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Community Calendar: Dec. 9, 2015
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Wednesday, December 9

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Apple Grove Lutheran Church, 4501 Apple Grove Church Road, Argyle.

Adult Book Club, 7 p.m., New Glarus Public Library, 319 2nd St., New Glarus.

Things and Stuff (Mostly Crafts), grades 4 and up, 2:30 p.m., Albertson Memorial Library, 200 N. Water St., Albany.

What?-ology!, grades 2-12, 3:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library.

Chess Club, grades 6-12, 3:30 p.m., meets in the teen area, Monroe Public Library.

"Blue Gold: World Water Wars" documentary film showing, 6:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, second-floor meeting room. Refreshments provided. Free, open to the public.

Thursday, December 10

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.

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

Christmas Dinner, light refreshments at 6:30 p.m., dinner served at 7 p.m., Albany Lion's Club. Program by the Albany School Choir. Cost: $12 for dinner. Open to the public. Reservations are required; call Dorothy Schlapback at 608-862-3573 to make reservations.

Morning Optimist Club, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., Monroe Country Club, 2205 21st St., Monroe. Speaker: Steve Borowski; Director of Facilities and Operation Effectiveness, Monroe Clinic, on MC Building Status.

Monroe Sons of Norway Ostestaden Lodge Christmas Party, 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., World Buffet, Monroe. Sign up with Maren at 608-325-3248. Bring a $5 gift suitable for anyone for exchange. There will be a play on Norwegian Christmas traditions and holiday music. Items for the Friday bake sale can be delivered at the party or the next morning at Woodford Bank.

Words + Wonder, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library; ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver; all siblings are welcome.

4TEENS, 3:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, grades 6-12.

Friday, December 11

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

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

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

Norwegian Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Woodford Bank, Monroe. Hosted by the Monroe Sons of Norway lodge. Lefse, sandbakels, krumkake, fattigman and other Norwegian and American treats. Items for the sale can be delivered at the Christmas party on Dec. 10 or to Woodford Bank the morning of the sale.

Silent Night, Holy Night Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Monroe High School, 1600 26th St., Monroe. Music by Jaime Jorge. Free admission.

Saturday, December 12

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

Snack with Santa (all ages), 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Albany Lions Club. Hosted by the Albertson Memorial Library.

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

McConnell Cookie Walk, 12 to 4 p.m., McConnell Area Historical Society Museum, 202 E. Main St., McConnell. Christmas cookies and other baked goods available for purchase. Santa Claus from 2 to 4 p.m. Open to the public.

St. John's UCC cookie and candy sale, 8 to 11 a.m., fellowship hall, St. John's United Church of Christ, 1724 14th St., Monroe. Handicap-accessible. Items include cookies, candy, gift baskets, braetzeli and specialty breads. Free coffee for shoppers.

Santa Claus, 11 a.m., Wiota Fire House/Town Hall, Wiota.