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Thursday, March 23

Community First Bank will hold a bake sale on Thursday, March 23rd, and Friday, March 24th, at the bank. All proceeds will go to GRACE.

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.

Richland County Health and Human Services will hold a children's vaccination clinic on Thursday, March 23rd, from 1:00-4:30 at the Health and Human Services Building.

Sign-up forms are now available for Summer Riverdale Youth 3rd-8th Grade Baseball and Softball. Forms are available at the Riverdale Middle School and High School. Those interested are to sign-up before March 29th. For more information call Butch Layton at 604-1429 or Mark Couey at 475-9696.

The 5th Annual Garden Expo, sponsored by Continuing Education and Master Gardeners Ect., will take place on Saturday, March 25th, at the UW-Richland Wallace Student Center from 9:00-4:00. Those attending will learn how to start and manage a garden. Pre-Registration may be done in person by visiting room 428 in Melvill Hall, or by calling 647-6186 ext. 4 Monday through Friday from 8:00-4:30.  Cost including lunch will be $10 for those who pre-register or $12 at the door. A Food preservation workshop will be available at the expo as well. Cost for the class is $20. Other events include door prizes, and raffles.

Door of Hope will hold a special presentation on Saturday, April 8th, at the Westby Living Waters Bible Camp. The event will start with a social time at 5:30. Dinner will be served at 6:00 and the presentation will begin at 7:00. Tickets for the dinner are $16 per person. Dinner tickets can be purchased at Door of Hope. Dinner tickets must be purchased before March 24th.

Friday, March 24

St. John's Lutheran Church in Richland Center will host a rummage sale for GRACE on Friday, March 24th, from 9:00-2:00 and Saturday, March 25th, from 8:00-1:00 at the church. All proceeds from the sale will go to GRACE.

A raffle sponsored by PALS is taking place. Raffle tickets can be purchased at Lone Stop Shell in Lone Rock and at Grandma Marys in Arena. The raffle drawing will take place April 1st at 10:00 at the Lone Rock Community Building. Tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5.

The Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua will return to Richland Center Saturday, April 8th, at the Richland Center High School. Advance tickets are available at Gordy's Market and Walsh's Ace and online at bigtop.org.

Saturday, March 25

The Nascar Fans United GRACE team will hold a craft and direct sales fair on Saturday, March 25th, from 9:00-3:00 at the Phoenix Center.

The Logan Olson 9-Pin Tap Bowling Tournament will be held on Saturday, March 25th, at the Phoenix Center. Shifts at 9:45, 12:30 and 3:15 are available. Cost per person is $12. There will also be a Chinese auction and a 50/50 raffle.

The Village of Avoca will hold a benefit for the Brennum Girls on Saturday, March 25th. The event will feature a pulled pork dinner beginning at 12:00 at Joni's Food and Spirits in Avoca. Cost is $10 for adults, children 6 to 10 $5, and free for children under 5. The afternoon will also include meat paddles and raffles. The group "Burning Bridges" will provide musical entertainment. A live auction will start at 3:00 with music to continue afterward. Proceeds from the event will go to the assist the Brennum family with Mary's funeral expenses.

The Richland Center High School Girls Soccer Alumni Game will be played on Saturday, March 25th, at 5:00 at the Athletic Complex. If in case of inclement weather the game will be played in the RCHS Fieldhouse. A potluck dinner to follow the game.

Upland Hills Health Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs will hold a Spring Fling Dance on Saturday, March 25th, from 5:30-7:30 at Dodger Bowl in Dodgeville. Music will be provided by the Dodgeville German Band. There will also be a cash bar at the dance. The event is free and open to the public. Those attending are asked to bring a non perishable food item for the Iowa County Food Pantry. For more information, call 608-930-7160.

Sunday, March 26

The Richland Center Knights of Columbus will serve a breakfast buffet on Sunday, March 26th, from 8:30-12:00, at St Mary of the Assumption Parish in Richland Center. There will be a free will offering. Everyone is welcome to attend. Proceeds will go toward local Patriotism Projects sponsored by the KC 4th Degree Assembly.

The community of Clyde will hold a chili chicken noodle dinner at the Clyde Community Center on Sunday, March 26th, from 11:00-2:00.  Cost for adults is $6, children age 5-10 are $3 and kids 4 and under are free. Carry outs will be available.

The La Valle Sportsmans Club will hold a chicken and pork smelt feed on Sunday, March 26th, from 11:00-7:00 at Club Chapparal in La Valle. The all-you-can-eat meal is $12 for adults, $5 for kids 5-12, and free for children 4 and under. There will also be raffles prizes. Proceeds will go toward community projects. For more information call Al Harrison at 464-7235.

Monday, March 27

Richland FIT will hold a meeting on Monday, March 27th, from 12:00-1:00 at the Richland County Health and Human Services Building. Those attending will help work on strategies to help build a healthier Richland County. Everyone is invited to attend. Lunch will be served at the event. Registration is required by March 17th. For more information on how to register call 649-5968.

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, March 27th, from 12:00-4:00.

The Brewer Public Library will hold Kids' STEM Workshops on Monday, March 27th at the library. There will be two programs taking place at 4:00 and 6:00. Children will take part in building a moving toy bridge. The program is free and open to children of all ages.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, March 27th, at Ss. Anthony and Phillip Church in Highland at 4:30.

The Friendship Quilters Guild will meet Monday evening, March 27th, at 7:00 in the lower level of Schmitt Woodland Hills. All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, March 28

The Immanuel Marion Church in Woodland, WI will hold a soup/sandwich supper on Tuesday, March 28th, from 3:30-7:00 at the church. Cost for adults is $7, and kids 4 and under are free. There will also be raffles, a bake sale and crafts available for purchase. For more information call 608-533-2127.

The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will sponsor the Riverdale Babe Ruth Baseball Spaghetti Supper on Tuesday, March 28th, from 4:00-7:30 at the Muscoda Village Hall. A free will offering will be taken. Proceeds will go toward the upcoming summer baseball season.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, March 28th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

Wednesday, March 29

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with several local churches will present a Lenten Service to be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the second-floor activity room on Wednesday, March 29th, at 7:00. The service will include music, a message, and time for fellowship. Guest speaker Joan Bethke will deliver the message. An offering for Passages will also be taken at the service. For more information call John Tews at 647-8931.

Thursday, March 30

The Richland Junior Bowlers will hold an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet fundraiser on Thursday, March 30th, from 4:30-7:30 at the Phoenix Center. Cost for adults is $9 and kids 10 and under are $5. There will also be raffles at the event. Proceeds will go to the Richland Junior Bowlers Scholarship Fund.

Saturday, April 1

A Toddler Tech class will be held at the Brewer Public Library on Saturday, April 1st, from 10:00-1:00. For more information call the Brewer Public Library at 647-6444.

The Boscobel Fire Department will hold a fireworks fundraiser on Saturday, April 1st, at 2:00 at the Pour House in Boscobel. There will also be raffles, door prizes and more.

The Viola American Legion Auxiliary will serve a chicken noodle supper on Saturday, April 1st, at the Viola Legion Hall from 4:30-6:30. Cost for adults is $7 and children 10 and under are $3. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will go toward Kickapoo senior scholarships.

Sunday, April 2

The Vernon County Democratic Party will hold an event on Sunday, April 2nd, at 5:00 at Gasser's Bar and Grill in Viroqua. Joe Heim, UW-La Crosse Political Science/Public Administration Emeritus Professor, will be the keynote speaker. The event will also include a meal and performance by the SOUP improv group of Viroqua. A suggested donation of $10 is requested. Reservations, noting meat or vegetarian choice, are to be made by calling 637-7710 or 632-0224.

Monday, April 3

A Red Cross Blood Drive will take place on Monday, April 3rd, from 1:00-6:00 at the Plain American Legion. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

Tuesday, April 4

Partners of the Richland Hospital will hold a collective goods sale on Tuesday, April 4th, from 9:00-3:00 at the hospital. For more information call Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321.

Thursday, April 6

The UW-Richland International Club will hold a Feast of Nations event on Thursday, April 6th, at 6:00 in the Roadrunner CafĂ© on campus. A dinner featuring dishes from around the world will be served. There will also be a silent auction. All proceeds from the event will go to the UW-Richland International Club. Tickets are $12 for adults, students are $10, and children 10 and under are free.  Tickets can be purchased by calling Jessica at 647-6186.

The Taliesin Preservation Second Annual Tour du Taliesin cycling event will be held on Sunday, May 21st.  Choose from four different route options: 20, 40, 60 and 100 mile routes are available. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by visiting taliesinpreservation.org. For more information on the event call 608-588-7900.

Saturday, April 8

The 12th Annual Hillsboro Area Easter Community Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 8th, from 11:00-1:30 at the Hillsboro High School cafeteria. The event is sponsored by the St. Aloysius and St. Jerome Parishioners & Neighbors. Everyone is invited to attend. Carry-outs will be available by calling 489-3110 or 464-3920 before 6:00 PM on Friday, April 7th.

Monday, April 10

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, April 10th, from 12:00-4:00.

The 2017 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Tractor Ride will be held on Saturday, June 17th. Cost per tractor is $25 or $20 to ride the people mover. Lunch will be included. For more information, contact Darlene Turnmire at 604-4240.

Tuesday, April 11

The Spring Green Community Church will hold a grief support group on Tuesday, April 11th, from 6:30-8:30 at the Spring Green Community Church. The group meets monthly the second Tuesday of each month.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 11th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

Wednesday, April 12

Home Health United will hold a special drop in grief support group on Wednesday, April 12th. The special program will offer advice to help adults guide children through grief. The group will meet from 9:00-10:30 at the Richland County Courthouse. The free program is for adults and no registration is required. For more information call 1-877-356-4514 or visit homehealthunited.org.

The Richland Hospital will host a Newborn Education Class on Wednesday, April 12th, from 6:00-9:00 at the hospital. To register or for more information contact the Richland Hospital Birth Center by calling 647-6321.

Thursday, April 13

A blood drive for the Blood Center of Wisconsin will be held on Thursday, April 13th, in the lower level of the Richland Hospital from 11:00-4:00. Walks-ins are welcome.

W.H. Bennett unit #71 Woman's Relief Corp will meet Thursday, April 13th, at 11:00 in the upstairs section of the Brewer Public Library. For more information call Bessie at 647-6658.

Friday, April 14

Easter Bake Sale Details: Lone Rock American Legion Auxiliary #383 will hold an Easter Bake Sale on Friday, April 14th, from 8:30-5:00 at Royal Bank in Lone Rock. Cakes, cookies, pies and more will be available for purchase.

Wednesday, April 15

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with several local churches will present a Lenten Service to be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the second-floor activity room on Wednesday, April 15th, at 7:00. The service will include music, a message, and time for fellowship. Guest speaker Pastor Jan Starr will deliver the message. An offering for Passages will also be taken at the service. For more information call John Tews at 647-8931.

Tuesday, April 18

The Richland Hospital will host a free diabetes support group on Tuesday, April 18th, from 2:00-3:00 in Pippin Hall 1. There will be a short presentation during the meeting, and a time to share healthy recipes.

The La Farge Wellness Fair will take place on Tuesday, April 18th, from 3:00-6:00 at the La Farge High School. Those attending will learn about local health and wellness opportunities. Food and refreshments will be available, and there will be a raffle drawing at 5:45.

The village of Lone Rock community wide rummage and church sales will be held Thursday, April 27th through Saturday, April 29th. Those interested in participating are asked to call 583-5711. You can also visit Royal Bank in Lone Rock and fill out a form. There is a $5 fee for the ad and to be included on the map. The deadline to sign-up is Monday, April 24th.

Wednesday, April 19

The Richland Hospital will hold a Senior Expo event at the Richland Center Community Center on Wednesday, April 19th, from 9:00-2:00. For more information call 647-2911.

The Richland Hospital will offer a free labor support class on Wednesday, April 19th, from 6:00-9:00 at the Richland Hospital. Registration is requested by calling 647-6321.

The Richland Hospital will hold a coaches dinner at the White House in Richland Center on Wednesday evening, April 19th, at 6:00. For more information call 647-6321.

Saturday, April 22

The Multiple Sclerosis and Ben Nondorf Scholarship 8-Pin Tap Bowling Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, at Tower Junction in Montfort, WI. Sign up for either the 10:30, 1:00, or 3:30 shift. Cost for a doubles team is $30. Sign up by calling Tower Junction at 608-943-6061.

The Harmonie's Hope JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Team Tractor Ride will take place on Saturday, June 17th, at 9:00. The ride will begin at the Boaz Community Park. Cost per tractor is $25. There will also be wagons available for others to ride on. Cost per adult wagon rider is $20, and $11 per child wagon rider. Each Ticket also includes a meal, but additional meals may be purchased for $10 each. To register or sign-up call 608-604-4240. Tractors and wagons will travel 50 miles from Boaz to Soldiers Grove. There will also be door prizes at the event.

Monday, April 24

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, April 24th, from 12:00-4:00.

Tuesday, April 25

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 25th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

Sunday, April 30

The Buena Vista Wonder Workers 4-H Club will hold an ice cream social on Sunday, April 30th, from 11:00-1:00 at the Gotham Town Hall. Cost for a meal is $7 for adults, $5 for kids age 6-10 and $1 for children under 5. You can also buy just the dessert for $2 or $3 for dessert, ice cream and a beverage. Carry-outs will be available. Pies will also be on sale at the event.

Saturday, May 6th

Richland County will hold an electronic recycling collection on Saturday, May 6th, from 9:00-12:00 at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Cost per electronic will vary. Some items being accepted include: televisions, computer equipment, stereos, speakers, lights, heaters, and microwaves. For more information call 647-6859.

Tuesday, May 9

The Spring Green Community Church will hold a grief support group on Tuesday, May 9th, from 6:30-8:30 at the Spring Green Community Church. The group meets monthly the second Tuesday of each month.