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Calendar: Sept. 3, 2008
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Wednesday, September 3

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

Historic Cheesemaking Center, meeting, 4 p.m., Turner Hall, Monroe.

Thursday, September 4

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.

Monroe American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 84, meeting and initiation of new members, 7 p.m., Post Home, 1625 12th Ave., Monroe.

Monroe Arts Center, opening reception for Dennis Dalton's re-photography exhibit along with submissions for Sesquicentennial photo contest, 5 to 7 p.m.; Artist Gallery Talk from 5 to 5:30 p.m., MAC Frehner Gallery.

Monroe Masonic Lodge, meet with Dr. John Wilke, Grand Master of Masons in Wisconsin, 6:30 p.m., 1613 10th St., Monroe. All masons invited, lunch to follow.

Monroe Swiss Attic Questers, meet 9:30 a.m. for coffee hour and business meeting at home of Helen Johnson, 901 2nd St.; 11 a.m. tour of Green County Historical Museum, viewing wedding dress exhibit, Monroe. Information: (608) 325-5554.

Winneshiek Players, performance of Mrs. Lincoln, 7:30 p.m., Winneshiek Theater, Freeport. Information and tickets: (815) 232-7023 or e-mail:

Friday, September 5

American Legion Post 84, Friday night fish fry with weekly special chicken and dumplings, 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.

Renaissance Gathering of Rogues and Ruffians, featuring Eclectic Rogues adaptation of Hamlet, 6 to 10 p.m., performance at 7:30 p.m., at Piazza, W5549 Center Road, 2.5 miles north of Monroe. Information: 325-5268.

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.

Winneshiek Players, performance of Mrs. Lincoln, 7:30 p.m., Winneshiek Theater, Freeport. Information and tickets: (815) 232-7023 or e-mail:

Saturday, September 6

Gratiot Evangelical Free Church, annual Missions Conference: 7:30 a.m. Men's breakfast; 12:30 p.m. women's luncheon; 12:30 p.m. youth event for junior and high school kids; 7:30 p.m. slide presentations; at the church.

Green County Genealogical Society, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library upper level. Linda Schiesser and Donna Kjendlie will present A Genealogical Display and Writing a Query.

Green County Historical Museum, open 1 to 4 p.m., 1617 9th St., Monroe.

The MERIT Center, motorcycle ride and family fun day, registration 9 to 10:30 a.m., ride starts at 11 a.m. and returns at 3 p.m., Kutter Harley-Davidson, Monroe.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church, community pig roast, 11 a.m. to ??, South Wayne Shelter House. Serving food in church fellowship hall, dining inside or shelter house. Carry-outs available.

Tri-County ATV Club Annual Fall Raffle, 9 p.m., Nixon House, Gratiot. For additional information or to purchase raffle tickets, call 608-778-5591.