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Saturday, February 25

Girl Scout Troop 2935 will be selling Girl Scout Cookies at Walsh's Ace every Saturday in February and March from 9:00-12:00.

A Beginning Bee Keeping Class will be held on Saturday, February 25th, from 9:00-1:00 at the Dayton Township Hall. For more information call Sue Sharp at 604-9005.

The 17th Annual Lee Lake Polar Plunge will be held on Saturday, February 25th, starting at 11:00 in Cazenovia. The auction will begin at 11:30, and the plunge take place at 2:00. There will also be raffles, snowflake luminaries, food and beverages. Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society and GRACE.

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church will host their final Creation Health Seminar this Saturday, February 25th, from 4:00-5:30. The seminar will run for an hour with a cooking demonstration to be held from 5:00-5:30. The seminar is free and everyone is invited to attend.

Trinity United Methodist Church will hold a candlelight dinner on Saturday, February 25th, at the church. Seating will take place from 5:00-7:00. Tickets to the dinner are $10 for adults,  $4 for kids 5-11 years old and free for children 4 and under. 7:00 pm tickets are still available and can be reserved to pick up at the door by calling Kathleen Corey-Pittman at 536-3443. Proceeds from the event will benefit Peace & Trinity United Methodist Churches and the Trinity Youth Camping Fund.

The Richland Center High School Drama Department will perform this year's spring production, "Yearbook Reflections," Saturday and Sunday, February 25th-26th, at the Richland Center High School Auditorium. Saturday's performance will take place at 7:00, and Sunday's performance will be a matinee at 2:00. Cost for a ticket is $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Sunday, February 26

The Richland Center Knights of Columbus will serve a pancake breakfast on Sunday, February 26th, from 8:30-12:00 in the St. Mary Church Hall. There will be a free will offering. Money raised will help support the Knights of Columbus and their GRACE team. 

St. Patrick's Catholic Church Loreto Ridge will serve a pancake breakfast on Sunday, February 26th, from 9:00-11:00 at the church. A free will offering will be taken. Mass will be held at 8:00.

Monday, February 27

Due to construction the Farm Service Agency will be closed Monday and Tuesday, February 27th & 28th.

The Richland Hospital will provide free blood pressure checks on Monday, February 27th, from 12:00-4:00 at the hospital.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Highland on Monday, February 27th, at 4:30 at Ss. Anthony and Phillip Church.

Boscobel Elementary School 4K registration and Early Childhood screenings will be held Thursday and Friday, March 2nd and 3rd, at BMZ Church. Thursday's hours will run from 11:00-6:30 and Friday from 8:30-4:30. To schedule an appointment call 375-4165. The 4K registration is for children who will be four years of age on or before September 1st and the screenings are for children who will be 3 years old before September 1st. Walk-ins will be welcome but appointments are preferred.

The Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua will return to Richland Center Saturday, April 8th, at the Richland Center High School. Advance tickets are available at Gordy's Market and Walsh's Ace and online at bigtop.org.

Tuesday, February 28

The Thrift Shop Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 28th, at 2:00.

St. John's Lutheran Church in Richland Center will hold a pancake supper on Tuesday, February 28th, from 5:00-7:00 at the church. A free will offering will be taken.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, February 28th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

The Weston School District 4K registration will take place on Friday, March 3rd, at Weston Elementary from 9:00-3:00. Any child who will be 4 years old on or before September 1st may register. There will also be Early Childhood screening for children that will be 3 years old on or before September 1st. To make an appointment contact the Weston Elementary School office at 986-2151 ext. 100.

Wednesday, March 1

The Richland Center High School spring sports meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 1st, in the high school commons. The meeting will be for those interested in baseball, softball, girls soccer, golf and track. From 4:30-5:30 paperwork and fees will be taken care of. Athletes and parents will meet with Athletic Director, Caleb Hundt, from 5:30-6:00. At 6:00 team meetings with coaches will be held.

The 5th Annual Garden Expo, sponsored by Continuing Education and Master Gardeners Ect., will take place on Saturday, March 25th, at the UW-Richland Wallace Student Center from 9:00-4:00. Those attending will learn how to start and manage a garden. Pre-Registration may be done in person by visiting room 428 in Melvill Hall, or by calling 647-6186 ext. 4 Monday through Friday from 8:00-4:30.  Cost including lunch will be $10 for those who pre-register or $12 at the door. A Food preservation workshop will be available at the expo as well. Cost for the class is $20. Other events include door prizes, and raffles.

The Taliesin Preservation Second Annual Tour du Taliesin cycling event will be held on Sunday, May 21st.  Choose from four different route options: 20, 40, 60 and 100 mile routes are available. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by visiting taliesinpreservation.org. For more information on the event call 608-588-7900.

Thursday, March 2

The Brewer Public Library hosts baby storytime for infants 24 months and under every Thursday morning at 10:30. Those attending will read books, sing, and have the opportunity to meet other area parents.

The Ancestors of Richland Co. Hills (ARCH) genealogy club will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 2nd, at 5:30 in the History Room of the Brewer Public Library. Kathy Granger will be the guest speaker.

Friday, March 3

The World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 3rd, at 9:00 at the First Baptist Church. A program will be presented by the Willow Valley Church Women. All women are invited to attend.

The Southwest Wisconsin Regional High School Sea Perch Challenge will be held on Friday, March 3rd, from 10:00-12:30 at the Symons Recreation Complex. Lunch will be available. The public is welcome.

St. Luke Church in Plain will hold a family style fish fry on Friday, March 3rd, from 5:00-8:00 at the church. Carry-outs will be available and the church is handicapped accessible.

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host an Opening Night Gala for the Creative Community Art Exhibit on Friday, March 3rd, from 6:00-8:00 at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center. Events include a silent auction, and live music by Sweet Hill. Food and beverages will also be available. The event is free and open to the public. Proceeds from the event will help benefit the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Education and Events Program. For more information call 608-625-2960.

A raffle sponsored by PALS is taking place. Raffle tickets can be purchased at Lone Stop Shell in Lone Rock and at Grandma Marys in Arena. The raffle drawing will take place April 1st at 10:00 at the Lone Rock Community Building. Tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5.

Saturday, March 4

The Iowa County 4H Horse Project Tack Sale will take place on Saturday, March 4th, from 9:00-1:00 at the Dodgeville Elementary School. Sale items include new and used tack, clothing, stable supplies, accessories and more. Cost to the event is $1 per person. Table rental is $20. For more information call 608-574-5453.

The Lone Rock American Legion Post #383 will host Cabin Fever Dance 5 will be held on Saturday, March 4th, from 11:00-7:00 at the Lone Rock Community Hall. Events include music, bingo, a silent auction, meat paddles, raffles and more. Proceeds from the dance will go to VetsRoll. For more information call Lisa at 929-4690.

Sunday, March 5

The 44th Annual Allamakee County Grand Ol' Opry concert will be held on Sunday, March 5th, at the Waukon Banquet Center in Waukon, IA from 12:00-7:30. Food and refreshments will be available. The concert is free and open to the public. Ten different bands will perform during the concert. For more information call Joe Sweeney at 563-568-3377.

Wednesday, March 8

Home Health United will hold a drop in grief support group for adults who have experienced a loss the second Wednesday of each month at the Richland County Courthouse. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 8th, from 9:00-10:30. No registration is required and there is no cost to attend. The group is supported by the Richland County Veterans Service Office. Military veterans and their adult family members are welcome to attend. For more information call 1-877-356-4514 or visit homehealthunited.org.

The Boaz Lions Club will serve a soup supper on Wednesday, March 8th, from 4:30-7:00 at the Boaz Community Building. Cost for adults is $6 and children are $3.

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with several local churches will present a Lenten Service to be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the second-floor activity room on Wednesday, March 8th, at 7:00. The service will include music, a message, and time for fellowship. Guest speaker Pastor Cathy VanLandduyt will deliver the message. An offering for Passages will also be taken at the service. Prior to the service a special free will offering supper will be served from 5:30-6:30 in the second-floor dining room. For more information call John Tews at 647-8931.

Sunday, March 12

The 23rd Annual New Holstein FFA Alumni Farm Toy and Craft Show will be held on Sunday, March 12th, from 9:00-3:00 at the New Holstein High School. Over 260 tables of farm toys and homemade crafts will be on hand. A kids pedal tractor pull will take place at 12:30. Weigh-in will be held at 12:00. There will also be door prizes, and a silent auction at the event. Food and beverages will also be available.

Monday, March 13

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, March 13th, from 12:00-4:00.

Door to Hope will hold a special presentation on Saturday, April 8th, at the Westby Living Waters Bible Camp. The event will start with a social time at 5:30. Dinner will be served at 6:00 and the presentation will begin at 7:00. Tickets for the dinner are $16 per person. Dinner tickets can be purchased at Door of Hope. Dinner tickets must be purchased before March 24th.

Tuesday, March 14

The Richland Center Women's Connection Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, March 14th, at 9:15 in the White House Banquet Facilities. Cost to the event is $10.00 per person. Musical entertainment will be provided by Kim Cejpek and the guest speaker will be Linda Berg from Superior. Reservations may be made by calling 647-5491 or 536-3762.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, March 14th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

Wednesday, March 15

The Richland Hospital will hold a breastfeeding class on Wednesdays March 15th and 22nd, from 6:00-9:00 both evenings. The two session class is $10 and registration is requested by calling 647-6321 ext. 2374.

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with several local churches will present a Lenten Service to be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the second-floor activity room on Wednesday, March 15th, at 7:00. The service will include music, a message, and time for fellowship. Guest speaker Pastor Wiley Gladney will deliver the message. An offering for Passages will also be taken at the service. For more information call John Tews at 647-8931.

Saturday, March 18

The Richland County Performing Arts Council will present "Symphony on the Rocks" Saturday March 18th, at the Richland County Performing Arts Center City Auditorium. The band VIC FERRARI and 26 classical and pop musicians from the Midwest will perform at the event. Performances will be held at 6:00 and 9:00. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Advance tickets are available at rcpac.org/events, at Kelly's Coffee House or Gordy's Market or by calling 608-604-7743.

Tuesday, March 21

The Richland Hospital will host a free diabetes support group on Tuesday, March 21st, from 2:00-3:00 in Pippin Hall 1. There will be a short presentation during the meeting, and a time to share healthy recipes.

Wednesday, March 22

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with several local churches will present a Lenten Service to be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the second-floor activity room on Wednesday, March 22nd, at 7:00. The service will include music, a message, and time for fellowship. Guest speaker Ron Fruit will deliver the message. An offering for Passages will also be taken at the service. For more information call John Tews at 647-8931.

Monday, March 27

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, March 27th, from 12:00-4:00.

Tuesday, March 28

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, March 28th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

Wednesday, March 29

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with several local churches will present a Lenten Service to be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the second-floor activity room on Wednesday, March 29th, at 7:00. The service will include music, a message, and time for fellowship. Guest speaker Joan Bethke will deliver the message. An offering for Passages will also be taken at the service. For more information call John Tews at 647-8931.

Saturday, April 1

The Boscobel Fire Department will hold a fireworks fundraiser on Saturday, April 1st, at 2:00 at the Pour House in Boscobel. There will also be raffles, door prizes and more.

Monday, April 10

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, April 10th, from 12:00-4:00.

Tuesday, April 11

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 11th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

Wednesday, April 12

Home Health United will hold a special drop in grief support group on Wednesday, April 12th. The special program will offer advice to help adults guide children through grief. The group will meet from 9:00-10:30 at the Richland County Courthouse. The free program is for adults and no registration is required. For more information call 1-877-356-4514 or visit homehealthunited.org.

The Richland Hospital will host a Newborn Education Class on Wednesday, April 12th, from 6:00-9:00 at the hospital. To register or for more information contact the Richland Hospital Birth Center by calling 647-6321.

Thursday, April 13

A blood drive for the Blood Center of Wisconsin will be held on Thursday,April 13th, in the lower level of the Richland Hospital from 11:00-4:00. Walks-ins are welcome.

Wednesday, April 15

Schmitt Woodland Hills in cooperation with several local churches will present a Lenten Service to be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the second-floor activity room on Wednesday, April 15th, at 7:00. The service will include music, a message, and time for fellowship. Guest speaker Pastor Jan Starr will deliver the message. An offering for Passages will also be taken at the service. For more information call John Tews at 647-8931.

Tuesday, April 18

The Richland Hospital will host a free diabetes support group on Tuesday, April 18th, from 2:00-3:00 in Pippin Hall 1. There will be a short presentation during the meeting, and a time to share healthy recipes.

Wednesday, April 19

The Richland Hospital will offer a free labor support class on Wednesday, April 19th, from 6:00-9:00 at the Richland Hospital. Registration is requested by calling 647-6321.

Monday, April 24

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, April 24th, from 12:00-4:00.

Tuesday, April 25

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 25th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.