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Monday, July 28

Officials in Richland County's Akan Township would like to alert the motoring public that Elderberry Drive in Akan Township will be closed Monday through Wednesday, July 28 through July 30th, to allow the road to be blacktopped. Local traffic only will be allowed on the road during the work.

The Richland Hospital will hold free blood pressure checks on Monday, July 28th from Noon - 4:00 pm.

Pre-register by July 30th for the Riverdale Communities Education Foundation's Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, August 2nd at the Hickory Grove Golf Course.  Registration begins at 9:00 with tee time at 10:00 am. Cost is $40 for 9 holes, cart and lunch as 4-person best ball. Pre-register by calling Greg Kinney at 537-2359.

The Beulah Weslayan Church Vacation bible School will take place July 28th - August 1st from 5:30 - 8:00 pm each night. Children in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade are welcome.  For more information, please call Pastor Dennis or Sela jones at 647-4695.

The River Valley School Fair Building is nearly complete and is in need of 4 loads of nice fill material for site grading. If anyone is able to donate fill material, please call Tim Johnson at 588-4545.

 

Tuesday, July 29

The Brewer Public Library's Fizz, Boom, Read! Grand Finale will take place onTuesday, July 29th from 10:00-11:30 am at the Community Center.  Juggler, Doug the Jug will show off his extraordinary juggling feats. This is a free program and is open to Summer Library Program participants of all ages. 

A Sheriff Forum will be held on Tuesday, July 29th at 7:00 pm at the Coppertop Theatre at UW-Richland.

Pro-Build Richland Center supports Walk With Grace with raffle tickets to win a children’s playhouse through August 7th. Tickets are $10 each or 5 for $40 and available at Burnstads, Center Café, Walsh’s Ace, Ed’s Family Foods and Pro-Build. All proceeds go to GRACE.

 

Wednesday, July 30

The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will host a Burger Night on Wednesday, July 30th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Muscoda's Railroad Park.  Proceeds will go to Muscoda's Veteran's Memorial to replace the Cracked US Flag Pole.

 

Thursday, July 31

The Richland Hospital will hold a Blood Drive with the Blood Center of Wisconsin on Thursday, July 31st from 11:00 - 4:00 in Pippin Hall of the hospital.  To make an appointment, contact Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321 ext. 2413. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

Richland County Fair premium books can be picked up at local financial institutions, the Brewer Public Library, the UW Extension Office and the Richland County Fair Office. Deadline for entries is August 1.

 

Saturday, August 2

The Richland Hospital will hold a Childbirth Preparation Class on Saturday, August 2nd from 8:30 - 4:30. For more information, contact the Birth Center at 647-6321.

The Riverdale Communities Education Foundation will host a Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, August 2nd at the Hickory Grove Golf Course.  Registration begins at 9:00 am with tee time at 10:00 am. Cost is $40 for 9 holes, cart and lunch as 4-person best ball. For more information, call Greg Kinney at 537-2359.

The Ithaca Cheerleaders will host a brat stand and bake sale on Saturday, August 2nd from 10:00 - 3:00 at Inspired Innovations.

The 2nd Annual Show and Shine Car Show will take place on Saturday, August 2nd from 11:00 - 3:00 at Grandview Family Worship. Cars will begin parking at 9:30 am. Entry fee is a free will donation. Enjoy music, food, and entertainment. For more information, visit www.richlandcenterag.com,  or call 647-3350.

 

Sunday, August 3

The 92nd annual Braithwaite reunion will take place on Sunday, August 3rd at 1:00 pm at the American Legion Clubroom.  Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service.

 

Monday, August 4

The Lone Rock Congregational Church will hold Vacation Bible School August 11-15 from 9:00 - 11:30 am for ages 4 years to 6th grade.  A $5 donation per child is appreciated and registration is required. To register, contact Joanne Jackson at 583-2259.

 

Wednesday, August 6

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, August 6th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.

Make your reservation today for the Richland Center Women's Connection's "Making Your Heart Merry" Breakfast Buffet on Tuesday, August 12th at 9:15 am at the White House. Cost is $9 to enjoy music by Mildred Kelly, as well as her talk on "Healing for a Hanicapped Heart." For reservations, contact Phyllis at 536-3762 or Beth Ann at 647-5491 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Register by 4:30 August 6th for LOOK GOOD....FEEL BETTER. The next session will be at the Richland Hospital on Thursday, August 7th. Time is set by appointment. To register, please call Rita at 647-6096.

 

 

Thursday, August 7

The Ancestors of Richland Co. Hills (ARCH) genealogy club and guests will meet on Thursday, August 7th at 5:30 pm at the Brewer Library History Room. Jerry Schell will be presenting on cheese making, cheese factories and cheese inspecting. All are welcome.

 

 

Friday, August 8

The Hillsboro Charity Tractor Pull Pro Champions Tour will take place on Friday and Saturday, August 8 and 9 at the Hillsboro Firemen's Park at 6:00 pm. Admission is $15 per day, children 10 and under are free.  For more information, visit www.charitypull.com or call 608-558-1528.

Friends of the Kraemer Library and Community Center in Plain will sponsor "Party in the Pavilion" on Friday, August 8th from 7:30 - 9:00 pm in the Plain Community Park Pavilion.  Enjoy music from Better Daze and bring a picnic supper.

 

Saturday, August 9

Ss Anthony and Philip Church in Highland will host a Giant Garage and Bake sale on Saturday, August 9th from 8:00 - 11:00 am. for a list of items, visit www.ssanthonyandphilip.com/activities

 

Sunday, August 10

Vacation Bible School for all ages, will be held at Faith United Methodist Church, Salem Ridge, LaFarge, August 10-14 from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  Contact Crystal at 608-625-4021 for more information.

 

Monday, August 11

The Wisconsin Secure Program Facility in Boscobel will host a Red Cross blood drive on Monday, August 11th from 11:00 - 4:00 in the M Building. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are welcome.

The Richland Hospital will offer Free Blood PRessure Checks on Monday, August 11th from Noon-4:00. For more information, contact Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321.

Registration is open for the Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge Triathalon, to take place on Saturday, October 4th.  This challenge is a 7-mile Paddle, 14-mile Pedal and 3-mile Run around the Kickapoo Valley Reserve.  To register or for more information, visit kvr.state.wi.us/damchallenge.

 

Wednesday, August 13

Richland County Health and Human Services-Public Health will host an Immunization Clinic on Wednesday, August 13 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Community Services Building.  This clinic will offer all routine childhood vaccinations to children covered by BadgerCare or who do not have vaccine coverage.

 

Friday, August 15

The 51st Annual Badger Team and Gas Engine Show will take place Friday - Sunday, August 15-17 from 8:00 - 5:00 each day, at S3347 Sand Road in Baraboo.  Admission is $8 and children under 12 are free.  Various events will take place throughout the weekend. For more information visit www.badgersteamandgas.com.

 

Saturday, August 16

Baraboo High School Soccer presents Soccerfest 2014 on Saturday, August 16th at Steinhorst Park. Registration opens at 8:30 am and events start at 9:00. Registration includes lunch and a tshirt. Cost is $20 for those not in the Baraboo School District. For more information, contact Bob Geenen at 608-355-7641 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tuesday, August 19

The Richland Hospital will offer a free Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, August 19th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

 

Wednesday, August 20

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, August 20th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.

 

Saturday, August 23

The Hillpoint First Responders and Amish Community Blood Drive will be held on Saturday, August 23rd from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Hllpoint VFW Hall.  To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org

RC Lions Club will host a Brat Stand on Saturday, August 23rd from 11:00 - 2:00 at Ed's Family Foods. Proceeds will help in the funding of Children's Vision Programs, eye glass assistance, park shelters, Little Free Libraries and much more.  They will also be accepting old eyeglasses for recycling.

 

Monday, August 25

The Richland Hospital will offer Free Blood PRessure Checks on Monday, August 25th from Noon-4:00. For more information, contact Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321.

 

Tuesday, August 26

The Richland Hospital will offer a Safe-Sitter Class on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 26th adn 27th from 8:00 - 2:30. For more information, contact Cindy Hying at 647-6321.

 

Thursday, August 28

Richland County Health and Human Services-Public Health will host an Immunization Clinic on Thursday, August 28 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the Community Services Building.  This clinic will offer all routine childhood vaccinations to children covered by BadgerCare or who do not have vaccine coverage.