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Community Calendar: Nov. 7, 2015
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Saturday, November 7

Veterans Appreciation Dinner, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Albany Lion's Club Building, 402 N. Cincinnati Street, Albany. Active duty personnel, veterans, spouses and widows or widowers of deceased veterans invited. Reservations required. Info: (608) 509-9053 or

3 Redneck Tenors performance, 7:30 p.m., Monroe High School Performing Arts Center, 1600 26th St., Monroe. Reserved seat tickets are $50, $35, $25, $20 and $10 for students 18 and under. Tickets available at box office, 1315 11th St., or by calling the Monroe Arts Center at 608-325-5700 or 888-596-1249 or online at

Green County Genealogical Society meeting, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library, second floor meeting room. Topic: Sanborn Insurance Maps. Free, visitors welcome. Info: Sharon at 815-868-2416 or Donna at 608-921-1537.

Handling the Holidays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Monroe Clinic Hospice, St. Camillus Center, 2101 6th St., Monroe. Free program on how to deal with grief during the holidays. Register: 608-324-1230 or 800-367-8406. Early registration encouraged.

Salad Luncheon and Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., New Horizon United Methodist Church, 1726 South Murphy Road (between Footville and Orfordville, off Highway 11). Menu items: Salad bar, barbecue, pie and beverage. Cost: $8 per person. Info: Church office at 608-876-6256.

Little Makers, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library; toddlers through age 6, with a caregiver; all siblings are welcome.

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 Avenue on the east side of the church.

Lord's Acre Auction, lunch at 11 a.m., auction at 12:30 p.m., Fayette United Methodist Church, 11013 County F, Darlington. Auction items include crafts, baked goods, canned meat and gift certificates.

Sunday, November 8

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

Veterans Memorial Service, 7 p.m., Brodhead United Methodist Church, Brodhead. Memorial service and roll call of all area veterans who have died in the past year. Open to the public.

Zilmer-Riley American Legion Unit No. 84, buffet breakfast, serving 8 a.m. to noon, 1627 12th Ave., Monroe.

Green County Democrats and Progressives monthly meeting, Leisure Lanes, 2308 6th Ave., Monroe. Social and dining time at 5 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m. Guest speaker: Kim Kaukl, executive director of the Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance. Topic: Current condition of educational systems, funding in rural communities.

Veterans Service, sponsored by the Green County Council American Legion and Auxiliary, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 501 1st Center Ave., Brodhead. All Legion and Auxiliary members of Green County encouraged to attend. Open to the public.

Monday, November 9

Thanksgiving dinner, St. Peter's Ladies, 5 to 7 p.m., ham and turkey served, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1708 W. 6th Ave., Brodhead. Free-will donations accepted. Call ahead for carryouts: 608-897-4094 or 608-897-2092.

Snuggletime, 9:15 a.m., Monroe Public Library; babies 0-18 months, with a caregiver; all siblings are welcome.

Wiggletime, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library; for toddlers, with a caregiver; all siblings are welcome.

4TEENS, 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: "An Overview of Lafayette County by Sheriff Reg Gill."

Tuesday, November 10

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

Golden Age Club, lunch, 11:30 a.m., Pizza Hut, Monroe.

2015 Immunization Clinic, Green County Health Department, Pleasant View Complex, N3150 Wisconsin 81, Monroe. Call 608-328-9390 to schedule an appointment.

Flu Clinic, 1 to 3 p.m., Green County Health Department. Cost: $35. Medicare Part B accepted.

Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Peppercorn Banquets, 1417 Mansion Drive, Monroe.

Music + Movement, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library; ages 0-6, with a caregiver; all siblings are welcome.

Homeschool Hub - Read it!, 1:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, for homeschool students of all ages.

Just Sayin' Teen Talk, 3:30 to 4 p.m., second floor program room, Monroe Public Library; teen issues forum grades 6-12; meets every Tuesday.

Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Marty's Village Inn, 207 West Hwy. 11, South Wayne. First-time donors need photo ID along with one other form of ID.

Albany Library Book Club, 7 p.m., Albertson Memorial Library, 200 N. Water St., Albany.

Yesteryear Auto Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., First National Bank community room, Monroe. Beverages will be provided; bring finger foods.

Monroe Noon Optimists meeting, noon, Swiss Alps restaurant, 804 4th Ave. West, Monroe. Speaker: Taylor Bryant, topic: Safe driving. Open to the public. Info: 608-325-9768.

DAR meeting, Benjamin Harrison Chapter, noon, Monroe Public Library, upstairs meeting room. State regent, Claudette Fink, will speak about patriotic music. Three new members will be installed.