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Friday, April 24

The Lone Rock Village-Wide Garage Sale will take place Friday and Saturday, April 24th and 25th. Maps are available at Royal Bank, DZ's and Shell.

 

Muscoda Day School will host a Smelt Feed on Friday, April 24, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at 1061 Blue River Road in Muscoda. The cost of the meal is donations only.

 

The St. John’s Walk with GRACE team will sponsor an All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Buffet Fundraiser on Friday, April 24th from 4:30 - 7:30 pm at the Phoenix Center.  Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Silent auction items and raffle door prizes available. Enjoy music by Elite Harmony at 7:30 pm.

 

The Highland Area Historical Society is seeking vendors for its 2nd Annual Garage Sale, Arts and Crafts to be held Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2 at the Society Building. To reserve your sale table call Priscilla, 608-929-4951.

 

Saturday, April 25

The Town of Rockbridge will hold its annual spring Clean up on Saturday, April 25th from 7:30 - 2:00 at the Town Hall. Items not accepted: electronics, tires, waste oil, building materials and hazardous materials. Appliances and furniture will be accepted.

 

The Friends of the Muscoda Public Library organization is sponsoring a village wide yard sale on Saturday, Apri 25th in Muscoda. Sales will begin at 8:00 am. Maps of registered sales with addresses can be picked up at the Kratochwill Building beginning at 7:30 Saturday morning.

 

The Jordan4Change 5K Run/Walk in memory of Jordan Faulkner, will take place on Saturday, April 25th at Kronsage Park in Boscobel. Registration begins at 8:00 am and the run/walk starts at 9:00. Cost is $20 for a single or $70 for a family.  All proceeds benefit Bosco, Boscobel's new K9.

 

The Richland Center Lions will host a brat stand at Walsh's Ace Hardware on Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 - 2:00.

 

Annual meeting of the Fancy Creek Cemetery Association will be held on Saturday, April 25 at 9:00 am at the Jim Patch home on Rainbow Drive, Richland Center.

 

The In Health Community Wellness Free Clinic in Boscobel will host a rummage and bake sale fundraiser on Saturday, April 25th from 9:00 - 4:00 in the Blaine Gym in Boscobel.

 

The Woman's Relief Corp Department meeting will take place on Saturday, April 25th at 10:00 am, with lunch to follow, at the White House.

 

Grant County 4-H Horse & Pony project invite area youth to attend a Gymkhana Clinic on Saturday, April 25th from 10:00 - 3:00 at Mueller’s Indoor Arena in Montfort. Cost is $35 per person for the all-day event featuring clinician, Kassi White. For more information or to register, contact Grant County Extension at 608-723-2125

 

Loyd Cemetery cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 25th at 1:00 pm. Rain date will be Saturday, May 2, at 1:00 pm.

 

The Annual Kickapoo Valley Reserve Spring Fling Benefit will take place on Saturday, April 25 the from 3:00 - 9:00 pm.  Activities will include: a plant identification walk, nature walk with binoculars, water quality activities, kite flying, natural play area, star gazing, music, silent auction, raffle and more. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve and the Richland Center - Santa Teresa Sister City Project. Cost is $10 and children 12 and under free. For more information, visit kvr.state.wi.us.

 

An 8 Pin Tap Bowling Fundraiser for Claire Eno will take place on Saturday, April 25th at the Industrial Bowl in Spring Green. Shifts are at 4:00 and 7:00 pm. Funds will help Claire be able to participate in track and field in the Down Under Sports in July.  To reserve a shift, call Industrial Bowl at 588-7377.

 

Sunday, April 26

The Boaz First Responders will host a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, April 26th from 8:00 - 1:00 at the Boaz Community Center.

 

Black Hawk United Methodist Church (Highway C between Plain and Sauk City) will host a Chicken and Dumpling Supper on Sunday, April 26th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm.

 

Monday, April 27

The Richland Hospital will hold free blood pressure checks on Monday, April 27th from Noon - 4:00 pm.

 

The Richland Center District Wide Art Show is open to the public April 27th-30th from 4:00-6:00 pm at RCHS in the West Commons and Main Hall. The closing reception will take place on May 1st from 4:00-7:00 pm.

A DNR Boating Safety Certification course will be offered on May 12-14 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Richland Middle School. Cost is $10 due at the first class. Class size is limited. To register or for more information, call Gary Schwartz at 604-0043.

 

Tuesday, April 28

Rolling Hills Toastmasters will mee on Tuesday, April 28th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Richland Hospital, Pippin 3. For further information, contact Darlene at 647-0255 or Sue at 583-2020. Toastmasters meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

 

Wednesday, April 29

Viola Post 447 American Legion will host a Pancake Supper on Wednesday, April 29 at 4:30 pm. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under.

 

The Ralph Nuzum Lecture Series: Passenger Pigeon will take place on Wednesday, April 29th at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve. Explore the ecology and life history of the passenger pigeon and other extinct and endangered birds, current extinction crises, endangered species recovery and more from presenter Stanley Temple. Refreshments and socializing will begin at 6:30 pm, with the talk at 7:00.

 

Thursday, April 30

A Jefferson P.A.T.T. Tombstone Pizza Sale Fundraiser will take place on Thursday, April 30th from 4:00 - 6:30 pm at Jefferson Elementary. Cost is $3.50 each, 2 for $7.00 or 3 for $10.00. 

 

Area residents are invited to a Forum of Education to learn about the potential impacts of the state budget on education. Julie Mead, a Professor of Education at UW-Madsion, Rachel Schultz, Richland School District Administrator, and Patrick Hagen, Dean of the UW-Richland will be the speakers. The forum is open to everyone Thursday evening, April 30, at 7:00 in Room 102 of the Science Building at UW-Richland.

 

Friday, May 1

Make your reservation by May 1st for the 40 et 8 Promenade to be held on May 7th at American Legion Post 13 in Richland Center. The meal will be served at 7:00 pm with business to follow. All 40 et 8 members are encouraged to attend. Please call Correspondant Cecil for the meal reservation.

 

The St. Mary's Knights of Columbus will take part in the 42nd Annual Tootsie Roll Drive Friday - Sunday, May 1-3. The drive raises funds to aid people with developmental disabilities. Donations will be accepted at various locations throughout the community.

 

Church Women United Friendship Day will be Friday, May 1st at 9:00 am at St. Mary's Keysville, with the lesson Journey of the Caregiver given by the women of St. Mary's Richland. All are welcome to attend.

 

The Highland Area Historical Society will host its 2nd Annual Garage, Arts and Crafts indoor sale at the Society Building on Friday, May 1st from 11:00 - 7:00 and on Saturday, May 2nd from 7:00 am until the crowd fades. A light lunch and homemade pies will be served both days.

 

Items for the Ithaca Lions 8th Annual Consignment Auction, will be accepted at the Koch Tractor Lot near Walmart on the following days: Friday, May 1 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm, Saturday, May 2 from 8:00 - 5:00 and Sunday, May 3 from 8:00 - 10:30 am. The Auction begins at Noon on Sunday, May 3.  Farm Equipment starts selling at 2:00 pm.  

 

St. Luke's Church in Plain will host it's Family Style Fish Fry on Friday, May 1st from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.

 

Taste of Spring Green will take place Friday, May 1st from 5:00 - 8:00 pm and Saturday, May 2nd from Noon - 3:00 pm.  Participating businesses include Pamela's Fine Jewelry, Bird of Paradise, The General Store, Stage Stop, Nina's and more.  More information is available at the Spring Green Chamber of Commerce.

 

Saturday, May 2

The Town of Marshall will hold its Spring Clean-Up day on Saturday, May 2nd from 8:00 - Noon at the Town Hall Recycle Center. For more information, contact the Town Clerk at 475-1909.

 

Town Of Eagle Spring Clean-Up will take place on Saturdays, May 2 and 9 from 8:00 - Noon. No Batteries, Tires, used oil, or any kind chemicals will be accepted.  If you have any questions, please call Eagle Town Chairman, Marc Couey at 608-739-3286.

 

The Richland County Fair and Recycling Committee will hold a recycling collection on Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00 - Noon at the Richland County Fairgrounds.

 

The 21st Annual Preserving the Past Tractor Show will take place on Saturday, May 2nd from 8:00 - 6:00 and Sunday, May 3rd from 8:00 - 3:00 in Kronsage Park in Boscobel. There will be a parade on Saturday at 9:30 am and a consignment auction on Sunday at 8:30 am. For more information call Dave Johnson at 739-4050 or visit www.boscobelwisconsin.com.

 

The Hillpoint Fire Department Annual Smelt Feed will take place on Saturday, May 2nd from 4:30 - 8:30 pm at the Hillpoint VFW Hall. Advance tickets are $9.50 or $10 at the door. Children 7-11 are $5 and children 6 and under are free.

 

Sunday, May 3

The Otter Creek Lutheran Church in Highland will host its Annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, May 3rd from 8:00 am - 12:30 pm. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children under 12. 

 

A benefit for Travis Hines will be held on Sunday, May 3rd from 11:30 - 3:30 at the Boaz Community Center.  Travis was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma. Proceeds will help Travis with treatment costs. A live auction will take place at 1:00 pm.  There will also be a bake sale, raffles, rummage sale, a $5 plate lunch and a Mini Fairy Garden Workshop. Questions can be directed to Carol at 375-2206.

 

The 8th Annual Ithaca Lions Consignment Auction will take place on Sunday, May 3rd at Noon at the Koch Tractor Lot near Walmart.  Farm equipment will start selling at 2:00 pm. 

 

Wednesday, May 6

Make your reservation today for the Richland Center Women's Connection "How Does Your Garden Grow?" Breakfast Buffet to take place on Tuesday, May 12th at 9:15 am at the White House. A "Mini Gardening" tutorial wil be given by Oakshade Greenhouse, a vocal performance will be given by Dewey Huston of Richland Center, and Guest speaker Dorothy Ruppert of Winona will tell of a "Better Plan." To make a reservation, contact Beth Ann at 647-5491 opr Phyllis at 536-3762.

 

Set your appointment by 4:30 May 6th for the next LOOK GOOD....FEEL BETTER to be held on Thursday, May 7th at the Richland Hospital. Time is set by appointment. The program is free. Call Rita at 647-6096 to make your appointment.

 

Thursday, May 7

The Boaz United Methodist Women will host a Pancake Supper on Thursday, May 7th from 4:30 - 7:00 pm at the Boaz United Methodist Church. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children and children under 5 are free.

 

Anyone interested in becoming an EMT from the Lone Rock or surrounding area, is invited to attend the EMT meeting on Thursday, May 7th at 7:00 pm at the Lone Rock Fire Station.

 

Saturday, May 9

The Boscobel Farmers Market will open Saturday, May 9th from 8am - Noon at Depot Park, located behind the Boscobel Depot.

 

Motorsports Mayhem will take place on Saturday, May 9th at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10, kids 12 and under are free. Events begin at 9:00 am with a Loud Pipe Contest for snowmobiles, ATVs and motorcycles, and will end the night with Truck and Car Drags starting at 10:00 pm. Other events include Pedal Pull, Demo Derby, Snowmobile and ATV drag races and truck pulls.

 

The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia will take place on Saturday, May 9th at Krouskop Park. Registration begins at 10:30 am with the Walk and 5K starting at 11:00.

 

The Yuba Fire Department 35th Annual Smelt Feed will take place on Saturday, May 9th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Yuba Community Center. Cost is $10 for adults and children under 8 are $5. 

 

Tuesday, May 12

The Democratic Party will host a Speaker Series on Tuesday, May 12th at 7:00 pm in Room 102, Science Building at UW-Richland. Elizabeth Ward, Conservation Program Coordinator for the Sierra Club, will speak on "Climate Change Solutions."

 

Wednesday, May 13

Upland Hills Health of Dodgeville will host a Community Links Seminar - Become Dementia Aware, on Wednesday, May 13th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. For more information, call 930-9835.

 

Friday, May 15

Schmitt Woodland Hills, along with Blood Centers of Wisconsin, will host a blood drive on Friday, May 15th from 10:00 - 2:00 in the activity room.