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Sunday, December 11

The Richland County Snowmobile Alliance will begin marking trails to Hub City Sunday, December 11th, at 7:00 AM. Interested volunteers can meet at the stop of Stone Quarry Hill off County Trunk N. Those attending are also asked to bring your ATV and trailer if possible. For more information call Norm at 475-1095.

The Little Brown Church of Bear Valley will hold their Christmas service on Sunday, December 11th, at 10:30. Pastor Craig Peach, from the Lone Rock Congregational Church, will deliver the holiday message. Brass in the Pines will provide special music and Barb Persinger will be the accompanist. A coffee/social hour will follow the service. For more information call Joanne Jackson at 647-0622.

Community ping pong will be held at the Richland Center High School on Sunday, December 11th. Those interested in taking part are to meet in the east commons for open play. Community ping pong meets Sundays from 4:00-6:00. Cost for adults is $2 and college students is $1.

The Apostolic Faith Church in Richland Center will hold a Christmas concert on Sunday, December 11th, at 5:00 at the church.

The 2016 Rotary Lights in the Park is open at Krouskop Park. The display operates each night, as weather allows, through December 31st. Walk through viewing runs from 6:00-7:00, with the drive through taking place from 7:00-9:00.

Monday, December 12

The Riverdale Lettermen's Club fruit sale call-in orders will be available for pick up starting Monday, December 12th. All orders must be picked up during the week of December 12th.

Shirley Braithwaite will be playing Christmas music at the Richland Center Senior Center on Monday, December 12th, from 12:00-1:00.

Santa will be at Brewer Public Library to meet children and families on Monday, December 12th, from 4:00-6:30. Children are invited to stop by for a visit, make a craft, and receive a free picture with Santa provided by Anna Arms Photography.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a food distribution in Highland on Monday, December 12th, from 4:30-5:30 at Ss. Anthony and Phillip Church.

The Weston School District invites you to get your photo with Santa on Monday, December 12th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm in the Weston High School Cafeteria.  Free will offering with proceeds going to the Badger Honor Flight Program.

Schmitt Woodland Hills is looking for a volunteer to help transport residents from their rooms to the hair salon. The volunteer will transport residents Wednesdays from 8:15-12:00, but hours may vary depending on the number of appointments. Those interested in volunteering are to call Schmitt Woodland Hills at 647-8931.

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church of Richland Center invites you to the Dickens Dinner on Saturday, December 17th at 6:30 pm.  A gourmet dinner is served in five courses while the story of Dickens' A Christmas Carol is told in five staves.  Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for persons 6–18.  To make your reservation, call (608) 649-6003 and leave a message indicating how many will attend. Or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Lone Rock Community Food Pantry is partnering with "Buckets for Hunger, Incorporated." The program will match 35¢ for every $1 that you donate up to a maximum of $3,000. Every dollar contributed helps to buy about 10 pounds of food through this matching funds program. If you wish to make a donation to the program this year, please make checks payable to "Buckets for Hunger" and send them in care of the Lone Rock Community Food Pantry to P.O. Box 195, Lone Rock WI 53556. Checks to be considered for the program are due by December 20th.

Lone Rock businesses are looking to give back this holiday season by offering a bicycle giveaway. Children from the area can sign up and 2 lucky children will ride away with a new bike. Sign up at D n Z's One Stop in Lone Rock for free. Drawing will be December 21st.

Tuesday, December 13

The next Hillsboro Community Blood Drive will take place on Tuesday, December 13th, from 10:00-4:00 at the Hillsboro Firemen's Community Center. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

The regular meeting of the Boaz Village Board will be held Tuesday evening, December 13th, at 6:00 at the Boaz Community Building Office.

The Spring Green Community Church will hold their monthly grief support group on Tuesday, December 13th, from 6:30-8:30. Those who take part in the support group will share memories and learn about the grief process. For more information contact the church office at 588-2442.

The next SMART Recovery addiction group meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 13th, from 7:00-8:30 in the lower level of the Richland Hospital.

Wednesday, December 14

Home Health United will hold a drop in grief support group for adults who have experienced a loss the second Wednesday of each month at the Richland County Courthouse. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, from 9:00-10:30. No registration is required and there is no cost to attend. The group is supported by the Richland County Veterans Service Office. Military veterans and their adult family members are welcome to attend. For more information call 1-877-356-4514 or visit homehealthunited.org.

The Richland Center VFW Post 2267 and auxiliary will sponsor the Tomah Veterans Hospital fundraiser at the Richland County Bank lobby on Wednesday, December 14th, from 9:00-3:30. All items donated will be taken to the Tomah VA for veterans residing there. Some suggested donation items include hygiene products, blankets, and crossword puzzles. Cash donations will also be accepted. A check will be presented to the Tomah Veterans Hospital along with the items.

Richland County Health and Human Services will hold a flu clinic during the next Immunization Clinic on Wednesday, December 14th, from 1:00-4:30 at the Richland County Health and Human Services Building.

The Jim Gorman Band will perform at the Pine Valley Community Village on Wednesday, December 14th at 2:00 in the community room. All are welcome to attend.

The Brewer Public Library will host a Holiday Concert by violinist Aaron Dettman on Wednesday, December 14th, at 6:00 PM. This free program is open to adults, families, and children.

The Ultimate Christmas Party, sponsored by Christmas Across America will be held at Jefferson Elementary Wednesday evening, December 14th, from 6:00 to 7:00. The event is free and children ages 5 to 12 are invited to enjoy songs, games, a Bible story, and snacks. Parents are also welcome to attend.

Thursday, December 15

The Vernon County Health Department will hold an Immunization Clinic on Thursday, December 15th, from 9:00-11:30 and again from 4:30-6:00 at the Viroqua Health Department. The clinic is for those who are uninsured, have Medicaid, BadgerCare or if their insurance doesn't cover the vaccine. A $2 donation is requested. For more information call 637-5251.

Partners of the Richland Hospital will hold a collective goods sale on Thursday, December 15th, in the Richland Hospital lower level from 9:00-3:00.

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.

Friday, December 16

The Five Points women will hold a bake sale on Friday, December 16th, from 9:00-12:00 at the Richland County Bank.

Saturday, December 17

The Viola United Methodist Church will host a food pantry on Saturday, November 19th from 9:00-11:00. The food pantry runs every third Saturday of the month.

Sunday, December 18

The Apostolic Faith Church in Richland Center will hold their Children's Christmas Program on Sunday, December 18th, at 5:00 at the church.

Wednesday, December 21

The Richland Hospital will hold a free labor support class on Wednesday, December 21st, from 6:00-9:00 at the Richland Hospital. For more information call the Birth Center at 647-6321.

Tuesday, December 27

The next SMART Recovery addiction group meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 27th, from 7:00-8:30 in the lower level of the Richland Hospital.