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Calendar: Sept. 6, 2008
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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.

Monroe Youth Hockey, rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., StateLine Ice and Community Expo, 4th Avenue West, 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.

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

Sunday, September 7

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

Gratiot Evangelical Free Church, Annual Missions Conference, 9:30 a.m. panel discussion; 10:30 a.m. ministry in Papau and Pastor Alex, morning message; at the church.

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

Juda Zion United Methodist Church, rally day for the Sunday school classes, 9:30 a.m., at the church. Classes for all ages.

Meier brothers, family reunion, 12:30 p.m., South Wayne Shelter house. Bring dish to pass. In case of bad weather, meet at the fire station. Table service provided.

Monroe United Methodist Church, Sunday School kick-off and family festival, 9:15 a.m. including meet the teachers, worship service at 10:45 a.m., family picnic at noon, games for kids and adults, Monroe United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe. Information (608) 325-6700.

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

Monday, September 8

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

Green County Area Entrepreneurs and Inventors Club, program by Ralph Kluseman on "Using the Internet as a Marketing Tool," 6:30 p.m., Monroe Clinic Hospital's New Glarus meeting room, 515 22nd Ave., Monroe. Information: (608) 328-9452 or

Historic Monroe, meeting, 4 p.m., Green County Welcome Center, Monroe.

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis, kick off party, 5 to 7 p.m., Four Seasons Bowling, 1100 W. Galena Ave., Freeport. Information: or (815) 971-6380.

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

Monroe City Band, rehearsal for Cheese Days concert, 8 p.m., Monroe Middle School bandroom.

Tuesday, September 9

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.

Amcore Bank Ambassador Club members and seniors, review of remaining trips for 2008 and preview of 2009 trips, 1:30 p.m., Amcore Bank community room, Monroe.

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

Monroe Clinic Diabetes Support Group, discussion about diabetes medications with Michael Kuckes, pharmacy manager of Monroe ShopKo, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Clinic building, main campus, lower level, Monroe.

NAMI Green County, meeting, 6:30 p.m., Angelus Retirement Complex, second floor conference room, 616 8th Ave., Monroe.