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Saturday, August 27

With today's additional rain of over 1” added to already saturated grounds around the area, and high water levels, some of today's activities have been canceled.

    * The Schreiber golf outing.

     *The Rhythm on the River event, sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway, scheduled for Saturday  and Sunday, August 27th and 28th, at Pecks Landing.

     *The fireworks scheduled at Hub City.


Mick Memorial Park in Hub City will host a number of activities through Sunday, August 28th. Saturday the softball tourney will continue. The softball tournament concludes Sunday along with a Euchre tournament and a chicken barbecue at 11:00. The ATV races have been cancelled and will not be held as part of the event.


Autumn Fest sponsored by Blue River Fire and Rescue will take place this weekend in Blue River through Sunday, August 28th. Activities including a fastpitch tournament, tractor pull, euchre tournament, and a bounce house for kids. Sunday, a parade will be held at 2:00. There will be wristband specials thru Sunday. No carry-ins please.


Sunday, August 28

Families in southwest Wisconsin who may benefit from receiving free backpacks and school supplies are to make note of a distribution event planned in Dodgeville. The Coalition of Motorcycle Clubs will be offering the back-to-school items on Sunday, August 28th from 10:00 until 2:00 or until supplies last at the corner of Highway 18 and North Bequette Street across from the old Wal-Mart parking lot. Anyone in need of backpacks and supplies are welcome. Those who would like support the effort can also drop off book bags or school supplies at RC Cycle or Shawn's Auto Repair & Performance in downtown Richland Center.


A merchandise trap shoot will be held at Hillpoint Rod and Gun Club on Sunday, August 28th from 11:00-5:00. There will also be concessions and paddle raffles. All proceeds from the event will go to support the Weston High School Trap Team. For more information call call Jerry at 608-960 7010 or Heidi at 414-436-3218.


St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Loreto Ridge will hold a festival and shelter dedication on Sunday, August 28th. The event will start off with mass at 10:30. A BBQ dinner will be served from 11:30-2:30. Carry outs will be available. Cost is $12 for adults, children 5-12 $5, and kids 4 and under are free. There will also be entertainment all day.


St. Mary's Keyesville will be hosting a Parish Family Reunion Potluck Picnic on Sunday, August 28th, from 10:30-3:00. All parishioners-past, present and future are invited to attend. If you can't bring a dish to pass there will be a free will offering. The church will serve hamburgers, brats, hotdogs, and drinks. There will be games for all ages inside and out.


The Richland County Fair is looking for nominations for this year's Centenarians. If you would like to nominate someone you can visit the Richland County Fair office or call Carla Doudna at 647-6859.


Tuesday, August 30

A Muscoda Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, August 30th at Kratochwill Building from 12:00-6:00. Those who donate blood will receive a $5 Amazon gift code and a coupon for a free pint of Culver's frozen custard.


The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold their distribution on Tuesday, August 30th, from 4:00-5:30 at the Lighthouse Chapel.


Wednesday, August 31

Luminaries from the Walk With GRACE can be picked up at the Grace Office on Wednesdays from 10:00-2:00.


The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will be serving burgers in the park on Wednesday, August 31st, at Muscoda's Railroad Park from 4:00-8:00.


Thursday, September 1

The Richland Hospital will host an Autumn Blooms Sale Thursday and Friday, September 1st, and 2nd in the hospital main entrance. Thursday's hours will run from 7:00-5:00 and Friday will run from 7:00-3:00 or until sold out.


The Brewer Public Library will host Baby Storytime Thursday mornings at 10:30. Those attending will read books, sing, and have the opportunity to meet other area parents.


The Ancestors of Richland County Hills (ARCH) genealogy club and guests will meet on Thursday, September 1st, at 5:45, at the Vernon County Museum in Viroqua. Those looking to car pool, are asked to meet at the Brewer Public Library by 5:00.


Partners of the Richland Hospital will be having their fall Autumn Blooms flower sale on Thursday, September 1st, from 7:00-5:00 and on Friday, September 2nd, from 7:00-3:00 or until sold out. Located at the front entrance of the Richland Hospital.


Friday, September 2

The 3rd Annual Caz Summer's End Bash will be held Friday through Sunday, September 2nd through the 4th, at Cazenovia Memorial Park. Events include men's and coed softball, coed grass volleyball, the Cazenovia "TinMan" Competition, music, and a bean bag tourney. No carry-ins. All Proceeds will benefit park renovations.


St. Luke Church of Plain will host a family style fish dry on Friday, September 2nd, from 5:00-8:00. Carry-outs will be available. The church hall is handicapped accessible.


Saturday, September 3

A Bake Shop and Breakfast will be held on Saturday, September 3rd, from 8:00-11:00 at First Lutheran Church in Lone Rock.


The 5th Annual Smiles for a Child Charity Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, September 3rd, at Quail Run Golf Links with a 1:00 tee time. The event is a four person scramble. Cost for nine holes, a cart, and dinner is $40. There will be prizes, a putting contest, a 50/50 raffle and more.


Tuesday, September 6

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold their distribution on Tuesday, September 6th, from 4:00-5:30 at the Lighthouse Chapel.


Wednesday, September 7

The Blue River United Methodist Church will serve a free community supper on Wednesday, September 7th, from 5:00-6:30 at the Blue River Community Building.


Sunday, September 11

The Church of the Nazarene will host a free Gospel Concert on Sunday, September 11th at 10:00. The concert will feature the Dysart Family. A potluck will follow the concert and everyone is invited to attend.


Tuesday, September 13

The Richland Hospital will provide healthy eating tips with a grocery tour at Gordy's Market on Tuesday, August 13th, from 2:00-3:00. Those attending are to meet at Gordy's at 2:00. For more information contact a dietitian at 647-6321.


A Freedom From Smoking program will be held Tuesdays from September 20th through November 1st in the Richland Hospital Pippin Hall. Cost for the program is $25. Registration is due by September 13th. Call 647-6321 and ask for the Respiratory Therapy Department to register.


Wednesday, September 21

The cemetery meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 21st, at the Richland Center American Legion at 5:00.


The Richland Hospital will host a breastfeeding class on Wednesdays September 21st and 28th, from 6:00-9:00. To sign up for the class or for more information contact the birth center at 647-6321.


Sunday, September 25

Rachael's 5K Walk/Run will take place on Sunday, September 25th on the bicycle trail behind Ace Hardware. The run will start at 8:00 with the walk beginning at 8:30. Food and refreshments will be served. Register at Hibbett Sports. Free t-shirts will be given to the first 50 registrations. Cost for registration is $25. For more information call 647-8775. Money raised will go to Passages.


Thursday, October 6

The Richland Hospital will host a Blood Drive in Pippin Hall on Thursday, October 6th, from 11:00-4:00. To schedule an appointment contact Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321 ext. 2413. Walk-ins will also be welcome.







The annual Rhythm on the River, featuring music, paddling and camping will be held Saturday through Sunday (August 27-28) at the Pecks Landing by the Highway 23 Bridge. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway (FLOW), it highlights the beauty of the river.