Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Monroe Bible Church, lower level room 102, 2613 8th Ave., Monroe. Use the west entrance (lower level).
Stories and more, preschool storytime, "Counting," 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.
4TEENS, 3:30 p.m., CCR Training, Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.
American Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monticello High School, 334 S. Main St., Monticello. Appointment: 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins welcome.
Monroe High School choir concert, 6:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 1600 26th St., Monroe.
Monroe Morning Optimist Club meeting, 6:30 a.m., Swiss Alps Restaurant, 804 4th Ave. West, Monroe. Speaker: Noreen Ruckert, Director of Tourism.
Friday, December 13
Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Zwingli UCC, 416 E. Lake Ave., Monticello.
Zilmer-Riley American Legion Unit No. 84, Friday night fish fry with barbecue ribs, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1627 12th Ave., Monroe.
Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace information session, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Café Conference Rooms and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Café Conference Rooms at Monroe Clinic, 515 2nd Ave.
Norwegian bake sale, hosted by Monroe Sons of Norway Lodge, 9 a.m. until sold out, Woodford State Bank, 403 W. 8th St., Monroe. Lefse, sandbakels, krumkake, rosettes and other Norwegian and American baked goods.
Monroe Sons of Norway Christmas Party, World Buffet restaurant, 145 7 1/2 St., Monroe. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., entertainment by Tackett-Thompson Bluegrass at 7 p.m. Cost: $10 per person. Reservation: 608-325-3248.
Euchre tournament, 1 p.m., Monroe Moose Lodge, 639 3rd Ave., Monroe. Open to the public, $5 entry fee.
Pre-Christmas bake sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the North Room at Zwingli United Church of Christ, 416 E. Lake Ave., Monticello. Items include holiday cookies, bratzelies, breads, angel food cakes and pear bread. Containers provided. Info: 608-938-4369, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.facebook.com/monticellozwingliucc.
Juda School craft fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., school gym, N2385 Spring St., Juda. Free admission. Santa will visit all day, raffle available.
McConnell Area Historical Society Christmas Cookie Walk and Holiday Open House, noon to 4 p.m., museum, 202 E. Main St., McConnell, Ill. Santa Claus will visit from 2 to 4 p.m. Event is open to the public.
Brunch with Santa, 9 a.m. or 11:30 a.m., St. Victor School, 1416 20th Ave., Monroe. Tickets: $10, available at Rainbow Confections, First National Bank or Wisconsin Bank and Trust.
"Wrapping with Ruthie," 1:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe. Free, open to the public. No registration required. Info: Suzann Holland, 608-328-7010 or email@example.com.
Eighth annual Christmas cookie/candy sale, 8 to 11 a.m., St. John's UCC, 1724 14th St., Monroe. Cookies: $7 per pound.
All-you-can-drink, silent auction and 50/50 raffle, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sir Buk's, W5222 County KK, New Glarus. Cost: $10. All proceeds benefit the Bridget Paffel Benefit Account at any Sugar River Banks.