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Tuesday, October 26

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare will offer a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Tuesday, October 26 from noon until 6:00 at the Richland County Health and Human Services building. Walk-ins are welcome. Masks and social distancing is required at the clinic. Those attending are asked to bring their COVID-19 vaccination record card.

The AD German Warehouse Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help with the "Warehouse of Terror",  a haunted house fundraiser being held Friday and Saturday nights, October 29th and 30th. People to dress as Zombies are especially needed.  Volunteers under 18 must  be accompanied by an adult.  Ticket sellers and escorts are also needed.  If you can help please call 649-1915.

Wednesday, October 27

Richland County Health and Human Services free COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, October 27 will be held at the Richland County Health and Human Services building from 8:30 to 4:30. Pfizer booster doses are available. Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins will be welcome. To schedule an appointment call 649-5795.

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry distribution on Wednesday, October 27 will run from 2:00 to 3:00 at 212 Main Street, Gays Mills.

The Richland Community Food Pantry drive through distribution Wednesday, October 27, will run from 4:00 to 5:30 outside of the Lighthouse Chapel. People are asked to not arrive prior to 3:30. People should remain in their vehicle and volunteers will bring the food to each vehicle. Face masks are required for those attending the distribution.

The 40th annual Weston Music Department Arts & Craft Fair will be held Saturday, November 27, from 8:00 to 2:00. It will be located in both gyms at Weston Schools. A bake sale and concessions will also be available throughout the day. Vendors may sign up online at bit.ly/WestonCraftFair2021 prior to October 29.

Thursday, October 28

The Wisconsin National Guard will hold a drive-thru COVID testing event at the Richland County Fairgrounds Thursday, October 28, from 9:00 to 1:00. No appointment is necessary, but those attending are asked to pre-register at register.covidconnect.wi.gov.

A Wisconsin Women in Conservation Educator Network will launch virtually on Thursday, October 28, from 10:00 to Noon on Zoom. It is sponsored by a coalition of agriculture and conservation organizations to equip and support conservation educators, professionals, and volunteers who work with women landowners and farmers. All conservation educators are invited to participate. The event is free but pre-registration is required at WiWiC.org.

The Junior Bowlers Share Night at Papa Murphy's on Thursday, October 28th will run from 4:00 to 8:00. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Junior Bowlers Scholarship Program.

The next Richland County Right to Life meeting on Thursday, October 28th at 6:30 PM at the Phoenix Center Banquet Hall. All members or those interested in joining are encouraged to attend. There is no cost for membership.

Grant County Department of Social Services is accepting application appointments for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program. Appointments can be scheduled by calling Grant County Department of Social Services at 608-723-2136 ext. 1125.

Head Start applications are being accepted for Richland, Grant, Lafayette, and Iowa Counties. The program is for pregnant moms, Early Head Start for children under the age of 3 and Head Start for children ages 3 to 5. To apply call 935-5422.

Friday, October 29

The Boaz Lions Club will hold a Carry-out Fish Fry Friday, October 29, from 4:30 to 7:00 at the Boaz Community Center. The cost is $12 per person with proceeds benefitting Diabetes or Passages.

The Weston Eagle Pride Parent Group will present the Monster Mash and Dance event on Friday, October 29. Trunk or treat will start at 5:00 PM in the Weston parking lot. The Monster Mash Dance will follow on the playground blacktop.

The Brewer Public Library Teen Read on Friday, October 29 will start at 5:30 PM at the library. Children ages 12 to 18 who picked up a copy of Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America are invited to come for a discussion on the book. A free Subway meal will be provided to participants at the discussion. For more information call 608-647-6444.

The A.D. German Warehouse Conservancy will host "The Warehouse of Terror," a haunted house fundraiser Friday,  October 29, and Saturday, October 30. The Little Scare with lights on will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 PM and the Full Scare will be held from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.  Admission is $15 per person.  Tickets will be available at the door of the Warehouse.  Masks are required. 

Bower-Gunnill-Dalton VFW Post 2267 Patriots Pen essays and Voice of Democracy audio/written essays are due Sunday, October 31. For more information call 608-647-4884 if the Richland Center American Legion isn't open.

Register now for the Spring Green Area Chamber of Commerce 8-Pin Bowling Tournament on Saturday, November 6 at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center. Teams will include up to 6 people. Cost to bowl is $25 per person. There will also be cash prizes, raffles, door prizes, meat raffles and more. To register call 588-2054 or visit springgreen.com.

Saturday, October 30

The Brewer Public Library will hold a special Halloween themed StoryWalk event on Saturday, October 30th at Krouskop Park. Kids age 3 to 6 are invited to wear their costumes and have their picture taken with Pete the cat. There will also be to-go crafts and treats while supplies last.

Sunday, October 31

The Spring Green Area Chamber of Commerce Halloween Creature Crawl Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 31st will run from 3:00 to 7:00 at the Wisconsin Riverside Resort Campground.

The Richland Center Free Methodist Light the Night trick-or-treat event on Sunday, October 31st will run from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. Children are invited to stop by for trick-or-treating.

Monday, October 1

Richland County Health and Human Services and Emergency Management will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Monday, October 25th at the Richland County Fairgrounds from 9:00 to 11:00.

The InHealth Community Wellness Clinic, Boscobel will hold its free clinic, Mondays from 5:00 to 8:00 at the clinic at 109 East Bluff Street, Boscobel.

Tuesday, November 2

Court and Community free legal clinic Tuesday, November 2 will run from 3:00 to 5:00. Those with legal questions can call 608-475-2437 and an intake person will take down your legal question and have an attorney contact you within the week.

Wednesday, November 3

The Hill Country Classic Power meeting on Wednesday, November 3rd will start at 8:00 PM at the Phoenix Center.

Thursday, November 4

Vernon County Human Services Department will assist individuals with Power of Attorney for Healthcare documents the first Thursday of each month from 9:00 to Noon beginning November 4 at the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Vernon County. To make an appointment call (608) 637-5201 or 1-888-637-1323.

Friday, November 5

St. Luke Church in Plain will host a Fish Fry Friday, November 5, from 5:00 to 8:00. The church hall is handicap accessible. Carry-outs will also be available.

Tuesday, November 16

The WI Broadband Summit will be held virtually on Tuesday, November 16th from 9:00 to Noon.  To learn more and to register for this free event visit: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/economicdevelopment/2021/10/10/wisconsin-broadband-summit/

Richland County Senior Dining Meal sites are open to the public for in-person dining. The Woodman Senior Center will serve meals Monday through Thursday at noon each day. To make a reservation, call 647-2323 and leave a message with your name, date, and number of meals. The Germantown Senior Dining Meal Site, located at St. Anthony's School (32497 County Highway V, Cazenovia) is open Wednesdays with serving at 11:00. To reserve a meal, call 608-983-2798. The Bethlehem Community Center Senior Dining Meal Site (25500 Rockbridge School Street, Richland Center) is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with serving at 11:30. To reserve a meal, call 608-647-3900 or 649-3269. All reservations must be made by 1:00 PM the day prior. The suggested donation for those age 60 and older is $3.50.

Saturday, November 20

Knights of Columbus bingo will be held Saturday, November 20, at 7:00 at the Richland Center Community Center. It will also be customer appreciation night. Progressive jackpot will be $3,108 + 50% of net sales for a blackout in 59 calls or less. 

The 36th Annual River Valley Craft Bazaar will take place on Saturday, December 4 at River Valley High School.  Up to 65 vendors will be on hand and a concession stand will be onsite. The event begins at 9:00 AM and continues until 3:00 PM.  Anyone wishing to be a vendor should contact Brian Krey at the River Valley School District.

The Richland County United Givers are accepting donations for their fundraising drive now through December 31st. Tax deductible donations can be sent to Richland County United Givers, PO Box 228 Richland Center WI, 53581. More information can be found on their website, rcunitedgivers.org.