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Calendar: March 7, 2009
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Saturday, March 7

Bethel-Hawthorne Cemetery Association, annual meeting, 1:30 p.m., Amcore Bank, Monroe.

Boy Scouts of America Troop 180, pancake breakfast, 7 a.m. to noon, United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe.

Darlington Middle School, hosting Wisconsin School Music Association Solo and Ensemble Music Festival, Darlington. Information:

Freeport Art Museum and Winneshiek Players, V-Day benefit production of "The Vagina Monologues," Winneshiek Theatre, 228 W. Clark St., Freeport. Information (815) 235-9755.

Highland Community College Big Band and Freeport High School Jazz Ensemble, big band music and dancing, 7 to 10:30 p.m., Freeport Masonic Temple ballroom, Freeport. Information: (815) 235-6127.

Monroe Theatre Guild, Youth Improv workshop for ages 14-24, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call (608) 558-33816 to register.

Monroe Theatre Guild, member's movie night "Casablanca," 7 p.m., 910 16th Ave., Monroe. $5 at the door. Information: (608) 558-3816.

Scouting for Food benefit for Green County Interfaith Food Pantry, have nonperishable items in grocery bag on front steps by 9 a.m., scouts will pick up food donations, in Monroe. Call 329-7511 if donation not picked up by noon.

Sunday, March 8

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Monroe Room, Monroe Clinic, 515 22nd Ave., Monroe.

American Legion Post 84, buffet breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, 1627 12th Ave., Monroe.

B'nai Abraham, Purim Party with a Purpose, noon to 3 p.m., at B'nai Abraham, 2400 Oxford Lane, Beloit. Information: (608) 364-4916 or e-mail:

Black Hawk FFA Alumni, card party, 7:30 p.m., Black Hawk High School.

Blanchardville Fire Department, pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Blanchardville Legion Building.

Cedarville Model Car Swap Meet and Contest, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jane Addams Community Center, 403 W. Washington, Cedarville. Information: (815) 369-2053.

Monroe FFA and FFA Alumni, Farm/NASCAR Toy Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monroe High School, 1600 26th St., Monroe.

Peace Church, Browntown, soup and potato luncheon, 11:30 a.m., at Peace Church, Browntown. Public invited.

Post Prom meeting for junior parents, 7 p.m., Community Center, below City Hall, Monroe. Information: contact Marge Klinzing.

SW Wisconsin Cornish Society, pasty lunch 12:30 p.m., United Methodist Church dining room, Mineral Point. Information: (608) 623-2293

Turner Hall of Monroe, Dance 'n' Dine with Keith Zweifel Band, 2 to 6 p.m., Turner Hall. Information: 325-3461 or

Monday, March 9

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., St. John's Church, 1724 14th St., Monroe.

Lunch Bunch, back pain associated with aging, noon to 1 p.m., Lafayette County Board Room, Courthouse, Darlington. Information: (608) 776-4820.

Monroe American Red Cross, bloodmobile, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monroe United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe.

Senator Dale Schultz, stops about town, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., lunch in Benton at the senior meal site in the VFW building on Main Street; 1 to 1:30 p.m. at Shullsburg Municipal Building, 190 Judgement St., Shullsburg; 2 to 3:30 p.m. participating in Lafayette County Law Enforcement Roundtable meeting at Darlington Municipal Building, 627 Main St., Darlington; 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at Iowa County Highway Dept. 1215 Bequette St., Dodgeville; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Country Kitchen, 1202 N. Johns St., Dodgeville. Information:

Tuesday, March 10

Albany Library Book Club, discussion of "A Year in Provence" by Peter Mayle, 7 p.m., Albertson Memorial Library, 200 N. Water St., Albany.

Albertson Memorial Library, free computer basics classes, 7 p.m., 20 N. Water St., Albany. Pre-registration required.

Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., Monroe Clinic hospital building, third floor, Monticello Room, Monroe.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Church, 506 12th Ave., Fellowship Hall, New Glarus.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Congregational United Church of Christ, E 201 23rd St., Brodhead.

Darlington High School, Cabaret Night with comedy skits, singing, flag corps performing, cake auction, 7:30 p.m., Darlington High School gymnasium. Information: 776-4001.

Green County March of Dimes, spaghetti supper, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monroe VFW, 1428 17th St., Monroe. Carryouts and walk-ins welcome.

Lafayette County tractor and machinery safety certification course, first class, 5 to 8 p.m., Lafayette County Courthouse, enter on Washington Street entrance at the UW-Extension office. Information: 776-4820.

Monroe Clinic Diabetes Support Group, information about hypertension, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monroe Clinic building, main campus, lower level, Monroe. Information: 324-2126.

Monroe High School Key Club and Student Senate, American Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., MHS new gym.

Monroe High School Vocal Music Department, concert, 7:30 p.m., MHS Performing Arts Center.

Monroe Noon Optimist Club, noon, Turner Hall.

Monroe Parks and Recreation Department, karate classes begin, youth class 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., adult class 7:15 to 8:30 p.m., Behring Senior Center of Monroe, 1113 10th St., Monroe. Information:

NAMI, meeting, 6:30 p.m., Twining Valley, second floor meeting room, Monroe. Information: Lisa at (608) 328-9387.

South Wayne School, family fun night, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., upper/lower commons, South Wayne.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 11 to 11:15 a.m., meeting 11:15 a.m. to noon, St. Clare Friedensheim Assisted Living Center, 2003 4th St., Monroe. Information: 325-9223.

Wiota Firemen's Auxiliary, daytime card party (500 and euchre), 1:30 p.m., Wiota Firehouse.