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Community Calendar: November 11, 2011
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Friday, November 11

Veteran's Day Ceremony, 10 a.m., Darlington High School gym. Ceremony is open to the public.

Monroe VFW 2312 Friday night fish fry, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1428 17th St., Monroe. Fish fry includes salad bar. Carry-outs available. Order: (608) 325-3338.

More Than Conquerors Kid's Program sponsored by First Baptist Church of Monroe, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Northside Elementary, 3005 8 1/2 Street, Monroe. Free, grades k-5. For more info, call (608) 325-2250.

5th Annual Autumn Craft Show and Bake Sale, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Founder's Hall at the Monroe Clinic.

FoodShare Application Assistance, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Brodhead Public Library, 1207 25th St., Brodhead. Info: (877) 366-3635

Pleasant View Nursing Home Annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pleasant View Nursing Home, N3150 Hwy 81, Monroe. Proceeds to go towards updating electronics in resident dayrooms.

American flag dedication ceremony, 1 p.m., Veterans Park, Pleasant View Park on Highway 81 and County Trunk N. Local Boy Scout Alex Engels, Troop 180, chose this project for his Eagle Scout Award. Veterans, their families and area residents are invited to attend.

Zilmer-Riley American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 84, Friday night fish fry with turkey and dressing, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fish fry includes salad bar. 1627 12th Ave., Monroe.

Saturday, November 12

Alcoholics Anonymous, 9:00 a.m., 1623 22 1/2 Ave., Monroe.

The Juda Fire Department Feather Party Texas Hold'em Tournament, 7:30 p.m. Admission: $1. Fowl prizes and door prize.

Homelessness Prevention Coalition of Green County and Family Promise's Shanty Town, 5 p.m., Monroe's Square. Info: (608) 328-9440

"Handling the Holiday," free event sponsored by Monroe Clinic hospice, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the St. Camillus Center, 2101 6th Street in Monroe. Register: (608) 324-1230 or (800) 367-8406.

Harvest Bazaar, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Orangeville United Methodist Church, 111 S. East Street.

Brooklyn Area Historical Society open house, 1 to 4 p.m., Brooklyn Community Building, 102 N. Rutland Ave. Presentation at 1:30 p.m. by a representative from the State Historical Society. Info: (608) 455-4585 or e-mail

Toy Train Barn Museum Food Drive, non-perisable food donation and receive on free entry to the museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., museum, 9141 Wisconsin 81. Donations go to Argyle Food Pantry.

Veterans Day Dinner, hosted by Monroe American Legion, 1627 12th Ave. Social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sign-up sheets are posted at the Monroe American Legion Post No. 84 and Cecil-Jones V.F.W. Post 2312. Area veterans and spouses are invited to attend.

Sunday, November 13

Green County Democrats and Progressives meeting, 6 p.m., Swiss Alps Restaurant, 804 4th Ave W., Monroe. Social time and dinner or dessert (Dutch treat) at 5:00 p.m. Info: (608) 527-2299.

Brotherhood Pancake Breakfast, Zwingli UCC, 416 East Lake Ave., Monticello, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu: Pancakes, sausage, applesauce, Limburger cheese, juice, coffee and milk. Donations go to support Zwingli Brotherhood.

Buffett breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12 .m., Monroe American Legion, 1627 12th Ave. Tickets: $6 for adults, $3.50 for ages 3 to 10, free for children under 3.

Monday, November 14

Monroe City Band rehearsal, 7:30 p.m., Monroe Middle School band room. New members welcome to join. Must have three years playing experience. All instruments welcome. Open to residents of any community.

Baby storytime, 9 a.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.

Toddlers storytime, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.

Cardio cerebral resuscitation, teen program, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.

The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) presentation, "A View of Memory Through History and Medicine," 6 to 8:30 p.m., Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard Street, Madison. Info:

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., (Design for Living), Life Church, N3029 14th Ave., Monroe

FoodShare Application Assistance, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Green County Food Pantry, 1015 15th Ave. Info: (877) 366-3635

FoodShare Application Assistance, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monroe Public Library, 926 16th St. Info: (877) 366-3635

Green Rock Audubon Society general membership meeting, 7 to 8:45 p.m., Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St. Presentation about Purple Martins by Dick Kubly of Janesville.

Ladies 31st Annual "Thanks" Giving Ham and Turkey Dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, 1701 W. 5th Ave., free will offering

Fall Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1025 15th Ave.