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Sunday, October 20

The Badger State Archaeological Society will hold its 40th annual Native American Indian Artifact Show on Sunday, October 20th at the Rehmstedt gym in Monticello School from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Admission is $2 for those 14 and older. Boy Scout Troop #106 will hold a lunch stand at the event. For more information call 608-329-4781.

Wyoming Valley School will hold its photography, furniture, books show and sale on Sunday, October 20th from 10:00-5:00 at the Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center. The center is located at 6306 State Highway 23; five miles south of Spring Green.

The Hillsboro Lions Club will hold a bingo event on Sunday, October 20th at the Hillsboro Community Center. Food will be available at 11:30 AM with bingo to start at 1:00 PM.

Monday, October 21

The Richland County Highway Department has announced that County Road N from Highway 58 to Willow Creek is closed until Monday, October 21st at noon for bridge repair.

The Riverdale Area Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, October 21st at St. John's Gym, Muscoda. The pantry is for residents of the Riverdale Area School District. A nutrition and food preparation class will start at 1:00 PM with the distribution to run from 2:30-5:00 PM. Those attending are asked to bring proof of residence with them.

The Kickapoo Area Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, October 21st from 4:00-6:00 PM at 106 W. Wisconsin Street, Viola.

Kinship of Richland County will hold a share night at Subway in Richland Center on Monday, October 21st from 4:00-7:00 PM.

The Brewer Public Library will host a Pokemon Club meeting on Monday, October 21st at 4:30 PM at the library.

Feel the Power, a nonprofit speaking event program for children and young adults that positively motivates them to make the kind of important daily choices that affirm the value they place in themselves and in others, will present a public program featuring Jon Pritikin, Monday night, October 21st, at 7:00 PM in the Richland Center High School Auditorium. Doors will open at 6:30 PM with free admission. Pritikin will be speaking to students at the Richland Middle School and Richland Center High School during the day on Monday. The program is sponsored by the Youth Initiative at Richland Middle School.

The Fine Arts Foundation of the Westby Area (FAFWA) is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser that is going now through December 15th to raise funds for the Community Performing Arts Center. The group will earn funds for the center based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected. Drop off locations for the shoes in Westby are at Bekkum Memorial Library, Coon Prairie Lutheran Church, Our Saviors Lutheran and all the school buildings. Shoe drop off location in Coon Valley will be at Knutson Memorial Library, Coon Valley Lutheran Church, Middle Coon Valley Lutheran and at the elementary school. The Chaseburg Village Hall will also collect shoes for the drive.

Nominations are now being accepted to fill a vacancy on the Lone Rock Board of Trustees. Those interested in applying for the spot on the village board are to submit a letter of nomination by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, October 22nd. 

The Richland County Transportation Program will hold a fall bus trip to Oakwood Fruit Farm and Bob's Riverside in Spring Green on Friday, October 24th. The bus will leave Richland Center at 9:30 AM and return around 2:00 PM. Reservations are required as space is limited. Cost for the bus is $1 and the cost of lunch will be the responsibility of the passenger. To make reservations call 647-4616.

The deadline for the Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy is set for October 31st. Students in grades 6-8 taking part in the Patriots Pen Essay Contest and students in grades 9-12 taking part in the Voice of Democracy Essay Contest will need to turn in their essays to Richland Center VFW Post 2267. The contest is also open to students in Christian schools and home schooled students.

Vendors are being sought for the 5th annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Show in Boscobel. The event will take place on November 9th from 9:00-3:00 at the high school and is hosted by the SWCAP Northern Grant County Food Pantry. Those interested in being a vendor for the show should call Kim at 485-0007.

Wednesday, October 23

The Brewer Public Library will host its Preschool Playgroup on Wednesday, October 23rd and Friday, October 25th at 10:30 AM both days at the library.

The Rotary Club of Richland County will hold a meeting every Wednesday at noon in the basement of Associated Bank.

The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, October 23rd from 4:00-8:00 PM in Muscoda's Railroad Park. This will be the final burger night of the season.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, October 23rd at the Lighthouse Chapel from 4:00-5:30 PM.

The Lone Rock Congregational Church will serve a chicken supper on Wednesday, October 23rd at the church. The meal will be served at 4:30 PM. Cost for adults is $10 for adults, $5 for children age 6-10 and free for kids 5 and under.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Peer Support Group holds meeting every Wednesday evening from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Pippin 3 meeting room on the lower level of the Richland Hospital. 

Bethlehem Lutheran will hold a Community Safety Night program on Wednesday, October 23rd at 7:00 PM at the Center Cafe Banquet Hall in the Richland Square. A member from the Richland Center Police Department will talk about personal safety, property safety and crime trends in our community at the event.

Thursday, October 24

Park Street Christian Church will hold its Grandma Gatherings event on Thursdays at the church. The group meets at 10:00 AM every Thursday. The group is for grandma's and the grandchildren they take care of while their parents are at work. There will be a story time at each gathering and the occasional craft project. For more information call Deb at 585-3401. 

Park Street Christian Church, Richland Center will hold a pancake supper on Thursday, October 24th from 5:00 PM until gone. Cost for a meal is $7 for adults and free for children 5 and under. All proceeds will go to repair the church’s stained glass windows.

The next Celebrate Recovery program will be held on Thursday, October 24th at 6:30 PM  at the Nazarene Outreach Center, Richland Center. Celebrate Recovery is a 12 step Christ-based recovery program for those dealing with addictions of any kind.

The next Richland County Right to Life meeting will be held on Thursday, October 24th at 6:30 PM in the downstairs section of the Brewer Public Library. Those interested in joining are welcome to attend. For more information call 347-2495.

Friday, October 25

A Sister City Project Burrito Supper and Dance will be held on Friday, October 25th at the Richland Center Community Center. Music will be provided by the Kettle Creek String Band. Food will be served at 5:30 PM, a slide show will follow at 6:30 PM and the dance will start at 7:00 PM. Cost per person is $12 for adults and $5 for children. Money raised will go to the Richland Center-Santa Teresa, Nicaragua Sister City Project.

The Highland Haunted Hayride will be held on Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th. The hayride will be located at 5718 Hines Road, Highland with the first ride starting at dark. The last tickets will be sold at 10:00 PM each night. Cost for a ticket is $5 per person. Proceeds from the ride will go to Haunting for a Cause. For more information call 929-7650.

Saturday, October 26

Richland Center American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13 will host a brat stand at Oakwood Fruit Farm on Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM both days. Proceeds from the event will be used for veteran and community support.

The Richland County Partners for Prevention Coalition and the Richland Center Police Department will hold a drug take back day on Saturday, October 26th from 10:00-2:00 at the Richland Center Police Department. People may drop off prescription and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, non-aerosol sprays, inhalers, creams, vials and pet medications during this time.

The Ithaca Village Pump will hold its Miles for Maddie benefit on Saturday, October 26th at the Ithaca Village Pump. Events include a Poker Run at 10:00 AM. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, meat raffles, a live auction and silent auction. Money raised from the event will go to help pay for medical expenses for Madelyn Grace, the infant daughter of Shaun and Lizzie Stoltz who was born prematurely. For more information call 585-4664.

Five Points Lutheran Church will serve a Lutefisk Dinner on Saturday, October 26th at the church from 11:00-2:00 and again from 3:00-6:00 or until all are served. Cost for a meal is $16 for adults, $7 for children age 7-12 and free for kids 6 and under. There will also be a troll house and bake sale at the event.

Pine Valley Community Village will hold its 21st annual Safe Trick or Treat on Saturday, October 26th from 1:30-3:00 PM at Pine Valley. Children will be able to trick or treat inside the facility along a supervised route.

A benefit for the family of Kaden "KK" Hicks will be held on Saturday, October 26th at the Lone Rock Community Center. Doors will open at 5:00 PM. Events include a silent auction, bake sale and music from 7:00-11:00 PM. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and free for kids age 5 and under.

BMZ Church Mt. Zion Campus will hold a Harvest Concert fundraiser on Saturday, October 26th at the church. The church is located at 21588 Mt. Zion Road, Boscobel. A dinner will be served at 5:30 PM and the concert will start at 6:00 PM. The Dischords will be the musical guest. A free will offering will be taken with proceeds going to the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack.

Ash Creek United Methodist Church will hold its Lord's Acre Sale on Saturday, October 26th at the church. A supper will be served at 5:30 PM. The auctions will start at 6:30 PM. The church is located at 28820 Henry Clark Lane, Richland Center.

Monday, October 28

The Brewer Public Library will host a Halloween Party for kids on Monday, October 28th at 6:00 PM. The party will include a costume contest, games and treats.

Wednesday, October 30

The Brewer Public Library will hold a storytime event on Wednesday, October 30th at 10:30 AM at the library. All children are invited to attend.

Kickapoo High School will present Mamma Mia! Thursday, November 7th through Saturday, November 9th in the Kickapoo High School Auditorium at 7:00 PM each evening. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and free for kids age 4 and under. Tickets are available in the Kickapoo High School office or at the door.

Thursday, October 31

Park Street Christian Church will hold a Trick or Treat Tailgating event on Thursday, October 31st in the church parking lot from 5:00-7:30 PM.

Friday, November 1

St. Luke Church in Plain will serve a family style fish fry on Friday, November 1st from 5:00-8:00 PM in the church hall. The church hall is handicapped accessible and carry outs will be available.

Tuesday, November 5

The public hearing on the proposed 2020 budget and levy for the Village of Boaz will take place on Tuesday, November 5th at 4:00 PM in the Boaz Community Building office.

Thursday, November 7

Coats for Kids will hold its coat distribution on Thursday, November 7th from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center. Coats of all sizes will be available. Parents are encouraged to bring their children so they can find the right fit. Distribution will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Saturday, November 9

A Veterans Chili Feed will be held on Saturday, November 9th at the Yuba Community Center from 4:00-8:00 PM. Cost for an all you can eat meal is $10 and Veterans eat free. 

Friday, November 15th

The Ithaca School Choirs will host a musical variety show Friday, November 15th and Saturday, November 16th at 6:30 both nights at the school. There is no cost to attend but a free will offering will be taken. The swing choir will perform and there will also be various solo acts during the shows.