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Calendar: October 4, 2008
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Saturday, October 4

Friends of the Shullsburg Public Library, used book sale in conjunction with the town's annual Shullsburg Cheese Fest, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Townsend Community Center, Shullsburg. Information: (608) 965-4424, ext. 5.

Green County Genealogical Society, program "Letters and Diaries" by John Stevenson, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library, upper level, 925 16th Ave., Monroe. Information: (608) 363-0554.

Green County Humane Society, fall garage sale and Schwan's Truckload sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monroe Auto Sales, Monroe.

High Country Quilters and Hands All Around Quilters, fall heritage quilt show, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mt. Horeb community center, lower level, 104 N. Grove St., Mt. Horeb.

Monroe Arts Center, "Art in Action," artists demonstrating their media, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., indoors and outdoors, MAC, 1315 11th St., Monroe. Information: 325-5700.

Monroe Clinic and Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home, special burial and memorial service, "Remembering and Sharing," 10 a.m., Calvary Cemetery, 1907 29th Ave., Monroe. Information: (608) 324-1466.

Monroe Main Street, 17th annual chili fest, set up at 7 a.m., judging at noon, beer tent and live music from 1 to 8 p.m., children's activities 1 to 4 p.m., artisans on Courthouse lawn, downtown Square, Monroe.

Monroe Post Office, passport fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.

Monroe Stamp and Postcard Club, stamp and postcard show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th St., 2nd floor meeting room, Monroe. Information: (608) 328-2827 or

Monticello High School Chorus, aluminum can drive, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Monticello. Have cans outside by 8 a.m. for pickup by chorus members or put in dumpster at the school.

Shullsburg Cheesefest: fire department breakfast 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; 5K 0r 10K Run/1 mile Walk, registration 8:30 a.m., run 9 a.m., downtown Shullsburg; cheese factory tours, Sarah, The Cheese Lady, carving city scenes and Wisconsin icons, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Shullsburg Creamery, 208 W. Water St., Shullsburg. (608) 776-4895.

St. Victor Parish, fall festival, Mass at Church at 5:15 p.m., spaghetti and meatball dinner serving 5 to 7:30 p.m., silent auction 5 to 10 p.m., DJ "Hugo" 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., spinning wheel and live auction, every half hour. All events at Saint Victor Parish School and Church.

Sunday, October 5

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

Green County Special Olympics, breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, Monroe Moose Lodge, 639 Third Ave., Monroe.

High Country Quilters and Hands All Around Quilters, fall heritage quilt show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mt. Horeb community center, lower level, 104 N. Grove St., Mt. Horeb.

Monroe High School Football, spaghetti dinner fundraiser, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Monroe Moose Lodge.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Gratiot, annual roast beef dinner and raffle, serving family style 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., raffle at 2 p.m., Mass at 10:15 a.m., Gratiot.

St. Mary of Lourdes Parish, Belleville, annual church dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parish Hall, Belleville.

St. Victor Parish, fall festival, fun run/walk to church 10 a.m., polka mass at church at 11 a.m. with Greg Anderson band; Chicken barbecue dinner 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Victor's Got Talent Show 1 to 3 p.m., raffle drawing 2 p.m.; silent auction 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., all events at Saint Victor Parish School and Church.

Turner Hall of Monroe, dance 'n'dine with Mike McIntyre Band, 2 to 6 p.m., Turner Hall. Information: (608) 325-3461 or

Monday, October 6

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

German Interest Group, program by Gary Raetz on his 2005 trip to Alzey, 7 p.m., St. Marks Lutheran Church, 2921 Mt. Zion Ave., Janesville. Information: (608) 876-6892.

Green County Area Entrepreneurs and Inventors Club, "Marketing on a Shoestring," by Katee Eliasson, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monroe Clinic hospital's Albany Room, 515 22nd Ave., Monroe. Information: (608) 328-9452 or

Monroe Bible Church, Celebrate Recovery, 7 to 9 p.m., lower level of Monroe Bible Church.

New Glarus Lions Club, meeting, 6:30 p.m., New Glarus Hotel.

Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, FutureTrac workshop, 1 to 3 p.m., Green County Human Service Building, Monroe. Information: 328-9344.

Tuesday, October 7

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.

Al-Anon Serenity Group, meeting, 7:30 p.m., Monroe Room at Monroe Clinic.

Democratic Party of Lafayette County, meeting and discussion about election of officers, 7 p.m., First Banking Center in Darlington. Information: 776-2281.

Green County Barbershop Chorus, rehearsal, 7:30 p.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, Monroe.

Monroe Public Library, family storytime, 6:30 p.m., youth department at library.

Turner Hall's New World Swiss Club, En Guete Evening, 6 to 8 p.m., Turner Hall of Monroe, Ratskeller Restaurant, social evening and Dutch-treat dinner.