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Crossroads Youth Center will be closed Friday night, April 18th for Good Friday, and will open again on Saturday.
Richland Area Crimestoppers and WRCO will host the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at 10:00 am near the tennis courts of Krouskop Park. Children 8 and younger are eligible to participate. Registration begins at 9:30. In case of inclement weather, listen for potential updates.
The 3rd Annual Community First Bank Community Shred Event will take place on Saturday, April 19th from 9:00 - 11:00 am. This is a free event. Please limit three boxes or bags per person. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.
The Viola Food Pantry will be open Saturday, April 19th from 9:00 - 11:00 am at the United Methodist Church of Viola. The pantry serves residents of the Kickapoo School District that need help meeting adequate food needs. Please bring your driver's license and a current utility bill as proof of address. If you have any questions, please call 627-1910.
The Friends of the Library will sponsor a Used Book and Bake Sale at the Brewer Public Library on Saturday, April 19th from 9:00 - 2:00 pm. From Noon - 2 pm a $1 a bag special will take place.
There will be an all day Benefit for the Konkol Family on Saturday, April 19th. The Konkol Family lost their home and all possessions to a fire in February. There will be breakfast at the Avoca Cafe from 8:00 - 11:00 am for $7 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. The rest of the benefit will take place at Joni's Food and Spirit in Avoca with a DJ from Noon - 5:00 pm, an auction at 4:00, a Pulled Pork Roast from 4:00 - 6:00, and the Whiskey River Band from 6:00 - 10:00 pm. There will also be raffles, meat paddles and a pudding pie eating contest.
A “Go Fish” Story Hour for K-3 at the Brewer Public Library will take place on Saturday, April 19th from 10:30 - 11:30 am. Come for crafts, stories, and refreshments!
The Blue River Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 19th at 10:30 am in the empty lot behind the Methodist Church, instead of at the park, due to high water.
Hidden Valley Community Church will be hosting an Easter Egg Scrambler on Saturday, April 19th with over 10,000 Easter Eggs "hidden" behind the Ramada Inn (White House) near the gazebo. The Easter egg hunt is for children ages 0-11. Registration is at Noon with the hunt beginning at 1:00 pm. Also enjoy Games, Bubble Station, Face Painting, the Easter Bunny and more from Noon - 2:00pm. For more information contact Keith at 608-383-4872.
The Friends of the Muscoda Public LIbrary are sponsoring a village wide yard sale event on Saturday, April 26th. Anyone wishing to host a sale that day and wishes to have their name put on this map/list, should contact Pat Goplin at 739-4093 by Saturday, April 19th. There is no charge to be placed on the list.
Park Street Christian Church will have a special service on Sunday, April 20th. A Sunrise Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am, with a Sunrise Service at 8:30 am.
Grand View Family Worship will host a free Son-Rise Breakfast and Easter Celebration Service on Sunday, April 20th. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 - 9:15 am, with the service to follow at 9:30 am. There will be an Easter Egg hunt immediately following the service for children toddler to 10 years old.
Easter Breakfast served at Grace Community Church on Sunday, April 20th from 8:45-9:45am. There is a free will donation, with all proceeds going to the Student Ministries for their summer trip.
The Richland Center Water Utility has announced that there will be repairs made to the booster station on Monday, April 21st. For customers in the booster station area, water will be shut off starting at 9:00 am and will be off most of the day. When water is turned back on, there may be discoloration and washing clothes should be avoided.
The Aging and Disability Resource Center will host a Low Vision Support Group on Monday, April 21st from 1:30 - 3:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact ADRC at 647-4616.
The Thrift Shop Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 22nd.
The Parkinson's Support Group will meet on Wednesday, April 23rd from 10:00 - 11:00 am at the Richland Community Center.
The UW-Richland spring preview "A Taste of UW-Richland," will be held on Wednesday, April 23rd from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. This event is open to juniors and seniors and their parents to obtain information about college, financial aid, scholarships and more. To sign up, call UW-Richland Office of Student Affairs at 647-6186 ext. 3, or register online at richland.uwc.edu.
The Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of WI will host a monthly Memory Café on Thursday, April 24th from 9:30-11:30 am at the Woodman Senior Center. This meeting is a social gathering where individuals with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementias, can come together to visit, share common interests, and enjoy refreshments. Contact Becky DeBuhr, Outreach Specialist with ADAW, at 608-723-4288 for more information.
The Blood Center of Wisconsin is partnering with Mount Olympus to offer special gifts to donors. Mt. Olympus passes will be given to anyone who attempts to donate at community blood drives during the entire month of April, or at any of Blood Center’s 12 donor center locations from Friday, April 18 through Saturday, May 3. There will be a blood drive on Thursday, April 24th from 11:00 - 4:00 at Richland Hospital. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-232-4376 or by visiting www.bcw.edu.
The Richland County UW-Extension Office is presenting a workshop on mealtimes and nutrition titled, “Learning at the Table.” This free workshop will be held on Thursday, April 24th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. To register for “Learning at the Table” or to get more information about the workshop, contact the Richland County UW-Extension Office at (608)647-6148.
The Lone Rock Village Wide Rummage Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26. Maps are available at Royal Bank, DZ's and Shell. There will be a brat stand both days from 11:00 - 2:00 pm at Lonesome Stone Carwash to support Lone Rock Youth Sports.
A "Processing the Father's Love Conference" will take place on Friday, April 25th at 7:00 pm, and Saturday, April 26th from 9:00 - 5:00 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Richland Center. Listen as Pastors Dave and Kris Toyne lead the conference. Pre-registration is requested by calling 647-8124 or 604-7743. The cost is $10 each or $15 per couple, in advance.
The Friends of the Muscoda Public LIbrary are sponsoring a village wide yard sale event on Saturday, April 26th beginning at 8:00 a.m. throughout the village. Visitors are encouraged to stop at the Muscoda Public Library that morning to pick up a village map with addresses of sales.
The Jordan4Change 5k Run/2 mile Walk, in memory of Jordan Faulkner, will take place on Saturday, April 26th at 9:00 am (registration at 8:00) at Kronsage Park in Boscobel. Those pre-registered by April 18th will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Cost is $20 for individuals, or $70 for a family of four. For more information/registration, call Laurie Kjos at 485-1415 or Dawnell at 485-2923. Also visit the event Facebook page: www.facebook.com/events/1390576894551303/.
The Richland Center Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will conduct a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 - 2:00. Bring your expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal to the Richland Center Police Department. The service is free and anonymous.
St. Aloysius and St. Jerome Churches in Hillsboro will host the 9th Annual Community Easter Dinner on Saturday, Arpil 26th from 5:00 - 7:30 pm at the Hillsboro High School Cafeteria. This dinner is open to everyone and is free, though donations are appreciated. Carry-outs are available, as well as delievery to home-bound neighbors. If you would like a delivery, please call Bob at 489-4586 or Jill at 464-3235 by Noon the day of the dinner.
The Richland County Recycling committee will be taking accepting the items listed below on April 27th from 9:00 – Noon, at the Richland County Fairgrounds. If you have any questions please contact Richland County Recycling. Televisions $5, Computer Monitors $3, Freon Appliances $10, Non Freon Appliances $5, Microwaves $5 and Air Conditioners $10.
The Richland Hospital will be providing Free Blood Pressure Checks on Monday, April 28th from Noon - 4:00 pm.
Sign up now for the Cazenovia Men's and Co-Ed Softball Leagues. A league meeting will be held on Monday, April 28th at 6:30 pm at the Cazenovia Fire Station. Entry fee is $200. Please contact Sam Brandt for more information on Men's Leagues at 608-415-2531, or Lauretta Pickel for Co-Ed Leagues at 608-393-0230.
The Friends of the Muscoda Public Library will be sponsoring a donkeyball game at Riverdale High School in Muscoda on Monday, April 28th at 7:00 pm. Advance tickets for those 5 years and older, are $6.00 per person or $8 at the door. Advance tickets will be available at the Muscoda Public Library.
Peace and Trinity United Methodist Churches will host a Spaghetti Supper and Bake Sale on Wednesday, April 30th from 4:30 - 7:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church. Cost is a free will donation with all proceeds going toward medical supplies, food for the poor, translators and transportation while in Honduras on their Mission.
The Parkinson's Education/Support Group will meet on Thursday, May 1st from 10:00 - 11:00 am at the Richland Community Center. The speaker will be Jackie Rhoades, speech therapist, who will talk about ways to improve voice and swallowing problems.
Church Women United will host May Friendship Day on Friday, May 2nd at 9:00 am, at St Mary's Church Keyesville. Richland Center St. Mary's will run the lesson, "Thru God Our Hands Can Serve."
St. Luke's Church in Plain will host its Family-Style Fish Fry on Friday, May 2nd from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.
Eagle Township Residents will have their Spring Clean Up Days on Saturday, May 3rd and 10th from 8:00 - Noon. For more information, contact Doris Studnicka at 739-3974.
The Missfit Dolls Roller Derby Team will host a Brat Stand on Saturday, May 3rd from 11:00 - 2:00, or until gone, at Bindl Tire and Auto. Proceeds will benefit both the derby team as well as Walk With GRACE.
The Otter Creek Lutheran Church of Highland will host its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, May 4th from 8:00 - 12:30. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12.
Goodwill Industries will provide a Free Computer Collection Drive on Sunday, May 4th from Noon - 3:00 pm at the Richland Center Donation Center. Items accepted will be any and all computers as well as anything that can be plugged into a computer (ie printers, external drives, speakers, etc). Be sure to back up any information from your computer prior to dropping off. Any monitors or scanners with broken glass should be placed in a plastic bag, sealed and into a cardboard box labeled "broken monitor" or "broken scanner."
The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, May 7th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.
The Friends of the Muscoda Library will meet on Wednesday, May 7th at 6:00 pm at the library.
The 5th Annual Upland Hills Health Nurses Day Community Run/Walk will take place on Thursday, May 8th. Registration will be from 4:30 - 5:30 pm at the Specialtiy Services Entrance at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. Adults are $15 and students 17 and under are $12. For more information, or to register, visit uplandhillshealth.org, or call 930-7112.
Eagle Township Residents will have their final Spring Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 10th from 8:00 - Noon. For more information, contact Doris Studnicka at 739-3974.
Home Health United will host a Grief Camp, Camp GLOW, for Teens ages 11-18 on May 10th from 10:00 - 3:00 at Ochsner Park in Baraboo. To register, call 877-356-4514, or visit homehealthunited.org/hospice/campglow.
The Lone Rock Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, May 12th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the Lone Rock Elemnetary School. Tthe pantry serves families whose children attend Lone Rock Elementary and citizens of Lone Rock.
Upland Hills Health of Dodgeville will host a Cancer Support Group on Monday, May 12th at 6:00 pm.
Upland Hills Health of Dodgeville will hold a Grief Support Group on Tuesday, May 13th at 5:30 pm in the Center Cafe Conference Room. For more information, call Diana at 930-7136.
The Weston School District will hold its 4K Sign Up for children who will be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1, 2014, from 9:00 - 4:00. For screening appointments, please call the Weston Elementary Office at 986-2151 ext. 100. Parents of 4 year olds should bring a birth certificate and a copy of up-to-date immunizations.
The Chicago and North Western Historical Society will host their Annual Railroad Flea Market, Swap Meet, and Hobby Sale on Sunday, May 18th from 9:00 - 3:00 at the Days Inn of La Crosse. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.4000foundation.com.