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Sunday, June 24

The 38th annual Hillsboro Lions Appreciation Dairy Breakfast will take place on Sunday, June 24th from 7:00-11:30 AM at Hillsboro Firemen's Park. A donation of $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under is suggested. Those attending are asked to bring a 16 or 18 oz plastic jar of peanut butter for the Feeding our Cubs program. Other activities include tractor pulls, folk dancers, the Little German Band and more. Miss Wisconsin will also be in attendance.

Knights of Columbus #8946 will present the Cazenovia Area Dairy Breakfast on Sunday, June 24th from 7:00-12:00 at St. Anthony's School near Cazenovia. Cost for adults is $7, kids age 6-12 are $3.50 and children 5 and under are free.

The Ithaca High School Future Business Leaders of America will hold a pie sale at Center Cafe on Sunday, June 24th 8:00 AM until sold out. All proceeds will go to the Ithaca High Schools Future Business Leaders of America in support of the students attending the National Leadership Conference/Competition in Baltimore this summer.

Pine Valley Foundation will hold a picnic fundraiser on Sunday, June 24th at Pine Valley Community Village from 11:30-1:30. Cost for a meal is $10 and $3 for kids. Carry-outs will be available. Music will be provided by the Jim Gorman Band. There will also be a silent auction and raffles.

Monday, June 25

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, June 25th from 12:00-4:00 PM at the hospital.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Highland on Monday, June 25th at Ss. Anthony and Philip Catholic Church at 4:00 PM.

Richland FIT will hold a coalition gathering on Monday, June 25th at 5:00 PM. The meeting will start at the Mill Pond Community Garden. Those attending will also visit the Class of 1968 picnic shelter. RSVP for the meeting by visiting Richland FIT's Facebook page.

The Brewer Public Library will hold a Checkers Tournament on Monday, June 25th and Tuesday, June 26th at the library. Monday's tournament will start at 6:00 PM and Tuesday at 10:00 AM. The tournament is for youth 18 and under. Winners in each age division will receive a $10 prize.

The Viroqua Area Community Band will perform on Monday, June 25th at 6:00 PM at LaFarge Park. The band consists of local band directors and performers.

Hybrid Redneck is looking for volunteers for the upcoming Churning Dirt event on Saturday, June 30th. Volunteers have a chance to raise money for a charity of their choice. There are open time slots available from 2:00-6:00 PM at concessions, selling in the grandstands from 6:00-10:00 PM and for clean up from 8:00-12:00. Volunteers will earn $10 an hour for the choice charity. Sign up by visiting hybridredneck.com and click the volunteer link.

Tuesday, June 26

The Thrift Shop in Richland Center will hold a board meeting on Tuesday, June 26th at 2:00 PM at the shop.

Christ Countryside Ministries will hold its Fearfully and Wonderfully Made STEM Camp Monday, July 9th through Friday, July 13th from 6:00-7:30 PM each evening at the Kilian Meyer Building next to the Richland Center Community Center. The camp will include activities for children to help develop problem solving skills while also exploring faith. Space is limited to 50 kids. To sign up call Daniel at 608-727-4271.

SSM Health at Home will hold a grief support day camp starting on July 14th from 10:00-3:00 at Kr ouskop Park. The camp is for children age 6 to 14. To register or for more information call 1-877-356-4514.

Wednesday, June 27

The Brewer Public Library will hold Everybody Storytime on Wednesday, June 27th at 10:30 AM. Storytime welcomes parents of babies and older children for a half-hour of stories, songs, activities, and a chance to learn early reading skills.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, June 26th in Crawford County at the Gays Mills Community Center at 2:00 PM.

The Muscoda American Legion will serve Burgers in the Park on Wednesday, June 27th at Railroad Park in Muscoda from 4:00-9:00 PM.

Peace and Trinity United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream social on Wednesday, June 27th from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Trinity United Methodist Church in the Schmitt Fellowship Hall.

The Viroqua Area Community Band will perform on Wednesday, June 27th at the shelter in Viola Park at 6:00 PM. The band consists of local band directors and performers.

Registration is now open for Gundersen Medical Foundation's 13th annual Steppin' Out in Pink on Saturday, September 8th at 8:45 AM at Gundersen's La Crosse Campus Walking Trail. Those who sign up before June 30th will pay $15 and also receive a 2018 Steppin' Out in Pink t-shirt. Pre-register by visiting steppinoutinpink.org. For more information on paper registration forms call 775-7647.

Thursday, June 28

The Brewer Public Library will hold Kids Create: All Day Arts and Crafts on Thursday, June 28th from 9:00-8:00. Families are invited to create projects to take home.

The Richland Center Free Methodist Church Faith, Family and Friends Walk with GRACE team will hold a 3-B's event Thursday, June 28th through Saturday, June 30th from 10:00-2:00 each day at Ryan's Auto Sales. There will be brats, a bake sale, and a silent auction with lots of items to bid on featuring gift baskets.

A special information session on becoming a host family for an international student will be held on Thursday, June 28th at 5:00 PM in Melvill Hall on the UW-Richland Campus. UW-Richland International Student Coordinator, Jessica Vodvarka, and Richland Center High School Foreign Exchange Director, Kathy Fry, will present information about being a host family, being a friendship family, exchange organizations, and students awaiting placement for the 2018-19 school year. Everyone is welcome to attend. 

Friday, June 29

The 4th annual Bulldog Bunches Walk With GRACE Wiffleball Tournament, sponsored by the Ithaca Lions, will take place on Friday, June 29th and Saturday, June 30th at Jaxon's Brew Crew Park located at 29096 Willow Creek. The 12 team double elimination tournament will begin on Friday, June 29th at 5:30 PM. Saturday's games will start at 8:00 AM. Cost to enter the tournament is $75. Teams must consist of 10 players age 8 to adult. Other events include a Chinese raffle, lantern launch, silent auction, bean bag tournament and more. For more information call 475-1435.

The Passages on the Pine fundraiser will be held on Friday, July 27th from 4:00-7:00 PM. There will be kayak, canoes and tubes available to rent as well as food and games available at the park. There will also be a raffle for a kayak. You don't need to be present to win. Tickets are 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. For more information call Passages at 647-8775.

Saturday, June 30

The Helping Hannah Benefit Ride will be held on Saturday, June 30th at BD's Eagles Nest in Fennimore. The event will include a scenic motorcycle ride, silent auction, raffles, a live auction and more. Registration for the ride will start at 10:30-11:45 AM. Cost per rider is $10. Money raised will go toward helping pay for medical expenses as Hannah Rosemeyer continues her battle with cancer.

Sunday, July 1

The Old Franklin Township Historical Society will host an open house at the museum on Sunday, July 1st from 1:00-3:00 PM. The open house events will be held every first and third Sunday of the month through September. Two local artists art work, from Plain, will be on display and there will also be a clothing display from the early 1800's. The museum is located at 915 Wachter Ave., Plain.

Monday, July 2

The Viroqua Area Community Band will perform on Monday, July 2nd at Cashton Park at 6:00 PM. The band consists of local band directors and performers.

Tuesday, July 3

Lone Rock will hold its 4th of July celebration on Tuesday, July 3rd and Wednesday, July 4th. Events include a volleyball tournament, Rock County Garden Pullers, music, softball tournament, a 5K Water Run/Walk and more. A fireworks display will take place Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, July 11

Hill Country Classic Power will meet on Wednesday, July 11th at 8:00 PM at the Phoenix Center.

Saturday, July 14

The Kickapoo Valley Scholarship fundraiser will take place on Saturday, July 14th from 3:00-10:00 PM at Liberty Bar, located at 10402 Hwy 56, Viola. Music will be provided by the Crooked Lake String Band with Jamin Barth. There will also be food, raffles, a live auction and more. For more information call 608-732-1330.

Monday, July 16

Child Evangelism Fellowship will be hold a five day summer bible club from Monday, July 16th through Friday, July 20th at the Anderson Shelter in Krouskop Park from 2:00-3:30 PM each day. Children attending the club will take part in bible lessons, sing songs, play games, hear a missionary story, and enjoy a snack. The club is free and open to children age 5-12. For more information call Amy Timm at 608-647-2003.

Tuesday, July 24

Lone Rock Community Library will hold a Space Rocks event on Tuesday, July 24th at 6:00 PM at the Lone Rock Community Hall. Astronomy educator John Heasley will be the guest speaker. John will provide information on meteorites that fall to Earth. There will be samples brought back from the Moon by the Apollo astronauts almost 50 years ago. The event is free and everyone is invited to attend. For more information call 608-583-2034.

Saturday, July 28

The Missfit Dolls will hold a karaoke night at D&D Pub in Yuba on Saturday, July 28th from 8:00-12:00 AM.  Cost to sing is $1 and $5 to have one of the Missfit Dolls sing a song. There will be raffles, merchandise and more.

 Saturday, August 11

Chapter 7 Vietnam Vets will host author, Erin Miller, on Saturday, August 11th from 10:00-2:00 at the Richland Center Veterans Memorial. Erin will share information about her book, Wisconsin's 37. Veterans will demonstrate folding the American flag and there will be a brat stand and more.