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Community Calendar: August 22, 2013
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Thursday, August 22

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10 am., 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, 8 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).

Concert on the Square featuring Raindogs (blues, rock), hosted by Main Street Monroe and Colony Brands, Inc., 6:30 to 9 p.m., west side of Square.

Monroe Morning Optimist Club meeting, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., Swiss Alps Restaurant, 804 4th Ave. West, Monroe. Guest speaker: Gail Eiserman, JOOI Convention in Cincinnati.

Monticello Area Historical Society general meeting, 6:30 p.m., Gap Church, W2401 Wisconsin 59, Albany. Friends of the Gap Church and the Albany Historical will present the local history.

Great Steak-Out, hosted by the Green County Beef Producers, 4:30 to 8 p.m., Green County Fairgrounds. Cost: $13 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets available at: Woodford State Bank, Talmer Bank, Sugar River Bank, Koning Meats and Deli, Ahrens Acre, Wisconsin Bank and Trust, and Equality Life Stock.

"Making Lemonade with Ben: The Audacity to Cope" book program, presented by Middleton-Times Tribune reporter Katherine Perreth, 7 p.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe. Info: Suzann Holland at 608-328-7010 or

Friday, August 23

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

Zilmer-Riley American Legion Unit No. 84 Friday night fish fry with Swiss steak, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1627 12th Ave., Monroe.

Green County Historical Museum open, 1 to 4 p.m., 1617 9th St., Monroe. Info: Christie Strait, 608-328-4301.

Outdoor Movie Nights featuring "Monster, Inc.," starting at dusk, Hope Evangelical Free Church, 2902 13th St., Monroe. Held inside if it rains. Free popcorn, beverage and snack. Bring your own chair. Info: Lesley Haworth, 608-329-4041.

Monroe High School Athletic Booster Club tailgate party, 5:30 p.m., during Cheesemaker football game against Mount Horeb. Booster Club members eat for free at the first tailgate party. Info: Frank Pivonka, president, at 608-214-3454 or or Terry Hughes, vice-president, 608-558-7923 or

Saturday, August 24

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., 1623 22 1/2 Ave., Monroe.

Market on the Square, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., downtown Monroe.

Cream puffs and master grilled cheese sandwiches served by the National Historic Cheesemaking Center and Boy Scout Troop 180, Farmers Market on the north side the Square, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October.

Avalanche trap shoot-out, 9:30 a.m., Argyle Rod and Gun Club. Registration: www.monroeyouthhockey, under the "Events" tab and then clicking "Skeet Shoot." Info: Adria Kuberski at 847-826-7867.

Sixth annual Colby Smith Memorial Four-Mile Classic, 8 a.m., St. Thomas Church, Kiwanis Drive, Freeport. Register at or on race day until 7:45 a.m. Price: $20 in advance or $25 on race day. Proceeds support the Colby Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Green County Historical Museum open, 1 to 4 p.m., 1617 9th St., Monroe. Info: Christie Strait, 608-328-4301.

Free clothing exchange, hosted by Lafayette Association for Home and Community Education, 10 a.m. to noon, American Legion Hall, 1400 Keep St., Darlington. Info: 608-776-4820.

Sunday, August 25

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

Music in the Park featuring "The Mississippi Man," hosted by Lena Community Park District, 6 p.m., Lions Park, Lena, Ill. In case of rain, event will be held at St. John's Church.

Green County Historical Museum open, 1 to 4 p.m., 1617 9th St., Monroe. Info: Christie Strait, 608-328-4301.

Annual mass to honor the venerable Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, hosted byFather Samuel Mazzuchelli Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, 3 p.m. Sunday Aug. 25 at St. Patrick's Church, 237 E. Main St., Benton. Tour of Father Samuel's grave site, his home where he died and of the restored St. Augustine Church. Info: 608-965-4517.

Albany FFA Alumni fourth annual Tractor and Toy Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Albany Lion's Club, 402 N. Cincinnati St. Free admission. Info: Jeffrey McNeely at 608-628-6975.

Schlittler-Speich reunion, Putnam Park, Brodhead. Potluck at noon, bring family updates.

Loaves and Fishes community meal, sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul Conference, 4 to 6 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Monroe.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church silent auction and annual outdoor worship service, Argue-Ment Golf Course, N9603 Argue Road, New Glarus. All proceeds benefit the Green County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Service at 9:30 a.m., silent auction ends at 12:15 p.m. Info: 608-527-2322, or