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Thursday, October 30

Make your reservation by October 30th for the Passages fundraiser dinner to be held on Saturday, November 8th at 5:30 pm at the UW-Richland Wallace Center.  Dinner tickets are $30 each and are available at Thrifty White Pharmacy, Deanne's Designs and Passages.  A raffle will also take place with tickets at $5 each or 5 for $20.  

 

Friday, October 31

Sauk Couty TRIAD will provide a Vehicle Winterization Safety Check on Friday, October 31st from 9:00 - Noon at the Hartje Farm, Home and Tire in La Valle.  No appointment is necessary.

A Bake Sale Fundraiser for the Honduras Missionary Trip will take place on Friday and Saturday, October 31 and November 1 from 9:00 - 3:00 at Simple Elegance.

Three groups from Riverdale High School will be going door to door on Friday, October 31st from 5:00 - 7:00 pm to collect non-perishable food items for the Riverdale Food Pantry.  The goal is to collect 2,000 pounds of non-perishable.  Anyone who is missed or would like to donate prior or after the fact, can drop off items at the Riverdale High School during school hours.  Questions may be directed to Chris Simonson, Paul Marshall or Mindy Kratochwill by calling the high school at 739-3116.

Trick or Treaters are invited to the Richland Center Free Methodist Church for Hot Chocolate, Cider and treats during Richland Center's trick or treating time.

The University of Wisconsin-Richland's fall theater production will open this week in the Coppertop Theatre on campus. “Caught in the Net” will have 3 performances run starting this Friday night, October 31. Shows are planned for this Friday and Saturday night (Oct. 31 & Nov. 1) at 7:30 PM, with a Sunday (Nov. 2) matinee planned for 2:00 pm. Tickets are priced at $10 and will be sold at the door.

 

Saturday, November 1

The Grant County Holiday Project will be accepting donations to assist low-income and elderly Grant County residents in celebrating a happy and healthy Christmas.  Donations may include: new warm children’s clothing (all sizes), disposable diapers, blankets, sheets, wrapping paper and canned or boxed food items.  Any cash donations may be sent to: Grant County Holiday Project, PO Box 447 Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813.  Other donations may be brought to the Grant County Social Services building located at 8820 Hwy 35 & 61 S, Lancaster WI after November 1st.

The 40 et 8 Boxcar Roundup, a membership drive for the 40 et 8, American Legion Auxiliary, American Legion and Legion Riders, will take place on Saturday, November 1st.  The locomotive will leave Post 13 at 8:00 am and will make seven stops along the way.

The Sacred Heart Church of Lone Rock will hosts its annual Fall Bazaar and Luncheon on Saturday, November 1st from 11:00 - 1:30.  Cost is $8 per plate. There will also be a bake sale and arts and crafts sale.

The United Church of Muscoda Presbyterian will host a Harvest Luncheon and Bake Sale on Saturday, November 1st from 11:00 - 2:00.

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, November 1st to help set up for the 40 et 8 Breakfast taking place on Sunday at the Richland Center American Legion.  Set up time starts 4:00 pm.

The Richland County Alzheimer’s Walk Team, the Memory Makers,will host the 6th Annual All-You-Can-Eat Chili and Soup Feed on Saturday, November 1st from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Yuba Community Center.  Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and children 5 and under are free.  Carry-outs are available for an extra $.50 each.

The Boaz United Methodist Church Fall Supper will take place on Saturday, November 1st from 4:30 - 7:00. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-10 and children 5 and under are free.  Carry-outs are available.

The VFW Post 10393 of Boscobel will host a Haunted House on Friday and Saturday, October 24th and 25th, and November 1st  from 7:00 - 11:00 pm at the Bohlman House on Park Street.  Admission is $5.

The Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club will host its Chili and Soup Cookoff and Raffle on Saturday, November 1st from 5:00 - 11:00 pm at the Phoenix Center.  Entry fee is $10.  Enjoy live music from Dr. Rumpley Snuff Band from 7:00 - 11:00.  Admission is $10 at the door.  For more information, contact Gray Fox at 608-538-3277 or OB at 608-393-9042.

Knights of Columbus Bingo will take place on Saturday, November 1st at 7:30 pm at the Richland Community Center. All are welcome.

Alternate Side Parking in Richland Center begins Saturday, November 1st, between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:00 am. The date during these overnight hours determines odd or even side parking. Vehicles in violation will receive a $10.00 parking ticket. If you have questions about Alternate Side Parking, contact the Richland Center Police Department.

 

Sunday, November 2

Richland County 40 et 8 will hold their semi-annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast on Sunday, November 2nd from 7:00 am - 12:30 pm at American Legion Post 13. Cost is $5.00. All proceeds go to Nurses Training Scholarships.  Following the breakfast at 1:00, Chapter VII Vietnam Veterans will be selling raffle tickets for a meat raffle.

Heartland Church in Muscoda will host "Mom's Night Out" free Movie Night on Sunday, November 2nd at 6:30 pm in the Muscoda Theater Building on Wisconsin Ave.

 

Monday, November 3

Ithaca's Class of 2026 Fun Nights will be holding a pet food/supply drive November 3-7. The Class of 2026 Fun Nights wants families to be able to keep their pets and have the correct supplies for them. If you are intersted or willing to help, please contact Samantha Hilby at 608-475-0962. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email).

Neighborhood Housing Services of Southwest Wisconsin (NHS) is offering its Community Leadership Institute to the entire community on November 15th from 1:00 - 7:00 pm. This free event offers participants the chance to take “mini” classes on leadership and personal enrichment topics, with a dinner to follow.  Pre-registration required.  Call NHS at 608-647-4949 or visit the Neighborhood Housing Services of Southwest Wisconsin Facebook page for more information.

There will be a benefit for Nancie Cook on Monday, November 3rd from 4:30 - 8:00 pm at Pizza Ranch in Reedsburg.  Nancie was in a motorcycle accident in August which caused her to undergo multiple surgeries to correct multiple injuries.  10% of all sales will go to assist Nancie in paying medical bills incurred from the accident. There will also be a silent auction at the benefit.

There will be an American Legion Post 13 Meeting on Monday, November 3rd. A light dinner will take place at 6:30 pm. Ken Rynes will report on Camp American Legion, with the business meeting to follow.

 

Tuesday, November 4

A Schmitt Woodland Hills Community Forum will be held on Tuesday, November 4th at 10:00 am in the activity room at Schmitt Woodland Hills.  This week's speaker will be Lorna Maxwell on "Friendship Quilters Guild."

The Richland Center Wastewater Utility has announced that the Pine River Recreation Trail from Seminary Street to Gotham will be closed now until spring of 2015 to allow for the completion of the the forcemain installation to the new Wastewater Treatment Facility.  All public access to the trail will be prohibited.

 

Wednesday, November 5

All children, Kindergarten and up, are invited to a free "Lego Play Day" on early release day, Wednesday, November 5th from 1:30-2:30 pm at the Brewer Public Library.

The Richland Center High School Winter Sports Meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 5th in the East Commons.  Sign up and fee collection will be from 4:00 - 5:30 pm with a parent meeting to follow at 5:30.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2267 will hold a Culver's Share Night in Richland Center on Wednesday, November 5 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. Funds raised will be used to purchase needed items for the Veterans at the Tomah Veterans Hospital in time for the Holidays.

Make your appointment by 4:30 November 5th for LOOK GOOD....FEEL BETTER. The next session will be at the Richland Hospital on Thursday, November 6th. Time is set by appointment, which you can do by calling Rita at 647-6096. 

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

Reserve your spot today for the Richland Center Women's Connection Fall Guest Breakfast on Tuesday, November 11th at 9:15 am at the White House.  Invite your husbands and friends to hear music by Rachel Snodgrass, as well as listen to her husband, Robert, speak on "Somebody, Nobody, Anybody."  To make a reservation, contact Beth Ann at 647-5491 or Phyllis at 536-3762. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email)

 

Thursday, November 6

The Richland Center High School student council will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, November 6th from 9:00 - 2:00 in the high school fieldhouse. Walk-ins are welcome, or to make an appointment, call 1-800-Red-Cross (733-2767). Participation helps the Young Minds Change Lives Educational Scholarship program.

The Parkinson's Education/Support Group will meet on Thursday, November 6th from 10:00 - 11:00 am at the Richland Community and Senior Center.  Joanne Welsh, from the Aging and Disability Resource Center, will speak on understanding Medicare and Medicaid benefits, and Medicare Part D plans.

The Richland Hospital will host a free Maggie Mae concert on Thursday, November 6th from 1:30 - 3:00 pm at the Richland Center City Auditorium.

The Ancestors of Richland County Hills (ARCH) genealogy club will meet on Thursday, November 6th at 5:30 p.m. at the Brewer Library history room. There will be a business meeting, an election of officers, and planning of 2015 programs.

In honor of Carl Sagan, and his importance to Richland Center, as part of NHS of Southwest Wisconsin's "JFK Community Building & Organizing Speaker Series," there will be two lectures free and open to the public. The first will be on Thursday, November 6th at 7:00 pm at the AD German Warehouse theater given by Jordan Maclay, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois, as he presents "The Romance of Science."

Reserve your spot today for lunch at the Rockbridge Meal Site as it celebrates its 8th Anniversary on Friday, November 7th at 11:30 am. There will be special snacks and door prize drawings as well as music by Hank Dederick. Please phone 647-9187 to reserve a lunch.

 

Friday, November 7

Church Women United Community day will be Friday, November 7th at the Peace United Methodist Church at 9:00 a.m. The program "Through God Our Hands Can Heal" will be given by the Willow Valley Church women. All are invited.

The Richland School District Foundation and Richland Center High School present the all-school musical, “Oklahoma,” Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m. Performances are in the RCHS auditorium.  Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students K-12, and free for pre-schoolers.  An Old Fashioned Chicken Social will be Saturday, November 8, with seating from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the east commons. The $20 ticket includes the meal and a First Choice Seating performance ticket.  Tickets are available at Ed's Family Foods, The Frame Corner, Richland Family Prescription Center, Thrifty White Pharmacy, and the Richland School District central office.

St. Luke's Church of Plain will host it's Family-Style Fish Fry on Friday, November 7th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.

In honor of Carl Sagan, and his importance to Richland Center, as part of NHS of Southwest Wisconsin's "JFK Community Building & Organizing Speaker Series," there will be a lecture free and open to the public. This lecture will be on Friday, November 7th at 7:00 pm at Park Hotel Apartments. Robert Johnson, NHS/VISTA community organizer will present "Class of 1934: Sagan, Patchen, Derleth and a Celebration of Science, Art, & Life." The public is invited to go outside and use a telescope after this talk.

 

Saturday, November 8

The Richland Hospital will host free Movie Matinees of Dolphin Tales 2 at Center Cinema on Saturday and Sunday, November 8 and 9 at 1:00 and 3:00 pm.

Door of Hope of Viroqua will host an Open House at their new office building at 304 N. Washington Avenue, on Saturday, November 8th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

 

Monday, November 10

The Richland Hospital will host a free blood pressure check on Monday, November 10th from Noon - 4:00 pm.

The Lone Rock Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, November 10th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the Lone Rock Elementary School. The pantry serves families whose children attend Lone Rock Elementary and citizens of Lone Rock.

Home Health United will hold a Grief Through the Holidays support group on Monday, November 10th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Richland Hospital.

 

Tuesday, November 11

Richland Center High School will have its annual Veteran’s Day Assembly on Tuesday, November 11th in the Richland Center High School field house beginning at 10:00 am, with the public invited to attend and enter the East Commons as early as 9:30 a.m.  The RCHS Symphonic Band will perform "The Thunderer" by John Philip Sousa and the RCHS Choir will be performing. The featured Guest Speaker will be General (Retired) Cecil Richardson.  Seating will be provided for the general public with chairs on the field house floor.

The Wisconsin Secure Program Facility in Boscobel will host a blood drive on Tuesday, November 11th from 11:00 - 4:00 in the M Building on Campus. to make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org

All Richland Hosptial Retired Employees are invited to come to a reception at the Richland Hospital on Tuesday, November 11 from 1:00-3:00 pm. If you have any questions please call the Richland Hospital at 647-6321.

 

Friday, November 14

Schmitt Woodland Hills will host a blood drive for the Blood Centers of Wisconsin and Chapter VII Vietnam Veterans on Friday, November 14th from 10:00 - 2:00.

 

Saturday, November 15

Brewer Public Library's K-3 Story Hour will start on Saturday, November 15th at 10:30 am.

The Richland Hospital, in celebration of its 90th anniversary, will be sponsoring a free swimming day at Symons Recreation Complex on Saturday, November 15 from Noon - 7:30 pm. 

UNITE Ministries will host Peter Loth, Holocaust Survivor, as he speaks about his experiences on Saturday, November 15th at 7:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church.

 

Monday, November 17

A free Service Excellence Workshop will be offered on Monday, November 17th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Richland Center Southwest Tech Outreach Site, 26220 Executive Lane.  This workshop will discuss what service means and how Service Excellence applies to everyone in every position in any company or organization. Registration is required. Contact Kari Oates at 608-412-0123 to reserve a spot.

 

Tuesday, November 18

A Schmitt Woodland Hills Community Forum will be held on Tuesday, November 18th at 10:00 am in the activity room at Schmitt Woodland Hills.  This week's speaker will be Lon Arbegust on "Old Postcards of Richland Center."

The Richland Hospital will offer a free Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, November 18th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

 

Wednesday, November 19

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, November 19 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.

The Richland Hospital will host a Breasfeeding Class on Wednesday, November 19 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. For more information, call the Birth Center at 647-6321.

 

Thursday, November 20

The Richland Hospital will host a Blood Center of Wisconsin Blood Drive on Thursday, November 20th from 11:00 - 4:00 in Pippin Hall at the Hospital. To make an appointment, call Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321 ext. 2413, or visit www.bcw.edu/richland

 

Monday, November 24

The Richland Hospital will host a free blood pressure check on Monday, November 24th from Noon - 4:00 pm.

Testing for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is now available at the Richland Center Southwest Tech Outreach Site on Monday, November 24. Registration is required.  Call 1-888-258-9966 to register for testing. For more information contact Kari Oates at 608-412-0123.

 

Tuesday, November 25

A Schmitt Woodland Hills Community Forum will be held on Tuesday, November 25th at 10:00 am in the activity room at Schmitt Woodland Hills.  This week's speaker will be Jim Olson on "Schmitt Building Project Update."

 

Wednesday, November 26

The Richland Hospital will host a Breasfeeding Class on Wednesday, November 26 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. For more information, call the Birth Center at 647-6321.

 

Thursday, November 27

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host a Memory Café, a social gathering place where individuals with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementias, can come together, will meet on Thursday, November 27th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center.  Family and friends are encouraged to come. Contact Becky Debuhr, Outreach Specialist, at 608-723-4288 for more information.

 

Saturday, November 29

The 4 Seasons of Fun 2014 Celebration will take place on Saturday, November 29th at the Press Box in Richland Center.  There will be an Indoor Kids Pedal at 2:00 pm.  The Charity Banquet will begin at 6:00 pm, with live music featuring Deadlok from 8:00 - Midnight.