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Community Calendar: April 6, 2017
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Thursday, April 6

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 a.m., United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., St. John's Church, 1724 14th St., Monroe.

Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Monroe Bible Church, lower level room 102, 2613 8th Ave., Monroe. Use the west entrance (lower level).

Potluck Dinner, noon, Juda Community Center. Public is welcome; ages 55 and above. Bring a dish to pass and personal table service. Cards and dominos will be played after dinner. Info: Carol Davis at 608-934-5015.

"Roughneck Grace: Humor and Hope from the Heartland," 7 p.m., Belleville High School Auditorium, 625 W. Church St., Belleville. Author Michael Perry will give a humorous talk and book reading followed by a book-signing. Sponsored by Belleville Public Library. Free and open to public.

Monroe Morning Optimist Club, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., Club 48 dining room, Pleasant View complex, Monroe; enter through out-patient entrance, first left turn. Visitors welcome. Speaker: Katy Dickson shares her recent experiences in Senegal, Africa, on a USAID Farmer-to-Farmer program teaching food preservation techniques.

Swiss Attic Fanciers Quester Club, 9:30 a.m., Wisconsin Bank & Trust community room. Speaker: Zen teacher Susan Anderson.

Play + Learn, 9 a.m., Monroe Public Library. Ages 6 and younger with a caregiver.

4TEENS: Teen Advisory Board, 3:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library. Grades 6-12.

Family Fun Night, 5:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library. Kids and families.

Free Yoga, 6 p.m., New Glarus Yoga Center, 102 2nd St., New Glarus. Sponsored by New Glarus Public Library.

Monroe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 84 meeting, 4 p.m., post home, 1627 12th Ave., Monroe. Nominations for 2017-18 will be presented. Members are urged to attend.

Yester Year Auto Club, 7 p.m., First National Bank Community Room, Monroe. The 2017 booklet will be handed out. Bring finger foods. Coffee and lemonade will be provided.

Friday, April 7

Zilmer-Riley American Legion Unit 84, Friday night fish fry with baked ham or salmon loaf, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1627 12th Ave., Monroe. Now serving a children's menu.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Zwingli UCC, 416 E. Lake Ave., Monticello.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe. Women's meeting. Entrance is located by the day care center.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry, 4 to 5 p.m., lower level of Town Bank, Darlington. No income requirements or eligibility limits. Contact Carrie Shippy at 608-293-0791 to volunteer.

Preschool Story Time, 10:15 a.m., New Glarus Public Library, 319 2nd St.

Opening reception for "Mostly From My Collection" exhibit by Jonathan Wilde, 5 to 7 p.m., Monroe Arts Center's Wellington and Muranyi Galleries. Gallery talk by Wilde at 5:30 p.m. Free.

Saturday, April 8

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2810 6th St., Monroe.

Euchre Tournament, 1 p.m., Monroe Moose Lodge, 639 3rd Ave., Monroe. Open to the public; $5 entry fee.

Alcoholics Anonymous/Alanon, 6:30 p.m., Blanchardville Lutheran Church, 305 Madison St., Blanchardville. Open discussion. Entrance is on west side.

Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jane Addams Community Center, 430 W. Washington St., Cedarville, Illinois. Workshops, spinning and weaving demonstrations, vendors. Admission: Adults, $2; free for under 12. Info: Suzy Beggin at or 815-541-0897.

Easter Scavenger Hunt and Basket Benefit, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monroe Middle School new gym or outside, weather permitting. Sponsored by Monroe Kiwanis. Basket bidding ends at 12:30 p.m.

Monroe Quiz Bowl, 6 p.m., Monroe Public Library. Call 608-328-7016 to register.

American Legion Auxiliary's Wisconsin State Bowling Tournament, 10:30 a.m., Leisure Lanes, Monroe. Bowling starts at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Public invited.

Salad Luncheon, 10 a.m., Wiota Lutheran WELCA. Program followed by lunch. Cost is $7.

Bake Sale, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Woodford State Bank, Monroe. Variety of homemade treats for sale by Jordan Lutheran Church Women's Guild.

Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m., Peace Church, Browntown. Adults, $6; ages 6-12, $4; under 5, free. All you can eat, carryouts available.

Sunday, April 9

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., St. John's UCC, 1724 14th St., Monroe.

Brodhead FFA Alumni Card Party, 1:30 p.m., Bank of Brodhead courtesy room. Public welcome. Light refreshments and prizes.

"One Voice," 1:30 p.m., Zion Church, N2350 Church St., Juda. Easter musical. Free; good-will offering accepted. Refreshments in fellowship hall after the program. Public invited.

American Legion Auxiliary's Wisconsin State Bowling Tournament, 9 a.m., Leisure Lanes, Monroe. Second tournament starts at noon. Public invited.

Ham Dinner, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 407 E. Center St., South Wayne. Menu: Ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, rolls, salad, cheese, dessert and a beverage. Carryouts available. For deliveries in the South Wayne area, call Ron DeNure at 608-558-9933 or Renita Berget at 608-214-5258. Cost: Adults, $10; age 12 and under, $6; under 2, free.

Easter Cantata, 8 and 10:45 a.m., United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe. Six characters from the Bible will share their story on how Jesus impacted their lives.

Parade of the Palms and Palm Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m., McConnell United Methodist Church, McConnell, Illinois. Open to all faith believers.

International Migratory Bird Day, 1 to 4 p.m., community room, Town Bank, 15815 Wisconsin 81, Darlington. Lafayette County Bluebird Society's spring meeting. Speaker: Dr. Stanley A. Temple. Refreshments.

Mount Olive Lutheran Church Special Service, 10:30 a.m. worship service, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Monroe. Spiritual renewal of vows for those taught religion from Luther's Small Catechism. Info: 328-8130.

Green County Democrats and Progressives monthly meeting, social and dining time at 5 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m., Leisure Lanes. Guest speakers: Martha Laning, chair of Democratic Party of Wisconsin, and Christine Welcher, candidate for 2nd Congressional District chair.

Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m. to noon, American Legion, Monroe.

Monday, April 10

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2810 6th St., Monroe.

Baked Potato/Taco Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, 639 3rd Ave., Monroe. Fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 101. Silent auction. Cost: $6. Carryouts available.

Words + Wonder, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library. Ages 3-6 with a caregiver.

4TEENS: Bottle Flip, 2:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library. Grades 6-12.

Lunch Bunch, noon to 1 p.m., county board room, Lafayette County Courthouse, Darlington. Topic: "Health from Within," presented by Dr. Abbey Tebbe. Bring lunch for informal hour.