of Wisconsin, will host a blood drive on Friday, March 13th from 10:00 - 2:00 in the activity room.

 

The W.H. Bennett Womans Relief Corp will hold a meeting on Friday, March 13th at 11:00 am in the at the Brewer Science Library.

 

Saturday, March 14

Girl Scouts Troop 2935 will host a Cookie Stand on Saturday, March 14th from 9:00 -3:00 at Walmart.  Stop by and pick up all your favorite Girl Scouts cookies.

 

The 1st River Valley Technology Fair will be held on Saturday, March 14th from 10:00 - 2:00 in the River Valley High School Cafeteria. Stop by and see the creative ways people in the River Valley area are using technology in schools, businesses and for personal use. This event is free and open to the public.

 

Avoca's St. Patrick's Parade will take place on Saturday, March 14th at 1:00 pm.

 

A benefit for Rick Hendricks will take place on Saturday, March 14th at Yoder's Rockville Bar in Potosi.  Rick underwent open heart surgery in December to receive an LVAD as a temporary solution while awaiting a heart transplant. The benefit will begin at 5:00 pm with food, an auction at 7:00, live music at 9:00 and much more. Contact Penny Sacheli for more information at 778-7275 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Heartland Credit Union in Lancaster will be taking monetary donations in Rick's name.

 

Sunday, March 15

St. Anthony's Knights of Columbus will host a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 15th from 8:00 am - Noon in the Parish Hall.

 

Ss. Anthony and Philip Church of Highland will host its St. Pat's Dinner on Sunday, March 15th.  Mass will be held at 9:00 am with serving from 10:30 - 1:30. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children 6-12. Enjoy other activities such as raffles, various exhibits, Plants a Plenty Workshops and tours of the church. 

 

Tuesday, March 17

There will be a Wisconsin Secure and Community American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 17th from 11:00 - 4:00 in the M Building in Boscobel.  To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or register online at redcrossblood.org.

 

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Boscobel on Tussday, March 17th from 11:30 - 12:30 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

 

Our House Senior Living in Richland Center will host a St. Patrick's Day Bingo on Tuesday, March 17th at 1:30 pm.

 

There will be a free Diabetes Support Group at the Richland Hospital on Tuesday, March 17th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

 

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

 

Wednesday, March 18

A Red Cross Blood Drive will take place on Wednesday, March 18th from 11:30 - 5:30 at the Richland Community Center. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org

 

The Richland County Health and Human Services-Public Health will offer an Immunization Clinic on Wednesday, March 18th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Community Services Building. Please note this is the 3rd Wednesday of the month, not the normal 2nd Wednesday.  These clinics offer all routine childhood vaccines to children covered by BadgerCare or don't have vaccine coverage.

 

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a free community meal on Wednesday, March 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.

 

Schmitt Woodland Hills, along with area churches, will once again host a series of five Lenten Services in the second floor Activity Room.  The second service will take place on Wednesday, March 18th at 7:00 pm and be lead by Pastor Barbara S. Miller.  For more information, contact John Tews at 647-8931.

 

Thursday, March 19

Vernon County Health Department will host an Immunization Clinic on Thursday, March 19th from 9:00 - 11:30 am and 4:30 - 6:00 pm in Viroqua at the Health Department. Immunizations are available for those that are uninsured, have Medicaid, BadgerCare or do not have vaccine coverage. A $2 donation is requested.

 

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

 

Saturday, March 21

Girl Scouts Troop 2935 will host a Cookie Stand on Saturday, March 21st from 9:00 -3:00 at Walmart.  Stop by and pick up all your favorite Girl Scouts cookies.

 

Sunday, March 22

The Riverdale Communities Education Foundation will host a Bowling Tournament Fundraiser on Sunday, March 22nd at Boscobel Bowl and Banquet. Shifts are at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm. Cost is $15 for 3 games.  Enjoy door prizes and raffles.  Pre-register by calling Boscobel Bowl at 375-2200 or Greg Kinney at 537-2359, or register the day of the event.

 

Monday, March 23

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

 

The Boscobel Rescue Squad Corned Beef and Cabbage will take place on Monday, March 21st from 4:00 until gone at the Boscobel Fire and Rescue Squad station.  Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and children 5 and under are free.

 

Tuesday, March 24

A GriefShare Support Group will be held at the Spring Green Community Church on Tuesdays, March 24 through Tuesday, June 2 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.  People may join the group at any time . Anyone who would like to pre-register for this event or get more information may call the church at 588-2442.  More information may also be found on the church web site www.sgcommunitychurch.org or the GriefShare website at www.griefshare.org.

 

Wednesday, March 25

Partners of the Richland Hospital will host a Books Are Fun Sale on Wednesday, March 25th from 9:00 - 3:00. 

 

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Gays Mills on Wednesday, March 25th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm at the Community Building.

 

Schmitt Woodland Hills, along with area churches, will once again host a series of five Lenten Services in the second floor Activity Room.  The second service will take place on Wednesday, March 25th at 7:00 pm and be lead by Joan Bethke.  For more information, contact John Tews at 647-8931.

 

Thursday, March 26

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

 

The Richland Hospital will host a Blood Drive for Blood Center of Wisconsin on Thursday, March 26th from 11:00 - 4:00 pm in Pippin Hall at the Hospital. To make an appointment, call Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321 ext. 2413, or sign up online at www.bcw.edu/richland

 

The Richland County Health and Human Services-Public Health will offer an Immunization Clinic on Wednesday, March 26th from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the Community Services Building.  These clinics offer all routine childhood vaccines to children covered by BadgerCare or don't have vaccine coverage.

 

Friday, March 27

The Richland County Veterans Memorial Building Committee will host a brat stand on Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28 at Krause Monument.

 

Saturday, March 28

The Lone Rock American Legion Post 383 Auxiliary will host the 3rd Annual Cabin Fever Dance for Vets Roll on Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 -11:00 pm at the Lone Rock Community Hall.  Enjoy music from Penguin Pat DJ at 2:00 pm and TKO Band at 7:00. Other activities include raffles, auctions, meat paddles and bingo. for more information, call Lisa at 929-4690.

 

Monday, March 30

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Highland on Monday, March 30th from 4:30 - 5:30 pm at Ss. Anthony and Philip Church.

 

Tuesday, March 31

The Richland Hospital will sponsor a Golf Conditioning program on Tuesday, March 31st from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Richland Center High School.  Dave Knight will run the program to help with proper conditioning to get your golf swing off to a strong start.  Cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. A team of 6 will cost $75 in advance or $90 at the door, when registered together. For more information, contact Sharon Panske at 647-6321 etx. 2432.