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Community Calendar: Nov. 19, 2015
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Thursday, November 19

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, 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).

Green County Cancer Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., St. Camillus Center, Monroe. Info: Sue Hall, 608-328-4436.

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

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

Appy Hour, 5 p.m., Monroe Public Library, all ages, caregiver must be present with kids under 6.

Monroe Morning Optimist Club, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., Monroe Country Club, 2205 21st St., Monroe. Speaker: Whitney Thompson, ADRC dementia care specialist. Topic: How to be dementia-friendly.

Dissecting Dementia-Related Behavior and Appetite Changes presentation, by Azura Memory Care, 4:30 to 6 p.m., First National Security Bank, 1625 10th St., Monroe. Free. Refreshments provided. Registration required by Nov. 17 by contacting Lindsay Scholz at 608-293-3971 or

Cub Scout Pack 114 Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Abraham Lincoln Accelerated Learning Academy cafeteria.

Friday, November 20

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

Zilmer-Riley American Legion Unit No. 84, Friday night fish fry with roast beef or hot beef sandwiches and pie, also chili and salad bar, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1627 12th Ave., Monroe.

4TEENS Open Clubs, 3:30 p.m., teen area of Monroe Public Library, grades 6-12.

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

Youth Mental Health First Aid, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Green County Justice Center, lower level multi-purpose rooms, 2841 6th St., Monroe. Learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help youth and where to turn for help. Cost: $25, includes lunch and materials. To register, call Bridget Mouchon-Humphrey at Green County UW-Extension, 608-328-9440, or email

Saturday, November 21

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

Home for the Holidays Craft Show and Silent Auction, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brush Creek Golf Course in Orangeville. A $2 donation at the door is requested. Proceeds from the event support the summer concert series.

Nature Center Open House, 1 to 4 p.m., Bluebird Nest Nature Center, 308 Main St., Darlington. Refreshments, interactive displays and Santa Bear. Nature ornaments by Pat Discher.

Open Speaker meeting, 6:30 p.m., St. Victors Church, 1760 14th St., Monroe. Entrance is the parish library door on 20th Ave. on the east side of the church.

Argyle's Women's Club Silent Auction and Bake Sale, 8 to 11:30 a.m., First National Bank community room, 321 E. Milwaukee St., Argyle. Gift baskets and business donations are on display for the silent auction bidding, which ends at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. All proceeds are for community needs.

New Odyssey, 7:30 p.m., Monroe Arts Center, 1315 11th St., Monroe. Classic rock, country and novelty music, comedy and audience participation. Tickets: $25, $20, $10 for students 18 and under, available at box office at MAC, by calling 608-325-5700 or 888-596-1249, or online at

Holiday Silent Auction Opening Reception, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Monroe Arts Center, Wesley Hall, 1315 11th St., Monroe. Items include original art and handcrafted items, holiday-themed objects and clothing. Final bids accepted until 7:15 p.m. Dec. 12. Auction items may be viewed Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For extended viewing hours or info, contact MAC at 608-325-5700 or 888-596-1249, or online at Bids accepted in person or by phone.

Bake Sale, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Woodford State Bank, Monroe. Sponsored by the Jordan Lutheran Church Women. Includes lefse, rolls, cookies, pies.

Sunday, November 22

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

Winter Farmers Market, 3:30 to 6 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1025 15th Ave., Monroe. In conjunction with Loaves and Fishes. Open to the public.

Loaves and Fishes, 4 to 6 p.m., dining room, Grace Lutheran Church, Monroe. Sponsored by the Monroe United Methodist Church. Farmer's market will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Open to the public.

Community Thanksgiving Praise and Worship Service, 10:30 a.m., McConnell United Methodist Church, 211 N. Hulbert Road, McConnell, Ill. Special music and a message of thanksgiving to celebrate the harvest will be presented. Open to the public.