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Wednesday, November 26

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

 

Thursday, November 27

St. John's Lutheran Church of Richland Center will sponsor a Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 27th from 11:00 - 2:00.  Meals will be delivered to those who call 647-3000 by Wednesday, November 26th at Noon and live within a 2 mile radius of town.  Those planning on attending the meal do not need to make reservations.  The dinner is free, however free will offerings will be accepted. 

The United Church of Muscoda, Presbyterian will host a Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday, November 27th at Noon. A free will offering will be taken with all proceeds to benefit the local food pantry. Please call ahead for reservations. To schedule a meal delivery or for a ride to the meal, please call 739-3933.

 

Saturday, November 29

The Fennimore Chamber's 39th Annual Christmas Creations Craft Show will take place on Saturday, November 29th from 9:00 - 3:00 at both the Memorial Building and the Fennimore Elementary Gymnasium.  There will also be a book fair at the Memorial Building in conjunction with the craft fair.

The Buena Vista Wonder Workers 4-H Club, along with Burnstad's will host Milk and Cookies with Santa on Saturday, November 29th from Noon - 4:00 pm at Burnstad's Market.

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.

 

Sunday, November 30

The Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum will host "Christmas at the Museum" on Sunday, November 30th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

Fennimore's 21st Annual Unity Tree Event will take place on Sunday, November 30th on the grounds of the Dwight Parker Library.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 6:10 pm with the lighting of the Unity Tree at 6:30 pm. Entertainment will follow at the Memorial building.  The event will conclude at 8:00.

 

Monday, December 1

A reminder from the Richland Center Wastewater Utility that the Pine River Recreation Trail from Seminary Street to Gotham is closed to allow for the completion of the forcemain installation to the new Treatment Facility.

The Richland Middle School Royals 4-H Club and the Richland County 4-H program is proud to sponsor a Hat and Mitten drive. Students and their families are asked to bring in hats, mittens and scarves to the Richland Middle School between December 1st and 12th.

The healthcare marketplace enrollment is open now.  Upland Hills Dodgeville and local people are volunteering to answer questions as you enroll. Call 930-2232 or go to uplandhillshealth.org for assistance.  You must enroll by December 15 for coverage to start on January 1, 2015.

RSVP by December 1st for the 40 et 8 Christmas Dinner to will be held on Saturday, December 6 at American Legion Post 13. Cost is $13 per plate, and 40 et 8 members may bring a guest. Please RSVP to Commissaire Intendant Gail. 

 

Tuesday, December 2

There will be a Free Legal Clinic on Tuesday, December 2nd from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Richland County Courthouse.

 

Wednesday, December 3

The Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum will host "Christmas at the Museum" on Wednesday, December 3rd from 3:00 - 7:00 pm.

There will be a Lions Club Culver's Share night on Wednesday, December 3 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm in Richland Center.  Funds raised will help to offset the cost of vision and sight equipment used in local schools for screening for vision problems, at no cost to the families.

Make your appointment by 4:30 pm today for the next Look Good, Feel Better to be held on Thursday, December 4th at the Richland Hospita. Time is set by appointment. To make an appointment, call Rita at 647-6096.

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, December 3 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.  For a delivered meal, please call 604-8047 by 3:00 pm the day of the meal.

The Blue River United Methodist Church will host a Free Community Meal on Wednesday, December 3 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Blue River Community Building

 

Thursday, December 4

The Partners of the Richland Hospital will host a Poinsettia, Wreath, Candle, Linen and Blanket Sale on Thursday December 4th from 7:00 - 5:00, and on Friday, December 5th from 7:00 - 3:00 at the Hospital.

UW-Richland Music Department will hold its fall concert on Thursday, December 4th at 7:00 pm at the Coppertop Theatre on campus.  This is a free concert and is open to the public. 

Make your reservation now for the Richland Center Women's Connection Holiday Harmony Breakfast Buffet to be held on Tuesday, December 9th at 9:15 am at the White House.  Cost is $9.  Enjoy music from J.A.R. Trio and listen to guest speaker Marilyn Wolkowski of Baraboo, as she talks about her Strength in Weakness.  To make reservations, call Beth Ann at 647-5491 or Phyllis at 536-3762. You can also email Beth Ann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, December 6

The New Lisbon Lioness Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, December 6th from 9:00 - 2:30 pm at New Lisbon Schools. Enjoy crafts, door prizes, concessions, Book Fair and Santa's Workshop.

The Ladies Missionary of Park Street Christian Church will host a Christmas Bazar at the church on Saturday, December 6 from 9:00 - 6:00. Enjoy baked goods, spices, crafts, and a BBQ and Hot Dog luncheon.

The Walk With GRACE Buckhorn Buckaroos team will host its annual Christmas Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 6th from 10:00 - 3:00 at the Boaz Community Center. 

The Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum will host "Christmas at the Museum" on Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

The Boscobel Chamber Of Commerce invites everyone to Boscobel's Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 6th at 4:30 pm. Also, December 6th - December 14th, bring your family to view the Festival Of Trees at the Boscobel Antique Grounds. Admission is a free will offering, plus non-perishable food items will be collected for the Boscobel Food Pantry. Visit boscobelwisconsin.com for more information.

The Temple Theatre in Viroqua presents Simple Gifts with Billy McLaughlin on Saturday, December 6th at 7:30 pm.  General admission is $24. Tickets are available in Viroqua, Westby, all WCCU locations and the day of the show.  For more information, visit historictempletheatre.com.

 

Sunday, December 7

The LaFarge Free Methodist Church will host a Blue Christmas Night of Remembrance on Sunday, December 7th at 4:00 pm.  It will be a night of remembrance for those you have lost with people who understand your experience.  Music will be provided by Crystal Creek.  For more information, call 632-1941.

 

Monday, December 8

The Richland Hospital will host a free blood pressure check on Monday, December 8th from Noon - 4:00 pm.

The Lone Rock Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, December 8th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the Lone Rock Elementary. The Pantry serves families whose children attend Lone Rock Elementary and citizens of Lone Rock.

 

Tuesday, December 9

VFW Post 2267 members Christmas Meal will be held on Tuesday, December 9th at 6:30 pm at the American Legion Post 13 clubhouse. Members may bring significant others.  There will be no business meeting.

 

Thursday, December 11

The Boscobel Community Empty Stocking Fundraiser is asking for donations for the cause.  Donations can be dropped off at Pat and Greg's Pour House Thursday and Friday, December 11 and 12, or by 9:00 am Saturday, December 13th.  The event will take place on Saturday, December 13th beginning at 2:30 pm at Pat and Greg's Pour House. Anyone wishing to volunteer can contact Stan Fritz at 375-9108.

 

Friday, December 12

The Partners of the Richland Hospital will host a Bake Sale on Friday, December 12th from 8:00 am until sold at the Hospital and at Richland County Bank.

 

Saturday, December 13

The 3rd Annual Holiday Craft Show at Lone Rock Elementary will take place on Saturday, December 13th from 8:00 - 2:00. Santa Claus will be available for photos beginning at 10:00 am.

The 21st Annual Avoca Christmas Craft Show and Bake Sale will take place on Saturday, December 13th from 9:00 - 2:30 in the Avoca Community Building.  Santa will be available from Noon - 1:30 and Betty Hayes' Dancers will perform at 12:30 pm.

 

Tuesday, December 16

The Richland Hospital will offer a free Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, December 16th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

There will be a Free Legal Clinic on Tuesday, December 16th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Richland County Courthouse.

 

Wednesday, December 17

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, December 17 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.  For a delivered meal, please call 604-8047 by 3:00 pm the day of the meal.

A reminder from the Richland Center Wastewater Utility, 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.

 

Thursday, December 18

The Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host a Memory Cafe on Thursday, December 18th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center.

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Richland Center on Thursday, December 18th from 3:30 - 5:00 pm at Richland Center Fellowship.  Those in line by 4:00 will be guaranteed a full share.

 

Saturday, December 20

A Sugar Grove Church Blood Drive will take place on Saturday, December 20th from 8:00 - Noon in the church basement. To make an appointment, call Dennis at 538-3121, or register online at redcrossblood.org

 

Monday, December 22

The Richland Hospital will host a free blood pressure check on Monday, December 22nd from Noon - 4:00 pm.