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Calendar: Oct. 8, 2008
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Wednesday, October 8

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Monroe location changes weekly. Call (608) 325-5527 for meeting location (Big Book and discussion).

Wiota Fire Department, open house, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wiota Fire House. Life Line helicopter lands at 5:30 p.m. at Wiota Ball park.

Thursday, October 9

Alcoholics Anonymous, early bird meeting, 10 a.m. Crossroads Community Church, 2003 10th St., Monroe.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Big Book, 7 p.m., Congregational United Church of Christ, E 201 23rd St., Brodhead.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Big Book, 7 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 326 W. Pearl, Belleville.

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

Jane Addams Chapter of American Business Women's Association of Freeport, networking at 6 p.m., program and meal, Silvercreek Museum, 2954 S. Walnut Rd., Freeport. Information and reservations: (815) 233-4551 or (815) 232-8833.

Blackhawk Technical College Monroe Campus Student Activities Committee, Teri Jendusa Nicolai speaks about domestic abuse, 6:30 p.m., BTC Monroe Campus, 210 4th Ave., Monroe. Information: 328-1660.

Monroe Ostestaden Sons of Norway Lodge, annual auction for Sons of Norway Foundation, 7 p.m., former Resurrection Lutheran Church building, north of the Ludlow Mansion.

Monroe Public Library, picture book stories, 10 a.m., 925 16th Ave., Monroe. Information: (608) 328-7010.

Town of New Glarus Parks Commission, public meeting, "Preserving Your Family Lands," discussion about conservation easements and land trusts, 7 to 9 p.m., New Glarus town hall, 1101 Wis. 69, New Glarus.

Turner Hall of Monroe, Ratskeller Restaurant, style ala carte, free noon hour fashion show from das Baumhaus, noon, Turner Hall. Information 325-3461 or

Friday, October 10

Albertson Memorial Library, story time kids march in Homecoming parade, 2:30 p.m., meet at school playground at 2:15 p.m.

American Legion Post 84, Friday night fish fry with weekly special Chop suey or hot turkey sandwich, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1627 12th Ave., Monroe. Call 325-4244 after 3 p.m. for banquet and meeting facility reservations.

Belleville Public Library, children's storytime, 10 a.m., 130 S. Vine St., Belleville. Information: (608) 424-1812.

Believers Fellowship Auditorium, Bible prophecy series, "Unlocking Revelation," 7 to 8:30 p.m., 1802 8th St., Monroe. Information: 325-6482.

Brodhead Memorial Public Library, storytime, 10 a.m., 902 W. 2nd Ave., Brodhead. Information: (608) 897-4070.

New Glarus Public Library, preschool storytime, 10 a.m., 319 Second St., New Glarus. Information: (608) 527-2003.

Swiss Heritage Series: The Art of Chip-carving: presentation by Wayne Barton, 7 p.m., Turner Hall of Monroe. Information: 325-3461.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2312 Monroe, Friday night fish fry, 5 to 8:30 p.m., 1428 17th St., Monroe. Hall available for banquets and parties, call 325-3338.

Saturday, October 11

Albertson Memorial Library, Saturday morning story time for kids through third grade, 9 a.m., 200 N. Water St., Albany. Information: 862-3491.A

Believers Fellowship Auditorium, Bible prophecy series, "Unlocking Revelation," 7 to 8:30 p.m., 1802 8th St., Monroe. Information: 325-6482.

Clarno Zion United Methodist Church, ham and meatball supper and bake sale, 4 to 8 p.m., at the church. Carryouts available.

Dance Wisconsin, Dance for Life benefit, 7:30 p.m., Mitby Theater, MATC. Information and tickets, (608) 221-4535.

Davis Volunteer Firemen, open house and hog roast 4 to 9 p.m. and 5K Fun Run and Walk at 5 p.m., silent auction and penny raffle, Davis Firehouse. Information: (815) 865-5217 or

Green and Lafayette County Veterans Service offices, Albany Lion's Club and Wal-Mart of Monroe, Veterans Appreciation Dinner, two seatings, 11 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., Albany Lion's Club Building, 402 N. Cincinnati St., Albany. Reservations: 328-9415.

HKB and 1158th reunion, all past and present members invited, 3 p.m., American Legion, 1627 12th Ave., Monroe. Includes lunch and prizes, Information: John, (608) 325-3793.

Lena Community Park District, fall flotilla on Pecatonica River, Winslow to McNeil's Damascas landing (approx. 4 hours) or McConnell to McNeils Landing (approx. 2 hours), register at or call Lena Community Park District at (815) 369-5351.

Rainbow Fleece Farm and Carding Company, autumn fiber extravaganza, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., W7181 Hustad Valley Road, New Glarus. Information: 527-5311.

St. John's UCC, autumn fest, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., bake sale, quilt raffle, silent auction, gourd garden, luncheon 11 a.m. to 1p.m., carryouts available, 1724 14th St., Monroe. Information: 325-2165.