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Community Calendar: March 5, 2016
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Saturday, March 5

"Exploring Your Inner Path," 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Great Plains Zen Center, W7762 Falk Road, Monroe. Fundraising event to explore different styles of meditation and contemplative practice. Cost: $100 for full day; $60 for half day. Contact gpzc@, call 608-325-6248 to register.

Soup Day, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Juda-Oakley-UMC, W2388 Gerber Road, Juda. Menu: Chili, soups, hot dogs, cheese sandwiches, desserts and beverages; crafts and baked goods for sale. Pie auction at 2 p.m. Cost: $7 for adults ($7.50 at door); $3 ($3.50 at door) for children 10 and under; free for children 5 and under.

"Our God Reigns" missions event, 10 a.m., Gratiot middle school, Gratiot. Breakfast brunch from 10 to 11:30 a.m.; sing-a-long at 11:30 a.m.; Ryan Wyss speaking at 11:45 a.m.; Deb Wyss will speak on special needs children at 1 p.m.

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

Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m. to noon, United Methodist Church, 2227 4th St., Monroe. Hosted by Boy Scouts of America Troop 180. Cost: $6 for ages 11 to adult; $3 for ages 4 to 10; free for ages 3 and under.

Sunday, March 6

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast and Bake Sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Moose Lodge, 639 3rd Ave., Monroe. Sponsored by the Monroe Noon Optimist Club. Baked goods include lefse, cookies, pies, bars and more. Cost: $8 for adults, $4 for ages 6-11; free for ages under 5. Proceeds support local youth programs.

"Our God Reigns" missions event, 9:30 a.m., Gratiot middle school, Gratiot. Ryan Wyss will share slides on Asia and present morning message at 10:30 a.m., followed by a fellowship dinner.

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

Monday, March 7

AARP Drivers Safety Class, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Behring Senior Center, Monroe. For age 55 and older. Cost: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Call 608-325-3173 to sign up.

Teen Genealogy Work-shop, 2:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, grades 6-12.

Maker Monday, 2:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, grades 2-12.

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

Tuesday, March 8

Scrabble, 1 p.m., New Glarus Public Library, 319 2nd St., New Glarus.

Albany Library Book Club, 7 p.m., Albany public library, 200 N. Water St., Albany. Discussing "Hannah Coulter" by Wendell Berry.

Level UP! Study Time, 3:15 p.m., Monroe Public Library, grades K-12.

Al-Anon Support Group, 7:30 p.m., Monroe Clinic hospital building, Cardiac Rehab Conference Room.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Church, 506 12th Ave., Fellowship Hall, New Glarus.

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

Golden Age Club business meeting, noon, Behring Senior Center, 1113 10th St., Monroe.

Monroe TOPS Chapter 1453 meeting, 11 a.m., Monroe Methodist Church, 2227 4th St. Info: 608-325-9491

Monroe Noon Optimists meeting, noon, Swiss Alps, 804 4th Ave. West, Monroe. Speaker: Darlene Kennison, local author. Open to the public. Info: 608-325-9768.

Pops Concert, 7 p.m., Monroe High School Performing Arts Center. Monroe High School Band will perform, featuring music from "The Lion King," Adele, "Hairspray the Musical," "The Hunger Games," "Tarzan" and "Star Wars." Free and open to the public.